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Daily Record, Oct. 15, 2019

Marshall County Courthouse

Court — Monday

• Juan Roy Lizarde made an initial appearance on two counts of a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge and an absence from custody charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Oct. 24 on the absence from custody charge. A contempt hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at $2,000 cash only. A new no-contact order has been issued for the protected party.

• Bernard Arlo Brooks made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-impeding the flow of air or blood charge, a domestic abuse assault-causing bodily injury charge, a driving while barred charge, a child endangerment charge and an operating without the owner’s consent charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Oct. 24. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only. A no-contact order has been issued for the protected parties.

• Dru Alexander Dobbins made an initial appearance on an unlawful passing of a school bus-first offense charge. Dobbins pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 4 in Magistrate Court.

• Richard Allen Johnson made an initial appearance on a failure to stop in the assured, clear distance charge. Johnson 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.

• Joshua James Woods made an initial appearance on a possession of marijuana-first offense 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 Nov. 1. Woods is released on his promise to appear. A substance abuse evaluation is ordered with the results submitted to the court within 60 days.

• Dena Marie Ryner made an initial appearance on an unlawful passing of a school bus-first offense charge. Ryner pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 4 in Magistrate Court.

• Melisa Kay Hayward failed to make an appearance on a driving under suspension charge and the court entered a guilty plea on her behalf. The fine is $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days.

Marshalltown Police Department

Accidents

• On Sept. 15, a minivan driven by Steven Ray Cordes, 72, of Marshalltown, was pulling into a parking spot at a local convenience store when the driver hit the accelerator instead of the brake and struck a post just north of the building. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Cordes minivan was estimated at $5,000 while the post sustained an estimated $250 in damage.

• On Oct. 8, a car driven by 16-year-old female from Marshalltown had just been in a hit and run accident when she pulled into a parking lot to see the damage and lost control of her car striking a cement parking pole. No injuries were reported. Damage to the juvenile’s car was estimated at $3,000.

• On. Oct. 8, a vehicle driven by Thomas Ray Shollenbarger, 74, of Marshalltown, was exiting a private driveway onto Friendly Drive when it struck a legally parked Toyota Camry on the south side of the street. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Toyota Camry was estimated at $3,500 while the Shollenbarger vehicle received an estimated $2,000 in damage.

• On Thursday, a car driven by O Plah, 35, of Urbandale, was westbound on West Lincoln Way when it struck a deer that jumped onto the roadway. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Plah car was estimated at $2,500.

• On Friday, a car driven by Raul Moreno Ceballos, 56, of Marshalltown, was westbound on West State Street when his unsecured dog distracted him and he collided with the rear of a vehicle driven by Yadira Yepez, 36, of Marshalltown, which had stopped for pedestrians walking through a crosswalk. No injuries were reported. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $3,000 each.

Marshall County Sheriff

Arrests

• On Friday, Mathew Jay Cook, 23, was arrested on a warrant.

• On Saturday, Thane Wanatee, 29, was arrested for operating while under the influence-second offense, driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended and failure to maintain control.

• On Sunday, Agustin Villagomez, 24, was arrested for operating while under the influence-first offense and failure to maintain control.

Accidents

• On Oct. 7, a pickup driven by Mark Wayne Grimm, 65, of Colfax, was southbound on Marsh Avenue when it struck a deer that entered the roadway causing disabling damage to the front end. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Grimm pickup was estimated at $1,700.

Grundy County Sheriff

Arrests

• On Wednesday, Paul Mulder, 42, of Reinbeck, was arrested in Reinbeck on a Black Hawk County warrant charging him with probation violation. Mulder was released to the Black Hawk County authorities.

Accidents

• On Oct. 8, a semi driven by Teresa Kennett, 51, of Dike, was westbound on 160th Street east of W Avenue when it hit two cows that had entered the roadway. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Kennett semi was estimated at $20,000.

• On Friday, a vehicle driven by Gene McCabe, 59, of Holland, was westbound on Highway 20 when the driver began to drive erratically and entered the north ditch where he came to stop at the fence. No injuries were reported. McCabe was arrested for operating while under the influence-second offense, driving while revoked, failure to maintain control, no insurance and open container. Damage to the McCabe vehicle was estimated at $500. McCabe posted bond and was released.

• On Saturday, a vehicle driven by Wenlyn Lindeman, 75, of Iowa Falls, was westbound on Highway 20 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Lindeman vehicle was estimated at $5,000.