Woman charged with child endangerment
A Marshalltown woman who was seen allegedly holding a barely clothed 3-year-old child while walking down the street in 22 degree weather has been arrested.
Tina L. Carson, 50, was arrested Tuesday and charged with public intoxication and child endangerment after witnesses and police saw her around 9 p.m., walking on the 800 block of West Nevada Street, holding her shivering grandson who was wearing only a long-sleeved pajama shirt.
Capt. Brian Batterson, of the Marshalltown Police Department, said once police approached her she appeared to be intoxicated and couldn't tell them where she was going or coming from. The child was taken and police looked for his parents. Police say Carson was supposed to babysit the child.
Man drags girlfriend by hair
A Marshalltown man who is accused of dragging his girlfriend by the hair and hitting her in the face has been arrested.
Kerry B. Logan, 49, was arrested Wednesday, on the 400 block of West High Street, after Logan threw the victim's belongings outside and neighbors called police.
According to police, Logan was arguing with his girlfriend about their relationship issues which led to the assault.
Logan is charged with felony domestic abuse assault, a Class D felony, due to previous physical assault convictions.
Man makes unwanted contact with woman
An Albion man who allegedly tried to make unwanted physical contact with a woman has been arrested.
Mark Shearer, 21, was arrested on a warrant around noon Wednesday and charged with assault with intent to commit sex abuse for an incident that was reported by the victim March 1.
According to police, Shearer tried to make unwanted physical contact to the victim he was acquainted with. The victim was not injured.
Josh Haines and Abby Phillips, of St. Anthony, are the parents of a daughter, Pistol Paizley Haines, born at 9:43 a.m. on March 12 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Welcoming Pistol home are big brother Parker and big sister Patience. Grandparents are Deb Bussan, Pam Haines and Vance and Sandy Phillips. Great grandparents are Pat Bussan and Janice Hazen.
Jon and Heather Keen, of Chelsea, are the parents of a daughter, Elena Lyla Keen, born at 7:57 a.m. on Jan. 27 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Welcoming Elena home are big sisters Kara McCollister and Kailiee Keen and big brother Jaekob Keen. Grandparents are Lori and Brian Hoover, Kim Keen and the late Doug Graff. Great grandparents are Dorothy Graff and the late Lyle Graff; Richard Brewer and the late Floy Brewer.
Dan and Tammy Ruscitto, of Niskayuna, N.Y., are the parents of a son, Theodore Martin Ruscitto, born at Bellvue Hospital, Niskayuna, N.Y., on Feb. 19 weighing 8 pounds and measuring 19.5 inches in length. Welcoming Theodore home are big brothers, Franklin and Harrison. Grandparents are Robin and Colleen Ruscitto, of Scotia, N.Y.; Don and Phyllis Settle, of Melbourne, and the late Thomas Sargent.
Ben Vanden Oever and Michelle "Nikki" Kosnar, of Marshalltown, are the parents of a daughter, Richelle "Rikki" Lou Vanden Oever born at 8:11 p.m. on March 17 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Welcoming Richelle home are big siblings Nichole, Jamie and Brandon Ott and Travis Vanden Oever and Casey Brent, deceased. Grandparents are Lee Vanden Oever, Nancy manuel, Les Kosnar and Billie Kosnar, deceased. Godparents are Jayci and Erin Cross.
Matt and Jessica Vint, of Marshalltown, are the parents of a daughter, Brielle Ann Vint, born at 1:53 a.m. on March 20 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Welcoming Brielle home is big sister Brynn Rae. Grandparents are Kent and Lori Dougherty and Mike and Cathy Vint.
Marshall County Courthouse
Tristian Paul MacDonald, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a burglary-first degree charge, a sex abuse-third degree charge, an impersonating an officer charge, a harassment-third degree charge and two simple assault charges. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 7. Bond is set at $25,000 cash only. The court ordered MacDonald to be photographed and fingerprinted by the Marshalltown Police Department in connection with these charges. A no-contact order was issued for the protected parties.
Julio Cesar Reyes Alfaro, 207 E. Olive St., made an initial appearance on a false imprisonment charge and a driving under suspension charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 7. Bond is set at $1,000 cash only. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement has put an immigration hold on Reyes Alfaro.
Phillip Terrell Davis, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for an arraignment hearing charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The arraignment hearing will be rescheduled by the District Court as its docket permits. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only.
Christopher Lee Dunahoo, of Nevada, made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for a contempt hearing charge. The court appointed Mark Oberding as counsel. The contempt hearing is rescheduled for 9 a.m. on April 11 in Magistrate Court. Bond is set at $2,000 cash only.
Lonnie Douglas Poweshiek, of Montour, made an initial appearance on a driving while barred charge, a driving while revoked charge, a no valid driver's license charge, a driving under suspension charge, a no insurance charge and a improper brake light charge. Poweshiek will represent himself before the court in these matters. A preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 17. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case.
Andrew Hilleman, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days of today's date.
Emmanule Jerome Dailey, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge, a no valid driver's license charge and a no insurance charge. He pleaded guilty to all charges. On the driving under suspension and no insurance charges the fines were $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50 on each charge. The fine on the no driver's license was $200 with a $70 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $330. All payments are due within 30 days of today's date.
Margarita Fernandez, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge, a no valid driver's license charge, a no insurance charge and a improper brake light charge. She pleaded not guilty to all charges and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on April 29 in Magistrate Court.