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September 19, 2018 - 11:20 AM

Traffic accidents lead to arrests
Iola police officers arrested Ruth Jackson, 71, LaHarpe, for suspicion of driving while suspended, no insurance and disobeying a traffic signal following a traffic accident Sept. 10 in the 100 block of South State Street.
Officers said Jackson was northbound on State Street and ran a red light, striking an eastbound vehicle driven by John T. Bradley, 40. Jackson’s vehicle then struck a westbound pickup driven by Dennis Ringwald, 70, who was stopped at the intersection.
There were no injuries.
Joseph Fitzpatrick, 18, Ocala, Fla., was arrested Sept. 8 for suspicion of driving while intoxicated following a traffic accident in the 1800 block of North Cottonwood Street.
Officers said Fitzpatrick was turning into the Allen Community College parking lot when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a light pole’s concrete foundation.
Fitzpatrick then drove the vehicle farther into the parking lot, where it was later found.

Arrest reported
Officers arrested Robert Earlywine, Iola, for suspicion of burglary in the 700 block of East Lincoln Street Sept. 8.

Tools stolen
Scott Black II told Iola police officers Sunday somebody removed two containers with miscellaneous hand tools from his vehicle in the 200 block of North Elm Street. He valued the tools at $200.

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