The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says a Stanton man was arrested at around 2:45 this (Thursday) morning on OWI and other charges. 24-year old Lucas J. Bogart was taken into custody on a charge of OWI/1st offense, following a traffic stop on Corning Street in Red Oak. The stop was initiated after authorities received word several, allegedly intoxicated persons were seen traveling in a vehicle matching the one being driven by Bogart. A sheriff’s deputy observed the vehicle cross the centerline of the road and make an improper turn. Bogart failed a Field Sobriety Test and was brought to the Montgomery County Jail on the OWI charge. In addition, he was cited for Failure to have a valid driver’s license and issued a warning for driving Left of Center. Bogart was being held in the jail on a $1,000 bond.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office also reports 22-year old Sara A. Billie, of Clarinda, was arrested Wednesday, on a warrant for violating her probation, in association with an original charge of 5th degree theft. The woman was located by authorities in Clarinda, and transported to Montgomery County, where she was being held on an $850 cash only bond.
And, 28-year old David M. Wright, of Villisca, was arrested Tuesday, on a Simple Misdemeanor charge of Obstruction of Emergency Communications, after the Montgomery County Comm Center received a call from a residence in Villisca. While on the line, Wright allegedly interferred with the alleged victim on numerous occasions, by securing the phones in the home, as well as physically damaging them to prevent calls from going out or coming in. Wright was booked into the Montgomery County Jail and later released on $300 bond.