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Weekly blotter round-up

As friends and families gathered to celebrate the closing days of 2018, members of law enforcement and emergency services were on the streets protecting, serving and saving lives.

The city of Dickinson's Public Safety Center responds to police and fire emergencies. Photo by James B. Miller, Jr. / The Dickinson Press
The city of Dickinson's Public Safety Center responds to police and fire emergencies. Photo by James B. Miller, Jr. / The Dickinson Press

As friends and families gathered to celebrate the closing days of 2018, members of law enforcement and emergency services were on the streets protecting, serving and saving lives.

According to dispatch reports by the Dickinson Police Department, the New Year brought an interesting mix of routine and emergency calls-a selection of which is included here:

On Dec. 27, at 4:34 a.m., officers responded to the Roadway Inn to investigate a report of two suspicious individuals who asked one of the motel employees where they could purchase methamphetamines. On arrival, officers were informed by the Roadway Inn that another employee told the individuals to leave the premises. Officers conducted a search of the area but were unable to locate the individuals.

On Dec. 27, at 9:00 p.m., officers received a report of vandalism on the 700 block of Aldrich St. On arrival, officers noted that a vehicle had been "egged" and that a permanent marker was used on the vehicle's windows. Officers reviewed the damage and noted that the vehicle sustained no permanent damage. A report was filed and DPD has no suspects at this time.

On Dec. 28, at 8:15 a.m., officers armed with a search warrant arrived at a Dickinson residence on the 2500 block of Fairway to conduct a sex assault kit collection for evidence in an ongoing investigation. According to DPD, the case is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available at this time.

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On Dec. 29, at 2:57 a.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of 47th Avenue concerning a report of a runaway juvenile. On arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party and determined that a 15 year-old female had snuck out of the house without her mother's knowledge and was unresponsive to calls or texts. After a search of the possible addresses the juvenile could be, officers located the minor and cited the case to the juvenile court system for unruly juvenile.

On Dec. 29, at 10:50 a.m., officers responded to a report of a male outside of Motel 6 with a gun. On arrival, officers located the individual and arrested Latif Zakari, a 26 year-old Dickinson resident, on a Stark County warrant for simple assault and weapons offenses.

On Dec. 29, at 11:42 a.m., officers responded to a report of an individual pushing snow into the roadway on the 900 block of 4th Avenue E. On arrival, officers spoke with the individual and determined that the snow was being added to a pile already created by the city. No further action taken.

On Dec. 29, at 8:04 p.m., officers received a report of a possible gun being shot from inside of an apartment in the 100 block of 9th Avenue E. On arrival, officers conducted a probation search on an apartment where the sounds of gunfire emanated. During the search, several pieces of drug paraphernalia were located and no evidence of a gunshot was found. Officers forwarded the case to Parole and Probation and no arrests were made.

On Dec. 30, at 12:50 p.m., officers received a report of a neighbor dispute on the 1100 block of Sims St. On arrival, officers were informed that a knife had been brandished by one of the neighbors during the dispute, but the reporting party stated that they did not want to pursue charges. No charges were filed.

On Dec. 30, at 4:00 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of 10th Ave W., concerning a report of the smell of marijuana emanating from a neighboring apartment. Officers spoke with the calling party and were unable to locate the resident of the offending apartment.

On Dec. 30, at 6:40 p.m., officers responded to a reported assault on the 700 block of 8th St. SW. On arrival, officers were approached by the victim who stated that they had been assaulted by two adult males while attempting to retrieve a safe from the residence. The victim requested no medical attention. The suspects of the assault were identified and no arrest was made on scene as the incident remains under investigation.

On Dec. 31, at 8:38 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of 6th St. W., for a report of fireworks being discharged within the city limits. Officers arrived on scene and cited a 39 year-old Dickinson male for violating city ordinances.

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On Dec. 31, at 10:21 p.m., officers received a call from a taxi driver who reported that an intoxicated patron was being uncooperative. On arrival it was determined that the patron was intoxicated, but no arrests were made on scene.

On Dec. 31, at 11:23 p.m., officers responded to a report of a fight on the 600 block of 12th St. W. On arrival, officers noted that the individuals involved in the fight had left the scene. No further action was taken.

On Jan. 1, at 12:21 a.m., officers responded to the 600 block of 23 St W. on a disturbance call. On arrival, officers spoke with the residents of the home who informed officers that Shelly Zwieg, a 52 year-old Dickinson female, arrived at the residence intoxicated, refused to leave and was causing a disturbance. Officers requested that Zweig leave the residence and after her refusal arrested her for disorderly conduct.

On Jan. 1, at 1:03 a.m., officers received a report of an individual egging vehicles on the 800 block of 16th Avenue E. On arrival, officers were unable to find any damage to the vehicle or locate the responsible individual. The case remains under investigation and no suspects have been identified at this time.

On Jan. 1, at 1:55 p.m., officers received a report of a four wheeler driving around in Rocky Butte Park. On arrival, officers spoke to the 30 year-old male driver of the vehicle and were told that the vehicle would leave the park. A verbal warning was issued and no further action was taken.

On Jan. 1, at 4:33 p.m., officers recovered drug materials and a possibly stolen computer from the 100 block of 26th St. W. The case remains under Investigation.

On Jan. 2, at 7:44 a.m., officers responded to a report of a hit and run on the 1100 block of 6th Avenue SE. On arrival, officers noted moderate damage to the victim's vehicle. No suspect vehicle description was given and the matter remains under investigation.

On Jan. 2, at 8:06 a.m., officers received a report of physical and possibly sexual abuse of multiple juveniles on the 2400 block of Coves Ct. The matter remains under Investigation.

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On Jan. 2, at 9:05 a.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle being "egged" in the 100 block of 8th Avenue E. On arrival it was determined that the vehicle sustained no damage and there are no suspects at this time.

On Jan. 2, at 9:46 a.m., officers conducted a K9 sniff of vehicles in the DHS parking lot. No alerts were made by the K-9.

On Jan. 2, at 11:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of theft. On arrival, officers were informed that the money stolen was from an estate account. Officers informed the parties that the matter was a civil matter and needed to be handled in the court system. No further action was taken on the matter.

On Jan. 2, at 9:50 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of South St. for a report of a stolen dog. On arrival, officers were notified that the dog was located by a neighbor and returned to the owner. No further action taken.

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