Police Blotter

On the evening of Monday, August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:29pm, the Storm Lake Police Department responded to 503 C West 8th Street in reference to locating a wanted person.
Upon arrival of police they located and arrested Rosa Florido De Cruz, age 31 of Storm Lake, who was wanted on a warrant charging her with Contempt of Court reference False Report to a Public Entity.
De Cruz was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300.00 bond.

On the afternoon of Monday, August 1, 2016, at approximately 3:00pm, the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Storm Lake Wal-Mart Store in reference to a trespass.
Responding officers were advised that a Randy Olson, age 22 of Schaller, IA, was in the store and allegedly had been given prior notice not to return to the store following an alleged theft.
Police arrested Olson outside of the store and charged him with Criminal Trespass (simple misdemeanor). He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300.00 bond.

On the afternoon of Monday, August 1, 2016, at approximately 5:30pm, the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in reference to an automated fire alarm.
Upon arrival of fire fighters they determined that a surge in water pressure activated the alarms.
There was no fire and no damage.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 30 minutes and was assisted by the Storm Lake Police Department and BVRMC staff.

On the morning of Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at approximately 3:21am, the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 1416 Michigan Street #B3 in reference to a report of smoke coming from a microwave.
Upon arrival of fire fighters they determined that smoke had formed inside of the microwave from what appeared to be a malfunction of an electrical component in the microwave.
The microwave was disconnected and rendered safe.
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 July 26, at approximately 4:20pm, at 1831 N Lake Avenue in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Kathryn Tyykila of Canby, MN was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by An Roa Utria of Storm Lake. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $2,500.

On July 29, at approximately 12:00pm, in the 400 block of E. Milwaukee Avenue in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by William Steffen of Storm Lake was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Vernice Galbraith of Newell, IA. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $2,500. Galbraith was cited for Unsafe Turn.