(Sheldon, Iowa) In the Sheldon Police Report
The police arrested 33-year-old Rhonda Bute of Sheldon on a warrant for fraud.
They arrested 47-year-old Thomas Doherty of Sheldon on Saturday for Operating While Intoxicated, 3rd Offense, a class D Felony. He was taken into custody and transported to the O’Brien County Jail.
Someone at the RTF reported someone there stole $50 in cash from them on Saturday.
Someone at one of the Casey’s on Old 60 reported that sometime between 10 AM and 2 PM, someone stole their wallet. The wallet contained a savings account card, a driver’s license, and $342 in cash.
The City of Sheldon reports that sometime on the 7th, one of the stopsigns at Washington Avenue and 16th Street was damaged or destroyed, as was the bi-directional sign at Washington Avenue and 14th Street. The signs were valued at $50, each.
The police arrested 45-year-old Fernando Vasquez-Petatan of Sheldon on the 9th, for driving without a license. He was taken into custody and transported to the O’Brien County Jail.
The Casey’s store at 504 Second Avenue reported a gas drive off on the 9th. The gas was put into a maroon Jeep. It was valued at $45.
A Sheldon teen’s car was damaged in an accident on Wednesday, April 11 in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 7:45 AM, 18-year-old Samantha Lemmon of Sheldon was eastbound on Elm Court, in a 2001 Chevy.
Lemmon says she was blinded by the sun. She failed to stop at a stop sign, and panic braked. The car then hit the curb on the east side of Union Avenue, travelled over the sidewalk and hit a cemetery headstone in East Lawn Cemetery.
Lemmon’s Chevy received $1200 damage. The headstone, owned by Richard and Anna Wolbrink was valued at $1500.
There were no injuries.
Lemmon was charged with no insurance and failure to maintain control.
A Sheldon teen’s SUV, a garage, and a parked car were damaged in an accident on April 9 in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 4:00 PM, 18-year-old Mitchell McDonald of Sheldon was backing westbound on Elm Court, in a 2002 Ford Escape.
McDonald said that his tire caught the curb, causing him to lose control. The back end of his vehicle hit a garage belonging to the Christian Retirement Home. Also, when the SUV struck the garage, it knocked over some items in the garage, which fell onto a 2005 Buick LeSabre belonging to Katherine Muilenburg. The items scratched the paint on the hood. The damage was estimated at over $900.
McDonald’s Ford received $1800 damage. The garage sustained about $1640 in damage.
There were no injuries.
McDonald was cited for failure to maintain control.