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Man pulls knife in apartment complex

A Henning man was arrested in Fergus Falls Saturday after allegedly threatening someone with a knife at the apartment complex on 407 West Fir Ave. Branagen Jordan Theisen, 20, was arrested at 5 p.m. for probable cause of second degree assault. Police said he allegedly confronted another man in the apartment and told him he […]

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Remarks about grandmother prompted alleged hatchet assault

The Fergus Falls man who allegedly attacked another man with a hatchet on Tuesday was charged Thursday with second degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Dustin Leroy Helps, 19, is being held on $25,000 cash or bond. He is accused of attacking Kyle Garcia with a combination hatchet/hammer tool after he believed Garcia had made […]

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Helps arrested in alleged hatchet attack

A Fergus Falls man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly attacking another man with a hatchet, police reported today. Police received a call around 1:40 p.m. that Dustin Leroy Helps, 19, had struck a man in the head with a hatchet at a home on the 600 block of Laurel Street. The caller reported that Helps […]

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Man arrested after dog attack

A 21-year-old Dalton man was arrested Thursday after threatening his neighbor following a fight between two dogs. Sheriff’s deputies were called to an apartment building on 111 Tower St. at 6:20 p.m. Upon arrival, they learned that a dog belonging to Jacob Hughes had allegedly escaped Hughes’ apartment and ran into the apartment across the […]

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Drunk woman assaults officers

The Fergus Falls Police Department is requesting three fourth degree assault charges against a Fergus Falls woman after she allegedly tried to bite two police officers and kicked another in the groin on Thursday night. Officers responded to a report of a drunk woman near the intersection of East Mt. Faith Avenue and Burlington Street […]

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Man gets one year for beer mug assault

The Brandon man who used a glass beer mug to repeatedly strike another man in the head at a Dalton bar was sentenced to St. Cloud prison for a year and a day on Tuesday. Adam Christopher Schlosser, 35, was convicted of third degree assault. In additional to his prison time, Judge Mark Hansen fined […]

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Two arrested for assault

Two Fergus Falls men were arrested Monday for fighting near the street on the 500 block of South Peck Street. Donat Woyak, 46, and Marcus Cotton, 33, were engaged in a physical fight in the area at 8:30 p.m. A 29-year-old woman attempted to break up the fight but was hit in the head and […]

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Woman heading to prison for beer bottle assault

A woman who broke a bottle over another woman’s head during a fight in Fergus Falls last fall is heading to Shakopee prison. Cassondra Carol Barry, 23, of Ottertail (she had a Fergus Falls address at the time of the incident), was convicted for second degree assault with a dangerous weapon. She received a prison […]

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Woman charged for hitting man with beer mug

An Underwood woman who called the police about an assault on May 3 has found herself in more trouble than the person she called the police to get. Margaret Northrup, 36, has been charged with one count of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon, one count of third degree assault, and two counts of […]

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Man assaults father

Fergus Falls police are on the lookout for a man who allegedly assaulted his father at the Jewel Motel on Wednesday night. The father reported on Thursday that he and his son had gotten into an argument and that his son had assaulted him, causing him minor injuries. Police are currently looking for the man, […]

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