Salamah Pendleton

Police officers testify in Salamah Pendleton trial

"It smelled like a gun range. There were bullet holes everywhere. Like I said, the sound of running water from the water heater being shot up."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) —The trial for a man accused of killing his mother and a Grand Forks Police Officer has ended for the week. Salamah Pendleton will be back in court Tuesday. “It smelled like a gun range. There were bullet holes everywhere. Like I said, the sound of running water from the water heater being shot up,” Grand…

Opening statements delivered, witness testimony begins in Pendleton trial

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Opening statements are given and witness testimony begins in the trial of the man accused of killing his mother and Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte. In the prosecution’s opening arguments, prosecutor Carmell Mattison emphasized the state’s reliance on photos and videos as evidence in the trial of 42-year-old Salamah Pendleton. That was made clear…

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused of killing Grand Forks officer Cody Holte

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Jury selection is underway in the trial of the man accused of killing Grand Forks Police officer Cody Holte last year. Forty-two-year-old Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and killing Holte at an apartment in Grand Forks last May while authorities were serving an eviction notice. Pendleton is also accused of shooting and killing his…

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused in shooting death of Grand Forks officer

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) Jury selection begins in the trial for the man charged with killing a Grand Forks police officer and his own mother. Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and kiling 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte in an apartment in May 2020 while authorities were serving an eviction notice. Pendleton’s 61-year-old mother was also shot and killed. He is…

Court Appearance Friday For Man Charged In Shooting Of Grand Forks Officer

A court hearing by zoom has been scheduled for Friday morning at 9

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The man charged with shooting and killing Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte is expected back in court tomorrow. A court hearing by zoom has been scheduled for 9 a.m.. Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and killing his own mother along with Officer Holte while being served an eviction notice in May. A Grand Forks…

Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Returns To Work

Corporal Ron Nord was wounded while officers were serving eviction papers

Corporal Ron NordGRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office Corporal who was shot in the line of duty is tonight back at work. Corporal Ron Nord was wounded while officers were serving eviction papers at the apartment of 42-year-old Salamah Pendleton in May. He opened fire on them wounding Nord and killing Grand Forks Police Officer Cody…

State’s Attorney: Officers Actions Were Reasonable During Shootout

An investigation found that officers fired at Salamah Pendleton after he fired first

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks State’s Attorney Haley Wamstad has found that officers actions were reasonable in the shootout with Salamah Pendleton last month. An investigation found that officers fired at Pendleton after he fired first and then he opened fire on them a second time. He is accused of shooting and killing his own mother along with Grand…

Pendleton makes first court appearance, charged with murder of GFPD Officer Cody Holte

Bond for Pendleton is set at $1 million in cash.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– Salamah Pendleton appeared in court for the first time since he was hospitalized after a shootout with police officers that killed Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and injured a Grand Forks County Sheriffs Deputy. Corrections officers rolled Pendleton into frame in a wheelchair, which he had to be in due to injuries he sustained from the…

Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte remembered as “a true servant”

He's the first Grand Forks officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police say 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte was killed in an apartment shooting on Wednesday. He’s the first Grand Forks Officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966. 61-year-old Lola Moore was also killed in the gunfire. Grand Forks County Deputies responded to the apartment at 2627 South 17th Street. They were…

Grand Forks Police Officer killed in shooting identified

Officer Cody Holte leaves behind his wife and infant son.

Holte,Cody Officer Cody Holte Torok,Pat Corporal Patrick Torok kelly picture Sergeant Kelly McLean Ron Nord2 Corporal Ron Nord GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department has identified the officers involved in the shooting incident on Wednesday, including the officer who was killed. Authorities say Sergeant Kelly McLean and Corporal Ron Nord responded to 2627 S 17th St #303 at approximately…