Police Reports

On July 25, a 2004 Mazda MZ3 was being driven by an unknown occupant behind Jeffrey E. Crane, Webster City, west bound on Second Street. Crane slowed down to turn left onto Funk Street. The front of the Mazda collided with the rear of Crane’s vehicle. Crane pulled over at a nearby convenience store and the Mazda left the scene at a high rate of speed. The Mazda had significant damage. The vehicle was located abandoned in an alley behind 745 Division St. and 744 First St. The vehicle was parked on private property and towed by the property owner. One witness reportedly described the driver as a white female. Another witness reportedly described the driver as a hispanic male. The vehicle is registered to David Escobedo at 744 First St. The resident of 744 First St., Rony A. De Leon, stated he purchased the vehicle from Escobedo, but did not have the paperwork. Rony stated he left the vehicle parked, unlocked, with the keys in the ignition while he went to work. Rony doesn’t know who drove the vehicle. The vehicle is not insured. Crane’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage. The Mazda sustained an estimated $5,000 in functional damage.

On July 24, Craig L. Hughes, Webster City, was traveling north on Des Moines Street behind Robert T. Moore, Webster City. Moore was turning east into the alley. Hughes did not see Moore’s signal and thought he was turning west into the alley. Hughes began to pass Moore as Moore turned east. The front driver’s side of Hughes’ vehicle collided with the front passenger side of Moore’s vehicle. There were no injuries. Both vehicles sustained an estimated $1,000 in minor damage.

A two vehicle accident occurred on July 24. Deborah S. Carr, Webster City, was stopped for traffic on Bluff Street. Ryan R. Caquelin, Dows, was behind Carr and failed to stop in time to avoid colliding with the rear of Carr’s vehicle. Both vehicles sustained an estimated $150 in minor damage. No injuries were reported.

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A GMC Sierra K2500 was legally parked in a parking spot facing south bound at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds on July 22. Thomas C. Knutson, Webster City, attempted to back south bound out of his spot. Knutson backed out too close to the GMC and hit it as a result. There were no injuries. Knutson’s vehicle sustained an estimated $400 in minor damage. The GMC sustained an estimated $700 in minor damage.

Brandon J. Pringle, Stanhope, was traveling west bound on Closz Drive on July 21. A 2007 Chrysler Town and Country was unattended and legally parked on the north side of Closz Drive facing west. Pringle reportedly got distracted by his cell phone ringing and took his eyes off the roadway. Pringle’s vehicle collided into the Chrysler. There were no injuries. Both vehicles sustained an estimated $3,000 in disabling damage.

On July 20, Milford W. Grant, Webster City, was traveling south bound on Des Moines Street. A 2010 Ford Fusion was unattended and legally parked on the west side of Des Moines Street facing south. Grant began making a right handed turn into the parking lot of Crestview Senior Living when the right rear side of his vehicle swiped the left front bumper of the Ford Fusion. There were no injuries. Grant’s vehicle sustained an estimated $1,500 in minor damage. The Ford Fusion sustained an estimated $1,000 in minor damage.

A two vehicle accident occurred on July 20. David D. Spalding, Des Moines, was traveling south bound on Highway 17 following Victor L. Hershey, Stanhope. Hershey began slowing down for another vehicle in front of him that was stopped and waiting to turn onto the on-ramp to Highway 20 east bound. The front bumper of Spalding’s vehicle collided into the rear bumper of Hershey’s vehicle. There were no injuries. Spalding’s vehicle sustained an estimated $3,000 in functional damage. Hershey’s vehicle sustained an estimated $1,500 in minor damage.

Four warrants were served to arrest Joseph L. Craig Jr., Webster City, on July 18.

Leah R. Mulholland, Webster City, was arrested on July 18 for accessory after the fact.

A warrant to arrest Jamie L. Johnson, Webster City, was served on July 15.

Lance A. Clabaugh, Fort Dodge, was arrested on July 13 for simple assault.

A warrant was served to arrest Nik Bupan, Webster City on July 4.

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A two-vehicle accident occurred on July 17. Taylor E. Hanus, Webster City, was turning east bound in the K-Mart parking lot. Tasha J. Durnell, Webster City, attempted to back out of her parking spot in the parking lot. Durnell did not see Hanus and hit Hanus’ vehicle as a result. There were no injuries. Hanus’ vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage. Durnell’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage.

Terry L. Wiener, Webster City, was arrested on July 8 for disorderly conduct and a warrant served.

A warrant was served to arrest Susan E. Fraga-Valencia, Webster City, on July 6.

Mac C. Palmer, Webster City, was arrested on July 2 for driving while license revoked, failure to file an SR-22, and failure to have an ignition interlock device.

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A warrant to arrest Chance R. Pint, Webster City, was served on July 6.

Harley D. Llewellyn, Webster City, was arrested on July 1 for criminal trespassing.

Perry C. Arnold Jr., Webster City, was arrested on July 1 for public intoxication.

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A two vehicle accident occurred on July 8. Amanda K. Chadek, Webster City, was traveling west bound in the 600 block of Second Street. A 2007 Chrysler Aspen was legally parked in front of Leon’s Pizza. Chadek was attempting to park at Leon’s Pizza. A vehicle attempted to back out of a parking space in front of Leon’s Pizza. Chadek swerved to avoid hitting the vehicle and hit the Chrysler. There were no injuries. Both Chadek’s vehicle and the Chrysler received an estimated $500 in minor damage.

A hit-and-run occurred on July 8. A 2015 Chevrolet Silverado was apparently backed into by an unknown vehicle. The Silverado was legally parked in a parking space at the Grove Apartments. The accident occurred between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. There were no injuries. The Silverado sustained an estimated $1,400 in minor damage.