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Creston Police/Union County Sheriff’s reports for 10/21/21


October 21st, 2021 by Ric Hanson

The Creston Police Department reports the arrest early this (Thursday) morning, of a man from Ohio. 18-year-old Christopher Lamont Gaiter, Jr., of Springfield, OH, was arrested at a residence in the 300 block of N. Pine Street, at around 4:16-a.m. Gaiter was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance/Marijuana – 1st offense, and later released from the Union County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office says no injuries were reported following a collision Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say a 2018 Chevy Equinox driven by 65-year-old Marilyn Kay Ide, of Creston, and a 2012 Ford F-250 pickup driven by 68-year-old Thomas Edward Christensen, of Van Meter, were approaching the intersection of Highways 34 and 169 at around 1:40-p.m.  As Ide pulled up to the stop sign and was preparing to turn right onto Highway 34, her vehicle was struck from behind by the pickup truck.

Her SUV sustained about $2,000 damage. No damage was reported to the pickup, which is registered to Madison County Auction, Inc., of Winterset. There were no citations issued.