Weekly Record, Jan. 7
Arrest Report – Tama County Jail
January 7-13, 2022
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Alex James Haines, 27, of Rock Island, Ill. was arrested on a warrant by Meskwaki Police for possession of a controlled substance, tampering with a smoke detector and for gathering where a controlled substance is being used.
Auston Ray Kelling, 23, of Montour was arrested by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Angela Todd Davis, 41, of Traer was arrested by Toledo Police on a warrant for failure to appear in court. Davis was released on Jan. 9.
Michael Cheyenne Brezina, 28, of Traer was arrested by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office for OWI (3rd offense), driving with a license that was denied or revoked and failure to maintain control of a vehicle.
Ashley Ruth Johnson, 39, of Toledo was arrested by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for failure to appear in court.
Anthony Ray Arp, 37, of Toledo was arrested by Tama Police for 1st degree harassment.
Louis Rass Kerby Jr., 28, of Davenport was arrested by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office for violation of conditions of a pretrial release agreement. Kerby was released on bond on Jan. 13.
Falon Taris Kapayou, 21, of Tama was arrested by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for failure to appear in court.
Stephany Marie Wood, 30, previously of Dysart appeared by video conference in district court on Jan. 13 for a sentencing hearing. Wood previously plead guilty to the lesser three of the six original charges including one count of willful injury resulting in bodily injury (Class D felony), one count of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon (aggravated misdemeanor), and one count of attempted burglary-1st degree (Class C Felony) on April 8, 2021. On Jan. 13, Wood was given a deferred judgement for two years and placed on supervised probation which may include correctional residential facility placement. Wood was also ordered to make victim restitution. Wood was also ordered to pay the civil penalties for deferred judgements for the three charges in the total amount of $3,250. The civil penalties were suspended. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Count 1 of burglary-1st degree, Count 2 of assault while participating in a felony, and Count 3 of going armed with intent were dismissed. A sentencing no contact order was issued for the victim in the case. The protection order will remain in effect until Jan. 12, 2027. As part of the sentencing, Wood lost firearm rights. Charges in this case stem from an incident which took place on or about July 28, 2020, in Dysart. According to the criminal complaint, following a text message exchange with the victim, Wood entered the victim’s apartment and hit the victim in the head several times with a metal bar. Wood was the victim’s neighbor at the time living across the street. The victim received several lacerations to their head requiring stitches. Wood is represented by attorney Meegan M. Keller of Altoona.
Anthony Ray Arp, 37, of Toledo made an initial appearance in custody in district court on Jan. 13 on charges including one county of harassment-1st degree which is an aggravated misdemeanor. A no contact order was issued for the victim in the case. Charges stem from an incident which took place on Jan. 12, 2022. According to the criminal complaint, the victim received a death threat from Arp that read in part “Im going to kill u dude.” Arp was later located and arrested. At the time of the initial appearance, Arp was being held on a cash or surety bond in the amount of $2,000. A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Arp is represented by the State Public Defender Office.