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At 12:38 a.m. on July 18, Jason William Schiltz, 47, of Schleswig, was taken into custody for an active arrest warrant. (Note: The subject’s name should not be confused with Jason M. Schultz, of Schleswig, who is a state senator.)

At 2:51 p.m. on July 20, Nina Brandy Nicole Bruns, 33, of Denison, and Allison Marie Martin, 31, of Audubon, were arrested for shoplifting items having a total worth of $67.71 from Walmart in Denison. According to criminal complaints filed in district court in Crawford County, Bruns was also charged with a controlled substance violation, a Class B felony; possession of contraband in a correctional institution, a Class D felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. The criminal complaints allege that Bruns was in possession of seven grams of a white powdery substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine; was in possession of methamphetamine at the Crawford County Jail; and that drug paraphernalia, including two scales, razor blades and many dime bags were discovered in her purse after her arrest.


At 11:32 a.m. on July 19, Michael Bluml, of Manning, reported his checkbook stolen from his house on July 13 and his wallet stolen from his house on July 15. Items stolen were an Iowa driver’s license and an Iowa Permit to Carry along with the wallet.

On July 20, a 1997 Ford F150 belonging to Noah Jang Fredericksen, of Denison, was reported stolen near the area of tropical sno. The keys to the pickup were left in it. The pickup was recovered on July 21 and returned to Fredericksen.


At 4 p.m. on July 17, Kathy Robertson’s vehicle was parked in front of her home in Vail when someone ran into her driver’s side door area.

At 12:50 p.m. on July 15, Ana Alicia Valladares, 50, of Harlan, driver of a red 2014 Toyota Avalon, was backing up northbound through the McDonald’s parking lot in Denison while Harold Albert Thede, 90, of Deloit, driver of a silver 2005 Ford Taurus, started backing up out of a parking stall. The bumper on the rear passenger side of Thede’s vehicle and the rear passenger side of Valladares’s vehicle collided. Thede stated he had stopped backing up and Valladares continued backing, striking the rear of his vehicle. Valladares stated she was backing up and Thede backed into her. The only damage visible was paint transfer on both vehicles. There was approximately $500 damage to both vehicles. No citations were issued at the time of the report and no injuries were reported.

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