September 6, 2019
- An officer responded to 406 E. State St. for a bat in the residence.
- Gary Pruter spoke with an officer about criminal activity that was occurring in Guthrie County. Pruter was instructed to contact the Guthrie County Sheriff’s office.
- An officer responded to 220 N. Chestnut St. for a harassment complaint.
- An officer assisted a female in the 1000 block of W. Adams Street by transporting her to the Greene County Medical Center to be seen by a doctor.
- Staff at a retail store at 508 N. Elm St. requested assistance with locating a customer who did not pay for his gasoline.
- An officer responded to the Greene County High School parking lot at 101 Ram Drive for a two-vehicle accident. Luiscarlos Velazco was driving eastbound in the parking lot in his 2007 Toyota Corolla, and Gabrielle was backing out of her parking spot in her 1999 Acura 3.2 TL and struck the passenger side front door of the Corolla, causing $700 in damages. The Acura sustained $500 in damages to the left rear bumper.
- Staff at a retail store at 208 W. Lincoln Way requested assistance with locating a customer who did not pay for his gasoline.
- An anonymous caller advised of a driving complaint on Iowa Highway 4 south of Jefferson.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 700 block of N. Elm Street, Paola Young of Stuart was issued a citation for excessive speed.
- An anonymous caller advised of dogs barking at 306 W. Reed St.
- An officer was following up with an investigation at 907 W. Harrison St. when he detected the odor of marijuana coming from the residence. The officer asked the individuals living at the residence to hand over any marijuana that might have inside the residence. The two individuals living at the residence, April Hose and George Zepp, provided the officer with a glass container containing suspected marijuana. Charges are pending lab results of the suspected marijuana.
- Marty Wiedman reported a strange odor in the area of the 200 block of N. Oak Street.
- An officer responded to 900 W. Lincoln Way for a bat in the residence.
September 7, 2019
- An officer found an open door at 500 E. Lincoln Way.
- A parking violation notice was issued in the 300 block of E. Park Street for truck/RV/trailer parking.
- Employees at a retail store reported a suspicious male in the 100 block of N. Chestnut Street.
- Marica Lindahl requested a welfare check on a family member at 108 E. Central St., #58.
- An anonymous caller reported a barking dog at 306 W. Reed St.
- Jennifer Ashby spoke with an officer about a family member with whom she has not been able to make contact.
- An officer transported a dog to the Jefferson Animal Holding Facility that was running at large in the 200 block of E. Lincoln Way.
- An officer assisted with a stalled vehicle on 220th Street just east of N. Grimmell Road.
- An anonymous caller reported a dog that had been outside all day at 617 S. Olive St.
- As a result of a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Westwood Drive, Becky Oltmann of Guthrie Center was issued a citation for excessive speed.
- An off-duty officer advised of a driving complaint on 220th Street just east of Jefferson.
September 8, 2019
- Tina McPherson reported someone knocked on her front door loudly and ran off before she could answer the door.
- An officer issued citations to two juveniles for curfew violations in the 100 block of W. Vest Street.
- Maria Andrade reported losing her cell phone at a gaming hall at 777 Wild Rose Lane.
- A traffic stop July 27, 2019, at 10:13 a.m., led to a probable-cause search of a vehicle after an officer detected the smell of marijuana. The driver, Brandon Frederiksen, 26, of Omaha, Neb., was with his bride to be and their 2-year-old son. During the search, the officer located suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia and Oxycodone and Xanax pills in the vehicle. The items were tested with positive results. Frederiksen was previously convicted in Nebraska for possession of marijuana in 2013. As a result, arrest warrants were requested for Frederiksen on charges of child endangerment, second-offense possession of a controlled substance-marijuana, possession of a controlled substance-Oxycodone, possession of a controlled substance-Xanax and possession of drug paraphernalia.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.