News and Press Releases

NOTICE:

A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is

presumed innocent until proven guilty.


 

 


 


 

On 1/17/17 the BCSO arrested Matthew Steere, age 44, of Waverly for driving while license revoked.

 

On 1/17/17 the BCSO took Deidre Lee, 29, of Maquoketa, into custody at the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for a failure to appear warrant.  The original charge was possession of a controlled substance and possession of prescription drugs.

 

On 1/15/17 the BCSO arrested Anthony Bowser, age 37, of Janesville on a warrant for failure to appear. 

Bowser was transported to the Bremer County Jail where he was released on bond.

 

On 1/15/17 Bremer County Deputies arrested Christopher Edward Peyton, 40, of Fairbank on an arrest warrant out of Black Hawk County.  The warrant is for failure to appear for an arraignment hearing for the original charge of Driving While License Suspended.  His bail is set in the amount of $1000.

 

On 1/15/17 the BCSO stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Heather Leutzinger for second offense operating while intoxicated.

 

On 1/14/17 Bremer County Deputies took a report of a burglary at 1605 Tahoe Ave.  The incidnet is still under investigation.

 

On 1/14/17 at approx. 1519 hours Bremer County Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 2400 Blk of HWY 63.  Brandon Apeland, 29, of Raliegh, North Carolina was subsequently arrested for POssession of Marijuana 2nd Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

On 1/13/17 the BCSO stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Robert Hampton, 42, of Janesville, for second offense possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

 

On 1/12/17 the BCSO arrested Mindy Jo Riley on an outstanding Bremer County mittimus warrant.

 

On 1/12/17the BCSO stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Penni Hersh, 20, of Cedar Falls, for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

On 1/12/17 the BCSO stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Rocio Govea-Becerra, 19, of Cedar Falls, for operating while intoxicated, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

On 1/11/17 Bremer County Deputies took Travis Thompson, 42, of Cedar Falls into custody on two active warrants out of Bremer County.  Thompson's bond was set at $10,000.

 

On 1/9/17 Bremer County Deputies took Mackenzie Vasquez-Hoyle, 23, into custody on an active Linn County Warrant.

 

On 1/5/17 the BCSO arrested Matthew Bailey Boehmler, 23, of Cedar Falls, on an active Bremer County Warrant for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Driving While Revoked.

 

On 1/5/17 Bremer County Deputies took a report of theft in the 2400 blk of 260th St.  The incident is still under investigation.

 

On 1/3/17 Russell Novak, 33, of Tripoli was involved in a single vehicle rollover accident.  Novak was then charged with OWI 1st  Offense.

 

On 12/31/16, the BCSO received a call from the Butler County Sheriff's Office of a possible drunk driver leaving Shell Rock and heading to Bremer County.  Investigation led to the arrest of Danielle Lynn Norton, age 38, of rural Waverly, Iowa for OWI 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor, and child endangerment, and aggravated misdemeanor.

 

On 12/30/16 the BCSO arrested Andrew Robert Shadow, 30, of Waterloo, for Driving While Barred.

 

On 12/28/16 Bremer County Deputies arrested Bobby Littrell Jr., 39, of Des Moines, for an arrest warrant.   The warrant is for willful injury with bail set in the amount of $5000.

 

On 12/26/16 the Cedar Falls Police Department took custody of Shane Edward Hillman.  Hillman was turned over to the BCSO on an active Bremer County warrant for Failure to Appear to answer Contempt of Court charges on the original charge of Theft 2nd.  Hillman was taken to the Bremer County Jail, wherehe was held on a $3000 cash bond.

 

On 12/24/16 the BCSO arrested Isaiah Michael Hunemuller of Readlyn for First Offense OWI.

 

On 12/23/16 Bremer County Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle at HWY 218 and North Maple St.  Dylan Meister, 19, of Tripoli was the passenger in this vehicle.  Meister was placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

On 12/22/16 at approx. 2:09 PM the BCSO responded to a rural Readlyn address for a deceased male.

 

On 12/22/16 the BCSO arrested Wyatt James Whipp, age 21, of Kingsley, Iowa on an outstanding arrest warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana.  Whipp is currently being held on $750 bond in the Bremer County Jail pending appearance with Magistrate.

 

On 12/21/16 the BCSO arrested Rachel Katherine Kroells of Cedar Falls on a warrant for Probation Violation.

 

On 12/19/16 the Bremer County Sheriff's Office arrested Sommer Marie Gates, of Evansdale on a warrant for probation violation.

 

On 12/15/16 the BCSO arrested Rachel Ann Hawbaker, of Tripoli for Second Offense OWI and Interference with Official Acts.

 

On 12/11/16 the BCSO responded to a report of harassment in Plainfield.

 

The BCSO referred a 16 y/o male from Tripoli to Juvenile Court for possession of prescription drugs.

 

On 12/9/16 Bremer County Deputies arrested Roger Lee King Jr., 44 of Council Bluffs on an arrest warrant to serve 10 days in jail for the original charge of Driving While License Barred.

 

On 12/8/16 Bremer County Deputies took a report of theft in the 2000 blk of 220th Street.

 

On 12/8/16 the BCSO served a probation violation warrant on Jason Clewell at the Bremer County Jail.

 

On 12/8/16 at approx. 2:24 PM the BCSO took Kimberly Banister of Plainfield into custody for operating a motor vehicle without owner's consent.

 

On 12/6/16 Bremer County Deputies received a complaint of a Money Gram scam.  The investigation is still ongoing.

 

On 12/3/16 Bremer County Deputies arrested Keenan Lenell Coleman, 27, of Waterloo on an arrest warrant for violation of a no contact order with bail set in the amount of $1000.

 

On 12/2/16 Bremer County Deputies took a report of trespassing in the 100 blk of Locust Street, near Waverly.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

News and Press Releases



NOTICE:



A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is


presumed innocent until proven guilty.



ON 4/12/18, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATED A REPORT OF AN ATTEMPTED ATM THEFT AT THE FARMER'S SAVINGS BANK IN FREDERIKA.


ON 4/11/18 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF A SCAM FROM 1639 140TH STREET.


ON 04/10/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED NICHOLAS JAY SCHWARTZ, 29, OF ALEXANDER, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR THEFT 5TH. SCHWARTZ WAS PICKED UP AT THE HARDIN COUNTY JAIL AND TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD ON $300 BOND.


ON 04/10/18 THE BCSO RECEIVED A REPORT OF BURGLARY AND THEFT FROM A RESIDENCE IN RURAL DENVER. THE INCIDENT IS CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION.


ON 04/10/18 THE BCSO RECEIVED A REPORT OF A POSSIBLE INTOXICATED DRIVER WEST OF SUMNER. THE VEHICLE WAS STOPPED IN THE 2300 BLOCK OF 150TH STREET AND, FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION, DAVID CRAIG HARMS, 61, OF RURAL TRIPOLI, WAS CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.


ON 4/9/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED CLARENCE CARTER, 36 OF MINNEAPOLIS, MN FOR OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE AND POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.


ON 04/09/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED SHANNON KAE HUNEMILLER, 45, OF RURAL DENVER, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR PROBATION VIOLATION. HUNEMILLER WAS TAKEN TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE SHE WAS HELD ON A $2000 CASH BOND.


ON 04/08/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF ALLYSON MULLESCH, 33, OF BRISTOW,, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED.


ON 04/07/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED RODNEY JOE BARNES OF CEDAR FALLS FOR FIRST OFFENSE OWI.


ON 4/5/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED CLINT BENINGA 30, OF SHELL ROCK FOR BURGLARY 1ST DEGREE, ASSAULT CAUSING BODILY INJURY AND OBSTRUCTION OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS.

ON 04/05/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF BURGLARY TO A VEHICLE IN PLAINFIELD.


ON 4/4/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED KOLTON VANNATTA AGE 25 OF READLYN FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR A PROBATION REVOCATION HEARING. VANNATTA WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WAS HELD ON $1500 BOND.


ON 4/2/18, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED STEVEN JAMES COOPER OF WATERLOO ON A WARRANT FOR ASSAULT, DOMESTIC.


ON 04/01/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED LAURA MARIE JORDAN OF RURAL SUMNER FOR FIRST OFFENSE OWI.


ON 03/31/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF MAKENIZE WADDELL, 21, OF WAVERLY, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED.


ON 3/30/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK EVAN SAGE INTO CUSTODY ON A FEDERAL ARREST WARRANT.


ON 3/30/18 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED CASHEE MONEE WILLIAMS, 21 OF WATERLOO ON AN ACTIVE ARREST WARRANT OUT OF BLACK HAWK COUNTY FOR THEFT 5TH DEGREE. BAIL WAS SET IN THE AMOUNT OF $300.


ON 03/30/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A BURGLARY TO A RESIDENCE. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF TAIWAN CAMPBELL, 32, OF WATERLOO, FOR TRESPASS AND PUBLIC INTOXICATION.


ON 03/28/2018, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ALLEN RICHARD VANHAUEN, AGE 51, OF RURAL GRUNDY CENTER, IOWA ON AN OUTSTANDING ARREST WARRANT FOR A PROBATION REVOCATION.  ORIGINAL CHARGE WAS THEFT IN THE 2ND DEGREE.  VANHAUEN IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL ON A $5,000 CASH ONLY BOND.


ON 03-28-2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED BLAKE HARTZELL AGE 27 OF CLARKSVILLE FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION.  HARTZELL WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WAS HELD ON $1000 BOND.


ON 3/28/2018, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE ON C-33 FOR FAILING TO HAVE HEADLAMPS ON WHEN REQUIRED.  INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF HUNTER LANCE POPPE, AGE 18, OF RURAL WAVERLY, IOWA FOR OWI 1ST OFFENSE.


ON 03/27/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A SCAM.



ON 03/21/18 THE BCSO RESPONDED TO A THEFT REPORT IN RURAL JANESVILLE.


ON 03/21/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK CALHOUN EVAN, 59, OF WATERLOO, INTO CUSTODY AT THE JOHNSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR A FAILURE TO APPEAR WARRANT.


ON 3/20/18 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF A BURGLARY AT 1043 265TH STREET. THE CASE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.


ON 3/19/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A COMPLAINT OF MULTIPLE DEAD ANIMAL CARCASSES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN DISPOSED OF PROPERLY AT 2762 110TH STREET. THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING.


ON 03-19-2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JOHN FRANZEN AGE 29 OF SHELL ROCK ON A WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION. FRANZEN WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WAS HELD WITHOUT BOND.


ON 3/18/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF CHARLES JARRETT, 45 OF ST. PAUL, MN FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.


ON 03/14/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF VANDALISM TO A MAILBOX IN PLAINFIELD.


ON 3/11/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK MARIO C JOHNSON INTO CUSTODY ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT.


ON 3/9/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ARTAVIAS TAYLOR, 18, OF WOODBURY, MN FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA 1ST OFFENSE, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL.


ON 3/9/18 KENT SCHWAN, 32 OF SUMNER WAS ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE DISPLAYING OR USING A DANGEROUS WEAPON.


ON 3/9/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JERI MUELLER AGE 20 OF TRIPOLI ON A WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION. MUELLER WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE SHE WAS HELD ON $5000 CASH ONLY BOND.


ON 3/7/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF MICHAEL DOLAN JR, OF DENVER, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 2ND OFFENSE.


ON 3/7/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A CALL OF A DOMESTIC SITUATION AT 2712 LARRABEE AVE.


ON 03/04/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED BRANDON LOWELL NADING FOR DRIVING WHILE BARRED.    


ON 03/02/18 THE BCSO TOOK A REPORT OF VANDALISM TO A GARAGE DOOR AT A RESIDENCE IN RURAL WAVERLY.


ON 02/28/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JASON COLE AGE 22 OF INDEPENDENCE FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR SENTENCING. COLE WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WAS HELD WITHOUT BOND.


ON 02/25/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED MICHAEL ALLEN COX, 51, OF READLYN, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR HARASSMENT 3RD. COX TURNED HIMSELF IN AT THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL AND POSTED $300 BOND.


ON 02/24/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ALBERT EMBRING JR AGE 45 OF WAVERLY FOR DRIVING WHILE BARRED AFTER HIS VEHICLE WAS STOPPED IN THE 700 BLK OF 4TH ST SW.


ON 02/24/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF DESTINY HOMEISTER, 24, OF JANSEVILLE, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED.

ON 02/21/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED ALDIJANA DURIC, 30, OF WATERLOO, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGES OF OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 2ND AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT. THE BCSO TOOK CUSTODY OF DURIC FROM THE BLACK HAWK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND TRANSPORTED HER TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE SHE WAS HELD ON $1500 BOND.


ON 02/21/18 THE BCSO TOOK A COMPLAINT OF VANDALISM TO A MAILBOX IN RURAL DENVER.


ON 2/21/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A THEFT/SCAM.


ON 2/21/18 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED STEPHANY RAE HEWITT, 29 OF ACKLEY ON A BREMER COUNTY ARREST WARRANT FOR THEFT 4TH DEGREE WITH BAIL SET IN THE AMOUNT OF $1000. HEWITT WAS ALREADY IN CUSTODY AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE JAIL.


ON 02/20/18 AT APPROX. 2:58 PM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED BRAD NATION OF DUNKERTON FOR OWI 2ND.


ON 2/20/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A THEFT FROM 1109 LARRABEE AVE.


ON 2/19/18 TREVOR JAY SCHWARTZ, 47 OF WAVERLY TURNED HIMSELF IN TO THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ON AN ACTIVE WARRANT.


ON 02/18/18 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF BRANDON STOHR, 24, OF WAVERLY, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED.


ON 02/18/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESPONDED TO A DISTURBANCE AT 2465 SABLE AVE. DEPUTIES INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF GALEN NUSS AGE 56 FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE/ASSAULT. NUSS WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WAS HELD TO APPEAR BEFORE A MAGISTRATE.


ON 2/16/18, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CHARGED SHAWNDELL PHILLIP SMITH OF ST. PAUL, MN FOR ELUDING, NO DRIVER'S LICENSE, RECKLESS DRIVING, AND SPEEDING.


ON 02/14/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED JOSHUA LEE HUDSON, 27, OF WAVERLY, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGE OF CONTEMPT OF COURT FOR NON-PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT. HUDSON WAS TAKEN TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD ON A $500 CASH BOND.


ON 02/14/18 THE BRMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK ASHLEY CAMPBELL, 30, OF WATERLOO INTO CUSTODY ON A MITTIMUS WARRANT FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.


ON 02/12/18 THE BCSO ARRESTED JEREMY RYAN HARTEMA, 32, OF NASHUA, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR HARASSMENT 3RD. THE BCSO TOOK CUSTODY OF HARTEMA FROM THE NASHUA POLICE DEPARTMENT AND TRANSPORTED HIM TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD ON A $300 BOND.


ON 02/11/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESPONDED TO A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE 1000 BLK OF HWY 3. DEPUTIES INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF MACKENZIE BRANT AGE 23 OF NASHUA FOR OWI 1ST OFFENSE AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL.


ON 2/9/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED RICHARD JOHN ERICKSON OF WATERLOO ON A WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR.


ON 02/08/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A BURGLARY TO A RURAL DENVER RESIDENCE.


ON 02/03/18 AT APPROX. 12:28 PM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED TIMOTHY BURCHFIELD OF DENVER FOR OWI 1ST.


ON 2/1/2018 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF AN ATTEMPTED BURGLARY.