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

August 4 Robert Lee Hotchkiss 45 Vinton, IA

Charged with Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense

Juvenile Referrals

August 2 14-year-old male juvenile referral for Domestic Assault Causing Bodily Injury.

Three citations were issued for the Week of July 30 – August 5, 2018, for Operating Non-Registered Vehicle and Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability.

Twelve written warnings for offenses were issued the Week of July 30 – August 5, 2018 and they were for Failure to Use Head Lamps When Required, Failure to Possess Valid Driver’s License While Operating a Motor Vehicle, Improper Registration Plate Lamp, Equipment Repair, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, Operation of Motor Vehicle With Expired License and Speed.

No reported Motor Vehicle Accident for the Week of July 30 – August 5, 2018.

For the Week of July 30 – August 5, 2018 – 61 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.