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Police Blotter: 5 minors arrested after reported for fighting in parking lot

Five individuals from Dickinson have been arrested for minor in consumption after they were reported for fight on Monday, according to the Dickinson Police Department.

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Dickinson police responded to the parking lot of Holiday Inn Express & Suites at approximately 11 p.m. Officers asked Casey Pladson, 20, Bryce Reisenauer, 20, Ashley Wanner, 18, Cole Hecker, 18, and Cody Dukart, 20, why they were fighting. Officers determined they were allegedly drinking and arrested all five, Capt. David Wilkie said.

Steam cleaner, trailer reported stolen

Two items were reported stolen over the weekend, Dickinson Police Capt. David Wilkie said.

An orange steam cleaner was reported missing from Dan Porter Motors in Dickinson. The steam cleaner, valued at $9,000, was in a storage unit, Wilkie said. The unit was broken into sometime over the weekend and the steam cleaner was taken.

A 12-foot trailer was also stolen sometime over the weekend from K&M Cabinetry in Dickinson. A value was not given on the trailer.

April Baumgarten
April Baumgarten joined the Grand Forks Herald May 19, 2015, as the news editor. She works with a team of talented journalists and editors, who strive to give the Grand Forks area the quality news readers deserve to know. Baumgarten grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, where her family continues to raise registered Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at Jamestown (N.D.) College, now known as University of Jamestown. During her time at the college,  she worked as a reporter and editor-in-chief for the university's newspaper, The Collegian. Baumgarten previously worked for The Dickinson Press as the Dickinson city government and energy reporter in 2011 before becoming the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican. She then returned to The Press as a news editor, where she helped lead an award-winning newsroom in recording the historical oil boom.