Police Blotter

On the evening of Thursday, November 2, 2017 at approximately 7:20pm, the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Storm Lake Wal-Mart Store in reference to a theft.
Upon arrival of police they met with store staff who alleged that a patron, identified as Andrea Amende, age 31 of Cherokee, IA attempted to conceal approximately $60.00 in merchandise and leave the store without paying for the items.
Following an investigation the SLPD arrested Amende and charged her with Theft 5th Degree (simple misdemeanor). She was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300.00 bond.

On November 2nd at approximately 1:00pm, in the 200 Block of W. Milwaukee
Ave. in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Charles Knudson of Marcus, struck a
parked car owned by Mauricio Cartagena of Strom Lake. Total damages were
estimated at $1000.

On November 1st at approximately 9:38am, in the 400 Block of Flindt Dr. in
Storm Lake, a semi driven by Jeremy Hoogland of Orange City, struck a
vehicle owned by Bart Sandgren of Storm Lake. Total damages were estimated
at $1250.

On November 2nd a theft was reported in Storm Lake. Total items reported missing were estimated at $4000.

On October 28th a theft was reported in Storm Lake. Total items reported missing were estimated at $20.