Category: Sheriff’s Office

Williams County Deputies apprehend man for assault and attempted murder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2022 For more information, contact Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us WILLISTON, N.D. (November 14, 2022) – On November 13, 2022, at approximately 12:43 am, Williams County Deputies and members of the Williston Police Department responded to a report of an assault with a knife at CHI St. Alexius Hospital … Continued

Williams County Deputies respond to unattended body

UPDATE – November 1, 2022 On November 1, 2022, the North Dakota Medical Examiners Office contacted the Williams County Sheriff’s Office to report that the unidentified body found north of Williston on October 28, 2022 has been confirmed as 51-year-old Leonard Higdon. Dental records were used for the positive identification of Higdon. Manner of death … Continued

Williams County Sheriff’s Office apprehends suspect after vehicle, foot pursuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2022 For more information, contact Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Williams County Sheriff’s Office apprehends suspect after vehicle, foot pursuit WILLISTON, N.D. (September 12, 2022) – On Sunday, September 11, 2022, at approximately 8 am, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to assist the Williston Police Department with … Continued

Williams County Sheriff’s Office apprehends male on murder, terrorizing charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2022 For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Williston, N.D., (June 21, 2022) – The Williams County Sheriff’s Office received a call on June 19, 2022, regarding an incident involving a shooting in rural Williams County. Upon arrival on the scene, Deputies found that Leslie Anne … Continued

Sheriff’s Office arrests adult male for possession of child pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2022   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office arrests adult male for possession of child pornography   Williston, N.D., (January 24, 2022) – On January 5, 2022, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office began investigating 50-year-old Thomas Stidd of Williston for possessing child pornography. … Continued

Sheriff’s Office responds to suspicious individual

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2022   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office responds to suspicious individual   Williston, N.D., (January 10, 2022) – On January 9, 2022, at approximately 10:49 pm, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lukenbill Estates in Missouri Ridge Township, Williams County for … Continued

12/30/2021: Sheriff’s Office responds to report of gunshot wound

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 30, 2021   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office responds to report of gunshot wound Williston, N.D., (December 30, 2021) – On December 30, 2021 at approximately 12:05 pm the Williams County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of 141st Avenue NW and 45th Street NW … Continued

5/17/2021: Sheriff’s Office responds to drowning in the Little Muddy River

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office responds to drowning in the Little Muddy River Williston, N.D., (May 18, 2021) – On May 17, 2021, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported drowning in the Little Muddy River near 135th … Continued

5/6/2021: Sheriff’s Office arrests 34-year-old male for Gross Sexual Imposition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021   For more information, contact: Williams County Sheriff’s Office 701-577-7700 sheriff@co.williams.nd.us   Sheriff’s Office arrests 34-year-old male for Gross Sexual Imposition Williston, N.D., (May 18, 2021) – On May 6, 2021, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office received a report of sexual abuse of a minor female. After investigating the … Continued

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