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ON 07/31/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ROBIN SCHARES, 51, OF TRIPOLI, ON A BREMER COUNTY WARRANT.


ON 7/31/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED SYDNEY MARIE BERKES, 19, OF CEDAR FALLS, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. 


ON 7/24/2022 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED CALEB TYLER MCMINN, 19, OF WAVERLY, IOWA ON A VALID BREMER COUNTY WARRANT.

ON 07/24/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED FAITH SCHULZE, 18, OF WAVERLY, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED FIRST OFFENSE. FAITH WAS ALSO CITED FOR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL BY A UNDERAGE PERSON.

ON 07/21/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESPONDED TO A DRIVING COMPLAINT ON HWY 218. FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF THE DRIVER, AN AMANDA SIMON, 31, OF CEDAR FALLS, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 3RD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT.

ON 7/20/2022 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED SARAH JAYNE MOORE, 32, OF OELWEIN, IOWA ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT.

ON 07/18/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED CAMLIN LEE MCKENZIE, 26, OF WAVERLY, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR PAROLE VIOLATION ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGE OF POSSESSION OF METH WITH INTENT TO DELIVER.  MCKENZIE WAS PICKED UP AT THE BLACK HAWK COUNTY JAIL AND TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD WITHOUT BOND.

ON 07/18/22 AT APPROX. 1342 HRS. ALLISON MARIE MCPHERSON, OF WATERLOO TURNED HERSELF INTO THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ON TWO WARRANTS FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION.

ON 7/17/2022 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED PHILIP RYAN AIKEY, 45, OF DENVER, IOWA FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 2ND OFFENSE.

ON 07/12/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED DUSTIN HALL, 41, OF CHARLES CITY, ON A LOCAL WARRANT.

ON 07/10/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED FOSTER ALAN BEARD, 35, OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE AND EXCESSIVE SPEED.

ON 07/10/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JOSEPH NEVELS, 38, OF CEDAR FALLS, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGE OF OWI 1ST.  NEVELS WAS PICKED UP AT THE BLACK HAWK COUNTY JAIL AND TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD ON A $1,000 BOND.

ON 7/6/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATED THE DEATH OF KYLE RUSK, 53, OF DENVER. NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED. OFFICIAL CAUSE OF DEATH WILL BE DETERMINED DURING AN AUTOPSY BY THE IOWA OFFICE OF THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER.

ON 07/05/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF CHILD NEGLECT IN PLAINFIELD. BREMER COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO THE SCENE AND SPOKE TO THE PARENTS WHO WERE ALREADY IN CONTACT WITH DHS. THE CHILDREN WERE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN LEAVING THE HOUSE WITHOUT PARENTAL SUPERVISION AT AGES 2 AND 4. THE INFORMATION WAS PASSED ON TO DHS HOT LINE AND THEY ADVISED SOMEONE FROM DHS WOULD LOOK INTO THE SITUATION.

ON 07/04/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATED A REPORT OF HARASSMENT.

ON 07/04/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ERIK SIEWERTSEN AGE 42 OF RICEVILLE FOR DRIVING WHILE LICENSE BARRED AFTER HE WAS STOPPED IN THE 200 BLK OF 4TH AVE IN FREDERIKA.

ON 07/03/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED TAYLOR BOHLEN, 27, OF WAVERLY, FOR DOMESTIC ASSAULT 1ST OFFENSE AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT.

ON 07/03/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION.  FURTHER INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST OF TAD CHAPIN, 25, OF TRIPOLI, FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED.

ON 07/03/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A POSSIBLE INTOXICATED DRIVER WEST OF TRIPOLI.  FOLLOWING A BRIEF INVESTIGATION, WILLIAM JOE O'CONNELL, 60, OF FREDERIKA, WAS CITED FOR OPEN CONTAINER AND ARRESTED FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.

ON 7/02/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED CALEB TYLER MCMINN, 19, OF WAVERLY, IOWA ON AN ACTIVE ARREST WARRANT.

ON 06/27/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESPONDED TO A CALL FOR SERVICE OF A REPORTED WRONG WAY DRIVER ON U.S. HIGHWAY 63. A VEHICLE WAS LOCATED TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE SOUTHBOUND LANES OF HIGHWAY 63. THE DRIVER, A DRAKE THRAN, 21, OF ELDORA, WAS SUBSEQUENTLY ARRESTED FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED FIRST OFFENSE.

ON 06/25/22, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WAS NOTIFIED THAT OELWEIN PD HAD JOSHUA SMITH IN THEIR CUSTODY FOR A BREMER COUNTY WARRANT. A BREMER COUNTY DEPUTY MET OLEWEIN PD AT THE COUNTY LINE AND TOOK SMITH INTO CUSTODY.

ON 06/23/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONDUCTED A TRAFFIC STOP ON A VEHICLE TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED. AFTER FURTHER INVESTIGATION, THE DRIVER, ALBERT WHITE II, 26, OF MASON CITY, WAS ARRESTED FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE AND RECKLESS DRIVING.

ON 06/22/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED MELISSA JEAN GARBES, 42, OF TRIPOLI ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR PROBATION VIOLATION ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGE OF METHAMPHETAMINE POSSESSION.  GARBES WAS PICKED UP BY THE BLACK HAWK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE SHE WAS HELD ON A $2,000 CASH BOND.

ON 06/22/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED BRIAN GERALD PETERS, 42, OF FREDERIKA FOR OPERATING WHILLE INTOXICATED 3RD OFFENSE AND DRIVING WHILE REVOKED.

ON 06/20/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ASSISTED DHS AT THE RESIDENCE OF 2744 NAVAHOE AVE.

ON 06/19/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOOK A REPORT OF A SEXUAL ASSAULT. THIS INCIDENT IS CURRENTLY BEING INVESTIGATED.

ON 06/18/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JERRY HOGE, 43, OF WAVERLY FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.

ON 06/18/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JACOB HARTWELL, 37, OF READLYN FOR DRIVING WHILE LICENSE BARRED

ON 06/17/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE STOPPED A VEHICLE FOR SPEEDING ON HIGHWAY 218. DURING THE INVESTIGATION THE DEPUTY LOCATED A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE CAEL NICOLAUS WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.



ON 06/16/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED NATHAN REDMAN AGE 33 OF PARKERSBURG FOR VIOLATION OF A NO CONTACT ORDER.  DURING THE DEPUTIES INVESTIGATION KAYLA MARTIN AGE 32 OF WAVERLY WAS ALSO ARRESTED FOR AIDING AN ABETTING THE VIOLATION OF A NO CONTACT ORDER.  BOTH REDMAN AND MARTIN WERE TAKEN TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL WHERE THEY WERE HELD TO APPEAR BEFORE A MAGISTRATE.

ON 06/13/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED PAUL MICHAEL WEILDER, 20, OF MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA ON A WARRANT FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION

ON 06/12/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED BEMJAMIN THOMAS HODGES, 38, OF TRIPOLI, IOWA FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.

ON 06/11/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED JOHN THOMAS GROBER, 58, OF TUCSON, ARIZONA FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.

ON 06/09/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED MARLIE KLINGER OF WAVERLY ON A FAILURE TO APPEAR ARREST WARRANT.

ON 06/08/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED RUSTY ALAN SUROVIK, 40, OF SUMNER, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR THEFT 4TH.  SUROVIK WAS PICKED UP AT THE BUCHANAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HE WAS HELD ON A $1,000 BOND.

ON 06/08/22 THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED ANGELINA MARIE MARTINEZ, 33, OF SUMNER, ON AN ACTIVE BREMER COUNTY WARRANT FOR THEFT 4TH.  MARTINEZ WAS PICKED UP AT THE BUCHANAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND TRANSPORTED TO THE BREMER COUNTY JAIL, WHERE SHE WAS HELD ON A $1,000 BOND.


ON 6/03/22, THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARRESTED DANNY TERREL BOYD, 38, OF WATERLOO, IOWA FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED 1ST OFFENSE.