Appanoose County Sheriff’s activity report
Feb. 10-Feb. 21
Civil papers processed, 65; harassments, 4; disturbances, 4; traffic stops, 16; motorist assists, 6; animal complaints, 3; warrants, served, 1; traffic complaints, 3; suspicion, person, vehicles, 8; thefts, 1; welfare checks, 4; traffic hazards, 1; accidents, property, damage, 4; accidents, personal injuries, 1; thefts, alarms, burglaries, 2; ambulances requested, 4; trespassing, 2; fires, controlled burns, grass, 15; assaults, 2; assaults, domestic, 3; lost property, 1; drugs, 1; thefts, stolen property, 2; civil matters, 1; extra patrols requested, 1; contempt, 1; contacts, 275; total miles patrolled, 3,507; inmates booked into jail, 21; jail population, 18.
6:27 p.m. An accident was reported at 233rd Avenue and state Highway 5. Randy Alan Curran, 45, of St. Louis, Mo., was driving a Ford Econoline E150 south when a deer entered the road and was struck and killed. No injuries and no charges were filed. Damage was estimated at $2,500.
8:05 a.m. An accident was reported at 195th Avenue and 555th Street. Heather Leigh Belloma, 41, of Centerville, was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer north when she lost control, entered the ditch on the east side of the road, then rolled the vehicle on to its top striking a fence and a road sign in the process. No injuries were reported. Belloma was cited with failure to have a valid driver’s license. Damage was estimated at $3,500. Damage to the sign owned by Appanoose County was estimated at $178 and the fence owned by Craig Houser was estimated at $25.
10:25 a.m. An accident was reported at state Highway 5 and West Terra Vista. Rachel June Niles, 24, of Moravia, was driving a 2002 Ford Windstar van north when she lost control due to the snow covered road, crossed the centerline at west Terra Vista Drive before going down the embankment and coming to rest in the ditch. She was listed with non-incapacitating injuries and transported to Mercy Medical. No charges were filed. Passenger Brenda Kay Niles, 48, of Moravia, was listed with possible injuries and transported to Mercy Medical. Damage was estimated at $2,500.
11:08 a.m. An accident was reported at Walnut Street and North Main Street. Rodger William Thomas, 45, of Numa, was driving a 2006 Hyundai west on Walnut and lost control due to the snow covered road. The vehicle struck the guardrail along the west side of North Main Street. Thomas left the scene and called the sheriff’s office. No injuries were reported. No charges were filed. Damage was estimated at $4,500.