Press Release Weeek of July 5 - 11, 2020

PRESS RELEASE
On Sunday, July 05, 2020 at approximately 12:05 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Seth Scott Chapman, 20, of Manchester.  Chapman was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana (serious misdemeanor), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor), Possession of Alcohol Under Age (simple misdemeanor) and Interference with Official Acts (simple misdemeanor).  This arrest was made following an incident in the 200 blk N Water Street in Quasqueton.

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On Monday, July 06, 2020 at approximately 8:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Troy Michael Dunn, 41, of Garnell.  Dunn was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at approximately 9:55 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jason Lee Postel, 40, of Independence.  Postel was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for an original charge or Violation of Protection Order and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Thursday, July 09, 2020 at approximately 8:15 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Mellony Jean Harris, 31, of Hazleton.  Harris was charged with Unlawful Possession of Prescription Pills (serious misdemeanor) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor).  Harris was also arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Fayette County for Failure to Appear.  This arrest was made following a report of a suspicious person in the 100 blk 3rd St N in Hazleton.

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On Friday, July 10, 2020 at approximately 11:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Christopher Lamar Tyson, 31, of Waterloo.  Tyson was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for fourth degree Theft (serious misdemeanor) and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Saturday, July 11, 2020 at approximately 6:10 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on I380 near mile marker 51.  According to the investigation, a 2011 Chevrolet Suburban operated by Michael Botta of Concord, NC, was traveling northbound on I380 when Botta lost control of his vehicle.  The vehicle entered the ditch and rolled, as did a camper being towed by the vehicle.  Michael Botta and a passenger, Dawn Botta, were transported to St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids with unspecified injuries.  This accident remains under investigation.  The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Brandon Fire Department and North Benton Ambulance Service.