On August 10, 2015, at 11:09pm, Storm Lake Police Officers were dispatched to Casey’s Central, 825 Flindt Drive, for a report of person shoplifting merchandise from the store.
Storm Lake Police located the persons who had reportedly shoplifted the merchandise a short distance from the store. Through their investigation, officers located approximately $45 worth of merchandise from Casey’s on the two perpetrators that had been stolen from Casey’s.
Storm Lake Police arrested Zachary Gene Nierling, age 19, of Cherokee and Kayla Nicole Mekosch, age 20, of Storm Lake. Both Nierling and Mekosch were transported to the B.V. Co. Jail where each was charged with Theft 5th, a Simple Misdemeanor and held in lieu of $300.00 bond.
On Monday, August 10, 2015, at 1:23pm, Storm Lake Police Officers were called to 401 Cayuga Street by the property owner who reported that a non-tenant had been placing trash in the apartment complex dumpster without permission. After conducting an investigation, officers cited Joshua C. Foltz, age 24, of Alta, IA, with Theft 5th, a Simple Misdemeanor and released him on a promise to appear.