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 until and unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.

Adult Arrests

March 4 Dustin J. Rinderknecht 20 Van Horne

Intrastate Warrant

March 20 Kevin J. Wheeler 21 Vinton

Charged with Carrying Weapons (Serious Misdemeanor).

March 24 Guadalupe E. Murcia 38 Dysart

Charged with Theft 5th Degree (Simple Misdemeanor).

March 26 Colton J. Stewart 21 Vinton

Charged with Driving While Suspended (Simple Misdemeanor).

March 29 Edward J. Finley 39 Vinton

Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Serious Misdemeanor) and Driving While Suspended (Simple Misdemeanor).

Citation issued for Proof of Insurance.

March 30 Dennis R. Applegarth 54 Vinton

Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance – 2nd Offense (Aggravated Misdemeanor) and Public Intoxication (Simple Misdemeanor).

Juvenile Referrals

March 20 A 15 year old male was referred to Juvenile Probation for Theft 5th Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanors).

March 20 A 15 year old male and a 13 year old male were referred to Juvenile Probation for Theft 5th Degree (Simple Misdemeanor).

Nine citations were issued in March. One resulted from one state reportable traffic accidents, two for curfew violation – 1st offense, one for curfew violation – 2nd offense, and the remainder for other traffic offenses.

Nineteen written warnings were issued in March.

Seven parking/street storage/snow removal violations were issued in March.

For the month of March, 108 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.



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