On March 23, 2017 at around 10:34pm, the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Walleye Drive and 260th Avenue. The vehicle was stopped for having expired registration that also did not match the vehicle. The vehicle was being operated by Mark Johnson (45) of Curlew, IA.
Johnson was placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant out of Minnesota. Upon further investigation, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.
Johnson was charged with:
- Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) – Class D Felony
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Simple Misdemeanor
The DCSO was assisted by Bob’s Repair and Tow of Spirit Lake.
All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Iowa State Patrol press release
The Iowa State Patrol investigated a two vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 150 street (A20) and 340 Ave (N-22), east of Superior Iowa, at approximately 9:18AM.
Amanda Bruender, (31) of Estherville Iowa, was northbound on N-22 driving a 2006 Nissan when she collided with a 2010 Buick driven westbound on A20 by Stephanie Egeland (46) of Estherville Iowa. Egeland was trapped inside the vehicle and was extracted by mechanical means. Both drivers were transported to Holy Family Hospital in Estherville with non-incapacitating injuries, Egeland by ambulance and Bruender by private vehicle. A child passenger in Bruender’s vehicle was also transported to Holy Family with non-incapacitating injuries. Both vehicles had an estimated $10,000 damage. Egeland was cited for failure to yield right of way.
The Iowa State Patrol was assisted on scene by the Emmet and Dickinson County Sheriff’s Offices, Superior Fire and Rescue, Milford Fire/Lakes Area Extrication unit and two LRH Ambulance crews.