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News of Record: Sept. 30, 2012

September 30, 2012
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FD man charged with sexual assault

A Fort Dodge man, Thomas Gordon Strain, 41, of 1005 S. 17th St, made his initial appearance Saturday morning in Webster County Magistrate Court on three felony charges of sexual abuse.

Strain is charged with two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and one count of second-degree sexual assault.

According to the complaints, Strain is alleged to have sexually abused a 14-year-old on or about July 30 or 31 at 1005 S. 17th St. and on the same date and location, committed the same offense on another child, this one under 12 years of age.

Magistrate Steve Kersten set bond at $10,000 for each third-degree charge and $25,000 for the second-degree charge.

Strain is scheduled for an Oct. 17 preliminary hearing in Webster County District Court.

The third-degree charges are a Class C felony and a Class C forcible felony. The second-degree charge is a Class B forcible felony.

Magistrate Court

WEBSTER COUNTY

Saturday

Driving while barred - Jerad Hayes, 35, 1519 Eighth Ave. N., preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 18.

No insurance - Jerad Hayes, 35, 1519 Eighth Ave. N., continued 180 days. Brandon Walstrom, 30, 2650 Third Ave. N., trial scheduled for Oct. 18; Lucas Myers, 21, 1781 Becker Drive, continued 180 days; Taylor Tharp, 22, 1302 Second Ave. N., $397.50; Christopher Ahrends, 22, 1417 Second Ave. N., continued 180 days.

Violation of parole - Brandon Walstrom, 30, 2650 Third Ave. N., transferred to Parole Board.

Driving under suspension - Brandon Walstrom, 30, 2650 Third Ave. N., trial scheduled for Oct. 18; Coby Black, 25, 1149 Third Ave. N.W., continued 180 days; Taylor Tharp, 22, 1302 Second Ave. N., $397.50 and 30 days on jail suspended.

Failure to stop at railroad crossing - Brandon Walstrom, 30, 2650 Third Ave. N., trial scheduled for Oct. 18; Coby Black, 25, 1149 Third Ave. N.W., continued 180 days.

Possesion of a controlled substance, marijuana - Coby Black, 25, 1149 Third Ave. N.W., transferred to District Court.

Possesion of drug paraphernalia - Coby Black, 25, 1149 Third Ave. N.W., continued 180 days.

Public intoxication - Michael Dorothy, 35, Lehigh. $195.

Driving while revoked - Lucas Myers, 21, 1781 Becker Drive, preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 18; Christopher Ahrends, 22, 1417 Second Ave. N., preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 18.

Operating a non-registered vehicle - Lucas Myers, 21, 1781 Becker Drive, continued 180 days.

Resisting arrest - Dominick Altman, 29, 838 Ninth Ave. S.W., preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 19.

Assault - Joshua Coleman, 22, Otho, preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 25.

 
 

 

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