Sheriff Jesse Jahner

Sheriff: West Fargo officer’s death is significant loss for community

Lt. Adam GustafsonFARGO (KVRR) – Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the death of a West Fargo police officer who died of a medical emergency while on duty Tuesday is “a significant loss for our community and law enforcement in our region.” “The Cass County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s family…

Cass County deputies to be outfitted with body cameras

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County deputies are being outfitted with body cameras. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the sheriff’s office is working with Arizona-based technology and weapons company Axon for equipment and staff training. Jahner says the system will be ready to use this week. The sheriff says the technology will increase transparency and help hold deputies accountable, as well as…

Proposed bill in ND would eliminate bonds for misdemeanors

"Our number one concern for our community is public safety we want to make sure that our citizens are safe that our businesses are safe."

BISMARCK, N.D. — A proposed bill would allow for a cite and release method for people faced with misdemeanor charges in North Dakota. “What this bill would do is it would allow officers to cite and release the person on their own recognizance which we can already do so we can either do it on scene or that person can…

Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for DWI

Alisha Ettesvold has been placed on paid administrative leave

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A Cass County Sheriff’s deputy is arrested for DWI in Breckenridge. A spokesman says Deputy Alisha Ettesvold was arrested by Breckenridge Police shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday. She started working for the sheriff’s office in May as a non-licensed correctional deputy in the Cass County Jail. Ettesvold has been placed on paid administrative leave while an…

Cass County Welcomes Jesse Jahner as the New Sheriff

Jesse Jahner takes over as sheriff of Cass County with 21 years of law enforcement experience under his belt

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a day of celebration for the people of Cass County as they receive a new sheriff. “Jesse Jahner stands before not only all of you, he stands before the people of Cass County, he stands before the people of North Dakota, and he stands before the people of the United States of America,” former Cass County…