Hit and Run
The Storm Lake Police Department is asking the community's assistance in locating a vehicle which was involved in a hit and run accident on Monday afternoon that involved the injury of two people.
At approximately 5:00 p.m., on Monday, October 8, Storm Lake Police were dispatched to an injury accident at the intersection of East 13th Street and Erie Street.
As officers were responding they were advised that one of the vehicles involved in the accident had fled northbound around the back of Ace Hardware Store and Dollar General at a high rate of speed.
Two occupants in the victim's vehicle, a 44 year old male and a 39 year old female were transported by paramedics to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The suspect vehicle is described as a silver or grey colored passenger car with damage to the passenger side of the vehicle.
Anyone with information on the hit and run accident or may sees a vehicle matching the description with passenger side damage is asked to contact law enforcement immediately by calling 911 or the Storm Lake Police Department at 712-732-8010.
On October 5, at approximately 12:17 p.m., at 1009 Richland in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Yousden Peter of Storm Lake struck a parked vehicle owned by Souvanh Thongviseth of Storm Lake. Total damages were estimated at $3,000.
On October 6, at approximately 10:00 p.m., at 610 W. 4th Street in Storm Lake, an unknown vehicle struck a parked vehicle owned by Paulette Clayton of Early. Damages were estimated at $300.
Glasses in car
start small fire
On the afternoon of Sunday, October 7, at approximately 12:29 p.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 614 Lakeshore Drive in Lakeside, for a reported vehicle on fire.
Upon arrival of fire fighters they observed smoke coming from the trunk area and passenger compartment of a 2009 Ford Fusion parked in the driveway of the residence.
Fire fighters opened the trunk and extinguished a small fire smoldering in a cardboard box.
An investigation determined that the owners placed a box full of glassware into the vehicle's trunk during the process of moving. The glassware is believed to have formed a "prism effect" with the sun causing a small portion of the cardboard box to ignite and burn directly below the base of one of the glass objects in the box.
Fire damage was contained to the contents of the box. There was light smoke damage to the vehicle's interior.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 30 minutes and was assisted by the Buena Vista County Sheriffs Department.
The vehicle is owned by Ryan and Leslie Mohr of Storm Lake.
On the afternoon of Saturday, October 6, at approximately 3:54 p.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center -- Specialty Clinic located at 620 Northwestern Drive in reference to an automated fire alarm.
Upon arrival of fire fighters they determined that no hazard existed in the facility and that the alarm was due to a system malfunction.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 15 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Storm Lake Police Department.
Violation of No Contact Order
On the evening of Tuesday, October 9, at approximately 9:55 p.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to Baymont Inn parking lot on North Lake Avenue in reference to a disturbance.
Upon arrival of police they observed an adult male and female who allegedly had been involved in a verbal argument in the parking lot.
Police identified the two as Tyler Wagner, age 19 of Waterloo, and Zoee Hayes, age 18 of Cedar Rapids.
Police learned that there were no contact orders in effect prohibiting the two from being with each other. Following an investigation police arrested both Wagner and Hayes and charged them both with Violation of a No Contact Order.
Other persons were booked into the Buena Vista County Jail and held without bond.
Police called after suicidal threats
On the morning of Tuesday, October 9, at approximately 10:27 a.m., the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to St. Mary's School in reference to a student making suicidal threats.
Upon arrival of police they met with school staff and the student identified as a 15 year old male of Storm Lake. Police were advised that the student was making threats to harm himself. Police took the student into custody without incident and transported him to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for evaluation.
In addition police allege the juvenile was intoxicated and charged him with Public Intoxication and Possession of Alcohol. He was cited and released to his parent at the medical center where the juvenile remained for observation.
At approximately 2:46 p.m. Storm Lake Police were dispatched to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in reference to an agitated and aggressive patient.
Upon arrival of police they learned the patient in question was the 15 year old male of Storm Lake and that he had become combative and non compliant. Police attempted to assist medical center staff in restraining the juvenile at which time the juvenile became combative and had to be physically restrained.
Police allege the juvenile attempted to bite officers and spit on officers during the altercation. The juvenile was subsequently subdued and restrained at the medical center.
Police charged the juvenile male with three additional counts of Assault on a Peace Officer. He was processed and remained in the medical center for observation.
The case has been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.