Law Enforcement Reports

Law Enforcement Reports

Spencer, IA (KICD)–A Spencer man has been arrested for having sexual intercourse with a juvenile female.

The original complaint was filed with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on March 28th.  On Wednesday 19-year-old Challer Wadsley was arrested and charged for having sexual intercourse with a juvenile female, more than four years younger than he.  That’s a class D felony count of 3rd Degree Sexual Abuse.

Wadsley was held on Clay County Jail to appear before the Magistrate.

Storm Lake, IA (KICD) — An Arizona man on the wanted list for over a decade is captured in Iowa.

On Wednesday, Storm Lake Police received information of a person wanted in Arizona, that may have been in Storm Lake.  Maricopa County Arizona Sheriffs Department contacted Storm Lake Police, saying they received information from the FBI that 40-year old Jesus Carlos Soto may be living and working there.

Police were also told he was wanted on multiple drug related warrants issued in 1997, and has been sought for 17 years. On information received, Police went searching for Soto at a residence, but he was not there, but police then went to another location, and found Soto was working for Denison Dry Wall, under the false name, Ramon Gonzalez Soto.

He was arrested without incident, and was booked into the Buena Vista Jail without bond, pending extradition back to Arizona.  Additional charges are pending against Soto, following further investigation by Storm Lake Police.

Storm Lake, IA (KICD)–A Sioux Center man wanted for 3rd Degree Burglary and 5th Degree Theft was taken into custody at the Iowa Lottery Office in Storm Lake on Wednesday.

A few minutes after receiving the information Storm Lake Police located 38-year-old Jonathon Wood.  He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $5,000 bond awaiting transfer to the Sioux County Jail.

Storm Lake, IA (KICD)–A man Storm Lake Police have been searching for in connection with an illegal drug investigation was apprehended in Fort Dodge on Wednesday.

31-year-old Cody Dekayne Baughman was wanted on a class B felony warrant charging him with Conspiracy to Manufacture 5 or More Grams of Methamphetamine The charge stemmed from an investigation between August 2012 and August 2013 where police allege that Baughman conspired with five other people to manufacture methamphetamine in and around Storm Lake.

Baughman was transported to the Buena Vista County Jail where he is being held on a $100,000 bond.

Larchwood, IA (KICD)–A South Dakota man was recently arrested on a class C felony charge of 1st Degree THeft.

It is alleged by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office that 55-year-old Kevin Miller of Brandon stole a Caterpillar Telescopic Handler, bucket and pallet forks from Security Savings Bank in Larchwood in October.  Miller had everything reported stolen in his possession at the time of his arrest.  Value of the stolen items was approximately $35,000 dollars

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