Police Blotter

$1K reportedly stolen from SL Taco John’s

Storm Lake Police reported an investigation into a series of thefts at the Storm Lake Taco John’s store where cash shortages appeared between June and November 2013.

Police were told that on multiple occasions the cash registers were short of funds totaling $1,000.

On Friday, Jan. 10 police arrested Edgar Jiminez, 20, of Storm Lake in connection with the investigation.

Police say that Jiminez, an employee, stole approximately $175 between August and November 2013.

Jiminez was charged with theft and was booked on a $300 bond.

The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are possible.


Wanted man jailed

On Friday night at 7:42 p.m. police were called to Marketlink on North Lake Avenue to locate a wanted person.

Police located and arrested Benjamin Welby, 19, of Cherokee who was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in reference to disorderly conduct.

He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $118 bond.