Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office.
On August 27, at 3:15 p.m. an accident occurred on Geisinger Road 150 south of East Milwaukee Avenue. A 1981 GMC truck and trailer, owned by Mike's Lawn Service, Storm Lake, was parked on Geisinger Road. A 1992 Ford driven by Kenneth Miller, 83, Storm Lake, had turned south onto Geisinger Road from East Milwaukee Avenue; when Miller became distracted, his vehicle struck the Mike's Lawn Service trailer. Miller was charged with Failure To Maintain Control. Damage was estimated at $1,500 to the Miller vehicle and $1,000 to the Mike's Lawn Service trailer.
On August 24, at 4:22 p.m. an accident occurred in the 800 block of Flindt Drive. A 1997 Buick, driven by Diane Mangold, 41, Linn Grove, was westbound on Flindt Drive. A 1994 Pontiac, driven by Karen Hartje, 43, Storm Lake, was exiting a private drive. The vehicles collided. Hartje was charged with Failure to Yield Upon Entering Highway. Damages were estimated at $400 to the Mangold vehicle and none to the Hartje vehicle.
On August 25, 10:45 p.m., a hit and run accident occurred in the parking lot of 147 Flindt Drive. A 1993 Chevy, owned by Heather Ramirez, Storm Lake, was parked in the parking lot when it was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Damage was estimated at $500 to the Ramirez vehicle.
On August 30, at 1:21 p.m. an accident occurred at the intersection of West Railroad Street and Michigan Street. A 1993 Cadillac, driven by Beverly Glienke, 62, Aurelia, was southbound on Michigan Street, after stopping for the stop sign, attempted to turn east onto Railroad Street. A 1991 Mitsubishi, driven by Lino Figueroa, 24, Storm Lake, was westbound on Railroad Street. The vehicles collided. Damages were estimated at $1,500 to the Glienke vehicle and $300 to the Figueroa vehicle.
On August 30, at 12:30 p.m. an accident occurred in the 200 block of Phillips Street. A 1988 Chevy, owned by Reynaldo Guijardo-Gonzalez, Storm Lake, was parked on Phillips Street. A 2001 Dodge, driven by Jamie Delira-Santos, 24, Storm Lake, while backing from a private drive, struck the Guijardo-Gonzalez vehicle. Damages were estimated at $300 tot he Guijardo-Gonzalez vehicle and $50 to the Delira-Santos vehicle.
On September 1, at 9:39 p.m., an accident occurred in the 800 block of Colonial Circe. A 1997 Ford, owned by Keith Germann, Storm Lake, was parked on Colonial Circle. A 1993 Buick, driven by Sharlotte Watson, 71, Missouri Valley, while backing from a driveway, struck the Germann vehicle. Damages were estimated at $500 to the Germann vehicle and $300 to the Watson vehicle.
On August 31, Russell Kromminga, Storm Lake, reported a burglary to his vehicle while parked in the apartment parking lot sometime between August 24 and 26. Stolen from the vehicle were a faceplate to a stereo and 72 various CDs. Value of the stolen items was estimated at $970.
On August 30, Casey's East Convenience Store, Storm Lake, reported a vehicle drove off without paying for $24 gas.