Press Release Week of Feb 09-15, 2020

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On Sunday, February 09, 2020 at approximately 12:05 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Joshua Troy Smithson, 42, of Ladora.  Smithson was charged with Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor), Failure to Have SR22 Insurance on File (simple misdemeanor) and cited for Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 1300 blk Fifth Avenue NE in Independence.

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On Sunday, February 09, 2020 at approximately 3:40 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 16-year-old juvenile, charging her with first offense Operating While Intoxicated (serious misdemeanor).  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 500 blk First Street East in Independence.

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On Sunday, February 09, 2020 at approximately 11:50 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jordan Allen Meike, 27, of Marion.  Meike was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Monday, February 10, 2020 at approximately 11:30 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Anthony Alan Marrah, 33, of Oelwein.  Marrah was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Possession of Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine (serious misdemeanor) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor).  He was transported to and held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Monday, February 10, 2020 at approximately 5:00 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Justin Thomas Hoehn, 37, of Lawler.  Hoehn was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and third degree Theft (aggravated misdemeanor).  He was transported to and held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at approximately 5:30 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Clementine Jane Stuckey, 46, of Rowley.  Stuckey was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Violation of Protection Order (simple misdemeanor) and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at approximately 2:10 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Alianna Maire Nida, 21, of Waterloo.  Nida was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at approximately 4:30 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Terrance Dewey Collins, 45, of Waterloo.  Collins was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Probation Violation.  This arrest was made in the 800 blk South Street in Jesup.

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On Thursday, February 13, 2020 at approximately 6:45 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Thaddeus Lee Franck, 40, of Stanley.  Franck was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Malicious Prosecution (aggravated misdemeanor) and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Thursday, February 13, 2020 at approximately 9:15 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident near the 257 mile marker of Hwy 20.  According to the investigation, a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado operated by Brenda Ramos of Winthrop was traveling eastbound on Hwy 20 when Ramos’ vehicle was rear-ended by a 2003 Freightliner semi that was also traveling eastbound and operated by James Rose of Arlington.  Ramos was transported to Buchanan County Health Center with minor injuries.  Rose was uninjured in the accident.  This accident remains under investigation.

Accident Scene - Semi trailer off roadAccident scene red truck read end damage

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On Friday, February 14, 2020 at approximately 8:00 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Tramaine Terrell Gary, 26, of Waterloo.  Gary was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Buchanan County for Failure to Appear and was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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Buchanan County Sheriff's Deputies have concluded an investigation that resulted in a search warrant being executed in the 300 blk South 3rd Street in Quasqueton on January 31, 2020.  Additional charges have now been filed.  On Friday, February 14, 2020 at approximately 11:30 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Vanessa Gene Johnson, 42, of Quasqueton.  Johnson was charged with Aiding and Abetting Possession of Firearms/Ammunition by Felon (class D felony) and Aiding and Abetting Possession of Firearms/Ammunition by Domestic Violence Offender (class D felony).  Johnson was also charged with Interference with Official Acts (simple misdemeanor) in an unrelated incident.  This arrest was made in the 200 blk North Water Street in Quasqueton.

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On Friday, February 14, 2020 at approximately 11:30 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Joseph Michael Brunson, 18, of Waterloo.  Brunson was arrested on active arrest warrants out of Buchanan County for first offense Operating While Intoxicated (serious misdemeanor), Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana (serious misdemeanor), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor), Escape from Custody (serious misdemeanor) and Interference with Official Acts (simple misdemeanor).  These charges stem from an incident that occurred on June 07, 2019.  Brunson was held at the Buchanan County Jail.

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On Friday, February 14, 2020 at approximately 11:05 pm, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Patrick James Conry, 24, of Lamont.  Conry was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Emmet County for second degree Criminal Mischief (clad D felony).  This arrest was made in the 700 blk Prospect Street in Lamont.

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On Saturday, February 15, 2020 at approximately 12:45 am, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Dennis Duane Kramer, Jr., 41, of Mount Auburn.  Kramer was charged with second offense Operating While Intoxicated/Impaired (aggravated misdemeanor), second offense Possession of Controlled Substance (aggravated misdemeanor), Driving While License Revoked (serious misdemeanor), Driving While License Suspended (simple misdemeanor), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor) and cited for Fraudulent Use of Registration.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop near East Street and South Street in Brandon.