Alta residents arrested after traffic stops

Thursday, April 19, 2001

A Storm Lake Police officer stopped a vehicle in the 700 block of West 9th Street for a traffic violation shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Upon making contact with the driver, identified as Joelynn Larson, 21, of Alta, police determined she was wanted on an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear in Court. Larson was taken into custody and transported to the Buena Vista County Jail where she was released after posting bond.

Police further determined that a passenger in the vehicle, Michael Stevens, 21, of Alta, was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a marijuana pipe. Police arrested Stevens and charged him with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Stevens was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $2,275 cash bond.