Police Blotter

Newell woman arrested in meth investigation


A Newell woman has been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine in and around Storm Lake.

Connie Urban, 55, of Newell, was arrested by Newell Police on Saturday night.

Storm Lake Police acquired a warrant on Friday charging Urban with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of pseudoephedrine for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine.

The warrant stemmed from an investigation where police allege that Urban purchased ingredients to manufacture methamphetamine.

Urban was booked into the county jail on a $100,000 bond.

 

Wanted man jailed


Jose Antonio Jimenez Mondragon, 20, of Storm Lake, was arrested at 8:18 p.m. on Thursday at 500A West Eighth St.

Mondragon was wanted by Storm Lake Police in connection with driving while barred.

He was booked into Buena Vista County Jail and held without bond.

        

Video game store employee jailed on theft charges


Police were sent to Game Stop at 111 Sale Barn Road Wednesday afternoon because of an apparent theft.

Police contacted the district manager who said that an employee at the store named Daniel Hall, 23, of Aurelia, over the course of two months falsified transactions that gave him over $1,000 in store credit and merchandise.

Police arrested Hall and charged him with ongoing criminal conduct and theft.

He was booked on a $15,000 bond.

        

Wanted man arrested


Police located a wanted person walking in the 600 block of West Ninth Street Wednesday afternoon at 2:15 p.m.

Police contacted and arrested Jermaine Ford, 21, of Storm Lake, who was wanted out of Carroll County on charges of operating without owner’s consent, interference with official acts, no driver’s license and failure to obey a traffic control device.

He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

 

Man charged with making meth arrested on warrant


A person who was wanted by the Storm Lake Police Department was arrested by a Buena Vista County Deputy when he attempted to visit an inmate at the Buena Vista County Jail last Wednesday.

Rodney Bainter, 55, of Storm Lake, was wanted on warrants issued by the Storm Lake Police Department charging him with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture.

The warrants stemmed from an ongoing investigation into the alleged manufacturing of methamphetamine in Storm Lake.

When Bainter arrived at the county jail to visit an inmate he was taken into custody by Buena Vista County Deputies.

Bainter was booked on a $10,000 bond.

 

Three SL men jailed after night club disturbance


Storm Lake Police Officers were conducting a bar check at Malarky’s Night Club and observed an adult male attempting to start a fight inside the club.

Police intervened and upon approaching the person involved, police say John Boto, 24, of Storm Lake, became violent towards the officer.

The officer subdued him.

Police charged Boto with disorderly conduct, public intoxication and interference with official acts.

He was booked on a $900 bond.

Police also arrested Paulino Owana, 27, of Storm Lake. 

Owana was charged with public intoxication and was booked into the county jail on a $300 bond.

While dealing with these incidents, a third person got into an argument in another section of the parking lot.

Christian Monsivias, 20, of Storm Lake was arrested and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

This was his third public intoxication offense.

Monsivias was booked on a $2,300 bond.

 

Ohio sex offender fails to register in BV County


On Saturday night police arrested a person who failed to register as a sex offender.

Michael Butler, 45, of Cincinnati, Ohio, had relocated to Storm Lake where he had stayed for two weeks and failed to register in Buena Vista County as an Ohio sex offender.

Butler was arrested at 118 Irving St. without incident.

Police charged Butler with failure to register as a sex offender and was booked on a $5,000 bond.

 

Traffic stop leads to arrest


On Saturday police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East Fourth and Cayuga streets for a traffic violation.

The driver was Edward Manneh, 29, of Storm Lake.

Manneh was wanted by the Waterloo Police Department for failure to appear in reference to a felony assault.

Police arrested Manneh without incident and booked him on a $5,500 bond.

 

Wanted woman arrested in grocery store


On Sunday at 11:11 a.m. an off-duty police officer was in  Hy-Vee and observed a wanted person in the store.

On-duty officers responded and arrested Kayla Wolcott, 28, of Storm Lake, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging her with contempt of court reference failure to pay fines. Wolcott was booked on a $2,000 bond.

 

Man allegedly damages door while trespassing


On Friday night police weresent to 221 Oneida St. because of a person trespassing.

Police met with the reporting party who said that he owned the residence and changed the locks while evicting the tenant.

The owner had been notified that the tenant, Darren Jones, 46, of Storm Lake, had gained entrance to the home after the locks had been changed.

Jones was in the house removing his property and police say Jones had forced entry to the house by forcing open a rear door and damaging the door frame. Jones was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief. He was booked on a $600 bond.