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Adair County Sheriff

Marissa Zuniga, 23, of Racine, Wisconsin was charged with possession of marijuana, keeping premises or vehicle for controlled substance and failure to affix drug tax stamp, and Kaleb Weaver, 24, of Racine, Wisconsin was charged with possession of marijuana 6:59 p.m. June 21 on Interstate 80.

According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Zuniga was observed driving a vehicle at excessive speeds on the interstate. Officers initiated a traffic stop and could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officers questioned Zuniga about the presence of marijuana, but she denied it. Weaver was the passenger of the vehicle, and when officers asked him about drugs in the vehicle, he produced a small container from the glove box that contained marijuana. Upon further investigation, more containers of marijuana were found with receipts. Several containers of commercially packaged marijuana and THC products were found in the vehicle as well.

Zuniga was being held on $5,000 bond in the Adair County Jail. Weaver was being held on $1,000 bond in the Adair County Jail.

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Jonathan Huynh, 20, of Urbandale, was charged with first-offense operating while intoxicated 6:41 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 80 in Stuart.

According to a Stuart Police report, Huynh was stopped for running a stop sign and traveling on the wrong side of the highway. Huynh had slurred, mumbled speech paired with watery, bloodshot eyes. The odor of alcohol was noted coming from Huynh's breath. Huynh consented to a preliminary breath test, with results being greater than the legal amount. After being taken to the Adair County Jail, he was administered a DataMaster test, yielding a blood-alcohol content level of .123, which is greater than the .02 concentration allowed for those under the age of 21.

Huynh was being held in the Adair County Jail on $1,000 bond.

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Keigan Armstrong, 22, 302 Main Street, Bridgewater was charged with assault on a peace officer, in addition to an Adair County warrant for third-degree sexual abuse and child endangerment 11:02 p.m. Friday at his residence.

According to an Adair County Sheriff's report, officers were notified by the Department of Human Services of a sexual assault that occurred May 3 at the Motel 6 in Stuart. The victim was a 13-year-old female who stated Armstrong had performed sexual acts with her on multiple occasions. Armstrong later admitted he knew of the victim's age and that the claims were true. Officers received a warrant for Armstrong's arrest and went to his residence Friday. Armstrong resisted officers, headbutting one and causing injury to their face.

Armstrong was being held in the Adair County Jail on $55,000 bond.

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Billy Hebert, 21, of Creston was charged on an Adair County warrant for failure to appear on the original charges of domestic abuse assault and two counts of assault causing bodily injury or mental illness 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clarke County Jail.

Hebert was being held on $1,000 bond in the Adair County Jail.

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Michael Matherly, 34, 314 N. Spruce St., was charged on an Adair County warrant for violation of no-contact order, in addition to interference with official acts and disorderly conduct 8:37 p.m. Saturday at the Casey's General Store in Greenfield.

According to an Adair County Sheriff's report, Matherly had been reported driving near Southeast 6th Street. Officers knew there was an active warrant for Matherly's arrest and approached the vehicle. Matherly became argumentative and didn't follow officers orders, refusing to sit down and walking away. Matherly took a fighting stance and stated he was not going to jail multiple times. Matherly said he wanted a cigarette, and officers said they would let him have one before taking him in. When Matherly went toward his vehicle, claiming to be grabbing a cigarette. He got into the truck and started it, putting it in gear. Officers deployed a taser into his left arm at close range and Matherly exited the vehicle and began running south. Matherly was tased again and did not stop running back towards Casey's. Officers continued to try to get Matherly to comply, but he took a fighting stance once more. Matherly was tased a third time and was able to be handcuffed. Matherly attempted to grab an officer's taser during the altercation. Matherly was evaluated by EMS for the taser barbs in his left arm and remained compliant for the rest of the investigation.

Matherly was being held on $300 bond in the Adair County Jail.

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