Fremont County Attorney
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Brenna Bird                
Fremont County Attorney

506 Filmore St., PO Box 476
Sidney, Iowa 51652-0476                                                                         
PBX: 712-374-2751
FAX: 712-374-2735
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm M-F
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If you are a defendant who is not represented by an attorney and wish to make contact with our office regarding your case, you must obtain Court approval prior to contacting the Fremont County Attorney's Office. Those charged with traffic offenses and simple misdemeanors (STA, NTA, or SMMG case numbers) may contact the Court at (712) 374-2231 on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9:00 am and 2:30 pm. Those charged in the Fremont County District Court (SRCR, AGCR, or FECR case numbers) may contact the Court on Mondays at 1:30 pm in the Fremont County Courthouse or at (712) 374-2131.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Media Contact:     Patricia Lant, FCAO
                                (712) 374-2751

July 6, 2018: 

Fremont County Attorney Brenna Bird announces the following activities in the Iowa District Court for Fremont County for the week of July 3, 2018. Before the Iowa District Court for Fremont County, the Honorable Judge Mark Eveloff presiding. 

William Leslie Stanfill III, 28, of Bellevue, NE appeared with his attorney and entered a plea of guilty to six felonies, including two charges of Assault on Person Engaged in Certain Occupations, Habitual Offender, a Class D felony as well as to Possession of Firearm or Offensive Weapon by a Felon, a Class D felony; Eluding or Attempting to Elude while participating in a Felony, a Class D felony; Going Armed with Intent, a Class D felony; and to Criminal Mischief in the second degree, a Class D felony.  

He was sentenced to 15 years prison for the charges of Assault of Persons in Certain Occupations, Habitual Offender, to be served consecutively for a total of thirty years in prison with a mandatory minimum of 6 years. He was also sentenced to 5 years prison for each of four remaining D felony charges, totaling twenty years, to be served concurrently with the two 15-year terms.  

On the morning of April 25, 2018, William Stanfill entered Fremont County driving a dark blue Chevrolet Malibu while eluding Nebraska authorities traveling at a high rate of speed. The Tabor Police Chief and Fremont County Sheriff’s Deputies began to pursue the vehicle. Shots were fired at law enforcement including Chief Derek Aistrope and Deputy Zac Buttercase, striking the deputy's vehicle multiple times during the pursuit. The suspect vehicle continued south through Hamburg to the Missouri State line where it crashed into the Nishnabotna River.  

Local law enforcement was assisted by the following agencies: Mills County K9 Unit, Montgomery County K9, Cass County K9 Unit, Shelby County K9 Unit, Shenandoah K9 Unit, Red Oak Police, Iowa State Patrol, Glenwood Police and Page County Sheriff. 

His co-defendant, Jacqueline R Streich, 38, of Omaha is scheduled for Pretrial Conference September 17, 2018 at 1:30 PM and trial October 10, 2018 at 9:30 AM.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

May 16, 2018 

Fremont County Attorney Brenna Bird announces the following activities in the Iowa District Court for Fremont County for the week of May 7, 2018. Before the Iowa District Court for Fremont County, the Honorable Chief Judge Jeffrey Larson presiding. 

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Jacob James Corbett, 27, of Council Bluffs, appeared with his attorney and admitted to violating the terms and conditions of probation. The Court found Corbett to be in violation of probation and to be in willful contempt and sentenced to time served. The deferred judgement granted to Corbett on Feb 2, 2018 was revoked and he was unsuccessfully discharged from probation.  

The Probation Violation filed against, Trenton Levi Jordan, 22, of Hamburg, was dismissed. Jordan discharged from probation and the deferred judgement ordered on April 18, 2016 was granted. The Court ordered upon payment of all outstanding court costs, fees and civil penalties in this matter, the record shall be expunged. 

James Dean Miller, 31, of Nebraska City, NE appeared with his attorney and admitted to violating the terms and conditions of his probation. The Court found Miller in violation of probation. The terms of his probation were modified to require he reside at the Residential Correctional Facility in Council Bluffs, until maximum benefits have been achieved.  

Logan Last, 20, of Shubert, NE appeared with is attorney and entered a plea of guilty to Dominion/Control of a Firearm/Offensive Weapon by a Felon, a Class D felony. The charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana, Second Offense was dismissed. He was sentenced to a term of five years prison with credit for time served. 

Trevor Wolford, 19, of Riverton appeared with his attorney and entered a plea of guilty to the charge Manufacture, Deliver or Possess with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver, to-wit: Methamphetamine, a Class C felony. The charge of Use of a Minor in Drug Trade was dismissed pursuant to a plea agreement. Judgement was deferred for a period of two years and the defendant was placed on probation for a period of two years.  In a separate matter, charges of Criminal Mischief in the Second degree were dismissed. Wolford was ordered to pay restitution. 

Dillion Steven White Vojchehoske, 22, of Clarinda, appeared with his attorney and entered plea of guilty to Driving while Revoked, a serious misdemeanor. He was sentenced to ten (10) days in the Fremont County Jail with credit for time served.

 

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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