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Police/Fire Reports

Adair County Sheriff

Rex Roberts, 52, of Blair, Nebraska was charged with possession of a controlled substance, first-degree harassment and theft in the second degree 5:53 a.m. July 26 in Stuart.

According to a Stuart Police report, officers received reports of Roberts threatening a female victim. Officers located Roberts on Division Street in a vehicle with no plates. Roberts was asked to step out of the vehicle, and when he did so a small baggie of white crystalline substance fell off of his lap. After being aprehended, it was discovered that the vehicle had been reported stolen.

Roberts was being held on $2,000 bond in the Adair County Jail.

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Ryan Neal, 31, of Orient was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia 8:19 a.m. July 27 in Orient.

According to an Adair County Sheriff’s report, officers received a phone call regarding Neal’s possible drug use, and officers met Neal at his residence. Neal offered to show officers his room, asking officers “what kind of paraphernalia do you need, do you need a crack pipe?” Officers asked Neal if he had one, and he confirmed, opening his drawer to reveal two glass pipes commonly used for smoking marijuana. Officers attempted to seize the pipes and further examine the contents of the drawer, but Neal became difficult and tried to kick the drawer shut. Officers seized the drawer and found marijuana, rolling papers, three pipes, a pill bottle containing THC gummies and other items.

Neal was released from the Adair County Jail on his promise to appear.

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Justin Donaldson, 33, of Council Bluffs was charged on a Polk County warrant for second-offense operating while intoxicated 8:27 p.m. July 27 in Adair County.

Donaldson served the balance of his sentence in the Polk County Jail before being released.

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Samantha Bell, 30, of Grimes was charged with possession with intent to deliver and drug tax stamp violations 8:55 p.m. July 28 on Interstate 80 in Adair.

According to a report by the Iowa Department of Transportation, Bell was stopped for speeding, going 79 miles-per-hour in a 55 miles-per-hour work zone. Upon investigation, Bell was found to be in possession of over 42 grams of marijuana and did not have a tax stamp.

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

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Michael Crall, 39, 3344 270th St., Orient, was charged with two counts of domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness 3:00 a.m. Thursday at his residence.

According to an Adair County Sheriff’s report, Crall had shoved a female victim’s head through drywall, causing visible injuries to the woman’s head. During the altercation, Crall also shoved a male victim into a closet by forcing his forearm against the victim’s neck.

Crall was released from the Adair County Jail on his promise to appear.

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Charles Elkin, 30, of Fichers, Indiana was charged with first-offense operating while intoxicated 11:27 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 80.

According to an Iowa State Patrol report, officers were dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch of Interstate 80, near mile marker 74. Elkin was identified as the driver of the vehicle and was passed out, hunched over in the driver’s seat. Officers woke him up and saw a can of beer in the console of the vehicle. Elkin was observed having bloodshot, watery eyes and a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath. Elkin refused all field and breath tests.

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

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Troy Rollins Jr., 20, of Aurora, Colorado, and Savian Fisher, 22, of New Orleans, Louisiana were both charged with possession of a controlled substance 12:47 a.m. Friday on Interstate 80 in Casey.

According to an Adair County Sheriff report, Fisher was driving on Interstate 80 with Rollins Jr. as a passenger. The vehicle was pulled over for going 16 miles over the posted speed limit. When officers approached the vehicle, they noted an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. In plain view there was a clear bag containing a green, bud-like substance. Officers initiated a probable cause search and found multiple bags, canisters and other containers of marijuana from legal dispensaries in Colorado. It was estimated that the two individuals were in possession of over 400 grams of marijuana. Rollins Jr. produced a medical marijuana card from Colorado, but they were informed that the substance is still illegal to possess in Iowa.

Rollins Jr. and Fisher were both being held on $1,000 bond in the Adair County Jail.

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