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

January 1 Dustin James Kearns 32 Vinton, IA

Charge with Operating While Intoxicated 2rd Offense.

January 2 Jennifer Jo Clement 37 Garrison, IA

Charged with Driving While License Barred and Driving While License Denied, Suspended, Or Revoked.

January 3 Dylan Matthew Stratton 21 Vinton, IA

Charged with Criminal Trespass 1st Offense

Jarod James Swallom 20 Vinton, IA

Charged with Criminal Trespass 1st Offense

Juvenile Referrals

None

Four citations were issued for the Week of December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019 for Operating Non-Registered Vehicle, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, Use of Tobacco Underage, and No Valid Driver’s License.

Seventeen written warnings for offenses were issued the Week of December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019 for Failure to Possess a Valid Driver’s License While Operating a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Use Head Lamps When Required, Driving on Wrong Side of Two Way Highway, Windshield and Window Requirements, Equipment Repair, Failure to Obey Stop Sign and Yield Right of Way, Insufficient Number of Headlights, Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, Failure to Dim Headlights, Operating a Non-Registered Vehicle and Speed.

No Reported Motor Vehicle Accidents for the Week of December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019.

For the Week of December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019 – 99 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.