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Greenfield man arrested for passing a fake Jackson

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The Adair County Sheriff’s Office says a Greenfield man was arrested Saturday night for knowingly passing a fake $20 bill to purchase two packs of cigarettes from the Greenfield Dollar General Store. 21-year old Zachary Trenton Holder was arrested for Forgery, a Class-D Felony. Holder was being held on $5,000 bond in the Adair County Jail.

And, a Greenfield man was arrested last Wednesday for Possession of Marijuana. 24-year old Joshua Awstin Curry was later released on his Own Recognizance, after marijuana was found on his person and in his bedroom.

The Adair County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year old Jason Bruce King, of Stuart, was arrested Jan. 23rd on an Adair County warrant for Probation Violation. King was being held without bond in the Adair County Jail.  25-year old Shelby Lynn Weis, of Creston, was arrested in Bridgewater on Jan. 24th, for Driving Under Suspension. She was cited and then released from custody at the scene.

On Jan. 24th, 25-year old Zaneta Janen Taylor, of Des Moines, was arrested on Interstate 80 in Adair County following a traffic stop for speeding. An Iowa State Patrol Trooper noticed the smell of marijuana as he approached Taylor’s vehicle. After a search warrant was obtained, inside the vehicle, authorities found two plastic bags and a jar containing a green leafy substance. Taylor admitted the weed was hers. She was later released on $1,000 bond.

And, 44-year old Christopher Scott Partlow, of Menlo, was arrested Friday morning by the Iowa State Patrol, following a traffic stop on Highway 25 near 190th Street, in Adair County. Partlow was charged with Driving While License Revoked or OWI test failure. He was later released from the Adair County Jail on $1,000 bond.

 

Page County man arrested on Domestic Abuse charge

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Page County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted Clarinda Police, Saturday, in locating a man wanted in connection with an alleged incident of Domestic Abuse Assault in Clarinda. Deputies located 26-year old Justin Leo Powers, of rural Clarinda, at his residence and took him into custody. Powers was transported to the Page County Jail where he was held without bond on the Domestic Abuse Assault charge, pending appearance by a Magistrate.

Justin Leo Powers

Denison woman arrested on drug & other charges in Pott. County

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

A traffic stop early Sunday morning in Pottawattamie County resulted in the arrest of a Crawford County woman on drug and other charges. Sheriff’s officials say a Deputy on routine patrol noticed a vehicle with no license plate lamp traveling on Railroad Highway at around 2:10-a.m.  An investigation following the traffic stop resulted in 27-year old Karen Y. Melara, of Denison, being taken into custody for Driving While Barred, Possession of a Controlled Substance (4.1 grams of marijuana) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (a Meth pipe).

Also arrested Sunday, was 61-year old Douglas Edward Leaders, of Hancock. He was charged with OWI/2nd offense, 1st Degree Harassment and Simple Domestic Assault, following an incident involving his wife at around 4:10-a.m. at a home located in the 35-thousand block of Pinoak Road. The call was originally dispatched as an “Armed subject” call. Leaders was said to have suffered minor injuries during the incident.

And, a Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested 32-year old Cassandra Lynn Johannes, of Carson, Friday afternoon at Jennie Edmundson Hospital, in-part, for an incident that took place 11-a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22nd, at the Carson United Methodist Church.

Johannes was arrested on a warrant for Probation Violation, and a charge of Harassment in the 3rd Degree, for the incident that occurred Jan. 22nd. She was being held at Jennie Ed for the Harassment charge resulting from a Welfare Check at the church.

Excessive speed & deer on the road responsible for Union County accident

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The Union County Sheriff’s Office says excessive speed was partially to blame for a non-injury accident late Friday night. 18-year old Kolten Phelps, of Creston, was traveling west on Four Mile Creek Drive at around 11:10-p.m., and failed to slow down for the posted sharp curve ahead in the road. Phelps told authorities when he swerved to miss a deer on the road, the 2007 Ford pickup he was driving left the road and ended up in the west ditch before hitting a tree and a fence. Damage from accident amounted to $10,500.

Villisca man arrested Monday morning

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

A traffic stop for speeding this (Monday) morning in Adams County resulted in a man from Villisca being arrested. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office says 30-year old Justin Donscheski was pulled over for speeding at around 6:20-a.m. He was found to have had a barred Iowa driver’s license, and was taken into custody for Driving While Barred. His bond was set at $2,000.

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(Podcast) KJAN 8-a.m. News, 1/30/2017

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

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Adair County man arrested on drug charge Sunday morning

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Police in Creston say a man from Adair County was arrested at around 1:15-a.m. Sunday, for OWI/1st offense and Possession of a Controlled Substance/2nd offense. 26-year old Dakota Gaulden, of Orient, was later released from the Union County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

Also arrested early Sunday morning, was 32-year old Paul Daniels, of Creston. Daniels was charged with Public Intoxication/2nd offense. He was later released on $1,000 bond, also.

One person was arrested in Creston last Friday. At around 11:30-p.m., 31-year old Tashina Martwick, of Creston, was arrested for Domestic Abuse/Simple Assault. She was later released on a Promise to Appear in court.

And, a Creston resident reported to Police early Friday morning, that sometime between midnight and 2:30-a.m., Friday, someone stole cash from a vehicle parked at her residence. The loss was estimated at $140.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning News & funeral report, Monday, Jan. 30th 2017

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The area’s top news at 7:05-a.m., w/KJAN News Director Ric Hanson

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Cass County Board of Supervisors to hold Public Hearing on Elite Octane Development Agreement

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Board of Supervisors will hold their regular weekly meeting on Tuesday, this week, instead of Wednesday, because it is the end of the month. During the meeting, a Public Hearing will be held beginning at 8:30-a.m., on a Development Agreement with Elite Octane, LLC, authorizing Tax Increment Payments, and Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement. The hearing will be followed by action on a Resolution approving the Development Agreement.

Under the Development Agreement the County would provide financial incentives to the Company in the form of incremental property tax payments in an amount not to exceed $8.5-million. The Agreement to make incremental property tax payments will not be a general obligation of the County, but will be payable solely and only from incremental property tax revenues generated within the 2017 Cass County Agribusiness Urban Renewal Area.

Griswold home sustains substantial smoke damage

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Firefighters from Griswold were called to a report of smoke coming from several windows at a home located at 310 5th Street in Griswold, at 8:57-a.m., Saturday. A neighbor saw the smoke and called 9-1-1. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the flames in the home, which was reportedly under renovation. No injuries were reported, and a cause of the fire was not immediately available. The home sustained extensive smoke damage.