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Jesus Maldonado, 27; Johnny Negrete, 26 and Ramon Reyes, 27, all of Chicago, Illinois, were taken into custody 8:13 p.m. May 23 and charged with five counts of possession of a controlled substance, first offense - heroin, cocaine, MDMA (ecstasy), marijuana and psilocybin (hallucinogenic) mushrooms.

According to an Adair Police report, at approximately 7:40 p.m. officers stopped a 2021 Nissan on Interstate 80 eastbound near mile marker 76 for traveling 75 mph in a 70 mph zone. Contact was made with the driver, identified as Reyes, and passengers, identified as Negrete and Maldonado, and a strong odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle.

The officer told all of the occupants probable cause existed to search the vehicle due to the odor. Reyes then reached down on the drivers door and grabbed a handful of pre-rolled joints and gave them to the officer, who informed them the vehicle would still need to be searched.

During the search officers located multiple packages of marijuana edibles in the center of the back seat, a large bag containing two bags of a green leafy substance, identified as marijuana; baggie of a white powder substance, which field tested positive for cocaine; small bag containing a dark powder substance, which field tested positive for heroin; a bag containing what officers believed to be psilocybin mushrooms and another small bag containing two pills cut in half, which field tested positive for MDMA, were located.

The men were asked who was the owner of the bag where the drugs were located, and all stated they smoked marijuana but knew nothing about the other drugs found, and they had just come back from a music festival so the bag could have been someone else’s.

Reyes, Maldonado and Negrete were transported to the Adair County Jail where they were released from after each posted $1,000 cash or surety bond.

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Lee Goll, 36, of Stuart, was charged May 26 with three counts of contempt - violation of a protective order, while incarcerated in the Adair County Jail.

According to an Adair County report, May 25 jail staff notified deputies of a possible violation of a protective order by Goll for phone calls he made 2:56 p.m. May 21, 2:27 p.m. May 23 and 6:31 p.m. May 25 from the jail.

Deputies reviewed recordings of each call and all were made to a female, believed to be listed as a protected party in an active Adair County protective order against Goll. During the call made May 21, Goll spoke with a male party also listed as a protected party on the order.

Deputies called the number Goll contacted and the female protected party answered. She told deputies Goll had called the number but spoke with a different female not with her. When Goll was asked who the saved contact information belonged to, he admitted it was the female protected party.

Goll pled guilty to the charges and was sentenced to serve seven days in the Adair County Jail.

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David Reeves, 37, of Stuart, was taken into custody May 24 by Stuart Police Department on the charges of contempt - violation of a protective order and criminal mischief, fourth degree.

According to a Stuart Police report, at approximately 12:20 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of South Gaines Street in Stuart for a welfare check. A family member requested a welfare check and claimed a window had been broken out by his brother identified as Reeves and said his mother was possibly injured.

When officers arrived they spoke with the female, who is a protected party in an active protection order against Reeves. She stated one hour earlier, Reeves had asked her for an electric shaver through the bathroom window. She handed him the shaver through the window and they began arguing. She told Reeves he was not allowed there and told him to leave, shutting the window. After closing the window, she watched Reeves punch it causing it to break.

Reeves was transported to the Adair County Jail and held on $1,000 cash only bond.

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Dianna Ricketts, 54, of Perry, was taken into custody 7:42 p.m. May 21 in Perry on an Adair County warrant for the charge of violation of probation.

According to an Iowa Department of Correctional Services report, on Oct. 4, 2021, Ricketts was sentenced to two years probation on a controlled substance violation conviction in Adair County. Ricketts violated the terms of probation on March 31 when a saliva test indicated methamphetamine use which Ricketts denied, and admitted marijuana use, which the test did not indicate. On May 3, Ricketts entered into a court ordered residential treatment facility. Probation was notified May 4 she had completed detox and was offered an inpatient bed but refused and left the program facility against staff advice.

Ricketts was transported to Adair County Jail and held on $10,000 cash or surety bond.