Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office.
On Tuesday, October 2, Jake Belcher, of 511 Superior, reported vandalism to his vehicle, which was scratched while parked at an unknown location in Storm Lake. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $500.
On Tuesday, October 2, Chad Thompson, of 204 Russell Street, reported the theft of his Huffy Ultra Terrain bicycle, from the 400 block of Grand Avenue. The value of the bike is estimated at $50.
On Sunday, September 30, Moises Castro, of 216 Oneida Street, reported the theft of a pioneer compact disc player from his vehicle, parked at his residence. The value of the compact disc player and the damage to the vehicle are estimated at $330.
On October, 3, at 1:26 p.m., and accident was reported to Storm Lake Police. Sometime on October 2nd or 3rd, an unknown vehicle struck a fire hydrant and a light pole at the intersection of East 5th and Hudson street. Damage to the fire hydrant is estimated at $200.
On October 3, at 10:00 a.m. an accident occurred at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. A 1992 Ford, owned by Rebecca Roemmich of Jefferson, South Dakota, was parked in the parking lot. A 1980 Pontiac, driven by Dorothy Herbst, 81, of 210 East 13th Street, #18, was attempting to park and struck the Roemmich vehicle. Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $600 to the Roemmich vehicle, and $0 to the Herbst vehicle.
On October 2, at 12:58 p.m. an accident occurred on Highway 7 in front of Faith Hope & Charity. A 1986 Buick, driven by Larrene Fritz, 47, of Galva, was westbound on Highway 7. A 1995 Mercury, driven by Patricia Eskildsen, 48, of Cherokee, was eastbound on Highway 7 attempted a left turn into a business drive and collided with the Fritz vehicle. Eskilden was charged with failure to Yield on a left turn. Damage to the vehicles were estimated at $5000 to the Eskildsen vehicle and $1000 to the Fritz vehicle.