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Police Blotter: 2 teenagers caught running naked through field

Two 15-year-old boys are being referred to juvenile court after they were caught running nude through a field southeast of Dickinson around the 10700 block of 39th Street South on at about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office picked up the two boys. Major Fern Moser said, according to the incident report, “they decided they had nothing better to do but run across a field naked.”

Moser said there are no charges listed, but that the boys had been referred to juvenile court for review.

Man found with self-inflicted gunshot wound

Police responded to an ambulance request on the 800 block of Pheasant Run Avenue at about 7:09 p.m. Thursday after a 38-year-old Dickinson man was found in a residence with what appeared to be self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Dickinson Police Sgt. Dave Wallace said the incident remains under investigation, and said he did not have updated information regarding whether or not the man was alive.

Police don’t release information about incident at West Ridge apartments 

Dickinson Police did not release information about an incident that occurred at the West Ridge Apartments on the 1400 block of Roughrider Boulevard at about 7:16 p.m. Thursday.

Police detectives are working with the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation on the case, which remains under investigation.

Mini-bike, tent stolen from residence

Police are investigating the alleged theft of a 49cc “pocket rocket” mini-bike and a tent from a residence at the 1100 Wahl Street, Wallace said.

No further details were available.

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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