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 8/17/2017 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED NICHOLAS ALEXANDER KING AGE 22 OF SUMNER FOR OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. 


ON 8/17/2017 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED JASMINE SUE ANN MILLER AGE 22 OF SUMNER FOR POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.

 

ON 8/16/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF VANDALISM AT 2712 LARRABEE AVE LOT 63.


ON 8/16/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED JEFFERY MARCELLENUS FRIIS, 53 OF SUMNER ON TWO ARREST WARRANTS.  THE WARRANTS WERE FOR THE ORIGINAL CHARGES OF THEFT 3RD DEGREE AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 3RD OR SUBSEQUENT, ELUDING, CARRYING WEAPONS, AND OWI 1ST OFFENSE.  THE WARRANTS ORDERED HE BE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND TRANSPORTED TO PRISON.  THE SUMNER POLICE DEPARTMENT ALSO ASSISTED IN THE ARREST.


ON 8/15/17 DEREK DWIGHT SUNDERMAN, 37, OF TRIPOLI WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE LICENSE BARRED.


ON 08/13/2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JUSTIN ENGELHARDT AGE 28 OF LAWLER FOR OWI 2ND OFFENSE AFTER HIS VEHICLE WAS STOPPED FOR A EQUIPMENT VIOLATION.


ON 08/13/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JEREMY ROBERT SMOOT, AGE 41, OF WATERLOO, IOWA ON AN OUTSTANDING ARREST WARRANT FOR A PROBATION VIOLATION.  SMOOT IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL ON A $2000 CASH BOND.


ON 08/09/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESPONDED TO A BURGLARY IN PROGRESS AT THE HAWKES NEST CAFE IN FREDERIKA.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF JOHNNA ROMMANN, 18, OF OELWEIN, JASON COLE, 21, OF OELWEIN AND A 15 YEAR OLD JUVENILE FOR 3RD DEGREE BURGLARY.


ON 08/08/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF THEFT.


ON 08/06/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF HARASSMENT


ON 08/05/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A BURGLARY WHICH OCCURRED AT PLAINFIELD VETERINARY SERVICE.


ON 08/05/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A BURGLARY WHICH OCCURRED AT "CLIFF'S PLACE" IN HORTON.


ON 08/04/17 AT APPROX. 6:58 PM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF AN ASSAULT.


ON 08/03/17 AT APPROX. 1536 HRS. THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED DAVELL JOVAN SHAW ON A WARRANT FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT, OWI, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG.


ON 08/03/2017, BRETT JUDISCH OF WAVERLY WAS ARRESTED ON A WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF PAROLE. HE IS BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WITH NO BOND SET.


ON 08/02/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JUSTIS RYAN SOPER, AGE 38, OF CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA ON AN OUTSTANDING ARREST WARRANT.  SOPER IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL ON $1500 BOND.


ON 07/29/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIF’S OFFICE ARRESTED ROBERT DARTZ, 50, OF WATERLOO FOR OWI 1ST OFFENSE.


ON 07/26/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF CRIMINAL MISCHIEF IN THE 1700 BLOCK OF 260TH STREET.  THE INCIDENT IS CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION.


ON 07/24/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE



ON 07/12/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK THOMAS KEITH, 37, OF EVANSDALE INTO CUSTODY ON TWO BREMER COUNTY WARRANTS FOR FIRST DEGREE HARASSMENT.



ON 07/12/17 THE BCSO RECEIVED A REPORT OF HARASSMENT.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF THOMAS NATHANIEL KEITH, 37, OF EVANSDALE, FOR 1ST DEGREE HARASSMENT.



ON 7/13/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A CALL STATING A 10 YEAR OLD FEMALE HAD ACCIDENTALLY BEEN SHOT BY A 14 YEAR OLD MALE WITH A .22 CALIBER RIFLE.  UPON ARRIVAL DEPUTIES FOUND THE FEMALE WITH A SINGLE GUN SHOUT ENTRY WOUND ON HER LOWER TORSO.  SUMNER AMBULANCE DID TRANSPORT THE FEMALE TO ALLEN HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT TO HER NON LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES.



ON 07/14/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ERIK HEGTVEDT AGE 33 OF CEDAR FALLS FOR OWI 2ND OFFENSE AFTER HIS VEHICLE WAS STOPPED FOR SPEEDING IN THE 2200 BLK OF 218.



ON 07/15/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A SUSPICIOUS PERSON.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF BEAU COOK, 20, FOR PUBLIC INTOXICATION.



ON 7/17/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK GENO HOOVER, 27, OF BRITT INTO CUSTODY ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR.  HIS BOND WAS SET AT $2000.



ON 07/18/17 AT APPROX. 8:25 AM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF VANDALISM AT 2647 240TH ST; READLYN.



ON 07/18/17 AT APPROX. 12:03 PM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.



ON 07/19/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SERVED (2) ARREST WARRANTS ON REXANNA LYNN CHRISTOPHER OF OELWEIN FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR ARRAIGNMENT REF. DRIVING WHILE BARRED.



ON 07/21/17 THE BCSO RESPONDED TO A DRIVING COMPLAINT IN THE 1400 BLOCK OF U.S. HIGHWAY 218.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF LARRY LOU MOINE, 74, OF RURAL NASHUA, FOR OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.



ON 7/22/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED JASMIN CHERELLE WELLS, 30 YEARS OLD ON AN ARREST WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR THEFT 3RD DEGREE.  HER BAIL IS SET IN THE AMOUNT OF $3000.



ON 7/22/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF ANIMAL NEGLECT IN THE 1800 BLOCK OF 180TH STREET.

  


ON 07/13/17 THE BCSO TOOK CUSTODY OF JACOB JONATHAN GREENWOOD FROM THE WATERLOO RESIDENTIAL FACILITY ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR PROBATION REVOCATION ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGE OF POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO DELIVER.  GREENWOOD WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD ON A $5,000 CASH BOND.



ON 7/24/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED CHARLES HASTING NEWMAN, 31, OF WATERLOO ON 3 WARRANTS OUT OF BLACK HAWK COUNTY FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR TWO COUNTS OF THEFT 5TH DEGREE AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITH BAIL SET IN THE AMOUNT OF $1100.



ON 7/24/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED VINCENT JOHN MOHLING, AGE 38, OF RURAL WAVERLY, IOWA FOR 2 COUNTS OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT, DOMESTIC ABUSE ASSAULT CAUSING INJURY, AND ASSAULT CAUSING INJURY.  MOHLING WAS BOOKED INTO JAIL PENDING INITIAL APPEARANCE WITH MAGISTRATE



ON 7/25/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF DOMESTIC ABUSE AT 1792 TAHOE AVENUE.  AFTER AN INVESTIGATION DENNIS LEE MOHLIS, 73, OF SUMNER WAS ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE ASSAULT, A SERIOUS MISDEMEANOR.



ON 07/27/17 AT APPROX. 5:38 AM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF AN UNRESPONSIVE MALE AT A RESIDENCE NEAR TRIPOLI.


ON 7/2/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED GENO

HOOVER OF BRITT FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.



ON 07/08/17 AT APPROX. 10:31 AM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S
OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF AN ASSAULT.



ON 7/8/17 RAPHAEL CLARKE, 23, OF WATERLOO WAS TAKEN INTO
CUSTODY ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR THEFT 5TH DEGREE. HIS BOND WAS
SET AT $500.



ON 07-10-2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A
REPORT OF HARASSMENT. THIS CASE REMAINS
UNDER INVESTIGATION



ON 07-09-2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED
MELISSA DAVIS AGE 48 OF WAVERLY FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.



ON 7/5/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF A DISPUTE
THAT OCCURRED NEAR 248TH STREET AND ATLAS AVENUE.



ON 07/01/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATED
A REPORT OF TWO ASSAULTS WHICH OCCURRED AT A RESIDENCE IN BREMER COUNTY. CHARGES ARE PENDING.



ON 7/4/2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED
JONATHAN POWER OF JANESVILLE FOR OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST
OFFENSE, POSSESSION OF CONTROLED SUBSTANCE, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA



ON 07/02/17 THE BCSO ARRESTED QUINCY TREMAYNE BETHEA-STARKS,
26, OF MINNEAPOLIS, MN ON AN ACTIVE CHISAGO COUNTY (MN) WARRANT FOR IDENTITY
THEFT. BETHEA-STARKS WAS TRANSPORTED TO
THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL PENDING EXTRADITION



ON 7/3/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF INDECENT
EXPOSER AND THEFT IN THE 1100 BLOCK OF MIDWAY AVENUE. THE CASE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.



ON 07/01/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED
TANNER SORENSEN OF CEDAR FALLS FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLED SUBSTANCE.



ON 07/02/17 AT APPROX. 11:03 AM THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A
VEHICLE JP MCCLUNG III FOR EXCESSIVE SPEED ON HWY 218. DURING THE STOP DEPUTIES TOOK HIM INTO
CUSTODY FOR OWI AND OPEN CONTAINER. HE
WAS HELD FOR A PERIOD OF TIME AND LATER RELEASED ON THE CHARGES OF OWI 2ND,
EXCESSIVE SPEED, AND OPEN CONTAINER.