Arrests and Warrants

At 9:50 p.m. on September 10, Chris Knight was arrested on a Crawford County warrant for probation violation.

At 9:34 p.m. on September 10, Shelby Sue Hein, 26, was served a warrant for contempt of court. The original charge included three counts of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $1,000.

At 7:41 p.m. on September 11, Jake Schwade was arrested for driving while barred.


At 4:25 p.m. on September 19, September Knee called in an accident that occurred earlier in the day. She lost control of her vehicle, which went into a ditch when she was attempting to pass a semi that was making a turn onto Q Avenue. The semi driver admitted he was left of center in order to make the turn. Knee then got her vehicle out of the ditch after making several attempts and left the scene. Knee failed to maintain control of her vehicle when making the pass of the semi. The investigating sheriff’s deputy was unable to determine what damage was done to the vehicles as both had left the scene before the incident was reported.

At 1:23 p.m. on September 9, Brynne Gay Cue, 63, of Denison, driver of a red 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix, was driving through the Walmart parking lot and sideswiped a yellow pole, causing damage to the passenger side of her car and some paint transfer to the pole. There was no damage to the pole and the vehicle sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

At 8:57 p.m. on September 10, Billy Alan Reit, 61, of Denison, driver of a gray 2008 Chevrolet Impala, backed into a red 2011 Ford Fusion being driven by Sydney Mae Bergamo, 21, of Denison, at the intersection of North 11th Street and Third Avenue North. There was $500 damage to Reit’s vehicle and $250 damage to Bergamo’s vehicle.

At 6:38 a.m. on September 11, Samuel Wilson Kendall, 43, of Carroll, driver of a 2005 Peterbilt semi tractor, was in the process of backing southeast off the highway at Ash Road and E16 to park the trailer on a private grass lot located north of the FAC grain hoop building. Both lanes of the highway were blocked with the tractor unit in the westbound lane facing to the west, with the trailer angled from the tractor backing to the southeast. Brandon D. Wigg, 51, of Schleswig, driver of a silver 2017 Kia Rio, saw the headlights of Kendall’s semi and didn’t see the trailer blocking his lane. Wigg believed that he was meeting an oncoming vehicle. Wigg ran under the trailer, striking and wedging under the trailer ahead of the dump box. It was dark at the time of the incident and had been raining on and off that morning. Wigg was able to get out of the vehicle by crawling out of the passenger side window. Wigg received only minor injuries. Wigg advised that he was traveling at or near the posted speed limit of 35 miles per hour. The Schleswig Fire Department and the Crawford County Ambulance assisted at the scene. There was $5,000 damage to the semi and $10,000 damage to Wigg’s vehicle. Waderich Towing of Denison towed Wigg’s vehicle.