Police Blotter: New England man arrested after groping nurse

A 20-year-old New England man was charged with three Class B misdemeanors after allegedly sexually assaulting nurses at CHI St. Joseph's Health early Sunday morning, Dickinson Police Capt. David Wilkie said.

A 20-year-old New England man was charged with three Class B misdemeanors after allegedly sexually assaulting nurses at CHI St. Joseph’s Health early Sunday morning, Dickinson Police Capt. David Wilkie said.

The man was brought to the hospital by the Billings County Ambulance for a head injury and allegedly groped and made sexual comments to female nurses while they were examining him.

He was cited for sexual assault, minor in consumption and disorderly conduct.


Dickinson woman arrested for DUI after parking in residential yard


A 26-year-old Dickinson woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence Friday night on the 400 block of 10th Avenue East.

Wilkie said police responded to a dispatch call about a red Mazda car parked in the middle of a street. Officers found the car parked in a residential yard. The woman exited the vehicle and was arrested for a DUI after sobriety tests.

She was transported to St. Joseph’s Health for monitoring.


Family Fare employee caught with marijuana in break room

A 19-year-old Dickinson man and Family Fare employee was cited Sunday after he was found to have marijuana and smoking devices in the break room of the supermarket’s West Ridge location on Roughrider Boulevard.

Wilkie said an employee detected a strong marijuana odor, which led the store manager to search the employee’s bag. The drugs and paraphernalia were turned over to Dickinson police.

The man was cited for possession of a controlled substance.



Richardton man arrested on multiple charges

Stark County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 26-year-old Richardton man on multiple charges after receiving a driver complaint in a rural area north of Gladstone at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, Sheriff Terry Oestreich said.

The man was found found passed out in his vehicle and was arrested for possession of a concealed weapon, a Class A misdemeanor, as well as actual physical control and driving under suspension, both Class B misdemeanors.


Police searching for man believed to be carrying backpack full of drugs

Dickinson police are searching for a black male they believe dropped a backpack full of drugs and drug paraphernalia on the 1000 block of Enterprise Avenue following a suspicious person report early Friday morning, Wilkie said.

An officer located a man fitting the description, though because he was not carrying a backpack, the man was not detained.


Shortly after, a different officer located the backpack fitting the description of the one the man was allegedly carrying. It contained methamphetamine, marijuana, methadone pills, smoking devices and a white powder substance.

Police are investigating the incident.


Dickinson man arrested on domestic violence charges

A 25-year-old Dickinson man was arrested late Saturday night on domestic violence (simple assault) charges after allegedly hitting and grabbing his female roommate.

Wilkie said officers reported a bruise under the woman’s left eye when they responded to the call on the 2000 block of Yellowstone Circle.

The man was taken to the Dickinson Adult Detention Center.


Officers cite man for drugs in apartment

A 26-year-old Dickinson man was cited for marijuana possession Saturday night after officers were called to his apartment in the 100 block of Ninth Avenue East.

Wilkie said the man relinquished his drugs to the police and admitted to using them. He was not arrested.


Police investigating attempted vehicle break-in

Police are investigating an attempted break-in to a vehicle Sunday morning in the Dickinson Walmart parking lot.

There was an estimated $1,000 damage to a Geo Tracker after a broken passenger-side window, Wilkie said, though nothing inside the vehicle appeared to have been stolen.

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