SUSPICIOUS

Suspicious Package Closes Section of Downtown Bismarck

Investigators did not disclose the contents.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A suspicious package shut down a section of downtown Bismarck, including the federal building. The U.S. Marshals Service says a federal court security officer found the priority mail package in the bushes in front of the William L. Guy Federal Building Thursday afternoon. Workers in the building, which houses U.S. District Court and the post office, were told to…

Fargo Police Confirm Identity of Human Remains Found in Fargo

Fargo police confirmed the remains recovered were of Brenda Kartes.

Fargo, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department has revealed the identity of the human remains found along the Red River in Fargo last week. Fargo police confirmed the remains recovered were of Brenda Kartes. The medical examiner was able to use dental records to confirm Brenda’s identity, but the cause of death is still unknown. Police are calling the case “suspicious,” but…

Two People Arrested in Fergus Falls in Connection to Child’s Death

The 6-year old boy had been a victim of neglect and abuse

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a child. Fergus Falls police say that at on Monday at 4:15 a.m., a 6-year old child was brought to the hospital unconscious and not breathing. He had been a victim of neglect and abuse. 40–year old Bobbie Christine Bishop and 44–year old Walter Henry Wynhoff…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Home Burglaries

In each case, the homes were entered by force and jewelry and other small items were taken

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks are investigating a string of home burglaries. Three burglaries were reported Wednesday evening in the 1500 block of Hammerling Drive and the 1400 block of 14th Avenue South. In each case, the homes were entered by force and jewelry and other small items were taken. Police say these burglaries are similar in…

High Speed Chase Leads to Discovery of Dead Body Near Rapid City

State authorities are investigating the suspicious death

  RAPID CITY, SD — A woman’s body was found in a vehicle following a high-speed chase in South Dakota. A court complaint says 30-year-old Tosten Lommen of Santa Cruz, California faces charges including aggravated eluding and drunken driving. State authorities are investigating the suspicious death. Bond has been set at $2.5 million. A trooper caught Lommen going more than…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Suspicious Package Left in Parking Lot

The liquor store was vacated while the bomb squad determined that the case was empty

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Regional Bomb Squad was called after an abandoned case was found near Sam’s Club. The suspicious case was found around 11:30 last night outside the Sam’s Club Liquor Store on 32nd Avenue South in Grand Forks. The liquor store was vacated while the bomb squad determined that the case was empty. Police…

Valley City High School Placed in Lockdown After Spotting Suspicious Male

Authorities say Bergenheier was told by school staff that a college career day was not open to the public

VALLEY CITY, ND — Valley City High School went into a brief lockdown after a suspicious male entered the school. Police arrested 20-year-old Lucas Bergenheier of Valley City for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Authorities say Bergenheier was told by school staff that a college career day was not open to the public. A short time later he was seen…

Fargo’s Holy Cross Cemetery Vandalized, Vehicle Taken

Cemetery records were not taken

FARGO, ND — The office and shop at Holy Cross Cemetery in north Fargo were burglarized over the long holiday weekend. The superintendent said a pickup and laptop were stolen and the office was ransacked. Cemetery records were not taken. The stolen pickup is a white, 2003 Ford F-250 with some damage to the box. Anyone who saw suspicious activity…

Police Issue Warning to the Community After Stabbing in Grand Forks

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between 24 and 28 years old

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Police Department is warning the community after a stabbing that left two people hurt and the suspect on the loose. The attack happened at 4265 5th Avenue North. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between 24 and 28 years old. He is about six feet, one inch tall with a…