WARRANT

Scam Uses Cass County Sheriff’s Office Phone Numbers

People are being told either that their grandson is in jail and they need to bail him out or a warrant is out for their arrest

FARGO, N.D. — A scam is ‘spoofing’ the Cass County Sheriff’s Office main line and the jail line. The call being placed appears to come from a legitimate source. People are being told either that their grandson is in jail and they need to bail him out or a warrant is out for their arrest. They are then told to buy…

Barefoot Woman Accused of Breaking Into Garages in South Fargo

Chelsea Forschen of Dunseith was arrested early Thursday morning

FARGO, N.D. — A barefoot woman was arrested by police in Fargo after people reported seeing her entering garages. 25-year-old Chelsea Forschen of Dunseith was arrested early Thursday morning. Police were called to a burglary in progress in the 3000 block of 34th Avenue South. People reported seeing Forschen and a male trying to enter garages. Officers found Forschen hiding…

Man Wanted On A Warrant Accused Of Assaulting Officers At Street Dance

Derek Jones has been charged with simple assault on a peace officer and preventing arrest

DICKEY COUNTY, N.D. — A Lisbon, North Dakota man is accused of assaulting police serving a warrant on him during a street dance in Oakes. 25-year-old Derek Jones has been charged with simple assault on a peace officer and preventing arrest. A criminal complaint claims Jones threw a beer at one officer, and punched another as police attempted to arrest…

Two Fargo Men Arrested In Grand Forks County After Police Chase

Steven Johnson And Dustin Stautz Were Both Wanted On A Warrant

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Two men were arrested after an early morning pursuit through East Grand Forks, Grand Forks and Thompson. Authorities say Steven Johnson of Fargo was behind the wheel and refused to stop. Spike strips were deployed two separate times before the vehicle came to a stop west of Thompson. Johnson was arrested for fleeing, driving under…

Nearly 38-Hour Standoff Ends at Hotel

A man at the University of Minnesota campus has been taken into custody

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A man who holed up in a hotel room at the University of Minnesota campus and kept police at bay for more than a day has been taken into custody. The standoff at the Graduate Hotel began shortly after midnight Monday, after police said they went to do a welfare check and to arrest the man on…

Moorhead Police: Stoned Suspects, Angry Over Pizza, Go on Mini Crime Spree

Police say 22-year-old Nathan Smith and 28-year-old Ezekiel Linder kicked out the glass door at Pizza Patrol after they couldn't decide what to order

1/2 Nathan Smith Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Ezekiel Linder Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two men are accused of being too stoned to order pizza and going on a mini crime spree Tuesday in Moorhead. Police say 22-year-old Nathan Smith and 28-year-old Ezekiel Linder kicked out the glass door at Pizza Patrol after they couldn’t decide what…

One Arrested After Early Morning Burglary Call in Moorhead

The call for help came in just after 1:30 a.m.

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — One person has been arrested in connection to an early morning burglary call in Moorhead. The call for help came in just after 1:30 a.m. Police responded to 1309 17th Street North after a homeowner says he found a man who was drunk inside his home and looking for his girlfriend. Police set up a perimeter…

Wife Takes Part in Revealing Minnesota Husband’s Fake Cancer Scheme

Thirty-seven-year-old Jeremiah Smith is charged in Rice County with theft by swindle

FARIBAULT, Minn. — A Faribault, Minnesota man is accused of lying about having terminal cancer, collecting thousands of dollars in donations and spending the money on video games and marijuana. Thirty-seven-year-old Jeremiah Smith is charged in Rice County with theft by swindle. Investigators say fundraisers and a GoFundMe account for Smith generated $23,000 to help cover his medical expenses. Court…

Warrant Scam Hits Grand Forks Area

If you receive such a call hang up and contact the sheriff's office

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The warrant scam has hit Grand Forks. The sheriff’s office has received several calls about people being contacted by an individual claiming to be Lt. Gary Grove. The caller claims there is a warrant out for the person’s arrest for skipping jury duty and instructs them to get a money card. The sheriff’s office says…

K9 Team Helps Make Arrest on Runaway Suspect

Police stopped a car for speeding in the 300 block of 70th Avenue North around 2 a.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man who fled a traffic stop in Moorhead was tracked down by a K9. Police stopped a car for speeding in the 300 block of 70th Avenue North around 2 a.m. They say 47-year-old Cory Stevens ran into a wooded area. K9 Argo quickly tracked Stevens down and officers made the arrest. He was wanted on…