Thursday, September 10, 2020

Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests 9-9-20

On September 9, 2020 at around 6:55pm, the DCSO conducted a traffic stop in the 1700 block of M56 (260th Ave).

Angela Rinkoski (44) was placed under arrest for driving while suspended.  Upon further investigation, it was determined that there were illegal drugs in the vehicle.  Rinkoski was charged with four counts of driving while suspended, expired registration, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, possession with the intent to deliver, and failure to affix drug tax stamp.

The passenger, Benjamin Gray, was also placed under arrest for drug charges.  Gray was charged possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Personal Injury Accident 9-1-20

On September 1, 2020 at around 4:01pm, the DCSO responded to a personal injury accident involving two vehicles near the intersection of 220th St and 270th Avenue.

Joel Holland (55), of Terril, was eastbound on 220th Street driving a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado.  Holland was slowing down preparing to turn south onto 270th Avenue when he was struck by another vehicle.

Nuvia Ruano (29), of Estherville, was westbound on 220th Street driving a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu.  Ruano crossed the centerline and struck Holland’s Silverado.

Ruano sustained minor/non-incapacitating injuries and was transported to the hospital by ambulance.  Holland was uninjured.

The DCSO was assisted by the Milford Police Department, Milford Fire Department, Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance, and Terril Ambulance.

On August 28, 2020 at around 2:07am, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle south of Milford on Highway 71 for suspicion of operating while under the influence.

The deputy asked the driver, Eduardo Gomez Andrade (28) of Estherville, to perform some field sobriety tests.  Gomez Andrade was placed under arrest for operating while intoxicated after completing the tests.  Gomez Andrade was also charged with driving without a license, and improper lane change.

Upon further investigation, two passengers were also arrested for drug related charges.  Nabil Moussaddak, (34) of Estherville, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), and possession of a controlled substance (cocaine).  Nathaniel Dirksen, (30) of Hampton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

The DCSO was assisted by the Milford Police Department.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.