Cass County Deputy Arrested for DUI
CASS COUNTY, N.D. (August 3rd, 2021) – Around 6:00 PM August 2, 2021, Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner was notified by the Fargo Police Department that they had responded to a crash involving a Cass County Deputy. The crash occurred at Custom Express Car Wash in South Fargo.
Through their investigation, the driver of the vehicle was identified as Cass County Deputy Jacob Danielson. During the investigation, it was learned that his two children were present during the crash and no injuries were reported. Danielson was subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol with a minor present.
Danielson began his employment with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office in May of 2020 and his current assignment is as a licensed correctional deputy in the Cass County Jail. An internal investigation within the Cass County Sheriff’s Office will take place and Danielson will be placed on administrative leave.
Statement from Sheriff Jahner, “In order to maintain the trust of the citizens we serve, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office will strive to be accountable and transparent in these types of situations. Although we realize that police officers can make mistakes, they are not above the law and need to maintain a high level of professionalism at all times and be held accountable when necessary. I want to thank the Fargo Police Department for investigating this incident and performing their duties in a professional manner.”
TOO MUCH OF THAT DRUG STUFF TO DRIVE FOR KRISTINA JO BUDKE IN LAUNCH INTO SPACE
A driver from Fargo didn’t want to wait for the next space shuttle and decided to blast off in her own space shot. Fargo Police report that on August 4, 2021, at 5:30 a.m., Fargo Police Officers, along with Fargo Fire and FM Ambulance, responded to a report of a one-vehicle crash on 1 Ave. N. and 11 St. N. Officers learned the driver of the vehicle, identified as Kristina Jo Budke, 36, of Fargo, was traveling westbound on 1 Ave N at a high rate of speed and lost control of her vehicle in the 1000 block of 1 Ave. N.
Once Budke was removed from the vehicle, she was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for minor injuries. A Drug Recognition Expert Officer identified signs of drug impairment with Budke and conducted an investigation. Budke was cited and released for DUI. The investigation is ongoing, and additional charges may be forthcoming.
|Defendant||BUDKE, KRISTINA JO||Female|
|MOORHEAD, MN 56560|
|Plaintiff||State of North Dakota|
|Charges: BUDKE, KRISTINA JO||Citation||Statute||Level||Date|
|1.||TR-Speeding-36-45mph over||0007058711||39-09-02||Moving Violation||04/04/2019|
1. TR-Speeding-36-45mph overGuilty
1. TR-Speeding-36-45mph overGuilty – Administrative Traffic
|BECIRAJ KUJTIM SADIK||10/15/1995||8/4/2021||2021-00003275||ND||DUI/APC – 1ST OFFENSE||New Charge|
Brody Austin Matzke building his resume one arrest at a time
|MATZKE BRODY AUSTIN||10/3/1999||5/22/2021||2021-00002123||ND||DUI/APC – 1ST OFFENSE||New Charge|
|Case Number||Citation Number||Defendant Info||Filed/Location/Judicial Officer||Type/Status||Charge(s)|
|WF-2020-TR-01645||1950900549||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||08/10/2020– West Fargo MunicipalDonarski, Michelle||Administrative Traffic E-CitationClosed||Speeding 10 Mph Over Limit|
|WF-2020-TR-02721||2010900191||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||12/07/2020– West Fargo MunicipalDonarski, Michelle||Administrative Traffic E-CitationClosed||Speeding 48 Mph Over Limit|
|WF-2020-CR-01212||2010900192||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||12/08/2020– West Fargo MunicipalDonarski, Michelle||MisdemeanorClosed||Reckless Driving|
|09-2020-CR-05432||00||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||12/10/2020– Cass CountyBrady, Reid||FelonyClosed as Misdemeanor||MenacingDomestic violence-Bodily injury|
|09-2021-CR-02112||00||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||05/13/2021– Cass CountyBailey, Susan L||MisdemeanorClosed||Poss of CS-MethamphetamineUnlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-Use-SI, SII, SIII|
|09-2021-CR-02275||0||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||05/24/2021– Cass CountyBrady, Reid||FelonyRe-Opened||Reckless endangerment-Extreme Indifference|
|09-2021-CR-02931||0005781569||MATZKE, BRODY AUSTIN1999||05/24/2021– Cass CountyWebb, Wade L||City TransferClosed||DUI – DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE|