Police Blotter

Man reportedly urinates on floor of bar, charged with public intox


On Friday police were dispatched to Mo’s Bar in reference to an intoxicated person at 11 p.m.

Upon arrival police met with staff who reported that a person was allegedly refused service due to his state of intoxication. At that point the person, identified as Gerardo Perez-Rios, 35, of Storm Lake, reportedly urinated on the floor in the establishment and then left with friends.

Police located Perez-Rios in Lake Avenue Lounge. Police charged Perez-Rios with public intoxication and fifth-degree criminal mischief.

He was booked into the county jail on a $600 bond.

A second person with Perez-Rios, identified as Marco Monsivais, 22, of Storm Lake, was arrested by police and charged with public intoxication. He was booked into the county jail on a $300 bond.

 

Student arrested for stealing fruit snacks


Police took a report at Storm Lake Middle School in reference to a theft on Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

School administrators advised police that a 12-year-old boy of Storm Lake had allegedly stolen a case of fruit snacks from a conference room at the school. The incident was captured on surveillance video.

Police watched the video and following an investigation arrested the 12-year-old and charged him with fifth-degree theft. He was processed and released to a parent pending a court date.

The stolen property was retrieved from the boy’s locker.

The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.

 

Man reportedly threatens paramedics


Police were dispatched to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in reference to a patient in the emergency room causing a disturbance on Thursday at 9:45 p.m.

Police were told that Sefton Akin, 34, of Storm Lake, had allegedly caused a disturbance in the ER by shouting obscenities and threatening paramedics.

Police arrested Akin as he was leaving the medical center and charged him with disorderly conduct, public intoxication and third-degree harassment.

He was booked into the county jail on a $900 bond.

 

Two juveniles charged with disorderly conduct


Police were dispatched to the middle school in reference to a fight on Friday at 8:30 a.m.

School staff told police that an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old boy, both of Storm Lake, got in a fight outside of the school Friday morning.

Following an investigation police charged both boys with disorderly conduct. They were processed and released to a parent pending a court date.

The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.

 

Child pulls fire alarm


Firefighters responded to South School in reference to an automated fire alarm on Saturday at 3:59 p.m.

Upon arrival of firefighters they determined that a small child had activated an alarm-pull station.

There was no fire or damage.

 

Firefighters respond to local church


Firefighters responded to Lakeside Presbyterian Church at 100 East Third St. in reference to an automated fire alarm.

Firefighters entered the church and located a heater on the west side of the church that was smoking.  There was no fire and no damage. 

Firefighters cut power to the heater, ventilated smoke from the building and notified building maintenance to complete repairs.

The fire department was on scene for approximately 50 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Storm Lake Police Department.

 

Woman makes false police report


Police took a report of an unauthorized use of a debit card in July 2014.

Police met with Yicel Vrieze, 22, of Storm Lake, who reported to police that a person had used her debit card and conducted a series of unauthorized transactions between May 31, 2014 and June 23, 2014 totaling over $500.

Police conducted an investigation and allege that Vrieze fabricated the story and conducted the transactions on her debit card herself. 

Police report they secured store video camera data supporting their allegation.  When police went to re-interview Vrieze they learned that she had left the state.

Police acquired an arrest warrant charging Vrieze with false report to law enforcement.

On Monday at 10 a.m. Storm Lake police officers located Vrieze at a residence at 536 Superior St. where she was arrested. Vrieze was booked into the county jail on a $1,000 bond.

 

Assault reported at middle school


Police were dispatched to Storm Lake Middle School in reference to an assault.

Upon arrival police met with school staff who reported that an 11-year-old boy of Storm Lake allegedly physically assaulted a teacher at the school.

Following an investigation police charged the juvenile with assault.  The juvenile was processed and released to an adult pending a court date.

No injuries were reported.

The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.