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Man who allegedly attempted to run over Bismarck officer to appear in court next week

Ulises Villalobos-Alvarado

BISMARCK—Attempted murder suspect Ulises Villalobos-Alvarado, who allegedly attempted to run over a Bismarck police officer on Thursday, Jan. 18, will appear next week in Burleigh County court.

Burleigh County Assistant State's Attorney Marina Spahr said Tuesday he waived his extradition and will appear early next week.

Villalobos-Alvarado is charged with felony counts of attempted murder and fleeing a peace officer, related to his alleged attempt to run over a Bismarck police officer during a probation search. The officer subsequently shot him.

The event resulted in a statewide blue alert.

The suspect reportedly fled east but turned himself in Thursday night at a gas station in Brookings, S.D., bleeding from a gunshot wound to his left forearm.

Villalobos-Alvarado has been held at the Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls since Friday.

Meanwhile, his related criminal case record has been sealed.

"Record sealing is confidential," Spahr said, declining to comment further.

The Bismarck Tribune was able to obtain the case's complaint and affidavit prior to sealing.

Police have said the officer who shot Villalobos-Alvarado is on administrative leave as BCI probes the shooting.

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