Police bust drinking party

Published 9:51 am Thursday, July 5, 2012

One person was arrested for a social host violation and six people were cited for underage drinking after police received a call at 2:06 a.m. today of at least 30 people both inside and outside drinking and partying at 509 E. Fifth St., according to reports.

Among those cited was Brianna Nicole Meyer, 20, for social host violation, underage drinking and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Makenzie Ann Johnson, 19, was cited for underage drinking and giving false information to a police officer.

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Also cited was Perry Bernard Kirsch, 19, Cody Baines Johnson, 19, Erin Katherine Brick, 20, and Shinead Christine Cunningham, 20, for underage drinking.


2 injured in minor crash

Two people suffered minor injuries Tuesday night after a woman reportedly struck their vehicle from behind on North Broadway Avenue near the intersection with Water Street.

Teresa Marie Raatz, 36, and Dennis Lee Raatz, 39, were reportedly southbound on Broadway Avenue stopped at the pedestrian stop near Water Street when another car behind them, driven by Priscilla Ann Valenzuela, 38, reportedly struck the car from behind. Police stated Valenzuela was reportedly looking for her child at Merriam’s Carnival, to the west, which was in the North Broadway Avenue parking lot.

According to police, Valenzuela was cited for driving after revocation and no proof of insurance.


1 arrested for DWI

Police arrested Derreck James Zirbes, 38, for third-degree driving while intoxicated, child endangerment and no proof of insurance after a traffic stop near the intersection of West Clark Street and North Washington Avenue at 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, according to reports.


Van broken into

A Ford Windstar van was reported broken into sometime overnight Wednesday while parked in the driveway of 602 Giles Place, according to police.


Possible crash at state park

There were early reports of an automobile crash with a minor injury at Myre-Big Island State Park on Tuesday night. However, sheriff’s logs for recent days were unavailable for review this morning. That means information about incidents the Sheriff’s Office responded to over recent days also is unavailable.