WPD – On May 12, 2024, at approximately 1:44 p.m., the Williston Police Department was dispatched to the 400 Block of 11th Ave W for a report of an unresponsive person who was believed to be deceased. Upon arrival, officers confirmed the presence of a deceased individual matching the description of Breeanna Ward, who was reported missing on February 28, 2024. Preliminary indicators suggest that the deceased individual is Breeanna Ward, however positive identification has yet to be made.The investigation into the circumstances surrounding this individuals death is currently ongoing. The Williston Police Department is working diligently to gather all relevant information and will provide updates as they become available.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is urged to contact the Williston Police Department at 701.577.1212


Williston Police Department Investigating Missing Person

On February 28, 2024, at approximately 6:39 p.m., the Williston Police Department received a report of a missing person. The missing person was identified as Breeanna Nicole Ward, age 27. No clothing description is available, last seen in Williston, with the last confirmed contact around February 25, 2024.

Individuals have claimed to have communicated with her, but Law Enforcement has NOT been able to make contact at this time. Her Facebook appears to be being updated by someone other than Breeanna. Several tips were called in over the weekend and the Williston Police Department has followed up on each of those.

Breeanna does have family in the Fairview, MT area.

The Williston Police Department will continue to follow up on any information the public can provide. Please contact the Williston Police Department at 701-577-1212, if you have any information on the location of Breeanna.

She was last seen in Williston ND. Ward is 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds. She has shoulder length dark auburn hair. Ward lived with her boyfriend at the time.