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 10-12-2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED DUANE WILCOX AGE 39 OF WAVERLY FOR DRIVING WHILE LICENSE BARRED.


ON 10/08/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED SHAWN MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM, AGE 30, OF BAXTER, IOWA ON AN OUTSTANDING ARREST WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR.  CUNNINGHAM IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL ON A $250 DOLLAR CASH BOND.


ON 10/07/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED KAYLEE JO HARTING, AGE 33, OF WAVERLY, IOWA ON AN OUTSTANDING ARREST WARRANT FOR A PAROLE VIOLATION, ORIGINAL CHARGE WAS THEFT IN THE 2ND DEGREE.  HARTING IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL.


ON 10/07/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ROBERT ALEXANDER STARK OF WATERLOO FOR FIRST OFFENSE OWI AFTER RECEIVING A REPORT THAT STARK'S VEHICLE ENTERED THE MEDIAN ALONG HWY. 218, SOUTH OF WAVERLY.  STARK WAS ALSO CITED FOR FAILURE TO PROVE SECURITY AGAINST LIABILITY.


ON 10/6/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF BURGLARY TO A VEHICLE IN THE 200 BLOCK OF RUSTIC HILLS ROAD.  THE BURGLARY TOOK PLACE SOMETIME OVER NIGHT. CASH AND DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS WERE TAKEN. THE INVESTIGATION IS STILL ONGOING.


ON 10/6/2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A CALL OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION RESULTED IN THE ARREST OF ASHLEY JEIDE, 30 OF LACROSSE, WI FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - 1ST OFFENSE AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. 


ON 10/04/17 THE BCSO TOOK A REPORT OF A GARBAGE CAN THEFT FROM A RESIDENCE IN RURAL PLAINFIELD.


ON 10/02/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A THEFT FROM A VEHICLE AT 106 ORCHARD DR.


ON 10/1/2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS ROBY, 29 OF CEDAR RAPIDS ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR. 


ON 10/1/2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A VEHICLE SWERVING ON HWY 218.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF GUNNER WAYNE, 26 OF ROCKFORD FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE AND POSSESSION OR CARRYING OF DANGEROUS WEAPONS WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE. 


ON 10/1/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED JEREMY KNOCK, 44 OF CLARKSVILLE ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR.  KNOCK'S BOND WAS SET AT $1500.


ON 9/30/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF A VEHICLE DRIVING ERRATICALLY NORTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY 218.  THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE, GEN BENEDICT CALPITO, 32 OF CHARLES CITY, WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST FOR OWI 2ND OFFENSE AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT.


ON 9/26/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 2712 LARRABEE AVENUE LOT 66 NEAR DENVER.  AFTER THE INVESTIGATION CHERYL LEA CONAWAY, 54 OF DENVER WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE), A CLASS D FELONY.  ALSO ARRESTED WAS BLANE EVERETT BROCKA, 52 OF DENVER FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE), A CLASS D FELONY, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (MARIJUANA), AND AGGRAVATED MISDEMEANOR, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, A SIMPLE MISDEMEANOR.  BRITTANY MAURIE HUNEMILLER 24,OF DENVER FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE), A SERIOUS MISDEMEANOR, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (MARIJUANA), A SERIOUS MISDEMEANOR, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, A SIMPLE MISDEMEANOR.  THE IOWA STATE PATROL ASSISTED WITH THE CASE.


ON 9/27/17 BREMER DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF CREDIT CARD FRAUD. THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING.


ON 09/26/17 THE BCSO ARRESTED JOHN HENRY FRANZEN, 29, OF SHELL ROCK ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR PROBATION VIOLATION.  FRANZEN WAS HELD AT THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL ON A $2000 CASH BOND.


ON 9/25/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED KAILEY JUSTINE SWACKHAMMER, 21 OF EVANSDALE FOR AN ACTIVE ARREST WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION.  HER BAIL IS SET IN THE AMOUNT OF $1000.    

          

ON 09/24/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A VEHICLE TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE SOUTHBOUND LANES OF HWY. 218.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF CHARLES TRIPP, 66, OF BRISTOW, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED.


ON 9/21/2017, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED DEAN DUWAYNE HASKIN, AGE 55, OF DUBUQUE, IOWA ON AN OUTSTANDING ARREST WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ORIGINAL CHARGE OWI 2ND OFFENSE.  HASKIN IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL ON $6000 CASH BOND.


ON 09-20-2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JASON COLE AGE 22 OF OELWEIN.  COLE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AT THE FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND TRANSPORTED BACK TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WAS HELD ON $10000 BOND FOR BURGLARY IN THE 3RD DEGREE AND ON-GOING CRIMINAL CONDUCT.        


ON 09/20/17 THE BREMER CO SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A TRAILER STOLEN FROM THE 2400 BLK OF PIEDMONT AVE


ON 9/19/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED MICHAEL GILBERT, 28 OF CEDAR FALLS, FOR DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED AND FOR AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR.


ON 9-17-17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK A REPORT OF VANDALISM AT 1406 260TH STREET.


ON 9-15-17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED DYLAN LEROY MEISTER, 20 AND ALEA MARIE SLESSOR, 22 OF TRIPOLI ON ACTIVE ARREST WARRANTS OUT OF FLOYD COUNTY.  THE WARRANTS WERE FOR 2ND DEGREE THEFT AND 3 COUNTS OF 3RD DEGREE BURGLARY.  THEIR BAIL IS SET IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 EACH.  THEY WERE TURNED OVER TO THE FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.        


ON 09-15-2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ANTOINE SIMPSON, AGE 36 OF NASHUA FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.


ON 09/14/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK DON POWELL, 37, OF DES MOINES INTO CUSTODY ON A WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR.


ON 09/11/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE BEGAN AN INVESTIGATION INTO A NON-COMPLIANT REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER.  THE CASE IS ONGOING WITH CHARGES PENDING


ON 9/10/17, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATED A REPORT OF BURGLARY TO THE EAST SIDE CARWASH IN PLAINFIELD.


ON 09/09/2017 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF COLEMAN MAY, 20, OF WAVERLY FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THE ARREST OF SAMUEL STOVEALL, 22, OF WAVERLY FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND THE ARREST OF KYLE LAHR, 18, OF WAVERLY FOR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.


ON 9/4/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED GENE SCHELLHORN, 36 OF FREDERIKSBURG, FOR DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED.


ON 09/03/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF COLE JANSSEN, 20, OF WAVERLY FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED, DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED, AND INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICIAL ACTS CAUSING BODILY INJURY AND OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT OWNERS CONSENT.


ON 09/03/17 THE BCSO TOOK A REPORT OF A THEFT FROM A VEHICLE IN RURAL SUMNER.


ON 9/2/17 BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK JAMIE BECKER, CEDAR FALLS, INTO CUSTODY ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT. HER BOND WAS SET AT $5000.


ON 9/1/17, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED SAMANTHA LOUISE UNGER OF NEW BRIGHTON, MN ON A WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION.


ON 09/01/17 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF THEFT