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Custodial Arrest from Stabbing Incident

Post Date:03/13/2017 1:32 PM

The Appleton Police Department has taken an individual into custody for a stabbing incident occurring on Friday night.

On March 10, 2017, at 9:34 PM, officers from the Appleton Police Department responded to the parking lot of a business at Wisconsin Avenue and N. Oneida Street.  A 50 year-old male, who had walked to the business, was found with a stab wound to his abdomen. He was transported by paramedics to a local hospital for surgery.  He remains hospitalized.

Information obtained from the victim lead officers to an apartment located in the 1300 block of N. Oneida Street. A 64 year-old resident, who was a roommate of the victim, was taken into custody without incident. He was treated by paramedics for minor injuries.

Investigators determined a disturbance inside the apartment had escalated into a physical altercation.  During the fight, the victim was stabbed in the stomach by his roommate. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and evidence related to the incident was located.

The Appleton Police Department confined Anderson L. Dotson (M/B, 08/22/52) at the Outagamie County Jail on a preliminary charge of First Degree Reckless Injury.  Additional charges may result as the investigation is ongoing.

For additional information, please contact Sgt. Dave Lund at (920)832-5509.

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