Daily Record, July 24, 2017

Marshall County Courthouse

Court

Friday

• Steven Ray Lund made an initial appearance on an unlawful possession of prescription drug charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on July 31. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety.

• Matthew Barber made an initial appearance on a simple assault charge. Barber pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due within 30 days.

• Carlos Solorio Nava made an initial appearance through counsel, Darrell Meyer, on a possession of marijuana charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 8. Solorio Nava is released on his promise to appear. A substance abuse evaluation is ordered with the results submitted within 60 days to the court.

• Juan Carlos Velazco Jr. made an initial appearance on a driving while revoked charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 9. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case.

• A 17-year-old male made an initial appearance on a curfew violation charge. He pleaded guilty and the fine is $100 with a $35 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $195, due within 30 days.

Marshalltown Police Department

Accidents

• On Saturday, a vehicle driven by Gilberto Alejandro Rivera Rodriguez, of marshalltown, was westbound in the 10 block of West Lincoln Street when it sideswiped a legally parked Chevy Equinox. No injuries were reported. Rivera Rodriguez was cited for striking unattended vehicle, no insurance and no valid driver’s license. Damage to the Chevy Equinox was estimated at $4,000 while the Rivera Rodriguez vehicle received an estimated $5,000 in damage.

• On Thursday, a car driven by Linda Louise Halvorsen, of Marshalltown, was southbound on South Center Street in the inside lane when it attempted to merge into the outside lane sideswiping a car driven by Sara Rose Holtsclaw, of Marshalltown. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Halvorsen car was estimated at $750 while the Holtsclaw car received an estimated $1,500 in damage.