Forum staff reports
FARGO -- The driver's license office here is closed Tuesday, July 17, "due to an unexpected plumbing maintenanc
The Fargo Police Department responded to the West Fargo Police Department with a cop lip sync challenge video of its own in a Facebook post Monday. The video begins with three female officers receiving a mission briefing in a “Charlie’s Angels” parody. Their mission: to be the best in a lip sync challenge. And that means being better than the West Fargo police officers who were “attempting to be a well-known boy band that no one listens to anymore,” according to the voice of “Charlie” in the video.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Fergus Falls man has been arrested after allegedly giving a suspect in a high-speed police chase a ride to Fargo. The chase happened Saturday afternoon, July 7, in Fergus Falls. And police there say 44-year-old Shilo Buchanan drove the chase suspect, 34-year-old Kristopher Wilkins, to Fargo on Sunday, July 8.
FARGO — A 43-year-old man pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography Thursday, July 12, at a hearing in Cass County District Court. Brent Braun, of Fargo, is charged with 12 felony counts of possession of certain materials prohibited. On June 12, detectives contacted Braun at his place of work while authorities were searching his home for child porn images and videos that were downloaded using his IP address and a BitTorrent network, according to court documents.
WEST FARGO – West Fargo police have arrested a man suspected of making threats to another man during an argument. On Wednesday, July 11, police were sent to Eighth Street West and Second Avenue after a man reported that another man, later identified as Trace William Adams, threatened him with a silver handgun when they were arguing, police said in a news release.
Katherine and Jordan Moe, West Fargo, are the parents of a boy, Benjamin Jordan, born on June 30, 2018 at Sanford Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20.25 inches long. Lawresha Northern, West Fargo, and Carlton Gardner, Chicago, are the parents of a girl, CarMiyah JaZiyah, born on June 30, 2018 at Sanford Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
FARGO — The intersection of 21st Street South and 12th Avenue South will be closed to traffic until the end of the day Friday, July 13. Traffic will be detoured to 17th Street South via 13th Avenue South and 11th Avenue South. The closure is necessary for the repair of water gate valves.
FARGO – The cities of Barnesville, Minn., and Oxbow, N.D., will see aerial spraying for mosquitoes between 7-11 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, weather permitting. If the spraying needs to be rescheduled, it will take place Wednesday evening. The city of Dilworth, Minn., will spray for mosquitoes starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday or Wednesday, weather permitting.
FARGO – A commercial airplane destined for Hector International Airport landed with smoke in the cockpit Monday, July 9. Shawn Dobberstein, executive director of Fargo’s Municipal Airport Authority, said the 50-seat United Express flight from Denver arrived here at 1:08 p.m. Dobberstein said the cause of the smoke is under investigation and so far undetermined.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Becker County sheriff’s deputies rescued two Fargo residents from Detroit Lake Saturday, July 7, after they got separated from their boat while swimming on a windy evening, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies responded to a report of an abandoned boat floating on Detroit Lake about 7:42 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s office also received reports of two people possibly injured in the water between the J&K Marina and Holiday Haven Motel.