• Donna Andresen, 69, of Miles, suffered a medical condition behind the wheel that caused her to strike several vehicles in Preston’s downtown area Nov. 4 at 11:52 a.m., according to an accident report. 

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• A motorist from Cumberland, Tennessee, was cited with failure to yield after a collision Nov. 6 at 5:43 p.m.

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• The court dismissed a charge of fifth-degree criminal mischief against David William Holdgrafer, 31, of Spragueville.

• Gary Starr, 76, of Bellevue, was driving on U.S. 52 Oct. 31 at 8:43 p.m. and struck a deer. 

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• An 81-year-old motorist from Dubuque struck an animal in the road Oct. 23 at 11:45 p.m.

• Michael Dalton Marburger, 31, of Sabula, pleaded guilty to failure to affix a drug stamp and possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense. Marburger was sentenced to five years in prison and fined $1,025 on each count, with the sentences to run at the same time.

• A tire malfunction caused a Maquoketa motorist to drive off the road Sept. 15 at 8:32 a.m.

• Jeremy William Meyer, 39, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to a controlled substance violation and was granted a deferred sentence. Meyer was fined $1,025 and placed on probation. Additional charges of failure to affix a drug stamp; possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, first offens…

• Narinder Kumar, 29, of Stockton, California, was cited with unsafe stopping after a two-vehicle collision Oct. 4 at 2:40 p.m.

• The court dismissed a charge of second-degree theft against an older individual, possession or control of $1,500-$10,000, that was filed against Cynthia Maria Monson, 58, of Maquoketa.

• Stacie Jean Bodenhofer, 50, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, fighting or violent behavior, and was fined $105.

• Steven Ramos, 42, of Delmar, was cited with failure to provide liability insurance following a vehicle collision Sept. 9 at 12:37 p.m.

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Jayme Meekos Williams, 38, of Anamosa, was charged with driving while barred.

• Kristen Flathers, 22, of Clinton, was driving on U.S. 61 and struck a deer Sept. 16 at 10:06 p.m., according to the accident report.

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Alex James Haines, 28, of Davenport, was charged with fourth-degree theft.

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Fabian Eric Swank, 29, of Maquoketa, was charged with three counts of first-offense violation of the Iowa Sex Offender Registry.

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Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Two people were taken to the hospital following a single-vehicle accident at 1:21 p.m. Aug. 23.

• Jason Carlyle Schulz, 39, of Maquoketa, was charged with operating while under the influence, first offense; driving while barred; possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense; and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Madeline E. Thiede, 26, of Savanna, Illinois, was driving north on Highway 67 at 1:38 p.m. Aug. 14 when her vehicle collided with a deer, according to the accident report.

• Joseph Gerard Hipschen, 65, of Bellevue, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail, of which 28 were suspended, with credit for time served. He was placed on probation and fined $625 plus surcharge.

• Brian Joseph Willey, 26, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense.

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• A Dubuque motorist’s passing attempt led to a rollover July 15 at 1:38 p.m.

• A Maquoketa motorist avoided three deer but lost control while doing so Aug. 3 at 6:35 a.m.

• A charge of supplying alcohol to a person under the legal age filed against Chad Steven Papke, 50, of Preston, was dismissed, with charges assessed to Papke.

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Philip Michel, 36, of Bellevue, was driving on Rockdale Road July 7 at 5 a.m. and struck a deer. 

William Frederick Brown III, 55, of Dubuque, pleaded guilty to driving while barred and was sentenced to 30 days in jail, with none suspended, placed on probation and fined $855 plus surcharge.

• Justin Lehman, 42, of Bellevue, was cited with failure to yield following a two-vehicle collision June 21 at 4:33 p.m.

Isaiah Christian Traman, 23, of Maquoketa, was charged with assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. 

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service: 

• Terry Willey, 73, of Lost Nation, was driving on 140th Avenue when he struck five cows in the road.