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Minnesota’s CAIR Requesting Fargo Assault be Investigated as Hate Crime

The Somali-American Muslim man suffered non-life threatening injuries

  FARGO, ND — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on local and federal law enforcement to investigate an assault in Fargo as a possible hate crime. According to CAIR, 32-year-old James Billiot and 28-year-old Justin Rifanburg allegedly made derogatory remarks before assaulting a Somali-American Muslim man. He suffered non-life threatening injuries. The man was…

Killing of Minot State University Student Remains a 10 Year Mystery

No one has been arrested or charged in the case, a fact that bothers family members and law enforcement

MINOT, ND — The case of a slain 18-year-old student at Minot State University remains a mystery 10 years later. Anita Knutson was found stabbed to death in her apartment on June 4, 2007. No one has been arrested or charged in the case, a fact that bothers family members and law enforcement. Dave Goodman, the lead investigator, says no…

Two Arrested in Memorabilia Theft from Barnesville Home

They say the suspects were known to the victim

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Two people were taken to jail in Moorhead for a theft valued at $80,000. Authorities say 32-year-old Justin Marlen and 26-year-old Amber Hedstrom stole collectibles, including rare artifacts from World War I and World War II, and firearms from a rural Barnesville house. They say the suspects were known to the victim. Clay County Investigators…

Towner County Sheriff Investigating Alleged Pig Torturing

The sheriff's office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured

  CANDO, ND — An animal cruelty investigation is underway in Towner County. The sheriff’s office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured. The sheriff says they are investigating the theft of two pigs that may have been thrown into a fire during a party. The pigs were roughly 20 pounds. He said they have suspects…

Douglas County Authorities Investigating Business Break-In

Someone used force to enter the building and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and property

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Deputies in Douglas County are investigating a supper club break-in. They responded to an alarm at Corral Supper Club in Nelson just after 4 a.m. Someone used force to enter the building and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and property. No suspects were found. The investigation is ongoing. Categories: Business, Crime, Local…

Eight Extradited from Jamaica to North Dakota Over Lottery Scam

The eight suspects have appeared in federal court in Bismarck

  BISMARCK, ND — Eight more people have been extradited from Jamaica to North Dakota in a lottery scam. The eight suspects have appeared in federal court in Bismarck. Four pleaded not guilty. Four didn’t enter pleas because their public defenders weren’t present. All were ordered held until detention hearings. Authorities allege the scam bilked at least 90 mostly elderly…

Fargo Police Searching for Suspects in Early Morning Shooting

Fargo Police say they have released two of the suspects and are looking for two others that may have been involved

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are looking for possible suspects after a person was shot in the face early this morning. The victim is not cooperating with police. At around two this morning, police responded to calls from multiple neighbors who live on the 2500th Block of 15th Street South in Fargo. Neighbors said they heard possibly eight different gun…

Audubon Robbery Suspects Arrested within 20 Minutes of the Crime

The three suspects fled with an undetermined amount of money and other merchandise

AUDUBON, Minn. — Three men who authorities say held up Orton’s Convenience store in Audubon shortly after 1 a.m. did not get very far. John Greywind, 22, of Bismarck, 23 year-old Dylan Beckman of Lengby and 23-year-old Steven Golden of Moorhead were captured within 20 minutes of the robbery. The Becker County sheriff says two of the men held the…

Fargo Police Investigating Assault in Essentia Health Parking Lot

Fargo Police are searching for three suspects after an assault in an¬†Essentia Health parking lot. Police were called to the 3000 block of 32nd Avenue South where the 19-year-old victim says he was assaulted and his cellphone and jacket were taken. Police say the suspects are described as one white female and two black males. All of the parties involved…

Fargo Police Make Arrest on Robbery Suspects

The two suspects allegedly pointed a gun at their victim before throwing him out of their car

  Fargo Police make an arrest of two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Monday afternoon. Police say 23-year-old Peter Fineboy and 20-year-old Hutchingson Davies approached the victim on the 2500¬†block of Broadway North and offered him a ride. The victim says the men pointed a gun at him and demanded money before throwing him out of the car…