Police find 40 grams of pot
A Marshalltown man has been charged with a felony after authorities found drugs in his car.
Justin Hooper, 25, was arrested on warrant Tuesday, after he fled from police while they were attempting to pull him over on the 500 block of East Boone Street on Friday.
Capt. Mike Hanken, with the Marshalltown Police Department, said an officer first tried pulling Hooper over on the 600 block of East Main Street. When the officer finally pulled him over down the road, he fled and escaped police.
The car was towed to the Marshalltown Police Department and then it was searched. Inside the car police found marijuana, packaging material, a scale and an open bottle of beer, Hanken said.
Police also found documentation of this identity in the car, a search warrant was then issued, Hanken said.
Hooper is charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver, a Class D felony, eluding, interference with official acts, possession of drug paraphernalia, no valid driver's license, failure to obey a stop sign, open container and reckless driving.
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
On July 17, Jenissa K. Johnston, of Le Grand, was arrested for operating while intoxicated-first offense.
On July 17, Lewis Henry Miller, of Des Moines, was arrested for failure to appear-contempt of court.
On Tuesday, Travis Ray Feeback, of Urbandale, was arrested for failure to appear.
On Monday, Chaske Marie Brown, of Tama, was arrested for contempt of court and failure to serve jail time.
On Monday, Lynda Joann Guy, of Eldora, was arrested for failure to appear for an arraignment hearing.
On Monday, a car driven by Cheri Nichole Mora, 6 S. Sixth St., was southbound on Highway 14 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway from the east ditch near the river bridge. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Mora car was estimated at $2,000.
On July 19, a car driven by Nouralla Awad El Sadig Salman, of Le Grand, was westbound on Highway 30 near the Shady Oaks Road in the inside lane when it attempted to change lanes and sideswiped a car driven by Eric Thomas Bingham, of Montour, which was traveling west in the outside lane. No injuries were reported. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $1,500 each.
On July 18, a car driven by Burgandie Leeann Aldridge, of State Center, was eastbound on 235th Street approaching Fairman Avenue when a non-contact vehicle in front initiated a left turn onto Fairman Avenue with the Aldridge car, having engaged in a passing mode, slamming on its brakes causing the car driven by Alyssa Maylynn Millizer, of State Center, to brake also with the inability to avoid a collision with the Aldridge car. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Aldridge car was estimated at $2,000 while the Millizer car received an estimated $2,500 in damage.
Marshall County Courthouse
Jenissa K. Johnston, of Le Grand, 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 scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 11. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case. The court ordered a substance abuse evaluation to be obtained with the results submitted to the court within 60 days of today's date.
Sondra Ragen Alas, 1501 Summit St., made an initial appearance on a probation revocation request and a theft-fifth degree charge. Marshon Dubbert will continue as counsel for the probation revocation. The probation revocation hearing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. Alas requested to speak with an attorney before submitting a plea in the theft-fifth degree case. A trial is set also at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case and Alas is still on probation and required to abide by the rules of her probation.
Justin Hooper, of Rhodes, made an initial appearance on a possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver charge, an eluding charge, an interference with official acts charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge, a no valid driver's license charge, a failure to obey a stop sign charge, an open container charge and a reckless driving charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. If release is secured then Hooper is required to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court within 60 days of release.
Cody Aaron Perry, 305 Edgewood St., made an initial appearance on two counts of a theft-third degree-enhanced charge and a disorderly conduct charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1. Bond is set at $4,000 cash or surety.
Marshalltown Police Department
On Wednesday, Blake Lucas, 404 Woodbury St., reported the theft of a Bulova watch from his residence. Estimated value of loss $650.
On Wednesday, Karen Marie Rasmussen, 5 Klaas Court, was cited for trespass.
On July 6, Cody Aaron Perry, 411 S. Second St., was arrested for theft-third degree-enhanced-aiding and abetting.
On Tuesday, a Craftsman lawnmower driven by George Gillespie, 202 N. Second Ave. Apt. #40, was exiting a driveway in the 100 block of North First Street when, due to a truck obscuring vision, it collided with a moped driven by Janice Susan McNeary, 413 N. 14th Ave., which was traveling north on First Street. McNeary was transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with possible injuries. Damage to the Gillespie lawnmower was estimated at $100 while the McNeary moped received an estimated $500 in damage.