Marshalltown pair throws drugs, cash from car
A Marshalltown man and woman face felony charges after they threw marijuana, meth and a stack of cash out of a car window.
Mazie A. Yantis, 22, and Jeremy R. Waltemeyer, 33, were arrested at about 6 p.m., Thursday, on the 700 block of Eighth Avenue and Noble Street, after police noticed the van's expired registration tags and saw Yantis throw a baggie out of the window.
Capt. Brian Batterson, of the Marshalltown Police Department, said once police caught up to the van they arrested Waltemeyer, the driver, for driving while suspended.
A Marshalltown Police Department K-9 came to search the area where the baggie was thrown. Police found a baggie with 8.5 grams of marijuana, 2.5 grams of meth and a bag with $475 cash in it.
Baggies, rolling papers and a scale were found inside the van.
Yantis and Waltemeyer are charged with possession of meth with the intent to deliver, a Class C felony, possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver, a Class D felony, posession of drug paraphenila and prohibited acts.
Waltemeyer is also charged with expired registration.
Marshall County Courthouse
Charles Pirtle, of Tama, made an initial appearance on a possession of marijuana charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 23. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. If release is obtained, the Pirtle will have 60 days to get a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court.
Ward Matthew Duffy, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a warrant for probation violation. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Court as its docket permits. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only.
Jesus Angel Estrada, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a possession of a Schedule II controlled substance charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge and a disorderly conduct charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 24. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. if Estrada is released, he will have 60 days to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court.
Ben L. Hibbs, 1010 Fremont St., made an initial appearance through counsel, Douglas Beals, on two counts of an assault on a peace officer charge. The preliminary hearing is set at 1 p.m. on May 2. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case.
Henry Alfred Segovia, of Conrad, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge. He pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on June 3 in Magistrate Court.
A male juvenile from Marshalltown made an initial appearance on a curfew violation charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $50 with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.50. The court allowed for 10 hours of community service in lieu of the fine and surcharge plus pay the court costs with all being completed by June 30.
Marshalltown Police Department
On Friday, Jaye Ann Loffgren, 1807 W. Main St., reported the theft of a Bose radio, a Sony 42 inch flatscreen TV, a Toshiba laptop computer, a DVD player and DVDs, a suitcase with contents and a Harley-Davidson leather bag from her residence. Estimated value of loss was $3,655.
On Friday, Carin Stanley, 711 N. Fourth Ave. Apt. #1, reported the theft of a black leather purse, cash, Clinazapam pills and identification while at 709 N. Fourth Ave. Apt. #2. Estimated value of loss was $130.
On Sunday, Terry Woodward, Homeless, was arrested for public intoxication.
On Saturday, Juan Roy Lizarde, of Whitten, was arrested for driving while barred-habitual offender.
On Saturday, Michael Messerly Bradley, of Woolstock, was arrested for operating while intoxicated-first offense.
On Saturday, Danny Ray Mills, 404 W. Linn St., was arrested for operating while intoxicated-first offense.
On Friday, Alexander Walter Wells, of Buhl, Idaho, was arrested for operating while intoxicated-first offense.
On Friday, Brandi Melissa Stiles, 912 S. First Ave., was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and trespass.
On Thursday, Mazie Ann Yantis, 16008 E. Boone St., was arrested for prohibited acts, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance-with the intent to distribute-methamphetamine and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance with the intent to distribute-marijuana.
On Thursday, Jeremy Ray Waltemeyer, 1608 E. Boone St., was arrested for prohibited acts, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with the intent to distribute-meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance with the intent to distribute-marijuana.
On Saturday, a vehicle driven by Gloria Melchor, 209 W. Linn St., was traveling north on South Center Street while a pickup driven by Hector Tafolla, 1006 Broadmore Drive, was eastbound on West Linn Street and the two collided in the intersection of the two streets, both claiming to have had a green light. No injuries were reported. Melchor was cited for failure to have a valid driver's license and no insurance. Damage to the Melchor vehicle was estimated at $2,500 while the Tafolla pickup received an estimated $1,500 in damage.
On Friday, a minivan driven by Isis Diaz, 7 1/2 S. Sixth Street, was eastbound on Lincoln Way going too fast through the sweeping turns when it went out of control, went off the traveled portion of the roadway, entered the ditch and rolled approximately one time coming to rest right side up. Diaz transported herself and passenger, an infant child that was in the back seat in a child seat, but the lap belt was not in use resulting in the child coming out and landing between the driver and passenger front seats. Diaz was cited for failure to maintain control, failure to have a valid driver's license, failure to secure a child and no insurance. Damage to the Diaz minivan was estimated at $8,000.
On Friday, a pickup driven by Kevin Scott McGrew, 709 Washington St., was northbound on South Center Street attempting to make a left turn into Pizza Ranch when it collided with a car driven by a 16-year-old female traveling south on South Center Street. The 16-year-old and a 17-year-old female passenger were taken to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. McGrew was cited for failure to yield upon left turn and no insurance. Damage to the McGrew pickup was estimated at $2,000 while the 16-year-old's car received an estimated $8,000 in damage.
On Thursday, a car driven by Steven Wayne Ingerson, 1706 S. Seventh Ave. Apt. #21, was exiting a parking stall at Hy-Vee when it collided with the driver side front quarter panel of a car driven by Glenda Elizabeth Herrera, 111 N. 15th St., which was driving through the lanes. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Ingerson car was estimated at $700 while the Herrera car received an estimated $1,000 in damage.
Marshalltown Fire Department
The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to an oil or other combustible liquid spill at 3050 240th St., two extrication of victims from vehicle at 3153 Zeller Ave., and on Highway 330 and eight medical assists with the EMS crew to: 2504 S. Eighth St., 101 NewCastle Road, 2504 S. Eighth St., 2802 S. Center St., 504 N. Second St., 703 Henry Drive, 302 W. Church St., and 102 W. Main St.
The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to two dispatched/cancelled en route to 1957 N. Center St., and North 12th Avenue; three outside rubbish fires at: 204 E. Lincoln St., 803 W. Linn St., and 204 Sharon Ave., and four medical assists with the EMS crew to: 610 Westwood Drive, 2500 S. Center St., 918 S. 11th Ave., and on North 14th Street.
The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a dispatched/cancelled en route to 202 S. Third Ave., a forest, woods or woodland fire at 2006 W. Main St., a natural vegetation fire at 1602 S. Fifth St., a false alarm at 1002 S. Third Ave., a HazMat release investigation with no HazMat detected and two medical assists with the EMS crew to 209 W. Lincoln St., and 107 Pleasantview Road.
The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to an outside rubbish fire at 509 S. Fourth St., and three medical assists with the EMS crew to: 413 N. 15th St., 610 Westwood Drive, and on West Lincoln Way.
Marshall County Sheriff
On Wednesday, Breanna Lynn Dannen, of Haverhill, reported damage to the driver's side tires on a 1993 Honda Civic while parked in Le Grand. Estimated value of damage was $200.
On Wednesday, Gary Bruce Ballard, 1836 Prairie Ave., reported damage to the entire house and items inside at 1725 Vance Ave. Estimated value of damage was $25,000.
On April 8, John Arthur Fuller, 1904 E. Merle Hibbs Blvd., reported damage to a lock hasp in Le Grand and the theft of a Reece 5th-wheel hitch, a flow through tail gate and a John Deere riding lawn mower. Estimated value of loss was $1,110.
On Thursday, Justin James Holder, 2 E. Edgeland Drive Apt. #5, was arrested for failure to serve jail time.
On Wednesday, Alex Anaya, 509 N. Fifth St., was arrested for contempt.
On Thursday, Joseph Ray Perkins, 1108 W. Iowa Ave., was arrested for two counts of failure to appear.
On Wednesday, Shane Dean Rose, 2008 Blossom Lane, was arrested for three counts of failure to appear for initial hearing.
On April 7, Marisa Mae Easton, 507 S. Fourth St., was arrested for possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and on an arrest warrant for violation of pre-trial release.
On April 6, Jed Steven Borton, of Melbourne, was arrested for aggravated domestic strangulation.
On April 6, Blake Anthony Micllef, 201 Pleasantview Road A37, was arrested for operating while intoxicated-third offense and public intoxication.
On April 5, Mathias Ndayisenga, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested for probation violation.