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Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s report, 5/4/21


May 4th, 2021 by Ric Hanson

The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office is reporting numerous arrests from the past week. At around 1:10-a.m. today (Tuesday), 27-year-old Alex Michael Clausen, of Omaha, was arrested for OWI/1st offense, and Failure to Maintain Control of a motor vehicle, following an accident near the Crescent, at Rosewood and I-29. His bond was set at $1,000. Monday night, 44-year-old Brandy Danielle Kermoade, of Council Bluffs, was arrested in Treynor, on a warrant for Violation of Parole. Monday afternoon, 39-year-old Justin Allen Messmore, of Council Bluffs, was arrested in Council Bluffs, on a warrant for being a Fugitive from Justice. On Monday afternoon also, 51-year-old Les WAyne Berkenbosch, Jr., of Council Bluffs, a Pott. County Jail inmate, was served with a warrant for OWI/1st offense, and returned to his cell.

Sunday evening, 55-year-old Todd Michael Walker was arrested in Hancock, after authorities received a report a juvenile female had been left at the Casey’s General Store, by her step-father. Walker was charged with Violation of a No Contact/Protective Order – Contempt of Court. Sunday afternoon, 40-year-old Anthony Lee Nielsen was arrested following a traffic stop. He was taken into custody for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked and transported to the jail without incident.

At around 3:40-a.m. Saturday, 38-year-old Victor Harold Wright was arrested following a traffic stop on a vehicle that used the emergency median to make a U-turn on I-680, near Crescent. Wright was charged with Driving While Barred/Habitual Offender.  At around 12:30-a.m., Saturday, 37-year-old Ross Rolland Koley was arrested following a traffic stop on I-29 in Council Bluffs. He was charged with OWI/1st offense.

Late Friday evening, 33-year-old Amanda Jo Larsen was arrested in Council Bluffs, for Theft in the 3rd Degree (property/loss valued at $750-$1,500). And, Thursday evening, 28-year-old Marsaides Angela Kay Byus was arrested in Macedonia, after authorities received a call about a trespasser. Byus was charged with Burglary in the 3rd (non-vehicle), Disorderly Conduct (loud noise), and Interference with official acts. Late Thursday morning, two 17-year-old females were cited for Possession of a Controlled Substance/1st offense, after authorities received a call about the odor of marijuana at the Underwood High School. The teens were released from custody after receiving their citations.