Eldora man breaks into motel room, threatens woman
An Eldora man was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill a woman when he broke into her motel room.
Shane D. Sizemore, 33, was arrested early Friday at the Franklin Motel, 1108 W. Iowa Ave., after the victim, who had a no-contact order against him, called police when he first tried entering her room.
According to police, Sizemore knocked once to get in the room, then left to a different room of the motel. The victim put a chair under the door knob of the room so he couldn't attempt to break in.
Sizemore came back intoxicated and tried kicking the door in, causing damage. He then broke a window, stuck his head in the room and threatened the victim. The victim hit Sizemore in the head with a crowbar.
Sizemore was examined by ambulance staff then taken to jail.
Sizemore is charged with second-degree burglary, a Class C felony, first-degree harassment and violation a no-contact order.
Woman arrested on meth charge
A Marshalltown woman who allegedly had more than five grams of methamphetamine in her possession has been arrested.
Silvia M. Garcia, 31, was arrested Tuesday after the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on Jan. 23 finding meth and marijuana.
Sgt. Joel Phillips of the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force, said inside Garcia's home at 112 West Lincoln St., was seven grams of marijuana and what looked like more than five grams of meth. Garcia was arrested Jan. 23 for having marijuana, but bonded out of jail. An arrest warrant was then applied for the meth possession.
Garcia is charged with possession of meth with the intent to deliver, a Class B felony.
Marshall County Courthouse
Shane Dale Sizemore, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a burglary-second degree charge, a felony domestic abuse charge, a harassment-first degree charge and a violation of a no-contact order from another county charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on March 3. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only. The court ordered that Sizemore be photographed and fingerprinted in this case at the Marshalltown Police Department by 4 p.m. today. Sizemore was told if he owned or possessed any firearms or ammunition, he is to contact the Marshall County Sheriff's Office within 24 hours and make arrangements to surrender them. A new no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Marcus Allen Coleman, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a aggravated assault charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on March 3. Bond is set at $2,000 cash or surety. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Doug Eugene Stevenson, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge. Merle Swartz was appointed as counsel. The parole revocation hearing will be scheduled by Stevenson's parole officer as the Department of Correctional Service's calendar permits. No bond was allowed in this case.
Zachary Aaron Shutt, 613 Garland Drive, made an initial appearance on a possession of marijuana charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on March 12. Shutt was released on his own recognizance. A substance abuse evaluation was ordered by the court to be submitted within 60 days of today's date.
Vincent Cronbaugh, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a serious assault charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge and a interference with official acts charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on March 12. Cronbaugh was released on his own recognizance. The court ordered Cronbaugh to be photographed and fingerprinted by the end of work Thursday. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Dora Morales-Hernandez, 112 N. First St. Apt. #1, made an initial appearance on a theft-fifth degree charge. She pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $272.75, due within 30 days of today's date. A claim for victim's restitution may be requested.
Edgar Roel Ramirez, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a no insurance charge, a speeding charge and a driving under suspension charge. He pleaded not guilty to all charges and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on April 15 in Magistrate Court.
Jaime Nunez, 314 S. 14th Ave., made an initial appearance on a obstruction of emergency communications charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due within 30 days of today's date.
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
On Tuesday, Jonathan Scott Arterburn, of Newton, was arrested for probation violation.
On Sunday, Kauila Jared Clark, of Tama, was arrested for contempt of court.
On Feb. 9, Marisa Mae Easton, of St. Anthony, was arrested for possession of a Schedule II controlled substance-meth; possession of a Schedule I controlled substance-marijuana; possession of Schedule I controlled substance-medication and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Tuesday, a minivan driven by Hinton Mahon Stokes, of West Des Moines, was northbound on Gerhart Avenue approaching the intersection with 190th Street when it attempted to stop, began sliding into the intersection and collided with a vehicle driven by Douglas Eugene Darnold, of Gladbrook, which was traveling through the intersection. No injuries were reported. Stokes was cited for failure to obey a stop sign and yield right of way. Damage to the Stokes minivan was estimated at $1,200 while the Darnold vehicle received an estimated $3,000 in damage.
On Sunday, a Dodge Durango was westbound on East Main Street Road when it crossed the center line, entered the south ditch, struck a Chevron sign owned by Marshall County and continued on to strike a light pole owned by Consumers Energy breaking it in half before the driver left the scene. No injuries were reported. The Marshall County Sheriff's Department contacted the owner who denied knowledge of the driver and advised it must have been stolen. Damage to the Durango was estimated at $6,000 while the Chevron sign received an estimated $1,000 in damage and the light pole an estimated $5,000 in damage.
On Sunday, a minivan driven by Brenda Denise Zavala-Livengood, of Albion, was eastbound on 160th Street when her minivan went out of control, began sliding into oncoming traffic, overcorrected and began spinning, coming to rest in the ditch. Zavala-Livengood was transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with possible injuries. Damage to the Zavala-Livengood minivan was estimated $3,000 while a guard rail owned by the Iowa Department of Transportation that was hit sometime during the accident received an estimated $100 in damage.
On Sunday, a minivan driven by Mirna Yesenia Paz Velasquez, 207 E. Olive St., was eastbound near the intersection of Cooper Avenue and 240th Street when it went out of control on the slick roadway, entered the south ditch, overturned and came to rest on its left side. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Paz Velasquez minivan was estimated at $3,000 while a fence, struck in the process, owned by Darwin Funke, 2425 Cooper Ave., received an estimated $500 in damage.
On Saturday, Feb. 15, a pickup driven by William Gary Mommer, of Gilman, was traveling northwest on High Street in Gilman when it collided with the rear of a vehicle driven by Megan Raye Juarez, of Gilman, which had partially backed out of a driveway and stopped for traffic. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Mommer pickup was estimated at $1,400 while the Juarez vehicle received an estimated $1,200 in damage.