Man arrested for assault in Hulett motel


August 19, 2021

A Belle Fourche man was arrested in Hulett last week after allegedly beating his victim to the point of severe trauma, including kicking him in the face and striking him with a chair.

On August 8 at around 7 a.m., an altercation took place outside a room at the Pioneer Motel in Hulett. When the Hulett Police Chief arrived, a male subject answered the door who was allegedly showing signs of severe trauma with blood covering his face.

The chief requested a response from EMS. Meanwhile, he reports that a witness advised she had seen two other subjects involved in the altercation attempting to hide up the road from the scene.

The chief allegedly located Myles Dillon and a female hiding in the tall grass and bushes near the golf course. Once he secured both subjects, he reports smelling a strong odor of alcohol and observing Dillon’s clothing was covered in potential blood residue that did not appear related to any injury on his body.cowboy boots; kicking him around the head, neck and chest area; and striking him with a wooden chair, breaking the chair and wooden rail of the hotel.

During a pat-down search, the chief allegedly found drug paraphernalia on his person. Upon being booked into the Crook County Detention Center, Dillon allegedly admitted to having marijuana.

Dillon has been charged with a felony count of aggravated assault and battery, carrying a maximum sentence of ten years of incarceration, a $10,000 fine or both.

He has also been charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance and property destruction.

Injuries to the victim are reported to include severe trauma to the head, face and neck and a potential collapsed lung. The victim was eventually life flighted.

According to court reports, Dillon attacked the victim in several ways, including kicking him in the face with pointed-toe


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