Arrests and warrants

At 4:47 p.m. on November 20, Kevin Omar Contreras Sanchez, 24, of Denison, was arrested for driving under suspension.

At 12:16 a.m. on November 23, Brandon Enrique Ayala, 20, of Denison, was arrested on a warrant out of Webster County.

At 10:12 p.m. on November 23, a warrant was served on James Bernard Schiltz, 59, by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant was served in Denison.

At 4:34 a.m. on November 24, Evan Lee Nemitz, 29, of Schleswig, was arrested for OWI, 1st offense.

At 7:32 a.m. on November 24, Jennifer M. Caballero, 23, of Crete, Nebraska, was arrested for public intoxication and assault on persons in certain occupations – bodily injury. The latter offense took place at the Crawford County Jail according to the arrest report.

At 8:20 p.m. on November 24, Bryan Richard Hollander, 53, was arrested for aggravated domestic abuse.


Three vehicles were involved in an accident at 3:03 p.m. on November 20 on 7th Avenue North near the intersection with North 20th Street. Barbara Ann Lueck, 82, of Denison, was driving a white 2014 Chrysler 300 east on 7th Avenue North. She stated that she did not see a blue 2000 GMC Sierra K1500 being backed out of a driveway by Mario Sanchez-Duran, 56, of Denison. Sanchez-Duran stated he was backing and stopped when he saw Lueck’s vehicle approaching but a portion of his long truck bed was sticking out into the road. Lueck’s vehicle struck the truck bed, causing it to be pushed into a blue 2008 Chrysler Town & Country that was legally parked to the left of the truck. Sanchez-Duran’s truck received $3,500 in damage to the passenger side rear fender. Leuck’s vehicle received about $3,500 in damage to the front passenger side. The Town & Country received $2,500 in damage to the passenger rear bumper. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

A tire that fell off a vehicle traveling on Highway 30 in Denison struck the Breadeaux Pizza building at 11:43 a.m. on November 21. James Robert McConnell, 34, of Schleswig, was driving a silver 2004 Chevrolet Impala west in the 1100 block of Highway 30 when the left rear tire fell off, went across the eastbound lanes and struck the north side of the Breadeaux Pizza building. Approximately $500 in damage was done to the building. McConnell’s car received $100 in damage. The police report said McConnell did not provide insurance.

At 5:34 a.m. on November 22, the law enforcement center received multiple calls about a dead deer and vehicle debris in the middle of Highway 30 east of 380th Street. The subject that hit the deer called into the law enforcement center to say his vehicle was in the ditch and he was at Sparky’s in Vail.

A two-vehicle accident occurred at 7:45 a.m. on November 22 on North 14th Street in Denison. Deborah Kay Beam, 50, of Denison, was backing out of the driveway at 403 North 14th Street and stopped in the street because she saw a dark blue 1994 Chevrolet C1500 pickup being backed out of the driveway across the street by Steve Morton Miller, 62, of Denison. Beam said she recalled briefly hearing the beeping from the backup sensor while she was stopped just before the collision. Miller did not recall seeing Beam’s black 2017 Ford F150 Supercrew pickup before the collision. The accident report said that Miller had cleared the frost from the side mirrors but did not clear the frost from the rear window of his pickup, likely contributing to the failure to see Beam’s vehicle in the street. Miller’s pickup received $500 damage and Beam’s pickup received $2,000 damage. Miller was cited for unsafe backing.

A two-vehicle accident occurred on 3rd Avenue South in Denison at 3:03 p.m. on November 23. Jane Grace Pagel, 67, of Denison, was backing a blue 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup from the driveway at 1604 3rd Avenue South and did not check the roadway behind her. Her pickup struck a gray 2016 Chevrolet Silverado K1500 pickup that was parked and unoccupied on the opposite side of the street. The 2016 Silverado received $3,000 damage. Pagel’s Silverado was not damaged. Pagel was cited for unsafe backing on the highway.

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