Was it appropriate for Fargo Mayor Mahoney to intervene in investigation involving his son?


MINOT, N.D. — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said his son was the victim in an October 2021 robbery incident that is still under criminal investigation by the Fargo Police Department.

It’s not clear what happened from the publicly available information.

When I made an open records request for information about the incident I received a report that was so thoroughly redacted only a few words could be read (the redactions were made under state law exempting information related to victim information, criminal investigations, and 911 calls).

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