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Grinnell Police Department/Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office

Former Monte teacher charged

by dhayes on September 2, 2014

Derek Bates arrested Friday on two sexual abuse, one sexual exploitation charges By KATHERINE KLINGSEIS kklingseis@dmreg.com Derek Bates, 28, has been accused of having sexual contact with two minors while he was a school employee and the victims were students in the Montezuma Community School District in 2012, authorities said Friday. The Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office […]

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By DANN HAYES dhayes1@registermedia.com.com A one-car accident on Interstate 80 left one person dead and the other injured on Wednesday, August 20. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Charlene Gibbens, 59, of Des Moines was driving a 2002 Ford Focus westbound on Interstate 80 when she lost control of the vehicle at the 193 mile […]

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Grinnell woman arrested, charged for false reporting

August 19, 2014 Grinnell

STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Grinnell police arrested a Grinnell woman of making a false charge on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Kaitlyn Renee Butler, 24, Grinnell, was arrested for making a false report to law enforcement, a serious misdemeanor. According to Dan Johnson, sergeant, Grinnell Police Department, police officers were dispatched to an apartment on the 900 block […]

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Vehicle theft puts crunch on Ladora First Responders

July 30, 2014 Agriculture News

Theft may have connection to women returning home to find burglar in house By BRIAN RATHJEN The theft of a Ladora First Responders vehicle earlier this month has left the department without a first-responders vehicle. According to Rae Jean Hollopeter, director of the Ladora First Responders, the vehicle – a 1991 Dodge Ramcharger sport utility […]

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Crimes could be linked

July 22, 2014 Agriculture News

Poweshiek, Iowa and Benton county sheriff’s investigate thefts and burglaries By BRIAN RATHJEN brathjen@registermedia.com Authorities from multiple counties are investigating a series of crimes in Iowa, Benton and Poweshiek counties. According to Iowa County Sheriff Rob Rotter, his department – along with the Benton and Poweshiek county sheriff’s departments – are investigating a number of […]

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Malcom man dies in two-vehicle accident

July 16, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com A Malcom man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on F29 (Old Highway 6) just east of Malcom on Monday, July 14. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Marvin Beck, 75, was rear ended by a Buick Enclave driven by Laura Maurer, 37, Brooklyn, at approximately 6 p.m. Beck was ejected […]

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Missouri man charged with vehicular homicide in fatal automobile accident on US 6

July 15, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Gregory C. Mason, 54, Blue Springs, Mo., has been charged with vehicular homicide following a two-vehicle traffic accident on U.S. Highway 6 near 90th Street, east of Grinnell, that killed one person. Larry Miller, 78, of Belle Plaine, was killed in the accident which took place on Thursday, June 19. Miller’s […]

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One injured in train, vehicle accident in Kellogg

July 15, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com One person was injured with a train collided with a road maintainer near Heartland Coop in Kellogg on Monday, July 7. According to John R. Halferty, Jasper County Sheriff, a westbound Iowa Interstate train on the main line struck a Jasper County Maintainer that was northbound crossing the main tracks at […]

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Auto fire

July 8, 2014 Agriculture News

 

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Six Grinnell juveniles arrested on criminal mischief charges

July 8, 2014 Brooklyn

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Grinnell police arrested a number of juveniles in two separate criminal mischief incidents on July 1. According to Grinnell Police Sergeant Christopher Wray, Grinnell Police arrested • two male juveniles in connection with several windows being shot out of numerous vehicles • four male juveniles for a series of mailboxes that […]

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