Local man arrested for forgery, identity theft
A man who was allegedly using another person's social security and identification card was arrested Tuesday.
A warrant was issued for Michael Andrade, 21, Oct. 24, after investigating officers discovered he had been unlawfully using someone else's identification multiple times.
According to the Marshalltown Police Department, in September Andrade was cited for speeding and driving without a license. Through further investigation, two different names appeared with Andrade's name showing he had been using another person's identification cards and a warrant was issued.
Andrade turned himself into police on Tuesday. He is charged with identity theft and two counts of forgery, both Class D felonies.
Marshall County Courthouse
Jeremy Odom, 610 N. Center St., made an initial appearance on a driving while barred-aggravated charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Dec. 9. Odom was released on his own recognizance.
Justin Clyde Spencer, 208 S. Third St. Apt. #9, made an initial appearance on a failure to register as a sex offender charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Nov. 27. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. Upon release, Spencer is to report to the Department of Correctional Services.
Mazie Ann Yantis, of Conrad, made an initial appearance on two counts of a forgery charge and a theft-third degree-aggravated charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle her case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Nov. 27. Bond is set at $5,000 cash. Yantis is to report to the Department of Correctional Services upon release.
Kirk Arnell Thomas, 515 N. Center St., made an initial appearance on a disorderly conduct charge. He pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set at 9 a.m. on Dec. 17 in Magistrate Court.
Osvaldo Huerta, 533 N. Third St., made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The contempt hearing is set for 9 a.m. on Nov. 26. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety. A new no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Marshalltown Police Department
On Monday, Christopher John Tiernan, 612 W. Linn St., reported the theft of a Sony PlayStation 3 game system, an Apple Touch iPod, two paintball guns, cash, two BB guns, a gas can and prescription medication from 1507 W. Olive St. Estimated value of loss was $1,750.
On Monday, a staffer at Rogers Elementary School, 406 Summit St., reported damage to five windows at the school. Estimated value of damage was $1,750.
On Sunday, Benjamin Dwayne Krull, of Gladbrook, reported the theft of an Apple iPhone4 from 910 E. Olive St. Estimated value of loss was $650.
On Sunday, an employee with the Flamingo Motel, 705 W. Iowa Ave., reported damage to the door frame on Room 131. Estimated value of damage was $200.
On Monday, Matthew Charles Earhart, 622 W. Boone St., was arrested for harassment-first degree.
On Sunday, Maria Del Carmen Torres, 1011 W. Nevada St., was arrested for serious assault and three counts of child endangerment.
On Sunday, Adrian Martinez-Alvarez, 106 N. 11th Ave., was arrested for two counts of child endangerment without injury and serious domestic assault.
On Monday, a minivan driven by Veronica Rena Pope, of Grinnell, was eastbound in the 100 block of East Linn Street when it attempted to turn left across lanes in front of a car driven by Leticia Ochoa De Ordaz, 1106 E. Main St., causing a collision. No injuries were reported. Pope was cited for improper use of lanes on roads marked for three or more lanes and no insurance. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $2,000 each.
On Sunday, an as yet unknown driver of a white vehicle struck a legally parked Ford Taurus which was facing south on the west side of South Fifth Street and then left the scene. Damage to the legally parked Ford was estimated at $1,600.
On Sunday, a pickup driven by Maradean Ann Egger, 211 W. Ingledue St., was southbound on South Center Street in the middle of the intersection attempting to turn left onto East Merle Hibbs Boulevard when the light changed. The Egger pickup continued its turn and collided with a vehicle driven by Alvin Nick Barten, 2907 S. Sixth St. Apt. #201A, which had entered the intersection when the light turned green. No injuries were reported. Egger was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device while Barten was cited for operation without registration. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $1,000 each.
On Saturday, a car driven by Susan Alice Oestereich, of Grundy Center, was southbound on South Center Street at the intersection with Ingledue Street when it attempted a left turn onto East Ingledue in front of a pickup driven by Mark Leroy Mitchell, 401 Orchard Drive, and a collision ensued. No injuries were reported. Oestereich was cited for failure to yield upon left turn. Damage to the Oestereich car was estimated at $8,000 while the Mitchell pickup received an estimated $11,000 in damage.