PIT MANEUVER

Police Use PIT Maneuver To Stop Fleeing Vehicle In Moorhead

Driver Arrested After Overnight Chase

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A driver leads Moorhead Police on a chase down one of the busiest streets in the city overnight. An officer tried to stop a vehicle around 10 Thursday night in the 1100 block of 8th St. S. for driving that indicated impairment. The driver fled, leading police on a chase for 10 blocks before an officer…

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase In Clay County

CLAY CO., Minn. — A Richville, Minnesota man landed in the Clay County Jail after a high speed chase east of Moorhead. 40-year-old James Helps, who doesn’t have a valid drivers license, was stopped by a deputy Wednesday night on Highway 10 near Glyndon. Helps sped off as the deputy was talking to him. A Hawley police officer dropped stop…

Grand Forks man facing eight charges after early morning pursuit

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department arrested a man on several charges early Monday morning after he fled during a traffic stop. According to police, 51-year-old Shawn Bjerke was driving on N 12th Street when officers attempted to pull him over for being a suspended driver. Bjerke initially pulled over and exited his vehicle. Officers addressed Bjerke which is…

Juveniles Escape Detention Center In Moorhead Lead Officers On Fast Chase

Names are not being released due to their ages

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two juveniles escape from the Northwest Regional Juvenile Detention Facility in Moorhead and lead officers on a chase in a Clay County Fleet vehicle. It all started around 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Moorhead police tried to stop them but they fled. A deputy pursued the vehicle on I-94 at speeds up to 100 miles per hour. A Barnesville…

Moorhead Woman Arrested After Chase In Stolen Pickup

Troopers used a PIT maneuver to arrest 23-year-old Olivia Adams

CASS CO., N.D. — A reckless driver in a stolen pickup out of Fargo is arrested after a chase on I-94. Troopers used a PIT maneuver to arrest 23-year-old Olivia Adams of Moorhead. They got a report around 1:40 this afternoon that a a driver was being reckless and nearly striking other vehicles near Buffalo. Adams fled from troopers at…

Man Arrested after High Speed Chase near Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Minn.–A man was arrested Wednesday evening after he fled from police in a high speed chase near Alexandria. A Minnesota State Trooper attempted a traffic stop near West Union at approximately 8 p.m., but the suspect fled westbound on I-94. The Osakis Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department joined the pursuit as the suspect continued fleeing towards…

Suspect Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase Through two Counties

The Clay County Sheriff's Department has not released the driver's identity yet.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–Two police departments and two sheriff’s offices were involved in a high speed chase on Friday. At approximately 1:12 p.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle pursuit happening on I-94 from Ottertail County. The Fergus Falls Police Department and Ottertail County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing the vehicle that was stolen from a possible carjacking. The…

Driver Jumps Into Chase Setting Off A Second Pursuit

One Man Faces Charges of Escape and Fleeing An Officer

Irvin Peltier, Sr. 1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two people were arrested following simultaneous pursuits that ended in Moorhead Tuesday afternoon. During a traffic stop south of Glyndon, the driver took off, starting a chase that led into Moorhead. During the pursuit, another a driver interfered with the chase, swerving across lanes…