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Police/Fire Reports


Andre Sewell, 46, of Stuart was charged with public intoxication 8:23 p.m. April 28 at the intersection of North Birch and Carpenter streets.

According to a Creston police report, Sewell was staggering and had difficulty standing and walking. Officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol as Sewell spoke. Sewell’s speech slurred and he admitted to drinking. Sewell consented to a Data Master test and had a blood-alcohol content well above .08. Officers received two complaints from citizens regarding Sewell’s staggering and falling down while along Vine and Birch streets.

Sewell was released on $300 bond.


Nicholas Braxton Shields, 24, 509 W. Irving St., was charged with four counts of third-degree burglary, first-degree theft, possession of a controlled substance, second-degree attempted burglary and first-degree criminal mischief 8:42 a.m. April 30 at 609 W. Taylor St.

According to a Creston Police report, Shields entered a suburban at Hi-Crest Auto, 707 S Vine St., looking for keys to steal the vehicle. Shields also entered a Cadillac looking for keys to steal the vehicle. Shields kicked the door in at Hi-Crest Auto and took the keys to a vehicle that was not his. Shields stole a vehicle from the buisness with a value exceeding $10,000.

Shields tried to enter the residence of Bill and Dorothy Shields without permission while they were present in their home. Shields broke the window out of a white cargo van at Hammer Medical Supply, 609 W. Taylor St., to get into the vehicle. Shields kicked in a door, damaging the frame, then crashed the vehicle through a rolling gate, damaging both the gate and the vehicle before smashing the window of the van. Shields had a small amount of a white crystalline substance in his vehicle, along with two needles.

Shields was being held on $10,000 bond.

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Noble Murren, 24, of Lamoni was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of probation on an original charge of possession of a controlled substance 2:19 p.m., Wednesday at 300 N. Pine Courthouse

Murren was released on $1,000 bond


Jacob Jeffrey Fry, 34, 319 N. Jarvis St., was charged with parole violation 3:14 p.m., Thursday, in the 100 block of N. Elm St.

Fry was being held on no bond awaiting appearance by the judge.


Dustin Ray Kilgore, 37, 1503 N Lincoln St. Apt. 6, was charged on two warrants for probation violation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of East Townline Road and North Cherry Street.

Kilgore was being held on two $5,000 bonds.


Chandy Rose Waldhauser, 21, of Lake City was charged with operating while intoxicated 2:36 a.m., Friday at the intersection of West Adams Street and New York Avenue.

According to a Creston Police report, Waldhauser was stopped for a headlight out and crossing the center line. Waldhauser showed signs of impairment and consented to a field sobriety test showing significant signs of impairment. Waldhauser had a preliminary breat test result above .08. Waldhauser consented to the Data Master test and had a test result above .08.

Waldhauser was released on $1,000 bond


Jason Wolfe, 508 S. Pine St., reported it appeared Creston City Pound had been broken into before 7:30 a.m. April 29 at 710 Lake Shore Drive. Investigation revealed between 5 and 7:30 a.m. April 29 locks on several kennels and the outside gate were damaged and four dogs were removed from the property.

Loss and damage estimates are unavailable.


Troy Moore, 203 N. Oak St., reported that his Ford Taurus was taken between 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday from his residence.

Lost estimate is $2,500.


Susan Trisler, 602 N. Oak St., reported that two bicycles and three tool boxes were taken between Wednesday and Monday from a garage at her residence.

Lost estimate is $200.


Conner Callison, 600 S. Elm St., reported a purse/wallet containing $1,100 and a wallet containing $200 were taken around 8:30 p.m. Monday from his residence.

Lost estimate is $1,300.


Rod Cheers, 401 N. Jarvis St., reported the license plate was missing from his motorcycle at an unknown time and location.

Loss estimate unavailable.


Vehicle theft, 7:53 a.m., Monday, North Oak Street.

Assault, 8:10 a.m., Monday, West Townline Street.

Parking complaint, 10:21 a.m., Monday, West Townline Street.

Parking complaint, 12:11 p.m., Monday, West Jefferson Street.

Information, 2:19 p.m., Monday, Russell Street.

Traffic control, 2:20 p.m., Monday, North Elm Street.

Arson, 2:36 p.m., Monday, North Elm Street.

Information, 3:01 p.m., Monday, South Elm Street.

Reckless driving, 4:40 p.m., Monday, Highway 34.

Talk to officer, 4:45 p.m., Monday, North Pine Street.

Information, 5:03 p.m., Monday, Russell Street.

Vandalism, 6:22 p.m., Monday, North Sumner Avenue.

Information, 7:58 p.m., Monday, North Vine Street.

Traffic stop, 8:44 p.m., Monday, West Townline Street.

Theft, 8:57 p.m., Monday, South Elm Street.

Escort, 9:35 p.m., Monday, South Lincoln Street.

Information, 9:40 p.m., Monday, Townline Street

Reckless driving, 9:41 p.m., Monday, Wyoming Avenue

Reckless driving, 10:00 p.m., Monday, Laurel Street

Vandalism, 10:06 p.m., Monday, North Oak Street

Sexual assault, 11:36 p.m., West Townline Street

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