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Police reports

Assault on family members

• Police arrested Michael Dilbeck, 37, of Butte for allegedly choking a female, holding her in his house, and taking her cellphone at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday on the 11900 block of Silver Bow Road. The victim got away and ran to a neighbor’s house to call police. According to police, the victim had signs of injuries but did not go to the hospital. Police booked Dilbeck for partner-family member assault, serious bodily injury, which is a felony.

• Police arrested Daniel Pratt, 48, of Butte for allegedly assaulting his live-in girlfriend at about 1 a.m. Sunday on the 900 block of Zarelda Street. According to police, the woman had signs of minor injuries. He was booked on partner-family member assault, a misdemeanor.

Assault with bodily fluids

Police booked a 25-year-old Butte male for assault with bodily fluids, a misdemeanor, at about 2:30 a.m. Monday at the Butte jail. Police took the man into protective custody for a mental health evaluation after he made threats of harming himself during a family fight on the 1000 block of Empire Street. Once at the jail, the man reportedly spit at and swore at the officers.

DUI with injuries

Police cited a man for DUI and improper turn, both misdemeanors, following a two-vehicle accident at the Walmart traffic light, 3901 Harrison Ave., at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday. He was taken to the hospital, and details were not available on his injuries.

Burglary charge

Erika Cozino, 35, of Butte was arrested on a burglary charge on the 1700 block of Elizabeth Warren Avenue at about 7 p.m. Sunday. A landlord was trying to evict a tenant from a residence when Cozino, who was visiting the tenant, entered into another residence on the property without permission, according to police. Police also found a Butte city court arrest warrant and a separate arrest warrant out of Missoula for Cozino.

Repeat DUI offense

Police arrested Jamie Best, 63, of Butte for a felony DUI for repeated offense and probation violation, also a felony. An officer stopped best after observing the driver driving erratically eastbound on George Street. Best was also cited for failing to drive on the right side of the road and driving with no liability insurance, both misdemeanors.

Violation of protection order

Police arrested Nancy Roth, 59, of Butte for violating a protection order at about 3 p.m. Friday on the 400 block of West Granite Street. She was allegedly knocking on the door of a residence occupied by the person who requested the protection order.

Obstructing a peace officer

Police arrested Nathaniel Wickham, 36, of Butte at about 9 p.m. Friday at the Butte Civic Center on a complaint that he stole a cellphone. The female who reported the missing phone pointed Wickham out to police. When they approached Wickham, they said he gave a false name. He was booked on theft and obstructing a peace officer, both misdemeanors.

Minor in possession of alcohol

Police cited a juvenile at McKinley and Sanders Streets at about 1 a.m. Saturday for possession of alcohol and turned him over to his mother. Police first spotted the juvenile when he was driving 55 mph in a 35 mph speed zone on Harrison Avenue. Police gave pursuit, and the juvenile allegedly ran a couple of stop signs before abandoning the truck on the 3000 block of Paxson Street. The police found the juvenile hiding in a yard and gave him a Breathalyzer test, according to police. The juvenile reportedly did not blow over the legal limit.

Misdemeanor DUI charge

Brad Federenko, 45, of Billings faces a misdemeanor DUI charge after police stopped him at Montana and Mercury Streets at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. He allegedly failed a field sobriety test. Police stopped Federenko because he was driving with his headlights turned off.

Outstanding warrant

When Eliza Krause, 20, of Butte visited a prisoner in the Butte jail, police found a warrant for her arrest for criminal contempt. Krause was taken into custody.

Repeat offender arrested twice

Isaiah Otherbull, 24, of Butte was arrested twice on Sunday afternoon for misdemeanors.

Police initially booked Otherbull at 3:10 p.m. at the Chances Are Casino, 3707 Harrison Ave. When he failed to leave after being asked, police were called. Otherbull allegedly resisted being handcuffed; he was booked for resisting arrest and bonded out of jail.

Otherbull then fell on the sidewalk on the first block of West Broadway at about 5:30 p.m. He was transported to St. James Healthcare, where he began swearing at medical staff and then was asked to leave. Police were called, and he was booked at about 6:10 p.m. for failure to disperse.

Criminal mischief complaints

• Police arrested Larry White, 46, of Butte on the 600 block of Maryland Avenue for criminal mischief, resisting arrest, and obstructing a peace officer, all misdemeanors. White allegedly broke out a window in a residence. When police arrived, White attempted to flee.

• Police responded to a call of a suspicious person trying to enter vehicles parked on the 500 block of North Franklin Street and the 500 block of West Woolman Street at 6:15 p.m. Sunday. When police located Tangee Jessen, 46, of Butte, a resident on the 500 block of West Woolman identified Jessen as having broken lawn ornaments. She was booked on criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.

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