All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminal

charge is merely an accusation and the Defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.

Adult Arrests

February 5 Jeremy Herman Schwarting 76 Vinton, Iowa

Charged with Theft 5th Degree.

February 7 Michael Lee Ohlendorf 34 Vinton, Iowa

Charged with Domestic Abuse – 1st Offense, Assault Causing Bodily Injury, Assault on Persons of Certain Occupation Causing Bodily Injury, Interference with Official Acts Causing Injury, Child Endangerment Causing Bodily Injury.

Joseph Clark Dedrick 29 Vinton, Iowa

Charged with Criminal Mischief, 5th Degree.

Ethan Douglas Young 27 Vinton, Iowa

Arrested on Intrastate Warrant for Failure to Appear on Original Charge of Possession of Controlled Substance – 3rd Offense.

February 9 Ladorshae Ann Mull 20 Vinton, Iowa

Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Jason Gary Cottrell 47 Vinton, Iowa

Arrested on Intrastate Warrant for Failure to Serve Mittimus on Original Charge of Assault Causing Bodily Injury.

Zachary Joshua Sweet 37 Vinton, Iowa

Arrested on Intrastate Warrant for Failure to Appear on Original Charge of Public Intoxication (Iowa County).

Juvenile Referrals

None

Two citations were issued for the Week of February 4 – February 10, 2019, for Speed.

Ten written warnings for offenses were issued the Week of February 4 – February 10, 2019, for

Defective or Unauthorized Muffler System, Insufficient Number of Headlights, Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, and Speed.

Five Reported Motor Vehicle Accidents for the Week of February 4 – February 10, 2019.

For the Week of February 4 – February 10, 2019– 83 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.

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