Dickinson Police Blotter: Dec. 1 - 5

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DICKINSON — These are a few of the calls responded to by the Dickinson Police Department from Thursday, Dec. 1 to Monday, Dec. 5.


8:18 a.m., a juvenile male was cited in juvenile court for stealing a turtle from Paw & Claw Pet Place and taking it to school.

2:42 p.m., in the West Ridge Drive area near Menards, a neighbor did not agree with how a child was dressed. The individual offered to help the mother and was refused. Police were called and no actions were taken.

11:25 p.m., a 47 year old Hispanic male was found deceased by a roommate. Chronic alcoholism was noted as a potential cause of death.

11:54 p.m., officers responded to a call regarding a fight between two males. On arrival one suspect had already left the scene and the other wanted no action taken. No charges were filed.



3:54 p.m., a 16 year old was cited for stealing a Red Bull from The Hub on Villard St.


8:40 a.m., a house was egged on 10th Avenue West. No permanent damage was inflicted.

1:47 p.m., a 17 year old female was cited in the vicinity of 18th Street West for simple assault/domestic violence. She allegedly struck her mother with a purse and bit her father during an argument. The teen was remanded to the custody of Sunrise Youth Bureau for the evening.


2:42 a.m., officers responded to a domestic violence call that turned out to be a verbal argument. No further action was taken.

3:43 a.m., a hit run and accident occurred on 4th Avenue Southwest. Further details were not immediately available.

Editor’s note: Back by popular demand and public request, The Dickinson Press will once again be providing highlights from the Dickinson Police blotter on a weekly basis each Wednesday.

Jason O’Day is a University of Iowa graduate, with Bachelor’s Degrees in Journalism and Political Science. Before moving to Dickinson in September of 2021, he was a general news reporter at the Creston News Advertiser in southwest Iowa. He was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. With a passion for the outdoors and his Catholic faith, he’s loving life on the Western Edge. His reporting focuses on Stark County government and surrounding rural communities.
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