Billings Man William Maurice Newkirk Arrested And Charged With Assault With A Weapon At Extended Stay Hotel

August 14, 2019






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By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter

Syndicated by: Montana News

Billings man William Maurice Newkirk was arrested and charged with Assault with a weapon by accountability.  According to the Billings Police Department, at about 10:44 p.m. at the Extended Stay America Hotel on May 18, 2019, Billings Police Officer Dakota Singh was sent to the Extended Stay America Hotel located at 4950 Southgate Drive.

The 911 caller stated that a man had a gun in the hotel and was pointing it at another person.
Officer Singh responded and located the victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Extended Stay American Hotel.   The victim stated that he was in his room on the 3rd floor and walked out of his hotel room.

The victim noticed that two male individuals were lurking in the hallway near his room.    A female was peeping around a corner as if she was waiting for something to happen.

Suddenly the victim heard a male voice say, " is that the guy?"  Another male voice stated, "Ya, that 's him."  William Maurice Newkirk approached the victim and started to the victim, "So do you like to hit women.?"

The victim T.B. did not know what the man meant.

Suddenly a silver pistol was pulled out and pointed at T.B. the victim.   The man yelling,  held a gun on the victim,  stating, " So do you want to die?"  and "Get down on the ground."  The victim refused to get on the ground as he was not going to be a victim.   

The victim was knocked, down to his knees.  The elevator opened at about the same time, as it opened up, a female could be heard yelling, "We got to go."  Someone is coming.

William Maurice Newkirk ran away along with his accomplice.  

Hotel security cameras revealed that they drove away in a blue SUV.

This article was published by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter License# USPA-ID-US/VI-01/29995

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