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Dallas County Sheriff’s Daily Report Feb. 23rd-26th
Douglas Dejong, age 35, address unknown, was arrested on a warrant for Failure To Appear. The original charge was Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Courtnie Cross, age 34, 1200 Ash St, Dallas Center, was arrested for Unlawful Possession Of Prescription Drugs Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Operating While Under The Influence. She was also cited for Speeding and Driving While License Denied, Suspended, Cancelled Or Revoked. Courtnie Cross was also arrested for a warrant for Failure To Appear. The original charge was Driving While License Denied, Suspended, Cancelled Or Revoked and Criminal Mischief.
Two Iowa care facilities cited for resident deaths
Two Iowa nursing homes have been cited by the state for contributing to the deaths of residents injured in falls at the facilities. The Iowa Department of Inspections, Appeals and Licensing says that Perry Lutheran Home in Dallas County failed to provide adequate nursing supervision to prevent injuries sustained by two residents late last year, […] The post Two Iowa care facilities cited for resident deaths appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
2 central Iowa wrestlers facing criminal hazing charges
WOODWARD, Iowa — Two Woodward-Granger High School students will serve long-term school suspensions due to criminal hazing charges. Woodward Police Chief Jim Graham said numerous hazing assaults were caught on camera and posted on social media over the course of a year — enough to warrant the charges.
These Perry, IA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to perry..
Perry School Board Proposed to Announce Return to Full Days Tomorrow
The Perry School Board is holding a Special Board of Education Meeting tomorrow in hopes of announcing the date to return to full days of school. After the January 4th shooting at Perry High School, the students were on a three week hiatus, returning later in the month. The school board has made several changes to the normal routine, including early dismissals. The board is holding a special meeting tomorrow to approve the date of schedule for recovery plan.
Fire at Dexfield Diner and Pub in Redfield
There was a fire that occurred in the City of Redfield on Monday afternoon, which saw multiple agencies respond. According to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office the fire was first reported at 12:20pm at 904 First Street, known as the Dexfield Diner and Pub. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
Bemidji woman charged with the murder of her boyfriend
ADEL, IA – A Bemidji, Minnesota woman jailed in iowa is now charged with the murder of the man she was living with in Faribault in southern Minnesota. The Rice County Attorney’s Office has charged 32-year-old Arlene Bell in the stabbing death of 76-year-old Gary Lehmeyer. Bell was arrested driving Lehmeyer’s car in Dallas County, Iowa before he was found dead in his home Feb 5.
Perry Fire Department Responds to Several Fires Sunday; Red Flag Warning Issued for Monday
The Perry Fire Department had a busy Sunday responding to several fires. Fire Chief Grason Hill says they had personnel setup to assist with a controlled burn when they received a page about an abandoned barn fire just before 1pm on Sunday in the 16000 block of J Avenue. He tells Raccoon Valley Radio Perry, Bouton and Minburn Fire Departments went to the structure fire where the landowner was burning brush and it got out of hand and started the barn on fire. Hill notes damage was done to the barn from the accidental fire, but the structure wasn’t a total loss. Perry First Responders, Dallas County EMS and Dallas County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene and no one was hurt in the incident.
Gambling Awareness Proclamation to be Featured at Dallas County Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow
March is known as Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and a proclamation will be presented to the board at tomorrow’s Supervisors Meeting. The Dallas County Board of Supervisors Meeting tomorrow will feature the discussion about a Gambling Awareness Proclamation. The board will also continue to receive updates on the Administration Building Project that is currently in the works, and get a conceptual design presentation on the Criminal Court Building Project.
Perry, IA Residents: Your Future Cats Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around perry..
Dallas County Sheriff's Office Weekly Report: Accidents, Arrests, and Reminders for Local Residents
The Dallas County Sheriff's Office has issued a report on incidents and arrests from February 16 to February 23. On February 16, Alejandra Vaca Ochoa from Perry experienced a car accident due to snowy conditions on Hwy 141 near T Ave, resulting in an estimated $2500 in damages. There were no injuries and the car was privately towed.
Perry Library Will Celebrate With Bluey Party this Wednesday
The Perry Public Library has a fun event planned for younger kids this Wednesday. The library will be holding a Bluey Party this Wednesday from 3-4pm. The event features crafts and games like “Keepy Uppy” and “Magic Asparagus” and will take place in the Library Community Room. According to the library, the event is for kids ages 2-8 and isn’t registration required. The Bluey Party will be the final event from the library in February. For more information, visit https://perry-ia.whofi.com/calendar/event/5216439 or call the library at (515)-465-3569.
Did you know?
Did you know... where this photo was taken and what is going on? This is Perry Billiards, located at 1220 Willis in the Arcade. I took this from his Facebook page: "All is free. I have a donation jar to help with rent but the main reason for the room is to have people come play, have fun and maybe get hooked on pool/billiards like me. The room is family friendly so bring the whole family." You can follow for his hours to be open on Facebook. Perry has had many pool halls over the years. Growing up, we had two while I was in school. Now, I'm not much of a pool player, but those places were a part of many young boys' social lives back before video games and computers. I doubt if many kids today can even imagine playing a game with someone and not being on a screen to do it.
Bluejay Spotlight: Geren Kenney
Today we’re spotlighting basketball player Geren Kenney. The junior led Perry in scoring and rebounds for a second straight year. Kenney has been a major contributor starting 63 games and playing in 67 contests over his career. Geren erupted for 30 points in a loss to South Hampton on...
Jefferson Police Report February 21, 2024
8:01am: A caller reported a vehicle was having issues maintaining its own lane on 237th Street, heading into Jefferson on Lincoln Way Street. The officer located the reported vehicle in the 500 Block of South Olive Street. The vehicle was traveling on the wrong side of the road. The officer performed a Traffic Stop on the vehicle. The officer’s investigation led to the arrest of Paige Denice Hedgpeth, 27 of Grand Junction, for OWI 1st Offense – Serious. There were two young children in the vehicle with Hedgpeth. She was also charged with 2 Counts of, “Child Endangerment – Aggravated.” She was also cited for, “Driving on Wrong Side of the Road.”
DeSoto 5th Graders Experience Real World Learning at JA BizTOwn
DeSoto Intermediate fifth graders experienced an exhilarating day filled with hands-on learning at JA BizTown. Immersed in a simulated town environment, they took on various roles, from business owners to consumers, gaining practical insights into economics and entrepreneurship. Their enthusiasm and engagement made it a memorable and impactful experience for all involved.
Rollover Accident in Guthrie County; Scranton Woman Ejected from the SUV
(Guthrie Co) Two people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident in Guthrie County last week. The Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened February 15th at 12:35 p.m. on Frontier Road. 43-year-old Eric Ireland, of Scranton, was driving a 2017 GMC Acadia southbound when he crossed the center line, crossed the northbound lane, and entered the east ditch where the SUV struck a field entrance, went airborne, landed nose first and overturned onto its top. The front seat passenger, 35-year-old Bridgette Perez of Scranton, was ejected through the windshield and landed on the ground. The vehicle vaulted over her, missing her by mere feet. Eric Ireland was also not wearing his seat belt and landed upside down on the interior roof of the SUV. Perez and Ireland were transported to the Guthrie County Hospital by Stuart EMS and Adair EMS. Both suffered significant injuries, but the injuries are not believed to be life threatening. A juvenile female, born in 2014, was in the back seat of the SUV restrained in a car seat and was not injured.
Jayette Spotlight: Callie Steva
Today we’re spotlighting Callie Steva. Callie has been a familiar face for Jayette basketball. She played in 80 games in her varsity career and started 60 of those games. The senior would have her best game of the season on January 16th at Wells Fargo Arena against Saydel. In the first game back, Steva had 12 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists. Her performance helped Perry end a 9 game losing skid.
Jayette Spotlight: Maci Tunink
Today we’re spotlighting Maci Tunink. The senior led Perry in scoring on the season with 8.2 ppg that’s after a junior year where she started all 21 games for the Jayettes and averaged just 2.4 ppg. This year however, Tunink was sidelined for a couple games in January with an injury. She would ultimately play in 19 of the 22 games.
Central Iowa sheriff's office launches its own app
ADEL, Iowa — The Dallas County Sheriff's Office has launched a new smartphone app aimed at connecting the sheriff's office with residents and visitors and providing important information. According to a release from the department, the app provides quick access to features like inmate search, news reports, sex offender...