Police Blotter

On the evening of Thursday, March 12, 2015, at approximately 8:35pm, Storm Lake Police were dispatched to the Storm Lake Wal-Mart Store in reference to a theft.

Police were advised that an adult male and female allegedly departed the store with a shopping cart full of merchandise without paying for the items. The couple placed the items into a vehicle and left the store property.

Security camera video provided police with a description of the vehicle and license number. An investigation subsequently identified the couple as Jarred Hicks, age 29, and Dawn Hicks, age 22, both of Lytton, IA.

A short time later the Sac County Sheriff’s Department made contact with the couple and they returned to Storm Lake, and met with police at the police station. Storm Lake Police charged both Hicks with Theft 5th Degree (simple misdemeanor). Both Hicks were booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300.00 bond each.

Over $75.00 in merchandise was recovered.

The SLPD was assisted by the Sac County Sheriff’s Department.
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On the evening of Thursday, March 12, 2015, at approximately 7:53pm, the Storm Lake Police Department responded to 1019 Michigan Street, in reference to locating a wanted person.

Upon arrival police located and arrested Dwayne Cage, age 28, of Storm Lake, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with Failure to Appear in Court reference Theft 5th Degree.

Cage was booked into the county jail on a $300.00 bond.

All defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty.

March 12, 2015

On March 06, at approximately 12:00pm, at 620 Northwestern Drive, in Storm Lake. A vehicle owned by Nicole Umbreit, of Early, IA, was struck while parked by an unknown vehicle. Damage was estimated at $800.

On March 11, at approximately 05:20am, at the 800 block of West 5th Street, in Storm Lake. A vehicle driven by Jeremy Meyer, of Galva, IA, struck his vehicle with a tree. Damage was estimated at $600.

March 11, 2015

On March 10, at approximately 09:29am, at the 600 block of Lake Avenue, in Storm Lake. A vehicle driven by Nahomi Estrada, of Storm Lake, was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by David Madsen, of Rembrandt, IA. Total damages were estimated at $1700.

On March 10, at approximately 3:40pm, at 620 Northwestern Drive, in Storm Lake. A vehicle owned by Dennis Trimpe, of Newell, IA, was struck by another vehicle owned by Ramon Juarez, of Storm Lake. Total damages were estimated at $200.