POLK COUNTY

Prescription Drug Take Back Day On Saturday

From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. uneeded or expired prescription drugs.

Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States and in Minnesota. This Saturday is National Prescription Take Back Day. From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. unneeded or expired prescription drugs. Here in the Fargo-Moorhead area you can drop off at the Moorhead Police Department at…

No Injuries in Polk County House Fire

Officials with the Polk County Sheriff's Office say the house had extensive damage

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — Three fire crews responded to a house fire late last night in Grove Park Township in Mentor, Minnesota. Officials with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office say the house had extensive damage. No one was hurt. The fire is under investigation. Fire Crews from Mentor, Erskine and Fertile all responded to the call. Categories: Community, Local…

Identity of Suspect Released in Fatal Standoff in Polk County

Officials say Huderle died of a gunshot wound, but have not determined if it was self-inflicted

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — The name of the man involved in an officer involved shooting Monday in rural Polk County has been released. He is 73-year-old Clarence Huderle of Warren. Officials say Huderle died of a gunshot wound, but have not determined if it was self-inflicted. He allegedly fired two shots at a mail carrier Monday morning in Northland…

Suspect Dead in Standoff in Polk County

While a deputy was investigating, he was confronted by a man with a rifle and called for backup

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man is dead in Polk County after allegedly shooting at a mail carrier, setting off an hours-long standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies. The mail carrier reported hearing two gunshots around 11:20 this morning in Northland Township, about 30 miles north of Crookston. One of the bullets shattered the rear window of his vehicle….

Two Arrested for Selling Drugs in the Grand Forks Area

He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson's apartment in Grand Forks

Craig Hudson, 27 (L), Travis Larocque, 35 (R)  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two men are accused of selling drugs in the Grand Forks area. Craig Hudson, 27, appeared in court on two felony drug charges. He is also facing two drug misdemeanors. He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson’s apartment in Grand…

Polk County Mailman Charged with Bestiality

Authorities say the homeowner looked at surveillance footage and watched Chapman engage in a sexual act with the homeowner's dog

Brian Louis George L. Chapman, 21, has been charged with one count of second-degree burglary and one count of bestiality for alleged sex acts with a dog of a customer on his route on Feb. 6, 2017. (Courtesy of Polk County sheriff)  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A Polk County mailman is accused of having sex with a homeowner’s dog while…