Grand Forks Police Discover Deceased Man During Welfare Check

Officers noticed fire damage inside the home.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A man was found deceased in his trailer after police were called to perform a welfare check. The Grand Forks Police Department responded to 2461 Estabrook Drive at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday after learning that a man had not been heard from or seen in several days. When officers arrived they discovered 63-year-old Charles Currier had died….

No Charges Filed Following Domestic Incident in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D.–No charges have been filed following a domestic incident that occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday night. The Fargo Police Department responded to the 2800 block of Dakota Park Circle near Essentia Hospital to perform a welfare check on a man. When officers arrived they heard what sounded like gunshots. The officers retreated and attempted to contact the man…

5 Arrested for Endangering Children in Mandan

Police went to a home Tuesday for a welfare check and say they found five children under age 7 who were filthy.

MANDAN, N.D.–Five people have been arrested on child endangerment and child neglect charges in Mandan and two of them are also accused of dealing drugs. Police went to a home Tuesday for a welfare check and say they found five children under age 7 who were filthy. Four more children live in the home, but were at school. The five…

Former Viking and Concordia College Football Player and Wife Found Dead

Todd County Sheriff Steve Och says they are looking for 22-year old Dylan Bennett, the couple's youngest son.

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. -Two people found dead in a home in Long Prairie, Minnesota were a former NFL player and his wife. Deputies found Barry and Carol Bennett dead Wednesday afternoon at their home after a 911 call for a welfare check. Barry played in the NFL including one year with the Minnesota Vikings in 1988 and was a defensive lineman…

Fargo Police Responded To 37 Welfare Checks On Animals Left In A Vehicle In June

The average temperature was 85 with the hottest day last month being 95

FARGO, ND — Police in Fargo are reminding pet owners to never leave pets in a vehicle without it running in the summer months. The department responded to 37 welfare checks on animals left in a vehicle in June. The average temperature was 85 with the hottest day last month being 95. In three incidents, animals were removed from the…

Mandan Couple Arrested After Children were Found in Filthy Conditions

The children, all under 8, were in need of bathing and one was naked.

MANDAN, N.D. – Police have arrested a Mandan couple after three children were found in filthy conditions with unsecured guns and knives within reach. Police went to the home last week to check on the children’s welfare and say they found a 33-year-old man asleep in a shed, apparently under the influence of drugs. Officers also arrested a 26-year-old woman…

UPDATE – Missing Person Found Safe

Jackie has been found and she is safe.

Jackie Lee Vondal (Lattergrass)** UPDATE ** Grand Forks Police on their Facebook page report that Jackie Lee Vondal has been found safe. Jackie has been found and she is safe. The family has been notified. Thank you to the public for your concern. GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are asking for help from the public in finding…

Fargo Woman in Custody after Barricading Her Children in Her Home

Marian Jasinski is currently in custody at the Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is in custody after she allegedly barricaded her two children in her home. Officers went to perform a welfare check at Marian Jasinski’s home since one of her children had not been in school. Police found two children hiding under bedsheets, and Jasinski hiding in the closet. She was arrested for open warrants and is…

Grand Forks Woman Shot Her Children Then Shot Herself

Astra Volk's Mother Urges People Dealing With Mental Health Issues To Get Help

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks investigators have determined that a woman shot and killed her three children before turning the gun on herself. Astra Volk and her children, 14-year-old Tyler, 10-year-old Aidan and 6-year-old Arianna Talmage, were found dead in a rental home Thursday morning after school officials asked police to do a welfare check. Police say no additional…