News of Record: June 4, 2013

Fort Dodge man gets assault charge

Mark Allen Mendenhall, of 702 First Ave. S. in Fort Dodge was charged Saturday morning with one count of assault while participating in a felony and one count of felony escape from custody.

According to the complaint, Mendenhall attempted to escape from custody while being treated at Trinity Regional Medical Center’s emergency department Friday afternoon. He was apprehended on Avenue C and he is accused of scratching and clawing a member of Trinity’s staff.

Magistrate William Thatcher set bail at $5,000 on each charge and scheduled a preliminary hearing in Webster County District Court for June 7.

Each charge is a Class

D felony.

Magistrate Court


Possession of drug paraphernalia – Tyler Vandivier, 19, 1603 Third Ave. N., $455.

Failure to have valid driver’s license -Tyler Vandivier, 19, 1603 Third Ave. N., $330.

Failure to wear seat belt – Tyler Vandivier, 19, 1603 Third Ave. N. $127.50.

Violation of parole – Bradley Allen, 50, 1127 Fourth Ave. N., transferred to District Court.

Violation of probation – Brad Gully, 39, 912 N. 15th St., transferred to District Court.

Public intoxication – Tiffany Blair, 18, 2000 S. 13th St., $195; Clay Hoffman, 28, Jefferson, $195; Adrianna Trevino, 20, 1242 Fifth Ave. N., $195; Curtis Little, 49, no address listed, $195.

Interference with official acts – Clay Hoffman, 28, Jefferson, $397.50.




CALDEIRA – Jeremy and Jennifer, Fort Dodge, a girl, Thursday, May 5, 2013.

WOLF VANDERHEIDEN – James and Siera, Fort Dodge, a boy, Thursday, May 5, 2013.



FOVAL – Amber and William, Fort Dodge, a girl, Maelynn Grace Foval, Saturday, June 1, 2013. Grandparents are William and Judy Vlietstra, and Pat Hansen, all of Orange City; and Bruce Foval, of Fort Dodge. Great-grandparents are Georgia Whitehouse, Gruver; and Hermina Amoroso, New Hampton.


NORINE – Brian and Katie, Gowrie, a girl, Kiley Ann Norine, Friday, May 24, 2013. Grandparents are Kim and Linda Martin, Somers; Gregg and Martha Norine, Gowrie. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Beverly Martin, Fort Dodge; Raymond Norine, Gowrie; and the late Sherry Parks, Moorland.

KRUSE – Herm and Alisa, Petersburg, Mich., a boy, Logan Jack Kruse, Friday, May 17, 2013. Grandparents are Tim and Rhoda Castiglia, Kentwood, Mich. Great-grandparents are the Rev. G.L. and Gloria Milbrath, Fort Dodge; and Sharon Kruse, Dundee, Mich.