Grafton man charged following serious roll over crash

(Grafton, ND) — A 35-year-old Grafton man is behind bars, facing a pair of Class C felonies, along with two misdemeanors, after a roll over accident east of Grafton.

According to court documents, on January 12, authorities were dispatched to a roll over accident on Walsh County Road 11, approximately two miles east of Grafton. When authorities arrived on scene, no one was in the vehicle, but blood was observed throughout the vehicle, as well as on the sides. Multiple open and closed beer cans were littered throughout the vehicle and on the crash scene.

During the investigation, the vehicle was determined to belong to 35-year-old Justin W. Moe. While on scene, Moe, along with a female, arrived on scene. The female told authorities she had picked up Moe from the crash scene and that he was intoxicated.

Several lacerations were observed on Moe’s face. He was slurring his speech and authorities say his eyes were glossy. Moe also exhibited poor balance and a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emitted from Moe.

Moe was arrested and has been charged with Class C felones of leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury and reckless endangerment with extreme indifference. He was also charged with DUI and DUI refusal.

Moe is being held in the Walsh County Jail on $10,000 cash or surety bond.