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FARGO — Over 60 complaints were lodged against law enforcement officers in the Fargo-Moorhead area in the last two years, and most resulted in discipline that ranged from reprimands to firings, according to documents obtained by The Forum through public records requests. The complaints — some originating from inside police agencies, and some from outside — were wide-ranging. But one type of violation came up again and again: the incorrect administration of medicine to Cass County Jail inmates.
FARGO — The former general manager of a downtown concert and events venue here who was fired after financial discrepancies were discovered now faces charges of theft, according to Cass County District Court documents.
WEST FARGO — Police here have arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a child. Osmar Dionel Vasquez, 42, was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 7, for gross sexual imposition, according to a West Fargo Police Department news release. The release said officers responded to a sexual assault complaint report involving a minor under the age of 14. Vasquez is being held at Cass County Jail and court records don't list an attorney for him.
ROBINSON, N.D. — A bar in central North Dakota battling for the title of "center of North America" is rolling out a new center, with the supposed scientific mission of finding the centers of cities, counties and anything else that may conceivably have a center.
MOORHEAD — Before 42-year-old Shawn Michael Foltz's was sentenced for a felony assault conviction for injuring his 2-month-old daughter, his now-divorced wife spoke to the judge on the impact Foltz's actions had on her and her two children.
FARGO — A West Fargo woman accused of drowning her newborn child pleaded not guilty to the felony charges against her at a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Cass County District Court.
FARGO — As the opioid crisis continues to ravage communities, grandparents across the country are caring for grandchildren because parents are struggling with opioid abuse. The battle was outlined here on Tuesday, Aug. 7, during a discussion hosted by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
MOORHEAD — A Moorhead woman who was arrested Friday, Aug. 3, after she allegedly got into an altercation at a bar with police officers is facing three charges, according to court documents filed Aug. 6 in Clay County District Court. Michelle Swenson, 54, is charged with two felony counts of fourth-degree assault against a peace officer and a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct.
MOORHEAD — A 45-year-old attorney officially began his campaign for Moorhead Mayor with a press conference held at Moxie Java in Moorhead on Monday, Aug. 6.
MOORHEAD – Rep. Kevin Cramer stopped by Moorhead’s Hjemkomst Center on Thursday, Aug. 2, to discuss several hot-button legislative topics.