The Wayne County Sheriff arrested Jerry Allen Saldana, 46, of Centerville, on a Wayne County warrant for fourth degree theft. Saldana appeared before the magistrate the following day and was released after posting $1,000 bond.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office investigated a property damage accident northeast of Humeston at 85th Street and Vale Road. A 1993 Mazda driven by Chelsey Brooke Newton, 18, of Derby was eastbound on Vale Road and a 2000 Buick LeSabre driven by Adam Lee Heston, 28, of Derby, was northbound on 85th Street when they collided in the intersection. Damage was estimated at $4,000 to Newton’s car and at $5,000 to Heston’s. Newton was issued a citation for failure to obey a stop sign.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office investigated a property damage accident on Highway 2 east of Corydon. A 1999 Dodge pickup driven by Billy Joe Gibbs, 21, of Allerton, was westbound on Highway 2 just east of 140th Street when the driver became distracted and lost control. The truck went into the south ditch, through a fence and rolled onto the passenger side. Damage to Gibbs’ vehicle was estimated at $6,000. Damage to the fence owned by Kevin Dodson, of Corydon, was listed at $1,000.
Corydon Police investigated a property damage accident on South DeKalb Street in Corydon. A 1998 Ford pickup driven by Caleb Owen Schumann, 16, of Corydon, was backing from a parking spot when it struck a parked 2007 Kia owned by Julie McKay, of Seymour. Damage to McKay’s car was estimated at $1,500. No damage was caused to Schumann’s truck.
Des Moines Police arrested Douglas Dean McAlexander, 53, of Humeston, on Wayne County warrants for second degree theft and fifth degree theft. McAlexander was transported to Corydon where he appeared before the magistrate. He is currently being held in the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bond.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office investigated a property damage accident at Highways 2 and 26. A 1999 Plymouth Voyager driven by Betty Alsie Sager, 86, of Trenton, Mo., was eastbound on Highway 2 signaling to make a left turn when it suddenly turned the opposite direction and struck a 2005 Freightliner semi-tractor driven by Randy L. Anderson, 50, of Moline, Ill. Damage was estimated at $5,000 to each vehicle.