Court Report

Warrant issued

Magistrate Judge Josh Walsh issued a warrant for the arrest of Cherokee resident Joseph Peterson, who failed to appear in court to answer for a misdemeanor theft charge.

Peterson will be held in the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300 bond upon arrest.

Peterson was arrested in July for concealing items that passed the last point of sale.

Jail for no-contact violation

Storm Lake resident Pedro Ekchan was sentenced to seven days in jail for violating a no-contact order.

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