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Sheriff Report

The Jefferson County Sheriff?s Office reports the following:


 


Thursday


5:26 p.m. ? A three-vehicle accident was reported in the 2200 block of Highway 1. Belinda Eileen Wise, 33, of Fairfield, was driving a white 2003 Chrysler van south on Highway 1. As she attempted to enter the driveway of 2257 Highway 1, she turned into the path of a beige 2011 Kia Rio being driven north by Logan Trevor Hoffman, 24, of Fairfield. Hoffman swerved across the centerline to avoid Wise, but struck a white 2000 Buick LES driven by Zachary Dakota Helterbran, 16, of Birmingham, head on. Wise was cited for failure to yield upon left turn. No injuries were reported; Helterbran and Hoffman were both wearing seat belts and their air bags deployed. Damages were estimated at $8,000 to Helterbran?s car and $6,000 to Hoffman?s vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Wise?s van, a non-contact vehicle, was not damaged.


 


Saturday


10:31 p.m. ? Deputies investigated driving under the influence in the 1400 block of Highway 1 North. At 10:52 p.m., Trevor Leon Roberts, 29, of Richland, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated ? first offense, and excessive speed.


 


Monday


4:09 p.m. ? A three-vehicle accident was reported in the 1900 block of Old Highway 34 west of Fairfield. A dark blue 1990 Harley-Davidson driven by Randell Scott Worth, 45, of Fairfield, was turning right into the Whitham Woods entrance. Laura Lea Johnson, 50, of Kirksville, Missouri, was driving a green 2013 Ford Edge behind Worth, and Alana Sue Rogers, 65, of Eldon, was driving a white 1988 Oldsmobile DLT behind Johnson. Rogers?s car struck the rear of Johnson?s SUV. Rogers was cited for following too closely. No injuries were reported; Johnson and Rogers were wearing seat belts. Damages were estimated at $2,000 to Johnson?s SUV and $6,000 to Rogers?s car. Both vehicles were driven from the scene. Worth?s motorcycle, a non-contact vehicle, was not damaged.


 


The Wapello County Sheriff?s Office reports the following:


 


Saturday


5:55 a.m. ? Greg Cook, 52, of Agency, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.