Woman steals tow-dolly then sells it
A woman landed a felony charge after she allegedly stole a tow-dolly then sold it to a local auto shop.
Ranae Osgood, 44, of Marshalltown, was arrested on a warrant after she turned herself in Thursday to the Marshall County Jail, after admitting she took the item and sold it to Hogeland Auto Plaza, 1408 E. Main Street, when her boyfriend was in jail.
Capt. Brian Batterson, with the Marshalltown Police Department, said the tow-dolly, valued at $1,500 was at Osgood and her boyfriend's house to be painted.
Monday, the owner of the tow-dolly saw it at Independent Auto Sales, 717 N. Third Ave. and notified police, Batterson said.
Police investigated and the owner of Independent Auto Sales said he bought it from Hogeland Auto Plaza, Batterson said.
Further investigation determined that the owner of Hogeland Auto Plaza bought it from Osgood, Batterson said.
A warrant was issued for her Tuesday.
Osgood is charged with second-degree theft, a Class D felony and third-degree theft.
Woman steals students' belongings from MHS
A Marshalltown woman faces several charges after she and two juveniles allegedly entered a local school and stole items belonging to the students.
Bailey K. Tufte, 19, was arrested Monday, after an investigation of the alleged incident that happened in the Roundhouse at Marshalltown High School, 1602 S. Second Ave., on May 22.
According to police, the school's track team left belongings in the bleachers of the Roundhouse while they were at practice.
Tufte and the juveniles took electronics, cell phones and other items from the bags left in the Roundhouse, police say.
Using security cameras at the school police identified Tufte and the juveniles, who were current students at the school.
Tufte is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, second-degree theft and trespassing.
The two juveniles were cited for second-degree theft and trespassing. They will go to Juvenile Court.
Mike and Jamie Leih, of Ferguson, are the parents of a son, Henry Thomas Leih, born at 1:19 a.m. on June 5 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Welcoming Henry home are siblings Colby, Taylor and Emma. Grandmas are Pat Anthony and Neena Leih. Grandpas in Heaven are Bill Leih and Tom Longman.
Marshalltown Police Department
On Tuesday, a car driven by Lee Roy Ruiz, 401 May St., was northbound on Third Avenue when it ran off the road and struck a fire hydrant located at 216 Thomas Drive. No injuries were reported. Ruiz was cited for failure to maintain control. Damage to the Ruiz car was estimated at $10,000 while the fire hydrant sustained an estimated $1,000 in damage.
On Sunday, a pickup driven by Dallas Michael Blackford, 1407 Brentwood Terrace, was turning onto West Church Street from South 16th Street when it turned too soon and collided with a car driven by Brandon Michael Kail, 604 Jerome St. Apt. #3, which was traveling west on Church Street and turning north onto 16th Street. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Blackford pickup was estimated at $500 while the Kail car received an estimated $4,000 in damage.
On June 2, a car driven by a 16-year-old female from Garwin was southbound on South Sixth Street attempting to turn left onto West Olive Street when it collided with a car owned by Gabriel Allen Bowles, of Grundy Center, which was traveling north on South Sixth Street. The unknown driver of the Bowles car exited the car and making contact with the driver and passengers of the Garwin car when a car driven by Rogelio Avalos Sanchez, 1402 S. Sixth St., collided with the rear of the Bowles car at which time the unknown driver fled the scene. Avalos Sanchez and passenger Maria Vargas Cervantes, 604 N. Fourth St., were transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with possible injuries. The 16-year-old was cited for failure to yield upon left turn. Damage to the Garwin car was estimated at $1,500 while the Bowles and Avalos Sanchez cars received an estimated $3,500 each in damage.
On June 2, a semi driven by Hans John Jensen, of Freehorn, Minn., was westbound in the 1000 block of Marion Street approaching the scale house driveway at JBS when as the driver was watching to see if the trailer was being filled he turned north into the entrance of the scale house and cut the corner short striking the electronic crossing sign, knocking it to the ground and smashing it. Damage to the electronic crossing sign was estimated at $4,000.
On Monday, a car driven by Jose Angel Ibarra Martinez, 122 W. Main St. Apt. #406, was westbound on West Church Street stopped at the intersection with South Third Street and a vehicle driven by Barbara Jean Hamilton, 6 N. 25th St., was southbound on South Third Street stopped at the stop sign when both vehicles entered the intersection at the same time and collided. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Ibarra Martinez car was estimated at $500 while the Hamilton vehicle received an estimated $1,000 in damage.
On June 7, a vehicle driven by Manuel Ibarra, 112 N. 21st St., was westbound in the 10 block of West Church Street approaching First Street when a unknown vehicle and driver entered the intersection from the north running the stop sign and collided with the Ibarra vehicle and then left the scene. Ibarra was transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with injuries. Damage to the Ibarra vehicle was estimated at $3,000.
On Tuesday, June 10, a vehicle driven by Margarita F. Nunez, 4 W. Nevada St., was southbound on South Third Avenue approaching the intersection with East Anson Street when it attempted to pass a car driven by a 17-year-old male from Marshalltown, lost control and collided with the car, proceeded into the intersection where it struck a stop light pole and then collided with a bus driven by Ramona Elise Paris for the city of Marshalltown. No injuries were reported. Nunez was cited for failure to maintain control and no insurance. Damage to the Nunez vehicle was estimated at $4,000 while the car received an estimated $1,000 in damage, the stop light an estimated $100 and the city bus an estimated $1,000 in damage.
On Tuesday, Lance Steven Hazen, 415 N. Third St. Apt. #7, was arrested for possession of marijuana-third offense and public intoxication.
On Wednesday, Samantha Lee Beadle, 1211 Marshall Drive, was arrested for assault on a peace officer and theft-fifth degree.
On Tuesday, Terry James Vermace, of Amana, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Tuesday, Austin Eric Lowell, 406 Plaza Heights Road Apt. #2, was arrested for violation of a no-contact order.
On Tuesday, Steven Ray Lund, Homeless, was arrested for trespass.
On Thursday, Juan Raul Velez, 108 N. Third Ave. Apt. B, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Wednesday, Samantha Lee Beadle, 1211 Marshall Drive, was arrested for interference with official acts.
On Wednesday, Amanda Lewis-Paigly, 403 E. Southridge Road Apt. B, was arrested for child endangerment without injury and serious domestic assault.
On Tuesday, Angel Ramirez Reyes, 503 N. Center St., reported slash damage to three tires on a 1995 Dodge Spirit while parked at his residence. Estimated value of damage is $300.
On Tuesday, an employee with TIG Industries, 310 May St., reported spray paint damage to the building at 308 May St. Estimated value of damage is $200.
On Tuesday, Marcia Lou Allen, 918 S. 11th Ave., was cited for theft-fifth degree from Walmart.
On Monday, Geraldine Rae Vodochodsky, 911 Jackson St., was cited for dog at large and two counts of rabies vaccination violation.
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
On Monday, a vehicle driven by Christopher James Hill, of Cedar Rapids, was northbound on Highway 330 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway causing front end damage. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Hill vehicle was estimated at $3,000.
On Friday, a vehicle driven by Larry Wayne Robinson, of Nevada, was westbound on West Iowa Avenue when it crested a small hill and collided with the rear of a pickup driven by Michael Anthony Disalvo, of Ames, which was proceeding north on Highland Acres Road after stopping for the stop sign at the intersection. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Robinson vehicle was estimated at $3,500 while the Disalvo pickup received an estimated $2,500 in damage.