ROCK RAPIDS—Two George residents were arrested about 9 p.m. Friday, April 9, following the stop of a 2005 Chrysler 300 for speeding on the 1600 mile of K52 southeast of Rock Rapids.
Thirty-seven-year-old Heather Lee Kruger, the driver, had bloodshot, watery eyes; impaired balance and the odor of an alcoholic beverage and failed preliminary sobriety tests, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Twenty-three-year-old Frederick Kurt Buckalew Jr., the passenger, has a no contact order with Kruger, who is the protected individual.
Law enforcement also determined Kruger had Buckalew in her home the previous day and allowed two of her children who also are listed on the protection order to come to her home and told them that Buckalew was there and they had to “just get over it,” according to the court documents. The two children then left.
Kruger was charged with first-offense operating while under the influence, operation without a registration card or plate, failure to provide proof of vehicle liability insurance and three counts of violation of a no contact/protective order.
Buckalew also was charged with three counts of violation of a no contact/protective order.