THEFT

Fargo Police Warn of Felony Lane Gang in F-M Community

Fargo Police say even though fitness facilities are closed, daycares remain open and common targets.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says it has reason to believe the Felony Lane Gang has returned to the Fargo-Moorhead community. The nationwide theft ring targets unattended vehicles in parking lots and takes purses, cash, credit cards, checkbooks and IDs. Fargo had at least 12 cases linked to the group in January 2018 and activity reported again in 2019. Fitness…

Multiple “Smash and Grabs” Reported Across Metro

Police urge people to remove valuables from their vehicles

FARGO, N.D. — Police in the metro responding to multiple “smash and grabs” at local gyms beginning at around 5:30 this morning. Officers say thieves broke into at least seven vehicles across Fargo and stole things like purses and wallets out of them. They are urging people to remove valuables from their vehicles or to put them in an area…

Fargo Police Report 24 Vehicle Thefts in February

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says they have taken 24 reports of stolen vehicles since February 1. They say in the majority of cases, the key was left inside the vehicle making it easy for suspects to quickly take off with the vehicle. Fargo Police say removing keys, including spare keys, and locking the vehicles at all times is the…

Police investigate “smash and grab” thefts, warn drivers of leaving valuables in vehicles

One theft was reported this morning at a local gym

FARGO, N.D. — Police are investigating a morning “smash and grab” theft at a local fitness facility. They say these thefts can happen almost anywhere  — in the parking lot of your gym, daycare or grocery store. “It’s very scary. I mean, you just never know what they take from you,” says Lainie Fenske of Hawley, Minnesota. It’s when thieves…

Woman Pleads Not guilty to Forgery and Theft of $800,000

Morell will stand trial beginning Feb. 19.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck woman has pleaded not guilty to using fraudulent letters and a judge’s forged signature to swindle more than $800,000 from people who thought they were loaning her money. Thirty-two-year-old Autumn Morrell entered the pleas Tuesday to three counts of theft and three counts of forgery. Each felony carries a maximum 20 years in prison upon conviction. Prosecutors…

Arrests Made in Grand Forks Loaf ‘N Jug Robbery

Grand Forks Police say a citizen tip led detectives to begin investigating Mendoza and Ahlgrim.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department has arrested two men in connection with the robbery that occurred at Loaf ‘N Jug on Monday. 18-year-old Valentin Mendoza and 18-year-old Raymond Ahlgrim were identified, arrested and charged with robbery, terrorizing, and theft. Grand Forks Police say a citizen tip led detectives to begin investigating and ultimately arresting Mendoza and Ahlgrim. The…

Hundreds of Tools Stolen from Moorhead Contractor

The list of stolen items includes about 569 power tools and hand tools.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – Moorhead police are investigating the theft of a large amount of construction tools from a local contractor. According to court documents, nearly $75,000 worth of tools were stolen in August from construction trailers at Key Contracting in north Moorhead. The list of stolen items includes about 569 power tools and hand tools. An affidavit says that…

Fargo Man Accused Of Stealing A Jeep And Other Vehicle Break-Ins Caught In Grand Forks

Police found 25-year-old Kaccee Morin sitting inside the Jeep

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Fargo man arrested in Grand Forks has been tied to a vehicle theft and series of vehicle break-ins in south Fargo. On Wednesday, someone reported a suspicious vehicle that was parked for an extended time in the parking lot of a Grand Forks apartment building. Police found 25-year-old Kaccee Morin sitting inside the Jeep, ran…

Fargo Police Warn of Motor Vehicle Thefts

They suggest removing items such as financial information, electronics and spare keys from vehicles.

Fargo, ND–The Fargo Police Department is reminding Fargo residents to remove all valuables from vehicles after receiving multiple reports of theft from motor vehicles. They suggest removing items such as financial information, electronics and spare keys as well as locking the vehicle’s windows and doors. Unlawful entry to a motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle also occurred in…

Four People Arrested After Theft Investigation At Harwood Storage Unit Facility

A Cass County deputy noticed headlights at the facility at 2 a.m. and stopped to investigate

HARWOOD, ND — Four people were busted early this morning for theft at a storage unit facility in Harwood. A Cass County deputy noticed headlights at the facility at 2 a.m. and stopped to investigate. Deputies found stolen property from two enclosed trailers in the vehicle and arrested everyone inside. 30-year-old Sabrina Johanneson and 31-year-old Daniel Hengest, who have no…