Kevin Y. Gonzalez Acevedo, 21, of Des Moines, was taken into custody 10:22 p.m. Nov. 21, near mile marker 78 of Interstate 80 eastbound, on the charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance - marijuana, second offense and failure to affix drug tax stamp.
According to an Adair Police report, at approximately 9:02 p.m., officers observed a Honda Civic near mile marker 76 without a rear license plate, traveling 76 mph in a 70 mph zone.
A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, identified as Gonzalez. While speaking with him, officers detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana and noticed a cup in the center console containing what appeared to be burnt joints.
Gonzalez was found to have a suspended drivers license. Both the driver and passenger were removed from the vehicle and a probable cause search was conducted.
While searching the vehicle, officers located a large paper sack with multiple packages of marijuana from a dispensary and receipts in Gonzalez’s name as purchaser. A grinder and digital scale with marijuana residue on it were located in the center dash area. In total, approximately 94 grams of marijuana was found in the Honda.
Gonzalez was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting $6,500 cash or surety bond.
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Juan Colin Urbina, 30, of Des Moines, was taken into custody 3:45 a.m. Nov. 23, at mile marker 88 of Interstate 80 westbound, on the charge of OWI, first offense. He was cited for no valid operators license and speeding.
According to a Stuart Police report, at approximately 3:09 a.m. officers located a Honda Accord matching the description of a reported possible intoxicated or tired driver near the 93 mile marker. Officers followed the vehicle and observed it cross the center line and fog line multiple times and travel at inconsistent speeds ranging from 55 mph to 85 mph.
A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, identified as Urbina. Urbina advised officers he did not speak English and did not have a driver’s license. An odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected coming from Urbina’s person.
Through Google Translate, Urbina was asked how much alcohol he had consumed, he stated he had four or five drinks. Urbina consented to field sobriety testing, which indicated multiple clues of impairment. A PBT test result indicated a BrAC of .186%.
Urbina was transported to the Adair County Jail where he was released from after posting a $2,500 cash or surety bond.