Police Blotter

Failure to yield to cop leads to an OWI arrest


Police charged a Storm Lake man Tuesday with OWI after failing to yield to a police officer.

At 9:59 p.m. Tuesday, an officer attempted to stop Ketzell Zeledon, 23, near the intersection of Fourth Street and Cayuga Street for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Police allege Zeledon didn’t stop or yield to the police vehicle and finally stopped near the intersection of East Fourth and Superior Street.

Police allege that Zeledon was intoxicated and that he was in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested Zeledon and charged him with his second offense for OWI, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. 

He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $2,300 bond.

 

Stick used on child


Police arrested a Storm Lake woman Friday for striking her grandson with a stick.

At 2:13 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to 212 Highway St. in reference to Mary Rodriguez, 51, allegedly beating her grandson.

Police located a young child who had allegedly been struck with a stick by Rodriguez. The child sustained injuries to his legs and shoulders

Police arrested Rodriguez and charged her with child endangerment causing bodily injury.

She was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

 

Arrested on fines warrant


Police arrested a Havelock man Tuesday on an outstanding warrant alleging he didn’t pay fines.

At 12:43 p.m. Tuesday, an officer observed Demetrius Staten, 52, at Midtown Service Station. Staten was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with contempt of court reference failure to pay fines.

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

           

Charged with resisting


Police arrested a Storm Lake man Tuesday for resisting police after a traffic stop.

At 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, an officer observed Hector Mora Caballero, 23, driving a vehicle in the 600 block of Flindt Drive Caballero was wanted on a warrant charging him with fourth-degree theft.

Police stopped Caballero and escorted him out of the vehicle several times and he refused. Assisting officers arrived on scene and Caballero exited the vehicle and was taken into custody.

Caballero was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on the warrant and charged with interference with official acts. He was held on a $1,300 bond.