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Billings man, David William Bowman was arrested and charged with robbery and possession of drugs.
Billings Police were called to the Ace Hardware store located at 4170 State Ave for what was described as an individual that was acting strange.
Bowman, is accused by the store manager of stealing merchandise. The manager knew who the suspect's identity was as David William Bowman.
Billings Police Officer Donovan was the initial, responding Officer to the disturbance call.
Apparently David William Bowman stole a simple candy bar and is being accused of threatening one of the clerks (J.S.).
According to J.S. the clerk, she stated that Bowman's credit card was not working and that if she did not make his credit card work, he was going to strangle her. J.S. Was not able to get his Bowman's credit card to work as it kept coming back as "declined."
Bowman grabbed his card and ran out the store along with the candy bar. Officer Best assisted Officer Donovan and went to the residence of David Bowman. Bowman was agitated and aggressive with the Officers.
Officer Best and Officer Donovan then arrested Bowman.
Later, Officer Best drove back tot he Ace hardware Store and spoke with the clerk J.S. Who stated that David William Bowman is a regular customer, but that this day he was acting strange and making really weird noises and appeared to be very agitated.
Bowman was trying to buy a door knob and a candy bar, but his credit card was not working when he was swiping the card. Instead, the card was a chip card, but Bowman would not insert his credit card in the chip reader. Bowman gave the clerk his credit card and told her that he would "Fucking Strangle her" if his card id not work.
At the Detention Center Officer discovered that David William Bowman was in possession of METH and Mushrooms.
This article was published by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter License# USPA-ID-US/VI-01/29995