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Police activity up, parallel with growth: Second-quarter report shows no ‘dramatic spike,’ authorities say

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson Police activity is up over last year, but officials are saying the growth has been consistent with the city’s increasing population.
The agency released its second-quarter numbers earlier this week before the Dickinson City Commission, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency treatment: Oilfield work, traffic pushing more people to Watford City ER

August 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Dr. Donita Diamond came to western North Dakota from Detroit to get away from crime and kids showing up in her clinic with bullet wounds.
But after five months in the trenches of the McKenzie County Clinic and the hospital’s emerg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Police Blotter: California man stopped driving stolen car

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A California man was arrested Saturday morning along the 1200 block of State Avenue driving a stolen car with a suspended license.

Raul Soza, 43, of Fresno, was stopped driving a 2002 Toyota Camry Solara that had been reported stolen in Minnesota….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

300-400 federal inmates in SD could see early release in 2015

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. District Attorney for South Dakota says a federal ruling that will make tens of thousands of inmates serving time eligible for early release could allow hundreds of drug offenders in South Dakota to get out early.

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Hoeven calls for more DEA agents

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sen. John Hoeven pressed the Drug Enforcement Agency to step up its support and presence in North Dakota Tuesday after a crime report revealed a spike in drug crimes across the state.

In a letter to Michele Leonhart, administrator of the DEA, Hoev…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Body found in Red River identified as missing student

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Andrew Sadek seemed to vanish after he was last seen on surveillance leaving his dormitory in predawn darkness.

The search for the 20-year-old student ended Saturday when a body found in the Red River north of Breckenridge …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Body found in Red River identified as missing student

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Andrew Sadek seemed to vanish after he was last seen on surveillance leaving his dormitory in predawn darkness.

The search for the 20-year-old student ended Saturday when a body found in the Red River north of Breckenridge …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Police seize wide variety of drugs in raid near Fargo school

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Fargo police raided a house just a few doors from an elementary school Monday, arresting a man there on suspicion of dealing a wide variety of drugs including cocaine, mushrooms, acid and prescription pain pills and patches.

Lt. Joel Vet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Abuse, theft of prescription drugs on the rise, ND attorney general says

April 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Prescription drug abuse and theft are on the rise in North Dakota as children and thieves increasingly hunt for unused medications in medicine cabinets and bathroom drawers, with some burglars going so far as to target homes of the recen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Homeless man arrested for meth while walking along I-94

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A homeless man residing in Dickinson was arrested at about 6:30 a.m. Monday after Stark County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a man affecting traffic while walking on Interstate 94 near milemarker 62 in Dickinson.

Timothy Dunagan, 3…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com