Submitte by Mark Pote


11/1: Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 100 block of National Drive. The altercation was verbal and the male half decided to stay the rest of the night at a friend’s in Ames.


11/4: Officer took a criminal mischief complaint at the 200 block of Centennial. A mailbox was struck and knocked over sometime during the day. No suspects.


11/6: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at a business located at the 100 block of Highway 69. A vehicle operated by a Boone man struck a parked vehicle owned by an Ames man, causing approximately $600 in total damage.


11/7: Officer responded to a car versus deer accident on Highway 69 near Campus Drive. A vehicle operated by an Ankeny man struck a deer. The vehicle was still able to drive from the scene.


11/9: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near the north city limits. The driver of the vehicle, a 25-year-old Marshalltown man, was suspended from driving. He was cited and released with a court date for Driving Under Suspension.


11/9: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 69 near E. Fifth Street. A vehicle operated by a Des Moines man was rear-ended by a vehicle operated by a Cambridge woman, causing approximately $2,500 in damage.


11/17: Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 200 block of Oak Blvd. The altercation was verbal and both parties agreed to stay at different residences for the rest of the night. Officer received a harassment complaint at the 100 block of National Drive. Contact was made with a Huxley woman, who agreed to stop the behavior in order to avoid future police attention. Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near East Third Street. The driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old Ankeny man, was arrested for Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age.


11/22: Officer received a complaint of harassment at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. Contact was made with an Ames man, who agreed to stop the behavior in order to avoid future police attention.


11/23: Officer was asked to check the welfare of a Huxley resident at the 200 block of Oak Blvd. Contact was made with the citizen, who agreed to transport to the hospital for treatment.


11/27: Officer responded to the 500 block of E. Fourth Street for a vehicle that had been hit while parked in the parking lot. A small dent was noticed on the rear driver’s side of the victim’s vehicle. No suspects. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. The altercation was verbal and both parties agreed to remain separate for the rest of the night.


11/28: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Ballard Drive near Lynwood. The driver of the vehicle, a Slater juvenile, was suspended from driving. He was cited and released with a court date for Driving Under Suspension.


11/30: Officer received a theft report at the 100 block of Main. Several LED light bulbs were taken from a business, totaling approximately $100 in loss.


Huxley officers had three arrests for the month — two were for Driving Under Suspension and one was for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers issued 14 citations for traffic violations, gave 52 warnings, received 138 calls for service or assistance and had 290 contacts for the month. Officers used 228.25 hours toward investigations, answering calls for service or providing assistance, and gave 367.5 hours of general patrol.