Mandan Suspect in Stabbing Assaults Officers Upon Arrest


The suspect accused of stabbing three people at an apartment complex in Mandan was arrested just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 4th. 

34-year-old Cortez Ramon Lyons was the passenger in a vehicle stopped by Bismarck Police at the 2200 block of North 12th Street.

The officers attempted to put Lyons in handcuffs when he started swinging punches and pulling the officer’s beard. Lyons struck the officer with his hands. 

Lyons was arrested for the assault of three people, as well as preventing arrest and assaulting an officer.

The 35-year-old driver was arrested on a federal warrant.

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