Arrests and citations

At 9:07 a.m. on January 15, Oscar Medina Ornelas, 26, of Denison, was arrested for burglary in the 1st degree, domestic assault impeding air/blood flow and obstruction of emergency communications. Ornelas was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. He was placed on an ICE hold for re-entry into the United States.

At 9:12 a.m. on January 15, Argeniss Villa Vargas, 23, of Denison, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, child endangerment, violation of no-contact order and introducing intoxicants or drugs into institution.

At 11:02 a.m. on January 16, Kristina Marie Fuller, 19, of Deloit, was arrested for driving while license suspended and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At 11:03 a.m. on January 16, Timothy James Hoyle, 19, of Churdan, was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

At 5:24 p.m. on January 17, Chadwick Charles Sachau, 54, of Denison, was arrested for driving while barred.

At 8:44 p.m. on January 17, Christopher John Terwilleger, 35, of Denison, was arrested for driving while barred.

At 4:50 p.m. on January 18, Esther Rebekka Ramirez, 43, of Denison, was arrested for driving while license suspended.

At 2:56 p.m. on January 19, Priscilla Rene Moreno, 30, of Denison, was arrested for OWI 1st offense.

At 11:20 p.m. on January 19, Jacob Ray Russman, 20, of Dow City, was arrested for driving while license suspended.

At 8:23 p.m. on January 20 Douglas Duane Myers, 46, of Denison, was arrested for driving while license suspended.

At 12:18 a.m. on January 21, Wendy Susan Maddox, 44, of Loveland, CO, was arrested for domestic abuse 1st offense.

At 5:04 p.m. on January 22, Raymie Beth Bluml, 34, of Carroll, was arrested for violation of no-contact order.

Thefts

At 11:15 a.m. on January 20, Ryan Webb, of Manilla, reported two missing or stolen Iowa license plates.

Scams

At 11:43 a.m. on January 22, a Manilla resident reported received emails asking him to cash checks and get gift cards. He was advised to delete the emails and block the phone number.

Miscellaneous

At 7:18 p.m. on January 20, a transformer in the alley at 23 Date Street in Schleswig blew up. It was unknown at the time if it was on fire.

Accidents

At 3:22 p.m. on January 12, Kevin Aaron Fernando Baqueiro Moo, 20, of Schleswig, was driving a green 2001 Ford Ranger pickup north on Highway 59 in Schleswig. He said the road was slick and he lost control of his vehicle, which entered the east ditch and rolled over onto its top. Baqueiro Moo was out of the vehicle upon the arrival of the sheriff’s office. He complained of upper back pain, and first responders and an ambulance were called to the scene. The pickup received $3,000 damage.

A two-vehicle accident occurred at 7:48 a.m. on January 16. Kathrine Marie Huebert, 16, of Denison, was driving a gray 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee and stopped on South 16th Street with her hazard lights on to drop someone off at the middle school. Alexandria Elaine Gorman, 16, of Denison, was driving a blue 2011 Honda Civic and ran into the rear of Huebert’s vehicle. Gorman was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance. Her vehicle received approximately $2,000 damage to the front. Huebert’s vehicle sustained approximately $500 damage to the rear bumper and was driven away. Gorman’s vehicle was towed. No personal injuries were reported.

A two-vehicle accident occurred on January 17 at 12:14 p.m. Roger Dean Jochims, 70, of Mapleton, was backing a silver 2015 Ford F-250 from a parking stall and did not see a white 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee legally parked due to it blending with the snow-covered ground. Jochims’ vehicle sustained $500 damage to the rear driver side corner. The Jeep Grand Cherokee received approximately $2,500 damage to the front passenger side. No personal injuries were reported and both vehicles were driven away.

At 12:58 p.m. on January 17, Mackenzie Paige Poole, 21, of Ute, was driving a white 2006 Ford Five Hundred east on Highway 141. Her vehicle lost traction due to the icy roadway. It went into the west ditch and then over an embankment and into a corn field. No injuries were reported at the time. Poole was picked up by her parents who arranged towing service for the vehicle. The vehicle received $5,000 damage.

A two-vehicle accident occurred at 2:35 p.m. on January 18. Esther Rebekka Ramirez, 43, of Denison, was driving a silver 2009 Nissan Maxima south on 15th Street with flashing yellow traffic lights. Due to road conditions, Ramirez was unable to brake in time and collided with a gray 2014 Land Rover driven by Cindy Maite Verdinez, 18, of Denison, who was traveling west on Broadway and had flashing red traffic lights. Ramirez’s vehicle sustained $800 damage to the front driver side corner and Verdinez’s vehicle sustained $1,000 damage to the rear passenger side. Ramirez was arrested for driving while suspended and Verdinez was cited for not having a driver’s license. A passenger in Verdinez’s vehicle complained of head pain and was checked and cleared by paramedics on the scene. Both vehicles were driven away.

A one-vehicle accident was reported at 6:52 p.m. on January 19. Jose Alberto Salas, 17, of Denison, was driving a red 2019 Hyundai Elantra north on North 10th Street when he lost control due to road conditions and entered the ditch on the opposite lane. Salas’s vehicle sustained approximately $2,000 damage and was towed from the scene.

A two-vehicle accident in the Walmart parking lot occurred at 1:40 p.m. on January 20. Zulema Jahirie Medrano Yartz, 19, of Denison, was driving a silver 1990 Ford F-150 east through the parking lot near the east end of row #7. Janice Kay Miller, 65, of Denison, was driving a silver 2016 Ford Escape south through the parking lot when the vehicle driven by Yartz struck the right front of Miller’s vehicle. Miller’s vehicle sustained $1,000 damage to the front passenger side and Yartz’s vehicle sustained $200 damage to the front driver side corner. No personal injuries were reported and both vehicles were driven away.

At 3:20 a.m. on January 21, Edwin Salazar Aguirre reported that he had hit a deer with his vehicle about eight miles south of Denison on Highway 59. The deer had run away and his vehicle received minor damage to the right side box.

A two-vehicle accident occurred at 6:15 a.m. on January 21. Antonio Mario Aristondo Ramos, 29, of Denison, was driving a black 2018 Ram 1500 pick-up westbound in the 1400 block of 3rd Avenue North when Ramos struck a gray 2009 Ford Escape legally parked on the side of the road. Ramos’s vehicle sustained approximately $3,000 damage to the front passenger side and was driven away. The legally parked vehicle sustained approximately $4,000 damage to the rear driver side and was left at the scene.

At 6:25 p.m. on January 21, the Crawford County Law Enforcement Center received a report that a semi with a trailer loaded with hogs took a sharp turn, hit the ditch and was unable to move. The location was Wolf Street and Boyer Boulevard near Deloit.

At 8:06 a.m. on January 22, a car was reported in the ditch at Highway 59 and F Avenue near Schleswig. The vehicle was towed by a passer-by.

Vehicles towed

At 2:20 p.m. on January 20, a transit bus located at Highway 59 and 270th Street near Denison was towed by Waderich’s.

At 6:34 p.m. on January 20, a vehicle was towed from 130th Street and D Avenue. The vehicle was partially on the road and was a traffic hazard. The police attempted to make contact at the vehicle owner’s last known address but were unable to locate the owner.

At 5:20 p.m. on January 19, a vehicle located in the alley at 204 South Franklin Street in Dow City was towed per the order of the Dow City mayor.

At 8:30 a.m. on January 21, the City of Schleswig reported that it had a vehicle towed on January 16. The abandoned vehicle had been on the city right of way at 4th and Elm Street for two or more weeks. The city had it towed because of the predicted snowstorm. The vehicle had expired plates.

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