THEFT

Looters hit Fargo apartment building damaged by fire

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Fargo police are investigating after thieves stole personal property from tenants who were victims of a late Wednesday night apartment fire. The property manager of the building at 605 11th St. S says looters on bicycles and cars took items from the building Thursday night. She doesn’t know exactly what was stolen. The manager says tenants returning…

Woman accused of stealing $222,000 from Bismarck law firm

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Bismarck woman has been charged with stealing more than $222,000 from the law firm where she worked for five years. Barbara Norman faces up to 20 years in prison if she’s convicted.  According to court documents, Norman worked for Larson Latham Heuttl Law Firm from December 2014 to January 2020. An audit discovered extra payroll payments of…

Fargo Police respond to series of ‘smash and grab’ thefts within two hours

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police officers responded to four reports of “smash and grab” thefts within two hours Saturday evening. The thefts happened at Century 10 Cinema on 9th Avenue South, Goodwill and Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue South, and a parking lot at 1001 42nd Street South. Officers are checking the area for other reports. The Fargo Police…

Defense attorney convicted for swindling $15,000 from client

MINNEAPOLIS – A Twin Cities criminal defense attorney has been convicted of bilking one her clients out of $15,000. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says a jury found Kristi McNeilly, 46, of Woodbury, guilty of theft by swindle.  Minnesota sentencing guidelines call for her to receive probation and some workhouse time. McNeilly’s client, a 53-year-old man, was arrested for having a…

Grand Forks Murder Suspect Faces More Charges

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The man charged with shooting and killing a woman in Grand Forks earlier this month has two more felony charges filed against him. Charges of attempted robbery and theft were filed Friday against 26-year-old Ahmed Abdullahi for attempting to rob a man and stealing a car. He was previously charged with murder after 28-year-old Megan…

Moorhead Police investigate shooting

1100 Block 19th Street South, Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) –Moorhead police are investigating a shooting that occurred yesterday evening in a Moorhead neighborhood. At 10:30 on Wednesday evening officials from the Moorhead Police department responded to the Romkey Park neighborhood on the 1100 block of 19th Street South for reports of shots fired. “I woke up and saw the cops outside the door and window and…

One of Two Men Arrested For Theft Overnight On Construction Site in Horace

The other man fled and wasn't caught

HORACE, N.D. — One of two men found on a construction site in Horace overnight is arrested for theft. A Cass County deputy spotted the men, including 44-year-old Ryan Woodbury of Moorhead, shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say the men were in the process of stealing a construction trailer with tools inside and already had it hitched to their…

Arrest leads to recovery of items from several burglaries in metro

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday night after he stole a vehicle in Dilworth. Officers were able to track the stolen vehicle to County Road 81 between Argusville and Harwood. A Cass County deputy conducted a traffic stop and arrested 29-year-old Marcos Garza. While deputies were investigating, they discovered that Garza was in possession of…