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Assaults

*A 52-year-old man struck a detention officer at the county jail after being arrested for criminal trespass to property on Friday. The officer had minor injuries, police said.

At 3:45 p.m., police drove to apartments in the 500 block of West Granite Street to assist the manager in removing Steven Skinner from a room. Police said Skinner lived in the building, but was sleeping in a room he wasn’t supposed to be in.

Skinner refused to return to his room and resisted officers' attempts to place him in handcuffs, police said. He also resisted getting into the police patrol car, and resisted being put into the padded cell at the county jail, which is when he struck a detention officer in the arm, causing minor bruising.

Police cited Skinner for felony assault on a peace officer and misdemeanor criminal trespass to property.

*Police arrested a 40-year-old woman for slapping her 22-year-old son in the face on Friday.

Around 3 p.m., police reported to a residence on Center Street where a disturbance between Monica Cramer and her son was taking place. Witnesses told police Cramer and her son were allegedly arguing over his girlfriend when Cramer started slapping him across the face.

Cramer was cited for partner or family member assault with minor injury or physical contact, a misdemeanor.

*A 43-year-old man was arrested for allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat and punching her in the head.

At 7:15 p.m. on Friday night, police went to a residence in the 400 block of South Main Street to talk with a woman who said Charles Frazier had assaulted her. After speaking with the woman, officers left, as Frazier was not at the residence at the time.

About three hours later, officers returned to the South Main Street residence after the woman locked herself in the bathroom and called 911 because Frazier had returned. Police arrested Frazier for partner or family member assault with minor injury or physical contact, a misdemeanor, and probation violation.

Shoplifting

A Hawaii man and Washington woman were arrested for shoplifting from Walmart on Sunday afternoon.

At 12:30 p.m., Butte police received a call informing them Jason Mitchell, 29, and Nylynn Bachiller, 26, had stolen a few items from store and left the area. Officers located the two walking north on Harrison Avenue.

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When asked about the alleged theft, Bachiller said she forgot she put a baseball hat on in the store, but gave it to the security officer before walking out. However, police discovered several stolen jewelry items, including earrings and rings, and stolen food on both Bachiller and Mitchell.

Bachiller and Mitchell were cited for misdemeanor theft and obstructing a peace officer, as they originally gave police phony names. Both were transported to the county jail.

Warrants

Police arrested a 60-year-old man on a $25,000 felony warrant on Saturday.

Around 4 p.m., officers did a walk-through the Richest Hill Casino on Galena Street when they noticed Everett Jones sitting in front of a gambling machine. Jones had a revocation of sentence warrant for his arrest and was taken to the county jail.

At the jail, officers located a small amount of suspected meth, marijuana and a syringe on Jones’ person. He was cited for felony and misdemeanor possession of dangerous drugs, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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