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Tyler Lee Ray, 20, 210 N. Walnut St., was charged with driving while suspended and interference with official acts 7:11 p.m. Monday at his residence.

According to a Creston Police report, officers were on patrol when they saw a green Chevrolet, which they recognized as a vehicle they had recently performed a traffic stop on, come up to the stop light at the intersection of Maple and Adams streets. The same male subject, Tyler Lee Ray, was driving. When officers turned around to follow the vehicle it sped up and turned onto Montgomery Street and officers observed the vehicle speed down Montgomery Street and pull into a parking lot on the corner of Montgomery and Walnut streets, where police saw Ray going into the residence at 210 N. Walnut St. When officers knocked on the door, another male came outside and told them Ray was not there, but after the officers informed him he could be charged with interference of official acts, the man went inside and Ray came out. He denied driving and stated he had been home, but the officers told him they had seen him driving and then go into the residence. An eye witness corroborated the officer’s statement.

Ray was released on $600 bond.


Brady Gale Richert, 39, 505 N. Poplar St., was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and discharge of a weapon within city limits 9:12 p.m. Monday at his residence.

According to a Creston Police report, officers were called to 505 N. Poplar St. for a male subject who had shot a window out of a vehicle. When officers arrived, they met with Brady and Sonya Richert. The couple had an argument and had not been getting along. Sonya brought a box of Richert’s belongings to his residence and while she was retrieving the items from her vehicle, Richert went inside the residence and got his BB gun and shot out the driver’s side rear passenger window of her vehicle. Richert said he had been drinking at a bar in town with a friend, which was noticeable because he had the odor of alcohol coming from him, as well as bloodshot, watery eyes, and Richert said he was not trying to shoot at Sonya or intimidate her. However, Sonya said he was trying to intimidate her.

Richert was being held at Union County Jail on $1,300 bond.


Dennis Miller, 913 Glenview Dr., reported that his storage unit had been broken into approximately three weeks ago and MAC tools were stolen from it.

Estimated loss was $2,700.


Welfare check, 12:35 a.m., Monday, address unknown.

Accident, 7:50 a.m., Monday, North Jarvis Street.

Vandalism, 7:55 a.m., Monday, North Elm Street.

Theft, 10:26 a.m., Monday, South Division Street.

Accident, 12:10 p.m., Monday, West Union Street.

Welfare check, 3:01 p.m., Monday, address unknown.

Welfare check, 4:08 p.m., Monday, North Vine Street.

Theft, 4:47 p.m., Monday, North Pine Street.

Suspicious activity, 5:13 p.m., Monday, North Maple Street.

Information only, 5:16 p.m., Monday, North Pine Street.

Disturbing the peace, 6:54 p.m., Monday, South Lincoln Street.

Traffic stop, 7:03 p.m., Monday, North Walnut Street.

Traffic stop, 7:35 p.m., Monday, Russell Street.

Talk to officer, 8:01 p.m., Monday, North Pine Street.

Traffic stop, 8:17 p.m., Monday, West Townline Street.

Traffic stop, 8:28 p.m., Monday, East Howard Street.

Weapons offense, 8:36 p.m., Monday, North Poplar Street.

Talk to officer, 8:43 p.m., Monday, North Maple Street.

Reckless driving/speeding, 8:59 p.m., Monday, West Adams Street.

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