Car / Deer Accident

 

 

On 07-23-15 at around 9:25 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car / deer accident in the 4900 block of 280th St. east of Graettinger. A 2000 Ford Mustang owned and driven by David George Olesen of Fenton was heading east in the above location when he struck a deer that entered the roadway from the south ditch. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1500 to the passenger front side. No injuries were reported in this accident.

 

 

Accident – Car/Deer

On 07/23/2015 at approximately 2:14 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a one vehicle accident in the 4100 block of 360th Street. Upon investigation it was determined that a 2015 GMC Canyon driven by Justin Victor Malm of Emmetsburg was traveling eastbound on 360th Street when he struck a deer that had entered the roadway from the north ditch. Damage to the GMC is estimated at $6,500.00. No injuries were reported on scene.    

10-50 PD

On 7/20/15 at approximately 8:40 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a mail delivery truck that had backed into the Curlew Post Office. As Leland Dean Paterson, of Dakota City was backing a 2009 International box truck up to the rear of the Curlew Post Office, the top of the truck collided with the rear porch roof on the building, causing the porch roof to fall in. Damge to the roof was estimated at $1500.00. There was no damage to the truck. No citations were issued due to private property.

Accident

On Saturday, July 18th, 2015, at approximately 10:13 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a single vehicle accident in the 4800 block of 380th Street. Following an investigation into the incident, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined that Julynn Hesebeck, 16, of Emmetsburg was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer westbound in the 4800 block of 380th Street. Hesebeck lost control of the vehicle and the vehicle began to pull to the north shoulder. Hesebeck then over corrected in an attempt to gain control of the vehicle. Hesebecks vehicle slid sideways and entered the north ditch. Once entering the north ditch, the vehicle rolled once before coming to rest on the drivers side doors. There was an estimated $3000.00 damage done to the Chevrolet Blazer. Hesebeck and another passenger in the vehicle were transported by private vehicle to seek medical attention. Two other occupants in the vehicle did not seek medical attention. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office cited Hesebeck for failure to maintain control of the vehicle, which is a simple misdemeanor. 

Car vs Deer Accident

 On 7/19/2015 at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car vs. deer accident in the 5000 block of 460th Ave. It was determined that a 2013 Jeep owned and being driven by Nathan Lloyd Franksain, age 28 of Slater, IA, was southbound on 460th Ave in the 5000 block when a deer emerged from the east ditch. As this deer entered the roadway, the Franksain vehicle made contact with the deer causing $2000.00 in damages to the Franksain vehicle. There were no injuries reported in the accident.        

Arrest

On Saturday, July 18, 2015, at approximately 5:05 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kimberley Priester, 47, of Estherville on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for contempt of court. The warrant stems from an original charge of possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense, an aggravated misdemeanor. Priester was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident. Priester was unable to post $750.00 bond, and was booked in to await an initial appearance before a magistrate.

Single Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday July 15, 2015 at approximately 9:00pm the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to a single vehicle accident where two people were injured. Deputies arrived on scene at 9:12pm to find a 1955 Chevy Belaire driven by Alan Leslie Fay of Emmetsburg in the east ditch in the 4400 block of 420th Av. Fay was heading south in the above location when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch. The vehicle hit the embankment and spun around ejecting both him and his passenger, Carissa Kay Fay.

 

Alan Fay was checked out on scene by the ambulance and was not transported. Carissa Fay was taken by ambulance to the Palo Alto County Hospital for possible non life threatening injuries. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at approximately $2000. Alan Fay was charged with violation of the conditions of a restricted license, operating a non registered vehicle, failure to prove insurance-accident related, failure to maintain control, and failure to wear a safety belt.

 

Assisting the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office at the scene were the Emmetsburg Fire Department and the Emmetsburg Ambulance services.

Accident

On 07/14/2015 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s was called to investigate a two vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 560th Avenue and 475th Street. Upon investigation it was determined that a 1997 Chevy C2500 driven by Andrew Blauer of West Bend was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of 560th Avenue and 475th Street, waiting to make a left hand turn on 475th Street when he was struck from the rear by a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by Allan Lee Minkler Jr. of Pocahontas. The Minkler vehicle struck the rear passenger side of the Bleuer vehicle and continued through the T-intersection coming to rest in the south ditch. Damage to the Chevy is estimated at $2,000.00 and damage to the Ford is estimated at $6,000.00. No injuries were reported on scene. Minkler was cited for following too closely.      

Arrest Warrant Served

On 7-14-15 at 12:15 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18 year old Andrey Plantz of Rolfe, Iowa on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for theft in the 2nd Degree, a class “D” felony. This arrest stemmed from a complaint of a stolen 2012 Polaris Ranger from Curlew on the 24th of April. Plantz was not able to post the $9750.00 cash only bond and was jailed.

Arrest Warrant Served

On 7-13-2015 at 11:30, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested 57 year old Ronald Moriarty of Renwick, Ia. on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for Probation Violation. Moriarty was unable to post the $5000.00 bond and was subsequently transported from Humboldt to Palo Alto County and was jailed.