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WARRENT LEAD: Ends In Three Arrests
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WARRENT LEAD: Ends In Three Arrests

By Cain Junkman

Fort Dodge Police arrested a man in Fort Dodge on Tuesday in connection with a warrant.

Around 12:50pm, Officer Keaton Lunn of the Fort Dodge Police Department observed Kalen Kuske Crandall, 24, in front of his house, while on routine patrol. Lunn believed Crandall was wanted on outstanding warrants for Violation of Probation (original charge, burglary, 3rd degree) and theft, 3rd degree through Webster County.

Lunn had checked Crandall’s location on other occasions to attempt to serve outstanding warrants.

Lunn observed Crandall as he entered his residence. Lunn approached the house and spoke with Dennis Crandal, 50, Father of Kalen Kuske Crandall. D. Crandall refused to let Lunn enter the residence to search for K. Crandall.

Shortly after confirming warrants for K. Crandall, Lunn called other officers to the scene to assist in the apprehension of K. Crandall.

According to a press release, D. Crandall continued to refuse the officers access to search the residence, and was taken into custody for failing to comply. Shortly after, officers of the Fort Dodge Police Department and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department entered the residence to apprehend K. Crandall, where he was found hiding in the attic.

Officers with the Fort Dodge Police Department attempted to get K. Crandall to comply with lawful orders and to come down independently, but he refused to cooperate. Crandall was taken into custody a short time later and was charged with interference with official acts as well as the outstanding warrants.

While attempting to take Crandall into custody, Nancy Kuske, 55, of 813 South 18th Street, came to the residence and ignored officers repeated requests to leave the residence. N. Kuske was then taken into custody and charged with accessory after the fact and interference with official acts. Dennis Crandall was also charged with accessory after the fact and interference with official acts.

Kalen Kuske Crandall, 24, was charged with Interference with Official Acts-Simple Misdemeanor, Warrant – Violation of Probation (Original charge: Burglary, 3rd degree) and Warrant – Theft 3rd degree.

Dennis Joe Crandall, 50, was charged with Accessory After the Fact-Aggravated Misdemeanor- and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor.

Nancy Jo Kuske, 55, was charged with Accessory After the Fact- Aggravated Misdemeanor- and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor.

As with all cases, all individuals involved are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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