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Arrests made in Monday night shooting in West Fargo

Police still looking for information on vehicle involved in shooting.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Two people are under arrest after a shooting last night that injured an innocent juvenile. It put a West Fargo neighborhood on lockdown. At Monday evening in the West Fargo police department responded to a shooting on the crossroads of 9th street West and Parkway drive. “The shooting occurred after CJ Jesse James Carruthers, a…

Volunteers prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals in Fargo, West Fargo

About 50 volunteers delivered over 400 meals.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Blessed Sacrament Church and Meals for Wheels deliver Thanksgiving meals to people in Fargo and West Fargo. Blessed Sacrament Church has been filling up stomachs and bringing families together on Thanksgiving Day for over 40 years. “It’s usually bustling with volunteers. This year just a few. The tables are usually set up for the hall, and it’s…

West Fargo Police Department’s School Resource Officer program gains national recognition

The department will be formally recognized at the 2021 National Conference.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department’s School Resource Officer program is being recognized as a model agency by the National Association of School Resource Officers. West Fargo began their program in 2005 with just one SRO and currently has seven SROs all managed by Sergeant Derek Cruff. The department began the process to become an NASRO model agency in…

West Fargo Police still searching for suspects who broke into 17 vehicles in one day

UPDATE: The West Fargo Police Department is still searching for the suspects responsible for breaking into 17 vehicles on September 16. Police believe at least six suspects were going through vehicles for valuable items. West Fargo Police have a video that shows at least one vehicle driving through the Elmwood and Goldenwood areas at the time of the break-ins. The…

West Fargo Police arrest man after domestic disturbance call

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department arrested a man after receiving a domestic disturbance call Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to a residence in the 1800 block of 12 Street E and learned that 28-year-old Joshua Young had threatened to shoot someone. Young was located in possession of a rifle. Police Arrested him for domestic assault, interference with an emergency…

West Fargo man arrested on several charges Wednesday

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A West Fargo man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after shooting a BB gun at a vehicle. Police say 39-year-old Levi Glaser shot three BB gun rounds into the back of an unoccupied vehicle on Morrison Street shortly after 2 p.m. Glaser did not know the owner of the vehicle. Glaser was arrested for reckless endangerment, interference with officers,…

West Fargo runaway has been located

UPDATE: The West Fargo Police Department says Sumia Mukhtar Muqadim has been found. Police thanked the community for helping her get home safe.     WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old female Somalian, Sumia Mukhtar Muqadim. Sumia left home July 20, 2020, and has stopped all communication…

El Zagal Shrine Circus, West Fargo Police Department to award bikes to kids in the FM area

West Fargo Police will randomly select 12 completed pictures and announce the winners on August 5.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The El Zagal Shrine Circus isn’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic stop them from giving deserving kids in the FM area something to remember. Organizers at the Circus along with KVRR have donated 12 children’s bikes to the West Fargo Police Department to give away. The bikes would normally have been awarded at the Circus. In order to fairly…

West Fargo City Commission Approves New Police Chief

The West Fargo City Commission approved the recommendation to hire Denis Otterness

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo has a new police chief and it is Denis Otterness. The West Fargo City Commission approved the recommendation by City Administrator Tina Fisk. Otterness started his career as an officer with West Fargo Police Department. He is currently the Montana State University – Billings Police Department Chief of Police and Emergency Management Director,. He’s…

Man found unconscious after single motorcycle crash in West Fargo

The incident is currently under investigation.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A man was taken to a local hospital after a single motorcycle incident Wednesday evening. The West Fargo Police Department responded to the intersection of Starr Avenue and 17th Street East at approximately 10:30 p.m. and found a 38-year-old man unconscious. After confirming the man was breathing, FM Ambulance transported him to a local hospital. West Fargo Police…