News of Record, Feb. 21, 2014

Deputies seek info in Curlew burglary

CURLEW – Investigators in Palo Alto County are seeking information on a home burglary that happened sometime earlier this week.

According to a press release from the Palo Alto County sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a report of a house burglary in Curlew on Tuesday.

Someone broke into the unoccupied house by breaking out a window. Investigators are still trying to determine if anything had been taken from the home.

It’s believed the break-in happened between Saturday and Tuesday.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information on the burglary or any suspicious vehicles to call the office at (712) 852-3535.

Magistrate Court



Failure to comply with the sex offender registry – Jonathan Bell, 42, 2290 Mallinger Drive, preliminary hearing set for March 7.

Driving under suspension – Daniel Ball, 17, no address provided, $397.50; Xavier Hamilton, 40, no address provided, $397.50.

Probation violation – Samantha Thornton, 24, no address provided, sent to District Court; Toleka Juenger, 30, sent to District Court.

Driving under suspension, two counts – William Whytus, 34, no address provided, trial set for March 13.

Parole violation – Shawn M. White, 50, no address provided, sent to Parole Board; Michelle L. Ely, 31, no address provided, sent to Parole Board; Edward J. Brown, 23, no address provided, sent to Parole Board.

Failure to yield – Somnuk Nachampassak, 48, no address provided, trial set for March 30.

Failure to comply with safety regulation rules – Bryan Schoppe, 50, no address provided, trial set for March 13.

Operating a non-registered vehicle – Bryan Schoppe, 50, no address provided, trial set for March 13.



WHITTINGTON – Tatum Baade and Kyle Whittington, Fort Dodge, a girl, Elianna, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Grandparents are David and Kim Whittington, Thor; Tim and Tammy Baade, Gowrie; and Tina Jensen, Fort Dodge.

TILTON – Jessica and Eric, Paton, a boy, Noah Lorenz, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Grandparents are Susan and John Saathoff, Clare; Randall and Shelly Tilton, Alden; and Donna Sanchez, Fort Dodge. Great-grandparents are Donna and Richard Holst, Clare; Bill and Michele Snyder, Nauvoo, Ill.; Jim and Kathy Saathoff, Gilmore City; and Linda Anfinson, Jesup.

WALDING – Cierra and Lance, Webster City, a girl, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

FREEMAN – Andrea, Fort Dodge, a boy, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

WILSON – Andrea and Nick, Dakota City, a girl, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

MOGLER – Alyssa and Logan, a girl, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

BALUCZYNSKI – Julie and Adam, Eagle Grove, a girl, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.


WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Altman and Terrane Washington, a boy, Elijah Cameron, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Grandparents are Michelle McCaleb, Humboldt; and Danny and Angie Altman, Fort Dodge. Great-grandparents are Judity Breeden, Humboldt; and Alma Ruth Washington, Chicago, Ill.