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Fargo Police Identify Suspect Arrested After Gunshots And Disturbance Early Sunday

27-year old Lionel Fraction is facing charges

FARGO, N.D. — A man who was arrested following a disturbance and gunfire at a north Fargo apartment building is identified by police. 27-year old Lionel Fraction is facing charges of terrorizing, reckless endangerment and alteration of a prohibited weapon. Officers responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of shots fired outside the apartment complex around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Police entered the…

Murder Defendant Now Facing Weapons Charge

The 50-year-old Wootan was charged this week with the weapons felony.

Ronald WootanROLLA, N.D.–A man awaiting trial for murder in Rolette County is now facing an additional charge of possessing a weapon in a correctional facility. According to a criminal complaint, Sheriff Nathan Gustafson says Ronald Wootan was found with “a weapon assembled out of a razor blade and other parts” while he was in the Rolette County Jail. The 50-year-old…

Grand Forks Police Looking for Suspect After Attempted Armed Robbery

The victim was walking in the 400 block of north 5th street when a man tried to take her purse, but she fought back

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police are looking for a suspected robber after an armed man tried to steal a woman’s purse in Grand Forks. The victim was walking in the 400 block of north 5th street when a man tried to take her purse, but she fought back. She received a bruised knuckle ad a bump on the back of…

Valleyfair Closed Early Due To Multiple Fights During “ValleySCARE”

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident and police have no evidence of any weapon being used

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Valleyfair in the Twin Cities was closed early Saturday night after things got out of hand in the theme park. The Shakopee Police Department responded to reports of multiple fights at the park, and the number of individuals running throughout the park “increased substantially” making it “difficult to control.” Police then decided to clear the park of all…

Jamestown Police Release Photo of Gas Station Robbery Suspect

A clerk at SuperPumper says the man entered the store about 12:30 a.m. and showed a weapon

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Police in Jamestown are investigating a reported armed robbery at a convenience store. They released this image of the suspect. It appears to be a white male wearing a blue sweatshirt. A clerk at SuperPumper says the man entered the store about 12:30 a.m. and showed a weapon. He got away with an undisclosed amount of money….

Man with Previous History with the Northern Gentleman’s Club Fires Weapon at Building

When 42–year–old Pedro Dagdag III was asked to leave, he shot his gun at the building and left in a truck.

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man, who has a previous history with the Northern Gentleman’s club, has been arrested after firing his weapon there. Fargo officers were able to find him after he fled. It was late Wednesday night, when Fargo police officers showed up to the Northern Gentleman’s club on a report of shots fired. But turns out, this…

Horace Standoff Ends With One Man in Custody

Authorities were at the scene for nearly five hours

HORACE, N.D. — One man is in custody after an hours–long standoff early Wednesday morning in Horace. Deputies were called to 7100 block of 100th Avenue South just before 5:30 a.m. Two people were inside a house when an armed intruder, identified as 51–year old Lance Belgarde, threatened them. The people inside the house were able to escape. Belgarde holed himself…

One Person in Hospital and One in Custody After Officer Involved Shooting

The trooper discharged their weapon, hitting the woman who fled into a nearby field

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One person is hospitalized and another is in custody after officers responded to a crash on I–94 east of Moorhead. Right before 10:30 Monday morning, a Minnesota State trooper arrived on scene where a vehicle had lost control, striking the median barrier on the highway. Two people were in the vehicle, one man and one woman. At…

West Fargo Man in Custody After Encounter With Police

Police say the situation was resolved peacefully

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo man is in custody after a situation that had police on scene for more than four hours. Police blocked off the 100 block of Center Street after responding to a call regarding a welfare check. The male was the only individual inside the house and has since been detained. Police can’t confirm if there…

How Local Businesses Are Teaching People To Operate A Gun Safely

Like shops all over the country, they have the right to refuse service to anyone that seems out of the ordinary

FARGO, ND — In many states like North Dakota and Minnesota, recreational gun activity is common. Bill’s Gun Shop and Range in Fargo is giving the community an opportunity to learn how to operate a gun safely. Like shops all over the country, they have the right to refuse service to anyone that seems out of the ordinary. At Bills…