Brandon and Meredith Bell, of Marshalltown, are the parents of a daughter, Vivian Grace Bell, born at 1:08 a.m. on Sept. 23 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines weighing 5 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 18 inches in length. Welcoming Vivian home were big brother Levi, 5 and big sister, Eliza, 2. Grandparents are Bob and Karen Berger, of Marshalltown, and Warren and Linda Bell, of Burlington, Kan. Great grandma is Glennis Bell, of Wichita, Kan.
Amanda Riley and Jasen Lucas, of Oxford Junction, formerly of Marshalltown, are the parents of a son, Jasen Ralph Lucas Jr., born at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 30 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. Jasen joins siblings Angelica, Haley, Toby, Ashten and Destiny. Grandparents are Ramona and the late Michael Lucas and Deb Hunter and Andy Bogard, of Eldora.
Marshall County Courthouse
Joseph Perkins, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a first degree harassment charge and a serious domestic assault-first offense charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Nov. 20. Perkins was released with supervision through the Department of Correctional Services and is to report to the adult probation office by Monday morning and sign a pre-trial release form. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Teandra Lynn Hausafus, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a operating while intoxicated-first offense charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle her case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Nov. 20. Hausafus was released on her own recognizance. The court ordered, as a condition of release, that she obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court within 60 days of today's date.
Jose Jesus Martinez, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a public intoxication charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75. The court allowed for monthly installment payments of $50 beginning Nov. 27 until the debt is paid in full.
Jaime Alvarado Rodriguez AKA Roberto Rios Herrera, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a harassment of a public official charge and a failure to wear a safety belt charge. He pleaded not guilty to both charges and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on Nov. 26 in Magistrate Court. Bond is set at $300 cash. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold has been placed on Alvarado Rodriguez.
Ryan Seymour, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with failure to appear for arraignment. Marshon Dubbert will continue as counsel. The arraignment hearing is rescheduled for 1 p.m. on Nov. 7. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case.
Caleb Lee Blackbear, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a public intoxication charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due within 30 days of today's date.
Jillisa Nicole Jorgensen, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge and a no valid driver's license charge. She pleaded guilty to both charges. On the driving under suspension charge the fine was $250 with a $87.50 surcharge, a $5 county enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $402.50. The fine on the no valid driver's license charge was $200 with a $70 surcharge, a $5 county enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $335. The court also dismissed with court costs of $60 a criminal mischief-fourth degree charge. Payment of all charges is due within 30 days of today's date.
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
On Oct. 19, Raymond Russell Elliott, 2832 160th St., reported the theft of an antique writing desk, a Kodiak bear bow, a Browning bow, a 25 pound mounted Muskie and 200 Indian artifacts from 1621 Underwood Ave. Estimated value of loss was $1,200.
On Oct. 26, Rene Ruiz-Ibarra, 607 W. Nevada St., was arrested for operating while intoxicated-third offense, felony eluding, driving while revoked, interference with official acts, failure to obey a stop sign, open container, no insurance, speeding 50 in a 25 mph zone and driving on the wrong side of a two-way highway.
On Oct. 25, Joel Richard Anderson, of Menononie, Wis., was arrested for possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.
On Oct. 21, Jay Shannon Bear Jr., of Tama, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, drug tax stamp violation and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Oct. 21, Ernesto Ruiz-Silva, 2658 Reed Ave. Apt. #1, was arrested for violation of a no-contact order.
On Oct. 19, Christopher Lyle Varnum, of Rhodes, was arrested for forgery.
On Wednesday, a car driven by Jayci Maida Zakeer, of Fort Dodge, was eastbound on Highway 30 when it went out of control due to water on the roadway from heavy rainfall which caused it to leave the traveled portion of the roadway, strike a sign post and come to rest in the south ditch. Zakeer and passenger, Cori Benson, of Mitchellville, were transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with possible injuries. Damage to the Zakeer car was estimated at $2,000 while the sign post owned by the Iowa Department of Transportation received an estimated $100 in damage.
On Tuesday, a car driven by Graciela Enila Burg, of St. Anthony, was eastbound on 160th Street when it struck a deer that entered the roadway doing damage to the left front and driver's side door. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Burg car was estimated at $5,000.
On Sunday, a car driven by Pue Oo, 1210 W. State St., was westbound on 145th Street when it went out of control, entered the south ditch and flipped over onto its roof. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Oo car was estimated at $7,500.
On Sunday, a car driven by Carol Jean Duede, of Truro, was eastbound on the Highway 30 off-ramp at the intersection with Highway 330 when it pulled away from the stop sign and collided with a vehicle driven by Todd Michael Dankbar, 3216 Lily Lane, which was traveling south on Highway 330 and had attempted to avoid contact. Duede and Dankbar were both transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with injuries. Duede was cited for failure to obey a stop sign. Damage to the Duede car was estimated at $3,000 while the Dankbar vehicle received an estimated $5,500 in damage.