ROBBERY

FPD Annual Report: Violent Crimes on the Rise, but so are Efforts to Fight Them

Major crimes in the city increased by 12 percent while petty crimes dropped by four percent

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department has released its 2016 Annual Report to the public. Police Chief David Todd said 2016 proved to be a “difficult and challenging year” as the department continues to work through the death of one of their own, Officer Jason Moszer. Officers responded to 78,784 calls in the city, which are up by about five percent…

Fargo Police Are Searching For A Man Who Robbed A Liquor Store

One man got away after he robbed Stamart Liquor Mart at gunpoint

Police are searching for the suspect who held up a north Fargo liquor store. The armed robbery happened Saturday night. Around 8:45 last night, Fargo Police responded to Stamart Liquor Mart on 12th Avenue North for a reported robbery. “What we knew was a black male wearing a black hoodie with a blue face mask. Came in, brandished a weapon,…

Bank Robbery Suspect Back in Rolette County Jail

Police in Rolla say 58-year-old Jay Barker was able to escape the facility around 8 p.m. Sunday

  ROLETTE COUNTY, N.D. — A bank robbery suspect briefly escaped from the Rolette County Jail. Police in Rolla say 58-year-old Jay Barker was able to escape the facility around 8 p.m. Sunday. Around 3:20 this morning, The Rolette County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page that Barker was back in custody. He was originally arrested in connection with…

Fargo Man Accused in Liquor Store Robbery in Court

No weapon was shown and he left in a car with an undetermined amount of cash

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of robbing Bernie’s Wines & Liquors in West Fargo on Sunday has made his first court appearance. Christopher Burns, 36, was arraigned on a felony robbery charge. He’ll be back in court for a preliminary hearing on April 12. Burns is accused of entering the liquor store on Sheyenne Street shortly…

Arrest Made in West Fargo Liquor Store Robbery

West Fargo Police arrest a man for robbing Bernie's Wines and Liquors

Police responded to a robbery in West Fargo during broad daylight. It happened around 2:45 this afternoon at Bernie’s Wines and Liquors on Sheyenne Street. 37-year-old Christopher Burns entered the store and demanded a free bottle. After he was told no, he demanded money instead. An unknown amount of money was handed over. He fled the store and got into…

One Charged in Grand Forks Discontent Robbery

Police say Tucker walked into the Discontent store at 1426 South Washington Street and was carrying a gun when he approached an employee

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One man is charged in the robbery of Discontent in Grand Forks. David Tucker, 31, of Grand Forks, is charged with one count of robbery. Police say Tucker walked into the Discontent store at 1426 South Washington Street and was carrying a gun when he approached an employee. They say Tucker got away with an…

Audubon Robbery Suspects Arrested within 20 Minutes of the Crime

The three suspects fled with an undetermined amount of money and other merchandise

AUDUBON, Minn. — Three men who authorities say held up Orton’s Convenience store in Audubon shortly after 1 a.m. did not get very far. John Greywind, 22, of Bismarck, 23 year-old Dylan Beckman of Lengby and 23-year-old Steven Golden of Moorhead were captured within 20 minutes of the robbery. The Becker County sheriff says two of the men held the…

Fargo Police on the Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

After a midmorning robbery at Bell Bank in Fargo, police are asking for help finding the suspect

FARGO, N.D. — Police are searching for a man after a robbery at Bell Bank on 13th Avenue South in Fargo. Police said a man came into the bank just after 10:30 am. He walked up to a bank teller and demanded money. He then left the bank through the west door and fled from the scene still heading west….

Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect on the Run

Fargo Police say at 10:39 a.m., Wednesday morning, they received a call of a robbery at Bell Bank at 3100 13th Avenue South.

Fargo Police say at 10:39 a.m., Wednesday morning, they received a call of a robbery at Bell Bank at 3100 13th Avenue South. A lone man entered the bank and demanded money. He did not show a weapon nor did the teller see a weapon. Officers on scene say he took off on foot and headed west. The best description is…

Fargo Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspects

The suspects are described as two black males who stole an undisclosed amount of cash

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery of the 25th Street South Casey’s in Fargo. “Approximately 5:16, the Casey’s store had two males enter,” explained Fargo Police Sgt. Collin Gnoinsky. “They appeared to be black males and both of them brandished handguns and ended up behind the till. There was one employee that was working at the…