2 arrests in Clarinda over the weekend


July 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers reports two men were arrested over the weekend on separate charges. On Sunday, officers arrested 30-year old Armando Rojas-Meno, of Lincoln, Nebraska, on a charge of OWI/1st Offense. Rojas-Meno was taken into custody just before 10:30-p.m. at the intersection of Shenck Road & the Highway 71/Highway 2 bypass. He was being held in the Page County Jail on $1, 00.00 bail pending an initial appearance before at Page County Magistrate.

And, on Saturday, officers arrested 45-year old Elton Ray Provo, of Clarinda, on an outstanding arrest warrant from Taylor County, charging him with a probation violation. Provo was arrested at around 11:40-p.m. in the 200 block of south 15th Street and turned over to the Taylor County, Iowa Sheriff’s Department.