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Man accused of Dickinson trailer park shooting arrested in Montana

The man accused of shooting another man at a Dickinson trailer park in June has been arrested at a Montana farm.

Patrick Joseph Lohan, 37, was arrested at 9 p.m. Thursday near Hardin, Mont., in relation to a Stark County warrant for armed robbery, a Class A felony.

Lohan allegedly shot a man at Huether’s Villa Trailer Park in Dickinson in the early morning hours of June 20 after a verbal and physical confrontation. Dickinson Police detectives had been tracking Lohan throughout the week.

After confirming his potential whereabouts, they solicited the assistance of the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms to facilitate his arrest, according to a statement.

The Big Horn County authorities located him on a farmstead outside of Hardin and was taken into custody without incident. He is being held in the Big Horn County Jail pending extradition to Stark County.

Dustin Monke

Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins in 2014, as well as its national first-place honors for Community Leadership in the Inland Daily Press Association and contributed to the first-place Inland award for Investigative Reporting. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occasional Sunday column, is a member of The Press' Editorial Board, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and action movies, exercises whenever his schedule allows, and spends every minute he can with his wife and son.

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