Bismarck man arrested after riding his bike into a police vehicle

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BISMARCK, N.D. - A 35-year-old Bismarck man has been arrested after threatening a police officer's life and riding his bike into a police patrol car.

Bismarck police say they received two calls Tuesday between noon and 1 p.m. about a man that seemed "out of it" and was crawling under a tree.

Police say they were dispatched to an address on the 2500 block of East Divide Avenue to check on the man, when they arrived the man had left. He was later found riding his bike in the roadway on the 2600 block of East Divide Ave.

Authorities say they tried to pull the man over to check on him, but he refused to stop. Officers then pulled their patrol car in front of him and he rode into it.

The man was identified as Derek Kidder and was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Police say when Kidder was in the hospital he threatened the arresting officers life.

Kidder has been arrested for terrorizing, criminal mischief and failure to halt.