Drew Alan Mathis, 28, rural Toledo, pled guilty to 5th degree criminal mischief. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail to be served concurrently with sentences handed down in Tama and Black Hawk County district courts. Mathis was originally charged with 3rd degree criminal mischief for allegedly throwing two landscape blocks at the windshield of a car parked in the 500 block of Beautiful Street in Tama. The charge was filed on Dec. 1, 2012, by Tama Police Sgt. Jeff Filloon.
Divorce Tara B. Strause vs. Landon C. Strause
In other civil cases filed in Tama county District Court in May: •Ford Motor Credit LLC, Des Moines seeks $7,637 from Gladys B. Benson and Roberta Benson, rural Tama. •Christine Toenjes, Waverly seeks $21,848 from Dale Degner, rural Dysart. Summary - filed: four foreclosures, one child support claim and two child custody cases Tama County Magistrate Court
Destan Aliu, 57, Ottumwa, was found guilty by a Magistrate Court of improper use of lanes. He was fined and assessed court costs totaling $300. Aliu was charged on Jan. 30 on US. Highway 63 near Tama County Road E29 by Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera.
Before Magistrate Richard Vander Mey:
Guilty pleas, fine and court costs, agency fining charge(s)-
Elliott Lee Lincoln, 52, rural Tama, failure to secure child in motor vehicle $200. Tama County Sheriff’s Office. Tuan Anh Ngoe, 42, Waterloo, trespassing at Meskwaki Casino when self-barred $148. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police Drew Alan Mathis, 28, Toledo, interference with official acts - 30 days in jail concurrent and credit for 30 days served on another sentence, $60 court costs. Toledo Police Britany Morgan Youngbear, 20, Cedar Rapids, possession of alcohol under legal age, no front license plate, driving while license suspended $747. Toledo Police Dale Roger Buffalo, 55, rural Tama, public intoxication $148. Tama Police Trisha Ambrose, 37, Traer, 5th theft- bad check $148 and $80 restitution to Home Town Foods, Traer. Tama County Sheriff’s Office. Holly Lynn Thompson, 42, Waterloo, 5th theft- bad check $148 and $110 restitution to Home Town Foods, Traer.
Before Magistrate Ann Kuhter:
Guilty pleas, fines and court costs, agency filing charge(s)-
Kerry Lea Jefferson, 31, Toledo, public intoxication and harassing public official seven days in jail to be served concurrently with a District Court sentence and $351. Tama Police Tonia Lee Moore, 47, Boone, possession of drug paraphernalia $148. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police