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Police Blotter

June 24th

On the afternoon of Friday, June 21, 2019 at approximately 1:10pm the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to Edwards Auto Center located at 1301 Lake Avenue in reference to a report of an adult male slumped over on the ground.

Upon arrival of police they located the male and identified him as Juan Martinez, age 39 of Storm Lake. Police allege that Martinez was highly intoxicated and tested three times the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration.

Police arrested Martinez and charged him with Public Intoxication (simple misdemeanor).

He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $300.00 bond.

 

On the afternoon of Saturday, June 22, 2019 at approximately 12:30pm the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the Tyson Pork Plant located at 1009 Richland Drive in reference to a report that a person had scaled and jumped over the plant’s security fencing and was on the plant’s property.

Upon arrival of police they met with Tyson Security who was detaining the person. Police identified the person as Juan Alvarez, age 24 of Storm Lake. Police allege that Alvarez was intoxicated and scaled the fence in order to pick up his pay check and not have to work as far as what would be required if he didn’t jump the fence.

Following an investigation the SLPD arrested Alvarez and charged him with Public Intoxication (simple misdemeanor). He was booked into the county jail on a $300.00 bond.

 

On the afternoon of Friday, June 21, 2019 at approximately 2:14pm the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 706 Geneseo Street #3 in reference to an activated smoke detector.

Upon arrival of fire fighters they determined that the smoke detector was defective which caused it to activate.

There was no fire and no damage.

The fire department was on scene for approximately 5 minutes and was assisted by the Storm Lake Police Department.

 

On the afternoon of Friday, June 21, 2019 at approximately 2:21pm the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to Liberty Hall on the campus of Buena Vista University in reference to an automated fire alarm.

Upon arrival of fire fighters it was determined that burnt food on the third floor had activated the alarm system.

There was no fire and no damage.

The fire department was on scene for approximately 10 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Storm Lake Police Department and BVU Security.