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$10,000 Seized After Fargo Man Is Accused Of Nearly Dragging Officer

Eric Faleide appeared nervous and gave conflicting statements about who owned the SUV He Was Driving

May 2018FARGO, N.D. — A man faces charges after nearly dragging a Fargo police officer last Friday. He was found sitting in an SUV outside a motel with a backpack next to the vehicle containing an estimated $10,000. The officer says Eric Faleide of Fargo appeared nervous and gave conflicting statements about who owned the SUV. It had a temporary…

Video of Moorhead Officer Elbowing Woman Released

FARGO, N.D. – Newly released video shows a Moorhead Police Officer striking a cuffed woman after she spit on him at a Fargo hospital. Felony assault charges against Officer Matthew Lambert were dropped this week. Asst. Cass County State’s Attorney Reid Brady says an excessive force expert concluded he was following his training. Jennifer Thomas was arrested at the Moorhead…

Dilworth Police Officer Hurt in Head-On Crash, Returns to Shift

DILWORTH, Minn. – A Dilworth Police officer is the definition of dedication. Officer Elias Hoversten’s squad car was hit head–on. He went to the hospital and then returned to work. Chief Ty Sharpe says Officer Hoversten suffered a twisted arm, cracked neck, hurt his knee and received chemical burns. On its Facebook page, the department says “They build them tough in…

UPDATE: Deputies in Officer-Involved Shooting in Nevis Identified

The name of the officer has not been released

UPDATE: The Minnesota Bureau Department of Public safety identifies the Hubbard County Deputy who was shot and injured and the deputy who shot at a suspect in Nevis on Saturday. DPS says Deputy Erick Rypkema was shot by Bryce Bellomo during a chase. He has been in law enforcement for 13 years including four with the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office….

Moorhead Officer Charged with Assault of Woman Under Arrest

Jennifer Thomas was arrested in September for an incident involving a gun at the Moorhead Buffalo Wild Wings

FARGO (KFGO) – A Moorhead police officer is on paid administrative leave after being charged with felony assault in Fargo. According to court documents, Officer Matthew Lambert struck Jennifer Thomas with his elbow, causing injuries to her face. Thomas was arrested in September for an incident involving a gun at the Moorhead Buffalo Wild Wings. Thomas was allegedly assaulted by…

People Celebrating Civically Active Women and Those Running for Office at Nation’s First Nonpartisan 5K

Over 500 people ran in Washington D.C. while people from 25 other states were signed up virtually to run in their home towns

FARGO, N.D. — The country’s first nonpartisan 5K celebrating women getting civically active and running for office is happening nationwide. Those who put together the Courage to Run 5K say democracy is a marathon. Whether you are looking to run a physical race or a political race, you need a focused mindset, heartfelt vision and physical endurance. Over 500 people…

Person finds Autistic Moorhead Boy’s Stolen Bike After Seeing KVRR Article

MOORHEAD, Minn. – An autistic boy gets his stolen bike back thanks to the power of the internet. On Facebook, Moorhead Police posted a person saw KVRR’s article about 16-year-old Brandon Hilde’s bike being stolen on Sunday and found it. An officer then returned it to him. Brandon’s aunt Sarah Peterson says he depends on his three-wheeled bike. “This is…

Man Shot and Killed by Police in Devils Lake Has Been Identified

That officer is now on paid administrative leave, and the B-C-I is handling the case

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The man shot and killed by police in Devils Lake has been identified. Around 4:30 pm Thursday officers say they saw 26-year-old Daniel Fuller of Devils Lake scaling a fence. Police tried to take him into custody when an officer fired their gun. That officer is now on paid administrative leave, and the B-C-I is handling…

New Position Aims to Provide Safety in Fargo Parks: Highlighted After Man is Chased with Machete

The police department is calling Josh Marvig the new park officer and the parks district has given him the title of security coordinator

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man was arrested Sunday after chasing a man with a machete in a Fargo park. Police got a call shortly after 9 p.m. to an area near the playground in Lindenwood Park. They say 25–year–old Emmanuel Gartei got into an argument with the man over money. Gartei then went to his car to get a…