Police Blotter

On the morning of Monday, September 21, 2015, Storm Lake Police made an arrest in connection with an alleged incident of filing a false report to police.
On September 8, 2015. the SLPD arrested an adult male following an allegation by Rosa Florido De Cruz, age 30 of Storm Lake. allegedly called 911 and reported she was a victim of a physical assault. On September 21, 2015 Florido De Cruz recanted her statement and requested the Buena Vista County Attorney to dismiss the charges.
Police allege that Florido De Cruz filed a false report and following an investigation arrested Florido De Cruz on Monday at approximately 10:10am at the police station charging her with Making a False Report to Law Enforcement (simple misdemeanor). Florido De Cruz was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300.00 bond.

On the evening of Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at approximately 11:52pm, the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 1114 North Ontario Street #F in reference to an automated fire alarm.
Upon arrival of fire fighters it was determined that a smoke detector in the bedroom malfunctioned causing the alarm.
There was no fire and no damage.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 15 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Storm Lake Police Department.

On September 18, at approximately 5:09pm, at the intersection of Vestal and 590th in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Richelle Brown of Schaller, IA was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Steven Smith of Alta, IA. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $5,500.

On September 21, a burglary was reported at 808 Highview Drive in Storm Lake. The total value of the items reported missing was estimated at $20.

On September 21, a burglary was reported at 315 W. 5th Street in Storm Lake. Total damages were estimated at $100.