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 6 Hannah Michele Clair 31 Vinton, IA

Charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,

Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs

February 7 Phillip James Horak 37 Vinton, IA

Arrested on an Intrastate Warrant for Violation of Court Order on Original Charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Revocation of Probation.

Juvenile Referrals


Three citations were issued for the Week of February 5 – February 11, 2018 for Operating Non-Registered Vehicle, Reckless Driving and Speed

Four written warnings for offenses were issued the Week of February 5 – February 11, 2018 and they were for Failure to Provide Financial Liability, Equipment Repair, Failure to Obey Stop Sign and Yield Right of Way and Speed.

Three reported Motor Vehicle Accidents for the Week of February 5 – February 11, 2018.

For the Week of February 5 – February 11, 2018– 79 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.