Police Blotter

SL man arrested for public intox


Police arrested a Storm Lake man Saturday after he passed out in a drunken haze in a dressing room at Maurice’s.

At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, police were dispatched to Maurice’s located at 511 Lake Ave. in reference to an adult male passing out in a dressing room.

Police made contact with Goodwin Sonden, 22, and allege that Sonden was heavily intoxicated.

Police further determined that Sonden was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court for his second OWI. 

Sonden was treated and released from the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and transferred by the SLPD to the Buena Vista County Jail where he was booked in on the warrants and was further charged with public intoxication.

Sonden was held on a $3,000 bond.

 

Police detect marijuana, SL pair arrested and charged


Police arrested two Storm Lake residents Sunday morning after police detected marijuana in an apartment complex on Cayuga Street.

At 10:40 p.m. Saturday, police conducted a foot patrol in an apartment complex located at 401 Cayuga St.

Police allegedly detected an odor of marijuana in a second floor hallway from apartment #206.

At 1:35 a.m. Sunday, police executed a search warrant at the apartment and seized a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Based on information obtained during the investigation, police executed a second search warrant at the same apartment complex in apartment #B6 where an additional small amount of marijuana was located and seized.

Police arrested Hersey Jackson, 39, and charged him with gathering where controlled substances are used, two counts of his third offense of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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

Police also arrested Ronisha Epps, 32, and charged her with gathering where controlled substances are used, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was booked into the county jail on a $1,000 bond.