Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

April 7, 2014

Centerville Police Department


The Daily Iowegian

---- — March 17

12:06 p.m. An accident was reported in the 800 block of South 12th Street. Kaitlyn Beth Ahnen, 17, of Moulton, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on South 12th Street when Michael Lee Matkovich, 17, of Centerville, driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee was backing out of a driveway. The vehicles collided in the street. Matkovich was charged with unsafe backing. Damage to Ahnen’s vehicle was estimated at $1,500. There was no damage to Matkovich’s vehicle.

March 31

9:40 a.m. A personal injury accident was reported at the corner of South 18th Street and East Walsh Street. William Gary Phipps, 71, of Centerville, was driving a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero southbound on South 18th Street. Jacob Daniel Johnson, 29, of Centerville, was driving a 1991 Chevrolet K1500 westbound on Walsh Street. According to the accident report, Johnson stated that he was stopped at the stop sign and proceeded through the intersection. Johnson stated he did not see Phipps due to a parked semi and was unable to avoid the collision. Phipps was listed as receiving non-incapacitating injuries. A passenger in Phipps’ vehicle, Joan Betty Phipps, was also listed as injured. Johnson was cited with driving while revoked, failure to yield upon entering a highway and no insurance. Damage to Phipps’ vehicle was estimated at $2,500 and damage to Johnson’s vehicle was estimated at $100.

10:06 a.m. Jacob Daniel Johnson, 29, of Centerville, was charged at the intersection of South 18th Street and East Walsh Street with driving while revoked. He was released on his own recognizance.

9:55 p.m. Travis Spencer Rash, 30, of Centerville, was held at the Centerville Law Center on a court order.

March 31

11:11 p.m. Lavan Devon Brandt Jr., 20, of Centerville, was charged in the 500 block of North 18th Street with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

April 3

11:36 p.m. William Steven Owen, 19, of Mystic, was charged in the 800 block of East Maple Street with violation of a no contact order.

April 4

5:39 p.m. Lorrie Ann Mathews, 48, of Centerville, was charged in the 300 block of West Cottage Street with a nuisance animal.

6:04 p.m. Helen Lucine Elarton, 46, of Numa, was charged in the 23000 block of Highway 5 with fifth degree theft.

April 5

1:11 a.m. Matthew Dale Jones, 32, of Mystic, was charged at the intersection of 16th Street and East Green Street with operating while intoxicated, second offense.