Sheldon Police Investigate Three Accidents, Apprehend Two Men

Date posted - March 9, 2012

A Sheldon woman’s PT Cruiser was damaged in an accident on Monday (3/5) in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 11:35 AM, 31-year-old Murray Drohman of Sheldon was westbound on Eleventh Street, in a 1963 Ford. Eighty-four-year-old Clarice Kreykes of Sheldon was northbound on Eighth Avenue in a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser.
The officer’s report says Kreykes went through the yield sign, not seeing Drohman’s vehicle, and the vehicles collided.
Kreykes’s Chrysler PT Cruiser received $4500 damage. Drohman’s Ford was not damaged.
There were no injuries.
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A Sheldon man’s vehicle was damaged in an accident on Wednesday (3/7) in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 11:35 AM, 48-year-old Thomas Mook of Sheldon was backing eastbound from a yard in the 800 block of Union Avenue onto the street in a 1999 Nissan pickup. Sixty-eight-year-old Kenneth VerSteeg of Sheldon was southbound on Union Avenue in a 2006 Honda. The pickup struck the car as it was driving by.
VerSteeg’s Honda received $2000 damage. Mook’s Nissan was not damaged.
There were no injuries.
Mook was charged with unsafe backing.
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A parked car was damaged in an accident on Thursday (3/8) in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 9:15 AM, 68-year-old Robert Geels of Sheldon was backing northbound from a driveway on Seventh Street, in a 2005 Chevy. Sheila Miller’s 1998 Kia was legally-parked on Seventh Street. Geels backed into the parked car.
Miller’s Kia received $1800 damage. Geels’ pickup was not damaged.
He was charged with unsafe backing.
There were no injuries.
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The Sheldon Police also apprehended two subjects recently.
On Thursday (3/8), they stopped 42-year-old Bobby Tankersley for driving while his license was suspended. He was cited and released.
Also on Thursday, they arrested 32-year-old Mark Wenck of Lidderdale, Iowa for Driving While Revoked For OWI. He was taken to the O’Brien County Jail.
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