Starting Sept. 5, area law enforcement agencies will be taking part in a statewide texting while driving enforcement campaign throughout September. The campaign is being funded by a federal government grant administered through the North Dakota Department of Transportation.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 28: * 6 traffic citations * 3 traffic warnings * 5 accidents investigated * 8 criminal arrests * 5 juvenile referrals * 3 warrants served * 15 crimes investigated
The American Red Cross has sent 19 volunteers from the Dakotas region to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief effort in Texas, but more help is needed.
There will be no garbage pickup on Monday, Sept. 4, due to the Labor Day holiday, according to the city engineer’s office. For Sept. 4-7, the garbage pickup will be as follows: Monday’s garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 5; Tuesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday, Sept. 6; Wednesday’s and Thursday’s routes will be picked up on Thursday, Sept. 7; and there will be normal garbage pickup on Friday, Sept. 8. Garbage routes begin at 7 a.m. each morning.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 25: * 6 traffic citations * 1 accident investigated * 3 criminal arrests * 6 warrants served * 6 crimes investigated * 30 public assistance calls * 4 animal calls
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 24: * 7 traffic citations * 1 parking ticket * 2 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 2 warrants served * 3 crimes investigated * 33 public assistance calls
A Tioga, N.D., teenager died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday evening about 2 miles south of White Earth, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Tanner Bagley, 17, was ejected from an SUV that overturned after going into a ditch on 65th Street Southwest in Mountrail County and died, the patrol said. Skyler Bagley, 15, Tioga, was driving the 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV that overturned on the gravel road at about 8:27 p.m.
A rental training event for landlords and tenants will be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Quality Inn & Suites in Jamestown. Stutsman County Housing Authority, Money Follows the Person and High Plains Fair Housing Center are sponsoring the event. The landlord session is from 8 a.m. to noon and includes the following topics: landlord legal responsibilities, child protective services, vulnerable adults, fair housing and criminal guidance, service animals and reasonable accommodations.
The North Dakota Department of Health on Thursday reported the state’s first West Nile virus-related death of 2017. The victim, who was not named, was over age 60 and suffering from underlying medical conditions, according to the department. The woman resided in central North Dakota and died while hospitalized.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 23: * 1 traffic warning * 1 accident investigated * 5 criminal arrests * 6 warrants served * 7 crimes investigated * 41 public assistance calls * 2 animal calls