Police blotter

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

Sunday, Nov. 11: At 9:23 am Chad Richter advised his 2008 Ford Focus had been struck and damaged at Greene County High School on 11/08. Damage was estimated at $750. The officer is checking school video. At 4:58 pm an officer responded to a one-vehicle roll over accident on the gravel portion of E. Russell St. Gabrielle Pollock of Jefferson was eastbound driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt owned by Heather Pollock, also of Jefferson. Pollock left the roadway and the vehicle flipped several times. Greene County Emergency Medical Services transported her to Greene County Medical Center with injuries. The office is investigating the accident.

Saturday, Nov. 10: At 3:02 pm a complainant reported she was parked in the north end of the White Oak Station’s parking lot. She advised a black truck entered the alley and was spinning its tires, throwing gravel at her vehicle. The vehicle suffered a broken windshield and dents in the event. The officer is speaking with a suspect. At 6:22 pm security staff at Wild Rose Casino requested an officer for a possible fake ID. The officer met with the female, who eventually advised the ID belonged to a family member and was not hers. The officer issued Nancy Hernandez of Texas a citation for unlawful use of driver’s license.

Friday, Nov. 9: At 4:54 pm Kylie Angell reported finding damage on her vehicle while parked at Greene County High School. The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze is owned by Jeri and Shawn Angell of Grand Junction. The front fender had been struck. The officer is checking video to try and determine who the other vehicle may be. At 5:02 pm Medicap Pharmacy advised an employee was bit by a dog while delivering medications to a residence in the 200 block of W. Vest St. Officers met with the animal’s owner. The dog was placed in a 10-day quarantine period at the vet clinic and per city ordinance, the animal will leave the city after the period is up.

Thursday, Nov.8: At 1:15 am security staff at Wild Rose Casino advised of a male walking through the parking lot removing items from vehicles. The officer met with security staff and viewed video of the event. The video showed the male removing two cans of beer from a cooler in a vehicle. The subject admitted to the officer he had taken the items. The officer arrested Devon Myer, 29, of Fort Dodge for theft- fifth degree and public intoxication (simple misdemeanors)*. At 3:44 pm a DHS case worker spoke with an officer concerning a Jefferson resident possibly selling narcotics in the presence of children.

Wednesday, Nov. 7: At 2:16 am while on patrol an officer spotted a male who appeared to be sleeping in a vehicle parked at Wild Rose Casino. The officer checked on the male to make sure he did not need medical attention. During the interaction, the officer patted the subject for weapons and asked if he had anything illegal on his person. The subject advised the officer he had methamphetamine and a syringe in his pocket. The officer seized the items for testing and charges are pending the lab results on the items. At 9:31 am staff at GrCoHS confiscated a bottle of vaping oil from a 13-year-old male student. The student was cited for minor in possession of tobacco/vaping product- second offense. He was also suspended from school.

Tuesday, Nov. 7: At 11:24 pm an officer performed a traffic stop with a vehicle in the 700 block of Wild Rose Lane. During the stop the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, the officer located suspected marijuana and seized two items for testing. Charges are pending lab results.

Monday, Nov. 5: Routine activity reported.

Sunday, Nov. 4: At 8:09 am staff at HyVee reported the theft of merchandise on 10/31. A male entered the business and left without paying for an ice cream machine, valued at $79.99. The officer is investigating the report. At 10:57 am an officer arrested Connor Hornsby, 21, of Jefferson on a Dallas County warrant for probation violation*.

Saturday, Nov. 3: At 9:01 am an officer responded to a backing accident in the 100 block of N. Chestnut St. Jay White had parked his 2014 GMC Arcadia on the east side of the street. Jack Orchard had parked his 2016 Chevrolet Colorado on the west side of the street. Both drivers backed out of their parking spaces at about the same time. The rear bumper of White’s vehicle struck the driver’s side rear bumper of Orchard’s vehicle. White was cited for unsafe backing upon a highway. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $750. At 9:11 am a father spoke with an officer about sores he saw on his child after picking the child up for the weekend. The officer and DHS are investigating the report. At 5:22 pm an officer investigated a backing accident in a private driveway in the 100 block of Harding Rd. Brinda Brown began backing her 2002 Ford Taurus out of the driveway but sideswiped the passenger side of a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze that was also parked in the driveway. Damage to that vehicle, owned to Joel Erritt of Jefferson, was estimated at $500. Damage to Brown’s vehicle was also estimated at $500. At 9:54 pm an officer performed a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle at High and Madison Sts. The officer’s investigation led to the arrest of Brad Byerly, 50, of Jefferson for operating while intoxicated- second offense (aggravated misdemeanor)*. He was also cited for operating without registration and failure to provide proof of financial liability.

Friday, Nov. 2: Routine activity reported.

Thursday, Nov. 1: Routine activity reported.

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

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