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A mugshot of a man with a neckbeard and a tattoo high on his left cheek bone.
Marcus Rexrode.
Contributed / Cass County Jail

FARGO — Fargo police have identified a 16-year-old killed in a Monday, May 22, shooting and confirmed a suspect is in custody.

Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski named the victim as James Moore, of West Fargo, during a news conference Thursday at City Hall. Full story here.

Fargo police seek help identifying man found dead in retention pond

Emergency personnel work the scene where a body was found in a retention pond behind the Loffler building south of Main Avenue in Fargo on Monday, May 22, 2023.
David Samson/The Forum

FARGO — The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a body found in a retaining pond Monday morning, May 22 , behind Fastenal off Main Avenue.


Police said that while the death does not appear to be suspicious, the initial autopsy was unable to identify who the man is. Full story here.

Security guard honored for stopping robbery attempt at Fargo jewelry store

Gavin Grismer (middle left) is presented with a Citizen Citation for Distinguished Service award by Fargo police chief David Zibolski (middle right).
Matt Henson / WDAY News

FARGO — Gavin Grismer says he was just doing his job when he stopped several would-be robbers from trying to barge into a Fargo jewelry store to rob it.

He later learned they were part of a violent, national, organized crime ring which targets jewelry stores across the country. Full story here.

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