Forum staff reports
FARGO — Police are asking for help identifying two men responsible for a home burglary caught on camera Thursday, Feb. 8. Officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of 19 St. S. at 11:23 a.m. for a report of a burglary. The Fargo Police Department shared a video to its Facebook page that the homeowner captured using a mobile application that sends a notification when someone is at the front door.
FARGO – Fargo police are alerting residents that a high-risk sex offender has moved to the upstairs unit of 1320 2nd Ave. N. John Leroy Bussert, 26, was deemed a high risk to reoffend by the North Dakota Sex Offender Risk Assessment Committee, police said. He is a lifetime registrant.
WAHPETON, N.D. — Wahpeton voters will get the opportunity to decide whether they want to see their city council downsized and reorganized in the June 12 city election.
FARGO – The trial date has been set for a man accused of manslaughter and assault in a fatal brawl last year outside the HoDo, Cass County District Court documents show.
FARGO – Julie Lynn Bruggeman, an Ada, Minn., attorney, has been publicly reprimanded by the Minnesota Supreme Court for her actions in a North Dakota case, the court announced Jan. 31. The North Dakota Supreme Court had faulted her for “lack of diligence, failure to communicate with a client, and failure to properly withdraw from representation,” the Minnesota court said. She earlier received a public reprimand for the same reason in North Dakota.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Sioux Falls scored four goals in the second period to defeat the Fargo Force 4-3 Tuesday night in United States Hockey League action. Reid Stefanson scored two goals to lead the Stampede. Grant Hebert scored for Fargo in the second period. In the final period, Spencer Meier and A.J. Drobot each scored for the Force in the 15th minute to cut into the 4-1 deficit, but Sioux Falls was able to maintain its one-goal lead. The Force fell to 20-13-6 overall.
FARGO — Robin Nelson is seeking a fourth four-year term on the Fargo Board of Education in the June 12 election.
Moorhead—A Grand Forks man being held in Clay County Jail is accused of leading officers from North Dakota and Minnesota on a vehicular chase that topped 100 mph at times and ended with him and a woman believed to be a passenger being caught shortly after while they were on foot Monday night, Feb. 5, near Moorhead High School, Moorhead police reported.
FARGO – Police have identified a Fargo man found dead Monday evening under a dump truck in a lot behind an auto repair business in the 1900 block of First Avenue South. Abdelwahab Ashor, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene behind Bilal Auto Repair Workshop, 1902 1st Ave. S., Fargo police said in a statement Tuesday, Feb. 6.
WASHINGTON — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will be the keynote speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast dinner Thursday, Feb. 8.