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Daily Record, Dec. 3, 2013

December 3, 2013
Times-Republican

Man steals more than $17,000 from motel

A local man was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $17,000 from the motel at which he was employed.

Joshua J. Seelhammer, 39, was arrested Nov. 25, for allegedly taking money from the Franklin Motel, 1108 Iowa Ave. W., over a period of time since he started working there in June.

According to police, the owner of Franklin Motel asked Seelhammer if he stole money from the motel, after someone expressed concern to him about Seelhammer's spending. Seelhammer admitted to taking the money.

The exact amount of stolen money is undetermined because of missing receipts. Seelhammer estimated the total was $17,400.

Seelhammer was arrested and charged with first-degree theft, a Class C felony.

Marshall County Courthouse

Monday

Billy Versteegh, 109 W. Webster St., made an initial appearance on a theft-second degree charge and a burglary-second degree charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Dec. 12. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. If bond is secured, Versteegh is released through the Department of Correctional Services.

Roger A. Smith, 10 E. Grant St. Apt. #1, made an initial appearance on a theft-fifth degree charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $272.75 plus restitution if applicable, due within 30 days of today's date.

Robert Sanders, 10 E. Grant St., made an initial appearance on a probation revocation charge and a pre-trial violation revocation charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Court as its docket permits and the previously scheduled sentencing hearing is set for 11 a.m. on Dec. 16. Bond is set at $30,000 cash for both charges.

A male juvenile from State Center made an initial appearance on a curfew violation 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 by Dec. 31 or in lieu of the fine and surcharge, he may do 12 hours of community service plus pay court costs to be completed by Dec. 31. The judge ordered that the juvenile obtain a copy of the curfew city ordinance by the end of the day today.

Nakita Hausafus, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended charge and a operation without registration charge. She pleaded guilty to both charges. On the driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended the fine was $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50. The fine on the operation without registration was $50 with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.50. Payment on both is due within 30 days of today's date.

A juvenile male from State Center made an initial appearance on two counts of a minor in possession of tobacco charge and a curfew violation charge. He pleaded guilty to all charges. On the tobacco charge the fine was $50 on each charge with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.50 per charge, due by Dec. 31. In lieu of the fines and surcharges, he may do 10 hours of community service for each charge plus pay court costs to be completed by Dec. 31. The fine on the curfew violation was $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due by Dec. 31 or in lieu of the fine and surcharge he may do 12 hours of community service plus pay the court costs by Dec. 31. The judge ordered the juvenile to obtain a copy of the city curfew ordinance by the end of work today.

A State Center male juvenile made an initial appearance on a curfew violation charge and a minor in possession of tobacco charge. He pleaded guilty to both charges. On the curfew violation charge the fine was $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due Dec. 31. In lieu of the fine and surcharge, he may do 12 hours of community service plus pay court costs to be completed by Dec. 31. The fine on the tobacco charge was $50 with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.75, due Dec. 31. The court allowed, in lieu of the fine and surcharge, the juvenile to do 10 hours of community service plus pay the fine to be completed by Dec. 31. The judge ordered the youth to obtain a copy of the city curfew ordinance by the end of work today.

A male juvenile made an initial appearance on a minor in possession of tobacco charge and a curfew violation charge. He pleaded guilty to both charges. On the tobacco charge the fine was $50 with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.50 due by Dec. 31. In lieu of the fine and surcharge, he may do 10 hours of community service plus pay the court costs to be completed by Dec. 31. The fine on curfew violation was $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due by Dec. 31. The court allowed in lieu of the fine and surcharge, 12 hours of community service plus pay the court costs to be completed by Dec. 31. The judge ordered that the juvenile obtain a copy of the city curfew ordinance by the end of work today.

Nathanael Sletten, 2604 160th St., made an initial appearance on a driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days of today's date.

Christopher Julian Segovia, of Des Moines, made an initial appearance on a serious domestic assault charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set at 1 p.m. on Dec. 23. Bond will continue as posted. The court ordered that if he owned or possessed any firearms or ammunition, Segovia is to contact either the Marshall County Sheriff's Office or the Marshalltown Police Department and make arrangements to surrender them. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.

Javier Lemus Cisneros, 107 S. Seventh Ave., made an initial appearance on a driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended charge and a failure to obey a stop sign charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Dec. 23. Lemus Cisneros was released on his own recognizance.

Randy Myers, of Des Moines, made an initial appearance on a probation revocation charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. A scheduling hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Dec. 4 to schedule a probation revocation hearing in District Associate Court as its docket permits.

Brandon Bills, 301 Pleasantview Road, made an initial appearance on a possession of a Schedule I controlled substance charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Dec. 23. Bills was released on his own recognizance. The court ordered that he obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court within 60 days of today's date.

Kimberly Brown, 2952 Twinkle Hill Road, made an initial appearance on a driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended charge, a failure to have a valid driver's license charge and a no insurance charge. She pleaded guilty to all charges. On the driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended charge $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50. The fine on the failure to have a valid driver's license was $200 with a $70 surcharge, a $5 county enforcement surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $335. The no insurance charge was fined $250 with a $87.50 surcharge, a $5 county enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $402.50. All charges are due within 30 days of today's date.

Kendra Fowler, 204 1/2 W. Church St., made an initial appearance on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. She pleaded guilty and was fined $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 of today's date.

Codi Hofer, 1102 S. Third St., made an initial appearance on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $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 of today's date.

Marshalltown Police Department

Incidents

On Saturday Kwand Woods, 412 N. 12th Ave., reported damage to two double tempered glass windows at his residence. Estimated value of damage was $225.

On Saturday an employee with Walmart, 2802 S. Center St., reported the theft of a 32 inch Vizio TV and a remote controlled car. Estimated value of loss was $308.

On Thursday, Jessica Jean Crouse, 110 N. 10th St., reported damage to a window at her residence and the theft of a 22 inch Philips flatscreen TV and a Philips DVD player. Estimated value of loss was $475.

Citations

On Sunday, a female juvenile from Marshalltown was cited for curfew violation.

On Sunday, a juvenile female from Marshalltown was cited for curfew violation.

On Sunday, a male juvenile from Marshalltown was cited for curfew violation.

On Saturday, Nov. 30, Eric Hernandez, 303 Sharon Ave., was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Saturday, Javier Lemus-Cisneros, 107 S. Seventh Ave., was cited for driving while revoked.

On Friday, a female juvenile from Marshalltown was cited for curfew violation.

On Friday, a male juvenile from Marshalltown was cited for curfew violation.

Arrests

On Sunday, Jordan Scott Parker, 7 1/2 S. Ninth St., was arrested for for possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Sunday, Travis Ray Feeback, of Johnston, was arrested for public intoxication.

On Sunday, Eric Scott Boyd, of State Center, was arrested for public intoxication.

On Saturday, Juan Antonio Hernandez-Parra, 905 W. Iowa Ave. Apt. #5, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a Schedule i controlled substance-marijuana-enhanced.

On Saturday, Javier Lemus Cisneros, 107 S. Seventh Ave., was arrested for driving while revoked.

On Saturday, Phillip Terrell Davis, 207 W. Linn St., was arrested for public intoxication and urinating in improper places.

On Saturday, Florida Gabriel Sheppard, 805 Ratcliffe Drive, was arrested for providing false identification information.

On Saturday, Nov. 30, Herbert Eugene Drumm, 1903 Vine Ave., was arrested for operating while intoxicated-second offense.

On Friday, Brandon Lee Meling, 1401 S. Seventh Ave. Apt. #106, was arrested for serious assault.

On Friday, Jason Tyrell Hamilton Hausey, 402 Washington St., was arrested for public intoxication.

On Thursday, Fabian Barajas-Guerra, 310 S. Sixth St., was arrested for public intoxication.

On Nov. 24, in activity spanning from Friday, June 14 through Sunday, Nov. 24, Joshua James Seelhammer, address unknown, was arrested for theft-first degree.

 
 

 

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