Press Release - Week of Nov 10-16, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
On Monday, November 11, 2019 at approximately 9:05 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Preston Mason, 28, of Oelwein.  Mason was charged with Assault Causing Serious Injury (class D felony).  This arrest was made following an incident in the 100 blk S Main Street in Hazleton that occurred on October 12, 2019.

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On Monday, November 11, 2019 at approximately 4:20 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Alysa Rae Johnson, 28, of Jesup.  Johnson 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 12, 2019 at approximately 8:35 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the 2000 blk Wapsie Access Blvd north of Independence.  According to the investigation, a 2005 dodge Ram 1500 operated by Cassie Cruise of Maynard was traveling westbound on Wapsie Access Blvd and was traversing a curve to the north.  Cruise lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch where the truck rolled onto it passenger side.  Cruise was transported to Buchanan County Health Center in Independence for evaluation and was later cited for Failure to Maintain Control and Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance.  The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Area Ambulance Service.

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On Friday, November 15, 2019 at approximately 5:50 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the 1100 blk Jackson Avenue (Hwy 150) north of Hazleton.  According to the investigation, a 2011 Dodge Durango operated by Charles Anthony Serrano, 23, of Oelwein, was traveling southbound on Jackson Avenue when Serrano stated that he swerved to miss a deer in the roadway.  Serrano lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch, rolling over before coming to rest at the bottom if a hill in a timber area.  Serrano was transported by ambulance to MercyOne Hospital in Oelwein for unspecified injuries and was later cited for Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor).  The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Hazleton Fire Department and MercyOne Ambulance Service.

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On Saturday, November 16, 2019 at approximately 4:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrestedJacob Allen Steffen, 31, of Dunkerton.  Steffen was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was transported to and held at the Buchanan County Jail.  The Iowa State Patrol assisted in this arrest.