Sheriff’s report

Following are excerpts of activities reported by the Greene County sheriff’s office:

Wednesday, Aug. 15: At 12:04 pm the sheriff, deputies, Jefferson fire department, Greene County EMS, Iowa State Patrol, and the Iowa Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement investigated a two-vehicle fatal accident on Highway 4 at County Road E-57 (290th St). The accident is under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.

Tuesday, Aug. 14: At 7:30 am a deputy investigated an abandoned motorcycle in the 1000 block of County Road P-46 (W Ave) in Junction Township. At 4:15 pm a deputy investigated a report of cattle out on 255th Street and County Road P-30 (Quaker Ave) in Grant Township. At 8:37 pm a deputy investigated a burglary in the 1500 block of 222nd St in Grant Township.

Monday, Aug. 13: At 4:35 am a deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle in the 2000 block of 305th St in Washington Township. Jeremy Benedict, 28, of Perry was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.* At 10:09 am a deputy investigated a trespass complaint in the 500 block of E. Hager St in Grand Junction. At 1:50 pm a deputy investigated drug paraphernalia that was found in the 600 block of School St in Churdan. At 3:45 pm a deputy investigated an assault in the 2400 block of 337th St in Washington Township. At 5:07 pm a deputy investigated a criminal mischief complaint on Highway 144 near Grand Junction. At 5:24 pm a deputy assisted the Jefferson PD with a pursuit in Jefferson.

Sunday, Aug. 12: At 2:22 am a deputy investigated a suspicious person in the 1000 block of E. Main St in Grand Junction. At 3:21 pm a deputy investigated a domestic assault at Spring Lake. At 7 pm a deputy investigated a domestic assault in the 500 block of Jefferson St in Scranton.

Saturday, Aug. 11: At 5:05 pm a deputy investigated a harassment complaint in the 200 block of S. 7th St in Grand Junction. At 10:42 pm a deputy investigated a trespass complaint near the water tower in Scranton.

Friday, Aug. 10: At 10:15 pm a deputy investigated a complaint of an illegal burn in Scranton.

Thursday, Aug. 9: At 12:49 pm a deputy investigated a theft in the 400 block of E. Hager St in Grand Junction. At 7:20 pm the sheriff, deputies, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Greene County EMS and the Jefferson fire department responded to a car-motorcycle accident on County Road E-53 at County Road P-14 in Jackson Township. The ISP investigated the fatal accident.

Wednesday, Aug. 8: At 8:44 pm a deputy investigated a theft in the 500 block of E. Hager St in Grand Junction. At 12:17 pm a deputy investigated a theft in the 2400 block of 337th St in Washington Township. At 6:27 pm a deputy investigated a two-vehicle accident in the 800 block of E. Main St in Grand Junction. Austin Tucker, 19, of Boone struck a parked 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck. There was less than $500 in damage to both vehicles.

Tuesday, Aug. 7:  At 9:12 am a deputy investigated a fraud complaint in the 400 block of E. Paton St in Paton. At 2:31 pm a deputy investigated a burglary in the 300 block of N. 13th St in Grand Junction.  At 6:42 pm a deputy investigated a domestic assault near the Grand Junction pool on Elizabeth St.

Monday, Aug. 6: At 12:29 pm a deputy investigated a two-vehicle accident on 260th St and the Highway 144 diagonal in Junction Township. Kristi Holz, 60, of Churdan failed to yield the right of way and struck a vehicle driven by Ann Schapman, 62, of Carroll. There were no injuries. Holz was cited for failure to yield the right of way. Damage to her 2007 Saturn Vue was estimated ay $5,000. Damage to Schapman’s 2013 Nissan Murano exceeded value. Both vehicles were toed from the scene. At 6:38 pm a deputy investigated a harassment complaint in the 1100 block of Orchard Ave in Hardin Township.

Sunday, Aug. 5: At 1:41 pm a deputy investigated a possible fight in progress in in the 500 block of South St in Paton.

Saturday, Aug. 4: At 9:20 am a deputy assisted with cattle out in the area of 330th Street and Highway 4 in Franklin Township. At 5:53 pm a deputy investigated a tractor/trailer unit with an unsafe load of hay on Highway 4 south of Jefferson. At 7:48 pm a deputy investigated a theft in the 300 block of E. Main St in Grand Junction. At 9:17 pm a deputy assisted with cattle out on 190th St and Emerald Ave in Bristol Township. At 9:38 pm a deputy investigated a car-deer accident on County Road E-53 east of Jefferson. Josefina Daugdaug Stevens, 70, of Jefferson was eastbound approaching the “S” curves when a deer came out of the west ditch. Stevens struck the animal. Damage to her 2010 Toyota Prius was estimated at $2,500.

Friday, Aug. 3: At 12:10 am a deputy investigated a stolen vehicle in the 1600 block of 305th St in Franklin Township. The vehicle was recovered shortly after with subject taken into custody. At 1:12 pm a deputy assisted with a work-related accident on 144 diagonal at County Road P-46 in Rippey. Greene County EMS also responded and tended to a worker whose leg was run over by another worker backing a trailer. At 3:51 pm a deputy assisted with a combine driver losing a tire in the 1900 block on 250th St south of Jefferson. At 6:53 pm a deputy was advised of a train with smoke coming from a car, heading west near Carroll County. This was passed onto UPRR. At 11:28 pm a deputy assisted the Perry PD with locating a subject in Rippey.

Thursday, Aug. 2: Routine activity reported.

Wednesday, Aug. 1: At 5:42 pm a deputy apprehended a juvenile male at Jefferson and Locust Sts in Scranton for driving while license revoked. He was later booked into the county jail and then released to a parent’s custody. At 8:52 pm a deputy investigated an assault in the 400 block of S. 11th St in Grand Junction.

*In all cases when a defendant has been charged this is merely an accusation, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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