Daily Record, July 26, 2014

Man knees his girlfriend in the back

A Marshalltown man who allegedly kneed his girlfriend in the back several times, pulled her hair and threw her to the ground has been arrested.

Richard Ecklor Jr., 43, was arrested Thursday at B & B Storage, 305 W. High St., after the alleged altercation occurred.

According to police, after the incident, she had a red mark on her back, but did not require medical attention.

Ecklor Jr. is charged with serious domestic abuse assault. The charge is enhanced due to prior convictions.

Man fractures victim’s collar bone

A man was sent to the emergency room after a Marshalltown man allegedly hit him with an aluminum baseball bat.

Michael Davis, 44, was arrested Thursday, at his house, after police spoke to the victim who suffered from a fractured collar bone in the emergency room.

Capt. Mike Hanken, with the Marshalltown Police Department, said Davis was upset with the victim because of an altercation between him and a female friend.

Davis then went looking for the victim at about 2:45 a.m. Once he found the victim he allegedly assaulted him, Hanken said.

Davis is charged with willful injury, a Class C felony.

New Arrivals

Matt and Paula Pisney, of Marshalltown, are the parents of a son, Isaiah David Pisney, born at 11:49 a.m. on July 2 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches in length. Welcoming Isaiah home is big brother Ethan. Grandparents are David and Pat Pisney, of Cedar Rapids, and Jon and Sharon Burggraaf, of Clinton.

Marshall County Courthouse

Court

Wednesday

Jenissa K. Johnston, of Le Grand, made an initial appearance on a operating while intoxicated-first offense charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle her case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 11. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case. The court ordered a substance abuse evaluation to be obtained with the results submitted to the court within 60 days of today’s date.

Sondra Ragen Alas, 1501 Summit St., made an initial appearance on a probation revocation request and a theft-fifth degree charge. Marshon Dubbert will continue as counsel for the probation revocation. The probation revocation hearing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. Alas requested to speak with an attorney before submitting a plea in the theft-fifth degree case. A trial is set also at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. Bond will continue as posted until the conclusion of this case and Alas is still on probation and required to abide by the rules of her probation.

Justin Hooper, of Rhodes, made an initial appearance on a possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver charge, an eluding charge, an interference with official acts charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge, a no valid driver’s license charge, a failure to obey a stop sign charge, an open container charge and a reckless driving charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. If release is secured then Hooper is required to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court within 60 days of release.

Cody Aaron Perry, 305 Edgewood St., made an initial appearance on two counts of a theft-third degree-enhanced charge and a disorderly conduct charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1. Bond is set at $4,000 cash or surety.

Thursday

Nathan Wayne Cuellar, 405 N. Fifth Ave. Apt. #4, made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with theft-fifth degree and a theft-third degree-enhanced charge. Cuellar pleaded guilty to the theft-fifth degree and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $272.75 plus an extra fee for service of warrant and restitution of applicable. The court allowed for monthly installment payments of $50 beginning Aug. 22 and continuing until the debt is paid in full. On the theft third degree charge the public defender’s office was appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 12. Cuellar was released with supervision through the Department of Correctional Services and is required to sign a promise to appear form before leaving the jail and report to the adult probation office by 4 p.m. today and sign a pre-trial release agreement.

Michael John Davis, 412 S. Third St. Apt. #4, made an initial appearance on a willful injury charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 4. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. A no-contact order has been issued for the protected party.

Eric Lemus, 4 Edgeland Drive, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge. He pleaded guilty and the fine is $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50. The court allowed for monthly installment payments of $50 beginning Aug. 22 and continuing until the debt is paid in full or in lieu of the fine and surcharge Lemus may do 46 hours of community service plus pay court costs to be completed by Jan. 31, 2015.

Amber Jara-Cruz, 10 Lackey Terrace, made an initial appearance on a malicious prosecution charge and a false reports to public safety entities charge. The public defender’s office was appointed to handle her case. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Aug. 12. Cruz was released on her own recognizance.

Lual Tuguor, 304 Melody Lane, made an initial appearance on a open container charge. He pleaded guilty and the fine is $200 with a $70 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $330. The court allowed for monthly installment payments of $50 beginning Aug. 22 and continuing until the debt is paid in full.

Marriages

Jose Sanchez Jimenez to Maria Magana

Malaina Brunn to Ethan Gerke

Travis Thompson to Lanese Krough

Telea Bogan to Bradley Wiener

Angela Baggos to Marco Franco Lopez

Marie Perti to Lisa Martin

Marshalltown Police Department

Incidents

On Thursday, Dennis Dean Lucht, 309 N. Second St., reported the theft of a JVC DVD player, car keys, a Fender guitar, a Fretlight guitar, a Fender acoustic guitar, a Les Paul replica guitar, an electric guitar and a small amplifier from his residence. Estimated value of loss was $2,350.

On Thursday, an employee with Workforce Development, 3400 S. Center St., reported the theft of an HP t310 Tera 2 ethernet processor. Estimated value of loss was $300.

Citations

On Wednesday, Marc Douglas Gethmann, 205 N. 14th St., was cited for disorderly conduct.

Arrests

On Thursday, Michael John Davis, 412 S. Third St. Apt. #4, was arrested for willful injury.

On Thursday, Amber Lynn Jara-Cruz, 10 Lackey Terrace, was arrested for false report and malicious prosecution.

On July 4, Amber Jara-Cruz, 10 Lackey Terrace, was arrested for false report and malicious prosecution.

Accidents

On Thursday, a car driven by Marco Antonio Arevalo Gonzalez, 611 May St., was northbound in the 2000 block of South Center Street when it collided with the rear of a vehicle driven by Robert Silence Randall, of Gilman, which had started up from a stoplight. No injuries were reported. Arevalo Gonzalez was cited for failure to stop within a clear, assured distance and violation of a limited license. Damage to the Arevalo Gonzalez car was estimated at $3,500 while the Randall vehicle received an estimated $1,000 in damage.

On Wednesday, a pickup owned by Jarrod Wayne Leffler, 803 Kester Road, was parked in the Farmers Savings Bank lot between noon and 4:30 p.m. when it sustained hit and run damage to the front driver’s side bumper. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Leffler pickup was estimated at $2,200.