Samuel Nelson

Suspect In Grand Forks Standoff Dies In Jail

Jail administrator Bret Burkholder said that Nelson had been in the correctional facility for just over an hour after being medically cleared.

Samuel Nelson, 36 of Grand ForksGrand Forks, N.D. (KNOX/KFGO) – A 36-year old man who was the subject of a police standoff in Grand Forks on Monday afternoon has died. Jail and law enforcement officials confirm the death of Samuel Nelson. Jail administrator Bret Burkholder said that Nelson had been in the correctional facility for just over an hour after…

Grand Forks Police End Shelter In Place, Suspect Apprehended

The suspect has been apprehended, though the scene remains active, there is no longer a public safety concern.

Samuel Nelson, 36 of Grand ForksUPDATE 6:20 PM – Authorities have identified the suspect in a Monday afternoon standoff as 36-year-old Samuel Nelson of Grand Forks. Grand Forks Police say officers tried to take Nelson into custody for five warrants when he ran into an apartment building on the 1100 block of 14th Avenue South. Witnesses say it appeared like…