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Sheldon Police Kept Busy Over The Weekend

Sheldon PD car police spdSheldon, IA — Sheldon Police were kept busy over the weekend with a variety of incidents. On Friday, they investigated break-ins of two automobiles that were parked in a parking lot on north Washington Avenue. In one instance the car was ransacked but nothing was missing. In the other, burglars reportedly stole a Kenwood car stereo, valued at about $80.

Shortly before 1:00 am Saturday, police received a report of damage to a glass door at BuddZ’s in Sheldon. Following their investigation, police arrested 34-year old Rashad O. Bettis of Sheldon on a charge of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree.

One individual was arrested twice on Saturday by Sheldon police. According to authorities, 22-year old Tony M. Holtrop was arrested early Saturday morning on a charge of Trespassing. Then around 2:00 Saturday afternoon, police say he was arrested a second time in connection with a shoplifting incident that took place around 9:30 that morning at Hy-Vee Liquor in Sheldon. Holtrop was reportedly charged with 5th Degree Theft for allegedly stealing a bottle of Everclear from the liquor store.

A 19-year old Sheldon resident faces charges in the aftermath of a shoplifting incident Saturday at Jensen Liquor. Police say 19-year old Nathaniel J. May was charged with 5th Degree Theft and Persons Under the Legal Age for allegedly stealing a bottle of Captain Morgan from Jensen Liquor.

About 3:55 Saturday afternoon Sheldon police stopped a car driven by 22-year old Roxanna Nelson of Sheldon. Police say Nelson was charged with Driving While Suspended, and released in connection with the incident.

A 32-year old Sheldon man faces charges of Violating a No-Contact Order, following his arrest Sunday in Sheldon. Police say Ryan J. McDaniel was taken into custody and transported to jail.

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