News of Record: Jan. 29, 2013

Humboldt County suspect sought

HUMBOLDT – One man has been arrested and another is wanted in connection with a stolen property case just north of Humboldt.

On Dec. 4, 2012, Humboldt County deputies took a report from a man who said several pieces of electronic equipment had been stolen from his vehicle just north of Humboldt. The man said he had been assaulted during the theft.

Humboldt County Sheriff Dean Kruger said as a result of the investigation, Terry L. Kiefer, 21, of Waterloo, was arrested in Kossuth County on Sunday on charges of second-degree robbery and assault causing injury.

Kiefer is being held in the Humboldt County Jail on $11,000 bond.

Kruger said the sheriff’s department is also looking for James Michelson, 19, of Kanawha, in connection with the case. He has been charged with second-degree robbery.

Anybody with information on Michelson is asked to call the Humboldt County sheriff’s office at 332-2471.

Magistrate Court



Operating without owner’s consent – Jason J. Bringus, 35, 2702 Eighth Ave. S., No. 19, sent to District Court.

Forgery – Lindsey A. Martin, 26, 1333 S. 27th St., sent to District Court.

Domestic assault – Michael T. Payne, 30, 830 N. 21st St., sent to District Court.

Operating while intoxicated, first offense – Gordon D. Truelsen, 58, no address provided, preliminary hearing set for Feb. 15; Kyle D. Brown, 18, no address provided, sent to District Court.

Fifth-degree theft – Milissa A. Read Norman, 24, no address provided, trial set for Feb. 22.

Fourth-degree criminal mischief – Charles J. Rees, 21, no address provided, sent to District Court.

Interference with official acts – Vaneesha Mosley, no age or address provided, trial set for Feb. 22.

Police Log



TRH Gift Shop, Kimberly Christensen and Family Bowling Center each reported a theft.

A person reported lascivious acts with a child.

Kent Ulrich and Julie Ulrich each reported criminal mischief.


Jessie Fox, Julie Lumsden-Garst, Kum & Go and Joanne McEvoy each reported a theft.

Sharon Greenfield reported a burglary.

A person reported harassment.


Christopher Gordon, Goodwill, Natasha Gobeli and Kimbra Orr each reported a theft.

Patricia Gunther and Jon Klepke each reported criminal mischief.


Christ Lutheran Church and Faith Baptist Church each reported a burglary.

Walmart and Kum & Go each reported a theft.




NOLTE – Nicholas Nolte, Ankeny, and Jennifer Olson, Williams, a boy, Damien John Nolte, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Grandparents are Tom and Sherri Olson, Williams, and Roger Nolte, Wacoma.

THORSBAKKEN – Sarah and Chris, Fort Dodge, a boy, Justus Tim Thorsbakken, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Grandparents are Tom and Patti Donney, Fort Dodge, and Tim and Cathy Thorsbakken, Ames.



JENSEN – Brianne Johnson and Tucker Jensen, Crystal Lake, a boy, Owen James LeRoy Jensen, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Grandparents are Kenlee and Jessica Merry, Garner, and Clint and Wendy Jensen, Corwith. Great-grandparents are Dan and Deb Morris, Fort Dodge; Jody and Darwin Klaahsen, Humboldt; and Sandy and Tony Buns, Crystal Lake.