GRAND FORKS MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING FORD PICKUP

On Sunday, June 9 at about 2:29 p.m. officers of the Grand Forks Police Dept. took a report of a stolen motor vehicle from 2530 17th Ave. S.  The victim reported that sometime overnight someone took his 2000 Ford F-150 pickup.  At about 3:36 p.m. an officer of the Grand Forks Police Dept. saw the pickup in the parking lot at 2505 13th Ave. S. occupied by one male subject.  Upon approach by the officer, the man got out of the pickup and ran to the east into the Springbrook Ct. / Fallcreek Ct. residential area.  A perimeter was set up and after about 20 minutes the male subject was seen running between houses.  An officer was able to capture the man in the back yard of one of the residences.  The man, Xavier Ferguson, age 23 of Grand Forks was booked into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center on the charges of Motor Vehicle Theft and Fleeing from Police.