Daily Record, May 22, 2013

Local man charged with stealing truck

When a Marshalltown police officer spotted a local man driving suspiciously early Monday morning, he stopped the man and allegedly discovered the car he was driving was stolen.

Capt. Mike Hanken, with the Marshalltown Police Department, said Ward Duffy, 58, Marshalltown, stole an unlocked 1989 GMC truck out of Independent Auto, 717 N. Third Ave.

The officer pulled up to an intersection with Duffy, who then lingered, seemingly waiting for the officer to pull away first, Hanken said. After the officer waved Duffy on, he stopped Duffy and issued him a ticket for driving without a license.

Police later discovered the car had been stolen and arrested Duffy for second-degree theft, a Class D felony, Tuesday.Duffy made his initial appearance Tuesday where the court issued a $5,000 cash bond. His preliminary hearing is set for May 31.

Marshalltown Police Department


On Sunday, Lisa Marie Nauman, 1001 W. State St., reported the theft of prescription medication, a ring and cash from her residence. Estimated value of loss was $2,180.

On Sunday, T.S. Faircloth, 2369 Jessup Ave., reported hit-and-run damage to the rear passenger side bumper on a 2009 Toyota Corolla while parked at Walmart, 2802 S. Center St. Estimated value of damage was $1,700.


On Monday, Manuel Fujarte, of Toledo, was cited for driving while revoked.

On Monday, Andrew Michael Woltjer, 2208 Bittersweet Road, was cited for operating while intoxicated-first offense.


On Monday, Jeffrey Ray Flowers, of Garwin, was arrested for trespass and theft-fifth degree.

On Monday, Manuel Fujarte, of Toledo, was arrested for driving while revoked.

On Monday, Bradley Michael VanCleave, of Melbourne, was arrested for theft-fifth degree and trespass.

On Monday, Ward Matthew Duffy, 209 S. Fourth Ave. Apt. #1, was arrested for motor vehicle theft/theft-second degree.

On Monday, Bobbie Ray Smith, 306 S. 14th Ave., was arrested for public intoxication-first offense.