Jordan P. Osberg, 32, of St. Paul, Minnesota, was taken into custody 7:12 p.m. Sept. 11 at mile marker 77 of Interstate 80 eastbound on the charges of drug tax stamp violations and controlled substance violation.
According to an Adair Police at approximately 5:48 p.m. officers stopped a Chevrolet Malibu for following too close. Contact was made with the driver, identified as Osberg, who was asked to sit in the patrol vehicle while he was written a warning for the violation. While speaking with Osberg, he said the vehicle was a rental, rented by a friend. Osberg said he had flown out to California from Minnesota on Friday and did not get a flight back in time so he and friend decided to rent a car. He said he had dropped the friend off in Nebraska and was unsure how the friend would get back to Minnesota. Osberg also stated he had another friend with him he dropped off in Las Vegas.
While speaking with Osberg, his carotid artery was visibly pulsating. Osberg told officers there was nothing illegal in the vehicle but denied consent to search it. Osberg was told a K9 would be assisting at the stop. The K9 arrived at the scene, was deployed and alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search was then conducted. In the trunk of the vehicle a large duffle bag containing 19 freezer sealed packages of marijuana and a locked suitcase containing two more packages of marijuana were located. All of the packages weighed slightly over 1 pound each, totaling approximately 21 pounds of marijuana.
Osberg refused to comment to officers on the marijuana.
Osberg was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $5,000 cash or surety bond.
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Amanda M. Comly, 36, of Stuart, was taken into custody 11:05 p.m. Sept. 13 in the 200 block of SW 6th Street in Stuart on the charge of assault with bodily injury.
According to a Stuart Police report, at approximately 10:22 p.m. Comly arrived at a residence on South 6th Street, where the female victim, who is the ex-wife of the male who resides there, was, and began to argue with the victim about a previous argument they had. The victim told officers she had asked resident to have Comly leave while she was there and also stated she did not want their child at the residence while Comly was there.
The victim said Comly punched her in the mouth with a closed fist, causing her mouth to bleed. Officers observed blood on the corner of the victim’s mouth. The victim refused medical attention and requested a protection order be put in place.
Comly was located by officers a short time later behind one of the bars in Stuart. Comly told officers she and the victim had got into an argument and the victim swung first before Comly swung back and hit her.
Comly was transported to the Adair County Jail where she was released from after posting $1,000 cash or surety bond.
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Wendi N. Wright, 42, of Stuart, was taken into custody at midnight Sept. 14 on an Adair County warrant for the charge of violation of probation.
According to an Iowa Department of Correctional Services report, on March 18 Wright was sentenced to 365 days jail time for a conviction of possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine, first offense, which was partially suspended with one year of probation.
Wright violated the terms of her probation when she failed to make any payments toward court and supervision fees, was unsuccessfully discharged Aug. 29 from treatment for non-compliance, missed a July 25 phone appointment with probation and tested positive for amphetamine and methamphetamine use June 1 and July 13.
Wright was transported to the Adair County Jail where she was released from after posting $1,000 cash only bond.
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Elmer L. Donaldson, 55, of Des Moines, was taken into custody 9 a.m. Sept. 15 at Highway 92 and Trenton Avenue in Greenfield on the charge of driving while license is denied/revoked.
According to an Iowa State Patrol report, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 a 2007 Jeep Liberty was stopped for traveling 68 mph in a 55 mph zone. Contact was made with the driver, identified as Donaldson, who had a valid Wisconsin license but was revoked in Iowa for an OWI.
Donaldson was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $1,000 cash or surety bond.
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Kamron D. Polk, 29, of Oakwood, Ohio, was taken into custody 7:54 a.m. Sept. 16 on White Pole Road and Afton Avenue on the charge of possession of a controlled substance - marijuana, first offense.
According to an Iowa State Patrol report, at approximately 7:13 a.m. a 2019 Volkswagen Atlas was stopped for traveling 71 mph in a 55 mph zone. When contact was made with the driver, identified as Polk, who rolled down his window to speak to troopers, smoke rolled out of the vehicle. The odor of marijuana was detected and dispensary bought packets of marijuana blunts were in the center console of the vehicle. Polk handed the packages to law enforcement after being asked to. He stated he had last smoked marijuana two to three hours prior. Field sobriety testing was conducted but inconclusive.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted during which more packaged blunts, a zip-loc baggie containing a green leafy substance and a small satchel contained a large amount of dispensary purchased marijuana was located, as well as a small digital scale and two smoke trays.
Later, while doing inventory of the vehicle before tow, a large quantity of dispensary purchased marijuana with THC chocolate bars, two large air sealed bags full of a dried green leafy substance and vape pens, were found in a bag in the trunk of the vehicle. Located in the bag with the marijuana was $2,250 in US currency.
Polk was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $1,000 cash or surety bond.
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Amanda M. Comly, 36, of Stuart, was taken into custody 12:15 p.m. Sept. 16 at SW 5th and South Western streets in Stuart on the charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine, third or subsequent offense.
According to a Stuart Police report, a 2000 Jeep Cherokee without license plates was observed eastbound on SW 6th Street. A traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with the driver, identified as Comly, who was unable to provide officers with insurance for the vehicle and was found to be “suspended disqualified.” Officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted, during which multiple glass smoking devices containing burnt white residue were located as well as a digital scale with residue which field tested positive for methamphetamine, were located. Comly has two prior convictions for possession of a controlled substance in 2019.
She was transported to the Adair County Jail where she was released from after posting $5,000 cash or surety bond. She was issued citations for no valid drivers license, failure to provide proof of financial liability and operating a non-registered vehicle.