Police Blotter

Brothers can’t stay away from housing complex

Storm Lake police observed a person trespassing at the Paradise Park Apartment Complex located at the 700 block of W. Ninth St. on Friday at 10 p.m.

Police say Jermaine Ford, 22, of Storm Lake, trespassing at 705 W. Ninth St., apartment C.

As officers approached Ford he reportedly ran into the apartment and slammed the door, locking it.

Officers breached the door and entered the apartment where they took Ford into custody.

Ford was charged with criminal trespass and interference with official acts and he was booked on $600 bond.

At 1:34 a.m. Saturday an officer on patrol observed Ford’s brother, Howard Young, 24, of Storm Lake, also trespassing at the same apartment complex.

Young attempted to run from police but was intercepted by police and taken into custody.

Police charged Young with criminal trespass and public intoxication.

He was booked on $1,300 bond.

Both Ford and Young had been banned from the apartment complex by its owner for allegedly being involved in numerous fights, assaults with weapons and burglary at the complex.


Missing teen returns home, found with marijuana

On Saturday at 8:05 p.m. Storm Lake police were called to 129 Seneca St. because of a missing 16-year-old male.

Police were told that a 16-year-old had departed the residence without parental permission.

Police were able to contact the minor by phone at which time he allegedly became belligerent and uncooperative.

Approximately one hour later the minor returned home at which time police met with him and say he became uncooperative and had to be physically restrained by officers.

Police say that they found him to be in the possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested and charged him with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, harassment and interference with official acts.

He was processed and transported to the Youth Detention Facility in Cherokee.

The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.


Incoherent woman taken in

On Sunday morning a Storm Lake police officer while on patrol observed a woman running from Malarky’s Night Club southbound at 2:01 a.m.

Police observed a woman to be allegedly screaming and incoherent.

The woman was identified as Taylor Lindgren, 20, of Kingsley.

Police transported Lindgren to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center where she was evaluated and released.

Police then transferred Lindgren to Buena Vista County Jail where she was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

She was booked on $600 bond.

As officers were dealing with Lindgren they say that a second person, Mario Jimenez, 35, of Storm Lake attempted to intervene with officers.

Police arrested Jimenez and charged him with public intoxication.

He was booked on $300 bond.


Charged with booze theft

At 6:20 p.m. Sunday Storm Lake police were called to Sichanh’s Market at 812 Flindt Dr. because of a theft.

Police located the patron, Nhial Lam, 19, of Storm Lake attempting to steal a bottle of liquor.

Police arrested Lam and charged him with theft and possession of alcohol.

He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $600 bond.


Arrested on warrant

On Thursday at 7 a.m. Storm Lake police stopped a vehicle on Radio Road near C49 because of a traffic violation.

After contacting the driver, Anthony Martin, 48, of Schaller, it was determined that he was wanted by police on a warrant for criminal mischief.

The warrant stemmed from an incident reported to police on Aug. 14 alleging Martin damaged another person’s cell phone at the Storm Lake Tyson plant.

Police arrested Martin without incident and booked him in the Buena Vista County Jail on $1,000 bond.