Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and Law Enforcement Cases Overview 5-20-2024

Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Cases: Toni Anne Belgarde, 33, Thief River Falls Fourth-degree driving while impaired Fine: $510 Sentence: 30 days in jail stayed for one year Probation: One year, comprehensive assessment within 60 days, complete recommended level of treatment and aftercare. Nathan Thomas Willett, 21, East Grand Forks Theft of motor fuel from a… Continue reading Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and Law Enforcement Cases Overview 5-20-2024

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

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

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

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 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

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

End Of Watch 2024-04-23 15:21:35 – Investigator John Hampton Coddou, III, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

John Hampton Coddou, III Investigator John Coddou was struck and killed while helping at the scene of a vehicle crash on the Grand Parkway in Houston. At 9:30 a.m., Investigator Coddou responded to a minor collision near the Cumberland Ridge Drive intersection. He parked on the center median with his lights activated. A truck traveling… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-23 15:21:35 – Investigator John Hampton Coddou, III, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

Thief River Falls Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Cases: Legal Proceedings Unfold in Northern Minnesota

Thief River Falls Police Department cases Kristen Lee Johnson, 35, Oklee, stay of adjudication for a felony charge of second-degree assault and continued, $125, supervised probation for five years,  comprehensive assessment within 60 days of sentencing, complete level of treatment and aftercare recommended, not to use or possess firearms,  ammunition or explosives, $700 in restitution,… Continue reading Thief River Falls Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Cases: Legal Proceedings Unfold in Northern Minnesota

End Of Watch 2024-04-23 15:21:35 – Investigator John Hampton Coddou, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

John Hampton Coddou Investigator John Coddou was struck and killed while helping at the scene of a vehicle crash on the Grand Parkway in Houston. At 9:30 a.m., Investigator Coddou responded to a minor collision near the Cumberland Ridge Drive intersection. He parked on the center median with his lights activated. A truck traveling north… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-23 15:21:35 – Investigator John Hampton Coddou, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

Sheriff’s Office Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test

Brock Damon Newland

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a routine traffic stop conducted by the sheriff’s office around 10:39 a.m., Brock Damon Newland, 56, of Warren, found himself facing serious charges. Newland was pulled over, although the exact location of the stop remains undisclosed in the complaint. Subsequent assessments led to Newland being charged with third-degree… Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-19-24On the afternoon of 04/11/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff…

News Release 04-19-24 On the afternoon of 04/11/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office participated in the statewide Tornado Drill by activating the Weather Warning Sirens in the cities within Red Lake County at 1:45pm and again at 6:45pm. On the afternoon of 04/12/24, a Red Lake Falls resident reported damage to their vehicle that… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-19-24On the afternoon of 04/11/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff…

Sheriff’s Office Conducts Late-Night Traffic Stop, Arrests Suspect for Third Degree DWI

Mary Helen Wayne

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a late-night operation on April 8, the sheriff’s office conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of 150th Street Northeast and 150th Avenue Northeast. Mary Helen Wayne, a 64-year-old resident of Thief River Falls, found herself in legal trouble after being charged with third-degree DWI, with a blood… Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Conducts Late-Night Traffic Stop, Arrests Suspect for Third Degree DWI

End Of Watch 2024-04-21 17:04:49 – Deputy Sheriff Tobin Bolter, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho

Tobin Bolter Deputy Sheriff Tobin Bolter succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained at about 9:00 pm the previous night while making a traffic stop near the intersection of W Overland Road and S Raymond Street in Boise. He had just exited his patrol car and was approaching the vehicle he stopped when the driver opened fire… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-21 17:04:49 – Deputy Sheriff Tobin Bolter, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho

End Of Watch 2024-04-21 12:49:13 – Deputy Sheriff Alfredo “Freddy” Flores, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, California

Alfredo “Freddy” Flores Deputy Sheriff Freddy Flores succumbed to injuries sustained six months earlier as the result of a fire inside a mobile shooting range at the Pitchess Detention Center in the 29300 block of The Old Road in Castaic. He and another deputy were inside the mobile shooting range, built inside a 53-foot semi-trailer… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-21 12:49:13 – Deputy Sheriff Alfredo “Freddy” Flores, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, California

U.S. Senator’s Son Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide Charges in Crash That Killed North Dakota Deputy

Ian Cramer

WASHBURN, N.D. (trfnews.i234.me) – Ian Cramer, 43, son of U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer, entered a not guilty plea to charges including homicide in connection with a December 6 crash that resulted in the death of a North Dakota sheriff’s deputy. Cramer, facing felony charges of homicide, preventing arrest, reckless endangerment, and fleeing an officer, along… Continue reading U.S. Senator’s Son Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide Charges in Crash That Killed North Dakota Deputy

End Of Watch 2024-04-16 09:57:05 – Deputy Sheriff Fred Fislar, Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana

Fred Fislar Deputy Sheriff Fred Fislar was electrocuted when he came in contact with live wires while investigating a crash scene at State Road 267 and County Road 300 South near Plainfield at 11:57 p.m. on April 15, 2024. While on the scene, witnesses noticed Deputy Fislar on the ground near the power lines and… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-16 09:57:05 – Deputy Sheriff Fred Fislar, Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana

End Of Watch 2024-04-15 18:51:36 – Lieutenant Michael Hoosock, Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, New York

Michael Hoosock Lieutenant Michel Hoosock and Police Officer Michael Jensen, of the Syracuse Police Department, were shot and killed while attempting to locate a subject who had led officers on a vehicle pursuit earlier in the night. The subject had fled from Syracuse police officers when they attempted a traffic stop. As officers terminated the… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-15 18:51:36 – Lieutenant Michael Hoosock, Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, New York

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

News Release 04-12-24 On the afternoon of 04/05/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an individual causing a disturbance at an apartment complex in Red Lake Falls. The individual had gone back to their apartment prior to the deputy’s arrival and the matter resolved itself. On the afternoon of 04/06/24, the… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-24-24

Sheriff’s Office Reveals Cause of Inmate’s Death at Polk County Jail

Matthew Bagley

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a solemn disclosure, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has unveiled the cause of death of an inmate at the Northwest Regional Correctional Center in Crookston. Matthew Bagley, 51, hailing from Lebanon, Tennessee, met his demise on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. Cause of Death Confirmed: Following an extensive autopsy, authorities have… Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Reveals Cause of Inmate’s Death at Polk County Jail

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03-08-24

News Release 03-08-24 On 03/01/24, Heather Renee Smith (48) of McIntosh was cited for misdemeanor issuance of an NSF check. Ms. Smitch issued two separate checks to the Red Lake County Co-op in Brooks. The first check was issued on 11/14/23 for the amount of $77.62 and the second check was issued on 11/15/23 for… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03-08-24

End Of Watch 2024-04-08 09:20:16 – Deputy Sheriff Jermyius Young, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama

Jermyius Young Deputy Sheriff Jermyius Young succumbed to injuries he received in a single-vehicle crash on April 3, 2024, in Montgomery County. AT 7:00 p.m., Deputy Young was assisting deputies in a vehicle pursuit when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree at the 4500 block of Hobbie Road. He was transported to… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-08 09:20:16 – Deputy Sheriff Jermyius Young, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03/15/24

News Release 03/15/24 On the afternoon of 03/08/24, a Red Lake County deputy responded to Brooks to assist a parent with an unruly child. The deputy spoke with the parent and child. Advice and counseling were given, and the situation was mediated. On the evening of 03/08/24, the Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03/15/24

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03-22-24

News Release 03-22-24 In the early morning hours of 03/17/24, the Red Lake Tribal Police Department reported they had a runaway juvenile and they believed she was at a residence in Brooks. A Red Lake County deputy located the juvenile at the suspected residence. The child was taken into custody and returned to Red Lake… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03-22-24

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03-29-24

News Release 03-29-24 On the afternoon of 03/22/24, a Red Lake County deputy responded to a report of a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of CR. #9 and CR. #13, west of Red Lake Falls. A Minnesota State Trooper also responded. Nobody was injured, but the vehicle was significantly damaged and had to be towed… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 03-29-24

Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-05-24

News Release 04-05-24 On the morning of 03/29/24, a Red Lake County deputy responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment complex in Red Lake Falls. The individual causing the issues was counseled and the situation was mediated. On the afternoon of 03/29/24, the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office reported that Jessica Lynn Nordby… Continue reading Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office News Release 04-05-24

End Of Watch 2024-02-16 08:05:23 – Deputy Sheriff Robert John Leonard, Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee

Robert John Leonard Deputy Sheriff R.J. Leonard died in a single-vehicle crash into the Tennessee River off the Blythe Ferry Boat Ramp in Birchwood. Deputy Leonard was at home when he took the call relating to a disturbance near the Highway 60 Bridge in Birchwood. He arrived at the scene at about 9:48 p.m. and,… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-02-16 08:05:23 – Deputy Sheriff Robert John Leonard, Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee

End Of Watch 2024-02-20 15:05:58 – K9 Leo, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Florida

Leo K9 Leo succumbed to gunshot wounds he received during a domestic call at the 900 block of Northwest 114th Court in Silver Springs on February 17, 2024. When Marion County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene, the subject, accused of battery by strangulation, fired at them from the backyard. K9 Leo was struck in… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-02-20 15:05:58 – K9 Leo, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Florida

End Of Watch 2024-02-22 08:50:15 – Deputy Sheriff Charles Rivette, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

Charles Rivette Deputy Sheriff Charles Rivette was killed in a crash on southbound Interstate 45 in Centerville, Texas, at 10:30 p.m. Deputy Rivette was a passenger in a patrol vehicle transporting an inmate from Oklahoma to Montgomery County when it struck a tractor-trailer. Unable to stop, two tractor-trailers crashed into the back of the patrol… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-02-22 08:50:15 – Deputy Sheriff Charles Rivette, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

End Of Watch 2024-02-22 14:57:19 – K9 Luca, DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi

Luca K9 Luca was shot and killed after a vehicle pursuit in Lake Cormorant in Mississippi. A subject fled in a vehicle from DeSoto County Sheriff’s deputies on Highway 61. The car crashed after deputies deployed a PIT maneuver near Star Landing Road. When the subject’s vehicle stopped, K9 Luca was unleashed. The subject fired… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-02-22 14:57:19 – K9 Luca, DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi

End Of Watch 2024-03-10 16:11:11 – Sergeant Thomas A. Sanfratello, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, New York

Thomas A. Sanfratello Sergeant Thomas Sanfratello died after being attacked after responding to a dispute between two patrons at one of the Batavia Downs Casino’s bars at 8315 Park Road in Batavia. One of the patrons was arrested at about 12:30 am and was being escorted from the establishment by Sergeant Sanfratello and security when… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-03-10 16:11:11 – Sergeant Thomas A. Sanfratello, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, New York

End Of Watch 2024-03-30 08:03:17 – Deputy Sheriff Christina Musil, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois

Dear Sheriff Andy Sullivan: I hope this letter finds you well, though I understand it is an incredibly tough time for you and everyone connected to your department. I am writing to extend my heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences for the loss of Deputy Sheriff Christina Musil, a brave and dedicated professional. The news of… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-03-30 08:03:17 – Deputy Sheriff Christina Musil, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois