Grand Forks Police Department
122 S. 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

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    City of Grand Forks Police Department
    News Release

    Request for Public Assistance

    Date & Time of Event:June 9th, 2013 @ 1:55 am
    Location:Demers Ave and 3rd St
    ICR #:201303669
    Investigating Officer:Det. Mike Jennings
    Supervisor:Sgt. William Wyatt
    Daytime Contact Person at PD:
    Release Prepared By:Sgt. William Wyatt
    Date of Release:07/03/2013
    Time of Release:1:15pm


    The Grand Forks Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation. On June 9, 2013 at approximately 1:55 a.m. a fight took place in downtown Grand Forks near the intersection of Demers Avenue and N 3rd Street. As a result of this fight, Steven Lopez, a 21 year old Mayville, North Dakota resident was injured and hospitalized. Through witness interviews investigators have learned that multiple people were either recording video or taking photographs of this fight as it happened with their cellular telephones. The Grand Forks Police Department is requesting anyone who may have witnessed or recorded this incident to please come forward and help identify those involved.
    Please contact the Grand Forks Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau by telephone at 787-8000 or e-mail us at