March 15, 2023

Williston Police investigate stabbing

The Williston Police Department currently has 22 year-old Justin Savidge in custody following a stabbing Tuesday, March 7.
According to the statement released by the department, the Williston Police Department responded to a report of a possible physical domestic in the 1800 block of 5th Ave. W. at approximately 11:32 p.m. on March 7.
When officers arrived on scene, they discovered a female victim with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for medical care and was considered to be in stable condition.
The suspect, Savidge, was located on scene and taken into custody.
The Williston Police Department believes it was an isolated event and that there is no danger to the public stemming from the incident.
The investigation is ongoing and the staff at the McKenzie County Farmer will continue to follow the incident for updates.