Sheriff’s report

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

Sunday, April 21: At 8:25 pm a deputy investigated a complaint of a possible intoxicated driver on 140th St. Stacy Michelle Stream, 33, of Jefferson was arrested for operating while intoxicated- first offense and child endangerment*. Continue reading Sheriff’s report

Police blotter

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

Sunday, April 21: At 1:22 am an officer was out of his vehicle performing business door checks near Highway 30 when he heard a passing vehicle driving on the rumble strips. The officer returned to his vehicle to investigate further. He caught up to the vehicle as it was turning into Wild Rose Casino. The officer had witnessed the vehicle leave its lane while he was attempting to catch up to it. The officer parked beside the vehicle and spoke to the driver. The officer’s investigation led the arrest of Gabriel Landa, 34, of Worthington, MN, for operating while intoxicated- first offense (serious misdemeanor)I*. He was also cited for failure to have a valid driver’s license and failure to provide proof of financial liability. Continue reading Police blotter

Greene County district court through April 18

In Greene County district court Elisha Zechariah Hiram Ward, 19, of Jefferson was granted a deferred judgment April 12 after he pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal mischief- third degree, amended from criminal mischief- second degree. He was placed on informal probation for two years. A judgment was entered for a $625 civil penalty and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. Ward is jointly and severally liable for $4,755.08 victim restitution. A charge of trespass causing damage more than $200 was dismissed. Court costs were $180. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court through April 18

Greene County district court, week ending April 5

In Greene County district court McKensie Rae Bess, 36, of Carroll was sentenced April 3 to seven days in jail after she pleaded guilty at arraignment to a charge of possession of marijuana- second offense. The jail term was suspended and she was placed on unsupervised probation for one year. She must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at her own expense. Bess was fined $315 with a $110.25 surcharge, a $10 drug abuse resistance education (DARE) surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. She must also pay $500 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees. Court costs were $219.67. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending April 5

Greene County district court, week ending March 29

In Greene County district court Kaden Mikel Lowe, 19, of Grand Junction was granted a deferred judgment March 22 after he pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal mischief- third degree, amended from trespass causing damage more than $200 and conspiracy to commit non-forcible felony. He must pay a $625 civil penalty and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. He and co-defendants are jointly and severally liable for $4,755.08 victim restitution. He was placed on informal probation for two years. Court costs were $140. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville) Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending March 29

Greene County magistrate court, week ending March 29

Cases were initiated in magistrate court against Megan Ann Stuhr of Fort Dodge, theft-fifth degree (two separate cases); Randy Robert Lundberg of Jefferson, possession of drug paraphernalia; Dalton Weber of Jefferson, disorderly conduct- fighting or violent behavior; and Benjamin Lee Cahall of Grand Junction, assault.

Police blotter – March 2019

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

Sunday, March 31: At 1:49 pm an officer investigated a one-vehicle property damage accident in the parking lot at White Oak Station. Luis Ortiz of Jefferson backed his 2008 Ford Focus, into the guards around the fuel pumps, causing $500 in damages to the rear of the vehicle. No damage was reported to the guard, or pump. Continue reading Police blotter – March 2019

Sheriff’s report – March 2019

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

Sunday, March 31: At 1:16 pm a deputy and the Scranton fire department responded to a controlled burn that was out of control in the 700 block of County Road N-65 (D Ave) in Kendrick Township. At 5:21 pm a deputy and the Jefferson fire department responded to a controlled burn that was out of control in the 1800 block of M Ave in Greenbrier Township. Continue reading Sheriff’s report – March 2019

Greene County district court, week ending March 22

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignment in Greene County district court as follows: Kylene Suzanne Rabourne, 40, of Grand Junction, possession of methamphetamine; Lauren Marie Schulte, 24, of Jefferson, assault on persons in certain occupations; Shawn Annear, 43, of Adel, domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness, and criminal  mischief- first degree; Branden Gerrick Smith, 42, of Jefferson, eluding, domestic  abuse assault- third or subsequent offense, and possession of firearm as a felon; and Michael Allen Olson, 57, of Jefferson, operating while intoxicated- first offense, and driving while license revoked. Trial dates were set for May 14 in every case except Smith’s case. His trial date was set for June 5. Continue reading Greene County district court, week ending March 22