Greene County district court, week ending June 19

In Greene County district court Jason A. Thede, 48, of Jefferson was sentenced June 14 to 30 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of assault-simple, amended from assault causing bodily injury or mental illness. The jail sentence was suspended and he was placed on informal probation for one year. Thede was fined $100 with a $35 surcharge. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending June 19

Greene County magistrate court, week ending June 19

In Greene County magistrate court James Christopher Tornabane Vanderpool of Jefferson was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge on a charge of disorderly conduct, amended from assault. Court costs were $60.

Cases were initiated in magistrate court as follows: Tyler James Smits of Jefferson, violation of a no contact order; Kimberly Nadine Murphy of Scranton, theft- fifth degree; John Taylor Roberts of Grand Junction, criminal mischief- fifth degree (two counts); and Jim Anthony Tancredi of Havener, OK, stowing away.

Police blotter

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

Monday, June 24: At 1:57 am as a result of a traffic stop in the 300 block of Stanford St, Carla Lehrkamp, 26, of Scranton was cited for excessive speed. During the traffic stop, the officer noticed Lehrkamp was displaying signs of intoxication. As a result, she was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated- first offense (serious misdemeanor)*. At 3:17 am a complainant reported a theft of cash at Sparky’s One Stop. An officer is investigating. Continue reading Police blotter

Sheriff’s report

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

Monday, June 24: At 10:43 am a deputy had a vehicle towed that was on the railroad right of away on 16th St in Grand Junction. At 2:44 pm a deputy assisted with locating an owner of livestock that were out in the 1300 block of R Ave in Grant Township. At 3:52 pm a deputy called the Rippey fire department to put out a small fire that was unattended near Rippey. At 8:55 pm a deputy investigated a complaint of kids ringing doorbells in Scranton. Continue reading Sheriff’s report

Greene County district court, week ending June 13

Persons pleaded not guilty in  Greene County district court as follows: Timothy Joseph Faber, 27, of Sparta, WI,  operating while intoxicated- first offense, theft- first degree, criminal mischief- fourth degree and attempted escape from custody; and Jason William Sheldahl, 48 of Jefferson, domestic abuse assault- second offense. A trial date was set for Aug. 27 for Faber and for July 23 for Sheldahl. Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending June 13

Greene County magistrate court, week ending June 13

In Greene County magistrate court Elisha Marie Mischke of Jefferson was sentenced to 30 days in jail after she pleaded guilty to a charge of interference with official acts. All but two days of the jail term was suspended and she was placed on informal probation for one year. She must pay sheriff’s room and board fees for time she serves. Mischke was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge; both were suspended. She must pay $60 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees and $60 court costs. (Sentencing: Judge David Morain) Continue reading Greene County magistrate court, week ending June 13

Greene County district court, week ending June 6

In Greene County district court Renae Jane Baugh, 37, of Jefferson was sentenced to two years in prison after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated- second offense. All but seven days of the prison time was suspended; she is to serve the jail time concurrent to the sentence in an earlier OWI case. She must play sheriff’s room and board fees for the time she serves. She must complete the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation she has already undergone, and she must complete a community college drinking drivers school. She will be on probation for one year. Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending June 6

Greene County district court, week ending May 30

In Greene County district court Heidi Marie Chapman, 30, of Perry was sentenced May 24 to two years in prison after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of operating vehicle without owner’s consent. The prison term was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. Chapman was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. She must also pay $466.36 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees and $777.94 court costs. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending May 30

Greene County magistrate court, week ending May 30

In Greene County magistrate court Dalton Weber of Jefferson was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge on a charge of criminal mischief, amended from disorderly conduct- fighting or violent behavior. Court costs were $60.

Christopher Brian Quirk of Jefferson was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. He must also pay $300 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $60 court costs. Continue reading Greene County magistrate court, week ending May 30

Police blotter – May 2019

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

Friday, May 31: At 9:14 pm an officer investigated a two-vehicle car-deer accident on Highway 30 at Oakland Ave east of Jefferson. Dacoda Zipse of Harlan was eastbound on Highway 30 driving a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu owned by Misty Preuschal, also of Harlan. Zipse advised he struck a deer in the roadway. The deer flew into the other lane and struck a westbound 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck operated by Brock Louk and owned by Dennis Louk of Jefferson. Damage to Preuschal’s vehicle was estimated at $10,000. Damage to Louk’s pickup truck was estimated at $500. vehicle. The 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was owned by Dennis Louk and operate by Brock Louk both of Jefferson. The Zipse vehicle suffered a reported $10,00 in damages. The Louk vehicle had a reported $500 in damages. Continue reading Police blotter – May 2019

Sheriff’s report- May 2019

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

Friday, May 31: At 4:41 pm the sheriff, a deputy, Greene County Ambulance, and Grand Junction fire responded to a car- tractor accident on County Road E-26 (170th St) near County Road P-33 (S Ave) in Junction Township. Michael Anderson, 57, of Eagle Grove was westbound on E-26 and attempted to pass a tractor driven by Charles Gunn, 69, of Jefferson. Gunn started to turn and Anderson struck the bucket of the tractor. There were minor injuries and no one was transported. Anderson was cited for passing at an intersection. Damage to his 2014 Ford Focus exceeded value. Damage to the loader on the tractor was estimated at $7,000. At 9:19 pm a deputy investigated a complaint of people fishing from a bridge on 26th St and Quaker Ave in Grant Township. Continue reading Sheriff’s report- May 2019