Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office.
An accident occurred on Friday, Oct. 20 shortly after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Richland Street and Russell Street. A 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle, driven by Brent Gutel, 18, 5810 100th Avenue, Storm Lake, was westbound on Richland Street when the vehicle continued straight through the intersection, striking the curb and ejecting the driver. Gutel received minor injuries but refused treatment. He was charged with Reckless Driving and No Valid Motorcycle Drivers License.
At 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 21, an accident occurred at the intersection of College Avenue and West 6th Street. A bicycle, ridden by Adan Leal, 32, 526 College Avenue, Storm Lake, was northbound in the 600 block of College Avenue approaching the intersection. An unknown northbound passenger car drove around the bicycle, turning directly in front of it, which caused the bicycle to crash with the roadway. The unknown vehicle left the scene. Leal received minor injuries but was not transported for medical treatment. There was no damage to the bicycle.
A hit and run accident happened on Oct. 21 at 4 a.m. in the IBP west parking lot, 300 Flindt Drive. A 1998 Dodge, owned by Melissa Carver, 117 1/2 East Railroad Street, Storm Lake, was parked in the parking lot when an unknown vehicle that left the scene struck it. Damage to the Carver vehicle was estimated at $600.
An accident occurred on Oct. 21 at 10:24 a.m. at 404 East 7th Street. A 1994 Dodge, owned by Sheila Mills, 113 Kenzy Street, Storm lake, was parked unattended. A 1985 Toyota, owned by Beverly Wilson, Fall Creek, Wis., was also parked unattended and the Wilson vehicle rolled into the Mills vehicle. Wilson was charged with No Insurance. Damage was estimated at $100 to the Mills vehicle and none to the Wilson vehicle.
On Oct. 20, Kelly Newholm, 523 Russell Street, Storm Lake, reported an attempted burglary to her apartment where a window screen frame had been bent and the screen out. Damage was estimated at $25.
On Oct. 22, Angela Termaat, Manchester, Mo., reported rocks thrown at the left side back window of her vehicle while parked in the IOCO parking lot, 1201 East Lakeshore Drive. Damage was estimated at $100.