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Thursday, June 10, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registrations forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- fice hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, please call us at 981-9206. Online registration is ready!!! (See below.) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Junior Golf Camp, through June 18; Junior Police Academy, through June 18; Junior Fire School, through June 18. ANNOUNCEMENTS Adventureland discount tickets are here. There are over 100 rides, shows and attractions. There is a com- plete NEW waterpark with 13 water slides, a gigantic Lazy River, Private Cabana Rentals, Sand Beach Sun Deck, Swimming Pool and Swim-up Bar. Now two com- plete parks all for one price. Stop up and get yours to- day. HOURS FOR ADULTS Adults who wish to swim laps may do so from noon to 1 p.m. seven days a week and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The diving board and slide will be closed during this time. Dates of Program: Through Aug. 26; Cost: $1 (free with a season pass). The Wet and Wild Club is for students who have just completed grades fifth through seventh. The club will meet Monday nights through August 9 from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Days: Monday evenings; Time: 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Cost: $1,50 per night (season passes are not good for this activity). FAMILY SWIM HOUR Enjoy a family hour together at our pool. All chil- dren must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 18 years or older. Dates of Program: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, Aug. i, 8, 15; Days: Sunday evenings; Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Cost: $4 per family (free with a season pass). The 2010 camp will be held July 5-8 at the Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex. Cost is $100. Check the website www.MenaceSoccer.com for more information or email ajs@menacesoccer.com. 2010 JUNIOR GOLF CAMI Back by popular demand! Rolling Hills Golf Course along with Norwalk Parks and Recreation has partnered to bring you the 2010 Junior Golf Camp. This camp is for children ages 6 to 15. The camp will focus on golf swing techniques, rules of the game and golf course eti- quette. Each of these components is vital to an enjoy- able, life-long golf experience. The camp will conclude with a tournament on the final day. Registration Dates: Through June 18; Program Dates: June 21-24; Days: Monday-Thursday; Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Location: Rolling HiilsGotf Course; Cost: $5 (free will donations will be accepted in addition to the fee to help cover the cost of prizes; equipment, etc.) ART IN THE PARK Do you miss seeing your friends during the summer? Stop and enjoy their company at the park while making special arts and crafts projects. Kids meet once a month on a Friday and create a different project each time. This program is for students who just completed Kindergar- ten through sixth grade. Time: 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Lo- cation: Windflower Park; Instructor:. Nancy Kuehl; Cost: $10 resident/S11.50 non-resident; Min/Max: 5/20 par- ticipants; Program Date: July 9; Registration Dates: June 21 to July 2. NORWALK JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY The Norwalk Police Department is again conducting the Junior Police Academy for the City of Norwalk. The program is a partnership between the Parks and Recre- ation Department and the Norwalk Police and is an opportunity for the police officers to build a positive bridge with the youth of the community. Cadets will take part in fingerprinting, investigating a crime scene, taking photos, casting footprints and running an obstacle course. Each student will receive a t-shirt at the end of the week. Registration Dates: Through June 18; Pro- gram Dates: July 5 through July 9 (students who com- pleted third and fourth grades), July 12 through July 16 (students who completed fifth and sixth grades); Time: 10 a.m. to Noon; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Build- ing; Cost: $20 resident/S23 non-resident; Max: 12 stu- dents/class. NORWALK JUNIOR FIRE SCHOOL Learn basic firefighter skills to include use of fire hoses, ladders, hand tools, fire investigation and breath- ing apparatus training. Basic first aid and ambulance equipment will also be demonstrated. Fire department staff will be coordinating this fun program. Registra- tion Dates: Through June 18; Program Dates: July 19 through July 23 (students who completed third through sixth grades); Time: 10 a.m. to Noon; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: $23 ($20 with resident dis- count); Max: 12 students. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Brian Henckel reported possible theft by decep- tion; remains under inves- tigation. May_00 William Sears, rural Norwalk, reported a build- ing on his property van- dalized; $650 damage. Erin Weaver, Martens- dale, reported a 2008 Dodge four-door, valued at $18,000, taken from her residence; the vehicle was recovered later on the 30th in Des Moines. A Greenfield Plaza woman reported a 16- year-old-male as a run- away. He was located with family members in Wyo- ming. James DiMaio, rural Prole, reported tools miss- ing from his residence; $3400 loss. June1 Gregory Webb, Spring Hill, reported a 1993 Ford, valued at $1800, taken from his residence. AC IDC!DENT May 26 - 9:50 p.m., 30th and Dubuque Street: a ve- hicle driven by Joseph Harkin, 17, rural Norwalk, lost control at the corner, went into the ditch and rolled over; $4000 damage. May 27 - 2 a.m., 1-35 south of Bevington: a ve- hicle driven by Timothy Carter, 33, Green Bay, WI, struck a deer; $2000 dam- age. May 27 - 5:15 a.m., R63 Hwy south of Fillmore Street: a vehicle driven by Richard Long, 57, Indianola, struck a deer; $2200 damage. May 27 - 7:15 a.m., R57 Hwy south of Beardsley Street: a vehicle driven by Derek .Miller, 21, Martensdale, was north- bound on 80th when he lost control, struck a mail- box and went into the ditch; $500 damage to the vehicle and $500 damage to mailbox and 911 marker owned by Ross Smith of rural Norwalk. It was once believed the Leaning Tower of Piss lost its perpendicularity because a giant rested against It. Mem FD1C BANK I Officer was called to the 700 block of Main Street to investigate a property damage accident. A ve- hicle driven by Juliet Brinchks of Grimes struck a parked vehicle belonging to Lisa Floyd of Norwalk. Officers were called to investigate a property damage accident at the in- tersection of Highway 28 and Wright Road. A ve- hicle driven by Brian Eu- gene Dawson of West Des Moines slowed to make a left turn and a vehicle driven by Travis Clay Marvelli of Norwalk swerved but made contact with the Dawson vehicle. No injuries were reported and a report was filed. Officers took a report of a dog bite that occurred in the 1100 block of Skylane Drive. The victim was treated for injuries and re- leased. Officers received a re- port of Criminal Mischief in the 700 block of Kitterman Circle. There was damage to a window of a residence. A report was taken and the investi- gation continues. While on patrol, officers located an unoccupied ve- hicle parked in the road- way near the intersection of 80 th and Beardsley with improper plates. The ve- hicle was impounded .and towed to Roy's Towing of West Des Moines. Officers were called to a property damage acci- , dent at the intersection of Wakonda Drive and Oakwood. A vehicle driven by Alexi Seety of Norwalk was eastbound on Wakonda when struck by a vehicle driven by Katie Nicole Hall of Norwalk as she pulled away from the intersec- tion. Damage was re- ported to both vehicles in- volved and a report was made. f our ne00estYocatwn ii'', Gity b-'tat00.00nk- Committed to our commu00n!tieS since00.,1895 now ano " r location to he]pseEve you betterL9 Gdme -Ind' Madrid - Martensdale '% N.yiroinia* Norwalk POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The ziPlXW was originally Intended to rove people the trouble of buttoning and unbuttoning their shoes every day. The Inventor, Whltcomb L. Judson, gave hie device the zippy name of "clasp locker and unlker for shoes." LIBRARY HOURS Monday- Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Sundays (M00mo00Dv-r00rDay) i I Officers received a re- port of a theft from an apartment in the 700 block of High Road. Information was taken and a report was filed. Investigation contin- ues. During routine patrol, officers made contact with a male subject at old High- way 28 and Echo Valley Drive. David DeWayne Phillips, 47, of Des Moines .. was arrested and charged with Operating While In- toxicated, Driving While License Revoked, Driving While License Suspended and a Warrant. Phillips was processed and trans- ported to the Warren County Jail. Officers were called to investigate a report of tools missing from a ga- rage in the 500 block of Knoll Drive. The theft took _, , place sometime over the past month. Information was taken and the investi- gation continues. Officer took a report of Criminal Mischief to a Motor Vehicle that oc- curred while parked in the high school parking lot. Information was taken and a report was made. The investigation continues. J_une.2 During routine patrol, officers made a traffic stop at East 18 th Street and North Avenue. Drew Michael Schafer, 23, of Las Vegas, NV was arrested and charged with Operat- ing While Intoxicated, Fail to Prove Security and Speed. He was transported to the Warren County Jail for incarceration. J_tm00 Officer took a report of a Hit & Run accident to a Motor Vehicle that oc- curred while parked in the 1300 block of East 17 th Street. Information was taken and a report was made. Laci Stoffel, 20, was later cited for striking un- attended motor vehicle.