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By: Lane Zyvoloski, WDAY
Fargo-Moorhead (WDAY TV) - Thanks for joining us for the WDAY 6 news update at noon.
A Fargo man lead police on a chase last night that ended with the suspect's vehicle and a police car colliding. 38-year-old Roland Dorr of Fargo is facing a long list of charges including DUI, reckless driving and fleeing.
Lt. Joel Vettel said the incident started just after 6 last night when police were alerted about a possible drunk driver. The vehicle was found in a parking lot on 7th Ave. and University Drive. It looked like the driver was assaulting a female passenger.
“Of course the officer was trying to initiate at least a conversation with him. At that point, the officers did initiate a traffic stop. The vehicle decided to go the wrong way down North University Drive which is a one way. At that point, the officers continued until they recognized that due to time and traffic and danger, at some point they did stop the pursuit,”Lt. Joel Vettel said.
The suspect was later arrested after colliding with a squad car.
No one was seriously injured.
Authorities have arrested 22 people on drug trafficking charges in Dickinson. Fifteen of the 22 are from Dickinson, one is from Glen Ullin and the rest are from outside North Dakota. They range in age from 19 to 48, and face charges of possession of, delivery of or intent to deliver meth, heroin, cocaine and ecstasy. North Dakota U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon has said defendants are increasing faster than cases in western North Dakota as organized drug trafficking follows the money to the Bakken.
A Moorhead man will find out his fate in court today after leaving his baby daughter in a hot van for several hours last June. Andrew Sandstrom pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge in the death of his 5 month old daughter, Christiana.
Sandstrom admitted he left the baby in the hot vehicle while he was in charge of his six children, all under the age of seven. Court documents state he told police he fell asleep watching the children while his wife was at work. Sandstrom is set to appear in court later today. We'll have the latest on that coming up tonight on the news.
Congressional investigators say federal agencies aren't doing enough to track incidents of sexual abuse committed by school personnel. The Government Accountability Office report shows the scope of the problem is unclear, but it points to a 2004 report by the Education Department that estimated nearly 10% of students are victims of sexual abuse by school personnel.
Justin Bieber has been charged in Toronto for allegedly assaulting a limo driver last month. The 19-year-old turned himself in to a Toronto police station Wednesday evening. This is just one of his multiple incidents lately. Bieber was recently accused of drag racing under the influence in Miami Beach and egging a neighbor's home in Los Angeles.
Check out today's Forum: Learn about municipal liquor stores funneling millions into city coffers. State law is preventing Moorhead from getting in on the action, and on WDAY 6 News tonight: We will be ending the month of January with our 43rd day of below zero temps so far this winter...Drew Trafton tells us tonight how those chilly temperatures compare to years past.
Now time for our retweet of the day. It's from Budweiser.
This cute commercial has exploded on social media. It was released about 24 hours ago, and so far, it has gotten over 13 million views on YouTube! Take a peek.
(Music) Well you only need the light when it's burning low , only miss the sun when it starts to snow...only know you love her when you let her go.
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low, only hate the road when you're missin' home...only know you love her when you let her go...and you let her go...you let her go...ohh...and you let her go.(Music fades))
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