October 4, 2019
- Gary Parker reported abandoned property at 606 S. Maple St.
- Joseph Gliem reported having his property covered in toilet paper at 401 W. Russell St.
- Teresa Easterday reported a possible violation of a no-contact order.
- Kevin Eastman spoke with an officer about an issue he had with his neighbors and security cameras they installed on their residence.
- Thomas Oyres reported a possible assault at 104 E. Clark St. Oyres’ report was found to be inaccurate.
- Bill Conner spoke with an officer about possible criminal activity.
- An officer assisted the Jefferson Water Department with traffic control at the intersection of S. Elm Street and Park Avenue S.
- Damien Erps reported several parking violations on E. Wilcox Way. As a result, the following parking violations were issued: Robert Muhlbauer, parked within 10’ of an intersection; Tong Long, parked in no-parking zone.
- As a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of W. Clark and N. West streets, Zachary Goff of Jefferson was issued a citation for following too closely.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 800 block of W. Washington Street, Jacob Hubbs, 20, of Jefferson was arrested for first-offense possession of alcohol by person 18/19/20.
October 5, 2019
- An officer responded to 501 1/2 E. Lincoln Way for an abandoned 911 call.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 300 block of W. Monroe Street, Clint Dennhardt, 18, of Jefferson was issued citations for use of electronic communication device and failure to provide proof of financial liability. During the traffic stop, an officer noticed signs of intoxication. The officer administered field sobriety tests and as a result of the tests, Dennhardt was arrested for first-offense OWI.
- An anonymous female advised of a possible intoxicated driver leaving the Wild Rose Casino at 777 Wild Rose Lane.
- An officer responded to the Greene County Community Center at 204 W. Harrison St. for an alarm. The alarm was triggered by an employee accidentally.
- Lori Blumberg spoke with an officer about a civil issue.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 100 block of E. Lincoln Way, Angela Murphy of Jefferson was issued a citation for excessive speed.
- An officer responded to a retail store at 106 W. Washington St. for an alarm. The alarm was triggered by an employee accidentally.
- As a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of W. Lincoln Way and Elm Street, Jacob Geisler of Churdan was issued a citation for fail to obey stop sign.
October 6, 2019
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 500 block of E. Adams Street, Robert Kovar of Jefferson was issued a citation for driving while license suspended.
- Jennifer Schiltz lodged a trespassing complaint at 601 E. Lincoln Way. An officer is investigating.
- As a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of 220th and N. Mulberry streets, Daniel Scott was issued a citation for excessive speed.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 600 block of N. Elm Street, Rosie Stoline was issued a citation for excessive speed.
- Doug Monagin requested a welfare check on a family member. The family member was found to be okay.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 700 block of N. Elm Street, Amanda Huff of Des Moines was issued a citation for excessive speed and violation of financial liability coverage.
October 7, 2019
- Guthrie County requested Jefferson Police Department officers to be on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a burglary in Guthrie County.
- Lifeline Services advised of a Lifeline pendant activation near the 100 block of N. Wilson Avenue. The officers were unable to locate anyone in need of assistance.
- An officer assisted the Greene County Ambulance with a medical call in the 700 block of N. Cedar Street.
- Jackie Cram advised of a vehicle following her. Cram drove to the Law Enforcement Center, and the vehicle followed her there. An officer spoke to both drivers. The other driver said Cram pulled out in front of him and nearly caused a collision.
- Citizens brought a dog to the Law Enforcement Center captured running at large near Russell Park. An officer placed the animal in the Jefferson Animal Holding Facility.
- Dennis Smith reported a residence in the 100 block of N. Cedar Street was running a business as a car repair shop and was continually revving motors. Smith said he complained about the issue before, but nothing was done. The revving stopped before the officer’s arrival.
- An officer locked his radar on a speeding motorcycle in the 900 block of N. Cedar Street. The officer turned around and attempted to perform a traffic stop with the motorcycle, but the driver did not yield and continued driving. The officer temporarily lost sight of the motorcycle but later discovered it was parked in a vacant lot in the 700 block of N. Chestnut Street. The officer towed the motorcycle to impound.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.