Police Beat 4-10-2020

Police Beat 4-10-2020

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Arrests and citations

At 9:13 p.m. on April 6, Armando Perez, 33, was charged and released for driving while barred.

On April 8, Brandon Enrique Ayala, 20, of Denison, was taken into custody on a Crawford County warrant.


A one-vehicle, personal-injury accident occurred at 3:57 p.m. on March 29 northwest of Dunlap. Cody Duane Nelson, 16, of Dunlap, was driving a silver 2002 Ford Escape north on Nelson Hollow Road. He lost control of the vehicle, which entered the southbound ditch and overturned one time. Nelson and the other juvenile occupants in the vehicle were transported by Crawford County Ambulance to Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison. The passengers were Stefen Halm, 14; Kambri Carter, 16; Johnathon Delaney, 16; and Angel Lewis, 16. Nelson’s vehicle received $7,000 damage and was considered totaled. A fence belonging to Scott Roberts received $100 damage. Nelson was cited for failure to maintain control.

At 8:46 a.m. on April 6, the owner of a gray 2016 Honda Civic reported that her vehicle received a door ding at about 7:30 p.m. on April 5, in the El Mexicano parking lot while she left her vehicle unattended. The investigating officer reported that after reviewing video footage from El Mexicano, it was uncertain if the vehicle next to the Honda caused the damage. No investigation was conducted at the scene due to the time delay of reporting. No contact was made with the owner of the other unit due to lack of information. The Honda received $1,000 damage.

A collision between a Terragator and a semi occurred at 8:53 a.m. on April 7. Jeffrey Allen Perrydore, 63, of Midland, Michigan, was driving a blue 2016 Peterbilt semi south on Highway 59 when a yellow 1995 Terragator being driven by Randall Robert Kunze, 59, of Charter Oak, entered the highway from a field drive. Kunze did not see the semi due to dense fog. The vehicles collided in the southbound lane. Kunze was transported to Crawford County Memorial Hospital by private vehicle. The semi, owned by Advantage Tank Lines, of North Canton, Ohio, received $5,000 damage. The Terragator received $3,000 damage.

At 4:32 p.m. on April 7, Larry Brodersen reported an accident with no injuries on 200th Street North of Highway 141 near Denison.


At 9:18 a.m. on April 7, Dana Lobaugh reported that a High Point 9mm handgun, black in color, in a black holster, serial No. P172720, was stolen from a vehicle sometime during the night of April 6 and the early morning hours of April 7. Lobaugh also report that a subject or subjects went through his wife’s car and took $20 in cash from her purse and about $3 in change from inside the vehicle. No credit cards or checks appeared to be missing.


At 12:20 p.m. on April 7, Joseph Harlow, of Denison, reported that he received two separate checks from Rebba McIntire and deposited them at United Bank of Iowa. The amount of the checks totaled $42,050.

Grass fires

A grass fire at 2370 330th Street near Vail was reported at 3:08 p.m. on April 7. The Vail Fire Department was paged.

At 8:15 a.m. on April 8, a field fire was reported at 3325 125th Street near Dunlap. The Dow City-Arion Fire Department was called to assist the Dunlap Fire Department.

At 7:34 p.m. on April 8, a grass fire, possibly out of control, was reported at 345th Street/L Avenue near Vail

Property damaged

At 3:44 p.m. on April 7, Bob Ahler reported that four fence posts were damaged.

Property found

At 8:36 p.m. on April 7, Clay Shumate reported that his hired hand had found a stolen 4-wheeler.

Social gathering report

At 4:59 p.m. on April 7, the communications center received a call about a large social gathering by the open shelter house near the Neal Moeller Environmental Education Center at Yellow Smoke Park. The report said the park ranger checked on the report and found it was a small family and was less than 10 people.

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