Submitted by Mark Pote
5/2: Officer was called to the 100 block of National for an out-of-control juvenile. Officer assisted the parent with the juvenile.
5/3: Officer arrested a 33-year-old Ames man who had a warrant. He was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada. Officer responded to a car versus deer accident on 315th and 560th. A vehicle operated by a Parnell woman struck a deer, causing approximately $4,000 in damage.
5/4: Officer received a harassment complaint at the 100 block of National Drive. A juvenile female reported being harassed by several other juveniles. Contact was made with the offending parties, who agreed to stop the behavior in order to avoid future police attention.
5/5: Officer responded to a Criminal Mischief complaint at the 500 block of E. Fifth Street. A juvenile living at the residence damaged a safe, causing approximately $200 in damage. He was transported to Rosedale in Ames on a parental placement. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 200 block of Oak Blvd. The altercation was verbal in nature, and both parties agreed to remain separated for the rest of the evening.
5/9: Officer responded to a dog bite at the 100 block of National Drive. A Huxley juvenile was bit on the finger by a neighboring dog. The dog was up to date on vaccinations.
5/10: Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 200 block of Third Avenue. The altercation was verbal and both parties agreed that they could cohabitate for the remainder of the night with no further problems.
5/11: Officer arrested a 22-year-old Ames woman for Public Intoxication at the Ballard Plaza. Officer responded to a car accident at the 900 block of Ballard Drive. A vehicle operated by a Huxley man struck a pile of river rock that was left in the street next to a new construction site, causing approximately $1,100 in damage.
5/14: Several storage units around town had been broken into and several items taken. On the 18th, one of the burglaries was interrupted at approximately 2 a.m. Arrest warrants were filed for a 33-year-old Ottumwa man for Burglary 3rd, Theft 3rd, Interference with Office Acts, Providing False Information and Driving Under Suspension. Evidence from other storage units was taken to the DCI lab in Ankeny for further testing to see if these can be tied to this Ottumwa man.
5/18: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident on E. First near 560th. A vehicle operated by a 60-year-old Ames woman pulled out in front of a rural Cambridge driver, causing over $4,000 in damage to the Cambridge man’s vehicle and totaling the Ames driver’s vehicle. Both were transported to the hospital for injuries.
5/21: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near National Drive. The driver of the vehicle, a 43-year-old Huxley man, was arrested for Driving Under Suspension. Officer responded to a theft report at a construction site at the 900 block of Ballard Drive. Several tools were taken from a construction trailer. Total lost approximately $800. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 500 block of Prairie Ridge. The altercation was verbal and both parties agreed that they could cohabitate for the remainder of the night with no further problems.
5/23: Officer cited an 18-year-old Slater woman for a school bus stop arm violation at the 1200 block of Sandcherry. Officer stopped a vehicle at the 300 block of Oak Blvd. The driver of the vehicle, a 34-year-old Ames man, was suspended from driving. He was arrested for Driving Under Suspension.
5/26: Officer transported a Huxley juvenile to Rosedale in Ames on a parental placement from the 500 block of N. Second Ave.
5/28: Officer responded to an altercation at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. A Huxley man had come home to his residence to find an acquaintance hiding in his closet. A loud argument followed and a Huxley female fled the scene. After a positive identity of the female is gained, the investigation will continue.
5/29: Officer received a harassment complaint at the 1200 block of Sandcherry. Contact was made with a 22-year-old Nevada man, who was advised to stop the harassing behavior in order to avoid future police attention. Officer received a theft call at the 300 block of Main Ave. A black single speed bike, valued at $50, was taken from a bike rack.
Huxley officers had ten arrests for the month; three were for Driving Under Suspension, one was for Criminal Mischief, one was for Public Intoxication, one was for Burglary, one was for Theft, one for Interference with Official Acts, one for Providing False Information and one arrest warrant served. Officers issued ten citations for the month for traffic offenses and gave sixty six warnings, received 194 calls for service or information and had a total of 434 contacts for the month. Officers used 280 hours toward investigations or providing service and gave 434.75 hours of general patrol.