Officer assaulted, five arrested when north Fargo party gets out of controlFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - An out of control party in North Fargo has led to the arrest of 5 people and the assault of a police officer. Those five party-goers are still behind bars.
An out of control party in North Fargo has led to the arrest of 5 people and the assault of a police officer. Those five party-goers are still behind bars.
The party was here on the 100 block of 7th Avenue North. It all started when police received a call regarding a domestic violence situation. It happened early Thursday morning.
Police spoke to the alleged victim at the scene and then decided to go to an apartment unit where the suspect was reportedly at. They knocked on the door, but no one answered. Officers entered after hearing breaking glass and fighting inside.
A scuffle then ensued with one officer suffering minor injuries. Five people were arrested on seven charges including assault on a police officer and domestic violence. They were 23 year-old Rayann Blackelk, 27 year-old Autumn Thompson, 42 year-old Vanessa Demarrias-Jewett, 23 year-old Rory Utvick and 25 year-old George Roy.
Lt. Joel Vettel – Fargo Police: "We don't want to be at your place any more than you want us there so when something like this happens, cooperation is the best policy and we'll do everything we can to make these incidents as least invasive as possible for the public."
Alcohol was involved in this incident. The injured officer was able to continue his duties.