CLAY COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Josephus Kiyee, a resident of Moorhead, is facing serious charges in Clay County. He has been charged with felony obstruction of the legal process and felony assault against a Minnesota state trooper. The incident unfolded when Kiyee, driving a BMW, allegedly crashed into another vehicle on Highway 75, proceeding southbound before… Continue reading Josephus Kiyee Faces Multiple Charges Including Felony Obstruction and Assault in Clay County
Alberto Felix Trooper Alberto Felix and Sergeant Michael Abbate were struck and killed by a drunk driver at 3:23 a.m. off Interstate 15 near D Street in Las Vegas. Sergeant Abbate and Trooper Felix had stopped to check on a driver who appeared to be sleeping in his car. Another vehicle hit them and fled… Continue reading End Of Watch 2023-12-01 08:40:48 – Trooper Alberto Felix, Nevada Department of Public Safety
Question: I read your recent article about winter travel safety. I also heard you were a Boy Scout, which would apply to this also. Can you talk more in-depth about what a person should have in their vehicle? Answer: Great topic to expand on. Yes, I serve as the scoutmaster for my sons’ Boy Scout… Continue reading Ask A Trooper: What do you recommend I have in my car for winter survival? – .
Question: The first snowstorm of the season seemed to catch a lot of us by surprise. Can you talk about what to do to be ready for winter travel? Thank you and be safe. Answer: You are correct and it comes down to being prepared. While summer months are the deadliest on Minnesota roads, wintertime… Continue reading Ask A Trooper: What do I need to be ready for winter travel? – .
Question: Does the Minnesota State Patrol have K9s? In what purpose do they serve? Answer: The Minnesota State Patrol K-9 unit is currently staffed with 15 K-9 teams trained to detect the odor of narcotics, and one team trained to detect explosives. The State Patrol’s dogs are not trained in other typical police functions such… Continue reading Ask A Trooper: Does the Minnesota State Patrol have K-9s? – .
Question: What is the deal with the Minnesota State Patrol and the maroon-colored squad cars? I’ve traveled all over the United States and don’t know if I’ve ever seen this color used before. Is there a reason for this? Answer: Good observation and yes, there is a reason deep within the history of the Minnesota… Continue reading Ask A Trooper: Why are Minnesota State Patrol cars maroon colored? – .
MINNEAPOLIS — A 35-year-old man was arrested Friday night after punching a state trooper. An eastbound Minnesota State Trooper stopped to check on a man outside of a stalled vehicle around 10:30 p.m. On I-94, the driver stopped and a 35-year-old passenger got out of the car. According to officials, he showed signs of impairment.… Continue reading Man arrested after punching Minnesota State Trooper
Question: I noticed several freshly killed deer on the side of the highway yesterday. What are the traffic-related requirements when someone collides with a deer, and what are the game-related requirements for killing a deer? Is it legal to take the deer home? Answer: If you are involved in a vehicle vs. deer/large animal crash,… Continue reading Ask A Trooper: I just hit a deer, what do I do? – .
– A video captured the night a drunk driver made a series of terrible decisions. – This is only the third time a Minnesota state trooper body cam has been made public. – The driver had three felony DWI convictions before the incident. – Troopers had no idea they were pulling over Robert Battle. –… Continue reading It was a sovereign citizen who dared the trooper to chase him
– Lieutenant Frankfurt of the Minnesota State Patrol spotted someone driving erratically and straddling the skip stripe as it approached a construction zone. – The driver pulled into a closed lane of traffic and asked if she should drive down the lane closed by construction. – The officer asked the driver to step out of… Continue reading Granny pulls gun on Minnesota trooper