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Arrests, Charges, Citations, Warrants

At 7:24 p.m. on December 14, Kim Reat, 27, was arrested on a Crawford County warrant.

At 8:35 p.m. on Dec. 16, Joshua Leonard Rosburg, 31, of Charter Oak was cited for driving while suspended.

Thefts, Vandalism, Break-In, Miscellaneous

At 9:51 p.m. on December 11, Argeniss Noe Villa Vargas was charged with criminal mischief for causing property damage at 610 Sunset Drive in Denison and was also in violation of a no-contact order.

At 6:15 p.m. on December 11, Laura Rebecca Chandler, reported her 1992 tan Ford Ranger was found in a field in Monona County. Chandler said she had not seen the vehicle since December 9. The keys had been left in it. She had no ideas on who might have taken it.

At 4:50 p.m. on December 13, a tan dog located at 223 North 20th Street in Denison and owned by Ashley Chantelle Nicole Hetterich bit a juvenile pedestrian that was walking on the city sidewalk.


At 10:09 a.m. on November 30, Rigoberto De Jesus Mendez Julian, 21, of Spencer, driver of a red 2012 Ford F150 pickup and Raquel Medel Hannan, 34, of Kiron, driver of a white 2003 Chevrolet Venture van were both traveling south on Highway 39. Hannan was slowing/ stopping to allow an unknown vehicle in front of her to turn onto K Avenue and she stated that there were two vehicles in front of her and the first vehicle was waiting for northbound traffic to pass before turning. Mendez Julian stated he didn’t realize that the vehicles ahead had slowed or stopped and that he had his cruise control on right before running into the rear of Hannan’s vehicle. Hannan was cited for no license and for failure to stop in assured clear distance. Both vehicles were towed by Waderich Towing of Denison. There was $8,000 damage to Mendez’s Julian’s vehicle and $8,000 damage to Hannan’s vehicle.

At 2:13 a.m. on December 14, an automobile accident was reported at Quality Food Processors in Denison for a hit and run that occurred. Stacey Ann Dimig, 50, stated her car got hit while she was at work and that she had her co-worker through the shift that went outside during their break and saw what they thought was a gold Chevrolet Impala get hit by a black Jeep. Dimig stated she did not know it was her car that had gotten hit since her car is silver but in the dark it might have looked gold to her co-worker at the time they witnessed the incident. The supervisor at Quality Food Processors stated that the driver and vehicle do match a worker there but he cannot give out personal information other than the name. Dimig’s vehicle had a dent on the driver side fender and front bumper. Damage was estimated at $900.

At 12:20 p.m. on December 14, a hit and run accident was reported at Hy-Vee in Denison. A witness stated she saw a silver Toyota Tacoma backing out of a parking stall. As the Toyota was making the turn on the backing, it sideswiped the vehicle next to it which was a silver 2004 Dodge Durango SUV damaging the rear driver’s side corner in front of the bumper. The Toyota then left out of the east exit of the parking lot. The Durango received a dent and the rear bumper was slightly pulled away from the truck. The owner was located coming out of Hy-Vee and he was informed of the hit and run. There was approximately $500 damage to the vehicle.

At 4:50 p.m. on December 15, a white Chevrolet Cruze was southbound on Main Street in Denison and was aggressively approaching the intersection of Highway 30. Rudy M. Garzona Quintana, 33, of Denison, driver of a red 2017 Dodge Ram was westbound in the right lane of Highway 30 approaching Main Street. Amber Lynn Dobbs, 30, of Vail, driver of a red 1007 Jeep Compass was westbound in the left lane of Highway 30 approaching Main Street. A witness was approximately a half block behind Dobbs’s vehicle and saw the white Chevrolet Cruze abruptly stopped at the intersection causing Quintana to swerve from his lane into the path into the path of Dobbs’s vehicle. Dobbs left the roadway to the south side of the highway, post-impact, entering the Burger King property. Quintana and the occupants in his vehicle dispute the scenario stated that Dobbs entered Highway 30 from northbound Main Street striking the left side of his vehicle. Quintana’s vehicle was loaded with several folding tables and chairs. One chair was found in the intersection. Quintana’s vehicle sustained considerable damage to the left side and nerf bar damage. According to the witnesses, the no contact vehicle, the Dodge Ram left the scene eastbound on Highway 30. Highway 30 had the green light and the Main Street traffic light was red. The driver of the Chevrolet Cruze was identified by a passenger in the Quintana vehicle. There was $5,000 to the Quintana vehicle and $5,000 to Dobbs’ vehicle.

At 7:19 p.m. on December 15, Darwin Wessel struck a deer by Highway 30 and M Avenue in Denison. Damage was estimated at under $2,500 to the front of the pickup. Wessel was issued a deer salvage tag.


In Friday’s Police Beat, Jill Matthews was incorrectly identified as a resident of Dow City. She lives in Denison. Matthews had reported that her water heater was stolen and that she later found it on East Fulton Street in Dow City, stripped of its part.