Police Blotter

Man reportedly chokes woman, flees the scene


On July 30 at 9:07 p.m. police were dispatched to 1405 North Seneca St. #24 in reference to a disturbance.

Police met with a 20-year-old woman along with several witnesses. They told police that the woman’s boyfriend, identified as Dothoal Gatluak Jock, 25, of Storm Lake, was involved in a verbal argument which escalated into Jock allegedly physically assaulting his girlfriend in the hallway of the apartment complex. 

Another woman attempted to intervene in the assault and Jock reportedly choked her and then fled from the scene.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene but the victims declined medical attention. Police searched the area but were unable to locate Jock.

At 1:30 p.m. Thursday Jock surrendered himself at the police station.

Police charged Jock with domestic assault.  He was booked into the county jail and was held without bond.

 

Wanted man turns himself in


A wanted man surrendered himself at the police station on July 30 at 3:30 p.m.

Police arrested Rolando Javier Garcia, 28, of Storm Lake, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court reference domestic assault.

Garcia was booked into the county jail on a $300 bond.

 

Traffic stop turns into drug bust


Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Highway and East Third streets for a traffic violation July 31 at 8 p.m.

Occupants of the vehicle  were identified as Keomanivahn Senesoury, 35, Koangsy Xayyavong, 38, and Kaisone Navongsa, 30, all of Storm Lake.         

Police allegedly discovered drug paraphernalia, including a pipe containing a white powder believed to be methamphetamine and marijuana in the vehicle.

Following an investigation police cited Senesoury with no insurance and released him.

Xayyavong was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, a class D felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked on a $5300 bond.

Navongsa was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked on a $300 bond.

Additional charges are expected.

 

Man stole identity of a wanted man


On Aug. 3 at 9:04 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East 13th St. and Seneca Street for a traffic violation.

Police were advised the subject was wanted out of Albuquerque, N.M. for drug violations. Police took the person into custody and transported him to the county jail where he was booked.

It was later determined that the person police arrested did not have matching tattoos to the wanted person out of New Mexico.

Police investigated further and allege that the person they arrested provided police with false identification. The false identification he provided was that of the wanted subject. Police identified the man as Miguel Angel Pineda, 38, of Palmer, also known as Charles Montano Jr.

Following the investigation, police charged Pineda with identity theft, a class D felony; tampering with records and interference with official acts. He was held in the county jail on a $7,300 bond.

 

Intoxicated man gets lost, calls 9-1-1


On Aug. 3 at 3:34 a.m. police were dispatched to a 9-1-1 call in which a person reported that he was intoxicated and lost on 12th Street.

On arrival police located Christopher Pineda, 25, of Storm Lake, in the 200 block of East 12th Street.

Police made contact with Pineda and alleged he was intoxicated, at which time police arrested Pineda. Pineda reportedly resisted officers and attempted to kick out a window on a police vehicle.

Pineda was charged with public intoxication and interference with official acts.

He was booked into the county jail on a $2,300 bond.

 

Alleged theft at Walmart


On Aug. 2 at 6:10 p.m. police were dispatched to Walmart in reference to a theft.

On arrival police were advised by store security that three juveniles were detained for alleged thefts in the store. Police were advised that two of the juveniles allegedly stole items on this date and a third juvenile had reportedly stolen items on July 23, based on security camera surveillance.

Following an investigation, police arrested all three juveniles. They were identified as a 16-year-old girl and two 17-year-old girls, all of Storm Lake. Police charged all three juveniles with theft. They were processed and released to parents or guardians pending a court date. The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.

 

Extension cord reportedly stolen at mobile home


Police were dispatched to 426A West Eighth St. in reference to a report of a theft on Aug. 1 at 9:15 p.m.

The reporting party told police that an extension cord had been plugged into the back of his mobile home to supply power to another mobile home.

Police made contact with the resident of the home who was using the extension cord and identified her as Daraphone Lisa Thongvanh, 30, of Storm Lake.

Following an investigation police arrested Thongvanh and charged her with theft.

She was booked into the county jail on a $300 bond.

 

Dispute at SL restaurant


Police were dispatched to Godfather’s Pizza on Aug. 1 at 10:21 p.m. in reference to a disturbance.

The reporting party told police that a patron identified as Kim Levyette Epps, 47, of Alta, allegedly became loud and disruptive during an argument with the store’s manager.

Police arrested Epps and charged her with disorderly conduct. She was processed and released after posting a $300 bond.

 

Man charged with forgery


The Sac County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old Shawn Patrick Freier of Lake View on July 29. Sheriff’s officials allege that Freier unlawfully took possession of a debit/credit card and made a fake deposit into an ATM machine.  Freier then used the card to make a purchase.

Freier was charged with forgery with a credit card, identity theft and falsifying records. All three charges are aggravated misdemeanors. Freier was held in the Sac County Jail on a $6,000 cash bond.

 

Juvenile reportedly gives a number of alias names


A police officer stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of West Sixth Street for a traffic violation.         

Police allege the driver provided officers with a number of alias names. Police arrested the driver and identified her as a 17-year-old girl of Storm Lake.

She was charged with inference with official acts, violation of instruction permit and failure to have insurance. The juvenile was processed and released to a guardian. The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.