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Police and Sheriff's Blotter

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Fire Calls

On the morning of Sunday, Nov. 4, at approximately 11:31 a.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the intersection of 80th Avenue and 600th Street in reference to a fire burning in a road ditch.

Upon arrival of fire fighters they observed a grass fire and extinguished approximately 60 feet of grass burning in a ditch.

It is believed that a burning trash bag which was deposited in the ditch ignited and the grass and caused the fire.

There was no damage and no injuries.

The fire department was on scene for approximately 15 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department.

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 3, at approximately 5:59 a.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 10 North Windsor Circle in reference to a reported fire in a garage.

Upon arrival of public safety personnel (police) flames were visible from outside of the residence. Upon arrival of fire fighters the flames had burnt themselves out.

Fire fighters determined that a leaking hose on a propane fired griddle had leaked causing the hose to ignite and burn.

Fire damage was limited to the griddle.

There were no injuries.

The fire department was on scene for approximately 15 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Storm Lake Police Department.

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 3, at approximately 2:43 a.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 401 Cayuga Street in reference to an automated fire alarm.

Upon arrival of fire fighters it was determined that smoke from burnt food had activated a smoke detector on the first floor.

There was no fire and no damage.

The fire department was on scene for approximately 20 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Storm Lake Police Department.

Burglary

On November 4, a burglary at 1123 E. Milwaukee Avenue in Storm Lake was reported. The total value of the items reported missing was estimated at $580.

Vehicle Accidents

On November 1, at approximately 8:00 a.m., at the intersection of Abner Bell and Hyland in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Carolyn Oehler of Lakeside, was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Tonya Santos of Storm Lake. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $700. Santos was cited for Failure to Stop in a Safe and Assured Distance.

On November 1, at approximately 3:29 p.m., at 1810 Hyland in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Angela Snyder of Nemaha, was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Debra Martin of Storm Lake. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $800.

On November 2, at approximately 1:16 p.m., at the intersection of E. Lakeshore and Railroad in Storm Lake a vehicle driven by Lyle Youngdahl of Newell, was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Raul Andrade-Garcia of Storm Lake and a third vehicle driven by Marie Hospelhorn of Sac City. The three vehicles collided causing one injury and total damages estimated at $4,750. Youngdahl was cited for Failure to Yield Right of Way.

On November 3, at approximately 11:43 a.m., in the 1100th block of Lake Avenue in Storm Lake a vehicle driven by Jane Ramos of Storm Lake was involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by Perla Barajas of Storm Lake. The two vehicles collided causing total damages estimated at $11,000. Barajas was cited for Failure to Yield Upon Entering Highway.

On November 3, at approximately 3:59 p.m., at 20 Peterson Drive in Storm Lake, a vehicle driven by Elizabeth Crum of Storm Lake struck a parked vehicle owned by Beaver Tree Service out of Storm Lake. Total damages were estimated at $550.

On November 4, at approximately 6:09 p.m., in the 1700th block of Tulip in Storm Lake, an unknown vehicle struck a parked vehicle owned by Robert Helmbrecht of Cameron, Mo. Damages were estimated at $500.