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At 2:02 a.m. on May 9, Gweah Farmah, 22, of Des Moines, was arrested for driving while revoked, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, 1st offense, obstruction of prosecution and interference with official acts. Gweah was also cited for unsafe backing on a highway and failure to prove security against liability, non- accident.

At 11:10 p.m. on May 9, Santiago Garibo Ozuna, 31, of Denison, was arrested for driving while suspended.

At 1:46 a.m. on May 10, Abigail Adina Flores-Montano, 32, of Des Moines, was arrested for driving while suspended and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, 2nd offense. Flores-Montano received a citation for failure to use headlights when required.

At 11:53 p.m. on May 11, Jasper Wolfe Raia, 21, of Denison, was arrested for OWI, 1st offense.

At 5:21 a.m. on May 12, Michael John Bendixen, 20, of Harlan, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At 12:45 p.m. on May 12, Gatwech Gatluak Jock, 46, of Denison, was arrested for attempted murder, an aggravated assault.

At 6:16 p.m. on May 11, Kevin Michael O’Brien, 19, of Ricketts, was arrested for theft, 5th degree, at Walmart in Denison.


At 7:31 p.m. on May 10, an accident was reported at 721 Broadway in Denison. Rhoda Apajok Atem Gak, 31, of Denison, was driving a white 2004 Nissan Murano. Her vehicle was found overturned in a culvert with two females standing next to it. The Crawford County EMS arrived on the scene and attended to the occupants of the vehicle. After speaking with two witnesses, one stated that the vehicle was going fast down the hill on Broadway, blew the stop sign, hit the curb, then hit a pole and went into the culvert. Another witness said that he was traveling north on 7th Street when he saw the vehicle blow through the stop sign, hit the curb and knock a pole over, and then he lost sight of the vehicle while it headed towards a culvert. Both occupants of the vehicle were wearing their seatbelts and the side airbags were deployed. Gak and a passenger, Alakiir Gak, 5, were transported to Crawford County Memorial Hospital. After speaking with Gak, she stated that after picking up Alakiir from school and while traveling down the hill, she lost control of the vehicle and tried braking, but did not succeed. Gak stated she had insurance on the vehicle. There was $6,000 damage to the vehicle. Waderich Towing towed the vehicle.

At 11:26 p.m. on May 10, a hit and run was reported on Chamberlin Drive in Denison. A maroon 2016 Chevrolet Equinox was legally parked facing north and was struck in the rear, damaging the driver’s side fender and tail light, estimated at $2,500. The Equinox had white paint on it from the other vehicle hitting it.

At 3:53 p.m. on May 11, Dianne Lee Bremser, 73, of Dow City, driver of a maroon 2006 GMC Envoy, backed into a legally parked gold 2004 Chevrolet owned by Shari Bruck in the Hy-Vee parking lot in Denison. There was $300 damage to Bremser’s vehicle and $300 damage to Bruck’s vehicle.

At 2:23 p.m. on May 12, Shawn Allen Dressen, 44, of Denison, driver of a green 1997 Chevrolet, and Taylor Shannon-Meagan Marshall, 19, of Odebolt, driver of a black 2011 GMC Terrain, were both backing out of their parking spots at Walmart in Denison when their vehicles struck. There was no damage reported to Marshall’s SUV and Dressen’s vehicle sustained a broken brake light valued at $50.

At 1:12 a.m. on May 12, a hit and run was reported at the intersection of South Main Street and Second Avenue South in Denison. A street sign had been hit in the median. It’s believed that a black Chevy Suburban caused the damage due to the parts that were left at the scene. The case will remain unfounded until further evidence is produced.

At 3:11 p.m. on May 12, a hit and run was reported at the Eventide parking lot in Denison. The vehicle at fault was described as a tan Buick with a female driver. The vehicle that was hit was a tan 1996 Ford F150 pickup legally parked. Later the police department received a tip that the driver at fault was Maryann Noel Bilbo, 53, of Kiron, driver of a beige 2000 Buick Century. Bilbo admitted to hitting the pickup. Bilbo’s vehicle received approximately $300 in damage to the front driver side. The Ford pickup received $100 damage to the rear driver side tailgate. Bilbo was cited for leaving the scene of an accident, property damage only.