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Community Response Successful in Identifying Vehicle

Post Date:02/12/2015 12:20 pm

 On February 9, 2015, the Moorhead Police Department held a News Conference requesting the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle.  The vehicle was captured on surveillance cameras on an adjacent property to where Thomas Bearson's body was found.  As a result of assistance from many community members, the vehicle and owner were identified.  Investigators are comfortable that this vehicle is not associated with the on-going homicide investigation.  The vehicle owner has requested to not be identified; however the vehicle in question was a 2005 Nissan Maxima.  This vehicle type was among the tips received from helpful citizens. 

The community wide support is greatly appreciated as investigators continue to follow-up various leads.  Through community partnerships we are more efficient with police resources.  Investigators on this case confirm there is a lot of follow-up being conducted on this investigation and value the continued community involvement to strive toward identifying the responsible party in this tragic crime. 


Moorhead Police Department

Lt. Tory Jacobson


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