Police Blotter

Two women jailed after fight


Police responded to 116 Cayuga St. #3 Tuesday at 1:57 p.m. because of a disturbance.

Police located Ericka Larios, 32, and Marina Tellez, 19, both of Storm Lake, inside the apartment. An investigation shows the two women engaged in an argument, which escalated when Tellez allegedly assaulted Larios, causing an injury to Lario’s face. In addition, police learned that the two women had been court ordered not to be near each other.

Police arrested Tellez and charged her with domestic assault causing injury and violation of a no contact order.

Larios was arrested and was charged with violation of a no contact order. Both women were booked into the county jail and were held without bond.

Larios did not require medical attention.

 

Wanted man arrested


A wanted person was located Tuesday afternoon at 12:15 p.m. at 309 Michigan St.

Police arrested Rolando Almendarez III, 20, of Storm Lake, who was wanted on a warrant out of Buena Vista County for contempt of court in reference to domestic assault.

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

 

Furniture theft causes arrest


Storm Lake Police were called to Furniture and Floors for Less at 3040 Expansion Blvd. because of a theft of furniture.

Police were told that a former employee, Christy McDonald, 49, of Lakeside, had allegedly stolen $178 worth of furniture from the store while she was still employed there.

Police located the stolen furniture at a relative of McDonald’s residence in Storm Lake. The furniture was returned to the store.

Police issued a warrant charging McDonald with theft.

On Tuesday at 2 p.m. McDonald surrendered herself at the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Department and was booked on a $300 bond.

 

Brass knuckles charge


A disturbance was reported at 111 East 10th St. #7 Tuesday night at 8 p.m.

Police determined that witnesses heard yelling coming from apartment #7 and made contact with a female occupant. She and her boyfriend had been engaged in an argument and the man had left.

While police were on scene, the man, Nicki Khamsai, 27, of Storm Lake, returned and police allege he was found to be carrying brass knuckles.

Police arrested Khamsai and charged him with carrying weapons. He was booked into the county jail on a $2,000 bond.

 

Outstanding warrants found


A Storm Lake Police Officer stopped a vehicle Monday afternoon at 2:17 p.m. in the 1100 block of Lake Avenue for a traffic offense.

The driver was identified as Larry Morataya, 26, of Schaller.

Police say Morataya was driving while his license was barred in Iowa. Police also learned that Morataya was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with contempt of court in reference to pay fines.

Police arrested Morataya and charged him with driving while barred. He was booked in the county jail on the SLPD charge and the warrant. He was held without bond.

 

Wanted man located


Storm Lake Police responded to 216 Hudson St. at 8:26 p.m. Wednesday to locate a wanted person.

Police arrested Everado Manriquez-Mendoza, 19, of Storm Lake, who was wanted on a warrant out of Buena Vista County in connection with the charge of driving while revoked.

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

 

Wanted man jailed


A wanted person was located at 211 Superior St. Wednesday night at 8:32 p.m.

Police arrested Greg Paulsen, 55, of Storm Lake, who was wanted on a warrant out of Buena Vista County charging him with failure to appear in court in reference to harassment, false imprisonment and assault causing bodily injury.

Paulsen was booked into the county jail on a $2,306.73 bond.

 

Wanted man arrested at night club


Police observed a wanted person exiting Malarky’s Night Club Thursday at 1 a.m.

Police arrested Darrian Kelly, 23, of Emmetsburg, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court, reference to domestic assault.

Kelly was also found to be wanted out of Clay County on the charge of failure to appear in court in reference to possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment.

He was booked into Buena Vista County Jail on a $5,300 bond.