Bridgewater man arrested on drug & other charges; Greenfield man arrested for theft of Vodka

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Adair County Sheriff Jeff Vandewater reports a man from Bridgewater was arrested Thursday evening on an Adair County warrant for Ongoing Criminal Conduct/Criminal Network, Gathering where controlled substances are used, and Possession of a Controlled Substance/2nd offense. 61-year old James Jeffrey Reese was released from custody Sunday evening on part or all of a $25,000 cash or surety bond.

And, 53-year old Patrick Russell Darling, of Greenfield, was arrested last Wednesday afternoon on a charge of Theft in the 5th Degree, for allegedly taking a bottle of vodka from the Greenfield Fareway Store without paying for it. Darling was later released on his own recognizance.

(Podcast) KJAN 8-a.m. News, 10/17/2016

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

More area and State news from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th

Trading Post

October 17th, 2016 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  Hoveround electric chair. Excellent condition with charger. $800.00 dollars. Call 712-254-6936 Massena.
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FREE:  Galvanized Cattle Panel.  Good for garden use.  712-254-7989.

FOR SALE: Glass & wood parts for antique bookcases, prices vary – call; 12 assorted wooden chairs $5 each; 1980 Dodge pickup, 3-18, automatic, extended cab, long box, runs and drives good $425. 402-651-8173 (Hancock)

FOR SALE:  2 late model Toro 21 inch push mowers with baggers.  Asking $400 for the pair.  Also, 2 Montgomery Ward older heavy 7 hp snow blowers, running.  Asking $300 for the pair.  Call 712-790-1841 in Carroll.

FOR SALE: Frigidaire Gallery used dishwasher. Good shape, not very old, $200.  Call 712-268-7218 in Exira.

Heartbeat Today 10-17-2016

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October 17th, 2016 by Jim Field

Jim Field visits with CCHS physician Dr. Edna Becht about the importance of getting your flu shot.

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(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 10/17/2016

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.

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Vandalism & thefts reported in Creston

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Creston Police are investigating two incidents of vandalism and two reports of theft. Officials say on Saturday, a Creston man reported that sometime between Oct. 13th and 15th, someone broke out both front windows of his truck. The damage was estimated at $300.

Last Friday, a resident of the 600 block of S. Pine Street reported someone took two chainsaws from his shed. The theft, which occurred sometime between 10-p.m. Thursday and 10-a.m. Friday, resulted in a loss of $600. Also on Friday, a resident of the 200 block of N. Birch Street, in Creston, reported someone broke into his vehicle and stole a stereo system. The incident occurred sometime between 11:30-p.m. Thursday and 8:30-a.m., Friday. The loss was estimated at $100.

And, on Thursday, a Creston resident reported that sometime between 11-p.m. Wednesday and 1-a.m. Thursday, someone broke a section of his fence. The incident happened in the 500 block of S. Walnut Street, and resulted in an estimated loss of $150.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning News & funeral report, 10/17/2016

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

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

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Creston Police report (10/17) – drug, theft & other arrests

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Police in Creston say two people were arrested on drug charges, Saturday. 35-year old Mika Luddington, and 38-year old Erik Witt, both of Creston, were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance/Marijuana. Both were later released on $1,000 bond, each.

On Friday, 30-year old Matt Maxfield, of Creston, was arrested at the Union County Law Enforcement Center, for Theft in the 5th Degree. He was released on a Promise to Appear later, in court. On Saturday, 28-year old William Baker, of Creston, was arrested at the Union County LEC, for Theft in the 5th Degree. He was also released on a Promise to Appear. On Sunday, 28-year old Shaeina Allison and 33-year old Joseph Baze-Gaiser, both of Creston, were arrested at the Creston Wal-Mart, for Theft in the 4th Degree. They were later released on $1,000 bond each.

28-year old Jake Davis, and 35-year old Heather Scarberry, both of Creston, were arrested Sunday for Public Intoxication. Both were later released on $300 bond each. Also arrested Sunday, was 28-year old Christopher Fannon, and 24-year old Tyler McKay, both of Creston, who were taken into custody for Disorderly Conduct. Both were being held in the Union County Jail while awaiting bond.

And, 26-year old Heather Brammer, of Murray, was arrested Saturday for OWI/1st offense. She was later released on $1,000 bond.

 

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 10/17/16

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog possible early; P/Cloudy. High 81. S @ 10-20.

Tonight: Mo. Cldy w/a chance of showers. Low 48. N @ 10-15.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 68. NW @ 10-15.

Wednesday: P/Cldy w/scattered light rain. High 65.

Thursday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a chance of morning showers. High 60.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 82. We also received a Trace of precipitation. Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 59.  Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 58 and the low was 35. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 87 in 1947. The Record Low was 12 in 1976.

Bluffs man cited following Monday morning crash

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October 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs say no injuries were reported following an accident early this (Monday) morning. Authorities say 37-year old Shawn Elliff, of Council Bluffs, was cited for Disobedience to a sign/signal, Failure to Provide proof of Insurance and Operating a vehicle without Registration, following a crash that happened at around 2:30-a.m. at the intersection of N. 17th Street and Avenue L.

Elliff was traveling south on N. 17th when he failed to stop at the intersection.

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His vehicle collided with the front passenger side of another vehicle which was traveling west on Avenue L. After the impact, the other vehicle traveled through a fence of residence located at the southwest corner of the intersection, and came to rest just short of hitting the house.

Elliff’s vehicle also continued southwest and traveled through the same fence before colliding with and coming to rest on, the north side of the residence. The home sustained only minor damage, though. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage,