Police Reports

William D. Espinoza, Webster City, was arrested on Oct. 21 for driving without a valid license.

William D. Espinoza, Webster City, was arrested on Oct. 20 for violating a restraining order.

On Oct. 20 at approximately 6:35 a.m., Ronald E Godfredson, Webster City, was driving a 1999 Ford F150 south on Clark Mollenhoff Drive when the F150 collided with a deer. The deer left the roadway and its location was unknown at the time of the report as was its status. The vehicle sustained minor damage to its front end. No injuries were reported by the driver.

On Oct. 18, a drill bit was stolen from True Value in downtown Webster City.

Kory L. Long, Webster City, was arrested on Oct. 18 for a weapons law violation.

A warrant to arrest Somporn Saenthong, Webster City, was served on Oct. 16.

Alexander G. Kolodka, Ellsworth, was arrested on Oct. 16 for public intoxication.

A warrant was served to arrest Arianna C. Tuel, Webster City, on Oct. 15.

A warrant to arrest Joseph R. Melendez, Webster City, was served on Sept. 22.

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Ty K. Wild, Webster City, was arrested on October 15 and charged with criminal mischief in the 4th degree and disorderly conduct.

A little before 10 p.m. on Sunday, the Webster City received a call regarding a motor vehicle accident in which a vehicle struck two parked vehicles. When officers arrived on the scene, witnesses the driver of a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan fled on foot, but the passenger, Josh Finn, was still present at the scene. He told police the driver of the vehicle was Samuel J. Bettis, Webster City. The van reportedly lost control while making a right turn onto Third Street and struck a 2000 Ford Taurus on the driver’s side front fender. The auto was pushed into a 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. The Taurus had a flat front driver’s side tire, a large dent on the fender, rear bumper damage and a broken side mirror. Damage to the Ford Taurus was estimated to be $4,000. Damage to the Cutlass was estimated at $4,000. The van sustained damage to the front driver’s side tire and to the front bumper. Damage was estimated at $2,500. Bettis was charged with driving while license barred and failure to maintain control.

Jennifer R. Scoggins, Boone, was driving a 2015 Chevy Malibu south on Highway 17 and struck a deer on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Nickole K. Stanford, La Porte City, was driving a 2013 Ford CMAX east and slowed for a vehicle ahead of her slowing for a pedestrian in the road. John A. Owens, Webster City, was following Stanford in a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero and failed to slow quick enough to avoid hitting the rear of Stanford’s vehicle. There was minimal damage to each vehicle.

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Robert C. Boileson, Webster City, was arrested on Oct. 14 for public intoxication.

Jason T. Olson, Williams, was arrested when a warrant was served on on Oct.13.

Mart Torres-Sanchez, Webster City, was arrested when a warrant was served on Oct. 9.

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A 1985 Chevrolet C10 was legally parked in the parking lot of 301 Second Street on Tuesday. Derrick S. Griffin, Blairsburg, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am. Griffin backed the Grand Am from its parking area and backed into the Chevrolet C10. No injuries were reported.

Heather N. Roosa, Webster City, was backing a 1997 Nissan Sentra east out of a Hy-Vee parking lot stall on Monday. Aaron M. Jergens, Webster City, was backing a 2002 Dodge Dakota west out of a parking lot stall. The rear bumper of the Dodge Dakota collided into the right rear side of the Nissan Sentra. There were no injuries.

A seventeen year old from Webster City was arrested on Oct. 6 and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A Casey’s General Store clerk reported the theft of 10.4 gallons from the Superior Street location at approximately 9:34 p.m. on Oct. 2.

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A one vehicle accident occurred at Doc Stop, located at 407 Closz Drive on Sunday. Collete K. Morris, Steamboat Rock, was driving a 2009 Ford F150. When Morris pulled away from the gas pump the F150 collided with a concrete pole causing minor damage to the vehicle and left paint on the pole. No injuries were reported.

On Saturday, a two vehicle accident was investigated at the intersection of Bank and Broadway streets. Evelin Lima, Webster City, was driving a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica westbound on Bank Street. Timothy P. Zahn, Webster City, was traveling northbound in his 2003 Ford Explorer on Broadway Street. Lima reportedly failed to yield from a stop sign. The front of Zahn’s Explorer collided with the driver’s side of Lima’s Pacifica. The Explorer turned sideways facing southwest on Broadway Street. Lima continued west and came to a stop in the front yard on the north west corner of the intersection. ?Minor injuries were reported, but all involved refused medical attention. Both vehicles received severe damages.

The WCPD received a call about an accident at First and Prospect streets on the morning of Oct. 8. Jacob E. Miner, Webster City, was traveling south on Prospect Street when he reportedly blinked and upon opening his eyes he hit the other car. Amanda K. Jones, Webster City, was headed west on First Street and was in the middle of the intersection at Prospect Street when her vehicle was hit by Miner. Miner’s Ford Taurus was damaged in the front, totaling the vehicle. Jones’ ?Chevy Suburban was damaged on the passenger side and was totaled. Jones complained of pain from the accident, but did not want medical attention. Miner was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

Travis R. Lester, Webster City, was arrested on Oct. 2 for drug/narcotic violations.

Kirk Greenley, Webster City, was arrested on Oct. 2 for possession of marijuana.

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Gabriella L. Cooley, Webster City, was traveling northbound on Des Moines Street on Oct. 3. An auto ahead of her vehicle was stopped and turning left into the Brewer Creek Park entrance. Cooley stopped abruptly to avoid colliding with the turning vehicle. Peggy J. Fisher, Webster City, was behind Cooley and collided with the rear of Cooley’s vehicle. There were no injuries. The turning vehicle was not struck.

A collision occurred Oct. 2 in the parking lot of Dairy Queen at 1403 Superior St. Blaine J. McCollough, Webster City, was backing out of his parking space and reportedly turned early, striking the rear left corner of the truck parked next to him. Both vehicles sustained minor to functional damage. No injuries were reported.

A hit and run collision was reported on Sept. 28. A 2006 Chevy Impala was legally parked in the 1200 block of Betsy Lane. Sometime in the overnight hours, the Impala was struck by an unknown vehicle causing minor damage to the left rear corner of the vehicle.

On Sept. 28, Michael Brunson, Saint Matthews, SC, was backing up a freight liner to unload at Dollar General. Matthews did not see a parked 2006 Chevy Impala behind the trailer and struck the left rear fender. The Impala received minor damage.

A one vehicle accident was investigated on October 5. Trevor L. Wright, Webster City, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban. Wright was in the process of making a right-hand turn onto Superior Street from the USDA parking lot and was distracted by items in his vehicle. Wright’s vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and collided with a light pole. There were no injuries. The estimated damage to the light pole was $3000. Minor damage was done to the suburban.

A two-vehicle accident was investigated at the intersection of Second Street and Broadway Street on Oct. 5. Cade M. Hilpipre, Webster City, was stopped at a posted stop sign facing south at the intersection. Hilpipre failed to stay stopped at the posted stop sign and struck an auto driven by Kelly J. Trask. Hilpipre complained of a burning sensation to his hand from the airbag deployment and was seen by the ambulance on scene. Trask complained of a bump to the head and was seen by the ambulance crew on scene.

The Webster City Police Department received a call about an accident in the People’s Credit Union parking lot on Oct. 2. Ellen B. Reyna, Eagle Grove, was driving through the parking lot when Helen M. Karbula, Webster City, started backing out of her parking stall and reportedly struck Reyna’s Chevrolet Cavalier. Karbula told officers she didn’t see Reyna when she started backing up. Karbula’s vehicle was damaged on the driver’s side rear bumper and Reyna’s vehicle was damaged on the passenger side front bumper.

The Webster City Police Department received a call about an accident at the corner of Wood Street and Second Street on Oct. 2. Victoria J. Griffin, Webster City, who told officers that Husias S. Perez Garcia, Webster City, was at the stop sign and proceeded to put the car in reverse and drove backwards into her vehicle. Perez’s auto was damaged on the rear left bumper and Griffin’s car was damaged in the front of the vehicle. A witness reportedly told police that Perez Garcia was placing a garage sale sign in the yard, then stepped on the gas and went in reverse and back the vehicle into Griffin’s vehicle. Perez Garcia was cited for failure to have license and unsafe backing on highway. Griffin was cited for failure to prove security against liability.

Michael A. Sickler, Webster City, was arrested on September 27 for public intoxication.

Roberto C. Castro, Webster City, was arrested for public intoxication on September 20.

Mindy J. Law, Webster City, was arrested on Sept. 16 for 5th degree theft.