STUTSMAN COUNTY

Man Dies After Falling Through the Ice in Stutsman County

It happened four miles east of Medina

MEDINA, N.D. — The body of a man who was reported missing in Stutsman County has been found after falling through the ice. Authorities say it happened four miles east of Medina. The man’s utility vehicle had been seen on the ice since last Monday. The Stutsman County Sheriff says he could have possibly been in the ice since last…

Water Reservoirs Create Hazardous Ice Conditions on James River

The ice conditions would make any rescue attempt nearly impossible.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–Stutsman and LaMoure County officials are advising the public to stay off the James River for the entirety of the 2019-2020 winter. The continued releases from the Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs are expected to create unstable and hazardous ice conditions. Officials say fluctuating water levels beneath the ice will leave voids between the ice and the water surface. The…

Jamestown Man Arrested for Domestic Violence Incident

Several formal charges pending review by the Stutsman County State's Attorney.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–A Jamestown man was arrested after threatening to harm one person and himself in a domestic violence incident on Wednesday. Jamestown Police responded to 1600 11 Avenue NE at approximately 10:50 p.m. and were informed the suspect, 54-year-old Shawn Teggatz, was inside the building and possibly armed. When officers attempted to contact Teggatz, he barricaded himself inside and refused…

Stutsman County Man Faces Terrorizing Charge for Shooting Gun at Train

A BNSF train crew reported the gunfire as it passed by Bloom, just east of Jamestown.

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – A Stutsman County man was arrested for allegedly firing a high caliber rifle at a passing train near his home on Friday night. Sheriff Chad Kaiser says a BNSF train crew reported the gunfire as it passed by Bloom, just east of Jamestown. The crew also provided a photo of a bullet hole near the…

Fatal Crash Sunday Night Near Jamestown

The Stutsman County Sheriff's Office says it happened shortly before 6:30 last night.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – A man died in a rollover crash 3 miles southeast of Jamestown. The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office says it happened shortly before 6:30 last night. The 31-year old driver of the pickup, Caleb Collins, from Edgely, North Dakota, died at the scene over rolling his pickup truck. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by North Dakota Highway…

UPDATE: No Arrests Made In Jamestown School Lockdown Investigation

Authorities respond after the report of a person with a gun approached the school

UPDATE: Jamestown Police say the man detained after a report he had a gun near the high school has not been arrested and the investigation is ongoing.   JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A lockdown has been lifted at all Jamestown schools after a report of a person with a gun approaching the high school Thursday afternoon. Jamestown Police say officers responded…

Two Fishermen In Separate Vehicles Rescued After Being Stranded Overnight

The Stutsman County sheriff's deputies used a tracked vehicle to rescue the men this morning

JAMESTOWN, ND — Deputies have rescued two fishermen stranded in separate vehicles on Jamestown Reservoir due to wind and snow. The Stutsman County sheriff’s deputies used a tracked vehicle to rescue the men this morning. They had gone onto the reservoir to fish, but became stuck. People reported seeing the two vehicles on the reservoir flashing their lights. One man did…

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Nephew 20 Years Ago: “Knew It Probably Wasn’t Right”

Jerome Greenshields of Cleveland, North Dakota is charged with sexual assault and gross sexual imposition

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — A Stutsman County man is accused of sexually assaulting his nephew nearly 20 years ago. 56-year-old Jerome Greenshields of Cleveland, North Dakota is charged with sexual assault and gross sexual imposition. Court documents say one of his nephews contacted the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department to report the incidents. Greenshields is accused of sexually assaulting his nephew between…

Stutsman County Sobriety Checkpoint Ends With Zero Arrests

Through December 30 of this year, 31 of the 103 fatalities on North Dakota roadways have occurred in alcohol-related crashes

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — Zero. That is the number of drunk driving arrests made during a sobriety checkpoint Saturday in Stutsman County. During the checkpoint, 59 vehicles were screened, and no violations were found. Saturation patrols conducted by the North Dakota Highway Patrol on Friday and Saturday in Stutsman and Barnes counties resulted in one DUI arrest. Through December 30 of…

BNSF Train Plows Through Semi’s Trailer in Stutsman County

The sheriff's office says 44-year-old Shane Steele of Montpelier was driving a semi loaded with grain

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — A semi driver was hurt in a crash with a train last week in Stutsman County. The sheriff’s office says 44-year-old Shane Steele of Montpelier was driving a semi loaded with grain Thursday afternoon just east of Cleveland. Steele was attempting to cross the tracks when a BNSF coal train crashed through the semi’s trailer. The engineer…