Police Blotter

On February 20, 2018 at approximately 7:30pm, at 425 W. 8th St. in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Dora Cervantes of Storm Lake, struck a vehicle owned by Leyanis Rodriguez Medina of Storm Lake. Total damages were estimated at $2,700.

On February 12, 2018 at approximately 1:00pm, at 213 Ontario St. in Storm Lake, a vehicle owned by Humberto Mendez Andrade of Storm Lake, was struck by an unknown vehicle. Total damages were estimated at $1400.

On February 20, 2018 at approximately 10:01am, at the intersection of Hyland Dr. and Pleasant View Dr. in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Arlhey Cabrera Hernandez of Cherokee, was involved in an accident with a vehicle driven by Nailea Valdivia Trujillo of Storm Lake. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $1250.

On the afternoon of Monday, February 19, 2018 at approximately 5:26pm, the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to Grand Hall on the campus of Buena Vista University in reference to an automated fire alarm.
Upon arrival of fire fighters it was determined that cooking smoke on the third floor activated the alarm system.
There was no fire and no damage.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 10 minutes and was assisted by the Storm Lake Police Department and BVU Security.

On the morning of Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at approximately 8:08am, a Storm Lake Police Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East 5th Street and Oneida Street for a traffic violation.
Upon contacting the driver identified as Edgar Jimenez, age 24 of Alta, IA police allege that Jimenez’s driver’s license was revoked by the State of Iowa.
Police arrested Jimenez and charged him with Driving While Revoked (serious misdemeanor). He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $1000.00 bond.