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Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges For His Alleged Involvement in Downtown Riot

During the riot, federal prosecutors say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield.

FARGO, N.D. — Federal prosecutors say there is probable cause to believe 30-year-old Errick Toa committed civil disorder. They claim he unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded commerce. During the riot, they say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield. Multiple squad cars were damaged during the night. OneFargo…

MN Sets New Standard For Traffic Stops Four Years After Philando Castile Shooting

Other advice for drivers include avoiding reaching around inside the vehicle and to not get out of the vehicle unexpectedly or approach the officer.

MINNEAPOLIS — “I pray that Minnesota can be a model for other states, the whole United States be a model and do these things we all can be better,” Valerie Castile said. Philando Castile’s mother, law enforcement and state officials discussed the new changes in traffic stops involving guns. The guideline for drivers carrying a gun is to keep their…

Grand Forks Co. Sheriff’s Office Corporal injured in shooting released from hospital

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office says Corporal Ron Nord, who was injured during a shooting at an apartment Wednesday, is out of the hospital. Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and 61-year-0ld Lola Moore were killed in the gunfire. “After being shot in the upper leg and abdomen only a day prior, Corporal Ron Nord walked…

$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…