Jamie Sue Steele, 49, of Camanche, was charged with fifth-degree theft after allegedly concealing $101.67 worth of stolen merchandise from the Maquoketa Walmart Supercenter at about 1:40 p.m. July 20.

Nathaniel William Reyes, 21, of Janesville, Wisconsin, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, second offense.

At 12:45 p.m. July 13, law enforcement stopped a rental truck from Oklahoma for having no markings on the driver’s side. The officer allegedly smelled raw marijuana in the vehicle, which the driver denied, according to charging documents.

The passenger was identified as Reyes, and near his seat was a lunch box with a wooden one-hitter box with marijuana, which Reyes admitted was his, charging documents allege. A further search of the vehicle revealed a THC vape and cartridge, which Reyes allegedly also admitted was his. 

Nicole Lynn Schulz, 30, of Calamus, was charged with operating while under the influence, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, and fifth-degree criminal mischief. 

At 6:09 p.m. July 15, while responding to a suspicious vehicle report, law enforcement saw Schulz on Highway 61. According to charging documents, Schulz smelled of alcohol, showed signs of intoxication, admitted consuming alcohol before driving, failed field sobriety tests, and possessed a pipe used to smoke methamphetamine. 

After being arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail, Schulz allegedly purposely kicked and broke a heat register cover, damaging it.

Jason Dean White, 41, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft. He was sentenced to 200 days in jail with 191 suspended and credit for nine days served. An $855 fine was suspended. White was placed on unsupervised probation for two years.

White also pleaded guilty to interference with official acts. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for time served, and was fined $250 plus court costs and surcharges. 

He also pleaded guilty to carrying weapons, knife over 8 inches. He received a 200-day suspended sentence and was fined $855 plus surcharge.

In a separate incident, White was charge with fifth-degree theft after allegedly stealing miscellaneous clothes, shoes, and tools valued at about $300 at 6:33 p.m. June 19.

Gerald Lee Barnette, 57, of Bellevue, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 88 days suspended and credit for any days served. He was fined $1,250 plus surcharge and was placed on unsupervised probation for two years. Barnette must complete a substance abuse evaluation plus any recommended treatment as well as the Iowa Course for Drinking Drivers.

Dakota James Klein, 25, of Clinton, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and received a 30-day suspended jail sentence. Klein was fined $200 plus surcharge and courts costs.

Abram John Becker, 21, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to interference with official acts. He was fined $250 plus court costs and surcharge. 

Leo Paul Biehl, 19, of Maquoketa, was charged with interference with official acts and assault on persons in certain occupations.

At 10:40 a.m. July 23, Biehl refused to comply with officers’ orders at Sacred Heart Church, charging documents allege. At 1 p.m. at Jackson County Regional Health Center, Biehl was undergoing a medical evaluation after being arrested. While being treated, he ripped the IV out of his arm and said he was going to leave, according to charging documents. Officer Brendan Zeimet drew his Taser and ordered Biehl to the ground, but Biehl charge at him, and Zeimet deployed his Taser, causing Biehl to fall to the ground, according to charging documents. 

Amanda Marie Blanchard, 32, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree theft. She was fined $105 and was ordered to pay $25 to Maquoketa MHP LLC at 402 E. Grove St., Maquoketa. She was placed on unsupervised probation for one year.

Eugene Jacob Bonnell, 40, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to reckless use of a firearm. He was fined $105 plus costs and surcharge. At about 8:26 p.m. July 12, Bonnell discharged an AK-47-style rifle at a tree stump in his yard while intoxicated and within 100 years of others homes and the golf course, according to charging documents.

Christopher Allen Boyd, 23, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, first offense. A 60-day jail sentence was suspended. Boyd was fined $455 plus surcharge and placed on unsupervised probation for two years.

Alex Patrick Connolly, 19, of Bellevue, allegedly violated the terms of his probation. He allegedly failed to make payments on fines and court costs, did not report for appointments, and tested positive for marijuana/THC. Connolly also was cited for speeding in Wisconsin, having and using THC and drug paraphernalia in Wisconsin, driving unlicensed in Illinois, quitting his employment, and pleading guilty to possession of alcohol underage, according to charging documents.

David Michael Dimmer, 42, of St. Donatus, pleaded guilty to first-offense sex offender verification violation. A two-year jail term was suspended. Dimmer was ordered to register with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, pay the annual registration fee and one-time civil penalty, and was fined $855 plus surcharges. He was placed on unsupervised probation for two years.

Ronald Frederick Driscoll, 50, of Spragueville, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of disorderly conduct. An $800 fine was suspended. He was placed on unsupervised probation for one year.

Evan Lee Ellis, 30, of Camanche, was charged with fifth-degree theft and was fined $105 plus costs and surcharge. He must pay $164 in restitution to the Maquoketa Walmart Supercenter.

Christopher Edward Fern, 52, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to interference with official acts, bodily injury. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for 30 days served and was fined $250 plus surcharge. A related driving with a denied or revoked license charge was dismissed.

Michael John Hasken, 57, of Sabula, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, with 28 suspended and credit for any time served. He was fined $1,250 plus surcharge and was placed on unsupervised probation for two years. Hasken must complete a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment, as well as the Iowa Course for Drinking Drivers.

Thomas Earl Holman, 33, of Sabula, failed to appear on a first-offense compulsory education charge. As a result, he was ordered to pay $300.

Jeffery Lee Schmidt, 46, of Stockton, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a lesser offense of third-degree fraudulent practice. A two-year jail sentence was suspended. Schmidt was fined $1,025 plus surcharge and was placed on unsupervised probation for two years.

Richard Allen Smith, 57, of Davenport, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He received a 30-day jail sentence with 28 suspended and credit for time served. He was fined $1,250 plus surcharge. He was placed on unsupervised probation for two years, was ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and recommended treatment, and must complete the Iowa Course for drinking Drivers.

Melissa Anne Williams, 49, of Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree theft. Judgment was deferred for one year. She was assessed a civil penalty of $105 and must pay $59.97 to Fareway Stores Inc. She was placed on unsupervised probation for one year. 

Trevor John Hill, 36, of Council Bluffs, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, first offense. 

At 11:19 a.m. July 16, Hill allegedly admitted having marijuana and a one-hitter pipe in his pant pockets.

Kyle Lee Hingtgen, 30, of Dubuque, was charged with domestic abuse assault injury or mental illness and interference with official acts.

A 5:34 p.m. July 17, the Maquoketa Law Center received a call about a man beating a woman at the Bridgeport canoe access. A person on scene claimed that Hingtgen pushed the person over a canoe, grabbed the person, and slapped/punched the person, causing a bloody nose, according to charging documents. Hingtgen then allegedly fled the scene.

About an hour later, Deputy Corey Kettmann saw a man matching Hingtgen’s description running from the timber to Highway 62 and getting into a vehicle. The man, identified as Hingtgen, eventually jumped out into a cornfield. Law enforcement found him and after Hingtgen allegedly resisted officers and evaded them, he was taken to jail.

Kevin Michael Williams, 30, of Preston, was charged with fifth-degree theft after allegedly taking a $2.19 granola bar from a back shelf and concealing it in his pocket while at the Preston Country Store at about 2:27 p.m. July 13. Store surveillance showed Williams walking out with the granola bar for which he did not pay, according to charging documents.