May 13, 2021

Sheriff

Layne Leroy Short, 19, of Idaho Street, was charged with OWI 12:29 a.m. April 8 at the Clarke County Sheriff’s office.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, Layne was pulled over for going 75 mph in a 55 speed zone. While standing at the window of Layne’s vehicle there was a strong odor of an intoxicant beverage. The deputy issued Short a citation for speeding. Short was then was asked to do Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. Short Failed HGN, One Leg Stand, and Walk and turn. Short was asked if he had anything to drink and he said he’d had six Busch Lights. Short refused to provide a PBT sample. Short was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Short was requested to provide a sample of his breath and allowed to make phone calls. He was able to make contact and then decided to provide a sample. His BrAC was 0.139.

Bond was set at $1,000.

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Jess E. Stephenson, 39, of East Washington Street Apt. 4, was charged with violation of probation 8 p.m. April 8 at 22 Townline Rd.

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Kyle Aaron Redmond, 23, of NE 5th Street #3 Grimes, was charged with driving while barred 8:21 p.m. Friday at 1706 Jeffreys Drive.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, the vehicle was stopped due to no plates and a break light out. Redmond was run through dispatch and came back having a barred driver’s license. He was placed under arrest for driving while barred. Redmond had his son in the vehicle and did not have him buckled into his car seat. Redmond was issued a citation for this and operating a none registered vehicle.

Bond was set at $2,000.

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Steven Michael Kiss Jr., 24, of SE Delaware Street Ankeny, was charged with driving while barred 1:47 p.m. Saturday at the Clarke County Sheriff’s office.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, the vehicle was in the traveled portion of Hoover Street just east of 120th Ave. A check with Clarke County Dispatch confirmed that Steven M. Kiss Jr. was barred to drive in the State of Iowa. A deputy made contact with Kiss and realized that the vehicle was running and in gear. Kiss was sleeping with his cell phone in his lap. After being woken up Kiss told the deputy he was going to a friend’s house. The vehicle was registered to who kiss stated is his cousin. There was no valid insurance on the vehicle and the plates on the vehicle were being used fraudulently.

Bond was set at $2,000.