Sheldon Teen’s Car, Sheldon Woman’s Minivan Damaged In Accident; Cough Medicine Stolen From Hy-Vee

Date posted - February 20, 2012

A Sheldon teen’s car and a Sheldon woman’s minivan were damaged in an accident on Friday (2/17) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 8:00 AM, 16-year-old Sung-Ju Kim of Sheldon was eastbound on Washington Avenue, in a 1992 Toyota. Forty-three-year-old Lisa Meendering of Sheldon was northbound on Fifth Street in a 2000 Ford.

Kim says he stopped for the stop sign at the intersection of Fifth and Washington, and after he stopped, he proceeded into the intersection and was struck by Meendering. Meendering says she didn’t see the Kim vehicle. The intersection is a 4-way stop intersection.

Kim’s Toyota received $2000 damage. Meendering’s Ford received $1000 damage.

There were no injuries.

Meendering was charged with a stop sign violation.

In other police news,

Hy-Vee management reports that about 10:40 on Thursday (2/16), someone stole two boxes of Mucinex DM cold medicine from the store. The value of the medicine is $26.70. According to the product’s web site, the medicine is only an expectorant and cough suppressant. It does NOT contain the ingredient that is abused to make methamphetamine.

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