June Huxley Police Report

Staff Writer
Tri-County Times

Submitted by Mark Pote, Police Chief

6/1: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at First and Highway 69. A vehicle stopped on the highway to make a left hand turn and was struck from behind by a man from Slater. There were no injuries and approximate damage is $1,000.

6/5: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near E. Fifth Street. The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year-old Ames man, was arrested for OWI 1st and transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada.

6/6: Officer responded to the 200 block of Centennial for a report of an altercation between a juvenile and his mother. The male juvenile was referred into Juvenile Court for Criminal Mischief and Assault. He was transported to Rosedale in Ames.

6/8: Officer located and caught a loose dog near the 500 block of Main Ave. The dog had gotten loose and been returned many times in the past. The owner of the dog, a 49-year-old Huxley man, was cited for Allowing an Animal to run at large. Officer served an arrest warrant for a 53-year-old male with statewide pickup at the 100 block of W. First Street.

6/12: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 69 near E. Fourth Street. The driver of the vehicle, a 45-year-old Danville man, was arrested for OWI and transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada.

6/13: Officer received a harassment complaint at the 300 block of North Park Blvd. Contact was made with a 45-year-old Huxley man, who was advised to stop the harassing behavior in order to avoid future police attention.

6/16: Officer responded at Highway 69 and Main for a two-vehicle accident. A vehicle operated by a Huxley resident veered from the left turning lane and into the regular lane, striking a vehicle operated by an Urbandale man. Total damage between $500-$1,000. No injuries.

6/17: Officer was called to the 500 block of E. First for an animal bite. A juvenile was bitten by a four-month-old cat on the shoulder. The cat was quarantined for 14 days and taken to the vet for shots. Officer responded to a domestic altercation at the 300 block of Main Avenue. The altercation was physical and a 36-year-old Huxley man was arrested for Domestic Assault. He was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada.

6/19: Officer was called to a loud party at the 1000 block of North Park Blvd. Five people were cited for Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age and a Huxley man was charged with Providing alcohol to minors.

6/20: Officer responded to a three-vehicle accident on Highway 69 near E. Fourth Street. Two vehicles were stopped, waiting for traffic to pass in order to make a left hand turn, when they were struck from behind by a 30-year-old Huxley man. Approximately $5,000 in total damage.

6/22: Officer responded to a car versus deer accident on Interstate 35 southbound near the Polk/Story County line. A vehicle operated by a Johnston man was travelling southbound when it struck a deer, causing approximately $2,500 in damage. No injuries.

6/23: Officer was called to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 210 near Interstate 35. A 37-year-old Ellsworth woman was arrested for OWI, Possession of Paraphernalia and Child Endangerment. She was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada.

6/23: Officer stopped a vehicle at the 100 block of National Drive. The driver of the vehicle, a 24-year-old Texas man, was arrested for OWI and transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada.

6/24: Officer served an arrest warrant for robbery 2nd at the 200 block of Oak Blvd. Officers responded to a domestic altercation at the 200 block of N. Third Ave. The altercation was verbal in nature and both parties agreed that they could remain in the residence with no further problems.

6/25: Officer received an identity theft call at the 500 block of E, First Street. Two purchases, totaling $879, were made using a bank card in West Des Moines. HPD, along with Veridian, will be investigating the case.

6/26: Officer was called to two males who were walking on Interstate 35. Contact was made with the two individuals, one of which had two warrants for his arrest for PCS Methamphetamines and Paraphernalia. He was transported to the Story County Jail in Nevada. Officer responded to the 100 block of Oak Blvd. for a vehicle that had been struck while parked in the parking lot of an apartment complex. Minimal damage, and unknown what vehicle had caused the damage, as it was discovered several hours after the owner of the vehicle had parked.

6/27: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 210 near 560th. The driver of the vehicle, a 26-year-old Ankeny man, was suspended from driving. He was cited and released with a court date for Driving Under Suspension.

6/29: Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 69 near E. First Street. A vehicle operated by a rural Huxley woman was rear-ended by an Ankeny man, causing minimal damage. No injuries.

Huxley officers had thirteen arrests for the month; four were for OWI, one was for assault, one for Criminal Mischief, one was for Domestic Assault, one was for Providing Alcohol to Minors, one for Driving Under Suspension, one for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, one for Child Endangerment and three warrants were served. Officers issued twenty-six citations for traffic offenses and gave fifty-six warnings. Officers received 170 calls for service and had a total of 395 contacts for the month. Officers used 216.25 hours toward investigations, providing service, or answering calls, and gave 405.5 hours of general patrol.