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Local News

March 15, 2013

Knoxville Police Report

March 5

Arrests: none. Fire/Rescue: 0256-KR paged to 128th Avenue; 1421-KR paged to Perry Street; 1702-KR paged for 10-50PI at 115th/Highway 14. Accidents: 0701-10-50PD, Lincoln/Robinson; over $1,500, no charges filed. Between vehicles driven by Nelson Geels and Angel Mann. The department handled nine calls for service.

March 6

Arrests: none. Fire/Rescue: 0847-KR paged to 150th Place; 1256-KR paged to KHC for transfer to Mercy. Accidents: 1246-10-50PD, Dairy Queen parking lot; under $1,500, no charges filed. Vehicle driven by Lane VanderHart struck the corner of the Dairy Queen building. The department handled 21 calls for service.

March 7

Arrests: Benjamin Richards, 22, charged with driving while suspended. Fire/Rescue: 0302-KR paged to KHC for transfer to Iowa Methodist; 1813-KR paged to the Marion County Care Facility. Accidents: 0711-10-50PD, Willetts and entrance to KHS parking lot; over $1,500, charges filed. Between vehicles driven by Zachary Newendorp and Ryan Morgan. The department handled 11 calls for service.

March 8

Arrests: none. One juvenile was charged with assault. Fire/Rescue: 1603-Fire/Rescue paged to the 1800 block of Dolores Street; 1651-Fire/Rescue paged to Griffin’s. Accidents: 1335-10-50PD, Robinson/Lincoln; over $1,500, no injuries reported. Between vehicles driven by Ronald Lee Thorne, Lisa Roenfeldt and Russell Heck. Thorne was cited for “following too closely.” The department handled 11 calls for service.

March 9

Arrests: Chad Cowman, 45, charged with public intox, burglary of a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia and interference with official acts. Fire/Rescue: 1155-Fire/Rescue paged to Griffin’s. Accidents: 1319-10-50PD, Fareway parking lot; under $1,500, no citations issued or injuries reported. Between vehicles driven by Bill Systma and Neva Hartz. The department handled 13 calls for service.

March 10

Arrests: none. Fire/Rescue: 1126-Fire/Rescue paged to the 1000 block of West Marion. Accidents: 0843-10-50PD, Highway 14/Bell Avenue; over $1,500, no injuries reported. Between vehicles driven by Stephen Cochran and Shirley Shobe. Shobe was cited for “failure to obey a traffic control device.” The department handled 16 calls for service.

March 11

Arrests: none. Accidents: none. Fire/Rescue: 1936-KR paged to McKimber Street in Pleasantville; 2321-KR paged to 1351 70th Avenue in Pleasantville for a possible house fire. The department handled eight calls for service.

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