Arrests and citations

At 8:43 p.m. on November 19, after a pursuit, Thobeka Ntokozo Sithole, 28, was cited for open container and speeding. The incident took place at Highway 59 and 2200th Street at Defiance.


At 3:46 a.m. on November 18, the law enforcement center received a report that a vehicle hit a calf in the northbound lane of Highway 39 south of Deloit.

At 4:35 p.m. on November 19, the owner of a white 2006 Ford F150 pickup reported damage to the vehicle. He had parked the pickup along Broadway in Denison the night of November 18 and didn’t move it the next day. When he was in back of his residence he heard the street sweeper coming up the street. He heard it shut off in front of his house and heard it starting to back up after a couple minutes. He said the street sweeper continued and turned right onto 19th Street. The pickup owner said he didn’t think much of it. Later, when he went out to his truck he noticed damage to the driver’s side mirror. The owner had picked up the pieces and showed them to the investigating officer when the officer arrived. Damage was estimated at $300.

At 6 p.m. on November 19, Daniela Sinai Oropeza Martinez, 20, of Denison, was driving a silver 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe east on Highway 30 when she struck a deer. The collision caused $1,400 damage to the front driver side corner of the vehicle.

At 1:18 p.m. on November 20, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office assisted Shelby County with a personal-injury traffic accident on Highway 59 north of Defiance.

At 9:12 p.m. on November 20, Cristobal Del Angel reported a car versus deer accident four miles east of Denison. The deer was off the roadway and the car was driven home after the accident.


At 12:34 p.m. on November 18, a dog was reported bitten by another dog in Schleswig. The incident report said Kirby Sands was walking his Husky and Alethea Valentine’s dog was in the yard. The Husky broke its harness and both dogs went into the alley. Valentine’s dog was bitten on the right back leg. Sands was able to get his dog under control.

At 3:47 p.m. on November 18, the law enforcement center received a call that traffic was backed up at the railroad crossing on Highway 141 near Manilla because of a crossing malfunction.

The law enforcement center received a report at 9:05 p.m. on November 18 that a guide wire was struck and a highline power pole was knocked down at 3166 340th Street near Manilla. Power lines were across the road. MidAmerican Energy was contacted, No injuries were reported.

At 10:52 p.m. on November 19, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office conducted a K9 sniff at a traffic stop on Chamberlin Drive near the movie theater. No further information was available and the case was marked closed.

An abandoned vehicle was reported at 10:15 A.M. on November 20. It had been sitting on 110th Street for two to three days. It was towed to the impound lot and the abandoned vehicle process was started.

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