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Fargo man jailed after disturbance and pursuit in Wahpeton

Andrew BarrettWAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – A Fargo man is in the Richland County jail on a number of charges following a disturbance outside a Wahpeton liquor store late Monday night and a 45-minute pursuit. Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson says 40-year-old Andrew Barrett nearly hit a pedestrian before leading deputies and police officers on a pursuit that ended in a…

I-94 reopen between Alexandria and Osakis

UPDATE: Highway has been reopened. ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KVRR) – The Minnesota State Patrol says I-94 has been closed in both directions between Alexandria and Osakis following a law enforcement-related pursuit. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says the pursuit has ended but the incident is still active. Traffic in both directions is being temporarily rerouted at exits 103 & 114.     Categories:…

Driver who died in pursuit in Traill County identified

UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the driver who died as 31-year-old Randy Cole and the passenger who was taken to the hospital as 24-year-old Elena Fladeland. Both have no permanent address and weren’t wearing seat belts.   TRAILL CO., N.D. — A man is dead and a woman has unknown injuries after crashing into a semi head-on near…

Man Accused of Assaulting Menard’s Worker Over Masks, Hits Officer With Hammer

HUTCHINSON, Minn. — A man accused of assaulting a Menard’s employee in Hutchinson, Minnesota on Wednesday, also drags an officer and hits him in the head with a hammer. Police say the 61-year-old suspect hit the Menard’s worker with some lumber after a mask dispute. Police responded and a “slow speed pursuit” began near the Hutchinson Mall. The man stopped…

Fargo Police chase ends in crash

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Authorities are searching for those who fled a crash in Fargo following a brief pursuit. Shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday, a state trooper attempted to stop a car for a traffic violation on I-94. The driver entered the tri-level interchange and went north on I-29 at a high rate of speed launching the pursuit. As the…

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…