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Pellet gun, Taser involved in Monday disputes at Walmart

A man faces a concealed weapon charge after displaying a pellet gun in the Super Walmart parking lot Monday evening.

At about 5:30 p.m., police responded after someone reported seeing 48-year-old Dickinson man Troy Cave display the gun and then put it back under his jacket, Dickinson police Det. Terry Oestreich said.

‘Acting like adults’

The winter weather led to a parking spot battle at the Custers Crossing apartment complex in southeast Dickinson on Monday afternoon.

At about 2:30 p.m., police were dispatched to an argument between neighbors. One had shoveled out a parking spot and then gone back into his apartment for a couple minutes, and then another man pulled his pickup into the spot, leading to the dispute.

“The officer spoke with the two about acting like adults,” Oestreich said.

Police also dealt with 25 motorist assists from the harsh winter weather Monday — mostly people getting stuck.

“I guess we just ask that they use common sense when they ... drive,” Oestreich said. “If you got a foot of snow you’re not going anywhere in a two-wheel drive vehicle.”

Loud music dispute involves Taser

Repeated issues with loud music led to a Monday night neighbor disturbance at North Hill Apartments, where one neighbor displayed a Taser gun, Oestreich said.

“Apparently there was an ongoing issue” with loud music, he said.

It’s up to the state’s attorney whether to charge, and if the charge is for disorderly conduct, menacing or something else, Oestreich said.

$10K in power tools reported stolen

A man reported $10,000 of stolen tools, mostly DeWalt power tools, from a garage at a south side residence.

While the man reported the theft Monday morning, it “happened a while ago” and was just noticed recently, Oestreich said. Police aren’t planning further investigation at this time.

“We don’t have too much else to go on on that,” Oestreich said.