POSSESSION

Aberdeen Businessman Facing 20 Years in Prison for Possession of Meth

The business has since changed its name to Aberdeen Retail

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Sentencing has been set for an Aberdeen businessman who admitted to keeping meth in the basement of his pawn shop. Silas Wilson, 51, pleaded guilty last week to possessing meth and ingesting the drug. The charge stems from a police raid of Aberdeen Pawn in which authorities say they found meth worth nearly $33,000 on the streets….

Men Arrested for Transporting Nearly 500 Pounds of Marijuana in North Dakota

They were stopped Sunday morning on I-94 just outside Jamestown

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption STUTSMAN COUTNY, N.D. — Two men are jailed after they were caught with nearly 500 pounds of marijuana. The Stutsman County Sheriff Office arrested Nhia Lee of Minnesota and Bee Thor of Wisconsin. They were stopped Sunday morning on I-94 just outside Jamestown. Deputies found what appears to be 476…

DAPL Protester Reaches Plea Deal

Prosecutors will drop a more serious count of discharge of a firearm during a felony crime of violence

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Red Fawn Fallis has pleaded guilty to civil disorder and gun possession by a felon. The Denver woman will avoid a trial after she was accused of firing a gun three times in October 2016 at the Dakota Access pipeline protest in Morton County, North Dakota. No one was hurt. Prosecutors will drop a more…

Fargo Woman Facing Charges in Crash with Fargo Police Car

The department says her preliminary blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman was arrested after hitting a Fargo Police Department squad car. Twenty-year-old Allison Wunderlich wasn’t hurt after she ran into the back of the squad car on Friday night. She was arrested for DUI and cited for minor in possession, minor consuming alcohol, minor under the influence, and failure to have vehicle under control. The…

Fargo Man Arrested After Suspected DUI Crash Near the Dike

Police say 40-year-old Homer Winans III was arrested for DUI, possession and two outstanding warrants

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — One person was taken into custody after crashing into several trees near the dike just off 15th Avenue and 4th Street South in Fargo. Police say 40-year-old Homer Winans III was arrested for DUI, possession and two…

Authorities Investigating Child Pornography in Rural Clay County

So far, charges have not been filed

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — The FBI and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office are working on a child pornography investigation in rural Clay County. Computers, cellphones, CD’s and tablets were among the items seized from a rural Hawley home on October 24. So far, charges have not been filed. Court documents say the person being investigated is “likely involved in…

St. Cloud Toddler Recovering After Shooting Himself

Authorities say the boy is in stable condition

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — St. Cloud police say a 3-year-old boy shot himself after finding a loaded gun at his home. Authorities say the boy is in stable condition. They are looking for the 28-year-old father of the child who could face charges of negligently storing a firearm and being a felon in possession of a gun. Police were…

Jamestown Man, who Hid Cell Phone of Child Pornography, Sentenced

McManus was arrested after his wife found a cell phone hidden behind the refrigerator with the images

JAMESTOWN, ND — A Jamestown man has also been sentenced on child pornography charges. Alexander McManus, 56, is sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography materials and being in possession of them. McManus was arrested after his wife found a cell phone hidden behind the refrigerator with the images. Categories: Crime, Local News, News…

Traffic Stop on I-94 in Fargo Nets $115,000 of Marijuana

Police say it happened on Wednesday when they made a traffic stop eastbound on I-94 in Fargo

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Jakeb Ward Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Christopher Bieniek Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — A traffic violation turned into a drug arrest after police found 70 pounds of marijuana. Police say it happened on Wednesday when they made a traffic stop eastbound on I-94 in Fargo. A search of the vehicle led…

Rockers Melissa Etheridge, Todd Rundgren Arrested in North Dakota

Court documents show Melissa Etheridge was arrested in August in Burke County while heading from Canada into North Dakota.

  BURKE COUNTY, ND — Two rock n’ roll stars officially have records in North Dakota after being arrested at the border with Canada for marijuana. Court documents show Melissa Etheridge was arrested in August in Burke County while heading from Canada into North Dakota. Etheridge was charged with possession of a controlled substance. People magazine reports she has pleaded…