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

January 1 Cassandra W. Holm 42 Vinton

Charged with Supplying Alcohol to Persons Under Age

(Serious Misdemeanor).

January 15 Travis W. Hansen 42 Mt. Auburn

Charged with Public Intoxication - 2nd Offense (Serious

Misdemeanor).

January 17 Mark L. Jones 36 Vinton

Intrastate Warrant

January 18 Lisa A. Bruns 50 Vinton

Charged with Driving Under Suspension (Simple

Misdemeanor).

January 19 Alex J. Midthun 24 Vinton

Violation of a No Contact Order.

January 21 Mark J. Thompson 28 Vinton

Charged with Domestic Abuse Assault (Simple

Misdemeanor), and Trespass (Simple Misdemeanor).

January 24 Gary D. Wheeler Jr. 23 Vinton

Charged with Domestic Abuse Assault Causing Injury

(Serious Misdemeanor).

January 25 James P. Matson 55 Vinton

Charged with Supplying Alcohol to Persons Under Age

(Serious Misdemeanor) and Gatherings for Use of Marijuana

(Serious Misdemeanor).

January 25 Bethany A. Linsey 20 Vinton

Assault on Peace Officer (Serious Misdemeanor), Possession of Alcohol Under Legal Age - 1st Offense

(Simple Misdemeanor), and Interference With Official Acts

(Simple Misdemeanor).

January 25 Joshua N. Randall 32 Vinton

Charged with Interference With Official Acts (Simple

Misdemeanor).

January 28 Joshua D. Forrester 24 Vinton

Charged with Burglary 3rd Degree (Class “D” Felony),

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree (Serious Misdemeanor), and

Theft 5th Degree (Simple Misdemeanor).

January 28 Cindy Lou Senner 54 Vinton

Charged with Operating While Intoxicated - 1st Offense

(Serious Misdemeanor). Citation issued for Failure to

Respond to Flashing Yellow Caution Signal.

Juvenile Referrals

January 6 A 15 year old male was referred to Juvenile Probation for Assault Causing Injury (Serious

Misdemeanor).

January 31 A 14 year old female was referred to Juvenile Probation for Assault (Simple Misdemeanor).

Seven citations were issued in January. Two resulted from two state reportable traffic accidents, one for minor using tobacco - 3rd offense, and the remainder for other traffic offenses.

Nineteen written warning were issued in January.

Three parking/street storage/snow removal violations violations were issued in January.

For the month of January, 129 complaints/calls for service were handled by the Vinton Police Department.



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