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Arrests and Warrants

At 2:06 p.m. on July 8, Woodbury County warrants were served on Kiley Shay Simonson Frank, 29 and Samuel Mark Giermann, 25.

At 10:15 a.m. on July 9, Curtis Ray Donaldson, 31, of Hammond, LA, was arrested for public intoxication.

Vandalism, Dog Bite

At 7:50 p.m. on July 8, St. Anthony’s in Westside reported a dog bite.

At 9:01 a.m. on July 9, the Manilla City Hall reported a car damaged on Main Street. A 2006 Chrysler 300 that was parked in front of the Manilla Bowling Alley had the chrome molding on the rear door damaged.


At 11:26 a.m. on July 3, an erratic driver complaint came into the communication center about a white semi-tractor trailer all over the road, traveling across the center line and back to the shoulder. At 11:26 a.m. a call came in about a semi in the ditch. It was the same semi that was reported earlier driving erratically. The semi was lying on its passenger side with beans from the trailer lying in the bean field belonging to Nathan Brandt. The driver, Chris Allen Bouslaugh, 60, of Earling was standing on the shoulder of the roadway. Bouslaugh stated that he got over onto the shoulder and then lost control. He was traveling eastbound with a load of beans. After some talking with Bouslaugh a little more, he was then turned over to Officer Hansen with the IDOT for testing for being under the influence of a drug. During the accident a utility pole belonging to Mid-American Energy was damaged and a crew arrived to repair it before any towing of any vehicle could occur. Owners of the truck and trailer had made arrangements to have the vehicles towed. Bouslaugh was later arrested for driving under the influence of a narcotic. Bouslaugh was also cited for failure to maintain control of a vehicle. The Manilla Fire Department assisted with traffic control while the grain was being cleaned up. There was $50,000 damage to the semi and tractor trailer.

At 2:30 p.m. on July 5, Nancy Jean Overmohle, 63, of Schaller, driver of a black 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer and Terry Lee TenEyck, 60, of Arion, driver of a blue 2016 Ford F150 pickup were traveling west on Avenue C in Denison near the driveways to a commercial property. Overmohle rear ended TenEyck’s pickup, exited the roadway to the south and came to rest on the west side of the intersection of Avenue C and Arrowhead Road. Overmohle’s vehicle sustained damage to the right front fender and bumper. TenEyck’s pickup sustained damage to the left rear bumper and fender. Overmohle stated she must have fallen asleep and struck the pickup. TenEyck stated that Overmohle was accelerating before the impact. Overmohle was transported to the Crawford County Memorial Hospital for evaluation. There was $3,000 damage to Overmohle’s vehicle and $2,000 damage to TenEyck’s vehicle. Overmohle was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.

At 10:37 p.m. on July 5, Christian Micheal Berens, 42, of Charter Oak, driver of a gray 2013 Toyota Rav4 was westbound on Highway 141 when a deer entered the roadway. Berens struck the deer causing approximately $6,000 in damage to his vehicle.

At 2:32 p.m. on July 8, Aaron Charles Hansen, 17, of Denison, driver of a silver 2011 Chevrolet Malibu and Richard Dale Thompson, 59, of Manilla, driver of a yellow 2019 Caterpiller grader were both traveling south on 310th Street when Hansen ran into the back of the grader. Hansen stated that he couldn’t see because of the dust the grader was creating. Thompson was spreading gravel out on the roadway when he was struck by Hansen. No injuries were reported to either party. Waderich Towing towed Hansen’s vehicle from the scene. There was $8,000 damage to Hansen’s vehicle and $100 to the grader.

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