Police Reports

A warrant was served to arrest Kevin J. Acosta, Webster City, on Aug. 15.

Angela D. Beem, Webster City, was arrested on Aug. 15 for 5th degree theft and fraudulent use of a credit card.

Christopher L. Long, Webster City, was arrested on Aug. 14 for assault and indecent exposure.

Police Reports

A two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of First Street and Superior Street on Aug. 21. Roy D. Peterson, Duncombe, was pulling out of the Casey’s General Store to head south onto Superior Street before turning west onto First Street. Phyllis J. Bisbee, West Des Moines, was heading south on Superior Street. Peterson failed to see Bisbee and turned into her lane. The left front of Bisbee’s vehicle collided with the passenger side of Peterson’s vehicle, causing the bumper to be torn off. There were no injuries. Peterson’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage. Bisbee’s vehicle sustained an estimated $3,000 in functional damage.

On Aug. 18, Scott F. Middour, Des Moines, traveled through a narrow parking lot to cross an alley into another narrow lot. The power lines were not high enough to clear the semi Middour was driving. The semi truck struck the lines and pulled over a utility pole. Damage to the semi was estimated at $500. Damage to the utility pole was estimated at $5,000.

Sharon F. Kruse, Webster City, was backing out of a parking spot in the Hy-Vee parking lot on Aug. 17. Amber K. Clabaugh, Webster City, was backing east out of a parking spot in the Hy-Vee parking lot. The right rear side of Kruse’s vehicle collided into the rear left corner of Clabaugh’s vehicle. There were no injuries. Both vehicles sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage.

Miguel Andres Jose, Houston, TX, was arrested on Aug. 15 for public intoxication.

A warrant to arrest Samuel A. DuPois, Webster City, was served on Aug. 14.

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On Aug. 16, the Webster City Police Department was notified of an accident at Fair Meadow Drive and Superior Street. Upon arrival, Officer Joel Delaney spoke with Riley D. Beightol Heiden, Webster City, who reportedly told Officer Delaney he was wearing big boots, and when he went to step on the brake, he hit both the brake and gas pedal at the same time. Beightol Heiden reportedly told Officer Delaney it was his fault and he couldn’t stop his vehicle from hitting the vehicle in front of him. Toy Phetxoumphone, Webster City, told Officer Delaney she was waiting for the light to turn green and the car behind her hit her vehicle. Beightol Heiden’s vehicle had an estimated $2,000 in minor damage to the front of his vehicle. Phetxoumphone had an estimated $2,000 in minor damage to the rear of her vehicle. There were no injuries reported on scene and no citations issued to the drivers.

A two vehicle accident occurred on Aug. 16. Karla R. Widick, Webster City, was headed east on Division Street. Widick was crossing Superior Street when she reportedly failed to see Samuel D. Scott, Hillman, MN, due to having foggy windows. Scott’s vehicle struck Widick’s vehicle on the rear passenger side tire, pushing the vehicle onto Division Street east of Superior Street. There were no injuries. Widick’s vehicle sustained an estimated $3,500 in disabling damage. Scott’s vehicle sustained an estimated $800 in minor damage.

John D. Zahn, Webster City, was arrested on July 12 for 5th degree theft.

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On Aug. 9, an accident occurred at the intersection of First Street and Broadway Street. Sierra A. Anderson, Webster City, was traveling west on First Street, at the same time William D. Espinoza, Webster City, was traveling south on Broadway Street. As Anderson was slowing down to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of First Street and Broadway Street, the front passenger side tire blew out, causing the vehicle to pull to the right and into the intersection. Espinoza saw Anderson enter the intersection without stopping. Fearing a collision, Espinoza swerved out of the way of Anderson, lost control and laid down on its right side. Anderson’s and Ezpinoza’s vehicles never collided. No injuries were reported at the initial time of the report, however, Espinoza later reported a fractured wrist resulting from this incident. Both vehicles were able to be driven away from the scene. Espinoza’s vehicle sustained an estimated $200 in minor damage.

A warrant was served to arrest Melanie A. Jondal, Webster City, on August 1.

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The Webster City Police Department received a call on Aug. 4 regarding a two vehicle accident. Marvin A. Leffingwell, Fort Dodge, was traveling east bound when a deer ran out in front of his vehicle. Leffingwell hit his brakes and stopped in the roadway to avoid hitting the deer. Evan M. Wolfgram, Webster City, reportedly stated he was coming over the hill when he saw Leffingwell’s taillights in front of his vehicle. Wolfgram was unable to get stopped and rear ended Leffingwell. Leffingwell had a bent rear bumper and scratched paint. Leffingwell’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage. Wolfgram’s vehicle had a bent front license plate and dent on the front bumper. Wolfgram’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage. Leffingwell and his passenger, Robert Nims, felt pain in their head and neck. Van Diest Medical Center EMS evaluated both individuals but neither were transported or went to the hospital.

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On July 29, Judy Mulford, Webster City, was trying to park in the Grid Iron Grill parking lot when her vehicle struck a 2005 Chevrolet TBZ which was properly parked. Mulford’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 in minor damage. The Chevrolet sustained an estimated $700 in minor damage.

Bobby J. Worthen, Webster City, was arrested on July 27 for theft from a building and simple assault.

A warrant to arrest Riley D. Beightol Heiden, Webster City, was served on July 26.

A warrant was served to arrest Chance R. Pint, Webster City, on July 24.

William Diaz Mercado, Webster City, was arrested on July 23 for driving under the influence.

Chance R. Pint, Webster City, was arrested on July 21 for burglary and breaking and entering.

A warrant was served to arrest Avery S. Jackson, Webster City, on July 19.

Miguel Moctezuma-Hernandez, Webster City, was arrested on July 19 for the following offenses: driving while license suspended, improper use of registration, operating a non-registered vehicle, and failure to have financial liability.

Dawn Stufflebean and William Bisher, both of Webster City, were ticketed for illegal dumping, not arrested, as was reported in Tuesday’s Daily Freema-Journal.