On Sunday, August 21, 2022, around 9:24 p.m., Officers were dispatched to 1624 12th Ave S for a report of a Physical Domestic Dispute.
When Officers arrived on the scene, they could hear screaming coming from inside this address, and the male occupant inside was unwilling to open the door. Officers forced entry, and a female exited willingly from the residence. The male half, later identified as Kenneth N Allen, refused to exit the structure and barricaded himself inside. Members of the Grand Forks Regional SWAT team were called to the scene along with Grand Forks Reginal Bomb Team, Crisis Negotiations Team, and UAS Team (Unmanned Aerial Systems).
Allen was eventually dislodged from the structure and taken into custody without incident. He was charged with the following offenses: Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Felonious Restraint, and Terrorizing. The Grand Forks Police would like to thank the area residents for their patience during this situation.
If you have any information regarding this situation, please call the Grand Forks Police at 701-787-8000.