Law Enforcement Reports

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Law Enforcement Reports
Storm Lake, IA (KICD)–Over 50 charges have been filed against a Royal woman accused of buying and selling prescription drugs on the street.

Storm Lake Police allege that 28-year-old Kayleen Leedahl obtained eighteen different prescriptions through fraud at the Storm Lake Wal-Mart Pharmacy between July and November.  Police allege that Leedahl posed as a nurse from various medical practices and using doctor s information called in fraudulent prescriptions.
The investigation alleges that Leedahl acquired Norco on three occasions, Ambien on four occasions, Valium on five occasions, Levaquin on two occasions, Zofran on two occasions and Lortab on two occasions.
On Wednesday Leedahl was charged with a class B felony count of Ongoing Criminal Conduct, five class C felony counts of Possession With Intent to Deliver a Schedule III Controlled Substance, five class C felony counts of Prohibited Acts, fourteen class D felony counts of Failure to Affix a Drug Tax Stamp, nine counts of Possession With Intent to Deliver a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, nine aggravated misdemeanor counts of Prohibited Acts, four counts of Unlawful Possession of a Prescription Drugs, and four serious misdemeanor counts of Prohibited Acts.  Bond was set at $50,000.
The Storm Lake warrants were served on Leedahl by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday where Leedahl was already in custody on the charge of Probation Revocation reference Theft of Lottery Tickets.
Spencer, Spirit Lake, and Sheldon Police assisted.
Storm Lake, IA (KICD)–A Storm Lake man was jailed following a domestic assault on Sunday night.
A woman told Storm Lake Police that her fiance’, 26-year-old Curtis Mechura, allegedly physically assaulted her and choked her while at the residence. She further told police that on Saturday evening Mechura assaulted her and choked her during that incident as well and further held a pocket knife to her throat.

Police arrested Mechura at the scene without incident and following an investigation charged him with 2 counts of Domestic Assault  Strangulation and 1 count of Going Armed With Intent.  All of the charges are class D felonies.  He was booked into the Buena Vista county Jail and held without bond.

The victim did not require medical attention.