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Council Bluffs man arrested on two charges in Montgomery County

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September 24th, 2015 by Chris Parks

A Council Bluffs man was arrested on a pair of charges Thursday by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputies arrested 35-year-old Wayne Clarence Vohs for Driving While License Suspended and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Vohs was take to the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Center and held on $435 cash bond.

3 arrests in Cass County

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September 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Two people were arrested in Cass County on Tuesday, while another was arrested Wednesday. On Tuesday, deputies arrested 54-year old Jeffrey Charles Dory, of Anita, on a charge of Driving While Barred. Dory was taken to the Cass County Jail where he was released the following day on his own recognizance. And, 27-year old Remo Cortez Bennett, of Council Bluffs, was arrested on a District Court warrant for Probation Violation. Bennett was taken to the Cass County Jail where he remains held on $10,000 bond.

On Wednesday, deputies in Cass County arrested 42-year old Wesley Thomas Yanna, of Council Bluffs, on a District Court warrant for Failure to Appear in court (Child Support-related). Yanna was taken to the Cass County Jail where he remains held on $2,000 bond.

NE man dies in Cass Co. IA crash

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September 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office say a man from Nebraska died in crash this (Thursday) morning, near Lake Anita. 70-year old David L. Martin, of Greenwood, NE., was found dead in his 2001 Ford F-150 pickup,  which had rolled over one-half mile south of Lake Anita State Park. The accident, which was discovered at around 6:39-a.m., remains under investigation. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Medivac, Anita Fire and Rescue, and the Iowa State Patrol.

Shenandoah man sentenced to over 15 years in prison on drug charges

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September 24th, 2015 by Chris Parks

A Shenandoah man was sentenced on Wednesday in District Court for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.  United States Attorney Nicholas Klinefeldt announced that 41-year-old James Jayson Davis of Shenandoah was sentenced by Senior United States District Court Judge James E. Gritzner to 183 months in prison. He was also ordered to serve five years of supervised release following his jail time.

Davis entered a guilty plea on February 5th of 2015 to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine from September 2013 up to July of 2014. The plea resulted from a year-long investigation into drug trafficking in Southwestern Iowa by a group that included Davis and his cousin, James Paul Davis. James Paul Davis was sentenced to 192 months in prison on July 27, 2015, by Judge Gritzner. The investigation showed that methamphetamine was being transported to Southwestern Iowa from the border region in Texas in pound quantities for distribution from Page County, across Southwestern Iowa and into Eastern Nebraska.

The investigation was conducted by the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Page County Sheriff’s Office, Shenandoah, Iowa Police Department, Mills County Sheriff’s Office, Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force, Omaha, Nebraska Police Department, Metro Area Fugitive Task Force, and the United States Marshal’s Service for the Southern District of Iowa.

The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Two-vehicle accident in Atlantic Wednesday

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September 24th, 2015 by Chris Parks

The Atlantic Police Department has released details on a two-vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday morning in Atlantic.  At 10:48am two vehicles were eastbound on 7th Street traveling side by side when one vehicle attempted a right hand turn onto Park Drive from the inside lane.  That vehicle driven my Madison Mace of Elliott forced the other vehicle driven by Shane Smith of Anita to jump the curb and onto the lawn taking out a street and stop sign. No injuries were reported.  Damage was estimated at $5,000 to the Mace vehicle and $3,000 to the Smith vehicle.

Fatal accident near Lake Anita State Park

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September 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

In an update to our earlier report, officials with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office say one-person died in a rollover accident this (Thursday) morning, one-half mile south of Lake Anita State Park. The crash was reported at 6:39-a.m. Initial dispatch reports indicated one person was trapped in the vehicle.

No other information is currently available.

Three arrests reported in Mills County

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September 24th, 2015 by Chris Parks

The Mills County Sheriff’s Office reports three recent arrests.

On Monday, September 21st Deputies arrested 39-year-old Amy Lynn Vanscoy of Ellston, IA for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  She was arrested on Highway 34 at 7:48pm and later booked in on $300 bond.

On Tuesday, September 22nd Deputies arrested 25-year-old Adam James Houchin of Glenwood on a Warrant for Violation of Probation.  Houchin was arrested at 11:55am at the Mills County Sheriff’s Office and booked in on  $10,000 bond.

Also on Tuesday 28-year-old Amanda Lee Flowers of Hamburg was arrested on Main Street in Tabor on a Warrant for Forgery.  Flowers was arrested at 5:19pm and held on $5,000 bond.

One arrest and vehicle theft reported in Creston

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September 24th, 2015 by Chris Parks

The Creston Police Department reports one arrest early Thursday morning.  At 6:00am 19-year-old Keegan Williams of Creston was arrested and charged with Trespass.  He is being held at the Union County Jail awaiting bond.

A vehicle theft was also reported to Creston Police early Thursday. A Creston man reported at 5:40am that his truck was stolen from his residence sometime between 9:45pm Wednesday and 5:00am Thursday.  The truck is a blue 2006 Chevy Silverado with Iowa License plates PAK1.  The loss is estimated at $15,000.

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Rollover accident near Lake Anita State Park

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September 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 6:50-a.m.) —

Rescue crews from Anita and Wiota along with Medivac Ambulance were called to the scene of a rollover accident with entrapment, one-half mile south of the entrance to Lake Anita State Park. The accident was reported at 6:39-a.m.  One occupant of the vehicle was said to be trapped inside, but it’s unclear if there were any injuries.

Fire and Rescue personnel were told to disregard at 6:50-a.m. No further details are available at this time.