February 2020 Activity and Arrest Summary

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

On February 1, 2020, at approximately 3:13 pm, Mar-Mac Police responded to a business on Main Street, in McGregor, for a reported assault.  During an argument, a patron refused to leave and was forcefully removed.  After speaking with both parties, both parties agreed to separate.

On February 2, 2020, at approximately 2:29 am, Mar-Mac Police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with insufficient number of head lights.  During their contact, the officer detected signs of impairment.  Dennis R. Hartson Jr., from McGregor, was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail.  Hartson is accused of Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense.

On February 8, 2020, at approximately 6:57 pm, and 7:10 pm, Mar-Mac Police conducted its annual tobacco compliance check funded by I-PLEDGE.  Under the supervision of a certified officer, an underage person attempted to purchase tobacco products from local businesses.  The underage person was unsuccessful in purchasing tobacco products.

On February 12, 2020, at approximately 12:21 pm, Mar-Mac Police investigated a fraud attempt in McGregor.  The complainant received a message from a fake profile on the social media website Facebook.  The message directed the complainant to provide a picture of their driver license to receive grant money.  The fake account was reported to Facebook and blocked.  If anyone believes they have been a victim of fraudulent activities, please call the Mar-Mac Police Department at (563) 873-2500, or additional information can be found online at www.consumer.ftc.gov.

On February 14, 2020, at approximately 11:16 pm, Mar-Mac Police was notified of a motor vehicle accident on Great River Road at the McGregor city limits.  During the accident investigation, the officer detected signs of impairment.  Matthew L. Marvin, from Le Claire, was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail.  Marvin is accused of Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense and cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

On February 15, 2020, at approximately 9:46 pm, Mar-Mac Police responded to a business on Main Street, in McGregor, for a reported disturbance.  During the investigation, it was determined a group of local and out-of-town individuals refused to leave the property.  Lucas E. Ireland, from Monona, and Alison M. Hallberg, from McGregor, was arrested and transported to the Clayton Count Jail.  Ireland and Hallberg is accused of Public Intoxication.

On February 22, 2020, at approximately 7:21 pm, Mar-Mac Police investigated the area of Roundhouse Addition and Mechanic Street, in Marquette, for a report of shots fired.  The source of the shots was undetermined. 

Robert Millin, Chief of Police
Mar-Mac Police Department

FEBRUARY 2020 STATISTICAL SUMMARY

Accidents – 5
Animal Complaint – 3
Assault – 1
Assist Motorists – 1
Assist Other Agencies – 13
Check Business/Residence – 46
Check Welfare – 2
Citizen Contact – 2
Civil Issues – 1
Compliance Check – 2
Dog at Large – 1
Fraud/Forgery – 1
Mental Subject – 1
Parking Complaint/Enforcement – 1
Public Intoxication/Consumption – 1
Public Relations – 1
Sexual Offense – 1
Shots Fired – 1
Theft – 1
Traffic Complaint – 2
Traffic Stops – 47
Train Complaint – 1
Warrant Attempt – 1

Arrests – 5
Complaint and Affidavits – 7
Traffic Citations – 9
Traffic Warning/Equipment Repair Orders – 39