Rock Rapids Man Jailed In Spencer On Multiple Charges

spencerpoliceSpencer, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man faces a litany of criminal charges following the investigation into a pair of burglary complaints received Sunday (March 13th) in Spencer.

Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton says a search warrant was executed by Spencer Police at the residence of 317 W. 18th St. Lot #3 in Spencer yesterday (Thursday, March 17th).  Warburton says a search of the residence turned up stolen property from both burglaries as well as property from a car burglary that had not yet been discovered.  Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were also seized in the search, according to Chief Warburton.

The Chief says Spencer Police arrested 36 year-old Donald Bolan of Rock Rapids in conjunction with the search warrant.  He says Bolan was charged with 2 counts of Burglary in the 2nd Degree, a class C Felony, Burglary in the 3rd Degree, an aggravated misdemeanor, Credit Card Fraud, an aggravated misdemeanor, Possession of a Controlled Substance, namely methamphetamine, a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

According to Warburton, during the investigation it was determined that Bolan also had outstanding warrants for Parole Violation, Financial Transaction Fraud,  and Failure to Appear.

The Chief says Bolan is currently being held in the Clay County Jail in Spencer on $11,000 bond.


Hull Intersection Collision

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHull, Iowa — Two vehicles were damaged after a collision at a Hull intersection on Monday, March 14th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 3:39 pm, 18-year-old Kirsti Kooiker of Boyden was driving a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville eastbound on Railroad Street in Hull. Thirty-five-year-old Leanne Gaul of Hull was driving a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country minivan southbound on Elm Street. According to the report, the two met in the intersection where Gaul struck Kooiker.

The Pontiac received $3500 damage. The Chrysler received $4500 damage.

No injuries were reported


Car Side Swiped By Semi

O'BrienSheriff obriensheriff O'Brien SheriffGranville, Iowa — A Sheldon man’s car was sideswiped by a semi on Monday, March 14th near Granville.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 3:31 am on Monday, 32-year-old William Collins of Sheldon was driving a 2015 Hyundai Sonata northbound on Nettle Avenue, northeast of Granville. According to the report, a semi pulling a cattle trailer crossed the center line and side swiped the Hyundai. The semi did not stop and continued southbound on Nettle Avenue.

The Hyundai received $8000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Paullina Woman Injured in Accident

O'Brien Sheriff 71-6Paullina, Iowa — A Paullina woman was injured in an accident near Paullina on Monday, March 14th.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 7:35 am, 23-year-old Kylee Massmann was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on 480th Street, south of Paullina. According to the report, due to the foggy conditions, Massmann misjudged the distance to Redwing Avenue, ran the stop sign and entered the west ditch at the intersection.

The Silverado received $8319 damage.

Massmann was taken to the Orange City Hospital by private vehicle.


Orange City Woman Faces Felony OWI Charge

skull key owi drunk driving sxcPlymouth County, Iowa — A 53-year old Orange City woman faces felony OWI charges after being arrested Monday afternoon in Plymouth County.

According to the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office, the charge against Jean Ellen Blair of Orange City stems from a report received Monday afternoon of an impaired driver traveling south from Orange City.  Authorities say they located Blair at a rural residence in Plymouth County.

During their investigation, deputies say Blair was believed to be under the influence of a controlled substance, and was arrested for 3rd Offense OWI, which is a Class D Felony.  Deputies say Blair was held in the Plymouth County Jail at LeMars, and bond was set at $5,000.


Latest from the Lyon County Courthouse

Lyon Courthouse SVARock Rapids, Iowa — Victor Neftali Guevara Aguilar was sentenced for No Valid Driver’s License, a Simple Misdemeanor. Aguilar was ordered to pay a fine of $200.00, surcharges, and court costs.

Hunter Allen Davis was sentenced for Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury, a Class D Felony. Davis was ordered a deferred judgment and placed on probation to the Third Judicial Department of Correctional Services for a period of five years. As special conditions of probation, Davis was ordered to obtain a substance abuse and/or mental health evaluation and undergo all treatment recommended and complete eighty hours of community service. Davis was ordered to pay $750.00 civil penalty, surcharges, restitution, court costs, court appointed attorney fees, and jail fees.

Seth Joseph Roos was sentenced for Harassment 3rd, a Simple Misdemeanor. Roos was ordered to pay a fine of $100.00, surcharges, and court costs.