Greene County district court, week ending Oct. 9

In Greene County district court Dale Edward Ganoe, 41, of Jefferson was sentenced Oct. 2 to 21 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of assault causing bodily injury or mental illness, amended from domestic a sue assault- second offense. He was fined $325 with a $110.25 surcharge. He must also pay $32.50 sheriff’s fees. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B . McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending Oct. 9

Greene County magistrate court, week ending Oct. 9

In Greene County magistrate court Kole Alexander Higgins of Grand Junction was sentenced Sept. 27 to two days in jail on a charge of interference with official acts. He must pay $96 in sheriff’s room and board fees for the time he serves. He was fined $250 with a $87.50 surcharge. Court costs were $60. A charge of disorderly conduct was dismissed. (Magistrate Jessica Morton) Continue reading Greene County magistrate court, week ending Oct. 9

Police blotter

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

Monday, Oct. 14: At 11:39 am an officer responded to the intersection of N. Vine and W. Reed Sts for a two-vehicle accident. David Holley was operating a 2001 Chevy Silverado in the 200 block of W. Reed. He was backing up in the roadway and struck a 2007 Buick Terraza behind him being driven by Debbie Dennhardt. The Silverado sustained $300 in damages and the Terraza sustained $1,000 in damages. Continue reading Police blotter

Sheriff’s report

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

Sunday, Oct. 13: At 7:21 pm a deputy investigated a harassment complaint in the 1800 block of 195th St in Franklin Township.

Saturday, Oct. 12: At 11:07 pm a deputy investigated a theft in the 2400 block of 337th St in Washington Township.

Friday, Oct. 11: At 9 am a deputy investigated a theft in the 1000 block of H Ave in Bristol Township. At 3:04 pm a deputy arrested Richard Finch, 83, of Jefferson for operating while intoxicated*. Continue reading Sheriff’s report

Greene County district court, week ending Oct. 4

In Greene County district court Logan Eric Warland, 29, of Fort Dodge was sentenced to two five-year prison terms after he changed his plea to guilty to burglary- third degree and one count of criminal mischief- second degree. The prison terms are consecutive, but concurrent to any other sentences. Warland was fined $750 with a $262.50 surcharge on each count. The fines and surcharges were suspended, but he must pay a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge on each count and $622.32 court costs. One count of criminal mischief- second degree was dismissed. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending Oct. 4

Greene County magistrate court, week ending Oct. 4

In Greene County magistrate court a judgment was entered Oct. 2 against Michael C. McAtee of Grand Junction on a charge of domestic abuse assault- first offense. He was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge. Court costs were $60. (Magistrate Jessica Morton)

Greene County district court, week ending Sept. 26

In Greene County district court Bryce Colton Murano, 21, of Woodward was sentenced Sept. 25 to two days in jail after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated- first offense. He must pay sheriff’s room and board fees for the time he serves. He must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at his own expense, and he must complete a community college drinking drivers school. He may complete the Des Moines Area Community College 48-hour alcohol education program in lieu of the jail time and community college course. Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending Sept. 26

Greene County magistate court, week ending Sept. 26

In Greene County magistrate court a judgment for a $65 fine with a $22.75 surcharge was entered against Rene Omar Guzman of Paton on a charge of assault. He must also pay restitution not to exceed $300 for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $109.06 court costs. (Sentencing: Magistrate Jessica Morton)

Cases were initiated during the week ending Sept. 26 as follows: Ryan Douglas Patterson of Jefferson, violation of no contact order; Nicole Terese Borkowski of Jefferson, violation of no contact order; and Dale Edward Ganoe of Jefferson, violation of no contact order.

Police blotter – September 2019

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

Monday, Sept.30: At 9:05 am a resident advised she had captured a stray dog in the 600 block of S. Olive St. The animal placed the dog in the animal holding facility. At 3:55 pm an officer was requested to meet with a juvenile male at Greene County Middle School. The juvenile reported another male juvenile had pushed him off of his bike and then rode away with it. The officer is investigating. Continue reading Police blotter – September 2019