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Arrests, Citations and Warrants

At 10:19 p.m. on February 1, Christine Elizabeth Richardson, 52, of Onawa, was arrested and charged with OWI, 1st offense.

At 8:49 p.m. on February 1, Ameila Velazquez, of Denison, was charged with tattooing without a license.

At 1:40 a.m. on February 2, Alexus Cheyenne Gutierrez, 20, of Des Moines, was arrested for operating while intoxicated, 1st offense.

At 1:18 p.m. on February 5, Keena Jo Welch, 25, of Denison, was arrested for driving while suspended.

At 2:51 a.m. on February 6, Ramon Hernandez Paez was cited for driving under suspension.

At 3:30 a.m. on February 6, Kayla Ann Beyerink, 29, was served with a warrant.

Accidents

A two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of 11th Street and Avenue C in Denison at 5:45 p.m. on February 6. Martha Zuviri, 50, of Denison, was driving a black 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee south on Avenue C behind Farida Ismail Alamin, 41, of Denison, operator of a white 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. When Alamin stopped to prepare to make a left turn onto 11th Street, Zuviri was distracted at the time by a passenger; she did not notice that Alamin had stopped until it was too late for her to come to a full stop. Zuviri’s vehicle struck the rear of Alamin’s car. The street was very slick at the time due to freezing drizzle, which the police officer noted contributed to the collision. Zurivi’s vehicle received $750 damage to the front bumper. Alamin’s vehicle received $1,500 damage. Alamin complained of a headache but denied medical treatment or examination. Zuviri was cited for failing to stop in an assured and clear distance.

A vehicle went off the road at the south junction of Highway 30 and Highway 59/141 in Denison at 2:31 a.m. on February 7. Hollie Danielle Gordon, 27, of Fort Dodge, was driving a white 2016 Chrysler 300 east on Highway 30 when, due to an impairment and road conditions, she lost control of her vehicle, and it went into the ditch. As a result, Gordon continued to lose control of her vehicle upon entering the ditch, and her car collided with a parked trailer belonging to Vetter Equipment. Gordon’s vehicle received $15,000 damage and was disabled. The trailer received $5,000 damage. Gordon told the investigating officer that she did not require medical attention. She was arrested and charged with OWI, 1st offense, and was cited for failure to maintain control.

A vehicle slid over the embankment of the Boyer River bridge on Highway 59 in Denison after it struck a pillar on February 7. At about at 6:10 a.m., Christhian Angel Perez Molina, 32, of Denison, was driving a white 2008 GMC Acadia in the southbound lane of Highway 59 when his vehicle lost traction on the snow on the road, and the front passenger side struck a cement pillar on the bridge. The front passenger tire was damaged and Perez Molina lost control of the vehicle. It slid down the embankment on the south side of Highway 59 and came to rest in the ditch at the bottom of the bank. Perez Molina did not complain of major injuries and was given a ride home, but when he was dropped off, he was starting to show some soreness in his lower back. He was told to consider making a medical appointment if the soreness got worse or continued. All the airbags in the vehicle deployed during the accident. The front and rear passenger side received $8,000 damage but the severity of the damage caused to frame and engine compartment were unknown at the time. The vehicle was towed by Waderichs, of Denison.

A Honda and a garbage truck were involved in an accident at the intersection of Broadway and 16th Street in Denison at 9:45 a.m. on February 7. Wilson Riphin, 46, of Denison, was driving a white 1999 Honda CR-V east on Broadway, and Brian Paul Lindsay, 36, of Carroll, was driving a blue 2012 Peterbilt truck south on 16th Street. Riphin told the investigating officer that he stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with 16th Street and proceeded to drive forward when the truck didn’t stop at the stop sign. Riphin said he was unable to stop due to the snow-covered street. A passenger in Riphin’s vehicle gave the same account. Lindsay said he stopped at the stop sign at the Broadway intersection. He said he was proceeding across the intersection when he noticed that Riphin’s vehicle was sliding with its brakes locked up; it was coming to the intersection and he didn’t get stopped in time. Riphin’s car struck the rear axle area of the garbage truck. The front bumper of Riphin’s car was completely ripped off and was under the vehicle. Lindsay did not notice any damage to the truck. When Riphin was asked for his license, registration and insurance, he told the officer that he was sending his vehicle back to his country and that he didn’t currently have insurance on the vehicle. Riphin and the passenger in his vehicle were both transported to Crawford County Memorial Hospital by Crawford County Ambulance and were treated for lower back and neck injuries. Lindsay said he was not injured. Riphin was cited for failure to prove security against liability, accident, and was issued the citation at the hospital. Riphin was also informed that his license will be suspended on February 13 for a previous fine he received last year for the same violation (but not accident-related) and non-payment of that fine.