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U.S. Marshal apprehends ‘high-risk’ man in Prescott

Prescott Police and Pierce County Sheriff Department’s K-9 assisted the U.S. Marshal’s Office in apprehending a high-risk subject Wednesday.

According to a news release from Interim Prescott Police Chief Rob Funk, law enforcement executed a search warrant at 1:31 p.m. April 24 at an apartment building in Prescott, the location of which was not given. Domenico Nicolai Newton, 18, was wanted for a Department of Corrections parole violation based on two counts of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon causing substantial bodily harm in Dakota County, Minn.

The U.S. Marshal’s Office learned of Newton’s location before executing the warrant. He was apprehended without incident and taken to Pierce County Jail, where he will face extradition to Minnesota.

Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in Febraury 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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