Accident results in two arrests Tuesday
RIVERSIDE—A car accident Tuesday morning resulted in one person being charged with a serious misdemeanor and another person being turned over to Linn County authorities for warrants.
According to the Washington County Communications Center call log, a caller reported three people showed up at their residence advising they had been in a rollover car accident. They appeared to have some injuries.
Riverside Fire, Riverside QRS, Washington County Ambulance, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene. One person was transported to the Univ-ersity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment.
Alexander Warren Dehogues, 23, of Kalona, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, which is a serious misdemeanor, according to his court record. Iowa Code states a serious misdemeanor is punishable up to one year in prison with a fine of at least $250.
According to the court record, Dehogues identified himself as the driver to the sheriff’s deputy on scene. The deputy noticed Dehogues had slurred speech, bloodshot and watery eyes, and smelled of alcohol. Dehogues also admitted to drinking.
A breath test was performed and Dehogues BAC (blood alcohol level) was 0.112 percent, the court record said. He was transported to the Washington County jail. A datamaster test was performed later and Dehogues BAC was 0.87 percent.
No information was listed for Dehogues bond in his court record. Iowa Courts online shows he has two previous charges, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance in February.
Also, taken into custody Tuesday morning after the car accident was Kaitlin Patricia Marks, 16, of Marion, according to the Washington County Communications Center call log. Marks was wanted in Linn County for two warrants for violation of conditions of ADI program. Marks’ original charges were operating while under the influence first offense and possession of a controlled substance. She had no bond and was transported to Hills and turned over to Linn County authorities, the call log said.