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Police Blotter: Search warrant leads to reported drug bust

A search warrant led to the arrest of five Dickinson residents on Tuesday afternoon on the 800 block of Brick Drive.

The Dickinson Police Department obtained the warrant for an investigation into a burglary that occurred at Queen City Manor in the morning, in which some property was taken.

When officers searched the residence of the main suspect in the burglary, Sgt. Dave Wallace said police found four individuals, along with narcotics and drug paraphernalia lying in plain sight.

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with possession of meth paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor, while a 28-year-old man was discovered to have a previous city warrant.

Additionally, a 27-year-old man who happened to walk up to the residence during the search was arrested after officers discovered he had outstanding city and Stark County warrants. The man was also illegally carrying a concealed firearm, a Class A misdemeanor.

Charges are still pending for the 28-year-old man, a 48-year-old man and a 23-year old man, Wallace said.

Police are still looking for the suspect in the burglary. The incidents are under investigation.

Boy injured after bicycle runs into vehicle

A boy was taken to CHI St. Joseph’s Health on Tuesday afternoon after his bicycle reportedly slammed into a vehicle near American West Plaza on the 300 block of West Villard Street.

The boy was treated and released. About $600 worth of damage was done to the vehicle, while there was $100 in damage to the bicycle.

Police are still investigating the incident.

Andrew Wernette

Wernette came to The Dickinson Press from his home state of Michigan in April 2015 as reporter for the newspaper's energy, political, crime, courts and cops beats. Before The Press, Wernette worked at his university's newspaper as a section editor, as well as interned at a local county paper as a reporter. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, writing, cooking, taking a stroll and planning his next world travel adventure.

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