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Suspect in Grafton Police shooting now faces federal drug charges

GRAFTON, N.D.–The suspect involved in the alleged attempted murder of Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde is now facing federal charges for selling drugs. The North Dakota U.S. Attorney held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce the charges against 37-year-old Ruben Cruz. Cruz reportedly sold drugs in South Dakota prior to the shooting in Grafton. Officials have charged Cruz on…

U.S. Attorney & Other Officials To Make Announcement In Grafton Officer Shooting

Officer Lucas Campoverde was injured earlier this month in an exchange of gunfire

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota’s U.S. Attorney and other officials have an announcement planned in the shooting of Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde. They’ll hold a press conference tomorrow morning at 10 outside the U.S. Courthouse in Grand Forks. Campoverde was injured earlier this month in an exchange of gunfire with 37-year-old Ruben Cruz of Bottineau who was wanted…

FBI: Police fatally shoot man on North Dakota reservation

The FBI is investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

BELCOURT, N.D. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after police fatally shot a man on a North Dakota Indian reservation over the weekend. The FBI responded to the shooting at a private home in Belcourt on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation late Saturday night and into early Sunday. The man who was killed is identified as 35-year-old Brandon Laducer of…

Grafton Officer Remains In ICU, GoFundMe Started

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde remains in the intensive care unit at Altru in Grand Forks after being shot in the line of duty last Friday. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the 22-year-old officer with his long road to recovery. A benefit account is also set up at Choice Bank. Officers exchanged…

Two, including one police officer, injured in Grafton shooting

UPDATE: Names of the officer and suspect have been released

UPDATE: GRAFTON, N.D. (KFGO) — The Grafton Police Department has released the names of an officer and shooting suspect of a late night shooting that happened Friday. It happened around 11:56 pm when Grafton PD and Walsh County Deputies attempted to apprehend Ruben J. Cruz, 37 of Bottineau, on a outstanding federal warrant. Cruz fled on foot and then opened…

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 police investigate shooting incident

Police say there is no threat to the general public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is investigation a shooting incident that occurred Sunday morning. Police believe the incident happened in Grand Forks, but the victim, a 16-year-old boy, was discovered in East Grand Forks during a traffic stop. It is believed that the boy was shot in the shoulder while he was driving. According to police, the incident…

Two Teens Arrested In Shooting Death of Former UND Provost

The suspects are 15 and 16 year old males

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Police in Charleston, South Carolina arrest two teens in connection to the murder of former UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo. The suspects are 15 and 16 year old males. Both are charged with murder and attempted armed robbery. They are being held in a juvenile detention center. Police say the 63-year-old DiLorenzo was with his wife Suzanne Austin,…