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

May 1

Holly Marie Goodenbour 27 Vinton, IA

Charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

May 2

Kevin Shawn Walton 25 Irving, TX

Charged with Public Intoxication.

May 3

Lucas Lee Hobbs 31 Holland, IA

Arrested on Intrastate Warrant for Original Charge of Larceny Theft 3rd (Grundy County).


Juvenile Referrals



No citations were issued for the Week of April 30-May 6, 2018.


Ten written warnings for offenses were issued the Week of April 30-May 6, 2018 and they were for Failure to Provide Financial Liability, Improper Brake Lights, Equipment Repair and Speed.


No reported Motor Vehicle Accidents for the Week of April 30-May 6, 2018.


For the Week of April 30-May 6, 2018– 81 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.