Marshall County Courthouse
Joseph Elbino, of Des Moines, made an initial appearance on an arrest warrant for a probation violation charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The probation revocation hearing was set for 11:15 a.m. on Oct. 12. No bond was allowed in this case.
Adam Leiva, 108 1/2 S. 3rd St., made an initial appearance on an assault causing bodily injury charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Oct. 15. Leiva was released on his own recognizance. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Vania Guadarrama vs. Juan Ramirez Ayala
Diana Montes Valencia vs. Pedro Valencia
John Overman vs. Lisa Overman
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
On Saturday, Steven Eugene Kunch, 112 N. 13th Ave., was arrested for possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating while intoxicated, first-offense.
On Monday, a minivan driven by Robert Dean Thompson, 10 W. Olive St., was southbound on Highway 14 just north of Laurel when it entered the east ditch striking a seed sign and post before coming to rest in the creek. Thompson, a diabetic, was transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with possible injuries. Damage to the Thompson minivan was estimated at $3,500.
On Sept. 18, a car driven by Scott Allen Welsh, of Tama, was westbound on Highway 30 when it struck a deer that entered the traveled portion of the roadway sustaining front end and right front quarter panel damage. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Welsh car was estimated at $4,000.
On Sept. 18, a pickup driven by Brian Patrick Gould, of Garwin, was westbound on Main Street Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway causing minor front end damage. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Gould pickup was estimated at $2,000.
On Sept. 17, a car driven by Janice Elaine Nanke, of Cedar Falls, was northbound on Reed Avenue when it went out of control on the loose gravel and entered the west ditch striking a stop sign causing moderate front end and windshield damage. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Nanke car was estimated at $1,700.