ROBBERY

Convict Says Life Sentence Discriminates Against Young

The 42-year-old Helmenstein was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for a deadly liquor store robbery.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A man who was convicted of murder 20 years ago is arguing that a life sentence discriminates against younger people. Shawn Helmenstein is seeking to clarify his parole eligibility date. The 42-year-old Helmenstein was sentenced in 2000 to life in prison with the possibility of parole for a deadly liquor store robbery. The Bismarck Tribune reports that South Central…

Grand Forks Police Search For Robbery Suspect Who Held Up Woman At Knifepoint

The robbery happened just before 7 Monday morning in the 2300 block of 17th Street South

GRAND FORKS, ND– Grand Forks police are looking for a man who pulled a knife on a woman and demanded money. The robbery happened just before 7 Monday morning in the 2300 block of 17th Street South. The 62-year-old victim gave the man some cash and he pushed her and fled on a bike. He is described as a white…

Grand Forks Taxi Driver Assaulted with a Gun in Attempted Robbery

The driver was struck in the face by what he said was a large caliber revolver.

A Grand Forks taxi driver was assaulted with a gun in an attempted robbery on Wednesday. Officers responded to the call around 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Oak Street. The driver had been called to the area to pick up a customer when he was struck in the face by what he said was a large caliber revolver….

Moorhead Police Identify Robbery Suspect

Police are searching for 51-year-old Robert Evans

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police identify the suspect in a Gate City Bank robbery. They say this man, 51-year-old Robert Evans, went into the Azool Hornbacher’s, went up to the bank teller and gave the employee a note demanding money. It happened last Wednesday shortly after 5:30 pm. Evans has outstanding warrants out of West Virginia. Police don’t believe he…

Bike Riding Robbery Suspect Under Arrest

Both the victim and the suspect were on bikes at the time.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo police arrested a robbery suspect early Wednesday after a brief chase. Both the victim and the suspect were on bikes at the time. It happened around 3:30 in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue North. Police say the victim was approached by the stranger who flashed a knife and demanded his belongings. Sgt. Jerrod Wagner…

Moorhead Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a 911 call from the victim before setting up a perimeter for a K-9 track.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Police say a man was robbed at gunpoint in south Moorhead after offering a stranger a ride. Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a 911 call from the victim before setting up a perimeter for a K-9 track. The search was not successful and the scene was eventually cleared. The investigation is on-going. Police…

Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect Wearing Graduation Robe On The Loose

The suspect was wearing a graduation robe during the robbery

FARGO, N.D. — Around 7:55 a.m. Friday, police say a man walked into the Alerus location at 3137 32nd Avenue South and slammed a note on the counter saying he had a gun and would shoot if he didn’t get money. “The male is described as a black male in his 20’s or 30’s, possibly 5’8” to 5’10”, who was wearing…

Grand Forks Police Looking for Suspect After Attempted Armed Robbery

The victim was walking in the 400 block of north 5th street when a man tried to take her purse, but she fought back

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police are looking for a suspected robber after an armed man tried to steal a woman’s purse in Grand Forks. The victim was walking in the 400 block of north 5th street when a man tried to take her purse, but she fought back. She received a bruised knuckle ad a bump on the back of…

Wanted Georgia Sex Offender Could Be Staying In Fargo Area

Dwight Andrews Has A long criminal history

FARGO, ND — Police in Fargo have received information that this man, Dwight Andrews, is staying in the Fargo area. Andrews is wanted in Georgia for a Sex Offender Registry violation. He has a long criminal history including child molestation, robbery, battery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal trespass. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Dwight Andrews you…