A Sheldon man faces a felony domestic abuse count, among other charges. Officers report they arrested then-25-year-old Joshua Grimes of Sheldon on January 1st. He has since had a birthday and is now 26. Grimes is charged with Domestic Abuse by Impeding, a class D Felony; Child Endangerment, an Aggravated Misdemeanor; and Interference with Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor. He was taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.
The Sheldon Police also cited a sixteen-year-old Sheldon boy on Wednesday, January 15th. He was cited on a charge of Simple Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.
The police also took a report of vandalism at the First Christian Reformed Church. It was reported that some time between January 1st and January 15th, some basement window panes were destroyed by rocks that had been thrown through them. The windows were valued at $75.
A semi driven by a George man and a pickup driven by a Sheldon man were damaged in an accident on Wednesday, January 15 in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 10:15 AM, 53-year-old Ronald Julius of George was northbound on Western Avenue at the Highway 18 intersection in a 2000 Peterbilt semi. Forty-nine-year-old Brice Mosier of Sheldon was also northbound, behind Julius on Western in a 2007 Ford pickup.
Both drivers reported Julius was stopped at the Highway 18 stop sign. Another semi approached from the east on 18 and signaled to turn south onto Western Avenue. Julius realized that the turning vehicle did not enough room to make the turn and backed up the semi he was driving to give the other truck more room, and backed into Mosier, who was stopped behind him. Julius didn’t realize he struck the vehicle behind him and left the scene.
The Peterbilt semi only received $100 damage. Mosier’s Ford pickup received $2300 damage.
There were no injuries reported.
No charges were filed.