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CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
NEWS RELEASE FOR CRIMINAL
COMPLAINTS,  ARRESTS and ACCIDENTS


DEPUTIES # 21-9
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2700 mile of B-24
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 4/13/2014, 1800

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Rhonda Cowell Age: 56
Drivers Address: 302 2nd St. Dickens, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 1996 Ford Explorer
Vehicle Damage: $5000
Vehicle Owner: Rhonda Cowell

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IF ANY OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED….SEE ATTACHED 2ND NEWS RELEASE

INJURIES

NA

ACCIDENT DETAILS

On April 13, 2014 at 1800hrs the Clay County Sheriff's office was dispatched to a one vehicle roll over in the 2700 mile of B-24. Upon arrival and investigation it was determined the driver, Rhonda Cowell, was traveling west when she lost control and entered the north ditch. Upon entering the ditch the vehicle rolled one time and came to rest on its side. Cowell and passenger received no injuries. The Clay County Sheriff's office was assisted by the Dickens Fire and Rescue and Spencer EMT.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

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Deputies # 21-7
Date: 4/10/14

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Persons Name: Jerrold Marble Age: 36
Persons Address: Spencer
Date/Time of Arrest: 4/10/14 2030
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail 3115 W 4th St
Arrest Charge: Probation Violation
Details of Arrest: While incarcerated in the Clay County Jail, Jerrold Marble was served a Clay County arrest warrant for violation of probation. He is being held on a $5,000 bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-7
Date: 4/8/14

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Persons Name: Michael Daniels Age: 39
Persons Address: Armstrong
Date/Time of Arrest: 4/8/14 1910
Location of Arrest: Terril
Arrest Charge: Violation of Parole
Details of Arrest: The Clay County Sheriff's Office took custody of Daniels from Emmet County Sheriff's Office. He was transported to the Clay County Jail where he was charged with parole violation.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
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Deputies # 21-7
Date: 4/5/14

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Persons Name: Jasmine Engelkes Age: 27
Persons Address: Spencer
Date/Time of Arrest: 4/4/14 2150 hours
Location of Arrest: 1001 1/2 4th Ave W
Arrest Charge: warrant for probation violation
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy conducted a warrant check at 1001 1/2 4th Ave W for Engelkes. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Jail where she was charged with probation violation and booked without incident.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
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Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
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Deputies # 21-7
Date: 4/5/14

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Persons Name: David Kinnan Age: 31
Persons Address: Norfolk, NE
Date/Time of Arrest: 4/4/14 0030 hours
Location of Arrest: 7th Ave/11th St SW Spencer
Arrest Charge: Operating While Intoxicated
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a vehicle stop for an equipment violation. 31 y/o David Kinnan of Norfolk, NE was found to be operating the vehicle under the influence. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Jail where he was charged with OWi and open container.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
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Deputies # 21-9
Date: 4-6-14

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Persons Name: Kelsey May Hagedorn Age: 21
Persons Address: 2104 Jackson Ave, Apt 10, Spirit Lake IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 4-6-14/17:00
Location of Arrest: 101 West Dr. Dickens Iowa
Arrest Charge: Possession of a controlled substance/Methamphetamine/Possession of drug paraphernalia
Details of Arrest: On April 6, 2014 at 17:00, the Clay County Sheriff's Office made contact with Kelsey Hagedorn at 101 West Dr. Dickens Iowa. Hagedorn, who had two active warrants, was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Jail. Hagedorn was charged with possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 4-4-14

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Persons Name: Drew Lane Age: 22
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 4-4-14/ 1218 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 4000 mile of Clay County road M-27
Arrest Charge: Driving Under Suspension
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and with having prior knowledge Lane had a suspended drivers license. Lane was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Lane was charged with Speeding, No Front License Plate and Driving Under Suspension, all Simple Misdemeanors.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond: XXX
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DEPUTIES # 21-2
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 1200 Block of Hwy 18 West of Everly Iowa
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 04/03/2014 at 18:20pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Joanne Kay Schar Age: 67
Drivers Address: 201 E 8th Street Spencer Iowa 51301
Vehicle Description: 2005 Dodge Neon SXT $D
Vehicle Damage: $1500 / Undercarriage wires / bumper and driverside fender well.
Vehicle Owner: Gordon George Wilken & Nori Lea Wilken of 107 N Main Street Everly, Iowa.

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IF ANY OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED….SEE ATTACHED 2ND NEWS RELEASE

INJURIES

No Injuries Reported

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Driver was driving eastbound into the community of Everly and lost control of her vehicle in the 1200 block of hwy 18, during the evening. Driver accidently drove into the ditch.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

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DEPUTIES # 21-2
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 4TH Street & Elm Street Peterson Iowa
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 04/03/2014 at 18:51pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Zachary Allen Bailey Age: 17
Drivers Address: 723 Fairway Street Spencer Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2003 Ford Mustang 2Dr
Vehicle Damage: $1500 / Rear axle and Wheel
Vehicle Owner: Same

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IF ANY OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED….SEE ATTACHED 2ND NEWS RELEASE

INJURIES

None Reported

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Driver was traveling westbound on 4th Street and attempted a left turn onto Elm Street, while driving too fast for conditions. Causing him to lose control of his vehicle, causing an accident.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Zachary Allen Bailey
Address: 723 Fairway Street Spencer Iowa 51301
Charge: Failure to Maintain Control
Citation issued: XXXX
Placed in Jail:
Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-9
Date: 3-30-2014

COMPLAINTS

Business/Persons Name: Tim Callahan
Address: 110 5th St, Gillett Grove, Iowa
Address of Complaint: above
Date Complaint Reported: March 30, 2014
Date Complaint Occurred: March 25-28, 2014
Type of Complaint: Criminal Mischief
Details of Complaint: On March 30, 2014 the Clay County Sheriff's Office was called to 110 5th St. in Gillett Grove for a complaint of vandalism. Upon arrival and investigation, Deputies learned multiple .22 caliber rounds were fired into a 2002 Ford F250 owned by Callahan. The shooter is unknown and anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Clay County Sheriff's Office. This investigation is on-going.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 3-28-14

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Persons Name: Darrian Kelly Age: 23
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 3-28-14/1610 hrs
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant for Failure to Appear
Details of Arrest: Kelly was arrested on a Clay County arrest warrant for failing to appear in court on the original charges of Child Endangerment and Felony Drug Charges. Kelly was held on a $5,000.00 cash only bond.

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Deputies # 21-10/ 21-12
Date: 3-28-14

COMPLAINTS

Business/Persons Name: Anonymous
Address:
Address of Complaint: 2000 mile of 355th St.
Date Complaint Reported: 3-28-14
Date Complaint Occurred: 3-28-14
Type of Complaint: Littering
Details of Complaint: The Clay County Sheriff's Office received a littering complaint and upon investigation, the Clay County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle pulling a trailer matching the description.

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Torey Ginger (19), Juvenile male (16) Age:
Persons Address: Ginger-Royal, Iowa and juvenile male-Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 3-28-14/ 1548 hrs Ginger, 1528 hrs-Juvenile male
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail
Arrest Charge: Interference with Official Acts
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy conducted an investigation reference the above littering complaint and during the course of the investigation, Ginger and the 16 year old juvenile male provided false information to the Clay County Deputy. Both Males were arrested. Ginger was charged with Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor and was later released on a $300.00 cash or surety bond. The 16 yr. old juvenile male was cited for Littering, a Simple Misdemeanor and was cited into Juvenile Court for Interference with Official Acts and was released to the custody of his mother.

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Deputies # 21-7
Date: 03/28/14

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Persons Name: Johnette Dodds Age: 33
Persons Address: Royal
Date/Time of Arrest: 3/28/14 1855
Location of Arrest: 2600 mile Hwy 18
Arrest Charge: Driving while suspended
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on Dodds with prior knowledge her license was suspended. Dodds was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Jail where she was charged with driving while suspended.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond: XXX
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
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An arrest warrant investigation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office lands an Everly couple in the Clay County Jail on an arrest warrant and interference charge.

At approximately 8:10am, Wednesday, March 26th, 2014, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office conducted an arrest warrant check on Bryan Nei, 50, at 107 East 3rd St. in Everly, Iowa stemming from information received from the Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office in South Dakota. The warrant was for failing to appear for jury trial on the original charges of Petty Theft, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, 4 counts of Grand Theft, Class 4 Felonies, 2 Counts of Embezzlement of Property Received in Trust, Class 4 Felonies, and Habitual Offender-Prior Crime Violence, No Degree. Contact was made with Nei and upon confirmation of the warrant, he was placed under arrest. Nei’s wife, Angel Nei, 28, 107 E. 3rd St. Everly, Iowa, provided false information to Deputies and was placed under arrest. Both subjects were transported to the Clay County Jail without incident.

Bryan Nei was held in the Clay County Jail on a $50,000.00 cash bond and is awaiting extradition to South Dakota. Angel Nei was released after posting a $300.00 cash bond.
A search warrant executed by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office lands two Everly, Iowa males and one Everly female in the Clay County Jail on drug charges.

At approximately 2148 hrs., Tuesday, March 25th, 2014, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 207 E. 5th St. in Everly, Iowa. During the execution of the search, Deputies located approximately 13.6 grams of marijuana, numerous items of drug paraphernalia, packaging materials, a scale and $700.00 cash. Kevin Quinn, 18, 512 N. Adams St. Everly, Iowa, Joshua Radley, 33, 207 E. 5th St. Everly, Iowa and Brandy Ackerman, 37, 207 E. 5th St. Everly, Iowa, were all placed under arrest and were transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident.

Quinn was charged with P.C.S.-Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor and was held on a $1,000.00 cash or surety bond. Radley and Ackerman were charged with Possession of Marijuana w/ the Intent to Deliver, a Class “D” Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor and were held on a $5,000.00 cash or surety bond.
Deputies # 21-4, 21-8
Date: 03/24/2014

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Persons Name: Robby Tankersley Age: 45
Persons Address: Sioux City, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 03/24/2014 @ 14:35
Location of Arrest: 1400 Mile of B-40
Arrest Charge: Driving with a Suspended License
Details of Arrest: On Monday, March 24th Clay County Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1400 Mile of B-40. Upon investigation it was determined the driver of the vehicle, Tankersley, had a suspended driver's license and was placed under arrest. Tankersley's passenger, Clazina Lange, had an outstanding O'brien County warrant for driving without a license and was taken into custody. Both were taken to the Clay County Jail and released on bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond: XXX
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 3-21-14

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Persons Name: Zachery Berry Age: 23
Persons Address: Arnolds Park, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 3-21-14/ 1105 hrs
Location of Arrest: 12 Hwy. Ave, Fostoria, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant for failure to appear on the origianl charge of Burglary (2nd)
Details of Arrest: Berry was picked up by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office and was turned over to the custody of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Berry was transported to the Clay County Jail where he was held on a $500.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-7, 21-2
Date: 3/20/14

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Persons Name: Daniel Mackey Age: 63
Persons Address: Spencer
Date/Time of Arrest: 3/20/14 1800
Location of Arrest: Grand Ave/ 8th St SE
Arrest Charge: Public intoxication
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy stopped to check on Mackey after he fell off his bicycle at South Grand and 8th St.  Mackey was found to be intoxicated and placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Clay County Jail where he was charged with public intoxication.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 3-18-14

COMPLAINTS

Business/Persons Name: Hope Lutheran Church
Address: 206 N. Harrison St. Everly, Iowa
Address of Complaint: Same
Date Complaint Reported: 3-18-14
Date Complaint Occurred: 3-17-14 to 3-18-14
Type of Complaint: Theft
Details of Complaint: The Clay County Sheriff's Office received a complaint advising sometime between 8p.m. on Monday, March 17th to 1040 A.M. on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, someone went into the Hope Lutheran Church and rummaged through drawers and cupboards. A silver cross was reported stolen and a storage tote was broken into. The theft is under investigation and if anyone has information, please call the Clay County Sheriff's Office at 712-262-3221.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 3-17-14

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Persons Name: Logan Ring Age: 23
Persons Address: Everly, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 3-17-14/ 1142 hrs
Location of Arrest: 200 block of E. Wilson St. Everly, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Driving While Revoked
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was found the driver, Ring, had a revoked drivers license. Ring was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Ring was charged with Driving While Revoked, a serious Misdemeanor, No Drivers License, No Insurance, Operation w/o Registration, Failure to File S.R. Insurance, all Simple Misdemeanors. Ring was held on a $1,000.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-7
Date: 3/16/14

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Persons Name: Carlos Carranza Age: 23
Persons Address: Spencer
Date/Time of Arrest: 03/16/14 1755
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail
Arrest Charge: Criminal Trespass
Details of Arrest: Clay County Sheriff's Office advised Carranza of his Cherokee County warrant for criminal trespass. The following day he turned himself in to the Clay County Jail where he was placed under arrest and posted a $300 bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond: XXX
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-5
Date: 03-16-14

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Persons Name: Christopher Helrigel Age: 29
Persons Address: Lake Villa, IL
Date/Time of Arrest: 03-16-14 08:44 AM
Location of Arrest: 4800 Mile of Hwy 71
Arrest Charge: Possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond: $1000
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Persons Name: Carlos Rodriguez Age: 37
Persons Address: Grayslake, IL
Date/Time of Arrest: 03-16-14 08:44 AM
Location of Arrest: 4800 Mile Hwy 71
Arrest Charge: Possession of a controlled substance

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond: $1000
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
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Deputies # 21-4, 21-2
Date: 03/16/2014

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Persons Name: Anthony William Botcher Age: 19
Persons Address: Spencer, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 03/16/2014
Location of Arrest: 3400 Mile of M-50
Arrest Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Details of Arrest: Early Sunday, March 16th 2014 Clay County Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 3400 Mile of M-50. Upon approaching the vehicle, Deputies detected an overpowering odor of marijuana. Upon further investigation it was determined the driver was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Botcher was transported to the Clay County Jail without incident, where he was charged.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
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“A CRIMINAL CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION, AND THE DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.”