TRF Man Cited For Allegedly Stealing Hotel Towels

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Thief River Falls man has been cited for theft following the reported disappearance of some towels. Police identified Randy Hicks, 68, as the individual cited for the theft. Officers were dispatched to America’s Best Value Inn & Suites shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday in response to the… Continue reading TRF Man Cited For Allegedly Stealing Hotel Towels

A woman from Cavalier was arrested for allegedly smuggling Suboxone into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Elaine Alexis Longtine, a 25-year-old woman from Cavalier, was arrested on Monday, May 13, in connection with an incident involving the smuggling of Suboxone film strips into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center concealed within greeting card envelopes. Longtine faces charges of Class A felony conspiracy to deliver or possess… Continue reading A woman from Cavalier was arrested for allegedly smuggling Suboxone into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center

Man Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Burning 3-Year-Old Boy with Scalding Water

Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Corey Roper, currently incarcerated, faces three felony charges for allegedly burning a 3-year-old boy with scalding water. Court documents reveal that Roper and his girlfriend, the child’s mother, delayed seeking medical treatment for the child for three days. Pictures presented to TRF News depict severe burns covering the child’s face, scalp, and… Continue reading Man Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Burning 3-Year-Old Boy with Scalding Water

East Grand Forks Man Charged After Allegedly Striking Grand Forks Police Officer

Philemon Lewis

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling altercation on the streets of Grand Forks, a 38-year-old man from East Grand Forks, Philemon Henry Lewis, finds himself entangled in a web of legal woes after allegedly assaulting a Grand Forks Police officer. According to court records, the incident unfolded on May 1st when Lewis was… Continue reading East Grand Forks Man Charged After Allegedly Striking Grand Forks Police Officer

Man Charged with Terrorizing After Allegedly Forcing Victim to Drive Across State Lines

Russell Fahlstrom

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A shocking update has emerged in the case involving a man who allegedly forced a victim to drive from Grand Forks, North Dakota, to East Grand Forks, Minnesota, last Friday. Russell Fahlstrom, 29, of Leport, Minnesota, has now been charged with terrorizing in North Dakota, shedding light on the harrowing… Continue reading Man Charged with Terrorizing After Allegedly Forcing Victim to Drive Across State Lines

Woman Faces Trio of Felonies for Allegedly Trying to Run Over Family in Walmart Parking Lot

Krishawn Roberts

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – 27-year-old Krishawn Roberts from Grand Forks is at the center of a disturbing incident at a Walmart parking lot. Roberts is facing three felony charges for purportedly attempting to run over a man, woman, and child on April 4th. According to court documents, surveillance footage captured Roberts driving a black… Continue reading Woman Faces Trio of Felonies for Allegedly Trying to Run Over Family in Walmart Parking Lot

Bismarck Man Faces Felony Terrorizing Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Threatening Police Officer

Matthew J. Littlewind

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Matthew James Littlewind of Bismarck is confronting serious legal troubles after being charged with felony terrorizing in Grand Forks. According to court documents, on April 24th, a Grand Forks Police Officer witnessed Littlewind assaulting another individual in the parking lot of 110 Cherry Street. As Littlewind was being taken into… Continue reading Bismarck Man Faces Felony Terrorizing Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Threatening Police Officer

Woman Faces Felony Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Fraudulently Claiming Unemployment Benefits While Employed

Kristi R. Thorsteinson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling development, Kristi R. Thorsteinson is facing a serious felony charge in Grand Forks District Court for allegedly committing insurance fraud. Court documents reveal that between April 6th and August 30th of 2023, Thorsteinson purportedly submitted false unemployment claims while she was gainfully employed. The criminal complaint asserts… Continue reading Woman Faces Felony Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Fraudulently Claiming Unemployment Benefits While Employed

Two Men Allegedly Threaten Individual with Gun and Machete in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a developing story out of Grand Forks, a disturbing incident unfolded on Friday night, around 9:45 p.m., involving the alleged threat of violence by two individuals armed with a gun and a machete. Here are the key details: Threatening Situation: A report surfaced regarding an individual being threatened by… Continue reading Two Men Allegedly Threaten Individual with Gun and Machete in Grand Forks

Fargo Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Family Member with Machete

James E. Reau

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – James E. Reau, a resident of Fargo, finds himself in legal trouble after a harrowing incident involving a machete. According to court documents, on April 22nd, police rushed to a Fargo residence following a distress call from a female family member. She recounted a terrifying ordeal, alleging that Reau was aggressively… Continue reading Fargo Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Family Member with Machete

Grand Forks Inmate Faces New Charges After Allegedly Receiving Drugs via Mail

Andrew Stenerson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling development at the Grand Forks County Jail, inmate Andrew Stenerson is now confronting additional legal trouble after authorities discovered he allegedly received drugs through the mail. Stenerson, hailing from Grafton, North Dakota, faces charges of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance within the correctional facility, according to… Continue reading Grand Forks Inmate Faces New Charges After Allegedly Receiving Drugs via Mail

Woman Allegedly Forced to Fire Gun Before Assault: Man from Cooperstown Facing Felony Charges

Richard H. Sutcliffe

COOPERSTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Richard H. Sutcliffe of Cooperstown, North Dakota, is facing serious felony charges following a disturbing incident. According to court documents, Sutcliffe is accused of reckless endangerment, terrorizing, domestic violence, and aggravated assault. In the early hours of April 23rd, Griggs County received a distressing 911 call reporting a woman screaming for… Continue reading Woman Allegedly Forced to Fire Gun Before Assault: Man from Cooperstown Facing Felony Charges

Grand Forks Man Charged with Attempted Murder: Allegedly Strangled Coworker with Extension Cord

Alexander Antonio Thompson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 22, Alexander Antonio Thompson, 27, engaged in a violent altercation with a coworker at their workplace in Grand Forks. According to witness statements and an affidavit, Thompson allegedly attempted to strangle the coworker during the altercation. He then reportedly used an electrical extension cord to further restrict the… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Charged with Attempted Murder: Allegedly Strangled Coworker with Extension Cord

Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Kicking in Woman’s Door

Jaun Martinez

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Juan Martinez of Grand Forks is facing criminal charges after reportedly kicking in the door of a woman’s home. According to court documents, Martinez has been charged with felony Criminal Trespass and misdemeanor violation of an order prohibiting contact. The incident occurred on April 9th at 1:02 a.m. when an… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Kicking in Woman’s Door

Building Dreams or Breaking Laws? St. Michael Man Faces Criminal Charges for Alleged Material Theft

Steve V. Kraft

ST. MICHAEL, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, 50-year-old Steve V. Kraft from St. Michael, North Dakota, finds himself ensnared in a legal quagmire, accused of a litany of criminal offenses stemming from alleged theft activities. Incident Unfolds: On April 14th, the tranquil atmosphere of St. Michael was shattered as law enforcement… Continue reading Building Dreams or Breaking Laws? St. Michael Man Faces Criminal Charges for Alleged Material Theft

Grand Forks Woman Charged with Felony Theft After Allegedly Taking Car Over Argument

Barbara J. Hartley

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a surprising turn of events, 76-year-old Barbara J Hartley of Grand Forks faces a felony theft of property charge. According to court documents, on April 2nd, a male victim reported an incident involving Hartley. The victim stated that he had provided Hartley with a ride from Downtown Grand Forks… Continue reading Grand Forks Woman Charged with Felony Theft After Allegedly Taking Car Over Argument

Daycare Provider Charged with Child Neglect: Allegedly Left Children Unattended

Daycare Provider Charged with Child Neglect: Allegedly Left Children Unattended

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Samantha Ann Matthees, a 33-year-old daycare provider residing at 3531 Tamarak Avenue Northwest, has been charged with three felony counts of child neglect, shocking the community and raising concerns about childcare safety. According to the Beltrami County Attorney’s rendition of charges, investigations by Beltrami County Child Protection revealed disturbing negligence allegations… Continue reading Daycare Provider Charged with Child Neglect: Allegedly Left Children Unattended

Minnesota Man Faces Terrorizing Charge After Allegedly Stalking Woman and Children in Cass County

Jerome Ray Gange

CASS COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Jerome Ray Gange of Sabin, Minnesota, finds himself in legal trouble after being charged with felony terrorizing in Cass County, North Dakota. According to court documents, on March 31st, Gange allegedly engaged in a harrowing pursuit, trailing a woman and her two children for over 40 blocks. Reports suggest that… Continue reading Minnesota Man Faces Terrorizing Charge After Allegedly Stalking Woman and Children in Cass County

Grand Forks Woman Charged with Attempted Murder for Allegedly Strangling Mother

Brianna Lynn Thomas

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing incident, 20-year-old Brianna Lynn Thomas from Grand Forks faces severe charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after purportedly attempting to strangle her mother. The altercation unfolded on Sunday night, prompting a swift response from law enforcement. According to court records, authorities were summoned to a Grand… Continue reading Grand Forks Woman Charged with Attempted Murder for Allegedly Strangling Mother

Son Allegedly Attacks Mother in Bagley: Mitchell Nelson Charged

Mitchell Nelson

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing turn of events, Mitchell Nelson, a 62-year-old resident of Bagley, Minnesota, faces serious charges following an alleged attack on his own mother. Here’s what transpired: Charges Filed: Court documents reveal that Nelson is charged with felony threats of violence and misdemeanor domestic violence against his mother. Additionally, he… Continue reading Son Allegedly Attacks Mother in Bagley: Mitchell Nelson Charged

Inmate Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Scalding Cellmate at Tri-County Corrections

Christopher Morrison

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Christopher Morrison, a detainee at Tri-County Corrections in Crookston, Minnesota, under U.S. Marshals’ custody, now confronts severe legal repercussions after reportedly scalding his cellmate. Morrison, hailing from Fort Yates, North Dakota, stands accused of first and third-degree assault, marking a distressing turn of events within the correctional facility. Incident Details: According… Continue reading Inmate Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Scalding Cellmate at Tri-County Corrections

Cancer-Stricken Wife Allegedly Abused by Husband: Horrifying Case Unfolds in Grand Forks

Joshua Jon Temple

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a chilling turn of events, 40-year-old Joshua Jon Temple of Grand Forks faces a series of criminal charges, accused of assaulting his cancer-stricken wife amidst her battle with chemotherapy. According to reports, on April 5th, police responded to a hospital call to have Temple removed due to a history… Continue reading Cancer-Stricken Wife Allegedly Abused by Husband: Horrifying Case Unfolds in Grand Forks

Alleged Murder Suspect in Thief River Falls Claims Act was for Public Safety

Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera

PENNINGTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Eleven months following the tragic death of Steven Opdahl outside DigiKey, chilling details emerge from an omnibus hearing shedding light on the alleged perpetrator’s mindset. Assistant Special Agent Testifies: Ricky Wuori Jr., of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, recounted his initial interview with Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera. Wuori described Benitez-Estremera’s… Continue reading Alleged Murder Suspect in Thief River Falls Claims Act was for Public Safety

Redby Woman Faces Charges for Allegedly Striking Pedestrian in Bemidji

Samantha Jackson

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Breaking News: Samantha Rose Jackson, a 44-year-old woman from Redby, Minnesota, is under scrutiny as she faces criminal charges following an incident where she allegedly struck a pedestrian with her vehicle in Bemidji. The incident occurred on Monday morning at Irvin Avenue near Spruce Grove Lane Northwestern. Incident Details: Eyewitnesses reported seeing… Continue reading Redby Woman Faces Charges for Allegedly Striking Pedestrian in Bemidji

Domestic Disturbance: Mandan Man Faces Charges After Alleged Assault in Grand Forks

Awil Abdullahi

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing turn of events, 34-year-old Awil Abdullahi of Mandan, North Dakota, finds himself entangled in a legal battle following a tumultuous altercation in Grand Forks. Abdullahi is now confronting a slew of serious charges, including terrorizing with a dangerous weapon and domestic violence resulting in serious bodily injury.… Continue reading Domestic Disturbance: Mandan Man Faces Charges After Alleged Assault in Grand Forks

UPDATE: Suspect in Grand Forks Allegedly Assaulted Juvenile Victim whom He “Knew”

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) We have an update to a story we first brought you Tuesday morning, regarding the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile female in Grand Forks. Jahaun Stafford of Grand Forks is now facing criminal charges. The incident was not a random event. we have an update regarding a story we first… Continue reading UPDATE: Suspect in Grand Forks Allegedly Assaulted Juvenile Victim whom He “Knew”

Minnesota Man Arrested for Allegedly Planning Criminal Activity

REDWOOD FALL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Redwood Falls, Minnesota man has been arrested on federal charges. a Southwest Minnesota man is facing federal charges after a year-long anti-terrorist probe by the FBI Andrew munsinger of Redwood Falls was arrested this week and charg with illegally possessing ammunition after being convicted of a crime the FBI began… Continue reading Minnesota Man Arrested for Allegedly Planning Criminal Activity

Fargo Couple Accused of Assaults, Woman Allegedly Assaults Officer

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The female victim of an assault, then allegedly assaulted an officer. A pair from Fargo are facing charges. this Fargo pair are now both facing charges according to court documents on January 25th at 1:30 a.m. Fargo officers responded to a domestic Kimberly ferer stated Taran backer her boyfriend had allegedly choked… Continue reading Fargo Couple Accused of Assaults, Woman Allegedly Assaults Officer

Fargo Drug Trafficker Allegedly Caught Driving Wrong Way, Pulled Over in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Fargo woman is facing drug trafficking charges in Grand Forks County, after being pulled over going the wrong way on Interstate-29. a 39-year-old Alysa Sue herck of Fargo is facing drug trafficking charges in Grand Forks County according to court documents in January 15th she was pulled over by a… Continue reading Fargo Drug Trafficker Allegedly Caught Driving Wrong Way, Pulled Over in Grand Forks

Charges Filed in Unusual Murder Case: Suspect Allegedly Blamed Digital Device for Negative Influence

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Charges have now been filed at Jorge Luis Benitez Estremera of Thief River Falls, Minnesota in the murder of Steven Opdahl of Oklee, Minnesota outside Digi-Key Tuesday night. criminal charges have now been filed against 32-year-old Jorge Luisa Benitez estromera of Thief River Falls in connection to that murder at… Continue reading Charges Filed in Unusual Murder Case: Suspect Allegedly Blamed Digital Device for Negative Influence

Boy Allegedly Drugged and Raped

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man who now has a Minneapolis address is charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct involving a young boy in Moorhead, Minnesota. a 32-year-old Alexander James funk’s address is now listed as Minneapolis according to court records he used to live in Moorhead here between December of 2019 and October of 2021. he’s… Continue reading Boy Allegedly Drugged and Raped

Crookston Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Stabbing His Mother

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Crookston, Minnesota man has now been formally charged with stabbing his mother last Friday in that town. Kevin Corona faces 2 counts of Attempted Murder and 3 counts of Assault. a 36-year-old Kevin Corona of Crookston has now been formally charged with stabbing his mother now in Polk County District Court… Continue reading Crookston Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Stabbing His Mother

Polaris workplace allegedly threatened with shooting

ROSEAU, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Roseau, Minnesota man is facing criminal charges, after allegedly threatening a shooting at Polaris Industries. a 19 year old Javin Corley of Roseau is facing criminal charges for allegedly making a workplace shooting threat at Polaris Industries he’s been charged with felony threats of violence and felony displaying a replica of… Continue reading Polaris workplace allegedly threatened with shooting

UPDATE: Crookston Police called to scene where suspect allegedly threatened to shoot officers; GF SWAT deployed

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have an update regarding the Grand Forks SWAT Team being called to Crookston Sunday evening. Frank Williams Jr. is now facing felony level criminal charges. we have an update regarding the Grand Forks SWAT team being called into the south side of Crookston on Sunday evening to help with an arrest… Continue reading UPDATE: Crookston Police called to scene where suspect allegedly threatened to shoot officers; GF SWAT deployed

One Man Allegedly Behind Polk County’s Crime Wave

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An allegedly, 1-man Polk County, Minnesota crime wave is behind bars. an alleged one-man polk county minnesota crime wave is behind bars forty-year-old lucas paul gilbertson of east grand forks aka luke romold has facing six felony counts one for burglary four for theft and possession of meth according to court… Continue reading One Man Allegedly Behind Polk County’s Crime Wave

EGF Reporter Arrested for Allegedly Violating Florida Restraining Order

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A controversial East Grand Forks reporter was arrested for allegedly violating a Florida restraining order. Holmseth plead not guilty to the charge in Polk County District Court Tuesday. He was released from jail with his next court appearance scheduled in April. the 49 year old Timothy Holmes Seth of East… Continue reading EGF Reporter Arrested for Allegedly Violating Florida Restraining Order