A northwest North Dakota man who claims that Divide County Sheriff Lauren Throntveit was intoxicated while investigating a shooting earlier this year has filed a complaint against him. Douglas James of Crosby, who also claims the sheriff drinks on the job, submitted a formal complaint to the North Dakota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board last week. The board will hold a hearing on the complaint in Bismarck on Feb. 7, Duane Stanley, the POST board's executive secretary, said.

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20 July 2018
A northwest North Dakota man who claims that Divide County Sheriff Lauren Throntveit was intoxicated while investigating a shooting earlier this year has filed a complaint against him. Douglas James of Crosby, who also claims the sheriff drinks on the job, submitted a formal complaint to the North Dakota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board last week. The board will hold a hearing on the complaint in Bismarck on Feb. 7, Duane Stanley, the POST board's executive secretary, said.
Jamestown Rural Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Christmas Day. Stutsman County Communications Center dispatched JRFD to a report of a car on fire on U.S. Highway 52 at mile marker 260 at approximately 5:30 p.m. The call was near the Parkhurst Recreation Center turnoff across from the Agri-Cover facility, according to JRFD Chief Ben Maulding. Two JRFD trucks and six firefighters were on scene at 5:42 p.m., and cleared the scene with no incidents or injuries at 6:18 p.m.
6 month ago
Fargo, North Dakota shooting at 4731 13th Ave S: 1 injured
A woman is hurt after her vehicle hit a police car on Interstate 94 near West Fargo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the accident report, tooper Joshua Page was parked on the median with his lights on responding to the scene of an accident.
A Cass County District Court judge has ordered a man to spend 23 years in prison for his conviction on attempted murder and other charges connected to an armed standoff at a West Fargo hotel in March 2016.
Several chickens are dead after a chicken coop caught fire in West Fargo. Crews were called to 6401 19th Avenue N. at 4:59 Monday morning. When firefighters arrived on scene, the chicken coop was fully engulfed, and the fire had spread to a nearby storage shed.
A woman is hurt after she accidentally shot herself between 7 and 8 p.m. at 113 3rd street southwest in Hankinson on Sunday. 28-year-old Sara Lynn Kiner of Hankinson told the Richland County Sheriff's Office at the Hospital that she was handling a 9mm handgun when it went off and hit her in the leg.
A woman is seriously injured after being hit by a car during a traffic collision near West Fargo Friday night. North Dakota Highway Patrol says heavy snowfall covered the roads when a Chevy Impala, driven by Glen Maurer, 88, side swiped an eastbound Nissan Murano, driven by Michael Weigelt, 61, on I-94 near mile marker 343.
A fire on the University of North Dakota campus was reported to the Grand Forks Fire Department at 6:28 p.m. on Wednesday. West Hall building at 3530 University Avenue had flames coming up from a dryer in the laundry room, according to reports. Students were being evacuated as crews arrived
Richland: Crews responded to reports of a barn fire around 4:30 Wednesday morning in Richland County, east of I-29.
A semi truck and a car collided on 12th avenue north near I-29 in Fargo at just before 3:30 a.m. on Monday. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time or if there are any injuries.
7 month ago
Mandan, North Dakota shooting at 1000 block of 1st St NW: no casualities
A reporter for the High Plains Reader, Fargo's alternative weekly, found in a north-side dumpster a trove of personal materials, including diaries, believed to belong to murder suspect Brooke Lynne Crews and has used them to write a profile of her in the publication's latest issue.
A bicyclist was arrested Saturday evening, Dec. 2, for riding drunk and resisting law enforcement, according to police. Police say the man tried to cross the street around 7 p.m. Saturday. That's when he was hit by a car 25th and 13th, by Dunn Brothers Coffee.
Mechanical failure forced a pilot to make an emergency landing Saturday, Dec. 2, onto Interstate 94 near here.
Minto: Two people are hurt after a crash two miles north of Minto at 5:28 p.m. on Thursday. 44-year-old Shawn Praska and 72-year-old Sandra Kasprick both of Grafton were traveling nothbound on Highway 81 when their vehicles collided.
A Park River man who allegedly told investigators he had hundreds of child porn images on an external hard drive has pleaded guilty
Fargo: A man arrested in connection with a standoff with police Friday, Nov. 24, has been charged in Cass County District Court with terrorizing and unlawful possession of a firearm, both felonies.
Richland: A woman was hurt after rolling her vehicle in Richland County on Monday morning. The Richland County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a rollover crash at County Road 81 and 55th Avenue at 8:00 a.m.
It was a scary situation for many in south Fargo as neighbors reported hearing gunshots last night. Fargo Police blocked off streets and evacuated people from their homes in the area. Police were called to 3525 11th St. S. around 11:15 p.m. last night.
A Walsh County veterinarian has died in a crash involving a semi in Walsh County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol responded at 10 a.m. Friday to 6 miles west of Park River on State Highway 17, where they found 75-year-old Gerard Albin Dahl of Park River had been fatally injured, according to a news release.
7 month ago
Fargo, North Dakota shooting at 500 block of Forest Ave: no casualities
Fargo Fire Department responded to a call of an apartment fire at 3320 17th Ave S in Fargo at 6:54 p.m. on Thursday. When they arrived at the apartment they saw residents standing outside the building.
The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public's helping in finding a missing 13-year-old. Carlyse Ditch was last seen in south Fargo around midnight on Wednesday. She was walking home with a friend in the Osgood Neighborhood when the two separated near Ditch's home. She never arrived home. She does not have a cell phone and has not been in contact with family or friends.
Richland County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a rollover crash at 10:28 p.m. on Tuesday four miles east of Lidgerwood on County Road 20. The driver was a juvenile male who was driving a Chevrolet Suburban and swerved to avoid hitting a deer, which caused the vehicle to roll.
Police here are asking for the public's help in finding two teenage girls who reportedly ran away from home.
8 month ago
Minot, North Dakota shooting at S Main St: 1 killed
Minot: A man was killed in Minot Thursday morning. Police say they responded to a shooting at South Main Street. Once they got to the scene, they found a man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Devils Lake: Details are scarce on an investigation into the death of a woman who was brought to a hospital in Devils Lake Tuesday morning after she was stabbed. Devils Lake Police say a woman arrived at the hospital with stab wounds early Tuesday morning and died.
8 month ago
Harwood, North Dakota shooting at 9211 56th Ave N: no casualities
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