Arthur Prince is a drifter that stabbed 14-year-old Jupiter Paulsen more than 20 times in a random attack while skateboarding to her mothers’ house on Friday, June 4, in Fargo, North Dakota. Jupiter Paulsen later died from her injuries. At the time of the shooting, Kollie told police that he was high on Meth at the time of the random stabbing. Her Father said on GoFundme, that Kollie died June 8, four days after she was attacked.
Who is Arthur Prince Kollie?
As per the police reports, Arthur Kollie is a 22-year-old drifter without any fixed address. He was arrested on Friday, June 4 on aggravated assault, robbery, and attempted murder charges. However, after Jupiter’s death, he will face murder charges according to court documents.
Attack on Jupiter Paulsen
According to a police report, the random attack occurred on the morning of June 4, in a parking lot of a strip mall in the West Acres section of Fargo. Daisy was allegedly skateboarding from her father’s house to her mother’s at around 7 a.m on Friday morning when she was attacked and robbed.
14-Year-Old Fargo, ND Girl Violently Beaten, Strangled and Stabbed to Death in Racial Hate Crime by Stranger Arthur Prince Kollie While Skateboarding https://t.co/I5IX4i1QCU
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Court documents indicate that a city sanitation worker was driving by when he saw a man in a white T-shirt and black pants “leaning or standing” over Paulsen. “The offender had one hand on the victim’s nose and the other hand on her throat.” The report also said that Kollie ran away once the city employee came close.
According to Fargo police, officers were dispatched to a report of a bloody unconscious female, found near a strip mall at 4340 13th Avenue south just before 7 a.m. The victim later identified as Jupiter Paulsen was taken to a local hospital.
The incident was also captured on video surveillance that shows the assault occurred for about 25 minutes before the garbage man caused the suspect to run away. Police indicated that Kollie took Jupiter’s backpack and cell phone. Kollie was later tracked into nearby stores, where surveillance video showed him changing clothes leaving behind bloody items.
Arthur Kollie Suffers from Anxiety, Depression, and Multiple Personality Disorder
Court documents indicate that Kollie told investigators that he suffers from anxiety, depression, and multiple personality disorder and is presently living at Stepping Stones Resource Center. Kollie stated that he used meth on the afternoon before and had not slept since using it. Kollie stated he did not recall the incident, but he admitted to walking in the area at the time. Kollie did not admit to harming the victim, but documents say he had fresh cuts on his hand.
According to court documents when told by investigators what he was to be charged with he said, “attempted murder, as is she alive? or what? What does attempted murder mean?”
Arthur Kollie Arrest and Charges
Kollie is being held on $1 million bail at the Cass County Jail after making his appearance before a judge in County Court. He is scheduled to appear in court again for a preliminary hearing on July 14, 2021. The case is being overseen by Judicial officer John Irby.
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After the death of Jupiter Paulsen, Kollie will be charged with murder. At the time of the Assault, Kollier was reportedly on probation for assaulting a police officer in 2017.
Kollie has Other Charges Related to Fight, Running from Police, & Trespassing at a Gas Station
According to Heavy.com, Kollie has been arrested three times in Cass County in 2021. One of the arrests took place just days before he is accused of killing Jupiter Paulsen.
According to Cass County court records, Kollie was charged with criminal trespass on February 4, 2021, and pleaded guilty on April 26, 2021, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail, with 25 days suspended. He was arrested on April 26, 2021, the day of his sentencing, on a charge of unlawful possession of marijuana, and sentenced to unsupervised probation. He was arrested on June 1, 2021, and charged with resisting a police officer. He pleaded guilty the same day of his arrest and was given a deferred sentence and 11 months of unsupervised probation.
The trespassing case stemmed from an incident at a gas station and the resisting arrest charge came after Kollie was accused of being in a fight at Fort Noks, a downtown Fargo bar.