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Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 10:44 a.m. CDT

Tyler Wayne Kimball, 20, 504 N. Elm St., was charged on two Brookings, S.D. warrants and possession of marijuana 2 p.m. Friday at Union County Law Enforcement Center.

According to a Creston Police report, officers were dispatched to Sheldon Avenue in reference to a male and female subject arguing. Upon arrival, the male subject ran away. The description given was a male with brown hair wearing blue jeans, blue shirt and white sunglasses. While in the area, officers located a subject matching the description near the railroad by Russell Street. Officers detained the subject and asked if he had anything illegal on him. The male, identified as Kimball, said he had a bag of marijuana in his front right pocket. He was then advised he was going to be charged. Further checking identified Kimball had a warrant out of South Dakota.

Kimball was being held in Union County Jail for Union County awaiting extradition to South Dakota.

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Tiffany Mick, 26, 504 N. Elm St., was charged on a Brookings, S.D. warrant and possession of paraphernalia 2:20 p.m. Friday at Hy-Vee, 600 Sheldon Ave.

According to a Creston Police report, officers were called to a report of a verbal domestic 1:50 p.m. in the area of the 600 block of Sheldon Avenue. When officers arrived, they made contact with the subject and asked to see her identification. She was identified as Mick and found to have a warrant out of South Dakota and was charged for that warrant. Officers did a search and found two marijuana pipes in her purse and two containers containing marijuana residue.

Mick was being held in Ringgold County Jail for Union County awaiting extradition to South Dakota.

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Laura Sturdy, 46, of Orient was charged with third-degree burglary and illegal possession of prescription drugs 12:22 a.m. today at Union County Law Enforcement Center.

According to a Creston Police report, officers were dispatched to 404 S. Mulberry St. for a suspicious person walking around the residence when no one was supposed to be there. Officers saw a woman come out of the house and walk straight to her car without wanting to talk to the officers. Officers stopped her before she could leave and identified her as Sturdy. Sturdy was questioned on scene and asked what she was doing there. Sturdy said she was went to check on the house. Officers asked for the owner’s phone number and where the owner worked, which Sturdy was unable to answer. Officers found a pry bar and flower cutters inside the front door. Sturdy admitted to breaking the lock and going inside.

Before being transported to Union County Law Enforcement Center, officers searched Sturdy to make sure she didn’t have anything on her to harm herself. Officers searched Sturdy’s purse and found pill bottles that were not prescribed to her. Inside one of the bottles were 17 pills of Ambien CR, 12.5 mg, that was not prescribed to Sturdy. Inside another pill bottle were 13 pills of clonazepam, 1 mg. Inside another pill bottle were five acetaminophen and oxycodone, 500 mg. Officers also found a tin containing three pills of zolpidem tartrate extended release, 12.5 mg, and 13 and a-half pills of zolpidem.

Officers transported Sturdy to Union County Law Enforcement Center to fill out a statement. Another officer went to the apartment where Joe Johnson, the owner of the house, was. Officers asked if Sturdy had permission to enter the house. Johnson said he had never given Sturdy permission. Officers also asked Jill Johnson, the owner’s sister, who said she never gave Sturdy permission to enter the house.

Sturdy was released on $5,000 bond.

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Frederick Ray Jones, 43, of Indianola, was charged on a Union County warrant for original charges of seven counts of forgery 1 a.m. today at Union County Law Enforcement Center.

According to a Creston Police report, officers began an investigation into forgery activity in Creston 2:30 p.m. March 2. Officers conducted a traffic stop on an orange 1995 Ford Econoline and identified the driver to be Jones. Jones did not have proof of valid insurance on the vehicle. A business reported the male driver uttered a check which had been altered an on an account from a bank located in Arizona to a female account holder. Jones could not provide proof of right to utter, sign or possess the checks. Jones was the only occupant of the vehicle and provided inconsistent statements about the checks. Jones was charged with possession of stolen property. The vehicle was impounded and inventoried. Items seized from the vehicle included the checkbook, belonging to Jane Riley, which was confirmed to be stolen.

During the investigation, Jones was identified by employees as the subject who altered and uttered Arizona check # 12— to Farm and Home for merchandise in the amount of $352.83 12 p.m. Feb. 2, Arizona check #12— to Farm and Home for merchandise in the amount of $496.11 12 p.m. Feb. 2, Arizona check #1233 to Akin Building Center for merchandise in the amount of $585.59 3 p.m. Feb. 28, Arizona check #1237 to True Value for merchandise in the amount of $176.68 8:11 a.m. March 1, Arizona check #1238 to Farm and Home for merchandise in the amount of $730.93 12 p.m. March 1, Arizona check #1235 to True Value with no purchase amount and not having been uttered or passed 1:30 p.m. March 2, and Arizona check #1240 to Akin Building Center for merchandise in the amount of $855.98 1:49 p.m. March 2.

Jones was being held in Union County Jail on $40,000 bond.

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Tyler Mood, 613 N. Elm St., reported a rock came through a window of his residence 12:41 a.m. Sunday.

Damage estimate is $120.

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