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News of Record: Dec. 25, 2013

December 25, 2013
Messenger News

Police investigate shots fired call

The Fort Dodge Police Department is seeking information after gunshots were fired in the city Monday night.

According to a department press release, the Webster County Communications Center received multiple phone calls from people who heard shots fired in the area of Fourth Avenue North and North Eighth Street at 10:03 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found evidence that shots had been fired. Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored sedan leaving the area around the time of the calls.

On Tuesday morning, officers took a criminal mischief report at 324 N. Ninth St. Investigators said a stray bullet from the previous night had struck the house.

Investigators don't believe the house that was hit by the bullet was the target. They are working to identify the actual target.

Anyone with information on the gunshots being fired Monday night is asked to call the Police Department at 573-1426 or Webster County Crime Stoppers at 573-1444. Tips can also be sent online at wccrimestoppers.com or by texting "LEC" and the tip to 274637.

Magistrate Court

WEBSTER COUNTY

Tuesday

Driving while revoked - Mitchell W. Blair, 41, Wall Lake, preliminary hearing set for Jan. 10.

Failure to install ignition interlock device - Mitchell W. Blair, 41, Wall Lake, preliminary hearing set for Jan. 10.

Operating while suspended - Mitchell W. Blair, 41, Wall Lake, continued 180 days.

Operating a non-registered vehicle - Mitchell W. Blair, 41, Wall Lake, continued 180 days.

Domestic assault - Ariel M. Mullins, 20, 620 S. 22nd St., trial set for Jan. 9.

Public intoxication - Zachary J. Nelson, 36, 2010 Sixth Ave. N., $195.

Driving under suspension - Devon R. Kirby, 18, no address provided, $397.50 and 10 days in jail suspended.

No insurance - Devon R. Kirby, 18, no address provided, $397.50.

Registration violation - Devon R. Kirby, 18, no address provided, $87.

Arrivals

IOWA SPECIALTY

HOSPITAL

PRIME - Samantha Clingenpeel and Charles Prime, Clarion, a boy, Zaydin Jacob, Sunday, Dec. 22. 2013. Grandparents are Kathy and Phil Clingenpeel, Clarion, and Leisha and Mark Prime, Spencer. Great-grandparents are Doug and LaDonna Prime, Kellerton.

 
 

 

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