Bah Humbug, Drug Arrest Sends Ames Man to Jail for Christmas: Ames Police Blotter

Arrests do not indicate convictions.

CORRECTION: Information about charges against a man named David Anthony Walker, 45, of 919 S. 16th St. No. 319, were incorrect. Walker faces a charge of interferrence with official acts and driving under suspension. 


It wasn't a "Ho, Ho, Ho" sort of Christmas for one Ames man who spent the holiday behind bars.

John Emery Delong, 25, of 1221 Mayfield Dr., found himself getting arrested on Christmas and charged with two crimes: possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrests occurred at 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 25 at his home.

Other arrests in the Ames Police Blotter:

Edward A. Isaksson, 51, of Eau Claire, WI, was arrested for drunken driving at 1:01 a.m. on Dec. 28 at 100 Lincoln Way and Franklin Avenue.

Tawana Vaeller Mundell, 28, of 1027 6th St., was arrested for public consumption at 2:54 a.m. on Dec. 28 at home.

Michael Roy Owings, 60, 411 9th St., was arrested for harassment at 9:25 a.m. on Dec. 27 at the 100 block of SE 2nd.

Kimberly Ann Buss, 25, of 3803 Tripp St. No. 11, was arrested for drug paraphernalia and drug possession at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 at home.

Mervin Raymond Bettis, 49, of 180 Fountain View Dr., was arrested for simulated public intoxication, at 8 a.m. on Dec. 27 at home.

Jeffrey Paul Erickson, 31, of Des Moines, was arrested for public intoxication at 12:06 a.m. on Dec. 26 at 919 S. 16th St.

Jairo Lemuel Gregorio-Sandov Al, 30, of 903 Pinon Dr. No. 5, was arrested for public intoxication at 4:54 a.m. on Dec. 25 at 4606 Ontario St.

John Emery Delong, 25, 1221 Mayfield Dr., was arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia at 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 25 at home.


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