Sheriff’s report

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

Wednesday, July 17: At 12:22 am a deputy investigated an animal complaint in Scranton. At 5:41 pm a deputy investigated a car-deer accident in the 2000 block of 230th St in Junction Township. Andrew Krieger struck a deer with a 2004 Buick LeSabre, causing an estimated $3,000 damage to the vehicle. At 11:27 pm the sheriff, deputies, Carroll County deputies, a Boone County deputy and a K-9 assisted the Jefferson PD with a vehicle chase on Highway 4 near Highway 30.

Tuesday, July 16: At 3:49 am a deputy investigated a car-deer accident on County Road E-53 and Deer Run Road west of Jefferson. Nathaniel Truss, 44, of Scranton struck a deer with his 2008 Chevrolet Uplander, causing an estimated $1,500 in damage to the vehicle. At 11:41 am a deputy investigated a fire in the 1500 block of T Ave in Junction Township. It was a controlled burn. At 7:46 pm a deputy investigated a harassment complaint in Grand Junction.

Monday, July 15: At 8:49 am a deputy investigated a scam in the 2300 block of County Road E-26 (170th St) in Junction Township. At 9:13 am a deputy assisted with a deer in a Morton building in the 1500 block of K Ave in Jackson Township. At 2:11 pm a deputy assisted the Jefferson PD with a search of a residence in the 100 block of E. Clark Street. At 4:33 pm a deputy investigated a littering complaint on Highway 30 near B Ave in Kendrick Township.

Sunday, July 14: At 1:13 am a deputy investigated a complaint of a dog running at large in the 1400 block of Highway 4 near Jefferson. At 11:17 am a deputy investigated a complaint of criminal mischief in Grand Junction. At 10;29 pm a deputy investigated a complaint of harassment in Grand Junction.

Saturday, July13: At 3:16 am a deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle in Grand Junction. At 5:56 am a deputy investigated a gas drive-off at Casey’s General Store in Grand Junction. At 10:45 pm a deputy investigated a trespass complaint in the 100 block of 250th St in Scranton Township.

Friday, July 12: At 10:25 am the sheriff, deputies, Iowa State Patrol, Greene County Ambulance, Scranton fire, and Bayard fire responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 25 and County Road E-57 (290th St) in Franklin Township. Both drivers were injured. The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the accident. At 10:28 am a deputy investigated a complaint of a drone in the 1200 block of 305th St in Greenbrier Township. At 7:50 pm a deputy investigated a car-deer accident on County Road E-26 (170th St) and County Road P-46 (W Ave) east of Dana. Kevin Peterson, 62, of Ogden struck a deer with his 2018 Chevrolet Traverse. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $3,000. At 8:20 pm a deputy investigated a theft in Grand Junction. At 10:56 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Grand Junction. At 11:55 pm a deputy arrested Brandon Nevins, 38, of Grand Junction on a Polk County warrant for parole violation.

Thursday, July 11: At 9:09 am a deputy investigated a violation of a no contact order in Churdan. At 9:42 pm a deputy investigated a car-deer accident on Highway 30 at 210th St in Kendrick Township. Victoria Johnson, 18, of Scranton struck a deer, causing an estimated $1,500 in damage to her 2010 Chevrolet Aveo.

Wednesday, July 10: At 12:32 am a deputy investigated a driving complaint on Highway 30 at B Ave east of the Greene-Carroll county line. Tyler Tassell, 40, of Carroll was arrested for operating while under the influence- first offense*.

Tuesday, July 9: At 11:05 am a deputy picked up a small dog that was running at large in the 500 block of T Ave in Dawson Township. At 12:21 pm a deputy investigated single vehicle accident in the 1400 block of R Ave in Grant Township. Olivia Lane, 17, of Nebraska lost control of her 2000 Honda CR-V and rolled into the ditch. She sustained minor injuries that did not require medical transport. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $5,000. At 3:36 pm a deputy investigated a fraud in Grand Junction. At 6:42 pm the sheriff and deputies executed a search warrant at 2450 337th St in Washington Township. Drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamines, suspected marijuana, and prescription drugs were seized. At 8:05 pm a deputy investigated a criminal mischief complaint in the 700 block of H Avenue in Bristol Township. At 9:47 pm a deputy investigated a disorderly conduct complaint in Scranton.

Monday, July 8: At 5:58 am a deputy removed a deer from the roadway on Highway 30 near County Road P-14 (J Ave) west of Jefferson. At 10:26 am a deputy investigated a dog bite in Grand Junction. At 11:36 am a deputy investigated a theft in Scranton. At 3:31 pm a deputy arrested Darren Lehrkamp, 26, of Scranton for a South Dakota arrest warrant for a probation violation*. At 8:56 pm a deputy investigated a trespass complaint in Scranton. At 9:22 pm a deputy investigated a trespass complaint in Grand Junction. At 10:10 pm a deputy investigated a criminal mischief complaint in the 1000 block of H Ave in Bristol Township.

Sunday, July 7: At 11:20 am a deputy investigated an assault at the Grand Junction swimming pool. At 10:38 pm a deputy investigated the violation of a no contact order in Grand Junction. At 10:45 pm a deputy investigated a complaint of domestic abuse assault in Grand Junction.

Saturday, July 6: At 6:10 pm a deputy investigated a theft in the 2200 block of 120th St in Paton Township.

Friday, July 5: At 3:55 am a deputy investigated a car-deer accident on Highway 30 near Forest Ave east of Scranton. Brandon Squibb, 35, of Glidden struck a deer with his 2004 Chevrolet Impala, causing an estimated $7,000 in damage to the vehicle. At 2:56 pm a deputy investigated a car-deer accident on 210th St near B Ave in Kendrick Township. Kirsten Hoyle, 19, of Churdan struck a deer, causing an estimated $2,500 in damage to a 2009 Ford Focus. At 7:37 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Scranton. At 8:51 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Scranton. At 10:01 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Churdan. At 10:06 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Scranton.

Thursday, July 4: At 11:20 am a deputy investigated a trespass complaint in the 2000 block of 305th St in Washington Township. At 11:30 am a deputy investigated a criminal mischief complaint in Scranton. At 3:15 am a deputy investigated a harassment complaint in Grand Junction. At 7:50 pm a deputy and the Churdan fire department assisted with a tree branch on a power line in the 600 block of D Ave in Cedar Township. At 8:36 pm a deputy investigated a burglary at the Squirrel Hollow campground. At 10:15 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Grand Junction.

Wednesday, July 3: At 5:48 am a deputy checked on water over the roadway on County Roads E-26 (170th St) and P-46 (X Ave) east of Dana. At 11:15 am a deputy investigated an abandoned 911 call in Churdan. At 2:36 pm a deputy assisted the Jefferson PD with a trespass complaint in the 500 block of East Lincoln Way. At 4:05 pm the sheriff and deputies located several roads under water around the county. At 5:30 pm a deputy investigated an abandoned 911 call in the 1700 block of Newberry Ave in Grant Township. At 10:09 pm a deputy investigated a suspicious person in Grand Junction.

Tuesday, July 2: At 3:25 pm a deputy arrested Preston Perin, 57, of Jefferson on a Dallas County arrest warrant for failure to appear.

Monday, July 1: At 10:55 am a deputy investigated a trespass complaint in Grand Junction. At 6:50 pm a deputy investigated a careless driving complaint in Grand Junction. At 10:47 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Grand Junction. At 10:54 pm a deputy investigated a fireworks complaint in Rippey.

*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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