By Mark Pote


7/4: Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 200 block of W. Fifth Street. Both parties agreed to remain separated for the remainder of the day.


7/6: Officer responded to a car versus bicyclist accident at the intersection of Highway 69 and Main. A juvenile female was transported by ambulance to Blank for her injuries.


7/7: Officer received a Criminal Mischief complaint at Berhow Park. The bathroom facilities had been vandalized, causing approximately $50 to repair.


7/8: Officer received a Criminal Mischief complaint at the 1200 block of Sandcherry. A vehicle had been keyed, causing approximately $7,200 in damage. This could have occurred in either Huxley or the Westown Basketball Courts in Ames.


7/10: Officer served an abatement for grass/brush/weeds at the 300 block of E. First Street. Officer responded to an out-of-control teen at the 500 block of E Fourth Street. Officer was able to assist with the juvenile and eventually leave the residence.


7/11: Officer responded to the 500 block of E. Fourth Street for a domestic altercation. The altercation was verbal and both parties agreed that they could cohabitate for the remainder of the night with no further problems. Officer entered a juvenile male as a runaway after he had not been home for several nights and ran from his mother in Ankeny. The juvenile was located the next day and returned home.


7/13: Officer received a theft report from a business at the 100 block of South Main. $100 in cash was noticed missing from the cash drawer upon opening the business. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. The altercation was verbal and both parties agreed that they could cohabitate for the remainder of the night with no further problems.


7/19: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on E. First near the east city limits. The driver of the vehicle, a 54-year-old Cambridge woman, was arrested for OWI. She was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada. Officer was asked to assist with an out-of-control teen at the 500 block of E. Fourth Street. The officer was able to help to the point the teen could remain at home with her mother. Officer was called to the 500 block of E. Second for a domestic altercation between father and daughter. The situation was handled and calmed and both agreed they could remain separated in the same residence for the rest of the night.


7/21: Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 500 block of E. Third Street. The altercation was verbal and an Ottumwa woman decided to move away from the residence to Chicago, Ill.


7/22: Officer responded to a theft report at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. A Huxley man allowed two adults to spend the night at his residence in the living room. He awoke the next morning to find that $56 in cash that was on the kitchen table was missing. Also missing were the two guests, who were not known well by the victim. Positive ID’s will be needed for further investigation. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 500 block of E. Fourth Street. The altercation was verbal and the two parties remained separated for the rest of the day, with the male half electing to hire transit to Urbandale.


7/24: Officer responded to an accident at the Ballard Plaza. Two vehicles collided while using the parking lot, causing approximately $6,000 in total damage. No injuries.


7/25: Officer arrested a 19-year-old Huxley woman and referred a 14-year-old Huxley girl for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia at Nord Kalsem Park. The 14-year-old was released to her grandfather in Ames.


7/26: Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. The altercation was verbal and the female half went back to her residence at the 500 block of E. First for the remainder of the night. Officer served an arrest warrant at the 100 block of Oak. A Huxley man was transported to the Story County Jail.


7/27: Officer arrested a 20-year-old Des Moines woman for OWI near the intersection of Highway 69 and Highway 210. She was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada. Officer responded to a car fire at the 500 block of Main Ave. A vehicle owned by a Huxley woman caught fire under the driver’s side seat. No injuries. Officer responded to a car versus deer accident on Highway 69 near Centennial Drive.


Huxley officers had four arrests for the month; two were for OWI and two were for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. One arrest warrant was also served. Officers issued 19 citations for traffic violations and gave 58 warnings. Officers received 158 calls for service and had a total of 371 contacts for the month. Officers used 237.25 hours toward investigations, providing service or answering calls and gave 415.25 hours of general patrol.