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1 arrested following car fire

By Staff | Jul 5, 2019

A Minot woman was arrested at the scene of a car fire Monday morning near Rugby.

Valerie Davis, 41, was charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief and felony possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia (second offense), and according to a press release from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office had an active arrest warrant from Ward County for failure to register as a sex offender.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near the 6300 block of 19th Ave, or nine miles west and two miles south of Rugby, Monday morning, according to the release. The deputy who first arrived on scene observed a vehicle on fire.

Other responding agencies included the Rugby Police and Rural Fire departments and the Heart of America Emergency Medical Services.

– Tribune Staff Report

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