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DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An Alexandria, Minn., man was arrested Saturday, May 12, after a high-speed chase through Becker County. According to a report released by the Becker County Sheriff's Office: About 1:48 p.m. Saturday the Sheriff's Office received a report of an erratic driver travelling west on Highway 34 near Highway 29. A deputy encountered the vehicle and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspect vehicle fled, at times reaching speeds of more than 90 mph.
FARGO -- A Moorhead woman is charged in Cass County District Court with attacking her sister and former boyfriend with a knife on Sunday, April 23, after discovering the two were dating. According to court documents: Fargo police were called to a north Fargo residence Sunday night on a report of a domestic.
FARGO -- Eight people were being held in the Cass County Jail on Friday morning, March 10, on suspicion of patronizing a minor for commercial sex, their arrests the result of a law enforcement sting operation. Fargo police confirmed in a posting on the police department's Facebook page Friday that the arrests were part of a follow-up to last summer's undercover operation called “Guardian Angel,” which resulted in the arrest of 18 men.
FARGO — A man accused of raping and murdering a Fargo woman pleaded guilty Wednesday, March 1, in Clay County District Court to Class AA felony murder. Landon Lauwagie, 23, was accused in court documents of asphyxiating Cory Terlecky, 40, while he sexually assaulted her on May 14, 2016. Police discovered Terlecky's body at her apartment on May 15. Blood and other evidence suggested she was killed in her home, court documents state.
At least one person died in an incident Sunday night at a mobile home on the 400 block of C Street in West Fargo, police confirmed. Authorities responded to the incident just after 9 p.m. at 444 C St., which is directly across the street north of the West Fargo police station. In a statement released Monday morning, police said that when officers arrived they found two victims, including a 45-year female who was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman suffered severe injuries, including a gunshot wound, the statement said.
MOORHEAD -- A fire that heavily damaged a south Moorhead home Tuesday afternoon, June 28, is being treated as suspicious after officials found the burned remains of a human body inside, police said. First responders did not immediately find any victims inside the residence 1019 11 Ave. S. after the fire was reported around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, but a subsequent search of debris uncovered a body, which has yet to be identified, Moorhead Police Lt. Tory Jacobson said in a written statement released Wednesday morning, June 29.
Tuesday's fatal crash on Interstate 29 near Hillsboro, N.D., should send a message to drivers, said Jim Prochniak. "It certainly puts an exclamation point, when we're saying 'no travel advised or road closed,' we certainly do mean that," said Prochniak, a captain with the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Interstate 29 had been closed about half an hour when Tuesday's crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. Traill County Sheriff Mike Crocker had stopped his SUV to assist a pair of stranded women when a semi ran into the back of his SUV and also struck one of the stranded women, both of whom were walking
Police in Grand Forks, N.D., were still searching Monday for the mother of an infant girl who was found abandoned at a fire station Saturday morning. Sgt. Bill Macki said it was his understanding the infant was in good condition. A spokeswoman for Altru Hospital, where the child was taken Saturday morning, said she could not release information about the case, or even confirm whether the child was at the hospital. A firefighter shoveling snow outside the station found the girl in a cardboard box about 7:30 a.m.