More than 4 pounds of methamphetamine was discovered in a vehicle by a deputy from the Morton County Sheriff's Department following a traffic stop early Saturday, the sheriff's department said. At about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, the deputy stopped a car going eastbound on Interstate 94 for speeding in a 60 mph zone near mile marker 153. The deputy and K9 approached the rental vehicle when the dog alerted the deputy to the presence of drugs.
Jamestown Fire Department calls Feb. 2-15: Feb. 3: 8:16 p.m., ready squad responded to 2404 Circle Drive, North Dakota State Hospital-Tompkins Building, to investigate fire alarm activation. Firefighters checked for smoke/fire; none was detected. Cause: steam set the fire alarm off. Fire alarm was reset. Time out: 35 minutes.
Ellendale scored 22 first-quarter points and never looked back in a 55-41 win over Kidder County in Class B boys basketball action on Friday night. Brennen Vance had game-high honors with 23 points for Ellendale, which led 22-8 after eight minutes. Luke Wertz added 10 in the win. Brighton Fallgatter's 17 markers led the Pirates. Alec Stroh chipped in with 10. Ellendale 55, Kidder County 41 ELL 22 30 40 55 KC 8 17 30 41
Schmeichel contributing to Mystics' success Taylor Schmeichel was recently named Bismarck State College's athlete of the week. Schmeichel, a 2016 graduate of Jamestown High School, is a freshman for the Mystics. The 5-foot-8 guard is averaging 2.9 rebounds per game and coach Jason Harris said Schmeichel's 3-point shooting also is helping the team.
Jamestown High School's Noah Braun and Braden Hatcher each won their opening matches at the state wrestling tournament on Thursday at the Fargodome. Hatcher and Braun each won by fall to account for the lone wins for the Blue Jays on the day. Also on Thursday, several Class B wrestlers advanced to the semifinals, including five Carrington Cardinals. The two-time defending Cardinals are also tied for the team lead after day 1 of competition.
Jamestown High School hung with fifth-ranked Bismarck Century for a half on Thursday night. But the powerful Patriots gained control in the second stanza and pulled away for a 75-49 victory in the Capital City. Century won the girls game big, 76-38. The Blue Jays host Dickinson on Saturday night at 5:45 and 7:45 p.m. Century 75, JHS 49 Despite falling behind 11-2 early, the Blue Jays boys battled back to make it interesting at halftime. Jamestown trailed just 30-25 at the intermission.
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An 18-year-old Jamestown woman was injured in a crash Wednesday after the vehicle she was driving struck a tree on the southbound entrance ramp to Interstate 29, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
IN THE RECORD Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Feb. 15: * 8 traffic citations * 9 traffic warnings * 4 accidents investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 1 warrant served * 5 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call * 29 public assistance calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 15: * 1 accident * 1 animal call * 2 assist other agency * 5 civil process services * 1 suspicious activity call