Police Blotter

Woman taken to BVRMC after struggle with police

Police were called to Brewsters at 225 East Railroad St. Wednesday at 8:23 p.m. because of a female attempting to start a fight.

Police were told the woman had departed from the bar. Police checked the areas but were unable to find her.

An investigation identified the woman as Amy Michelle Edberg, 45, of Storm Lake.

At 9:51 p.m. police located Edberg at 209 Hudson St. and arrested her. Edberg resisted arrest but was restrained.

Police transported Edberg to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for a pre-incarceration medical evaluation. Edberg continued to act in a disorderly fashion, according to police.

Police transported Edberg to the county jail where police charged her with two counts of disorderly conduct and interference with official acts.

She was held on $900 bond.


Drugs found in traffic stop

Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Geneseo and West Sixth Street Wednesday at 8 p.m. for a traffic violation.

The driver, Jaime Gonzalez, 18, of Storm Lake did not have a valid driver’s license or valid vehicle insurance.

Police impounded the vehicle and after doing so, seized a small amount of marijuana from the vehicle. Gonzalez was taken into custody without incident. In connection with the investigation, police conducted a consent search at Gonzalez’s residence at 401 Otsego St. Police also seized drug paraphernalia.

At 11:30 p.m. police responded to 210 West Seventh St. in connection with the investigation. Police conducted a consent search at the residence and seized marijuana, tramazepam prescription pills, drug paraphernalia and a white powder substance.

Police took Juan Huizar-Manriquez, 18, of Storm Lake into custody. Police charged Gonzalez with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, no valid driver’s license and no insurance. He was booked on a $1,000 bond.

Police charged Huizar-Manriquez with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked on a $1,000 bond. Additional charges are pending crime lab analysis of seized items.