Daily Record, April 17, 2014

Man found with meth, weed, pills

A Marshalltown man is charged with possession with the intent to deliver marijuana and methamphetamine after a police officer witnessed what he thought was a drug deal.

Marcos Perez, 43, was arrested Monday on the 10 block of South Sixth Avenue, when drugs, cash and drug paraphernalia was found in his car and pockets.

Capt. Brian Batterson, of the Marshalltown Police Department, said after Perez gave police consent to search him they found 3.8 grams of marijuana, 8.8 grams of meth and $545 cash in his pockets.

After searching his car they found rolling papers and 14 prescription pills.

Perez is charged with unlawful possession of prescription pills, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license and no insurance. Possession with the intent to deliver is a Class B felony.

Perez is currently being held in the Marshall County Jail on a $100,000 surety bond.

The person who approached Perez’s car for the suspected drug deal was not charged.

Marshall County Courthouse

Court

Tuesday

Jason Lee Collins, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a criminal mischief-first degree charge, a domestic abuse assault charge, a operating while intoxicated charge, a harassment-third degree charge, a reckless driving charge and a public intoxication charge. The public defender’s office was appointed as counsel pending the receipt of paperwork. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 25. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only. Should Collins secure release, he would have 60 days from that date to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court. The court ordered that if he owned or possessed any firearms or ammunition, Collins is to contact the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office within 24 hours to make arrangements to surrender them. Two no-contact orders were issued for the protected parties.

Marvin Conner, of Laurel, made an initial appearance on a warrant charging willful injury, a driving while barred charge and a failure to secure a child charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 25. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only on the willful injury charge and $2,000 cash or surety on the other two charges. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.

Marcos Perez, 408 W. Nevada St. Apt. #3, made an initial appearance on a possession with intent to deliver controlled substances charge. an unlawful possession of prescription drugs charge, a no valid driver’s license charge, a no insurance 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 25. Bond is set at $100,000 cash or surety.

Zach McDivitt, 1004 May St., made an initial appearance on a bond revocation request. Darrell Meyer will continue serving as counsel. McDivitt’s next court dates are a pre-trial conference set for 1:30 p.m. on May 2 and a jury trial set at 9 a.m. on May 8. Bond is set at $2,000 cash only.

Aaron Shaffer, of Greeley, Colo., made an initial appearance on a operating while intoxicated-first offense charge and a no valid driver’s license charge. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on May 5.

A 14-year-old female from Marshalltown made an initial appearance on a curfew violation charge. She pleaded guilty and was fined $50 with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.50, due within 30 days of today’s date. The court allowed the option of 10 hours of community service in lieu of the fine and surcharge plus the payment of court costs to be completed by June 30.

A 16-year-old male from Marshalltown made an initial appearance on a curfew violation charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $50 with a $17.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $127.50, due within 30 days of today’s date. The court allowed for 10 hours of community service in lieu of the fine and surcharge plus paying the court costs to be completed by June 30.

Juan Roy Lizarde, of Whitten, made an initial appearance on two counts of a driving while barred charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on May 2. Lizarde was released with supervision through the Department of Correctional Services and is to report within 72 hours to the adult probation office.

Elora Adriana Contreras, of Ferguson, made an initial appearance on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. She pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on May 20 in Magistrate Court.

Charlie Pirtle, of Tama, made an initial appearance on a possession of a Schedule II controlled substance-enhanced charge, a possession of Schedule I controlled substance-enhanced charge and a interference with official acts charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 23. Bond will continue as set forth yesterday.

Marshalltown Police Department

Citations

On Monday, Krystal Diana Diver, 301 S. Fourth Ave. Apt. #4, was cited for theft-fifth degree from Family Dollar.

Arrests

On Monday, Marvin J. Conner, of Laurel, was arrested for driving while barred.

On Monday, Marcos Perez, 408 W. Nevada St. Apt. #3, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of prescription drugs and possession with the intent to deliver narcotics.