What leads to the Red River SWAT Team getting called in?

The Red River Valley SWAT team has had a busy week responding to its third call in six days related to warrants leading to peaceful arrests.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The SWAT team is made up of police officers from seven agencies around the region teaming up with special tactics, knowledge and weapons in order to make the community feel safe. They use what’s called a risk assessment matrix from the National Tactical Officers Association to determine when SWAT should be used. “It’s not just something…

SWAT Team & Police Arrest Wanted Man in Fargo Saturday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A man wanted in at least two counties is arrested after a high-risk, knock-and-announce search warrant is carried out in Fargo Saturday night. Police say they arrested Dustin Hagman with the help of the Red River Valley SWAT Team after 5 p.m. Saturday at 2624 35th Avenue South. He had warrants issued by authorities in Ramsey…

No arrests after 5 hour police search in south Fargo

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo police spent several hours at a local residence after serving a search warrant Monday morning. The Red River Valley SWAT Team assisted Fargo Police in conducting a “high-risk search warrant” near 14th St. S. and 25th Ave. S. Police say they spent about five hours at the residence and that no arrests were made. Police say…

Horace Man is in custody following standoff with police in Fargo

29-year-old Joshua Hoelanderson faces charges of terrorizing, fleeing in a motorized vehicle, refusal to halt and preventing arrest.

FARGO, N.D. — An early morning police standoff leads to a temporary shelter in place order as a Horace man barricades himself inside his vehicle. According to the Fargo Police Department at approximately 3:47 am officers were doing a routine patrol on the 2800 block of 13th Avenue South when they noticed a driver tailgating their vehicle. “The officer pulled…

Three people apprehended for outstanding felony warrants in Moorhead

Hartavious Ayers Hartavious Ayers Alison Salverson Alison Salverson Wareagle Martin Wareagle Martin MOORHEAD, Minn.–Three people were apprehended for outstanding warrants after the Lakes to River Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force executed a high-risk search warrant Thursday morning. Moorhead Police say the warrant was executed at 3225 9th Street S at approximately 6:20 a.m. The Red River Valley SWAT Team…

Hear The Hawley 911 Swatting Call

HAWLEY, Minn. — Law enforcement calls it “swatting.” Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says that’s what happened this afternoon when deputies and other officers rushed to Hawley. Dispatch received a call from someone claiming that someone had been taken hostage at a home. Red River Valley Swat was headed to the scene but deputies arrived and spoke with the homeowner….

Red River Valley SWAT Team Collecting Data on Breaching Techniques at Old Fargo City Hall

They will be doing it from Dec. 5-6

  FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you hear some loud noises coming from the old Fargo City Hall building over the next two days, there’s no need to worry. That’s the Red River Valley SWAT Team using the building to train its officers. The team is using the space for explosive breaching techniques since the city hall is set for demolition Monday….