Press Release - October, 2019

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On Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at approximately 3:50 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jessica Nicole Morris, 25, of Waterloo. Morris 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.

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On Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at approximately 5:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Tonya Jean Cain, 46 of Waterloo. Cain was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Probation Violation and was transported to and held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at approximately 7:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Eric Todd Hall, 43, of Eau Claire, WI. Hall was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for original charges of third degree Burglary (class D felony), attempted third degree Burglary (serious misdemeanor), fourth degree Criminal Mischief (serious misdemeanor) and fourth degree Theft (serious misdemeanor). Hall was transported to and held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Thursday, October 03, 2019 at approximately 3:35 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Dale Lavern Smith, II, 21, of Winfield. Smith was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear. Smith also had an active arrest warrant out of Fayette County and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Friday, October 04, 2019 at approximately 11:30 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Devon Deshane Reed, 22, of Cedar Falls. Reed 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.

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On Friday, October 04, 2019 at approximately 4:30 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Aaron Andrew Schmitt, 28, of Independence. Schmitt was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for an original charge of Violation of Protection Order (simple misdemeanor) and another active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear. The Independence Police Department assisted in this arrest.

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On Friday, October 04, 2019 at approximately 8:20 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Katie Lynn Trueg, 41, of Jesup. Trueg was charged with first offense Operating While Intoxicated (serious misdemeanor), Public Intoxication (simple misdemeanor) and cited for Failure to Maintain Control. This arrest was made following a report of a vehicle that had gone into the ditch in the 3100 blk Dugan Avenue north of Brandon.

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On Saturday, October 05, 2019 at approximately 1:45 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Travis Joel Thompson, 30, of Waterloo. Thompson was charged with Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor). This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 800 blk South Street in Jesup.

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On Saturday, October 05, 2019 at approximately 1:45 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Erwin H Raber, 22, of Hawkeye, Edwin H Raber, 22, of Fairbank and Jonas Simon Gingerich, 22, of Hazleton. All three were charged with Trespass (simple misdemeanor). These arrests were made in the 1400 blk Grant Avenue following a trespassing complaint.

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On Sunday, October 06, 2019 at approximately 4:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested William James Newton, 26, of Oelwein. Newton was charged with three counts of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drug (serious misdemeanor). This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 2500 blk Dugan Avenue.

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On Sunday, October 06, 2019 at approximately 6:10 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ryan Lee Martin, 21, of Dows. Martin was charged with Driving While License suspended (simple misdemeanor) and cited for Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance. This arrest was made following an incident in the 210th Street and Lee Avenue.

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On Saturday, October 06, 2019 at approximately 9:35 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of 265th Street and Jamestown Avenue (Hwy 150) south of Independence. According to the investigation, a 2004 Chevrolet Impala operated by Tyler Reeder of Independence was traveling southbound on Jamestown Avenue when he attempted to turn eastbound onto 265th Street. Reeder was traveling too fast to complete the turn and ran off the road, coming to rest in the ditch. No injuries were reported and Reeder was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

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On Monday, October 07, 2019 at approximately 10:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Kris Alan Vanlaningham, 56, of Independence. Vanlaningham was arrested on two active arrest warrants out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Monday, October 07, 2019 at approximately 7:30 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies charged Jose Willfredo Lopez, 57 of Jesup, with Assault Causing Bodily Injury (serios misdemeanor). This charge was filed as a result of an altercation that occurred in the Buchanan County Jail where Lopez is being housed as an inmate.

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On Tuesday, October 08, 2019 at approximately 2:55 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident near 220th Street and Gold Course Blvd, west of Independence. According to the investigation, a 2015 GMC Sierra operated by Mitchell Wendling of Manchester was traveling westbound on 220th Street and had stopped, waiting to traffic to clear to make a left turn into a private driveway. A 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser operated by Joyce Donlea-Schmitt of Jesup was also traveling westbound on 220th Street and was unable to stop in time, colliding with the back of the Wendling vehicle. Donlea-Schmitt was transported to Buchanan County Health Center in Independence with minor injuries and was later cited for Failure to Stop in Assured Clear Distance. Wendling was uninjured in the accident. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Independence Fire Department and Area Ambulance Service.

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On Wednesday, October 09, 2019 at approximately 6:10 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of 130th Street and Nathan Bethel Avenue, east of Hazleton. When the Deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Jeremiah Lee DeGraw, 47, of Delhi, DeGraw attempted to flee in his vehicle. DeGraw entered a cornfield and exited his vehicle, running on foot. A perimeter was established and a search was initiated. At the Sheriff’s Office’s request, Independence Fire Department responded with a FLIR enabled drone. When the drone was deployed, DeGraw was located within one minute and taken into custody without incident. He was charged with Interference with Official Acts (simple misdemeanor) and Reckless Driving (simple misdemeanor). This incident remains under investigation and further charges may be pending. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Linn County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit, Independence Police Department, Fairbank Police Department and Independence Fire Department.

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On Thursday, October 10, 2019 at approximately 1:10 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies Joseph Lee Martin Santomauro, 26, of Waterloo. Santomauro 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 October 11, 2019 at approximately 11:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Dawson Lee Hilbert, 20, of Monticello. Hilbert 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 Saturday, October 12, 2019 at approximately 8:15 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Harley Freeman Helmuth, 20, of Hazleton. Helmuth was charged with Interference with Official Acts (simple misdemeanor) and Trespass (simple misdemeanor). This arrest was made following an incident that occurred on October 05, 2019 in the 1400 blk Grant Avenue following a trespassing complaint.

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On Saturday, October 12, 2019 at approximately 11:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Emily Kay Wise, 30, of Lamont. Wise was charged with Violation of Protection Order (simple misdemeanor). This arrest was made in the 600 blk Church Street in Lamont.

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On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at approximately 2:20 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Melissa Sue Newman, 34, of Winthrop. Newman was charged with Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor). This arrest was made following a traffic stop near Seventh Avenue and Eighth Street SW in Independence.

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On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at approximately 7:30 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Terry Lynn Bond, 45, of Manchester. Bond was charge with third or subsequent Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana (aggravated misdemeanor), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor), Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor) and was issued citations for Operating Non-Registered Vehicle, Title Transfer Violation and Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 1700 blk Washburn Avenue (Hwy 187) south of Lamont.

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On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at approximately 11:40 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 16-year-old male, charging him with Operating Motor Vehicle Without Owner’s Consent (aggravated misdemeanor). This juvenile was booked and released to parents/guardians, and will be referred to Juvenile Court Services in the matter.



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On Thursday, October 17, 2019 at approximately 3:55 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Dana Ann Eder, 37, of Independence. Eder 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 Friday, October 18, 2019 at approximately 10:45 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Trevor Joseph Bagby, 36, of Winthrop. Bagby was charged with third or subsequent offense Domestic Abuse Assault Causing Bodily Injury (class D felony). This arrest was made following a disturbance in the 2900 blk 270th Street east of Quasqueton.

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On Saturday, October 19, 2019 at approximately 22:40 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ross Ian Rivers Cashen, 39, of Waterloo and Tonya Marie Moritz, 29, of Hazleton. Cashen was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana (serious misdemeanor), Violation of Protection Order (simple misdemeanor) and cited for Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance. Moritz was charged with Violation of Protection Order (simple misdemeanor). These arrests were made following a traffic stop in the 1500 blk Fairbank Amish Blvd.

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On Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at approximately 10:20 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Thomas Trenton Price, 73, of Rowley.  Price was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault (simple misdemeanor).  This arrest was made following an incident in the 2800 blk Jamestown Avenue south of Independence.

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On Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at approximately 2:50 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the 2300 blk 290th Street.  According to the investigation, a 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe operated by Grace Dorman of Independence was traveling eastbound on 290th Street behind a 2000 Freightliner tractor/trailer operated by Paul Rasmussen of Rowley.  Rasmussen had slowed and was turning into the driveway when Dorman collided with the rear of the trailer.  No injuries were reported and Dorman was cited for Following too Closely.

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On Thursday, October 24, 2019 at approximately 3:15 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Bradley Leroy Fuller, 47, of Brooklyn.  Fuller was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance (class D felony) and Possession of Contraband in Correctional Facility (class D felony).  These charges were entered after an incident that originally occurred on August 28, 2019.

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On Friday, October 25, 2019 at approximately 6:15 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ashley Marie Steinbron, 36, of Jesup.  Steinbron was charged with Violation of Protection Order (simple misdemeanor) and held at the Buchanan County Jail.


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On Friday, October 25, 2019 at approximately 10:15 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Clayton Allen Bushaw, 24, of Independence.  Bushaw was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear.  This arrest was made in the 200 blk Seventh Avenue NW in Independence.

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On Saturday, October 26, 2019 at approximately 4:40 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Trevor Joseph Bagby, 37, of Winthrop.  Bagby was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Probation Violation and held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Sunday, October 27, 2019 at approximately 7:55 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at 140th Street and Lawrence Avenue southeast of Hazleton.  According to the investigation, a 2012 Chevrolet Impala operated by Gary Blake of Hazleton was traveling southbound on Lawrence Avenue when a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado operated by Mark Detweiler of Hazleton was traveling westbound on 140th Street and failed to yield from a stop sign, colliding with the side of the Blake vehicle in the intersection.  No injuries were reported and Detweiler was cited for Failure to Yield and Operating Non-Registered Vehicle.

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On Monday, October 28, 2019 at approximately 12:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Tami Lynn Duffy, 37, of Cascade.  Duffy was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Probation Violation and held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Monday, October 28, 2019 at approximately 8:50 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Joshua John Kline, Jr., 20, of Waterloo.  Kline was charged with Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor) and cited for a Speed Violation.  This arrest was made near the 255 mile marker of Hwy 20.

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On Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at approximately 8:35 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Hwy 20 near the Hwy 150 overpass.  According to the investigation, a 2008 Dodge Ram with trailer operated by Raymond Warren of Marion was traveling westbound on Hwy 20 near the Hwy 150 overpass when Warren lost control of the vehicle.  Warren’s vehicle struck the side of another westbound vehicle, a 2015 Toyota Highlander operated by Jacqueline Lahey of Anamosa.  The warren vehicle then entered the median where the trailer overturned.  No injuries were reported and Warren was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

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On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at approximately 2:55 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Rachel Dawn Johnston, 32, of Cedar Rapids.  Johnston 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 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Loyd Leon Williams, 33, of Independence.  Williams 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 Thursday, October 31, 2019 at approximately 2:15 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Cameron Michael Presgrove, 19, of Toledo.  Presgrove was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for original charges of Enticing a Minor (class D felony) and Distribution of Obscene Material to Minor (aggravated misdemeanor).  These charges were filed by the Jesup Police Department.  Presgrove was transported to and held at the Buchanan County Jail.