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Man arrested, charged with DUI following police chase

Authorities say Kevin Anderson was trying to drive into oncoming vehicles and brake checking officers

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. — A Fort Ransom man is arrested and charged with DUI after leading police on a chase in Barnes County Friday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Kevin Anderson was recklessly driving northbound on Barnes County Road 21, south of Kathryn. Authorities say he would not stop when they tried to pull him over and…

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…

Pursuit in Cass County Leads to Three Arrests

The sheriff's office says deputies tried to pull the vehicle over at 1:40 a.m.

CASSELTON, N.D. — An early morning pursuit in Cass County leads to the arrests of three men. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies tried to stop a vehicle at 1:40 this morning. The pursuit ended northeast of Casselton when spike strips stopped the vehicle. The driver, 25-year-old Collin Forthun, of West Fargo, was arrested for multiple charges, including terrorizing….

Officer, suspect in Glyndon officer involved shooting identified

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will investigate the incident.

GLYNDON, Minn.–The officer and suspect in an officer involved shooting on Tuesday have been identified. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says Officer Matthew Tri of the Glyndon Police Department attempted a traffic stop on Highway 10 at approximately 1:24 a.m. The vehicle, driven by 21-year-old Destiny Nicole Weaver of Fargo, fled and reached speeds close to 100 miles per…

Driver taken to hospital after early morning pursuit

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police responded to the scene of a reported assault Tuesday morning. When officers arrived, they saw an individual matching the suspect’s description leaving the scene in a vehicle. Police terminated their pursuit of the vehicle due to the driver’s reckless behavior. Soon after fleeing, Fargo Police located the driver again and used a tire deflation device. The driver…

Man arrested after fleeing from traffic stop in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — 29-year-old Reed Allen Middleton of Grand Forks was taken into custody after fleeing from a traffic stop Friday evening. The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle that fled a traffic stop within Grand Forks city limits at around 6:40 p.m. Deputies found the vehicle traveling west on Grand Forks County Road 4…

Authorities Searching for Man after Pursuit through Horace and West Fargo

Police say there is no threat to the public at this time.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol and West Fargo Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit on Monday. The NDHP received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in a rural area of Horace at approximately 10:40 p.m. A trooper attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the driver fled north east into West Fargo. West Fargo…

Moorhead Man Leads Deputies on Two-State Pursuit

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–A Moorhead man was arrested Monday evening after fleeing from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Thirty-four-year-old Nicholas Kenneth Wessels was driving through Nielsville when he was pulled over by a Polk County Sheriff’s deputy. The deputy identified Wessels and noticed he had a felony DOC warrant out of Minnesota. More deputies were called to the scene, but Wessels…