On Saturday, police attempted to remove the animal after they sedated it but the animal didn't react to the medication and remained aggressive. The animal was inside of the residence. Police decided to wait a day or so to see if the tenants would return for the animal and they did not.
On Monday, March 25, at approximately 1:55 p.m., officers were again dispatched to the residence where they met with the landlord and determined that the owners of the dog had not returned for the animal and it appeared the animal was abandoned. The owner of the apartment was unable to go into the apartment due to the aggressiveness of the animal.
Police working with a local veterinary clinic tranquilized the animal seven times with darts in order to remove the animal from the apartment. The animal did not react to the drugs and became more aggressive. Police were advised by a veterinarian that the animal's adrenalin was overriding the drugs.
Officers waited several hours for the drugs to calm the animal down and the drugs failed to do so. Subsequently the police destroyed the animal and removed it from the apartment.
Police have filed a charge of Animal Neglect (a simple misdemeanor) against the owner of the animal and currently the officers are looking for the subject.
Two charged after fighting
On the evening of Tuesday, March 26, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to 1726 East Milwaukee Avenue in reference to a fight in progress in the hallway of the apartment complex.
Police arriving at the scene located one of the subjects who was involved in the fight. The subject is identified as Christian Wunder, 21 of Storm Lake. Police charged Wunder with Disorderly Conduct. Wunder was processed and released pending a court date.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., Police located the second subject identified as James Haller, 18, of Storm Lake. Haller was charged with Disorderly Conduct, processed and released pending a court date.
Four arrested after fight
On the morning of Sunday, March 24, at approximately 1:47 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Madrigal Night Club located on East Railroad Street in reference to a fight in progress.
Officers met with management who stated that a fight was starting inside of the establishment. Police located a subject who was engaging in an argument and took him into custody. Police further arrested two other subjects in the bar who were intoxicated. When police exited the bar they observed another disturbance outside. The quelled that disturbance and took a fourth subject into custody from that disturbance.
Police arrested and charged the following: Alfonso Solis, 31, of Storm Lake was charged with Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct. He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $650 cash bond.
Heriberto Aguilar, 20, of Lakeside, Juan Silva, 52, of Storm Lake and Christopher Harlan, 21 of Alta were all charged with Public Intoxication and booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $325 cash bond.
e Police Department was conducting a bar check at the Blue Lagoon Night Club located on Flindt Drive.
While on location Police were contacted by employees of the establishment who advised that there was a subject at the front door attempting to use a fake ID card. Police made contact with the subject and determined that the ID he was attempting to use was forged and that the subject presenting the ID was intoxicated. Further Police determined that a second subject who was with the one attempting to use the false ID was intoxicated.
Police arrested Jose Barragan-Lopez, 24, of Storm Lake and charged him wit Tampering with Records (aggravated misdemeanor) and Public Intoxication (simple misdemeanor). He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $6825 cash bond.
Police further arrested and charged Saul Morales-Aceves, 34, of Alta, with Public Intoxication. He was booked into the County Jail on $325 cash bond.