Press Release - Week of Nov 24-30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
On Sunday, November 25, 2019 at approximately 4:10 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the 1400 blk Washburn Avenue (Hwy 187) south of Lamont. According to the investigation, a 2015 Toyota Tacoma operated by Benjamin Paul McAllen, 41, of Arlington, was traveling northbound on Washburn Avenue when his vehicle crossed the center line and into the path of a southbound 2006 Sterling tanker truck operated by Justin Bruce Stone, 45, of Manchester. Stone swerved onto the west shoulder to avoid ahead-on collision and both vehicles sideswiped. The McAllen vehicle continued into the west ditch, striking a utility pole and coming to rest in a cornfield. A passenger in the McAllen vehicle, Shad Alfred McAllen, 47, of Arlington, was mechanically extricated from the vehicle and transported to Regional Medical Center in Manchester with serious injuries. Subsequently, Benjamin McAllen was arrested and charged with Driving While License Barred (aggravated misdemeanor), Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor) and cited for Failure to Yield Half of Roadway. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Lamont Fire Department, Dundee Fire Department and Regional Medical Center Ambulance Service.

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On Monday, November 25, 2019 at approximately 5:30 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Zachary Neal Moser, 30, of Waverly. Moser was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Probation Violation and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Monday, November 25, 2019 at approximately 6:50 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Montrell La Marcus Phillips, 39, of Waterloo. Phillips 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 Monday, November 25, 2019 at approximately 8:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jessica Ann Baker, 29, of Toddville. Baker 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, November 26, 2019 at approximately 10:30 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jon Paul Zieser, 48, of Independence. Zieser was charged with first offense Operating While Intoxicated (serious misdemeanor). This arrest was made following an incident that originally occurred on August 15, 2019.

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On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at approximately 11:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Scott Deitrick Overmann, 41, of Jesup. Overmann was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

PRESS RELEASE – Fatality MVA
On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at approximately 11:50 pm, the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 report of a motor vehicle accident in the 2300 blk Buffalo Creek Blvd, southeast of Winthrop.  Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency services were subsequently dispatched.  According to the investigation, a 2006 Ford F350 operated by Joshua Daniel Schmitt, 31, of Winthrop, was traveling southbound on Buffalo Creek Blvd when his vehicle left the roadway.  The vehicle entered the ditch, rolling over and striking a utility pole, shearing the pole in half.  Schmitt was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and was transported to Buchanan County Health Center in Independence by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased.  This accident remains under investigation.  The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Winthrop Fire Department and Area Ambulance Service.

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On Thursday, November 28, 2019 at approximately 4:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jonathan Caleb Nemmers, 29, of Jesup. Nemmers was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Parole Violation and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Thursday, November 28, 2019 at approximately 8:35 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Emily Kay Wise, 30, of Lamont. Wise was charged with fifth degree Theft (simple misdemeanor). This arrest was made in the 700 blk Prospect Street in Lamont.

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On Friday, November 29, 2019 at approximately 6:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested David Larry Uchytil, 59, of Jesup. Uchytil was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Probation Violation and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.