Police blotter – February 2017

Following are excerpts of activities reported by the Jefferson police department:

Tuesday, Feb. 28: At 10:31 pm a traffic stop in the 1000 block of W. Lincoln Way resulted in the arrest of Nathanael Nielson, 31, of Jefferson for operating while intoxicated- second offense. He was also cited for improper registration plate light.

Monday, Feb. 27: At 10:12 am MJ Electric reported a burglary to a utility trailer being stored in the 800 block of W. Clark St. Copper wiring and tools were removed from the trailer. The officer located shoe impressions and tire tracks in the area. The officer is investigating. At 11:08 am an officer investigated a two vehicle property damage accident in the student parking lot at Greene County High School. Arlena Hamling of Jefferson was northbound in the lot. Regan Lamoureux pulled in front of her and the vehicles collided. Damage to Hamling’s 2005 GMC Envoy was estimated at $3,000. Damage to the vehicle Lamoureux was driving, a 2006 Ford 500 owned by Jeff Lamoureux, was estimated at $2,000. No citations were issued because the accident occurred outside the traffic way on private property. At 3:43 pm an officer investigated a two vehicle property damage accident at W. Lincoln Way and Elm St. Jennifer Bainter of Jefferson was westbound on Lincoln Way. She had stopped as posted. Brenda Martin of Jefferson was following Bainter. As Bainter began to pull away from the stop sign Martin failed to stop and made slight contact with the rear of Bainter’s vehicle. Martin was cited for failure to obey stop sign. Damage to her 1995 Chevrolet Lumina and to Bainter’s 2003 Chevrolet Impala was estimated at less than $100. ******** Officers issued 13 citations for parking – snow ordinance violations during the last snow event. ******** An officer has requested an arrest warrant for Edward Eugene Goff, 38, of Des Moines for harassment- third degree (simple misdemeanor)*. The charge stems from numerous unwanted text messages being sent to a Jefferson female after Goff had been advised by officers to end the unwanted contact. ******** An arrest warrant has been requested for Angela Dawn Beem, 46, of Jefferson for theft- fifth degree (simple misdemeanor)*. The charge is sought after the completion of an investigation that began Feb. 22 at Hy-Vee. Video shows Beem remove an alcoholic beverage from the store shelf and carry it to the restroom. The empty container was left in the restroom after Beem left the business.

Sunday, Feb. 26: At 11:21 am officers took reports of numerous suspicious checks being used at two local businesses. The officer is investigating the event. At 5:22 pm a complainant reported criminal mischief occurring to his vehicle parked at a residence in the 500 block of Hickory Lane. The rear window had been broken out of the complainant’s 2008 Honda Ridgeline. Damage was estimated at $500. At 11:12 pm an officer performed a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been speeding. The officer smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver advised there were no narcotics in the vehicle and gave the officer verbal permission to search the vehicle. During the consent search of the vehicle, the officer located suspected marijuana. The male subject attempted to throw a smoking device under the vehicle as the officer searched inside. The officer heard the object strike the ground and retrieved it. Logan Wayne Grazier, 21, of Cedar Falls was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana (serious misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor)*. Future charges of OWI are pending results of the lab tests.

Saturday, Feb 25: At 1:35 am officers came upon a vehicle stuck in a snow drift in the 900 block of W. Central Ave. The officer’s investigation led to the arrest of Jesse Ray Savka, 30, of Carroll for operating while intoxicated- first offense (serious misdemeanor)*. At 8 am a caller advised of a subject walking on Highway 30 near the Redwood Motel. He feared the subject would be hit by a vehicle. The officer made contact with a female transient trying to get to Carroll. The sheriff’s office transported the female to the Carroll County line, where a Carroll deputy transported her in to town. At 10:13 am officers investigated a burglary to a residence in the 300 block of Sunset Road. Someone forced the door to the residence open and removed jewelry from inside. The investigation continues. At 12:38 pm the Carroll police department forwarded photos from a theft at the Carroll Walmart hoping an officer could help ID the three subjects. At 3:45 pm a resident brought a stray dog to the LEC. The officer returned the animal to the owner and a time period has been provided for the animal to become compliant with city animal licensing. At 6:37 pm the Carroll County sheriff’s office asked an officer to check the parking lot at Wild Rose Casino for a vehicle stolen earlier in the day near Coon Rapids. Officers checked the area, but did not locate the stolen vehicle. At 10:15 pm an officer performed a traffic stop at Wild Rose Casino after pursuing a driver from the 700 block of N. Elm St. The driver had been locked on the officer’s radar unit for a speeding violation. The officer’s investigation led him to arrest Michael Lee Carlson, 31, of Boone for OWI-first offense (serious misdemeanor)*. He was also cited for failure to yield to emergency vehicle, open container of alcohol and speed.

Friday, Feb. 24: At 10:49 am the Nevada police department requested assistance from an officer with sending to him booking photos of a female. He was investigating a theft in Nevada. At 1:29 pm a caller advised the stop signs at the intersection of Elm and W. Lincoln Way were covered with snow and needed to be cleared off. The officer removed the snow pack from the signs. At 4:29 pm officers began a burglary investigation at Mike’s Storage and More at 1503 N. Elm St. Numerous padlocks had been cut off of storage units. Officers are working to determine who owns the effected units and if items are missing. The investigation continues.

Thursday, Feb. 23: At 7:38 am staff at Kum & Go reported a shoplifting theft that occurred Feb. 22 at about 10:33 pm. The officer is investigating. At 2:09 pm a complainant reported a stray dog running freely in the area of the 500 block of N. Chestnut St. Officers made numerous attempts to catch the animal, but it ran when approached. At 3:45 pm an officer investigated a two vehicle property damage accident at S. Maple and W. South St. Tyler Lowmiller of Jefferson was southbound on Maple. As he approached South St Zlatka Dogic of West Des Moines left the posted stop sign on South St and pulled in front of him. The vehicles collided in the intersection. Dogic was cited for failure to obey stop sign. Damage to his 2011 Honda Civic was estimated at $5,000. Damage to Lowmiller’s 2007 Dodge Caliber was estimated at $3,000. At 4:17 pm a complainant reported she heard her doorbell ring on Park Place and when she reached the front door, a male was inside the residence. She said the male had a flashlight and clipboard. The male advised he was doing an estimate for work to be completed. The male left when he was asked to. He left in an older tan car with Dallas County plates. The officer is investigating the event. At 7:04 pm an officer performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of W. Lincoln Way. The officer approached the vehicle and could smell the pungent odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver denied having marijuana in the vehicle. Due to the pungent odor, the officer had probable cause to conduct a search of the vehicle. During the probable cause search, the officer located two large bags of marijuana. Dominic Michael Auxier, 18, of Boone was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana (Class D felony)* and cited for failure to provide proof of financial liability and failure to display registration plate.

Wednesday, Feb. 22: At 4:11 pm staff at Hy-Vee reported the theft of alcohol. A female took an alcoholic beverage into the women’s restroom, drank it, and left the empty container in the restroom. Video of the female was provided to the officer, who is investigating. At 5:42 pm the Guthrie County sheriff’s office requested assistance from an officer in locating a female in Jefferson. Her unoccupied vehicle had been found in a ditch in Guthrie County and they were checking on her. The officer did not locate the female in Jefferson. At 6:01 pm a complainant reported a female running on N. Wilson yelling “Someone help me.” The officer could not find anyone in the area needing assistance. At 8:46 pm a resident reported receiving an email stating he had received a parking ticket and needed to pay the fine immediately. The email provided a link to pay the bill online. The officer advised this is not the practice of any police department and the caller should delete the email.

Tuesday, Feb. 21: At 4:15 pm an officer from Fairmount, MN, requested assistance from Jefferson officers in looking for a wanted female from Minnesota that may be in Jefferson. At 5:18 pm a complainant reported four juveniles playing on the rock pile at the county secondary roads department on W. Wall St. The officer made contact with the young boys and spoke to them about the possible dangers and the fact it was private property. At 6:19 pm officers arrested Michael Jason Godwin, 28, of Jefferson on two outstanding JPD arrest warrants. Godwin has been charged with tampering with a witness (aggravated misdemeanor) and theft- fourth degree (serious misdemeanor)*. The charges stem from reported stolen computers being recovered from Godwin’s residence after Godwin advised officers he did not have them. Godwin had used the stolen computers as leverage to get former roommates to drop criminal charges against him.

Monday, Feb. 20: At 6:11 pm an officer arrested Patrick Michael Kennedy, 32, of Jefferson. Kennedy was wanted on an outstanding warrant for probation violation. ******** An officer has requested a juvenile arrest warrant for a 17-year-old female from Grand Junction for theft- fifth degree and possession of alcohol underage. The charge is from a reported theft from Hy-Vee on Feb. 18. *******An arrest warrant has been requested for Dray Rivera, 26, of Jefferson for disorderly conduct.* Officers were called to a fight in progress at N. Oak and W. State St on Feb 17. The officer spoke with Rivera after the fact, when he made admissions to the crime. ******** Arrest warrants have been requested for Michael Jason Godwin, 28, of Jefferson for tampering with a witness (aggravated misdemeanor) and theft- fourth degree (serious misdemeanor)*. The charges stem from a reported theft of computers from a residence in the 300 block of S. Grimmell Rd on Feb. 3. Roommates had moved from the property and Godwin told an officer the computers belonging to them were not present at his residence. Godwin had contacted the ex-roommates advising them if criminal charges against him on another incident were dropped, he may be able to locate their computers. On Jan. 28, an officer was at the Godwin residence on an unrelated event and the computers were present in plain sight. The officer was given the computers by Godwin to return to the owners.

Sunday, Feb. 19: Routine activity reported.

Saturday, Feb. 18: At 2:19 pm a JPD officer arrested Ryan James Brown, 44, of Jefferson on arrest warrants for assault while participating in a felony (Class D felony), burglary- second degree (Class C felony), willful injury (Class C felony), and criminal mischief- second degree (Class D felony)*. The charges stem from an assault reported on Feb. 18 in Jefferson. At 7:51 pm an anonymous female called the Jefferson police department to report a disturbance involving a male yelling at Casa de Oro. Upon arrival the officer encountered the male, identified as Jason Cooper, 37, of Jamaica outside of the store waiting with an employee. Cooper had been asked to step outside when he was getting loud and upsetting other customers. Observations made by the office and statements collected at the scene led to the arrest of Cooper for disorderly conduct and public intoxication*. At 8:26 pm staff at Hy-Vee reported observing a theft of alcohol. The female suspect had already left the store prior to the officer’s arrival. Stolen was a 750 milliliter bottle of Malibu rum valued at $14.99. The officer is investigating

Friday, Feb. 17: At 8:33 am a complainant reported a burglary to his vehicle while it was parked in the 100 block of W. Lincoln Way on Feb. 15. A pair of sunglasses valued at $500 was taken from the unlocked vehicle. The officer is investigating. At 9 am the police chief received a complaint from a minor of witnessing the activation of a flashing blue vehicle light in the Hy-Vee parking lot on Feb. 15. The officer is investigating. At 1:34 pm staff a Casey’s General Store (N. Elm St) reported a gas drive off in the amount of $35. At 3:37 a minor male and female reported a fight occurring in the roadway involving several males near the intersection of W. State and N. Oak St. Upon arrival the officer found no fight occurring. The officer located several suspected of being involved during the course of the investigation. No one is believed to have been injured. The officer is investigating.

Thursday, Feb. 16: At 6:01 pm an officer arrested Derek Eugene Ott, 35, of Jefferson on a JPD arrest warrant for burglary- third degree (Class D felony)*. The charge stemmed from a reported burglary in the 500 block of N. Maple St on Aug. 30 Numerous power lawn tools were taken in the event. Ott was a suspect in the beginning, as he had been at the residence a few days prior to the burglary. Officers gained information that led them to an Ames pawn shop, where Ott had sold the items.

Wednesday, Feb. 15: At 9:01 am a female called the LEC and spoke to an officer about an event that had occurred in early February. A Jefferson officer had performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 600 block of Highway 30. A female passenger advised the officer she did not have her ID Card with her and provided the officer a name and date of birth. The caller advised the officer the female had actually given her (the caller’s) information, not her own. The caller gave the true identity of the female, who has numerous outstanding arrest warrants in surrounding counties. An arrest warrant has been requested for Amber Lea Nelson, 32, of Denison for providing false information to an officer – simple and interference with official acts – simple*. At 9:27 pm staff at Napa Motor Parts reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill. The bill was exchanged during a business transaction at the business on Feb. 11. At 3:10 pm a complainant reported she had fallen victim to a ransom ware scam on her home computer. The complainant advised her computer screen went white and had a phone number with instructions to call. She called the number and was advised her computer had numerous viruses and requested payment of $298 to repair the computer before she lost all her files and information. She provided a credit card number to the caller. She later discovered a charge of $899 to the card account. She is working with the card company to close the account. At 3:22 pm a resident spoke with an officer about a possible phone scam. The resident had received a voicemail advising it was the IRS and he needed to call a number left in the message. The officer advised him it was most likely a scam, as the IRS will not contact you by phone. At 4:01 pm a complainant reported a theft from a residence in the 500 block of N. Chestnut St. The complainant reported she had ordered a package from an online company. She advised that it never arrived. She had checked with the company, that verified it had been left on her porch on Feb. 10. The value of the ordered items was $173.55. At 4:47 pm a complainant reported a criminal mischief occurring to her son’s vehicle at Greene County High School. Someone had damaged a tire on the vehicle. The damage estimate was $85 to replace the tire. The officer is investigating. At 7:05 pm a complainant reported the possible theft of a dog kennel from a residence in the 600 block of W. Lincoln Way. ******** A 14-year-old male has been charged with unlawful possession of prescription drugs after the completion of an investigation that began Feb. 11 at a residence in the 700 block of N. Cedar St.

Tuesday, Feb. 14: At 8:37 am officers assisted the sheriff’s office with a one vehicle personal injury accident in the 1600 block of 235th St. At 8:26 am the manager of Camden Apartments reported two males and a female showing tenants photos of a female inquiring about her whereabouts at the Camden Apartments. At 10:06 am a resident reported falling victim to the “SAY YES” phone scam. It has been reported that phone scammers will call and record you saying “Yes” and later use the recording to obtain credit cards in your name. The resident was advised to pay attention to her accounts and credit to make sure nothing unusual shows up. She has not incurred a loss at this point. At 1:38 pm staff at Hy-Vee reported an abandoned bicycle there. They reported the bike had been at the store for a few weeks now. The officer placed the bike in the impound lot. At 4:04 pm an officer investigated a backing accident in the 100 block of S. Chestnut St. James Berry of Dana backed a 2008 Ford van owned by Clarence Carhill Inc from a parking space on the east side of the street. He struck a northbound 2009 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Gweneth Black of Jefferson and owned by Chad Black. Berry was cited for unsafe backing on highway. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $500.

Monday, Feb. 13: At 8:25 pm the Guthrie County sheriff’s office requested assistance form a Jefferson officer in looking for a vehicle that had been involved in an accident in Guthrie County. The subject lives in Jefferson. The subject was also reported to be suicidal. The officer did not locate the subject in Jefferson. He was later located in Bagley by Guthrie County deputies. ******* An arrest warrant has been requested for Michael Jason Godwin, 27, of Jefferson for false report to a public entity (simple misdemeanor)*. Godwin reported to officers on Feb. 10 at 2:35 am that a subject had been in his residence and assaulted him. The officer could find no evidence of the assault occurring. The officer stayed in the area and at about 3:12 am Godwin called the LEC and again reported the subject was attempting to get into his residence. Godwin advised the dispatcher that he could see the male outside in a pickup. The officer was parked across the street and no one, or any vehicles had been in the area. ******* An officer has completed a theft investigation that began Jan. 28. A subject reported losing his wallet at Kum & Go. Video provided from the business showed a female pick up the wallet after the male dropped it. The female did not turn the wallet in to store clerks, but left the business with it. The female later provided the wallet to the officer after being questioned by the officer. A large sum of money was missing from the wallet when it was returned. An arrest warrant has been requested for Angela Rae Lowmiller, 45, of Jefferson for theft- third degree (aggravated misdemeanor)*. ******* An arrest warrant has been requested for Erica Kay Murphy, 25, of Jefferson for accessory to a felony (aggravated misdemeanor)*. The charge alleges that Murphy had lied to law enforcement officers on several occasions in attempt to harbor her sister, who had active arrest warrants. ******* An officer began a harassment investigation on Jan. 31 at Subway. A male subject reported receiving 20 threatening and harassing text messages from a male. The subject had repeatedly requested the subject to stop texting him, but it continued. An arrest warrant has been requested for Patrick Michael Kennedy, 32, of Jefferson for harassment- third degree (serious misdemeanor)*. ******* An arrest warrant has been requested for Edward Eugene Goff, 38, of Ames for harassment- third degree (serious misdemeanor)*. A subject reported receiving numerous harassing text messages from Goff after law enforcement had warned him to end all contact.

Sunday, Feb. 12: Routine activity reported.

Saturday, Feb. 11: At 10:11 am a complainant advised someone had entered his unlocked vehicle overnight and had rustled through everything in the 1200 block of Rushridge Road. Some change was removed from the vehicle. At 11:22 am officers assisted a resident in the 600 block of S. Oak St in catching a stray cat that had made it inside the residence. The officer provided the residence a live trap after searching for the cat for a period of time in the residence. At 1:14 pm a complainant reported a burglary to his residence in the 500 block of S. Cedar St. The complainant reported that he returned home last week and found several items of jewelry missing from his wife’s jewelry box. The officer is investigating. At 9:47 pm a caller advised of an intoxicated male in the 100 block of N. Chestnut St. Officers made contact with the subject in front of Ace Hardware. The officer’s investigation led to Daryn Joseph Mallory, 51, of Jefferson being arrested for public intoxication*.

Friday, Feb. 10: At 3:32 am while on patrol, an officer spotted a male who was wanted in Carroll County. The officer confirmed the warrant and arrested Michael Eugene Hamilton, 39, of Jefferson on the Carroll county warrant for failure to pay child support*. Hamilton was transported to Carroll County. At 1:38 pm staff at Fareway requested officers for a shoplifting event. Officers arrived and made contact with a female, who store employees had witnessed place two packages of meat under her coat. The female denied the accusation and allowed the officer to check her person. Nothing was located. The two packages of meat were back in her shopping cart. She was allowed to check out, but was advised by the business she was no longer welcome to shop there.

Thursday, Feb. 9: At 8:36 am staff at Kum & Go reported a gas drive off theft at. A male subject had left without attempting to pay for $10.06 in fuel. At 10:58 am staff at Greene County High School advised two juvenile students had been caught with tobacco. The officer is following up with citations for the two juveniles for minor using tobacco – civil penalty. At 11:41 am an officer investigated a two vehicle property damage accident in the 100 block of E. State St. Pamela Olerich of Jefferson was backing her 2008 Mercury Mariner from a space on the south side of the street. Frances Baker of Jefferson was eastbound driving her 2005 Ford Taurus. Baker struck the rear of Olerich’s vehicle. Damage to Olerich’s vehicle was estimated at $1,000. Damage to Baker’s vehicle were estimated at $2,000. The officer could not determine if Olerich had completely pulled from the parking spot before the collision, as both drivers gave differing versions of the event. The officer did not issue a citation to either party, as he felt both shared equally in fault for the accident.

Wednesday, Feb. 8: At 2:24 am while patrolling, an officer spotted a male subject walking in the 300 block of W. Reed St. The officer made contact with the subject and learned there were outstanding arrest warrants for him. Jacob Arthur Ore, 39, of Jefferson was arrested by the officer on an outstanding JPD warrant for failure to appear on a charge of theft- fifth degree*. Ore was also wanted in Carroll County for failure to appear on a narcotics charge. At 8:31 am an officer investigated a burglary to a residence in the 400 block of W. State St. The resident had been gone for a month over the holiday season and now noticed missing jewelry from his residence. The officer is investigating. ********* Officers issued 23 snow ordinance – parking citations during Wednesday’s snow event. Two vehicles were towed from the square area to allow city crews to remove snow in the area.

Tuesday, Feb. 7: At 6:55 am a complainant reported a dog running freely in the 1000 block of N. Walnut St. The officer contacted the animal’s owner to retrieve it. The animal’s owner was given a time period to have the animal licensed with the city. The officer issued a verbal warning for the animal running at large. At 8:20 am a dog owner reported her dog got off its chain and was loose in the 500 block of N. Locust St. The officer located the animal in the area, but could not catch it. The owner was issued a verbal warning by the officer. At 5:45 pm an officer investigated a burglary to a residence in the 400 block of W. State St. Jewelry and other items were removed from the residence. The officer gathered vvidence from the scene and is still investigating.

Monday, Feb. 6: At 12:16 pm an officer investigated a backing accident in the 900 block of W. Harrison St. A 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix owned by Randy Marshall of Altoona was legally parked on the north side of the street. Bonnie Steinfadt of Jefferson backed her 2009 Chevrolet Malibu from a private drive and backed into the Marshall vehicle. Both vehicles had a reported $500 in damages. Steinfadt was cited for unsafe backing upon a highway. At 12:53 pm officer investigated a backing accident in the 100 block of N. Olive St. Scott Bradley of Jefferson backed 2007 Ford Explorer into a vehicle as he backed from a parking spot. The 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix was owned by Frank Adamson of Scranton. The Adamson vehicle had a reported $500 in damages, while the Bradley’s vehicle was undamaged. Bradley was issued a citation for unsafe backing upon a highway. At 4 pm a complainant reported vehicle tracks in her yard at 703 S. Vine St. It appeared someone had cut across her property from S. Vine St to Russell St. At 4:31 pm staff at Kum & Go reported a theft had occurred there. The officer was provided video of the event, which had occurred that day at 12:31 am. The officer is investigating. At 9:29 pm an officer was requested at the GCMC emergency room for an uncooperative patient.

Sunday, Feb. 5: At 5:25 pm an officer assisted the Carroll County sheriff’s office with locating a vehicle of interest for an ongoing investigation.

Saturday, Feb. 4: At 1:06 am an officer was advised of a strong smell of marijuana coming from an apartment in the 900 block of W. State St. At 2:11 am a resident called the LEC advising he had seen a male and female fighting outside a residence in the 700 block of N. Cedar St. An officer responded and spoke with the couple. During the investigation it was determined that Amber Revell had struck her male partner in the nose with her elbow. An officer placed Amber Janell Revell, 33, of Jefferson under arrest for domestic abuse assault (simple misdemeanor)*. At 8:13 pm while on routine patrol, an officer located a subject at the intersection of N. Vine and W. Washington St. The male, who was identified at Nicholas Balderas, raised his middle finger towards the officer as he drove by. The officer stopped to speak with Balderas about the issue. Balderas was disorderly and disobeyed the officer’s commands. The officer began placing Balderas under arrest when he pushed off the officer and began fleeing. The officer assisted Balderas to the ground in attempt to detain him, but again Balderas was able to free himself and began fleeing again. After Balderas disobeyed multiple commands to stop resisting, the officer deployed his issued Taser. The officer was able to restrain Balderas after the deployment. After further investigation, the officer found alcohol that Balderas allegedly had stolen from Hy-Vee, where he had been served a no trespassing order in the past. As a result of the investigation, Nicholas Anthony Balderas, 25, of Jefferson was charged with theft- fifth degree, disorderly conduct, interference with official acts and trespass, all simple misdemeanors, and public intoxication- third or subsequent offence (aggravated misdemeanor)*. 

Friday, Feb. 3: At 8:10 am an officer responded to the student parking lot at Greene County High School for a two vehicle accident. Two juvenile drivers were operating their motor vehicles. As one was traveling east, the other was traveling south in the parking lot. A juvenile driving a 2001 Cadillac Eldorado did not see another juvenile driver operating a 2015 Nissan Rogue and struck the middle passenger side door of the Nissan. The Nissan sustained $2,000 in damages. The Cadillac sustained $1,000 in damages to the front end of the vehicle. (The JPD did not name the drivers.) At 12:09 pm an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of S. Grimmell Road and spoke with the resident. While speaking with him inside the residence, the officer located two reported stolen laptop computers. The officer is still investigating. At 1:47 pm a complainant reported to an officer that someone had been inside her residence in the 200 block of E. Vest St and moved items around inside the home.

Thursday, Feb. 2: ***** An arrest warrant has been issued for Brandon Douglas Dudley, 18, of Grand Junction for possession/purchase alcohol by person 18/19/20 (simple misdemeanor)*. The charge comes from an event at Kum & Go on 01/27.A juvenile male employee of Kum & Go was charged in juvenile court for the sale to an underage person.

Wednesday, Feb. 1: At 2:40 am a deputy advised an officer of a subject walking in the 100 block of N. Chestnut St carrying a table. The officer and deputy made contact with the subject in the 200 block of E. State St. The male advised he had taken the table from in front of a business in the 100 block of N. Chestnut St as items sitting outside had a “FREE” sign on them. At 2:14 pm a complainant advised of a careless driver in the area of Greene County Middle School. The officer later located the vehicle and spoke to the young driver about the incident. At 3:56 pm the sheriff’s office requested assistance from an officer with an unruly female arrestee in the jail.

* All charges are merely an accusation. All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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