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


Deputy # 21-5
Date: 1-20-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Dawson Lee Walker Age: 21
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On Monday, January 20th, 2020 at approximately 2:46 p.m., Dawson Walker of Spencer, Ia was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Probation Revocation. Bond was set at $5,000 Cash Only.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: X
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTY # 21-5
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 3100 Mile of N14
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 1-15-2020 @ 1008 a.m.

1st VEHICLE

Driver’s Name: Dawn Vanmaanen Age: 44
Driver’s Address: 1403 Highland Street - Ruthven, Ia - 51358
Vehicle Description: 2007 Chrystler Town & Country
Vehicle Damage: 10,000
Vehicle Owner: Same
IF ANY OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED….SEE ATTACHED 2ND NEWS RELEASE

INJURIES
None reported at the scene

ACCIDENT DETAILS: On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at approximately 10:08 a.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a vehicle in the ditch in the 3100 mile of N14. Upon investigation, it was determined that Dawn VanMaanen (44) of Ruthven, Ia was driving a 2007 Chrysler Town & Country northbound in the 3100 mile of N14 when she lost traction due to slippery conditions on the roadway, causing the van to enter the west ditch and come to a stop on it’s passenger side. No injuries were reported at the scene. Damages to the VanMaanen vehicle are estimated at $10,000.
Deputies # LARSEN 21-2
Date: 1/16/20
ARRESTS:

Persons Name: EDDIE HOOD Age: 27
Persons Address: SIOUX RAPIDS, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 1/15/2020 3:00 PM
Location of Arrest: CLAY COUNTY JAIL
Arrest Charge: ARREST WARRANT FOR POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE- 3rd OR SUBSEQUENT

Details of Arrest:
Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency: XXX
Deputy # 21-11
Date: 1/15/20

Arrest:
Persons Name: Danny Titus Age:
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On 1/15/20 at approximately 8:15PM, Danny Titus was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for 2 counts of Failure to Appear. Bond was set at No Bond, Must serve 21 Days.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTIES # 21-9
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 1800 Block of 340th St.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 1/13/20

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Minor Child Age: 15
Drivers Address: Spencer
Vehicle Description: 2001 Artic Cat Snowmobile
Vehicle Damage: None
Vehicle Owner:

INJURIES

Serious Non life-threatening

ACCIDENT DETAILS
On 1/13/19 at approximatelt 4:15pm a 15 year old was driving a 2001 Artic Cat Snowmobile westbound in the ditch along 340th St. In the 1800 block of 340th St. the snowmobile struck a field drive causing it to go airborne. The Snowmobile landed and caused the driver to be thrown from the machine. The driver was transported to Spencer Hospital to treat serious non life threatening injuries.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
DEPUTIES# 21-102 21-92 21-2, 21-1

ACCIDENT LOCATION: 4100 mile of Hwv. 71

DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 1-13-20/ 1557 hrs.

1st VEIDCLE
Drivers name: Abelino Orellana Ramirez Age: 38 D1ivers Address: Storm Lake, Iowa
Vehicle Desc1iption: 2015 Toyota Tundra Pickup
Vehicle Damage: $15,000.00
Vehicle Owner: Same Above

2nd VEIDCLE
D1ivers Name: Mark Hansen Age: 52
D1ivers Address: Cabool, Missouri
Vehicle Description: 2014 Freightliner plllling a cargo trailer
Vehicle Damage: $3,500.00
Vehicle Owner: Dan Cline Transport

IF ANY OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED SEE ATTACHED 2nd NEWSRELEASE

INJURIES: The driver of Unit 1 suffered minor injuries and later went to the Hospital to be treated. ACCIDENT

DETAILS: Unit l lvas traveling south in the 4100 mile of IJwy. 71. Unit 2 was traveling north in the 4100 mile of Hwy. 71. Unit 1 lost control due to icy road conditions and started to fishtail and slid head on into the driver side of Unit 2's trailer. Unit 1 spun approximately 180 degrees and came to rest facing northwest.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT
Name:
Address:
Charge: Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputy # 21-8
Date: 1-11-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Cody Lee John Taylor Age: 23
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On January 11, 2020 at approximately 4:07 p.m., Taylor was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree. Bond was set at NO BOND.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-11
Date: 1/11/20

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Patrick Moffitt Age:
Persons Address: Spencer,IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 1/11/20 @10:17PM
Location of Arrest: 100Blk 12th St SW
Arrest Charge: Violation of No Contact Order

Details of Arrest: On the above date the CCSO located Moffitt inside a residence and violating a valid no contact order. Moffit was placed under arrest and transported to the jail.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-8
Date: 1-6-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Benjamin Elias Parsons Age: 37
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On January 7, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Parsons was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Theft 5th Degree, and Operating without Registration. Bond was set at 650.00.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-8
Date: 1-8-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Christopher John Gabbard Age: 23
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On January 8, 2020 at approximately 1:45 a.m., Gabbard was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Probation Violation. Bond was set at 2,000.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-8
Date: 1-6-2020
ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Jesus Gomez- Zabalza Age: 19
Persons Address: Grimes, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 1-6-2020 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location of Arrest: 2400 mile of Highway 18
Arrest Charge: Operating While Intoxicated, No Drivers License, Open Container, Fail to Maintain Control

Details of Arrest: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an infraction. During the stop it was discovered that the driver was intoxicated and did not possess a valid drivers license. An open container of alcohol was also located inside of the vehicle. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Sheriff's Office without incident.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: xx
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-3
Date: 1/6/20

Arrest:

Persons Name: Gary Ralph Benson Age: 29
Location of Arrest: Everly, IA

Details of Arrest: On 1/6/20 at approximately 5:08pm, Gary Ralph Benson was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Domestic Abuse Assault. Bond was set at NO BOND.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-3
Date: 1/6/20

Arrest:
Persons Name: Dianna Marie Payne Age: 31
Location of Arrest: Spencer, IA

Details of Arrest: On 1/6/20 at approximately 3:11pm, Dianna Marie Payne was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Probation Violation. Bond was set at NO BOND.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy: 21-4
Date: January 6, 2020

Burglary investigation results in the arrests of five individuals:
On January 2, 2019 the Clay County Sheriff’s Office completed a 4-month investigation of a residential burglary that occurred on an acreage North of Peterson, Iowa, where a large safe containing cash, jewelry, and firearms was stolen. The burglary took place sometime between the afternoon hours of August 27th, and the early morning hours of August 28th.
Upon completion of an extensive investigation, arrest warrants were issued for Hunter Gentry, Elsa Buhr, Nathaniel Steffens, Forest Trosin, and Shae Royster for theft in the first degree, a class C felony, burglary in the 3rd degree, a class D felony, and criminal mischief in the 3rd degree, an aggravated misdemeanor.
All five subjects were arrested and transported to the Clay County Jail and are being held on $25,000 cash-only bonds.
Deputy # 21-09
Date: 1/3/20

Arrest:
Persons Name: Shae Royster Age: 19
Location of Arrest: 340th Ave HWY 18

Details of Arrest: On 1/3/20 at approximately 9:30pm, Shae was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Cay County Warrant for Theft 1st Degree, Burglary 3rd Degree, and Criminal Mischief. Bond was set at $25,000 Cash Only.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-11
Date: 1/5/20

Arrest:
Persons Name: Derrick Huber Age:
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On 1/5/20 at approximately 10:32AM, Huber was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Bond was set at $4,000 Cash or Surety.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-5
Date: 1-1-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Chad Hendrickson Age: 42
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 at approximately 10:55 a.m., Chad Hendrickson (42) of Spencer, Ia was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Violation of Release - Department of Corrections. Bond was set at No Bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: X
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-5
Date: 1-1-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Tylor Igou Age: 33
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Tylor Igou (33) of Minneapolis, MN was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Domesic Assault - Aggravated Misdemeanor, False Imprisonment - Serious Misdemeanor, Obstruct Emergency Communications - Simple Misdemeanor, and Contempt of Court - Simple Misdemeanor. Bond was set at $1500 total - Cash Only.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: X
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-9
Date: 12/31/19

COMPLAINTS:
Business/Persons Name:
Address:
Address of Complaint: 4755 225th Ave.
Date Complaint Reported:
Date Complaint Occurred: 12/31/19
Type of Complaint: Domestic Assault
Details of Complaint:

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Marcial Salmeron-Martinez Age: 46
Persons Address: Linn Grove
Date/Time of Arrest: 12/31/19 @ 6:00pm
Location of Arrest: 2200 Block of 480th St.

Arrest Charge: Domestic Asube Assault While Displaying a Weapon, Child Endangerment, Interference with Official Acts, Public Intoxication

Details of Arrest: Deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Office responded to a Domestic Assault Call at 4755 225th Ave, near Webb, IA. As deputies arrived on scene, Marcial Salmeron-Martinez was located on 480th St. just east of Highway 71. Marcial proceeded to physically resist. The deputies were able to take Marcial into custody. He was placed under arrest and taken to the Clay County Jail.

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 # 21-5
Date: 12-27-2019

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Tracy Adrian Age: 49
Persons Address: 602 E 1st St - Everly, Ia - 51338
Date/Time of Arrest: 12-27-2019 @ 1700hrs
Location of Arrest: 602 E 1st St - Everly, Ia - 51338
Arrest Charge: Allowing Dog to Run at Large - Everly City Ordinance - EV/12.05 - Simple Misdemeanor

Details of Arrest: On December 27th, 2019 at approximately 2:40 p.m. the Clay County Sheriff's Office was called to the area of 500 E Wilson St in Everly, Ia for a report of a dog that had chased after a runner. Upon investigation, it was determined that the dog was owned and cared for by Tracy Adrian (49) of Everly, Ia. Adrian was cited and released with a court date for the Everly city ordinance violation of Allowing a Dog to Run at Large - A simple misdemeanor.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-7
Date: 12/22/2019

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: JORDAN WITHERS
Age: 23
Persons Address: SPENCER, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 12/18/2019
Location of Arrest: CLAY COUNTY JAIL
Arrest Charge: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 5TH DEGREE

Details of Arrest: On December 18th, 2019, the Spencer Police Department arrested Jordan Withers of Spencer for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated. After being transported to the Clay County Jail, Withers caused damaged to jail property which led to Withers being charged by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office with Criminal Mischief 5th Degree.


Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: X
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 12-21-19

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Kevin Quinn Age: 24
Persons Address: Royal, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 12-17-19 @ 11:22 a.m.
Location of Arrest: 1600 mile of 400th St.
Arrest Charge: Driving Under Suspension

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Kevin Quinn of Royal, IA. Quinn had a suspended drivers license. Quinn was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Quinn was charged with Driving Under Suspension and No Insurance, both Simple Misdemeanors. Quinn was released on a $300.00 cash or surety bond.
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 12-21-19

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Nicklee Paul Age: 21
Persons Address: Storm Lake, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 12-21-19 @ 2:12pm
Location of Arrest: 3900 mile of Hwy. 71
Arrest Charge: No Drivers License

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was found that the driver, Nicklee Paul, did not have a valid drivers license. Paul was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Paul was charged with No Drivers License, a Simple Misdemeanor and was later released on a $300.00 cash or surety bond.

Deputies # 21-11
Date: 12/21/19

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Cameron Burr Age: 19
Persons Address: Spencer,IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 12/21/19 12:11AM
Location of Arrest: 4200MI Hwy 71
Arrest Charge: OWI 2nd Offense, Speeding, No Insurance

Details of Arrest: Burr was stopped for a traffic violation in the 4200 mile of Hwy 71. At the time of the stop a strong odor of alchol was emitting from the vehicle. Through investigation it was determined that Burr was under the influnce of alcohol and was subsequently placed under arrest and charged with OWI 2nd Offense. He was also charged with Speeding and No Proof of Insurance

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 # 21-11
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2700MI Hwy 18
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 12/20/19 5:06pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Doris Salton Age:
Drivers Address: Dickens, IA
Vehicle Description: Town & Country Van
Vehicle Damage: Disabling
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Thomas Jones Age:
Drivers Address: Emmetsburg, IA
Vehicle Description: International Tractor W/bailer
Vehicle Damage: Disabling to bailer
Vehicle Owner: Rod Dillard

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

INJURIES

Salton transported to SMH by Ambulance with possible injuries
Jones transported to SMH by personal vehicle with possible injuries

ACCIDENT DETAILS: Salton and Jones were Eastbound on Hwy 18 in the 2700MI. Salton failed to slow her vehicle when approaching Jones and rear ended the bailer.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
DEPUTIES # 21-11
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 3100MI 330th St
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 12/20/19

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Jordan Withers Age: 23
Drivers Address: Homeless
Vehicle Description: 2006 Dodge Ram 1500
Vehicle Damage: Disabling
Vehicle Owner: Wendy Withers

Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

None

ACCIDENT DETAILS: Withers was Eastbound on 330th St in the 1300MI when he lost control of his vehicle. He entered the North ditch and the vehicle rolled onto its top.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Withers
Address:
Charge: Careless Driving
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
DEPUTY # 21-5
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 3000 Mile of Hwy 18
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 12-15-2019 @ 4:30 a.m.

1st VEHICLE

Driver’s Name: Wesley Lloyd Age: 30
Driver’s Address: 427 W 4th Street – Spencer, Ia – 51301
Vehicle Description: 2003 Chevrolet Blazer
Vehicle Damage: $8000
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE

Driver’s Name: Unknown Age:
Driver’s Address:
Vehicle Description: Dark Colored Passenger Car
Vehicle Damage: Extensive - Suspected
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES: Lloyd was taken to Spencer Municpal hospital for injuries sustained during the collision

ACCIDENT DETAILS: On Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at approximately 4:35 a.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3000 mile of Hwy 18 for a report of a hit and run that occurred. Upon investigation at the scene, it was determined that Wesley Lloyd (30) of Spencer, Ia was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer eastbound on Hwy 18. Lloyd was pulling a recreational trailer behind his vehicle when an unknown female driving a dark colored passenger car collided with the trailer and finally the Lloyd vehicle. The female fled the scene prior to emergency services arriving. Lloyd was tended to by the Spencer Hospital Ambulance Service and transported to Spencer Hospital for injuries sustained during the collision. Damages to the Lloyd vehicle are estimated at $8000, a total loss. An investigation into the accident in on-going.

According to Lloyd, the unknown driver is described as a white female in her early to mid 20’s with shoulder length blond hair. She was wearing a dark coat with fur around the hood, blue jeans and Ugg boots. The vehicle was described as a dark colored passenger car, possibly a Chevrolet Impala. The vehicle would have extensive damage to the right front and passenger side. If you or anyone you know has information that could help in identifying the unknown driver, please contact the Clay County Sheriff’s Office at (712) 262-3221.

UPDATED!!!!!!!!

On Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at approximately 4:35 a.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3000 mile of Hwy 18 for a report of a hit and run that occurred. Upon investigation at the scene, it was determined that Wesley Lloyd (30) of Spencer, Ia was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer eastbound on Hwy 18. Lloyd was pulling a recreational trailer behind his vehicle when an unknown female driving a dark colored passenger car collided with the trailer and finally the Lloyd vehicle. The female fled the scene prior to emergency services arriving. Lloyd was tended to by the Spencer Hospital Ambulance Service and transported to Spencer Hospital for injuries sustained during the collision. Damages to the Lloyd vehicle are estimated at $8000, a total loss.

On December 19th, 2019, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Jennica Mielke of Laurens, Ia reference the accident. Mielke admitted to a deputy that she was the female that was involved with the accident. Mielke stated that she did not see the Lloyd vehicle when she was driving her 2004 Chevrolet Impala eastbound in the 3000 mile of Hwy 18. The Mielke vehicle subsequently collided with the rear end of the Lloyd vehicle. The damage was estimated at $4000 to the Mielke vehicle. Mielke was cited and released with a court date for the following charges: Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident – Non-scheduled Violation, Failure to Stop in Assured Clear Distance – Non-scheduled Violation, and Failure to Maintain or Use a Safety Belt – Scheduled Violation.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Jennica Mielke
Address: 10142 420th St. – Laurens, Ia – 50554
Charge: Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident – Non-scheduled Violation, Failure to Stop in Assured Clear Distance – Non-scheduled Violation, and Failure to Maintain or Use a Safety Belt – Scheduled Violation.
Citation issued: X Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-5
Date: 12-15-2019

COMPLAINTS:
Business/Persons Name:
Address:
Address of Complaint:
Date Complaint Reported:
Date Complaint Occurred: 12-15-2019
Type of Complaint: Traffic Stop

Details of Complaint: On Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at 1:05 a.m. the Clay County Sheriff's Office initiated a traffic stop in the 1000 block of 2nd Ave SE in Spencer, Ia on a 2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara for failing to obey the stop light at the intersection of Hwy 18 and 71. An investigation into the stop resulted in the 17 y/o male driver being issued juvenile referrals for Possession of Controlled Substance - Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession of Prescription Medication - Serious Misdemeanor. The 17 y/o was issued citations for Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device and Failure to Provide Proof of Liability and subsequently released to the care of his guardian.
A 16 y/o male passenger was also issued juvenile referrals for Possession of Controlled Substance - Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor and subsequently released to his guardian. There are currently no other charges pending at this time.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond: Released to Parents
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTY # 21-5
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 3200 Mile of Hwy 18
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 12-5-2019 @ 6:57p.m.

1st VEHICLE
Driver’s Name: Spencer LaFrenz Age: 19
Driver’s Address: 2178 120th Street – Larchwood, Ia – 51241
Vehicle Description: 1999 Pontiac Bonneville
Vehicle Damage: $6000
Vehicle Owner: Same

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

INJURIES: Minor

ACCIDENT DETAILS: On Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at approximately 6:57 p.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3200 Mile of Hwy 18 for a report of a car/deer collision involving a personal injury. Upon investigation at the scene, it was determined that Spencer LaFrenz (19) of Larchwood, IA was driving a 1999 Pontiac Bonneville eastbound in the 3200 Mile of Hwy 18 when a deer entered the roadway. The LaFrenz vehicle struck the deer causing an estimated $6000 damage. LaFrenz was evaluated by emergency medical services and released with minor injuries due to the collison.

CHARGES FILED: REF. ACCIDENT
Deputies # 21-10/ 21-19
Date: 12-9-19

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Jaquory Blackmon Age: 22
Persons Address: Mobile, Alabama
Date/Time of Arrest: 12-8-19/ 0134 hrs
Location of Arrest: 2500 mile of Hwy. 18
Arrest Charge: O.W.I. (1st)

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a speeding violation and upon investigation, it was found the driver, Blackmon, had been consuming alcoholic beverages. Blackmon was run through a series of field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for O.W.I. Blackmon was transported to the Clay County Sheriff's Office w/o incident. Blackmon was charged with O.W.I. (1st), a Serious Misdemeanor and Speeding, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-10
Date: 12-8-19

Arrest:
Persons Name: Jordan Michael Foy Age: 27
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa

Details of Arrest: On 12-06-19 at approximately 1859 hrs., Foy was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for the original charge of Violation of a No Contact Order. Bond was set at $300.00 cash or surety.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail:
Released on Bond: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 12-08-19

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Brett Dennis Age: 26
Persons Address: Omaha, Nebraska
Date/Time of Arrest: 12-7-19/ 0253 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 4600 mile of Hwy. 71
Arrest Charge: Driving Under Suspension

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was found the driver, Dennis, had a suspended drivers license. Dennis was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Dennis was charged with Driving Under Suspension, a Simple Misdemeanor and was held on a $300.00 cash or surety bond.
Deputies # 21-11
Date: 12/2/19

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Tyler Tae Wolf Age:
Persons Address: Johnston, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 12/2/19 @ 9:22am
Location of Arrest: 4500MI Hwy 71
Arrest Charge: Possession controlled substance 3rd offense, Possession of drug paraphernalia

Details of Arrest: On the above date and time a deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 450mi of Hwy 71 for a traffic violation. Through investigation it was found that Wolf was in possession of THC concentrate. Wolf was placed under arrest and brought to the Clay County Jail.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: XXX
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-5
Date: 12-4-2019

Arrest:
Persons Name: Wesley Lloyd Age: 30
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On December 4th, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, Wesley Lloyd (30) was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Domestic Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Class "D" Felony. Bond was set at No Bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: X
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-5
Date: 12-4-2019

Arrest:
Persons Name: Jodi Cruz Age: 36
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On December 4th, 2019 at approximately 8:55 pm, Jodi Cruz (36) was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Theft - 4th Degree. Bond was set at $1000 cash or surety.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail:
Released on Bond: X
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTIES # 21-8
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2700 Mile of Highway 71
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 12/5/2019 8:38 a.m.

1st VEHICLE:
Drivers name: Christopher Coleman-Samuels Age: 28
Drivers Address: Milford, IA
Vehicle Description: 2003 Mercury Mountaineer
Vehicle Damage: $3,000
Vehicle Owner: Christopher Coleman-Samuels
INJURIES: None

ACCIDENT DETAILS: Driver of unit 1 stated that he was traveling Southbound in the 2700 mile of Highway 71. He stated that his vehicle began to lose control and caused the vehicle to enter the median. As the vehicle entered the median it caused the vehicle to roll. The vehicle rolled approximately 2 times and landed upright again on its wheels in the Northbound lanes of Highway 71. Coleman-Samuels was transported to the Hospital with minor injuries. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Iowa State Patrol, Spencer Ambulance, Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office, Fostoria Rescue.

CHARGES FILED REF: ACCIDENT

Name: Christopher Coleman-Samuels
Address: Milford, IA
Charge: Failure to Maintain Control, and Operation without Registration
Citation issued: XX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputy # 21-09
Date: 12/03/19

Arrest:
Persons Name: Andrew Daryl Adams Age: 22
Location of Arrest: Sac County Jail

Details of Arrest: On 12/03/19 at approximately 7:30pm, Andrew Adams was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Burglary 2nd Degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, & Violation of a Protective Order. Bond was set at No Bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency: 
“A CRIMINAL CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION, AND THE DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.”