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Daily Record, March 25, 2014

Man arrested with 14 grams of meth

A Marshalltown man who allegedly had 14 grams of meth and several grams of marijuana inside his house has been arrested.

Antonio Castillo-Garcia, 32, was arrested Sunday, after the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force found meth and 8 grams of marijuana inside his residence on 306 N. Sixth Street.

Joel Phillips of the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force, said after police did a welfare check because of expected drug use at the home, drug paraphernalia was found. Officers then sought a search warrant.

Castillo-Garcia is charged with possession of meth with the intent to deliver, a Class B felony, drug tax stamp violation, a Class D felony, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Woman strangles stepfather

A Melbourne woman who allegedly strangled her stepfather has been arrested.

Christina Schumaker, 50, was arrested after midnight Monday, on the 100 block of Third Avenue in Melbourne, for the alleged assault.

Burt Tecklenburg of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, said an argument between Schumaker and the victim escalated to an assault, and that alcohol was involved.

The victim was left with scratch marks and abrasions on his neck, but did not require medical attention.

Schumaker is charged with domestic abuse assault strangulation, a Class D felony.

Marshall County Courthouse

Monday

Antonio Castillo Garcia, 306 N. Sixth St., made an initial appearance through a Spanish interpreter on a possession of a Schedule II controlled substance-meth with the intent to deliver charge, a violation of the drug tax stamp charge, a possession of a Schedule I controlled substance-marijuana charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 3. Bond is set at $100,000 cash or surety. There is an Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold on Castillo Garcia.

Christina Schumacher, of Melbourne, made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-strangulation charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle her case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 11. Schumacher was released with supervision through the Department of Correctional Services and is to sign a written promise to appear and report to the adult probation office by the end of work today to sign a pre-trial release agreement. The court ordered that if she owned or possessed any firearms or ammunition, Schumacher is to contact the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office within 24 hours to make arrangements to surrender them. A no-contact order has been issued for the protected party.

Mark Allen Kuhlers, 207 S 16th Ave., made an initial appearance on a lottery fraud charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 11. Kuhlers was released on his own recognizance.

Ernesto Garcia, 411 N. Center St., made an initial appearance on a driving while barred charge, a possession of marijuana charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 11. Garcia was released on his own recognizance. The court ordered a substance abuse evaluation with the results to be submitted to the court within 60 days of today’s date.

Darrell Shockley, 603 S. Seventh Ave. Apt. #1, made an initial appearance on a harassment-second degree charge, a trespass charge and a disorderly conduct charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 11. Shockley was released on his own recognizance. A condition of release is that he be photographed and fingerprinted in this case by the Marshalltown Police Department before release. A no-contact order has been issued for the protected party.

Cesar Victor-Castellanos, 306 N. Sixth St., made an initial appearance on a prohibited acts charge, a possession of marijuana charge and a trespassing charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 11. Victor-Castellanos was released on his own recognizance. The court ordered as a condition of release the he be photographed and fingerprinted prior to release. The court ordered a substance abuse evaluation with the results to be provided within 60 days of today’s date.

Adam Joseph Becker, of Dubuque, made an initial appearance on three counts of a probation revocation request. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Court as its docket permits. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case.

Gordon Micheal Riendeau, 312 N. First St., made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days of today’s date.

Ladonna Marland, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a theft-fifth degree charge. She pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on April 29 in Magistrate Court.

Rick Allen Casali, 204 W. Nevada St., made an initial appearance on a speeding charge, a operation without registration charge and a no insurance charge. He pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on April 29 in Magistrate Court.

Karina Hernandez, 211 S. 15th Ave., made an initial appearance on a dog at large charge. She pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on April 29 in Magistrate Court.

A female juvenile from Albion made an initial appearance on a curfew violation charge. She pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75. The court allowed for 12 hours of unpaid community service in lieu of the fine and surcharge plus pay the court costs. It was further ordered that the juvenile obtain a copy of the curfew ordinance from City Hall by the end of work today.

Vicki Sue Clark, of Grundy Center, made an initial appearance on a pre-trial release violation charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle her case. A scheduling hearing is set at 1 p.m. today. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

Eduardo Luis Soto, 510 E. State St., made an initial appearance on a probation revocation request charge and on a warrant for a theft-fourth degree charge and a forgery charge. The public defender’s office was appointed in all cases. The preliminary hearing for the theft and forgery charges is 1 p.m. on April 2. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. The probation revocation hearing is set at 11 a.m. on April 7. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

Larry Lester Kunc, 519 N. Third St. Apt. #18, made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The contempt hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. on April 4. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety. Should Kunc obtain bond, he is released with supervision through the Department of Correctional Services.

Marshalltown Police Department

Incidents

On Friday, Annalise M. Soetenga, 311 W. State St., reported the theft of wicker furniture from her residence. Estimated value of loss was $700.

On Friday, an associate with Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, 16 E. Main St. Suite 150, reported the burglary of money, a web cam and batteries from the business. Estimated value of loss was $120.

Citations

On Friday, Karina Hernandez, 311 S. 15th Ave., was cited for dog at large.

Arrests

On Saturday, Eduardo Luis Soto, 306 Summit St. Apt. #1, was arrested for violation of a no-contact order, forgery and theft.

On Friday, Larry Lester Kunc Jr., Homeless, was arrested for violation of a no-contact order.

On Friday, Lance Eugene Gibson, 109 N. Third St. Apt. #2, was arrested for criminal mischief-fifth degree.

Accidents

On Sunday, a pickup driven by Garrett Bruce Ballard, 2375 Sand Road, was westbound in the 100 block of West Main Street and turned north onto North Second Street where it collided with a legally parked Ford Taurus, left contact information and left the scene. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Ford Taurus was estimated at $2,000.

Marshalltown Fire Department

Sunday

The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to an alarm system activation-no fire-unintentional at 2203 S. Third Ave., and three medical assists with the EMS crew to: 609 E. Main St., 412 S. Second St., and 2909 S. Sixth St.

Saturday

The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a passenger vehicle fire at 2909 S. Center St., a false alarm or false call to 301 S. First Ave., and six medical assists with the EMS crew to: 110 N. First Ave., 2302 Edgebrook Drive, 9 S. Sixth Ave., 107 S. 29th St., 805 E. Main St., and 6 S. Seventh St.

Friday

The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to an excessive heat, scorch burns with no ignition at 305 Fremont St., an unintentional transmission of alarm at 1002 S. Third Ave., and three medical assists with the EMS crew to: 308 E. Boone St., 312 E. Main St., and 1301 Summit St.

Thursday

The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to four medical assists with the EMS crew to: 403 W. State St., 125 S. 11th St., 312 E. Main St., and 106 S. Sixth Ave.

Grundy County Sheriff

Arrests

On Friday, Derrick Taylor, age 25, of Des Moines, was arrested by the Waterloo Police Department on a Grundy County warrant charging him with probation violation. He is being held in lieu of bond.

On Thursday, Michael Edwards, age 37, of Liscomb, was arrested by Marshall County authorities on a Grundy County warrant charging him with probation violation. He was released on pre-trial conditions.

On Wednesday, Darrell Anderson, age 44, of Dike, was arrested in Dike and charged with driving while license is barred. He posted bond and was released.

On March 18, Carrie Meyer, age 47, of Clemons, was arrested by Marshall County authorities on a Grundy County warrant charging her with failure to appear. She posted bond and was released.

Accidents

On Monday, March 17, a semi driven by Debra Brymer, age 58, of Nashua, was westbound in the inside lane on Highway 20 when, possibly due to wind, it entered the outside lane and collided with a vehicle driven by Kolby Shaff, age 23, of Sioux Falls, S.D., which was also traveling west on Highway 20. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Shaff vehicle was estimated at $3,000 while the Brymer semi received an estimated $100 in damage.