A man was fatally shot Friday night, May 17, at a Green Line light-rail station in St. Paul.

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Police responded at about 11 p.m. to a report of shots fired at the eastbound Metro Transit Green Line station at Dale Street and University Avenue. Officers found a man on the platform with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to… Continue reading A man was fatally shot Friday night, May 17, at a Green Line light-rail station in St. Paul.

Accident Report: Intersection of Highway 59 Frontage Road and Dale Street

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 15 at 12:33 p.m., police received a report of an accident at the intersection of a Highway 59 frontage road and Dale Street. Lora Filpula of Thief River Falls was driving a 2014 Ford Focus northbound on the frontage road. According to the report, she stopped at… Continue reading Accident Report: Intersection of Highway 59 Frontage Road and Dale Street

Timothy Alan Bergeron Arrested for Felony DWI and Driving After Cancellation

Timothy Alan Bergeron

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 23 at 5:07 a.m., a police officer performed a traffic stop on the 1900 block of Hwy. 59 S.E. Timothy Alan Bergeron, 53, of Thief River Falls, was charged with felony first-degree DWI due to a prior felony conviction and gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation as inimical… Continue reading Timothy Alan Bergeron Arrested for Felony DWI and Driving After Cancellation

A man with cut hands was arrested early Sunday morning in Crookston

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A man with cut hands was arrested early Sunday morning in Crookston, Minnesota. Subsequently, it was discovered that a church across the street from the arrest location had a shattered glass door. The man, reported to have lacerations on his hands, was taken into custody around 5:30 a.m. An ambulance stood… Continue reading A man with cut hands was arrested early Sunday morning in Crookston

Grand Forks Police are investigating a stabbing incident

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Grand Forks Police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred on Saturday evening. A man arrived at Altru’s emergency room with a non-life-threatening stab wound to his back. Sergeant Drees of the Grand Forks Police Department stated that the victim provided limited information, describing the suspect as a thin male… Continue reading Grand Forks Police are investigating a stabbing incident

BREAKING NEWS: Man With Cut Hands Taken To Jail In Crookston, MN Sunday Morning

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Police in Crookston, Minnesota responded to a disturbance early Sunday morning. A man with cut hands was taken to jail as an ambulance was standing by. On Sunday morning in Crookston, Minnesota, police responded to a disturbance near the government center on North Broadway. An ambulance was called for a man… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Man With Cut Hands Taken To Jail In Crookston, MN Sunday Morning

Arriana Marie Robinette cited for theft

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On May 6 at 3:30 p.m., police responded to a theft report at Walmart. Arriana Marie Robinette, 21, from Newfolden, was cited for theft for allegedly taking $40 in cash that another customer had left behind at the self-checkout. The stolen money was returned.

Theft Incident at Walmart: Jay Daniel Bruski Cited

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 15 at 10:10 a.m., police received a report of a theft at Walmart. Jay Daniel Bruski, 30, of Thief River Falls, was cited for theft – specifically for finding and appropriating lost property and for theft with the intent to permanently deprive another of their property. According… Continue reading Theft Incident at Walmart: Jay Daniel Bruski Cited

Update on Brawl Video in Downtown Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update on the video showing a brawl on Broadway in Fargo, North Dakota, on May 12th. This incident is part of ongoing reports about fights in Downtown Fargo. In the latest report, two men were seriously injured, and six people were arrested.

The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Donaldson

DONALDSON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Donaldson, Minnesota. Sheriff Matt Vig tells TRF News the home was occupied when it was struck by 12 bullets. The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in Donaldson, Minnesota, late Friday night. Sheriff Matt Vig reported… Continue reading The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Donaldson

Former Fargo School Employee Charge, Nude Photos Exchange With Student

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A former employee at Davies High School in Fargo, North Dakota is facing criminal charges after allegedly exchanging explicit photos with a male student. Ashley Jordan Peterson, who worked as a positive behavior technician until her termination in October 2023, has been charged with felony promoting sexual performance by a minor… Continue reading Former Fargo School Employee Charge, Nude Photos Exchange With Student

Additional Brutal Assaults Recorded in Downtown Fargo, North Dakota

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Multiple brutal assaults were captured on video along Broadway in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. This footage, provided by a TRF News viewer, shows the incidents occurring in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 12th. According to the viewer, two different brothers were assaulted, with no indication that they had caused… Continue reading Additional Brutal Assaults Recorded in Downtown Fargo, North Dakota

Fergus Falls Man Facing Felony Level Threats of Violence Charge

Arthur K. Sims

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Arthur K. Sims, a 21-year-old man from Fergus Falls, Minnesota, is facing felony charges for threats of violence, along with misdemeanors for disorderly conduct and providing a false name to a peace officer. According to court documents, on May 15th at 12:16 a.m., officers responded to an apartment in Fergus… Continue reading Fergus Falls Man Facing Felony Level Threats of Violence Charge

Grand Forks Man Facing Felony Level Domestic Violence Charges

Jason C. Green

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Jason C. Green, a 53-year-old resident of Grand Forks, is facing felony charges of domestic violence and terrorizing. According to court documents, on May 15th, Green allegedly attempted to strangle a female victim by grabbing her throat, causing small lacerations, and threatening to kill her. I’m Neil Berg reporting for… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Facing Felony Level Domestic Violence Charges

Woman from Fertile, Minnesota Facing Sex Charges in Fargo Involving a Juvenile Male

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A woman from Fertile, Minnesota, Ashley Jordan Peterson, is facing sex charges in Fargo. Peterson has been charged with felony promoting a sexual performance by a minor and misdemeanor contributing to the deprivation or delinquency of a minor. According to the criminal complaint, between April 28th and October 9th of 2023,… Continue reading Woman from Fertile, Minnesota Facing Sex Charges in Fargo Involving a Juvenile Male

Suspect Goes Wild After Arrest in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Allen C. Sheppard

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Police in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, report that 48-year-old Allen C. Sheppard went wild after being arrested for fighting. Sheppard has been charged with felony criminal damage to property, gross misdemeanor obstructing the legal process, and misdemeanor assault. According to court documents, on May 14th, officers responded to a report of… Continue reading Suspect Goes Wild After Arrest in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Moorhead Man Faces Six Felony Charges for Alleged Threats Against Family

Ryan D. Swanson

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Ryan David Swanson of Moorhead, Minnesota, is facing six felony counts of threats of violence. According to court documents, his family members banned Swanson from a Clay County property. On April 28th, the victims found an upside-down flag taped to their door. The following day, during a prolonged phone call with… Continue reading Moorhead Man Faces Six Felony Charges for Alleged Threats Against Family

Multiple Crashes On Interstate-94 By Jamestown, North Dakota

Multiple Crashes On Interstate-94 By Jamestown, North Dakota

JAMESTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Around 7:00 pm a two-vehicle crash occurred on I-94 near milepost 261. At the time of the crash the roadway was dry, and it was not raining. The area of the crash is in a construction zone. Eastbound traffic was diverted into the westbound lanes in a head-to-head configuration. A 2021… Continue reading Multiple Crashes On Interstate-94 By Jamestown, North Dakota

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 05/17/24

News Release 05/17/24 On the afternoon of 05/10/24, Red Lake County deputies spoke with individuals involved in a property line dispute in the city of Oklee. It appears that the matter has been resolved. On the evening of 05/10/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of trespassing on agricultural land in Gervais… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 05/17/24

Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced for Theft from Renville County

Talia Moseley

OLIVIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 37-year-old woman from Pennsylvania was sentenced on May 1 in Renville County District Court after pleading guilty to stealing over $100,000 from the county in a misdirected payment scheme. Talia Moseley, of Chester, was ordered to serve five years of probation and to pay $111,000 in restitution on one felony… Continue reading Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced for Theft from Renville County

Burglary Charges Pending Against Two Men in Morrison County

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that charges are pending against 42-year-old Travis Zaiser of Minneapolis, MN, and 40-year-old Gabriel Smith of Dellwood, MN, for their involvement in a burglary at a communications tower site southwest of Little Falls, MN, in Pike Creek Township. On May 15, 2024, at approximately 3:41 pm, an employee of… Continue reading Burglary Charges Pending Against Two Men in Morrison County

Investigation of Cash Missing from Mail Deliveries in Berthold, North Dakota

BERTHOLD, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Federal investigators are looking into reports of missing mail in the Berthold area. Police Chief Al Schmidt says his department received several reports of missing mail, including packages and graduation cards with missing cash. Schmidt began receiving calls about the issue in April, with the thefts affecting eight households. On Monday,… Continue reading Investigation of Cash Missing from Mail Deliveries in Berthold, North Dakota

Crookston Woman & 5 Passengers Injured In Crash With Semi

FELTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Crookston, Minnesota woman and her 5 passengers were injured in a Thursday crash with a semi south of Felton, Minnesota on Highway 9. Incident   Incident type: Injury ICR: 24900740 Date/Time: 05/16/2024 10:02 District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-846-8260 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168 Location: Highway… Continue reading Crookston Woman & 5 Passengers Injured In Crash With Semi

Former President Trump Scheduled to Speak at Lincoln Reagan Dinner Amid Planned Protests

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to travel to Minnesota today to headline a fundraising dinner for the Minnesota Republican Party. Trump will be the featured speaker at tonight’s Lincoln Reagan Dinner in St. Paul. Despite stating he wouldn’t return to Minnesota if he lost the state in 2020, Trump,… Continue reading Former President Trump Scheduled to Speak at Lincoln Reagan Dinner Amid Planned Protests

Fargo Woman Charged in Case of Stolen Wallet

Angela Decoteau

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Angela Decoteau of Fargo has been charged with felony theft of property. According to court records, on May 11th, a man reported forgetting his wallet on the counter of a Fargo gas station. When he returned a minute later, it was gone. He noticed a woman sitting in her van in… Continue reading Fargo Woman Charged in Case of Stolen Wallet

A Northwood resident receives a 360-day sentence for numerous drug offenses and concealing a weapon.

Darin James Braun

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Monday, May 13, a 41-year-old man from Northwood, Darin James Braun, was sentenced to serve 360 days for drug and weapon offenses. Braun admitted guilt to four counts of possession with intent to distribute, originally classified as Class A felonies but reduced to Class B felonies in a plea… Continue reading A Northwood resident receives a 360-day sentence for numerous drug offenses and concealing a weapon.

Police in Crookston fatally shoot man wielding hatchet

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In the early hours of Thursday, May 16, a man died after approaching Crookston police with a hatchet, according to authorities. Police encountered the man wielding a hatchet around 12:53 a.m. near East Seventh Street. Despite attempts at initial contact, the man swiftly advanced toward the officers, prompting them to utilize… Continue reading Police in Crookston fatally shoot man wielding hatchet

No Minnesota Court Records On TRF News This Week, State System Is Down

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – You may have noticed a shortage of Minnesota court records on I News this week. After reaching out to the Court Administration office in St. Paul, it appears their computer system for records is currently down. Consequently, we’re unable to swiftly access county court reports and crime records. They’re actively… Continue reading No Minnesota Court Records On TRF News This Week, State System Is Down

Former Fargo Businessman Facing Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Barrett Prody

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Barrett Prody, the owner of the now-closed JT Cigarro’s in Fargo, is facing federal drug trafficking charges. According to a federal complaint, Prody was involved in transporting large quantities of cocaine from Florida to the Fargo-Moorhead area. The charges include selling cocaine to confidential informants. I’m Neil Berg, reporting for trfnews.i234.me.

HIGH SCHOOL PROTEST: Native Song Barred From Graduation Ceremony

HINCKLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a musical protest, over 50 students gathered outside Hinckley-Finlayson High School on Wednesday afternoon, demanding the reversal of a school board decision to remove a traditional Native song from this year’s graduation ceremony. “It makes me happy that people actually care about what’s going on here,” said senior Kaiya Wilson.… Continue reading HIGH SCHOOL PROTEST: Native Song Barred From Graduation Ceremony

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Crookston Police Fatally Shoot Man Armed with Hatchet

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Crookston police shot and killed a man armed with a hatchet early Thursday morning. Neil Berg here with breaking news from Crookston, Minnesota. Just before 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, Crookston Police Chief Darren Selzer confirmed an officer-involved shooting resulting in the suspect’s death. Chief Selzer stated, “Today at 12:53 a.m., officers… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Crookston Police Fatally Shoot Man Armed with Hatchet

UPDATE: More Details In Deadly Police Shooting In Crookston, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We have more details regarding a deadly police shooting in Crookston, Minnesota, early Thursday morning. It appears that a man wielding a hatchet may have been shot multiple times. Crookston police officers wear body cameras, but it is not yet known if they were activated during the confrontation. Neil Berg here… Continue reading UPDATE: More Details In Deadly Police Shooting In Crookston, Minnesota

Report Of Rock Assault In Fargo

Andre Tolefree

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo man is facing criminal charges after allegedly assaulting another man with a rock. According to court records, Andre Tolefree of Fargo is accused of the assault, which occurred on May 10th. Fargo police were dispatched to the Downtown Center, a homeless shelter, where the male victim reported that Tolefree… Continue reading Report Of Rock Assault In Fargo

Grand Forks Man Charged with Drug Trafficking

Oscar L. Oliva

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Grand Forks man is facing a drug trafficking charge following a search warrant executed by the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force. According to court documents, 61-year-old Oscar L. Oliva of Grand Forks is charged with drug trafficking. On May 14th, the task force executed a search warrant at 1423… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Charged with Drug Trafficking

Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The 12th Annual Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service was held at Optimus Park in Grand Forks on Thursday afternoon. The event featured local and state law enforcement officers from North Dakota and Minnesota, along with federal law enforcement, the US Air Force, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The… Continue reading Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service in Grand Forks

Child Escapes Unharmed in UTV Roll-Over

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – No injuries were reported after a 12-year-old crashed a UTV on Monday west of Thief River Falls. According to police, a 12-year-old female rolled a Polaris Ranger near the intersection of Center Avenue North and 180th Street. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the scene just after 8 p.m.  

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

Shooting Investigation Underway In Crookston, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An investigation is underway following an early Thursday morning shooting in Crookston, MN. Just before 1:00 a.m., law enforcement responded to reports of a shooting incident. Initial radio traffic suggested that the suspect might have been armed with a hatchet at some point. Shortly thereafter, shots were fired near the government… Continue reading Shooting Investigation Underway In Crookston, Minnesota

Grand Forks Tire Slasher Pleads Guilty to Damaging 50 Vehicles

Matthew Vincent Morris

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Matthew Vincent Morris, 31, who is accused of slashing tires on 50 vehicles in a single night last fall, changed his plea to guilty on Monday, May 13. Morris is charged with Class B felony criminal mischief, resulting in more than $10,000 worth of damage. The charge carries a maximum… Continue reading Grand Forks Tire Slasher Pleads Guilty to Damaging 50 Vehicles

Grand Forks Woman Accused of Strangling Mother with Purse Strap Pleads Not Guilty

Brianna Lynn Thomas

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Grand Forks woman accused of attempting to murder her mother waived her preliminary hearing on Monday, May 13, and pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. Brianna Lynn Thomas, 20, faces up to 20 years in prison for Class A felony attempted murder and is also charged with Class… Continue reading Grand Forks Woman Accused of Strangling Mother with Purse Strap Pleads Not Guilty

Sister Confirms Missing Williston Woman Found Dead on Mother’s Day

WILLISTON, N.D. (trfnews.i234.me) – Despite her struggles, Breeanna Ward always kept her heart open to helping friends, family, and her cats. She cared for her three cats and regularly left food outside for neighborhood strays. “She loved nature and all animals, especially cats,” said Chelsey Francis, Ward’s sister. “She had three or four cats, and… Continue reading Sister Confirms Missing Williston Woman Found Dead on Mother’s Day

O.J. Simpson’s Fargo Friend, Former Owner of JT Cigarro’s, Accused of Leading Cocaine Trafficking Ring

Barrett Prody

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Barrett Clair Prody, a friend of O.J. Simpson and former owner of a cigar bar in Fargo, has been accused of leading a drug trafficking ring that brought cocaine to the Fargo-Moorhead area. Prody, 51, appeared in the North Dakota U.S. District Court on April 16, facing charges of conspiracy to possess… Continue reading O.J. Simpson’s Fargo Friend, Former Owner of JT Cigarro’s, Accused of Leading Cocaine Trafficking Ring

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

A woman from Grand Forks is accused of possessing 653 fentanyl pills with the intent to manufacture or deliver.

Danielle Caroline Hudson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Monday, May 13th, when authorities in Grand Forks executed an arrest warrant for Danielle Caroline Hudson, they made a startling discovery inside her purse—approximately 653 fentanyl pills, as reported by the police. Hudson, aged 30, appeared in court for her initial hearing on Tuesday morning, May 14th. She faces… Continue reading A woman from Grand Forks is accused of possessing 653 fentanyl pills with the intent to manufacture or deliver.

Charged With Fleeing, Child In Car

Samira Ali

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – 28-year-old Samira Ali from Grand Forks is confronting a series of serious charges following an incident where she allegedly fled from an officer with a child in her car. According to court documents, on May 10th, police responded to a report of a person found unconscious behind the wheel in… Continue reading Charged With Fleeing, Child In Car

Pickup-Train Crash By Casselton, ND, List Of Charges

CASSELTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A man from Omaha, Nebraska, sustained serious injuries on Wednesday morning when his vehicle collided with a train near Casselton, as reported by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The 43-year-old driver was traveling south on 154th Avenue Southeast toward a rail crossing around 7:00 a.m. Meanwhile, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe… Continue reading Pickup-Train Crash By Casselton, ND, List Of Charges

Fargo Officer Kicked In Groin, Spit On

Luis Montanez

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – During the arrest of Luis Montanez in Fargo, a police officer was subjected to being kicked in the groin and spat on. The incident, which occurred on May 10th at 8:47 p.m., unfolded when two officers responded to a disturbance at Matt Bus on NP Avenue. Given Montanez’s history of intoxication… Continue reading Fargo Officer Kicked In Groin, Spit On

Woman from Grand Forks Accused of Drug Trafficking

Danielle Caroline Hudson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Danielle C. Hudson, a 30-year-old resident of Grand Forks, was arrested and is now confronting a drug trafficking charge. Court documents reveal that on May 13th, at 5:25 a.m., upon disembarking from a train, officers from the Grand Forks narcotics task force intercepted her in the Amtrak station parking lot.… Continue reading Woman from Grand Forks Accused of Drug Trafficking

Charged With Stealing Dirt Bike In Fargo

Levi Ray Colton Miller

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Levi Ray Colton Miller, whose address is not listed in Fargo, has been accused of felony property theft. According to court documents, on May 6th, the victim reported the theft of his dirt bike from the back of his truck while it was parked in Fargo. Surveillance footage played a key… Continue reading Charged With Stealing Dirt Bike In Fargo

Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Capitol Insurrection

Paul Orta Jr.

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – A man from southern Minnesota is set to be sentenced in October for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Prosecutors in Washington, D.C., announced that 35-year-old Paul Orta Jr. of Blue Earth pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of civil disorder. According to… Continue reading Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Capitol Insurrection

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT – MAY 15, 2024

The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 5/14/2024 – At 11:01 a.m., the CFD responded to the 2300 block of Sahlstrom Dr. for a report of a smoke detector activation. Upon arrival, it was found to be a faulty microwave. The CFD unplugged the microwave and reset the alarm. There was… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT – MAY 15, 2024

Thief River Falls man sentenced to 49 months for selling drugs to an informant

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Thief River Falls man was sentenced to just over four years in prison on Monday, May 13, for selling $100 worth of methamphetamine to an informant. Noah Christopher Dybedahl, 24, pleaded guilty to third-degree sale of a controlled substance earlier in May. The crime carries a maximum sentence… Continue reading Thief River Falls man sentenced to 49 months for selling drugs to an informant

Fargo Firefighters Respond to Blaze Spreading from Car to Garages

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Emergency crews rushed to 2602 18th Street South in Fargo just before noon following reports of a car fire at an apartment building. However, the situation quickly escalated as the fire spread to adjoining garages. Fargo Fire Battalion Chief Joe Mangin confirmed the destruction of one car and significant damage to… Continue reading Fargo Firefighters Respond to Blaze Spreading from Car to Garages

Arrest After Free Room Deal Terminated In Fargo

Isabella Burlingame

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo Woman Faces Criminal Charges After Dispute Over Terminated Free Room Deal” Isabella Burlingame of Fargo is charged with felony contact by bodily fluids, attempted contact by bodily fluids, and misdemeanor Criminal Trespass after a disturbance at Candlewood Suites on May 12th. Police found Burlingame in the lobby with blood-covered… Continue reading Arrest After Free Room Deal Terminated In Fargo

Burglary & Attack In Grand Forks

Daechaera Dominick

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A man and woman are facing criminal charges after a woman was assaulted and then both of them resisted arrest. 33-year-old Maurice Dominick of Fargo and 32-year-old Daechaera Dominick are each facing felony charges of burglary preventing arrests attempted simple assault and terrorizing in Grand Forks according to court documents… Continue reading Burglary & Attack In Grand Forks

Names Of Officers Added To National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – The names of 2 Minnesota officers were added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Monday night. well the names of two fallen officers from Minnesota are among the 282 added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial this year in Washington Deputy Josh Owen (Minnesota) Pope County… Continue reading Names Of Officers Added To National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall

Missing Woman Found Deceased in Williston

WILLISTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Williston Police Department announced the discovery of a deceased individual matching the description of Breeanna Ward, who went missing in February. Responding to a call on Sunday at 1:44 p.m., officers found an unresponsive person in the 400 block of 11th Avenue West. While preliminary indicators point to the deceased… Continue reading Missing Woman Found Deceased in Williston

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Low Speed Rollover In Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – An update on a Monday morning crash reveals it occurred on 40th Avenue South at Cottonwood Street. Sgt. Pemberton states it was a low-speed collision resulting in an SUV rollover at the intersection with a pickup truck. Fortunately, no injuries were reported, and it’s yet to be determined if any… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Low Speed Rollover In Grand Forks

UPDATE: North Dakota Airplane Crash, 3 Aboard Survive

ENDERLIN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Ransom County Plane Crash What: Plane Crash, Property Damage Where: Agricultural field south of STHY 46 MM 82, 1 West of Enderlin, ND When: 10:07 AM Central Time Road Conditions: NA Weather Conditions: Clear Crash Involvement: Plane Crash Agencies Involved: North Dakota Highway Patrol, Cass and Ransom County Sheriff’s Office, the… Continue reading UPDATE: North Dakota Airplane Crash, 3 Aboard Survive

CROOKSTON GRAND FORKS POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

On Saturday, May 11, at 7:40 p.m., officers of the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of S. 20th St. for a two-vehicle accident between a motorcycle and a car. An investigation of the accident determined that a 2007 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on S. 20th St. when it attempted… Continue reading CROOKSTON GRAND FORKS POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Urgent Search for Missing Kayaker on Nest Lake

NEST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Multiple agencies are conducting a search and rescue operation on Nest Lake in Minnesota this Sunday afternoon for a missing kayaker. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office rushes to respond to an urgent call regarding a missing kayaker on Nest Lake. Discover the details of a 39-year-old man’s solo kayak trip gone… Continue reading Urgent Search for Missing Kayaker on Nest Lake

SWAT Team Responds to Armed Altercation in Minot, North Dakota Hotel

MINOT, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Saturday evening, the Minot Police Department responded to a tense situation at a hotel on 22nd Avenue Northwest. Reports indicated a man wielding a firearm was pursuing another individual. Upon arrival, officers confronted the suspect, Larron T. Lewis, 45, but he barricaded himself in his room, defying commands to surrender.… Continue reading SWAT Team Responds to Armed Altercation in Minot, North Dakota Hotel

Naytahwaush Man Faces 17 New Charges While in Clearwater County Jail

Justin B. Camp

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Justin B. Camp, a 41-year-old from Naytahwaush, Minnesota, has been incarcerated since March 13th on charges of assaulting and kidnapping a female victim in December. Now, Camp faces 17 new criminal charges, including seven felony charges, for allegedly violating a no-contact order by texting the victim from Clearwater County Jail in… Continue reading Naytahwaush Man Faces 17 New Charges While in Clearwater County Jail

Fargo Man Charged with Stealing Car from Alexandria

Manuel M. Reyes

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Manuel M. Reyes from Fargo is in legal trouble after being apprehended on Interstate 94 in Cass County, North Dakota, driving a vehicle reported stolen from Alexandria, Minnesota. Reyes lacked a valid driver’s license during the incident. He now faces charges of felony theft of property and misdemeanor driving under suspension,… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged with Stealing Car from Alexandria

Fargo Man Charged With Terrorizing

Michael Wayne Conover

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo man has been charged with Terrorizing, after allegedly threatening a family member with a knife. Michael Wayne Conover of Fargo is facing criminal charges after allegedly yelling at a family member quote I can’t wait for him to come downstairs I’m going to kill him unquote and then allegedly… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged With Terrorizing

TRAGIC ACCIDENT: 8-Year Old Dies In North Dakota Motorcycle Crash * No Helmet

CASSELTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Cass County fatal crash What: One vehicle fatal crash Where: Rural Casselton (3.5 miles ENE of Casselton) When: May 11th, 2024 at 5:00 P.M. Central Time Weather Conditions: Clear Crash Involvement: Dirt bike struck farm equipment. Agencies Involved: North Dakota Highway Patrol Cass County Sheriff’s Office Casselton Ambulance Casselton Fire Sanford… Continue reading TRAGIC ACCIDENT: 8-Year Old Dies In North Dakota Motorcycle Crash * No Helmet

TRF Man Cited for Controlled Substance Offense

Kyle Travis Edgar

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Thief River Falls area man was arrested after allegedly fleeing police.  Kyle Travis Edgar, (40) was arrested for Controlled Substance Crime in the Third Degree, Fleeing an Officer by means other than a Motor Vehicle, and Driving after Revocation.  Police say Edgar was apprehended Wednesday evening at Highway… Continue reading TRF Man Cited for Controlled Substance Offense

One Dead In Alcohol-Related Crash

Mary Jean May

Pennington County (trfnews.i234.me) – One person is dead, and several others were injured following a crash in Pennington County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Mary Jean May, 49 of Red Lake, was taken to a Fargo hospital where she died. Two passengers in May’s van sustained injuries troopers at the scene described as non-life-threatening… Continue reading One Dead In Alcohol-Related Crash

Fatal Sunday Morning Motorcycle-Deer Crash In Minnesota

AITKIN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man was killed after his motorcycle crashed into a deer early Sunday morning northwest of Aitkin, Minnesota. we had a fatal motorcycle deer crash early on this Sunday morning this would be Northwest of Aitkin Minnesota Minnesota state patrol says it happened at 12:20 a.m. on this Sunday a Harley Davidson… Continue reading Fatal Sunday Morning Motorcycle-Deer Crash In Minnesota

Motorcycle Crash Update: Rider Faces DUI Charge After Colliding with Car in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Tyler Power, 33, is facing a DUI charge after crashing his 2010 Yamaha motorcycle into a car driven by Heather Wippler, 39, in Grand Forks. The collision occurred on South 20th Street when a Toyota attempted a left turn into the Ben Franklin Elementary School parking lot, leading to the… Continue reading Motorcycle Crash Update: Rider Faces DUI Charge After Colliding with Car in Grand Forks

Thief River Falls man convicted on possession charge

Alejandro Lee Lara

Alejandro Lee Lara, 25, Thief River Falls, was sentenced in Morrison County District Court to 39 months in a correctional facility and fined $50 for one felony count of third-degree possession of a controlled substance. One felony count of second-degree sale of a controlled substance was dismissed. According to the criminal complaint, on July 28,… Continue reading Thief River Falls man convicted on possession charge

BREAKING NEWS: Report Of Saturday Afternoon Assault In Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Grand Forks police went to the 1800 block of Continental Drive following reports of an assault. Dispatched around 2:15 p.m., officers were alerted to a heated altercation involving a man and a woman. Witnesses recounted the intense scene, with the man fleeing before authorities arrived. While the situation unfolded rapidly,… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Report Of Saturday Afternoon Assault In Grand Forks

Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for $700 Bicycle Theft

Jefferey Scott Miller

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Jeffery Scott Miller, 53, from Grand Forks, is facing serious charges after being accused of stealing a $700 bicycle from a garage on April 26th. Court documents reveal that Miller has been charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor theft of property. Surveillance footage allegedly captures Miller with the stolen bicycle.… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for $700 Bicycle Theft

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 05-10-24

News Release 05-10-24 On the morning of 05/03/24, a Red Lake County deputy responded to a report of a “fender bender” at the Eagle Square Parking Lot in Red Lake Falls. One of the vehicles was backing out of a parking space and struck another vehicle. One of the involved vehicles sustained substantial damage but… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 05-10-24

Neighbor’s Burn Pile Sparks Devastating Fire near Gilbert

BIWABIK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Thursday night, chaos unfolded on Pine Lane near Camp Esquagama as flames erupted around 7 p.m., destroying a cabin and damaging another structure. Biwabik Fire Chief Tony Nygaard attributes the blaze to a neighbor’s out-of-control burn pile, igniting the nearby cabin. The inferno quickly spread, engulfing the forest before brave… Continue reading Neighbor’s Burn Pile Sparks Devastating Fire near Gilbert

Babies, Meth & Bathtub Full Of Water

Emily Kocemba

GRAND RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In the early hours of May 9, 2024, the Aitkin-Itasca-Mille Lacs Violent Crimes Enforcement Team (AIM VCET) launched a drug investigation in Grand Rapids. Targeting methamphetamine sales, AIM VCET agents located Emily Kocemba, 30, at a local hotel. As they prepared a search warrant, Kocemba attempted to flee but was… Continue reading Babies, Meth & Bathtub Full Of Water

Former Hardee’s Employee Charged with Felony Theft After $1,300 Goes Missing from Purse

Cameron E. Quick

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Cameron E. Quick, 22, a former Hardee’s employee in Moorhead, Minnesota, is facing a felony theft charge following the disappearance of $1,300 from a purse on March 20th. The store manager reported Quick after surveillance footage revealed him taking $1,300 in $100 bills from the purse. I’m Neil Berg reporting for… Continue reading Former Hardee’s Employee Charged with Felony Theft After $1,300 Goes Missing from Purse

Moorhead Couple Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges After Storage Unit Raid

Elizabeth Williams

DILWORTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Shawn and Elizabeth Williams of Moorhead are in legal trouble after authorities discovered a cache of drugs and firearms in their Dilworth storage unit. Following suspicions of Shawn being a significant cocaine supplier in the Fargo-Moorhead region, law enforcement obtained a warrant to search the unit, registered under both their names.… Continue reading Moorhead Couple Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges After Storage Unit Raid

Tragic Collision Claims One Life in Northwestern Minnesota

PENNINGTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – According to the State Patrol, a fatal two-vehicle collision occurred in northwestern Minnesota. Mary Jean May, 49, from Red Lake, driving a van, collided with a car driven by Justin Schultz, 38, from McIntosh. The crash occurred at Center Street and 310th Avenue Northeast in Highlanding Township, southeast of Thief… Continue reading Tragic Collision Claims One Life in Northwestern Minnesota

Terrorizing Incident Outside Downtown Grand Forks Bank

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A man, identified as David Lavdvik, 61, of Grand Forks, was apprehended following an alarming incident outside The Gate City Bank in downtown Grand Forks on Friday morning around 7:30 a.m. Lieutenant Andrew Stein of the Grand Forks Police Department provided details, stating that Lavdvik was arrested for terrorizing. Responding… Continue reading Terrorizing Incident Outside Downtown Grand Forks Bank

Charged After Windows Broken Out Of Old Boyfriend’s Home

Kayla Ann Lutgen

ROSEAU, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 36-year-old woman from Roseau, Minnesota, Kayla Ann Lutgen, is accused of breaking the windows of her former boyfriend’s residence using a shovel. She faces a felony charge of first-degree damage to property. Police responded to the incident on May 6th at the Westside trailer court, where they found approximately five… Continue reading Charged After Windows Broken Out Of Old Boyfriend’s Home

Minnesota Legislators Say “No” To Binary Triggers

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Legislation Approval: The bill, passed with a vote of 34 to 33, received support from DFL members while Republicans opposed it. Sponsor and House Approval: Sen. Heather Gustafson sponsored the bill, which already received approval from the House. Governor Tim Walz is expected to sign it into law. Purpose and Opposition:… Continue reading Minnesota Legislators Say “No” To Binary Triggers

UPDATE: Drivers In Fatal Car-Semi Crash Near Mandan Identified

MANDAN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – FATAL CRASH – ND1806 NORTH OF MANDAN What: Fatal Crash Where: ND1806 mile marker 78, approximately 1 mile north of Mandan When: 12:45 pm Road Conditions: Clear, Dry Weather Conditions: Clear, Sunny, Scattered Clouds Crash Involvement: Semi, Passenger Car Type of Crash: Head-on Collision Agencies Involved: North Dakota Highway Patrol Morton… Continue reading UPDATE: Drivers In Fatal Car-Semi Crash Near Mandan Identified

Two injured after vehicle veers off Richland County roadway

CHRISTINE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling northbound on Interstate 29, just north of the Christine exit. The vehicle veered off the roadway and struck the median. Two passengers in the backseat, not wearing safety belts, were ejected from the vehicle.… Continue reading Two injured after vehicle veers off Richland County roadway

Grand Forks Police Respond To Early Saturday Morning Street Fight

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Grand Forks Police were dispatched to an early Saturday morning street fight on North 3rd Street. and some breaking news coming in out of Downtown Grand Forks early on this Saturday morning video coming in just after 2 a.m. Closing Time grand Forks Police swooped in after a report of a… Continue reading Grand Forks Police Respond To Early Saturday Morning Street Fight

Friday Night Light Show By Mother Nature Across The Region

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Mother Nature put on a spectacular Northern Lights show nationwide Friday night. here are some shots of the Northern Lights uh just out west of Grand Forks by the airport after 10:00 on Friday evening captured by TRF News photographer Lee Nelson

Unveiling the Tragic Demise: Understanding the Death of Whitney Temple

Whitney Temple

Grand Forks, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Whitney Temple, a resilient soul fighting Ewing sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, breathed her last on Monday afternoon, May 6, at a Grand Forks health facility. Her two-year struggle against this relentless disease, which ravages bones and surrounding soft tissues, came to a poignant end. At 33, Whitney was… Continue reading Unveiling the Tragic Demise: Understanding the Death of Whitney Temple

Fargo Police Uncover Remaining Suspects in Downtown Assault: Esiquio Hernandez and John Hernandez

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Fargo Police Department has made significant strides in identifying and pursuing the perpetrators involved in a vicious assault that occurred in downtown Fargo on April 6. The two remaining suspects, 26-year-old Esiquio Hernandez and 48-year-old John Hernandez, both hailing from Moorhead, are now under the law enforcement’s radar. Urgent Call… Continue reading Fargo Police Uncover Remaining Suspects in Downtown Assault: Esiquio Hernandez and John Hernandez

Fargo Man Faces 5 Felony Charges for Alleged Arson and Stalking Incident

Randy Gblah

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing turn of events, Randy Gblah, a resident of Fargo, finds himself entangled in legal troubles, facing five serious felony charges stemming from an incident involving alleged stalking and attempted arson against his former girlfriend. The unsettling event transpired on April 30th, at a third-floor apartment in Fargo. Discovery… Continue reading Fargo Man Faces 5 Felony Charges for Alleged Arson and Stalking Incident

Stolen Guns & Fake Air Jordans In Fargo

Mario Lashun Lighthall

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Mario Lashun Lighthall, a Fargo resident, now finds himself entangled in legal proceedings following allegations of burglary. Court documents reveal that Lighthall is charged with two felony counts of burglary, involving firearms, ammunition, and counterfeit Air Jordan shoes. The incident underscores the stark reality that no neighborhood is immune to the… Continue reading Stolen Guns & Fake Air Jordans In Fargo

Charges Filed Against Minnesota Mother in Child Torture Case

Ciera Marie Cook

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The tragic incident in Baudette, Minnesota, involving the alleged torture of a child has taken a new turn as charges are now filed against Cierra Cook, the mother involved in the case. This article delves into the recent developments and the legal actions taken against the individuals responsible for the heinous… Continue reading Charges Filed Against Minnesota Mother in Child Torture Case

Woman Faces Criminal Charges After Vandalism Spree in Grand Forks

Pre-Shaya Collins-Watts

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent turn of events in Grand Forks, a woman finds herself in legal turmoil after purportedly engaging in destructive behavior. Pre-Shaya Collins-Watts, a 30-year-old resident of Grand Forks, is now confronting felony charges of criminal mischief and attempted criminal trespass, alongside a misdemeanor charge of reckless endangerment. The… Continue reading Woman Faces Criminal Charges After Vandalism Spree in Grand Forks

Man Faces Criminal Charges After Bonfire Terror in Twin Valley, Minnesota

Paul H. Buttner

TWIN VALLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a small town like Twin Valley, Minnesota, evenings around a bonfire usually evoke images of camaraderie and warmth. However, on May 4th, the tranquil atmosphere was shattered by a harrowing incident that left the community reeling. According to court documents, what started as a gathering around a bonfire quickly… Continue reading Man Faces Criminal Charges After Bonfire Terror in Twin Valley, Minnesota

Tragic Head-On Collision Claims Life Near Mandan, North Dakota

MANDAN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a devastating incident unfolding just north of Mandan, North Dakota, tragedy struck as a car and a semi collided head-on. The repercussions of this collision were fatal, leaving a community reeling from the loss. The Incident Unfolds: At approximately 12:45 p.m. on a somber Thursday afternoon, emergency services were summoned… Continue reading Tragic Head-On Collision Claims Life Near Mandan, North Dakota

Grand Forks Man Charged with Vehicle Break-In at Columbia Mall

Kenaz Jackson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) -In a recent incident at Columbia Mall in Grand Forks, a 27-year-old man, Kenaz Jackson, faces serious legal repercussions. Allegedly involved in a vehicle break-in, Jackson now confronts felony charges for unlawful entry into a vehicle, alongside misdemeanors for criminal mischief and theft of property. Detailed in court documents dated May… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Charged with Vehicle Break-In at Columbia Mall

Guilty Plea in Babbit, Minnesota Double Homicide Case: Man Admits to Murder of Elderly Couple

Roger Beldo

BABBIT, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic turn of events, a shocking double homicide case in Babbit, Minnesota, has taken a significant step towards closure as the suspect has pleaded guilty. This development marks a crucial milestone in the pursuit of justice for the victims and their grieving loved ones. The Guilty Plea: Roger Beldo,… Continue reading Guilty Plea in Babbit, Minnesota Double Homicide Case: Man Admits to Murder of Elderly Couple

Identification of Missing Minnesota Man’s Remains Found in Arizona After Nearly 50 Years

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (trfnews.i234.me) – In a remarkable turn of events, authorities in Arizona have finally identified the remains of a Minnesota man who had been missing for almost half a century. The saga began when farmers, engaged in the pursuit of a runaway pig, stumbled upon skeletal remains in 1975 near Flagstaff, Arizona. The Identification… Continue reading Identification of Missing Minnesota Man’s Remains Found in Arizona After Nearly 50 Years

Honoring Fallen North Dakota Officers: A Tribute to Courage and Sacrifice

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Remembering North Dakota’s Fallen Heroes In a solemn ceremony at the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota, the bravery and sacrifice of 69 fallen police officers will be honored and remembered. This poignant memorial service, scheduled for Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 p.m., will take place in Memorial Hall, a place of… Continue reading Honoring Fallen North Dakota Officers: A Tribute to Courage and Sacrifice

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT, MAY 9, 2024

The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- Jonathon Michael Stone, 34, of East Grand Forks, for second-degree DUI and refused to submit a chemical test. The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 5/8/2024 and 5/9/2024 – 5/8/2024 At 6:28 p.m., the CFD responded to the 100 block… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT, MAY 9, 2024

Minnesota Senate Ethics Committee Holds Hearing on Senator Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota State Senate Ethics Committee convened for a hearing regarding Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, who faces burglary charges in Detroit Lakes. The committee, comprising two Republicans and two Democrats, took no immediate action during the hearing. They will reconvene on June 12th following Mitchell’s court appearance. During the… Continue reading Minnesota Senate Ethics Committee Holds Hearing on Senator Nicole Mitchell

Inmate List On Beltrami County Website To Return Next Week

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Beltrami County, Minnesota website has experienced downtime for its inmate list for several weeks. County Administrator Tom Barry explained that the issue stemmed from a system breach by the vendor responsible for managing the inmate list. Beltrami County is collaborating with other affected counties to investigate the breach and find… Continue reading Inmate List On Beltrami County Website To Return Next Week

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

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

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

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A man previously convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct is now facing charges of Child Torture in Baudette, Minnesota. Corey Kyran Dormer Roper, aged 32 at the time, was convicted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in 2011 and served a 27-month prison sentence. Now, he faces three felony charges related to harming… Continue reading Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

Case Of Suspicious Tarp

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Troopers investigated a peculiar scene near Thompson, North Dakota, Tuesday evening along Interstate 29. Reports emerged of a blue tarp spotted in a ditch near the Thompson exit, just south of Grand Forks, stirring speculation among onlookers. However, upon inspection, Trooper Jeremy Derer clarified that it was merely a tarp, dispelling… Continue reading Case Of Suspicious Tarp

Fargo Chase & Collision

Jens R. Tinjum

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo resident, Jens R. Tinjum, is currently confronting criminal charges following an incident where he purportedly evaded a traffic stop and subsequently collided with another vehicle. According to court records, Tinjum allegedly disregarded a stop sign, prompting a pursuit by a Cass County Deputy. The deputy reportedly observed Tinjum traveling… Continue reading Fargo Chase & Collision

Fargo Resident Faces Terrorizing Charge

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo resident, Thomas D. Harrell, is charged with felony terrorizing for reportedly threatening another individual with a gun. According to court records dated May 4th, a West Fargo officer responded to a report at the Roadway Inn of a man pointing a firearm at another individual. The victim stated that… Continue reading Fargo Resident Faces Terrorizing Charge

Four individuals sustained injuries in an off-road vehicle crash in Minnesota

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Four individuals were harmed in a mishap involving an off-road vehicle northwest of Duluth, Minnesota, on Monday night. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that emergency personnel responded to the scene just after 10 p.m., following a collision involving a side-by-side off-road vehicle near the junction of North… Continue reading Four individuals sustained injuries in an off-road vehicle crash in Minnesota

Ethics Matter to Be Discussed This Afternoon

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, the Minnesota Legislature will address an ethics matter concerning a State Senator facing burglary charges. A Minnesota Senate panel will review an ethics complaint filed by Republicans against Democratic Senator Nicole Mitchell, who is charged with felony burglary for allegedly breaking into her stepmother’s home in Detroit Lakes. Senate… Continue reading Ethics Matter to Be Discussed This Afternoon

Valley Fair Implements Chaperone Policy

SHAKOPEE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Valley Fair amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota, has confirmed that its chaperone policy will continue during the 2024 season, starting on Sunday, Mother’s Day. The policy, initiated last year, stipulates that all guests aged 15 or younger must be accompanied by a chaperone who is at least 21 years old after… Continue reading Valley Fair Implements Chaperone Policy

St. Paul Incident: Woman Fatally Shot by Police Monday Night

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An investigation is underway following a fatal shooting involving police in St. Paul on Monday night. Authorities reported that officers responded to a report of a suicide in progress and were engaging with the woman when she brandished a handgun and aimed it at the officers. In response, the officers… Continue reading St. Paul Incident: Woman Fatally Shot by Police Monday Night

Fire Erupts at Grand Forks Potato Processing Plant Early Tuesday Morning

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Grand Forks firefighters responded to an early Tuesday morning fire at a potato processing plant on the north side of town. Acting Battalion Chief Jo Amit reported the incident occurred around 2:59 a.m. Fire crews were dispatched to the Red River potato plant at 2250 Mil Road, where upon arrival,… Continue reading Fire Erupts at Grand Forks Potato Processing Plant Early Tuesday Morning

Fargo Man Charged with Rape and Drug Offenses

Jan Lyn Wetch

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo, North Dakota man, Jan Lyn Wetch, faces a gross sexual imposition charge, alongside drug-related charges. Allegations from the female victim claim that Wetch raped her at a Fargo motel. According to court records, the investigation commenced after the female victim, already in jail, reported overdosing and awakening in Wetch’s… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged with Rape and Drug Offenses

Fargo Resident Faces Three Felony Charges

Jonatan Alfredo Gaytan

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo resident, Jonatan Alfredo Gaytan, is facing a trio of felony charges following allegations of choking a woman, making threats, and preventing her from leaving his residence. According to the criminal complaint, Jonatan Alfredo Gaytan is charged with felonious restraint, domestic violence, and terrorizing domestic violence. The female victim reported… Continue reading Fargo Resident Faces Three Felony Charges

Four Face Drug Trafficking Charges In Fergus

Nicole Clinton

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Four individuals are now confronting a significant drug trafficking accusation after a traffic stop in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. According to court records dated May 4th at 11:28 p.m., the driver, David Bartlette of Fargo, along with his three passengers, Nicole Clinton of Wahpeton, Kaitlyn Carroll of Elizabeth, and Weston Espitia… Continue reading Four Face Drug Trafficking Charges In Fergus

Lorna Larsen, 79

Aurora, CO – Lorna Gayle (Moe) Larsen, 79, of Aurora, CO, passed away April 27, 2024, at the Denver Hospice Inpatient Care Center, with her daughter by her side. Lorna was born July 8, 1944, to Martha Adeline (Nabben) and Joseph Manvel Moe of rural Thief River Falls. The youngest of three children, Lorna attended… Continue reading Lorna Larsen, 79

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 05-03-24

News Release 05-03-24 On the evening of 04/28/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office received several complaints about an individual driving a vehicle around Oklee, and they were playing their music extremely loud. A Red Lake County deputy spoke with the suspect and counseled them about the public nuisance. They were warned, and informed they… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 05-03-24

Red Lake Woman Federally Charged for Abduction and Deadly House Fire

Jennifer Stately

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced on Monday that Jennifer Stately, a 35-year-old resident of Red Lake, faces federal charges in connection with the abduction of a 3-year-old boy and a tragic house fire resulting in the death of two young children. Stately is accused of multiple offenses, including murder,… Continue reading Red Lake Woman Federally Charged for Abduction and Deadly House Fire

Emergency Responders Dispatched to Motorhome Fire North of Blackduck, Minnesota

BLACKDUCK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Sunday evening, emergency responders rushed to the scene of a motorhome fire located just north of Blackduck, Minnesota. Details from the emergency call, which occurred at 7:45 p.m., indicate the gravity of the situation. Multiple units, including the Blackduck Fire Department, Blackduck Ambulance, and other first responders, were mobilized to… Continue reading Emergency Responders Dispatched to Motorhome Fire North of Blackduck, Minnesota

Minnesota Senate Panel to Review Ethics Complaint Against Senator Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A significant ethics hearing is on the docket for Tuesday, focusing on a burglary charge lodged against Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell, who represents the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party. The complaint, filed by Republicans, alleges felony burglary against Senator Mitchell for purportedly breaking into her stepmother’s residence in Detroit Lakes. Senate… Continue reading Minnesota Senate Panel to Review Ethics Complaint Against Senator Nicole Mitchell

Off-Duty Twin Cities Firefighter Fatally Shot in Minneapolis

Joseph Johns

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Twin Cities community mourns the loss of 40-year-old Joseph Johns, an off-duty firefighter who tragically fell victim to a fatal shooting in Minneapolis over the weekend. According to reports from TRF News, colleagues and friends of Johns confirmed his identity as the victim of Sunday’s shooting. The Minneapolis Police Department… Continue reading Off-Duty Twin Cities Firefighter Fatally Shot in Minneapolis

Union Workers Ratify New Contract at Case New Holland Plant in Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant development for labor relations at the Case New Holland ag equipment manufacturing plant in Fargo, North Dakota, union workers have voted to approve a new contract, averting the possibility of a strike. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 2525 announced the ratification of the new… Continue reading Union Workers Ratify New Contract at Case New Holland Plant in Fargo

Breaking News: Gas Line Struck in Fosston, Minnesota

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Emergency responders rushed to the scene following reports of a gas line strike at a clinic in Fosston, Minnesota. The incident occurred earlier today, prompting swift action from authorities. At approximately 10:36 a.m., emergency dispatch received reports of a vehicle striking a gas line near the clinic. Urgent radio traffic ensued,… Continue reading Breaking News: Gas Line Struck in Fosston, Minnesota

Rolette Man Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run near Belcourt

BELCOURT, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A tragic incident that occurred last August near Belcourt, North Dakota, has now led to charges being filed against a Rolette resident. Justin James Azure, aged 21, has been formally charged in connection to a fatal hit-and-run incident. On August 15th, Jonathan Lovali was discovered deceased near Betty’s Bar on Highway… Continue reading Rolette Man Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run near Belcourt

Fisher Resident Faces Terrorizing Charges in Grand Forks County

Cathy Jean Bondy

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fisher, Minnesota woman has been charged with felony Terrorizing in Grand Forks County, North Dakota. Court documents reveal that Cathy Jean Bondy, a 69-year-old resident of Fisher, Minnesota, is currently facing a felony terrorizing charge in Grand Forks County, North Dakota. According to official records, at 3:36 a.m.… Continue reading Fisher Resident Faces Terrorizing Charges in Grand Forks County

Surge in Assaults on Minnesota Police Linked to Domestic Violence Crisis

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling revelation, the state of Minnesota finds itself grappling with a 160% increase in assaults against law enforcement officers compared to a decade ago, with a significant portion of the surge attributed to domestic violence incidents. The alarming trend has law enforcement agencies on high alert as they… Continue reading Surge in Assaults on Minnesota Police Linked to Domestic Violence Crisis

Thief River Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Sales, Faces Sentencing

Noah Christopher Dybedahl

Thief River Falls (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic courtroom twist, Thief River Falls resident Noah Christopher Dybedahl, 24, has pleaded guilty to third-degree controlled substance sales, shocking the local community. The plea comes after Dybedahl was implicated in a nefarious drug deal involving methamphetamine, as revealed by a probable cause statement filed in the case.… Continue reading Thief River Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Sales, Faces Sentencing

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 6, 2024

The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- John Richard Kraker, 75, of Crookston, for driving after cancellation. Joan Louise Hunter, 70, of Crookston, for fourth-degree DUI. Aaron Cade Carrington, 31, no address listed, for fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Dillon Gary Anderson, 28, no address listed, for driving… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 6, 2024

Flames Engulf Southwind Apartments: Rapid Response by Grand Forks Fire Department

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Sunday afternoon turned chaotic as flames erupted in the garages of the Southwind apartments in Grand Forks. Only I News was on the scene to capture the intensity of the fire as it unfolded. Battalion Chief Chris Carlson provided a detailed account of the incident, stating, “At approximately 4:06… Continue reading Flames Engulf Southwind Apartments: Rapid Response by Grand Forks Fire Department

Heavy Police Response to Mental Health Crisis in Drayton, North Dakota

DRAYTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Drayton, North Dakota, found itself at the center of a tense situation this Sunday evening as a significant police presence descended upon the town. Located approximately 40 miles north of Grand Forks along Interstate 29, the community was rattled by the unfolding events. Reports streamed in about a concentrated law enforcement… Continue reading Heavy Police Response to Mental Health Crisis in Drayton, North Dakota

Blaze Engulfs Car on West Fargo Street: No Injuries Reported

WEST FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events this Sunday afternoon, a vehicle erupted into flames on 3839 Reserve Drive East in West Fargo. The incident, captured on video, unfolded around 4:00 p.m., sending plumes of thick smoke billowing into the sky. Despite the intensity of the fire, there have been no… Continue reading Blaze Engulfs Car on West Fargo Street: No Injuries Reported

BREAKING NEWS: Garage Fire At Grand Forks Apartment Complex

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, Grand Forks finds itself gripped by chaos as flames engulf the garages of an apartment complex, sending billows of smoke into the sky on this Sunday afternoon. Reports began pouring in around 4:20 p.m., with eyewitness videos capturing the intensity of the blaze at… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Garage Fire At Grand Forks Apartment Complex

Inferno Engulfs Grand Forks Apartment Complex: Large Garage Fire Erupts

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, Grand Forks finds itself gripped by chaos as flames engulf the garages of an apartment complex, sending billows of smoke into the sky on this Sunday afternoon. Reports began pouring in around 4:20 p.m., with eyewitness videos capturing the intensity of the blaze at the… Continue reading Inferno Engulfs Grand Forks Apartment Complex: Large Garage Fire Erupts

Power Pole Peril: Pickup Crash Prompts Emergency Response in Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tense situation unfolding in Fargo on Saturday evening, emergency responders rushed to the scene after a pickup truck collided with a power pole, raising concerns of a potential hazard. The incident occurred shortly after 6:00 p.m., when authorities received a call alerting them to the crash. Upon arrival, responders… Continue reading Power Pole Peril: Pickup Crash Prompts Emergency Response in Fargo

Tragedy Strikes: One Dead, Another Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing incident that unfolded in the early hours of Sunday morning, tragedy struck the heart of Minneapolis as gunfire erupted, claiming the life of one man and leaving another injured. According to a statement from the Minneapolis Police Department, officers were summoned to the scene at approximately 12:40 a.m.… Continue reading Tragedy Strikes: One Dead, Another Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

Fargo Crash Update: Driver Flees Scene, Arrested for DUI After Collision with Power Pole

Dahn Poudyel Chhetri

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development regarding a Saturday night incident in Fargo, authorities have provided an update on a crash involving a power pole. According to reports, the collision occurred just after 6:00 p.m. on the 300 block of 42nd Street South. Fargo police disclosed that following the crash, both the driver… Continue reading Fargo Crash Update: Driver Flees Scene, Arrested for DUI After Collision with Power Pole

Cold Case Cracked: Suspect Arrested in Grand Forks for 2013 Minneapolis Murder

Suleiman Ali

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a major breakthrough for law enforcement, a long-standing cold case involving a 2013 murder near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been cracked with the arrest of 30-year-old Suleiman Ali in Grand Forks this week. Ali, who had been on the run since the incident, was apprehended by authorities in… Continue reading Cold Case Cracked: Suspect Arrested in Grand Forks for 2013 Minneapolis Murder

Tense Standoff Averted: Woman Safe After Threatening to Jump into Red River

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In the early hours of Sunday morning, a tense situation unfolded along the banks of the Red River in Grand Forks, North Dakota, as law enforcement responded to reports of a woman threatening to jump into the icy waters below. The incident began around 4:15 a.m. when authorities received word… Continue reading Tense Standoff Averted: Woman Safe After Threatening to Jump into Red River

Stolen Vehicle Sting: Halstad Woman Faces Felony Charge in Moorhead Bust

Larissa R. Gonzalez

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A routine traffic stop in Moorhead led to a startling discovery, as a 28-year-old woman from Halstad, Minnesota, now finds herself entangled in a legal quagmire after being apprehended while behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle. Larissa R. Gonzalez is facing a felony charge of receiving stolen property following the… Continue reading Stolen Vehicle Sting: Halstad Woman Faces Felony Charge in Moorhead Bust

Moorhead Woman Faces Felony Mail Theft Charge Linked to Narcotic Use

Nitanie Kelly Rae Dumont

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling development, a 25-year-old woman from Moorhead, Minnesota, finds herself embroiled in a legal battle after being charged with felony mail theft. Nitanie Kelly Rae Dumont now faces serious consequences following an incident that unfolded on February 21st, 2024, which authorities allege was captured on surveillance video and linked… Continue reading Moorhead Woman Faces Felony Mail Theft Charge Linked to Narcotic Use

Fargo Police Chase: Moorhead Man Faces Charges After Fleeing from Stolen Vehicle

Aries Donovan

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, a Moorhead man finds himself in hot water after allegedly fleeing from a stolen vehicle in Fargo, prompting a pursuit that culminated in his apprehension by law enforcement. The incident, which unfolded on April 30th, has led to a slew of criminal charges against the… Continue reading Fargo Police Chase: Moorhead Man Faces Charges After Fleeing from Stolen Vehicle

Fargo Man Faces Serious Charges Following Alleged Assault at Local Hotel

Jarone L. Latimer

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a troubling incident that has sent shockwaves through the Fargo community, a man identified as Jarone L. Latimer is now facing criminal charges after being accused of assaulting a woman at a local hotel. According to court documents, Latimer has been charged with felony terrorizing domestic violence and misdemeanor domestic… Continue reading Fargo Man Faces Serious Charges Following Alleged Assault at Local Hotel

Grand Forks Man Faces Felony Charges Following Drug Bust in Domestic Dispute

Stacey L. Ruff

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, a 40-year-old man from Grand Forks, identified as Stacey L. Ruff, finds himself in legal jeopardy after being apprehended during a domestic dispute. According to court documents, Ruff is facing a litany of charges, including drug trafficking, following a police intervention at his residence… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Felony Charges Following Drug Bust in Domestic Dispute

Fargo Man Caught in the Act: Faces Felony Burglary Charge

Donald D. Redhorn

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, a Fargo man finds himself at the center of a legal firestorm after being implicated in a brazen burglary that has shaken the community to its core. Donald D. Redhorn, hailing from Fargo, now faces the weighty specter of felony charges, including burglary and possession… Continue reading Fargo Man Caught in the Act: Faces Felony Burglary Charge

Convicted Sex Offender Faces Fresh Charges for Failure to Register in Fisher

Jason J. Isaacson

FISHER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a stark reminder of the ongoing vigilance needed to monitor convicted sex offenders, the spotlight falls on 44-year-old Jason James Isaacson of Fisher, Minnesota, who finds himself entangled in a legal quagmire once again. This time, Isaacson faces serious charges stemming from allegations that he failed to register his change… Continue reading Convicted Sex Offender Faces Fresh Charges for Failure to Register in Fisher

Grand Forks Man Charged Amid Surge in Vehicle Thefts

Parker J. Hanson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In the wake of a troubling surge in thefts from vehicles plaguing the streets of Grand Forks, law enforcement officials have zeroed in on a suspect they believe to be connected to at least one of these brazen crimes. The spotlight now falls on a 30-year-old Grand Forks resident, Parker… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Charged Amid Surge in Vehicle Thefts

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

Ottertail Duo Nabbed for Felony Purse Snatching at Woodshed Bar

OTTERTAIL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events at the Woodshed Bar in Ottertail, Minnesota, two local men, identified as 63-year-old Delbert Walbeck and 38-year-old Hubert Walbeck, have been slapped with felony theft charges following a brazen purse snatching incident. Court documents reveal that the pair is facing serious legal consequences after allegedly… Continue reading Ottertail Duo Nabbed for Felony Purse Snatching at Woodshed Bar

Homeless Man in Grand Forks Faces 7 Felony Charges in Violent Drug Incident

Jaymison L. Jackson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, 21-year-old Jaymison Lee Jackson, listed as homeless in Grand Forks, finds himself entangled in a web of seven felony charges following a tumultuous incident at a local motel. According to court documents, the evening took a dark turn when police responded to reports of… Continue reading Homeless Man in Grand Forks Faces 7 Felony Charges in Violent Drug Incident

Minnesota House Approves Gun Storage Legislation After Intense Debate

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a marathon session that stretched late into the night, the Democrat-controlled Minnesota House has passed new gun storage legislation, despite vigorous objections from Republicans. The bill, which mandates safe storage of firearms, garnered significant attention during the heated debate. Under the proposed legislation, it would be illegal to store… Continue reading Minnesota House Approves Gun Storage Legislation After Intense Debate

Alexandria Police Chief Addresses Bank Robbery Investigation and Social Media Backlash

ALEXANDRIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a press briefing today, Scott Kent, Chief of Police with the Alexandria Police Department, provided an update on the recent bank robbery that shook the town on Thursday afternoon. Chief Kent outlined the swift response of law enforcement to the armed robbery at the Bremer Bank location in downtown Alexandria.… Continue reading Alexandria Police Chief Addresses Bank Robbery Investigation and Social Media Backlash

Trio Charged in Fatal Overdose of Sauk Rapids Teenager

Crystal Swenson

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A tragic turn of events has led to the charging of three individuals in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a 16-year-old teenager in Sauk Rapids earlier this year. The harrowing incident unfolded on March 2nd when Sauk Rapids Police responded to a distress call in the 300 block… Continue reading Trio Charged in Fatal Overdose of Sauk Rapids Teenager

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

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Downtown Grand Forks Sparks Emergency Response

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a sudden turn of events late Friday afternoon, emergency responders rushed to the scene of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in downtown Grand Forks. The incident occurred just before 4:00 p.m. near the bus stop adjacent to the parking ramp, situated north of the police station and… Continue reading Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Downtown Grand Forks Sparks Emergency Response

Bank Robbery Suspect Victor Wallace Apprehended in Fargo

Victor Wallace

WEST FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant development following Thursday’s bank robbery in Alexandria, Minnesota, law enforcement authorities have announced the arrest of the prime suspect, Victor Wallace, in Fargo, North Dakota. The arrest, which occurred late Friday afternoon in West Fargo, was the culmination of a meticulous investigation led by the Alexandria Minnesota… Continue reading Bank Robbery Suspect Victor Wallace Apprehended in Fargo

Suspect Arrested in West Fargo Linked to Alexandria Bank Robbery

Victor Wallace

WEST FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a breakthrough development, law enforcement officials announced late Friday afternoon that a suspect has been apprehended in connection to the bank robbery that rattled Alexandria, Minnesota, on Thursday afternoon. The arrest was made in West Fargo, North Dakota, adding a dramatic twist to the ongoing investigation. According to Alexandria… Continue reading Suspect Arrested in West Fargo Linked to Alexandria Bank Robbery

Bizarre Twist Unveiled: Suspect Claims Spell Cast on Him Before Attempted Assault in Bemidji, Minnesota

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a peculiar turn of events, the case of an alleged assault in Bemidji, Minnesota, takes a bizarre twist as the suspect claims he was under the influence of a spell cast by a woman. The incident, which occurred on April 21st at a residence on the east side of Lake… Continue reading Bizarre Twist Unveiled: Suspect Claims Spell Cast on Him Before Attempted Assault in Bemidji, Minnesota

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 3, 2024

The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- Alexander Espinoza Ortega, 29, of Mahnomen, for second-degree aggravated robbery. The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 5/2/2024 – At 9:30 a.m., the CFD responded to the 1500 block of Raddison Rd for a report of a detector beeping. Upon… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 3, 2024

Fargo Police Seek Public’s Aid in Identifying Assault Suspects After Downtown Attack

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Fargo Police Department has issued a fervent plea to the public for assistance in identifying two individuals believed to be involved in a vicious assault that rocked Downtown Fargo in the early hours of Saturday, April 6. The incident, which unfolded on the sidewalk to the east of a popular… Continue reading Fargo Police Seek Public’s Aid in Identifying Assault Suspects After Downtown Attack

Armed Robbery Suspect Triggers SWAT Response in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The tranquil streets of Alexandria were disrupted Thursday night as law enforcement launched a massive search operation focused on apprehending a man suspected of armed robbery. The intense manhunt, centered around the 1700 block of Nokomis Street, gripped the community with an air of tension and uncertainty. In response to the… Continue reading Armed Robbery Suspect Triggers SWAT Response in Alexandria

Minnesota Woman, Boyfriend, and Dealer Charged with Third Degree Murder in Teen’s Drug Overdose

Fox Bellanger

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic turn of events, a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota woman, her boyfriend, and another man from Waubun are now facing charges of third-degree murder following the drug overdose death of her 16-year-old son. Crystal Swenson, Anthony Costello, and Fox Ballinger have been implicated in the devastating incident that unfolded… Continue reading Minnesota Woman, Boyfriend, and Dealer Charged with Third Degree Murder in Teen’s Drug Overdose

High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Arrest: Bemidji Man Faces Felony Charge for Fleeing

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, the tranquility of Bemidji, Minnesota, was shattered as 40-year-old Daniel Lee White found himself on the wrong side of the law, facing a felony charge for fleeing from law enforcement. The gripping saga unfolded on April 30th, culminating in a high-speed pursuit that ended with… Continue reading High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Arrest: Bemidji Man Faces Felony Charge for Fleeing

BB Gun Blunder: Fargo Man Faces Felonies for Moorhead Threat Incident

Akeem Foster

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, a routine dispute in Moorhead has escalated into a criminal case, leaving a Fargo man, 29-year-old Akeem Foster, facing serious charges after allegedly brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun in a menacing manner. The incident, which unfolded on April 22nd, has sent… Continue reading BB Gun Blunder: Fargo Man Faces Felonies for Moorhead Threat Incident

Chaos in the ER: Grand Forks Patient’s Terrifying Rampage Leads to Criminal Charges

Gilbert Houle

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, the tranquility of Grand Forks, North Dakota, was shattered as a 57-year-old patient from Minot, Gilbert Houle, found himself facing a slew of criminal charges following a harrowing ordeal at Altru’s emergency room. Houle’s rampage, characterized by menacing threats and violent behavior, has sent… Continue reading Chaos in the ER: Grand Forks Patient’s Terrifying Rampage Leads to Criminal Charges

Mahnomen Mayhem: Local Man Charged with Robbery and Assault After Subway Altercation

Alexander Ortega

MAHNOMEN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) –In a startling turn of events, Mahnomen, Minnesota finds itself at the center of a gripping tale of crime and confrontation. Alexander Ortega, a 29-year-old resident of the town, has been thrust into the spotlight after being charged with robbery and assault following an incident at a local Subway. According to court… Continue reading Mahnomen Mayhem: Local Man Charged with Robbery and Assault After Subway Altercation

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 2, 2024

The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- Jerome Anthony White, 23, of Cass Lake, for probation violation. The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 5/1/2024 – At 11:00 p.m., the CFD responded to the 600 block of 2nd Ave NE for a report of an alarm activation.… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 2, 2024

BREAKING NEWS: Suspicious Garage Fire In Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news out of Fargo on this Wednesday evening as firefighters respond to a reported garage fire at 10:38 PM on 17th Street North. Initial reports suggest suspicious activity surrounding the blaze, heightening concerns in the neighborhood. Here’s what we know so far: Scene Description: The fire occurred near an abandoned… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Suspicious Garage Fire In Fargo

Pastor Identified as Pilot in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Mark Kindem

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent update on the early Monday morning plane crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) spokesperson revealed crucial details. The pilot, Mark Kindem, a pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bemidji, was flying from Stanley, North Dakota, to Bemidji, Minnesota, when the single-engine Cessna 172 crashed.… Continue reading Pastor Identified as Pilot in Clearbrook Plane Crash

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

Three More Arrested in Downtown Fargo Assault Case

Travice Ledoux, Sergio Ganados, Angelica Hernandez and Terrell Smith

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Fargo Police announce the apprehension of three additional suspects connected to a vicious downtown assault that left a man severely injured. The newly arrested individuals, identified as 48-year-old Sergio Granados from Fargo, 35-year-old Terrell Smith, and 24-year-old Angelica Hernandez, both from Moorhead, are now facing assault charges. According to court records,… Continue reading Three More Arrested in Downtown Fargo Assault Case

High School Students Hospitalized After Highway Accident: Community Rallies for Support

FOREST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Forest Lake Area High School is shaken after two 15-year-old students were struck by a car while crossing Highway 61 Tuesday afternoon. As of Wednesday morning, the teens remain hospitalized, receiving the best care possible. The Minnesota State Patrol confirmed their ages but withheld their names. School officials provided an… Continue reading High School Students Hospitalized After Highway Accident: Community Rallies for Support

Pilot Hospitalized After Plane Crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) –  In a recent update on an early Monday morning plane crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota, TRF News has learned from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that the pilot was en route from Stanley, North Dakota to Bemidji, Minnesota when the incident occurred. Here are the latest details: Flight Plan Details: The… Continue reading Pilot Hospitalized After Plane Crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 1, 2024

The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- Randy Joseph Kappes, 42, of Ulen, for driving after their driver’s license was revoked. Isaac Earl Sullivan, 33, of Apple Valley, Minnesota, for traffic DUI and refusal to submit to chemical testing. Sarah Marie Gnadt, 38, of Ada, for selling narcotic drugs in the… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- MAY 1, 2024

Crookston Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Jorge Alberto Torres, Jr.

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Crookston man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison followed by 20 years of probation for producing images and videos showing the sexual abuse of a minor girl. Jorge Alberto Torres, Jr., 52, was arrested after the victim reported his actions to school officials and law enforcement.… Continue reading Crookston Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Tragic Accident: Two Student-Athletes Struck by Car in Forest Lake

FOREST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a devastating incident that unfolded on Tuesday afternoon in the quiet suburbs of northern Twin Cities, two student-athletes from Forest Lake Area High School found themselves in critical condition after being struck by a car. According to reports from the Minnesota State Patrol, the harrowing event occurred as a… Continue reading Tragic Accident: Two Student-Athletes Struck by Car in Forest Lake

Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Austin Lester, Krissy Hinsley

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A federal jury trial date of June 25th has been scheduled, marking a pivotal moment in the harrowing case surrounding the death of three-year-old Ariana McKay. The young girl, laid to rest near St. Jerome’s Church in Fort Totten, North Dakota, tragically passed away on August 27th, 2022, at the… Continue reading Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Miracle Rescue: Toddler Revived After Near-Drowning in Otter Tail County

VERGAS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a heart-stopping turn of events, a toddler’s life hung in the balance after a terrifying incident in rural Vergas, Otter Tail County. The child, barely a year and a half old, found himself submerged in unexpected waters behind a dilapidated barn on Tuesday afternoon. What started as a routine day for… Continue reading Miracle Rescue: Toddler Revived After Near-Drowning in Otter Tail County

Hibbing Man Faces First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges

Delton Roy Misquadace

HIBBING, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Delton Roy Misquadace, a 35-year-old resident of Hibbing, Minnesota, is at the center of a disturbing criminal case involving charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and domestic assault by strangulation. According to court documents filed on April 26th in St. Louis County, Misquadace faces two felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual… Continue reading Hibbing Man Faces First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges

Ada Woman Faces Drug Trafficking Charge After Traffic Stop

Sarah M. Gnadt

ADA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Sarah M. Gnadt, a 38-year-old resident of Ada, Minnesota, finds herself entangled in legal woes after being charged with drug trafficking in Norman County. According to court documents filed on April 28th, Gnadt was pulled over for speeding, but what began as a routine traffic stop quickly escalated. Upon interacting with… Continue reading Ada Woman Faces Drug Trafficking Charge After Traffic Stop

AI-Enabled Crime: The Dark Side of Generative Artificial Intelligence

David Tatum

UNITED STATES (trfnews.i234.me) – In a chilling development, generative artificial intelligence (AI) has enabled twisted new crimes that can happen anywhere. This was recently demonstrated in the case of 41-year-old child psychiatrist David Tatum who was sentenced to 40 years in prison on child pornography charges last November. The FBI is now warning about AI-generated images… Continue reading AI-Enabled Crime: The Dark Side of Generative Artificial Intelligence

Bagley, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge After Fleeing Deputy on Four-Wheeler

Lee C. Shereck

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Lee C. Shereck, 56, of Bagley, Minnesota, is confronting criminal charges following an incident where he allegedly fled from a deputy on a four-wheeler. On April 27th at 11:25 p.m., a deputy attempted to pull Shereck over in Bagley for speeding. Shereck accelerated to 60 miles per hour through a residential… Continue reading Bagley, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge After Fleeing Deputy on Four-Wheeler

Minnesota Senate Debates Senator’s Voting Rights Amid Criminal Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A debate in the Minnesota Legislature over the right of a Senator’s right to vote, after she’s been charged with a crime. Democratic Stand: Democrats oppose Republican demands to bar Senator Nicole Mitchell, facing felony burglary charges, from voting until an Ethics panel investigates. Senator Scott Dibble asserts constituents deserve… Continue reading Minnesota Senate Debates Senator’s Voting Rights Amid Criminal Charges

Minnesota Passes Gun Safety Legislation Requiring Prompt Reporting of Lost or Stolen Firearms

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Legislative Approval: The Minnesota House passed a bill by a narrow margin of 68 to 63, mandating that firearm owners report lost or stolen guns to law enforcement within 48 hours. Purpose: Proponents argue that this measure will help reduce the supply of illegally obtained firearms used in criminal activities. Supporting… Continue reading Minnesota Passes Gun Safety Legislation Requiring Prompt Reporting of Lost or Stolen Firearms

Minnesota House Passes Bill to Clarify Parentage Determination

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Legislation Approval: The Minnesota House passed a bill with a vote of 68 to 61, aiming to provide clarity in determining legal parentage, particularly for children born through assisted reproduction methods like in vitro fertilization or surrogacy. Sponsor’s Perspective: Sponsors assert that the bill will simplify the process for Minnesotans to… Continue reading Minnesota House Passes Bill to Clarify Parentage Determination

Downtown Fargo Assault: Multiple Arrests Made

Travice Ledoux, Sergio Ganados, Angelica Hernandez and Terrell Smith

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Suspects Arrested: Fargo Police have confirmed the arrest of 48-year-old Sergio Ganados of Fargo for aggravated assault. Additionally, 24-year-old Angelica Hernandez and 35-year-old Terrell Smith, both residents of Moorhead, were arrested as accomplices to aggravated assault. Previous Arrest: Earlier, 36-year-old Travice Ledoux, who lacks a permanent address, was arrested for assault… Continue reading Downtown Fargo Assault: Multiple Arrests Made

Former Ramsey County Deputy Faces Criminal Charges

DEVILS LAKE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Benjamin G. Myrum, a former deputy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office in Devils Lake, North Dakota, is confronting criminal charges after 16 years of service. Charges: Myrum faces serious charges, including felony theft by a public servant and misdemeanor misapplication of entrusted property under $500. Allegations: Court documents reveal… Continue reading Former Ramsey County Deputy Faces Criminal Charges

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Isaac Sullivan in East Grand Forks

Isaac Sullivan

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In East Grand Forks, Minnesota, a routine traffic stop escalated into the arrest of Isaac Sullivan, 33, from Apple Valley. Here’s the latest update: Traffic Stop: East Grand Forks Police assisted the state patrol in pulling over Sullivan’s vehicle due to an expired license tab. Signs of Impairment: Sullivan… Continue reading Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Isaac Sullivan in East Grand Forks

Manufacturer Settles for $7.75M in Huffer Crash Case

Kyle Neumiller

BAUDTTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a groundbreaking development following a fatal crash in July 2019 near Baudette, Minnesota, the family of Cynthia McDougall, who lost her life in the accident, has been granted a $7.75 million settlement. The settlement comes from the manufacturer of the aerosol dust remover, the product abused by the driver responsible… Continue reading Manufacturer Settles for $7.75M in Huffer Crash Case

Minnesota Legislature Passes Bill Regulating Ticket Sales

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Prompted by ticketing issues during Taylor Swift’s 2022 “Eras” tour, the Minnesota Legislature has approved a bill regulating ticket sales. The bill, championed by Mendota Heights Democrat Matt Klein, mandates that ticket sellers disclose total costs upfront, including fees, throughout the purchase process. Additionally, resellers in online marketplaces are restricted… Continue reading Minnesota Legislature Passes Bill Regulating Ticket Sales

Chicago Man Charged with Terrorizing After Alleged Threats and Rock-Throwing Incident at Fargo Bar

Antoine Lauderdale

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Antoine Lauderdale, a Chicago resident, faces charges of terrorizing following a disturbing incident at Space Aliens Bar & Grill on Saturday evening. According to court documents, officers were dispatched to the bar at 1840 45th Street South after reports of a disturbance. The manager reported that Lauderdale had entered the establishment… Continue reading Chicago Man Charged with Terrorizing After Alleged Threats and Rock-Throwing Incident at Fargo Bar

Party Bus Chaos: Dilworth Man Charged with Assault After Silver Spike Bar Incident

Nickolas Krebsbach

DILWORTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, 33-year-old Nickolas Krebsbach faces serious criminal charges following an alleged assault that abruptly ended festivities near the Silver Spike bar in Dilworth on Saturday night. According to court documents, police rushed to the scene following reports of a violent altercation as partygoers disembarked from a… Continue reading Party Bus Chaos: Dilworth Man Charged with Assault After Silver Spike Bar Incident

Fargo Man Charged with Felony Terrorizing after Threatening Woman with a Knife

David M. Berg

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – David Berg, a Fargo resident, faces charges of felony terrorizing domestic violence after allegedly threatening a woman with a knife. Court documents reveal that the incident occurred before they arrived at a store. The female victim reported that Berg displayed a buck knife and threatened to kill her, even cutting her… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged with Felony Terrorizing after Threatening Woman with a Knife

Stephen, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge for Threatening to Kill Another Man

Justin M. Gajeski

STEPHEN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Justin M. Gajeski, a 47-year-old resident of Stephen, Minnesota, is facing a felony charge of terroristic threats. According to court records, on April 26th, Gajeski allegedly threatened another individual at the Legion Club in Stephen. He reportedly made repeated threats, stating three times that he intended to kill the other person… Continue reading Stephen, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge for Threatening to Kill Another Man

Pilot Injured in Clearbrook, Minnesota Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Reporting live from Clearbrook, Minnesota, Neil Berg brings the latest updates on the airplane crash that occurred early Monday morning. Located in Clearwater County, approximately 12 miles north of Bagley along Highway 2, the crash site shows debris scattered on the highway, indicating the pilot’s attempt to land before colliding with… Continue reading Pilot Injured in Clearbrook, Minnesota Plane Crash

Pilot Injured in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Clearbrook, Minnesota – Early Monday morning, reports emerged of a plane crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota, leaving authorities scrambling for details. The Incident Unfolds At approximately 1:30 a.m., Clearwater 600 received a call from Minneapolis air traffic control regarding a possible plane crash at the intersection of State Highway 92 and 470th.… Continue reading Pilot Injured in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Early Monday morning, a single-occupant plane crashed in Clearbrook, leaving the pilot hospitalized and sparking an investigation into the cause of the incident. The Incident At 1:40 a.m. on Monday, April 29, law enforcement responded to reports of a single-engine plane crash in Clearbrook. According to Clearbrook-Gonvick Police Chief Ryan Solee,… Continue reading Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

Passenger Disrupts Delta Flight from Minnesota to Hawaii, Causes 2-Hour Delay

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – Delta Airlines flight 435 from Minnesota to Hawaii encountered unexpected turbulence not from the skies, but from within the cabin, as a passenger’s disruptive behavior forced a 2-hour delay. The flight, scheduled for a smooth journey to the Pacific paradise, was interrupted when the unruly passenger was removed from the aircraft. The… Continue reading Passenger Disrupts Delta Flight from Minnesota to Hawaii, Causes 2-Hour Delay

UPDATE: MN State Senator Loses Assignments, Review Of Burglary Charge

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell, a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party, has been at the center of a legal and political storm following her arrest on felony burglary charges. Mitchell, 49, was apprehended early Monday morning after authorities responded to reports of a break-in at a residence in Detroit… Continue reading UPDATE: MN State Senator Loses Assignments, Review Of Burglary Charge

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- APRIL 29, 2024

The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- Kelly Leon Plutowski, 63, of Ardoch, North Dakota, for third-degree DUI. Russel Jerome Fahlstrom, 29, of Laporte, Minnesota, for kidnapping and committing great bodily harm or terrorizing another. The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls over the weekend – 4/27/2024 At… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT- APRIL 29, 2024

Arrest Made in Grand Forks-E. Grand Forks Kidnapping Case

Russell Jerome Fahlstrom

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, a kidnapping case that began in Grand Forks late Friday afternoon culminated in a dramatic arrest in East Grand Forks. Russell Jerome Fahlstrom, a 29-year-old from Laporte, Minnesota, is now in custody facing charges of kidnapping with intent to commit great bodily harm… Continue reading Arrest Made in Grand Forks-E. Grand Forks Kidnapping Case

Off-Duty Officer Hits Skateboarder in Devils Lake Incident

DEVILS LAKE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Devils Lake, North Dakota Police have verified reports of an off-duty officer colliding with a skateboarder earlier this week. The male skateboarder suffered injuries in the incident. Confirmed Incident: Authorities have confirmed that an off-duty officer was involved in a collision with a skateboard rider. The exact circumstances surrounding the… Continue reading Off-Duty Officer Hits Skateboarder in Devils Lake Incident

Breaking News: Semi-Minivan Collision Halts Traffic on I-29 in Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events this Sunday evening, emergency crews rushed to the scene of a collision between an Amazon semi-truck and a minivan on Interstate 29 in Fargo. The incident occurred in the northbound lane, just south of the 13th Avenue exit. Eyewitnesses described the semi-truck as jackknifed in… Continue reading Breaking News: Semi-Minivan Collision Halts Traffic on I-29 in Fargo

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

Fargo Woman Charged with Felony Theft After Being Found in Stolen Vehicle in Horace

Cheryl R. Lilley

HORACE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Cheryl Renee Lilley, a resident of Fargo, faces serious legal consequences after being discovered behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle in Horace, North Dakota. According to court documents, on April 24th, a deputy observed a vehicle in Horace that had been reported stolen. Upon investigation, Cheryl Renee Lilley was found… Continue reading Fargo Woman Charged with Felony Theft After Being Found in Stolen Vehicle in Horace

Collaboration Leads to Arrest: East Grand Forks Police Aid Minnesota State Patrol in Sunday Afternoon Incident

Collaboration Leads to Arrest: East Grand Forks Police Aid Minnesota State Patrol in Sunday Afternoon Incident

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, a collaboration between local law enforcement and the Minnesota State Patrol resulted in the stop and arrest of an individual Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred on Highway 220, north of town. East Grand Forks Police, in conjunction with the Minnesota… Continue reading Collaboration Leads to Arrest: East Grand Forks Police Aid Minnesota State Patrol in Sunday Afternoon Incident

Fargo Man Charged with Felony Criminal Trespass for Alleged Forced Entry into Ex-Girlfriend’s Apartment

Edwin Manzano

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing incident unfolding in Fargo, Edwin Manzano faces serious charges after allegedly forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in the early hours of April 25th. According to court documents, the Fargo woman reported that Manzano climbed up to her second-story balcony and used a helmet to shatter the… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged with Felony Criminal Trespass for Alleged Forced Entry into Ex-Girlfriend’s Apartment

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

Teen Shot in Coon Rapids YMCA Incident; Police Investigate

COON RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Friday evening, a harrowing incident unfolded at the Emma B. Howe YMCA in Coon Rapids, just north of Minneapolis. The tranquility of the evening was shattered when gunfire erupted around 7:58 p.m. Reports flooded in, prompting a swift response from Coon Rapids law enforcement. Responding officers discovered a grim scene… Continue reading Teen Shot in Coon Rapids YMCA Incident; Police Investigate

Grand Forks Man Charged with Felony Terrorizing for Alleged Death Threat and Phone Interference

Benjamin N. Salter

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a concerning development, 25-year-old Benjamin N. Salter from Grand Forks faces serious charges after an incident on April 25th. Responding to a hang-up 911 call on the 1800 block of Dyke Avenue, Grand Forks police encountered a male victim who reported that Salter had allegedly threatened to kill him.… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Charged with Felony Terrorizing for Alleged Death Threat and Phone Interference

Exclusive Interview: Male Victim Recounts Terrifying Kidnapping Attempt Spanning Grand Forks to East Grand Forks

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, a chilling attempted kidnapping unfolded on Friday evening, originating in Grand Forks and culminating in East Grand Forks. We have now obtained an exclusive interview with the male victim, shedding light on the harrowing ordeal. Initial Encounter: The victim, whose identity remains undisclosed… Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Male Victim Recounts Terrifying Kidnapping Attempt Spanning Grand Forks to East Grand Forks

Moorhead Man Charged with Felony Theft for Alleged Car Theft in Fargo

Marcus Sauh

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Marcus Sauh, a resident of Moorhead, is facing a serious felony charge after being accused of stealing a car in Fargo. According to court records, on April 22nd at 4:30 a.m., a man reported that his unlocked car, left running to warm up for work on the 2600 block of 14th… Continue reading Moorhead Man Charged with Felony Theft for Alleged Car Theft in Fargo

Minnesota Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Job Uncertainty Amid Burglary Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, a member of the DFL party, finds herself embroiled in controversy as legislators debate her future following burglary charges in Detroit Lakes. Mitchell, in a statement released by her attorneys, asserts her intent to remain in office despite facing accusations of breaking into her… Continue reading Minnesota Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Job Uncertainty Amid Burglary Charges

Hat on Fire: Fargo Man Faces Charges After Bizarre Incident Near Propane Tanks

Marshall Watson

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a peculiar turn of events, Marshall Watson of Fargo finds himself in legal trouble after an unusual encounter at a convenience store. Watson is now facing criminal charges, including endangering by fire or explosion, preventing arrest, and refusing to halt. The incident unfolded at a Holiday Station on North University… Continue reading Hat on Fire: Fargo Man Faces Charges After Bizarre Incident Near Propane Tanks

Fargo Man Faces Charges After Confrontation with Police: Rock vs. Taser Showdown

Mohamedkadar Farah

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic altercation, Mohamedkadar Farah of Fargo is facing criminal charges after confronting an officer with a rock. The incident unfolded on April 23rd on the railroad tracks at the 2200 block of Maine Avenue. According to authorities, Farah was sitting on the tracks when approached by an officer. Despite… Continue reading Fargo Man Faces Charges After Confrontation with Police: Rock vs. Taser Showdown

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-26-24

News Release 04-26-24 On the evening of 04/19/24, Romeo Anthony Sebastian Lebiecki (20) of East Grand Forks was cited for misdemeanor no current motor vehicle insurance and expired motor vehicle registration on Main Ave. in Red Lake Falls. On the morning of 04/20/24, a Red Lake County deputy spoke with an individual who claimed they… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-26-24

SWAT Called to Rural Thompson, North Dakota: Woman and Children Terrified

Kyle Spicer

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing incident on Thursday morning, rural Thompson, North Dakota, became the scene of fear and chaos as a shot was fired, prompting a SWAT response. Kyle John Spicer now faces a litany of charges, including unlawful possession of a firearm, terrorizing, domestic violence, felonious restraint, and interference with a… Continue reading SWAT Called to Rural Thompson, North Dakota: Woman and Children Terrified

CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT – APRIL 26, 2024

The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 4/25/2024 – At 4:41 p.m., the CFD responded to the 200 block of E 3rd St for a concern of safety. Upon arrival, the CFD found that some windows had pieces of steel covering them, and the high winds had blown a piece off,… Continue reading CROOKSTON ARREST/FIRE REPORT – APRIL 26, 2024

Woman Claims Attempted Kidnapping in East Grand Forks Incident

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In an update on the recent incident in East Grand Forks, a woman alleges an attempted kidnapping. The event, which unfolded before 6:00 p.m. on Friday, involved a man reportedly jumping into her vehicle and threatening her with a gun. The victim asserted that the man demanded a ride,… Continue reading Woman Claims Attempted Kidnapping in East Grand Forks Incident

Police Respond to Incident in East Grand Forks Neighborhood

EAST GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On a Friday evening in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, law enforcement swarmed Fifth Avenue Northeast near the Arco gas station. Reports indicated a significant police presence from the East Grand Forks Police and Polk County Sheriff’s Department. The incident, which unfolded around 6:15 p.m., drew attention to a neighborhood… Continue reading Police Respond to Incident in East Grand Forks Neighborhood

Crookston Woman Receives Staggered 180-Day Sentence for Felony Theft and Aiding Offender Charges

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a courtroom drama unfolding on Tuesday, April 23, Irene Thompson, 42, faced sentencing for her involvement in felony theft from an employer and aiding an offender. Thompson had previously pleaded guilty to these charges in February, leading to the dismissal of two remaining charges against her. The proposed plea… Continue reading Crookston Woman Receives Staggered 180-Day Sentence for Felony Theft and Aiding Offender Charges

Charges Filed Against Driver in Snake River Crash

Christopher Marciniak

OSLO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Christopher Marciniak, 20, of Drayton, North Dakota, faces criminal charges following a March 23rd crash into the Snake River near Oslo, Minnesota. Marciniak and three passengers plunged into the river after his pickup veered off Highway 17 and 220 just after midnight. Emergency responders were already at the scene when the… Continue reading Charges Filed Against Driver in Snake River Crash

West Fargo Man Faces Charges After High-Speed Crash in Fargo

Justin C. Smith

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Justin C. Smith, a resident of West Fargo, North Dakota, is now grappling with serious legal repercussions following a harrowing incident on Wednesday night. Smith, according to court records, was hurtling down South University Drive in Fargo at a staggering speed of 70 miles per hour. The consequences were dire as… Continue reading West Fargo Man Faces Charges After High-Speed Crash in Fargo

Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Calls to Resign Amid Burglary Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, a Democrat representing Minnesota, is under intense scrutiny as she faces burglary charges stemming from an alleged incident at her stepmother’s home in Detroit Lakes. Despite mounting pressure from Republicans for her resignation, Mitchell adamantly states that she has no intentions of stepping down. Her… Continue reading Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Calls to Resign Amid Burglary Charges

Armed Standoff Resolved: Kyle Spicer in Custody After Firing Rifle Shot

Kyle Spicer

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, the armed standoff situation that unfolded Thursday morning in Thompson, North Dakota, has reached a conclusion. Grand Forks County Sheriff, Andy Schneider, provided an update on the situation, which involved a suicidal male armed with a gun at a residence in the 500 block of… Continue reading Armed Standoff Resolved: Kyle Spicer in Custody After Firing Rifle Shot

Jury Seated for Opening Statements in Massive COVID Fraud Case

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In Minneapolis federal court, a jury has been selected for the landmark trial regarding alleged COVID-related fraud in Minnesota. This case marks the first criminal trial stemming from the extensive investigation into the Feeding Our Future nonprofit organization. Prosecutors accuse seven defendants of embezzling millions of dollars in federal reimbursements earmarked… Continue reading Jury Seated for Opening Statements in Massive COVID Fraud Case

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana on North Dakota’s Ballot Initiative

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – North Dakota’s top election official announced that a ballot initiative group can collect signatures to legalize recreational marijuana, aiming for a statewide vote in the upcoming fall. The initiative, led by the New Economic Frontier, must gather 15,582 valid signatures by July 8 to qualify for the November general election ballot.… Continue reading Legalizing Recreational Marijuana on North Dakota’s Ballot Initiative

Former Youth Pastor Seeks Dismissal of Majority of Sexual Assault Charges

Jackson Michael Gatlin

DULUTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Jackson Michael Gatlin, 35, a former assistant pastor at Duluth’s Vineyard Church, is pursuing the dismissal of multiple charges related to alleged sexual assaults against five girls. Gatlin, who rejected a plea offer from the prosecution, is opting for pretrial litigation. Gatlin faces 10 felony charges across five cases, primarily involving… Continue reading Former Youth Pastor Seeks Dismissal of Majority of Sexual Assault Charges

Grand Forks Man Faces Serious Drug Charges

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Tyler Gregory Thomas, 24, from Belcourt, waived his preliminary hearing, originally set for April 26, in Grand Forks County. He pleaded not guilty to three felony drug charges, including Class A felony possession of over 50 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, which carries a maximum 20-year sentence. Additionally,… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Serious Drug Charges

Minnesota Woman Accused of Child Torture Seeks Extension as Attorney General Takes Over Prosecution

Jorden Nicole Borders

BRAINERD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Jorden Nicole Borders, accused of torturing her three children, appeared via Zoom with her public defender, Mark Hansen, on Tuesday, April 23. They requested more time as the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office assumed prosecution. Assistant Attorneys General Mary Russell and Dominika Kins were consulted, with the state supporting the request. Borders… Continue reading Minnesota Woman Accused of Child Torture Seeks Extension as Attorney General Takes Over Prosecution

Downtown Fargo Assault: Multiple Suspects Involved in Serious Altercation

Sam Pikula

FARGO (trfnews.i234.me) – Travice Ledoux, 36, faces charges of aggravated assault and accomplice to aggravated assault following an altercation in downtown Fargo. Court records reveal Ledoux as suspect #4 in a brawl on April 6th. The incident unfolded when two men began fighting on NP Avenue. As two others attempted to intervene, Ledoux and five… Continue reading Downtown Fargo Assault: Multiple Suspects Involved in Serious Altercation

Grand Forks SWAT Assists Sheriff’s Department in Response to Armed Individual Report

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – This Thursday morning, a significant law enforcement response unfolded in the northern Valley following reports of an armed individual near Thompson, North Dakota. Details remain scarce, but authorities received information about a man allegedly armed with a gun west of Thompson. The situation prompted a sizable police presence in the area,… Continue reading Grand Forks SWAT Assists Sheriff’s Department in Response to Armed Individual Report

US Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – The US Senate has approved a $95 billion foreign aid package aimed at providing crucial support to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. This decision comes after months of deliberation and negotiation among lawmakers. The bipartisan vote of 79-18 resulted in the passage of the package, which combined four bills previously endorsed by… Continue reading US Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

Grand Forks Man Appears in Court on Attempted Murder Charges

Alexander Antonio Thompson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – 27-year-old Alexander Antonio Thompson has appeared in Grand Forks District Court, facing charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault. Thompson’s initial court appearance follows a disturbing incident where he allegedly attempted to strangle a coworker to death using an extension cord. According to the criminal complaint, Thompson engaged in a… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Appears in Court on Attempted Murder Charges

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

Homeless Man at Church Alarms Concerned Mother: Police Intervene After Disturbing Behavior Reported

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent incident near the Grand Forks Mission, police responded to a call from a worried mother regarding a homeless individual frequenting a church. The man, who claimed to be a pastor, reportedly unnerved residents by loitering at the church entrance and engaging in concerning behavior. Disturbed by his… Continue reading Homeless Man at Church Alarms Concerned Mother: Police Intervene After Disturbing Behavior Reported

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