Local man arrested in luring investigation

Staff reports
Allan Vetsch

Allan Richard Vetsch, 40, of Devils Lake was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 25 by officers from the Fargo Police Department.

According to a communication from the Fargo Police, in June of 2010, the Fargo Police Department began conducting a proactive investigation into online luring as part of its membership in the state Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

As a result of that investigation, Vetsch was arrested and charged with Luring a Minor by Computer or Other Electronic Means: which is a Class C Felony punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a $5,000 fine.

Fargo Police, along with Devils Lake Police and the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Vetsch in Devils Lake and brought him to the Lake Region Correctional Facility.