Arrests and theft reported in Clarinda

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December 15th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Chief of Police in Clarinda reports two people were arrested this past week, and a stolen vehicle was recovered. Chief Keith Brothers says his officers arrested 23-year old Dakota Jim Smith, of Clarinda, at around 8:30-p.m. Wednesday. Smith was taken into custody on an outstanding Page County District Court warrant for Revocation of Probation. Smith was being held in the Page County Jail on $10,000 bond, pending an initial appearance before the Page County Magistrate Court.

At around 9:30-.am. Thursday, police officers responded to the Hy-Vee Food Store, in Clarinda, with regard to an alleged shoplifter store personnel were detaining. Taken into custody on a Simple Misdemeanor theft charge, was 53-year old Dale Ray Viether, of Clarinda, who allegedly stole from the store a magazine valued at $6.49.Viether was processed and released on his own recognizance pending an initial appearance before the Page County Magistrate Court.

And Monday morning, Dec. 10th, a Clarinda resident reported that her 2000 Buick Lesabre had been stolen earlier that morning from the woman’s residence on South 12th Street. The vehicle was found abandoned that same day in the morning in the 500 block of North 8th Street. The incident remains under investigation.