Before Judge Sean McPartland in Tama County District Court in Toledo:
Matthew Adam Wood, 40, Traer, entered written guilty pleas to charges of domestic abuse assault and child endangerment. He received deferred judgments and was placed on probation for two years to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services. He was assessed civil penalties of $315 for assault and $625 for child endangerment and to pay and Law enforcement initiative surcharges. He also was directed to complete a Batters Education program. Wood was charge with domestic assault on July 25 after allegedly striking his live-in girlfriend causing a jaw injury and pulling her hair. The charge was field by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Bryan Ellenbecker. The charge of child endangerment was added in a trial information filed by the Tama County Attorney's Office. Dusty Shane Seiberling, 44, Rockwell City, entered a written guilty plea to a charge of 3rd degree theft. He received a two-year suspended sentence and a $625 fine was also suspended. He was placed on probation for two years to the 6th Judicial District Department of correctional Services. Seiberling was also directed to pay restitution totaling $1,399 to Janet Lea Houghton, rural Tama. He was charged for entering property at rural Tama and allegedly taking a push lawn mower, tiller, wrought iron patio furniture and a kids play set. The charge was field by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Michael Wright. Patrick A. Chamberlin, 45, Toledo, entered written guilty pleas to charges of 1st and 2nd degree harassment. He was fined a total of 940 on the two charges and sentenced to concurrent 60 day jail sentences with credit for 60 days already served. Court records show Chamberlin was charged on Aug. 20 for confronting his ex-girlfriend at the Lincoln Bridge inn Hotel in Tama when a no contact order was in place and threatening to kill a relative. The charges were field by Tama Police Officer Jason Bina.
Tama County Magistrate Court
Before Magistrate Richard Vander Mey:
Guilty pleas, fines and court costs, agency filing charge(s)-
Nathan Robert Moody, 24, Toledo, expire vehicle registration, no proof of vehicle insurance $282. Toledo Police Kristopher Adam Nefzger, 34, Marion, speeding 16-20 mph above limit, driving while license suspended $579. Iowa State Patrol Justeen Kari Youngbear, 46, rural Tama, 5th theft- bad check $146 and $139 restitution to Fareway, Toledo. Toledo Police Victor Scott Tesdahl, 42, Marshalltown, no valid driver's license $195. Toledo Police Francisca Fernandez, 56, Marshalltown, driving while license suspended $398. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police Derrick Henry Schulte, 22, Atkins, failure to yield $148. Tama County sheriff's Office Jodi Rene Prestman, 50, Dysart, speeding 78 mph in 55 zone $220. Tama County Sheriff's Office Amy Lynn Casey, 35, Hiawatha, speeding 6-10 mph over limit $114. Iowa State Patrol Rigoberto Tovar Banda, 34, Tama, two charges of failure to yield to pedestrians $500. Tama Police
Tama County Small Claims
Asset and acceptance LLC, Cedar Rapids vs. Michael A. Thomsen, rural Garwin $587 LVNV Funding LLC, Council Bluffs vs. Carolyn Alamo, rural Tama $1,467 Midland Funding LLC, Des Moines vs. Vanessa Fuller, Traer $3,432 Z Line Tire and Repair, Toledo vs. Robert Johnson, Brooklyn, Iowa $5,000 City of dysart vs. Jason Dunagan, Marshalltown $176 CACH LLC, Chicago, Ill. vs. Janet L. Vest, Tama $4,048 H&R Accounts, Moline, Ill. vs. Ann Ruiz, Tama $600