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
A Jamestown man is facing nine charges in Southeast District Court, including terrorizing and gross sexual imposition.
Law enforcement agencies across North Dakota took part in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign from July 1 through Aug. 15, yielding 4,308 citations, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Of the 4,308 citations issued, 1,521 were for failure to wear a seat belt and 58 were for child restraint violations.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 22: * 2 traffic citations * 2 traffic warnings * 3 accidents investigated * 8 warrants served * 4 crimes investigated * 38 public assistance calls
The James River Valley Library System Library Board approved Monday a new pay scale for starting wages for library employees. The board approved 4-0 the pay scale on a recommendation from JRVLS Director Joe Rector. The library assistant beginning pay range is now $10 to $13 an hour, instead of the $9 to $15 an hour from before.
The east frontage road in Jamestown along U.S. Highway 281 South, between 25th and 26th Streets Southwest, is closed for utility repairs, according to the city engineer’s office. The road will reopen as soon as possible.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 21: * 13 traffic citations * 9 traffic warnings * 3 accidents investigated * 5 criminal arrests * 3 juvenile referrals * 1 warrant served * 5 crimes investigated
The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office identified the man Thursday whose body was recovered in a lake Wednesday after a crash near Streeter. Garrick Bonnett, 25, Streeter, was found dead around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Maj. Jason Falk, investigator with the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office. He said the case is under investigation, and no cause of death has been determined.
Two North Dakota men died Thursday morning when the pickup truck they were riding in crashed in Ward County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said the two Minot men, ages 37 and 29, were ejected from the pickup and died at the scene of the crash. Their names will not be released until sometime Friday pending notification of family.