BISMARCK -- Five cases of identity theft involving the creation of Verizon Wireless accounts without the individuals’ knowledge have been reported to the Bismarck police this month. While most of the victims have received only a bill for services, one individual also received an iPhone X, which was not ordered, in the mail.
BISMARCK -- A 40-year-old Lincoln man exposed himself to three women and will likely face charges.
LINCOLN, N.D. -- A boil water order is currently in effect in the city of Lincoln just outside of Bismarck after a water sample from a house tested positive for E.coli bacteria. The North Dakota Department of Health notified city officials this morning that E.coli bacteria was found in water samples taken from a home on June 11 and June 18.
BISMARCK -- The Missouri River will rise another foot and a half near Bismarck this week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again steps up releases from the Garrison Dam, which is cresting 7.25 feet below 2011 flood levels. Water released will go from 44,000 cubic feet per second to 52,000 cfs over the next three days, reaching the 52,000 cfs rate on Wednesday and continuing at this rate into early July. That is equal to 388,987 gallons per second. The increase is due to continued rapid snowpack melt and rainfall runoff.
BISMARCK -- A Bismarck man was reportedly robbed and assaulted shortly after he voted at Bismarck polling place on Tuesday, June 15. Randy Travis Campbell, 27, of Sterling has been charged with felony robbery after allegedly ransacking the man's vehicle, assaulting him then pulling a knife and telling the man he was going to kill him. Campbell had an initial appearance Wednesday afternoon, where South Central District Judge Gail Hagerty set his bond at $10,000.
ELGIN, N.D. - A 100-mile rummage sale along state Highway 21 through southwest North Dakota will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. “With approximately 100 rummage sales along the 100-mile route, this is the state’s original 100-mile rummage sale event in North Dakota,” said Luann Dart, the event’s coordinator. “What started as a rather simple idea 17 years ago has now grown to an event that attracts visitors from across the state, out of state and Canada.
BISMARCK -- A Mandan man was indicted Wednesday, June 6, on federal charges, including attempted sexual exploitation of a child. Court documents indicate allegations of child sex abuse involving boys younger than 15 date back to 1998. Kyle Rollin Kennedy, 33, has been charged with federal counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a child, possession of images depicting the sexual exploitation of children and transfer of obscene materials to a minor.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A pipeline struck during construction last week in McKenzie County caused a brine spill of 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons, according to a statement from the North Dakota Department of Health released on Wednesday. The spill occurred May 29 about 15 miles southeast of Watford City when a produced water pipeline was struck during installation of a water line, the health department said.
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a pipeline conversion project Tuesday, May 29, that will deliver more crude oil to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Hess proposed to convert about 19 miles of gathering pipelines in McKenzie County to transmission lines and add three booster pumps to increase capacity, said Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak.
BISMARCK -- Former Burleigh County sheriff’s deputy and narcotics officer Kerry Komrosky of Bismarck pleaded not guilty Tuesday, May 29, to charges related to drugs state investigators say were found in his home including ones possibly taken from the state crime lab. The 31-year-old faces charges of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and felony theft of property, as well as two misdemeanor counts.