Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s report (4/15/19)


April 15th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

There were several arrests in Pottawattamie County this past week. At around 2:30-a.m. Sunday, 29-year old Kaylo Jo Mackland was pulled over for speeding west of Carson at Highway 92 and 385th Street. Upon further investigation, she showed signs of impairment. Mackland was arrested for OWI/1st offense. A little after 3-a.m. Sunday, 37-year old Nathan Duane Blue, of Council Bluffs, was arrested after Deputies responded to Mercy Hospital with regard to a reported assault of a 38-year old female that took place outside the Council Bluffs city limits. Blue was arrested for Domestic Abuse Assault/Strangulation, Harassment in the 1st degree/threatening by forcible felony, and Kidnapping in the 2nd degree/armed with a dangerous weapon. He was being held in the Pott. County Jail on a total of $30,000 bond. And, 35-year old Justin Ray Wicker, of Neola, was arrested Sunday morning at a residence in Neola, for Domestic Abuse Assault/1st offense – causing bodily injury, in reference to an incident involving a 28-year old female. His bond was set at $1,000.

Saturday night, 36-year old Lindsey R. Fox was arrested at a residence in Council Bluffs, for Domestic Abuse Assault Causing Bodily Injury/1st offense (using a blunt object), in connection with an incident involving a 41-year old male. Friday evening, 59-year old Mark Andrew Korngiebel was arrested west of Council Bluffs for OWI/1st offense and Possession of a Controlled Substance/Marijuana – 1st offense, after he nearly collided head-on with another vehicle while passing a Sheriff Deputies’ vehicle. The incident happened while the Deputy was traveling east on Highway 6 near 238th Street. Korngiebel was also cited for unsafe passing.

On April 9th, 35-year old Mathew Allen Kochen, of Council Bluffs, was arrested following an investigation into a domestic assault that occurred in a vehicle on Old Lincoln Highway and involved a 36-year old female. Kochen was charged with Kidnapping in the 3rd degree, Domestic abuse assault w/a dangerous weapon – 1st offense. His bond was set at $12,000. That same day, 71-year old Michael Ray Christensen, of Council Bluffs, was arrested for Driving While Barred/Habitual offender, after a deputy was dispatched to assist a motorist at Honeysuckle and McClelland Avenue. The vehicle was stuck in the soft gravel in the middle of the road.

There were also warrants served on several individuals, including: 33-year old Patrick Ryan Daniels, of Carter Lake, whose bond was set at $10,000; 34-year old Ivan Alexander Woods, of Omaha; 45-year old Jason Thomas Thacker, of Council Bluffs (Total bond $2,495), and 30-year old Ronald Shane Hoschar, who was being held in the Pott. County Jail on other charges.