Moorhead, MN Crime & Safety


Woman in custody after witnesses say she pepper sprayed patrons at Walmart in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A Fargo woman is in custody after police say she pepper sprayed patrons at the North Walmart in Bismarck Thursday. Bismarck police say they were called to a fight at the store and found 26-year-old Kassie Jo Redroad with an off-duty deputy who was restraining her. Witnesses told police Redroad was shoplifting and someone approached her. Dispatchers told police that Redroad had pepper sprayed multiple people including three Walmart employees.
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5 hurt in head-on crash near Casselton

A head-on crash near Casselton resulted in several people injured Friday, Oct. 22. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on Highway 18 — between Casselton and Leonard — at around 9:30 p.m. Five people were injured in the crash. Some were airlifted to Sanford Health in...
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Two Arrested After Minnesota Chase, North Dakota Crash

Two men have been arrested after a high-speed chase that began in Minnesota and ended with a crash in North Dakota near Fargo. Sheriff’s officials say a vehicle was traveling at nearly 100 mph in Clay County, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon. According to authorities, the driver stopped and he and a passenger switched seats before the vehicle took off again.
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Dilworth man brought airsoft gun, homemade flail into Clay County Courthouse, court docs allege

MOORHEAD — A Dilworth man is in jail after Clay County deputies said he brought weapons into the courthouse. Dale Allen Whitefeather, 34, was scheduled to appear Friday morning, Oct. 22, in Clay County District Court on two felony charges of possessing a dangerous weapon in a courthouse. The charges stem from Thursday, when Whitefeather came to the courthouse for a hearing to face a gross misdemeanor charge of driving while his license was canceled.

Fargo man accused of assaulting girl enters not guilty pleas

FARGO (KFGO KVRR) – Larry Baldner has pleaded not guilty on charges he attacked a girl and used a racial slur. Baldner, 73, of Fargo is charged with aggravated assault against a victim under the age of 12, preventing arrest and simple assault. Baldner’s attorney filed a waiver for a preliminary hearing and entered not guilty pleas.

Restraining order efficacy concerns raised after fatal Casselton shooting

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The effectiveness of restraining orders has been called into question by many in the Valley this week after a fatal shooting in Casselton. Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says 58-year-old Randell Burton was shot and killed early Monday morning after he broke into a woman’s home through two locked doors and barreled toward her bedroom. Court documents show Burton was ordered to have no contact with the woman due to an ongoing domestic violence case.

Fargo man charged in gruesome killing in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A North Dakota man is charged with second-degree murder in the decapitation killing this month of a man at the victim’s home on the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico, authorities said Thursday. A criminal complaint alleged that Shilo Aaron Oldrock, 28, attacked and decapitated the...

Tolna shooting prompts investigation in Benson County

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A shooting in Tolna, ND has prompted an investigation by multiple agencies in Benson County. According to the Benson County Sherriff’s Office, the alleged victim was shot at breaking both windows of his car. There were no injuries reported. The potential weapon according to...

High Risk Sex Offender Has New Address in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A high risk sex offender is now living at Centre Inc., a transitional re-entry center. Police say 21-year-old Christopher Morrison was convicted earlier this year of sexual abuse of a minor in U.S. Federal Court. Morrison is a lifetime registrant.
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Fargo Police locate missing 6-year-old

(Fargo, ND) -- The Fargo Police Department has found a previously missing 6-year-old, Ashwin Ghalley. He had been last seen Thursday evening at home around 5:30 p.m. and was headed to the Arbors Park area, which is in the 600 block of 23 Street South. According to Fargo Police, Ghalley...

Nine Fargo bars fail most recent check, police chief wants better compliance

FARGO (KFGO) – The monthly alcohol compliance checks in September were made at 41 Fargo bars and restaurants. Thirty-two passed. That’s a rate of 78%, which is considered good. However, City Auditor Steve Sprague and members of the liquor control board were surprised, even shocked that nine businesses failed. Police...

North Dakota man charged in New Mexico decapitation killing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Federal authorities say a North Dakota man is charged with second-degree murder in the Oct. 10 decapitation killing of another man at the victim’s home on the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico. A criminal complaint says 28-year-old Shilo Aaron Oldrock attacked and decapitated the victim with...