Police Blotter

Storm Lake man smuggles drugs into courthouse


Police arrested a Storm Lake man Monday on an outstanding warrant for smuggling prescription drugs into the Buena Vista County Jail.

At 11:59 a.m. Monday, Larry McCullough, 23, was apprehended at the Buena Vista County Courthouse.

A Buena Vista County deputy had taken McCullough into custody on a warrant charging him with possession of contraband in a correctional facility.

The charges stemmed from an Aug. 7 incident when McCullough was arrested for public intoxication and upon booking him into the Buena Vista County Jail, police allegedly located and seized 10 hydrocodone pills concealed in his sock.

Police took custody of McCullough and allegedly located two additional Hydrocodone pills in his possession.

McCullough was booked into the county jail on the outstanding warrant and further charged by the SLPD with unlawful possession of a prescription drug.

He was held on a $5,000 bond.

 

Warrant on meth leads to arrest of SL man


Police arrested a Storm Lake man on an outstanding warrant for possession of methamphetamine.

At 7:46 a.m. Thursday, police responded to 216 Hudson Street to locate Everardo Manriquez, 21, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County for possession of methamphetamine.

The SLPD had additional warrants issued against Manriquez charging him with possession of a controlled substance second offense and failure to affix a drug tax stamp. The warrants stemmed from a July traffic stop.

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

 

SL juvenile charged with assault at SLMS


Police charged a 14-year-old at Strom Lake Middle School with assault after a report surfaced that the juvenile assaulted two students Wednesday.

Police charged her with two counts of assault. She was processed and released to a guardian pending a court date.

No injuries were reported.

 

Police allege SL man did not show up for trial


Police arrested a Storm Lake man for not appearing at a hearing regarding two weapons charges.

At 8:55 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to 700B West 8th Street in reference to locating Elias Noe Mehia Cortez, 36, who was wanted on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court reference assault while displaying a weapon and assault causing bodily injury or mental illness.

Cortez was booked into the county jail on a $2,000 bond.

 

Wall Lake man arrested, provided false info to police


Sac County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Wall Lake man Sunday night for giving false information on his identity and having methamphetamine on his person.

Deputies stopped Bryson Martin Kramer, 22, around 11 p.m. in the 3200 mile of Esther Ave. north of Odebolt.

 During the stop, Kramer initially gave false information about his identity and his driving privileges were suspended.  Police also found a substance believed to be methamphetamine in his vehicle.

 Kramer was charged with his second offense for OWI, possession of methamphetamine, interference with official acts and driving while suspended.

 Kramer made an appearance in Magistrate Court the following morning and was released.

 

SL man charged with domestic assault


Police arrested a Storm Lake man Friday morning on an outstanding warrant of domestic assault.

At 3 p.m. Friday, Elias Mejia Cortes, 36, surrendered himself to police after he was charged with domestic assault.

Cortes was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $2,000 bond.

 

Disorderly conduct leads to arrest of SL woman


Police arrested a Storm Lake man Friday for screaming outside of an East 3rd Street residence.

At 5:30 p.m. Friday, police were dispatched to East 3rd Street and Seneca Street in reference to Vichit Senesoury, 26, allegedly screaming and causing a disturbance.

Senesoury was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.  He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300 bond.

 

SL juvenile attempts theft, arrested and charged


Police arrested a Storm Lake juvenile for attempting to steal $175 in merchandise from Wal-Mart Friday.

Police were dispatched to the Storm Lake Wal-Mart Store at 6:44 p.m. Friday in reference to a reported theft.

Police met with store staff that alleged that a 14-year-old male of Storm Lake attempted to steal approximately $175 in merchandise from the store.

Police arrested the juvenile and charged him with fifth-degree theft. He was processed and released to a parent.

The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.

 

Reported intruder arrested on intoxication charge


At 4:30 a.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to 209 Roberts Street in reference to a possible intruder in a home.

Police determined the intruder was not in the residence, but was in the reporting party’s vehicle.

Police found Nelson Manuel De La Pena Avila, 46, allegedly passed out and intoxicated in the driver’s seat of the vehicle.

Police arrested Avila and charged him with public intoxication.

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

 

Forced entry into apartment


Police arrested a Storm Lake man Monday for forcing entry into a Superior Street apartment and an outstanding warrant for OWI.

At 12:20 a.m., police were dispatched to 517 Superior Street #1 in reference to witnesses hearing screaming and crying from the apartment.

Police repeatedly knocked on the door of the apartment and no one would answer the door. Police forced entry and found Dion Caldwell, 28, and an adult female inside of the apartment.They denied that any physical confrontation occurred.

Police determined that Caldwell was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with contempt of court reference OWI.

Police arrested Caldwell and booked him into the Buena Vista County Jail where he was held without bond.

 

Burglary at BVU leads to arrest of Nm. woman


On Sept. 18, police took a report of a burglary to a suite at Briscoe Hall on the campus of Buena Vista University.

Police were advised by the reporting party that a person had allegedly entered a dorm suite and stole items from at least eight student victims. Over $300 in cash, gift cards and personal items were stolen during the incident.

Jordan Flynn, 22, of Albuquerque, Nm. was identified as a suspect in the investigation. Police learned that Flynn had since left the area.

Police issued arrest warrants charging Flynn with four counts of third-degree burglary and four counts of fifth-degree theft. 

Flynn voluntarily returned to Storm Lake and surrendered to police Monday. She was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail and released pending a court date.