Three Jefferson teens are accused of a string of arsons this month that destroyed a school bus and garage and caused significant damage to an unoccupied building.
The acrid smell of burned rubber hung in the air Thursday morning after a
fire set Wednesday night destroyed the Fourth Avenue playground in Coon
Carroll Police Jeff Cayler, 56, the 30-year leader of a department in a
city that consistently records some of the lowest crime rates in the
nation, Tuesday afternoon announced his retirement effective June 8.
The Friday crash that killed the Audubon County K-9 happened because a
deputy sheriff was attempting to hang his law-enforcement radio mic and
missed a curve in a gravel road he was traveling, according to a
sheriff’s press release.
A dog named Harry that the Audubon County Sheriff’s Department
used to find drugs and subdue criminals died after his handler deputy
crashed Friday at the turn of a gravel road, according to a state
highway patrol report.
Two Wall Lake residents face drug and child-endangerment charges after
Sac County law officers searched their house Sunday and found marijuana
and three teens who possessed the drug and alcohol, according to a
A 32-year-old Carroll man was allegedly driving drunk when he crashed
his sport utility vehicle just north of Coon Rapids in November and his
female passenger died.
A Carroll County deputy sheriff was “overwhelmed of the odor of
marijuana” when the renter of a Manning house briefly opened its back
door and stepped outside late last month.
Someone set fire last week to the trailer house where a Glidden woman
and her adult son were beaten and stabbed to death last year, according
to the town’s fire chief.
Carroll Police Chief Jeff Cayler, saying his department is dealing with
more physical confrontations, has asked for $15,000 in next fiscal
year’s budget to buy 15 Tasers and train his officers to use them.
Criminal charges are pending against a 51-year-old Huxley man who shot
his friend in the face while the two were turkey hunting on Saturday
near Panora, according to a state conservation law enforcement officer.
Andrew Roland Petersen’s birthday joyride was cut short Sunday when
police officers shot his face with pepper spray and wrestled him out of a
A man called Pella Corp. Wednesday afternoon and claimed there was a
bomb in the building, which led to its evacuation and a three-hour
search for explosives, according to Pella and police officials.
A Monday night fire just north of Lidderdale killed about 305 hogs in a nursery barn.
A 39-year-old Carroll man was arrested for felony possession of
methamphetamine this week after a Montgomery County deputy sheriff spied
a “green leafy material” on the man’s shirt during a traffic stop,
according to court records.
Brian Louis Reinart was stopped while
driving a vehicle on U.S. Highway 71 about 1:50 a.m. just north of
Villisca for an unspecified traffic violation.
A 3-year-old house in a new residential neighborhood on Carroll’s
southwest side suffered considerable damage from a fire this morning.
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