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Police Searching for Vehicle that Struck Building in West Fargo

Police say the suspect vehicle may be red with front end damage and possible underbody damage.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is searching for a vehicle that struck a building at 1005 Main Avenue E. between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Police say the suspect vehicle may be red with front end damage and possible underbody damage. The building did not sustain any structural damage. Anyone with information is asked to contact the West…

West Fargo Police Arrest Fargo Man for DUI

33-year-old Nicholas Olauson surrendered without incident.

West Fargo, N.D.–West Fargo Police arrested a man for DUI  and reckless driving on Friday. The West Fargo Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle driving recklessly on Main Avenue E. at approximately 10:22 a.m. Upon arrival, officers witnessed the suspect vehicle driving recklessly and running red lights. Officers attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled. A…

West Fargo Police, Firefighters Putting on Bibs for Rib Competition

It will be tonight at 5:30 at Fargo's Texas Roadhouse

  FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Police officers and firefighters are putting on their bibs to see which department can eat the most ribs. The event started at 5:30 and is part of a fundraiser Fargo’s Texas Roadhouse is throwing. The department that wins will get a bucket full of donations to use for community events. Texas Roadhouse will also…

Fargo Man Arrested After Fleeing West Fargo Police Sunday Night

Officers located a small amount of marijuana and a loaded handgun when they searched the vehicle.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested after he refused to stop during a traffic stop in West Fargo at approximately 11:13 p.m. on Sunday, September 15. The West Fargo Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop for a vehicle with a headlight that was out at the intersection of 17th Street E. and Starr Avenue. The driver of…

West Fargo Police Introduce New K9 To Public

Dogs get the chance to meet the West Fargo community

WEST FARGO N.D. –The West Fargo Police Department shows off a fluffy new member of the force to people at Brewtus Brickhouse. Brewtus joins the two other K9s, Macho and ToSti. The trio got to make new friends with kids and give officers the chance to talk to the community. The department also introduced a new way for people to…

WF Police Department Brings Community together for Night to Unite

It's a night for community members to come out and learn from nearly 60 different booths about the work that people like police Chief Heith Janke do every day

WEST FARGO, N.D.– The West Fargo Police Department hosts its annual Night to Unite to bring the community together with public safety agencies in the area. It’s a night for community members to come out and learn from nearly 60 different booths about the work that people like police Chief Heith Janke do every day. “It’s important that you know…

West Fargo Boy Surprised With New Bike And Helmet In The Hospital

The boy was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — A West Fargo boy who was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School has a new bike. West Fargo police officers delivered the bike to 8-year-old Donte Bravecrow at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Donte turned in front of an SUV last Wednesday at the…

West Fargo PD Hosts ‘All Around the World’ to Bring their Diverse Community Together

The event features food, music and entertainment from different cultural groups to promote relationship building within the community

  WEST FARGO, N.D.– The West Fargo Police Department is bringing the diverse community together for the first ever ‘All Around the World: a celebration of cultures’. The event features food, music and entertainment from different cultural groups to promote relationship building within the community. Tables from Germany, Liberia, Asia and more made authentic food for the celebration. They also…

Fargo-Moorhead Police Chiefs Address Crime and Safety Concerns Directly

All three cities say property crimes and drug-related issues are prevalent

MOORHEAD, MN– Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo police chiefs are speaking directly to people about the community’s crime and safety situation. The three chiefs spoke at Tuesday morning’s Eggs and Issues event hosted by The Chamber. All three cities see property crimes and drug-related issues as prevalent. Addiction-driven behavior and mental health are also major areas of concern. “When there…

Seven-Year-Old “Mighty” Myles Gets Honor Award While Battling Cancer

He was diagnosed when he was three

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Try to measure bravery. “He just keeps on going no matter how hard or difficult it is and that’s what our police officers do,” said Nikki Anderson, Aurora Elementary School counselor. You’ll find 7-year-old Myles Allen is one of the mightiest. “We found a hero right here at Aurora Elementary,” said West Fargo police chief Heith Janke….