9/1: Officer served warrants for a subject at the 100 block of Oak Blvd. He was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada, after being interviewed for an active investigation with a separate case with Huxley PD.
9/2: Officer responded to the 100 block of S. Third Avenue for a report of an aggressive dog that was running loose. The officer was able to get the animal back into the fenced yard and mend a hole in the fence that the dog used to leave the yard. The owner was contacted and advised that the dog was in violation of the City Vicious Dog ordinance and was given a reasonable amount of time to remove the dog from the city.
9/5: Officer was asked to assist a 19-year-old female who was in need of medical help. She was voluntarily taken to Mary Greeley Hospital for treatment.
9/6: Officer responded to Ballard High School for a report of an assault. A 15-year-old Slater student was referred into juvenile court for Simple Assault and released to the custody of his mother. Officer responded to a complaint made by a Huxley man who reported that his juvenile stepson had acquired the title to a vehicle owned by the family and traded in the vehicle to a dealership in Ankeny without permission. The department, along with the help of a Dept. of Transportation officer, are investigating the matter and appropriate action will follow after the investigation is finished. Officer responded to the Ballard High School parking lot for a two-vehicle accident. A vehicle, operated by an 18-year-old Ballard student from Ames, had pulled out from a parking spot, striking a vehicle operated by a Huxley woman and causing approximately $5000 damage total. No injuries.
9/7: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near the north city limit. The driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old Denison woman, had been consuming alcohol and was arrested for an .02 violation. Officer noticed vandalism near the Railway Park amphitheatre. White spray pain was used on the black-topped seating area. Under investigation. Officer took a report of burglary at the Ballard football field concession stand. Several candy bars and bottles of soda were taken and there was also vandalism to the building. Under investigation.
9/8: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near Highway 69 and E. Third. The driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old Earlham woman, had been consuming alcohol prior in the evening. She was arrested for an .02 violation.
9/9: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at New Horizons Mobile Home Park. A vehicle being operated by a Cambridge woman had struck a parked vehicle owned by a Huxley woman, causing approximately $1250 in damage to the Cambridge woman’s vehicle and $250 to the Huxley woman’s car. No injuries.
9/11: Officer served an arrest warrant at the 300 block of N. First. A 40-year-old Huxley man was taken into custody and transported to the Boone County line, where he was transferred to the custody of a Boone County Deputy.
9/12: Officer responded to the carwash on Highway 69 for a vehicle that had struck a coin-operated machine. No damage to either the vehicle or machine.
9/13: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at the 700 block of Highway 69. A vehicle operated by an Avoca man was backing out of a parking spot and struck a vehicle owned by an Ames man. Minimal damage, no injuries. Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 210 near 560th. The driver of the motorcycle, a 45-year-old Maxwell man, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia and reckless driving. He was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada.
9/17: Officers were asked to respond to the Ballard Middle School and meet with transportation staff for a Ballard student that had assaulted three victims. The fifth-grader, along with his parents, was spoken with. Witnesses were also spoken with. The fifth-grader was referred to Juvenile Court for three counts of assault and released to the custody of his parents. Officer responded to a report of a domestic altercation at the 500 block of E. First Street. The altercation was verbal in nature between a father and his teenage daughter. All parties were able to cohabitate for the remainder of the night with no problems.
9/19: Officer took a report from Ballard Transportation of a vehicle that had not obeyed the stop arm of a stopped school bus. A 40-year-old Huxley man was cited for Unlawful passing of a School Bus and given a court date. Huxley Police had taken past reports of a business located at the 500 block of E. First Street being broken into and vandalized. A Cambridge juvenile and a Slater juvenile were referred to juvenile court for Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief after the conclusion of the investigation.
9/20: Officer responded to Interstate 35 mile marker 104 for a Car vs. Deer accident. A vehicle operated by a Maple Plain, Minn., man struck a deer, causing over $4000 in damage. No injuries. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 400 block of Timberlane. The altercation was verbal in nature and all parties agreed that they would be able to remain civil for the remainder of the afternoon.
9/21: Officer took a call from a Waukee man asking to check on his construction trailer after he had received an electronic notification that it had been moved on his computer. No damage to the trailer was noticed and no entry, but the license plate had been taken. No suspects.
9/23: Officer took a report of a stolen bicycle at the 300 block of Main Ave. The bike is a hybrid Hard Rock California bike, valued at $290.
9/27: Officer took a report at the 500 block of E. Fourth from a Ballard student that her flute had been stolen. The value of the flute is $869. The victim supplied the serial number and other specific information to help with recovery. Ballard faculty has also been made aware of the missing instrument.
9/28: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near the north city limits. The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year-old Ames man, was arrested for OWI 1st and taken to the Story County Jail in Nevada.
Huxley officers had 18 arrests for the month. Four were for Assault, two for Unauthorized use of Credit Card, two for .02 violations, two for Trespass, two for Criminal Mischief, one for Possession of A Controlled Substance, one for Possession of Paraphernalia, one for Reckless Driving, one for OWI wand two warrants served. Officers issued 25 citations for traffic offenses and gave 98 warnings for various others. Officers had 189 calls for information or assistance and 520 total contacts for the month. Officers had 248.75 hours of investigations, answering calls, or giving assistance and had 476.25 hours of patrol.