Daily Record, April 13,2019

Marshall County Courthouse

Court

Friday

• Tony Lyle Varnum made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on April 22. Bond is set at $2,000 cash or surety.

• Brian Fredrick Gray made an initial appearance on a selling alcohol or beer after hours charge. Gray pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on May 22 in Magistrate Court.

• Irene Castellanos Espinoza made an initial appearance on a driving while revoked charge and a stop sign violation charge. Castellanos Espinoza will be hiring Jennifer Frese as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 2. Castellanos Espinoza is released on her promise to appear.

• Irene Ray Rivers failed to make an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge and the court defaulted her case. The fine is $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days.

• Caleb Conrad Hammer made an initial appearance on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. Hammer pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge, a $10 DARE surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $282.75, due within 30 days.

• Randy Lynn Hinders made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge. Hinders pleaded guilty and the fine is $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days.

• David Duane Propp made an initial appearance on a theft-fifth degree charge. Propp pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $272.75, due within 30 days.

• Cynthia Kay Bryant made an initial appearance on a striking unattended vehicle charge. Bryant 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.

Property Transfers

April 11

• Gerald Eugene Mann to Serina J. Stabenow, 1403 W. Main St.

• Henry L. Hartwig Estate to Brett R. and Lisa A. Nichols, 408 First Ave. N, State Center

Marshalltown Police Department

Arrests

• On Thursday, David Propp, 52, was arrested for theft-fifth degree-shoplifting.

• On Thursday, Tony Varnum, 59, was arrested for theft-third degree-enhanced for two prior convictions for theft.

• On Thursday, Kathleen Dolan, 26, was arrested on a warrant.

Grundy County Sheriff

Arrests

• On Saturday, Drew Janssen, 38, Holland, was arrested at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 20 on a Benton County warrant charging him with violation of a court order. He was also charged by Grundy County authorities with driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia. Janssen is released to the Benton County authorities.

• On Tuesday, Savannah Gray, 26, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested by the Cedar Rapids Police Department on a Grundy County warrant charging her with probation violation. Gray is being held in lieu of bond.

Accidents

• On Wednesday, a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old female from Marshalltown was westbound on D-67 approaching the stop sign at the intersection with Highway 14 when the driver applied her brakes and nothing happened resulting in her colliding with the rear of a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old female from Marshalltown and sending it into the rear of a vehicle driven by Sharon Stewart, 65, of Liscomb. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Stewart vehicle was estimated at $200 while the 17-year-old’s vehicle received $3,000 in damage and the 16-year-old’s vehicle an estimated $2,000 in damage.

• On Saturday, a car driven by Amy Bushong, 42, of Waukee, was westbound on Highway 20 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Bushong car was estimated at $4,000.

• On Wednesday, a car driven by a 16-year-old girl from Reinbeck was eastbound on Second Street in Reinbeck when she entered an uncontrolled intersection and collided with a vehicle driven by Roy Tessau, 82, of Reinbeck, who had the right of way. No injuries were reported. The juvenile was cited for failure to yield the right of way. Damage to the juvenile’s car was estimated at $1,300 while the Tessau vehicle received an estimated $3,000 in damage.