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Kimberly Bloom, 38, of Corning, was taken into custody at 9:33 p.m. July 26, in Adair on the charges of interference with official acts, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft - third degree and possession of a controlled substance - marijuana second offense.

According to an Adair Police report, at approximately 9 p.m. an Adair officer was on routine patrol when he heard a woman scream from the Dollar Store parking lot. That woman was a cashier of the store who was yelling for police assistance because a customer, identified as Bloom, was attempting to leave the parking lot with $846.55 worth of items after her form of payment was declined. According to the cashier, after her card was declined, Bloom loaded all of the items into her vehicle and became very aggressive toward the cashier. The two other occupants of the vehicle, were told by law enforcement that everything needed to be taken back into the store, at which time Bloom went into the store and continued to cause problems. Officers instructed Bloom to sit in the truck and calm down. While speaking with Bloom, a socket in a glass ashtray that appeared to contain marijuana was observed by officers in plain view. While officers asked the driver about it, Bloom admitted that she had brought it with her in the vehicle. Officers placed one handcuff on Bloom and she pulled away attempting to interfere with the arrest. At that time, the officer swept Bloom’s leg taking her to the ground, to finish placing handcuffs on her. Bloom kicked the officer several times in the chest and was left on the ground handcuffed to calm down before she was placed in the patrol unit.

Bloom was transported to the Adair County Jail where she was released from after posting $3,000 cash or surety bond.

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Raymond Davis, 41, of Creston, was taken into custody at 3 p.m. July 27, for an Adair County warrant for the charge of failure to appear.

According to an Adair County District Court document, Davis failed to appear for a hearing in August 2017 or file paperwork showing that he had completed a court ordered jail sentence as required. A warrant was issued for his arrest on Aug. 10, 2017.

Davis was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was taken to appear before the court on the charge and was released from custody when the charge was dismissed by the court with prejudice.

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Darnell Martin, 24, of Fort Dodge, was taken into custody at 7:56 p.m. July 28, on 5th Street in Adair for the charges of possession of a controlled substance - marijuana second offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to an Adair Police report, officers were dispatched to Relax Inn and Suites to investigate a strong odor of marijuana coming from a room. When officers arrived on scene they were able to detect the odor in the hallway which got stronger as they neared the suspected room. Officers knocked on the room door and a male, identified as Martin, answered. When the room door was opened, officers advised the marijuana odor became very strong. Martin was asked by officers about the odor and gave officers a bong used to smoke marijuana from. He told officers that the bong and it’s contents were all he had on him. As officers and Martin walked to his patrol unit, he was asked again if he had anything else on him that would be considered illegal. At that time he handed officers a pen used to smoke marijuana wax.

Martin was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $1,000 cash or surety bond.

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John Pace Jr., 51, of Creston, was taken into custody at 9:23 p.m. July 28, on two Adair County warrants. The first warrant for the charge of failure to appear on the original charges of driving while barred and possession of controlled substance - marijuana first offense; the second, for the charges of driving while barred and eluding.

According to an Adair County report, at approximately 12:29 a.m. July 11, an Adair County Deputy observed a motorcycle with a single rider drive through the intersection of 310th Street and Henry A. Wallace Road, failing to stop at the posted stop sign. The deputy activated his emergency lights and attempted to stop the motorcycle that was south bound on Henry A. Wallace Road. At that time, the deputy reported hearing the motorcycle get louder, indicating that it was accelerating. The emergency siren was activated in a continued attempt to stop the motorcycle but visual was lost on it when it went over a hill. Unable to see or hear the motorcycle, deputies circled back to look for it and located the motorcycle in the east ditch of Henry A. Wallace Road and 320th Street. The motorcycle had no plates on it and was impounded. Later, a witness contacted Adair County and provided a written statement indicating Pace was the operator. Pace has license status of barred. He was additionally issued citations for: failure to display plate, failure to maintain control, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to obey traffic control device.

According to Adair County District Court documents, Pace was scheduled to appear July 22 for a pretrial hearing on charges stemming from a May 7 arrest in Adair County but did not appear as ordered.

Pace was transported to Adair County Jail and held on $4,000 cash or surety bond.

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Justin A. Robertson, 42, of Greenfield, was taken into custody at 6:25 p.m. July 28, on an Adair County warrant for the charge of failure to appear on the original charge of possession of a controlled substance - marijuana, second offense.

According to an Adair County District Court document, Robertson was scheduled to appear before the court July 22 and failed to appear as ordered.

Robertson was transported to Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $1,000 cash or surety bond.

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Joe R. Jackson, 21, of Creston, was taken into custody 1:48 a.m. July 30 at Broad and Division streets in Orient on the charge of OWI, first offense.

According to an Adair County Sheriff’s report, at approximately 12:54 a.m. while traveling west on Division Street, a deputy observed a pickup that was turning east off South Oak Street onto Division Street. When turning, the pickup drove into the west bound land, forcing the deputy to come to a complete stop to avoid a head on collision before the driver of the truck moved to the appropriate east bound lane. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Jackson and immediately detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from his person. When asked how much he had had to drink, Jackson responded “Enough”. Jackson was ran through field sobriety testing and consented to provide a breath sample for PBT testing. After deputy observations, indicated clues of impairment and a PBT result of a BrAC of over .08%, Jackson was transported to the Adair County Sheriff’s Office where he consented to provide a test sample for Datamaster testing. The test result indicated a BrAC of .155%.

Jackson was cited at released on a summons to appear.

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Tad Haskins, 36, of Atlantic, was taken into custody 8:57 p.m. July 30 on Interstate 80 near Adair on the charge of OWI, first offense and cited for open container.

According to an Adair County Sheriff’s report, a broadcast was made by State Radio in reference to a blue Chevrolet truck near mile marker 73 of I80 that was possibly drinking and driving and was all over the road. An officer in the immediate area was able to quickly locate the reported truck and followed behind it briefly, during which time the truck was observed crossing over the fog line several times. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, identified as Haskins, from the passenger side of the truck. While speaking with Haskins, officers observed an open, half full bottle of Bud Light and a partial six pack with two missing and two full bottles in addition to the open bottle in the rear seat of the truck. Haskins was observed to appear confused while locating his information for officers and a strong odor of alcoholic beverage was coming from the vehicle. Haskins reportedly told officers that he had consumed seven beers. Officers performed field sobriety testing which provided several clues of impairment. After observing Haskins for the required 15 minutes, a PBT test was given which showed a BrAC of .12%. Haskins made arrangements for his vehicle to be picked up before being transported to Adair County Jail, where he provided a specimen sample for Datamaster testing. That test result indicated a BrAC of .107%.

Haskins was booked in Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $1,000 cash or surety bond.

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Adair County Sheriff’s Office reported that three inmates were temporarily held for Guthrie County while River Ruckus was being held to free up space, if needed, in the Guthrie County Jail.