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


Deputies # 21-3
Date: 2/13/20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: John Bandomo Age: 34
Persons Address: 1735 Mace Ave, Nemaha IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-13-20/5:07PM
Location of Arrest: 10 Block W 17th Street
Arrest Charge: Driving while license suspended/No insurance/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Details of Arrest: On the above date and time a Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 10 block of W 17th street. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for driving while license suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia and no insurance.

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: 2-16-20

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Joshua Vargason Age: 38
Persons Address: Clarion, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-14-20/ 2336 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 900 block of S. Grand in Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: No Drivers License
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was found that the driver, Vargason didn't have a valid drivers license. Vargason was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Vargason was charged with No Drivers License, No Insurance, Operating a Non Registered Vehicle and a Turning Violation, all Simple Misdemeanors. Vargason was released on $300.00 cash or surety 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 # 21-7, 21-1
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 435th St and Highway 71
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 2/15/2020 @ 10:06 AM

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: MARY HENDERSON Age: 67
Drivers Address: SPENCER, IA
Vehicle Description: GREEN 2002 FORD TAURUS
Vehicle Damage: $4000
Vehicle Owner: SAME

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: VIRGINIA MCGUIRE Age: 72
Drivers Address: GREENVILLE, IA
Vehicle Description: WHITE 2004 FORD RANGER
Vehicle Damage: $3000
Vehicle Owner: SAME

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

INJURIES

UKNOWN

ACCIDENT DETAILS

ON FEBRUARY 15TH, APPROXIMATELY 10:06 AM, THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESPONDED TO A MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH AT 435TH ST AND HIGHWAY 71. VIRGINIA MCGUIRE WAS DRIVING A WHITE 2004 FORD RANGER AND STOPPED ON HIGHWAY 71 WAITING TO TURN ONTO 435TH ST. MARY HENDERSON WAS DRIVING A GREEN 2002 FORD TAURUS TRAVELING SOUTH BOUND ON HIGHWAY 71. HENDERSON COLLIDIED WITH THE REAR END OF MCGUIRE’S VEHICLE CAUSING HEAVY DAMAGE TO BOTH VEHICLES. HENDERSON WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE SPENCER HOSPITAL FOR INJURIES. MCGUIRE’S VEHICLE SUSTAINED APPROXIMATELY $3,000 IN DAMAGE AND HENDERSON’S VEHICLE SUSTAINED APPROXIMATELY $4,000 IN DAMAMGE. THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS ASSISITED ON SCENE BY ROYAL FIRE AND RESCUE AND THE SPENCER HOSPITAL AMBULANCE. THE ACCIDENT IS STILL UNDER INVESITIGATION.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending: XXX
CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
NEWS RELEASE FOR ACCIDENTS

DEPUTY # 21-5
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2900 Mile of Hwy 71
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 2-12-2020 @ 7:00 p.m.

1st VEHICLE

Driver’s Name: Hunter Horst Age: 24
Driver’s Address: 3426 355th Street – Ruthven, Ia – 51358
Vehicle Description: 2007 Saturn Ion
Vehicle Damage: Estimated $5000
Vehicle Owner: Tammy Horst

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

INJURIES

Minor injuries – medical services denied

ACCIDENT DETAILS

On the evening of Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at approximately 7:05 p.m. Hunter Horst (24) of Ruthven, Ia was driving a 2007 Saturn Ion southbound in the 2900 mile of Hwy 71 when a gust of snow blew across the roadway causing his vision to be impaired. Horst struck a drift causing him to lose control of the vehicle and enter the west ditch. Upon entering the ditch, the vehicle rolled half-way and landed on the roof. Horst sustained minor injuries during the accident. The estimated damages to the vehicle are $5000. No citations.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued:
Placed in Jail:
Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 2-12-20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Christopher Gabbard Age: 24
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-10-20/ 2240 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3200 mile of Hwy. 18
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 that the driver, Gabbard, had a suspended drivers license. Gabbard was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Gabbard was charged with Driving Under Suspension, No Proof of Insurance and Failure to Carry Registration Card, all Simple Misdemeanors. Gabbard was held to appear before the Magistrate on a $573.25 cash or surety 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:
Deputy # 21-10
Date: 2-12-20

Arrest:
Persons Name: Jason Gunn Age: 42
Location of Arrest: 719 1/2 2nd Ave. West Spencer, Iowa

Details of Arrest: On 2-11-20 at approximately 1936 hrs., Jason Gunn was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Theft (5th). Bond was set at $300.00 cash or surety.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-7
Date: 2/11/2020

COMPLAINTS:
Business/Persons Name: SHAWN KIERSCHT
Address: SPENCER, IA
Address of Complaint: HWY 71 AND 480TH ST
Date Complaint Reported: 2/1/2020
Date Complaint Occurred: 2/1/2020
Type of Complaint: RECKLESS USE OF A FIREARM

Details of Complaint: KIERSCHT WAS DRIVING A 2011 FORD F150 SOUTHBOUND ON HWY 71 NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HWY 71 AND 480TH ST WHEN HE HEARD SOMETHING STRIKE HIS VEHICLE. KIERSCHT CONTINUED DRIVING AND LATER OBSERVED A BULLET HOLE IN THE SIDE OF HIS VEHICLE.
THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE BELIEVES THIS WAS AN ACCIDENT CAUSED BY POOR JUDGEMENT AND THAT THE SHOOTER WAS MOST LIKELY SHOOTING AT COYOTES. THERE IS NO EVIDENCE TO SHOW ANY INTENT THAT THE VEHICLE WAS SHOT ON PURPOSE. THERE ARE NO SUSPECTS AT THIS TIME.
THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THOSE SHOOTING RIFLES, TO BE MINDFUL OF WHAT IS BEHIND THEIR TARGET.
Deputies # 21-3
Date: 2/9/20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Jaime Soria Age: 27
Persons Address: 307 Church St, Royal
Date/Time of Arrest: 2/9/20/4:48PM
Location of Arrest: 307 Church St, Royal
Arrest Charge: Domestic Abuse Assault-1st Offense

Details of Arrest: On the above date and time deputies responded to the above address for a domestic assault. Upon investigation Jamie Soria was arrested and transported to the Clay County Jail on the charge of Domestic Abuse Assault-1st Offense

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: X
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputy # 21-8
Date: 2-9-2020

Arrest:
Persons Name: Ketzell Leonard Zeledon Age: 28
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail

Details of Arrest: On February 9, 2020 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Zeledon was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office on an active Clay County Warrant for Parole 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:
Deputies # 21-8
Date: 2-7-2020

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Kira Lily-Florence Pullen Age: 20
Persons Address: Spencer, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-7-2020 @ 11:32 p.m.
Location of Arrest: 300 block of W. 18th Street in Spencer
Arrest Charge: Driving While License Suspended

Details of Arrest: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an infraction. During the stop it was discovered that the driver's license was Suspended and did not possess a valid drivers license. Pullen 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:
DEPUTIES # 21-1
ACCIDENT LOCATION: Hwy 18/M50
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 02/07/20 08:44 AM

1st VEHICLE
Drivers name: Vicky Colon Age: 43
Drivers Address: Ruthven, IA
Vehicle Description: 2014 Chevy Traverse
Vehicle Damage: $3000
Vehicle Owner: Same as driver

2nd VEHICLE
Drivers Name: Unknown Age: Unk
Drivers Address: Unk
Vehicle Description: Semi with box trailer
Vehicle Damage: Unk
Vehicle Owner: Unk

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

INJURIES: None

ACCIDENT DETAILS: Colon was traveling east on Hwy 18 when she met a semi traveling west bound. The trailer of the semi lost control and struck the drivers side of Colon's vehicle. The semi did not stop at the scene and at this time has not been located. Colon was not injured in this accident. Any information on who the semi driver is or vehicleP information can be given to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 2-6-20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Keith Gentry Age: 49
Persons Address: Peterson, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-5-20/ 2119 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 108 Pine St. Peterson, Iowa
Arrest Charge: P.C.S.-Marijuana

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Sheriff's Deputy was serving civil papers at the residence of 108 Pine St in Peterson. Upon making contact with Keith Gentry, the Deputy smelled an odor of marijuana. Upon investigation, marijuana and drug paraphernalia was located in the residence. Gentry was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Gentry 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.
DEPUTIES # 21-11
ACCIDENT LOCATION: Hwy 71 and 500th ST
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 2/4/20 @ 2:55PM

1st VEHICLE
Drivers name: Nitosha Kelsey Age:
Drivers Address: Alta, IA
Vehicle Description: 2017 Jeep
Vehicle Damage: Disabling
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE
Drivers Name: Debbra Feltner Age:
Drivers Address: Lakeside, IA
Vehicle Description: 2009 Lincoln
Vehicle Damage: Disabling
Vehicle Owner: Same

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

INJURIES: Non-Life Threatening- to both parties

ACCIDENT DETAILS: Kelsey was southbound on Hwy 71 approaching the intersection. Feltner was northbound on Hwy 71. Kelsey attempted to turn left in front of Feltner and the two collided. Both drivers were transported to the Spencer Hospital and both vehicles were towed away.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Kelsey
Address:
Charge: Failure to yield upon left turn
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 2-2-20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Tony Putzier Jr. Age: 28
Persons Address: 3655 240th Ave. Lot #7 Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-2-20/ 2006 hrs.
Location of Arrest: Same Above
Arrest Charge: 2 Clay County Arrest Warrants

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy conducted an arrest warrant check on Putzier in reference to two Clay County arrest warrants for Violation of Probation and Failing to Register as a Sex Offender. Putzier was held w/o bond on the warrant for Violation of Probation and held on a $2,000 cash or surety bond on the warrant for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender.

The deputy had been conducting an investigation on Putzier for additional violations. Putzier was subsequently charged with an aditional Sex Offender Verification Violation, an Aggravated Misdemeanor. Putzier was held on an additional $2,000.00 cash or surety 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:
Deputy # 21-9
Date: 2/1/20

Arrest:
Persons Name: Loel Hunt Age: 72
Location of Arrest: Webb IA

Details of Arrest: On 2/1/20 at approximately 12:10am, Loel Hunt 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 $600.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Held in Clay County Jail: XXX
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 2-1-20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Carlos Chavez Age: 34
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 2-1-20/ 2311 hrs
Location of Arrest: 4400 mile of Hwy. 71
Arrest Charge: No Drivers License

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was found that the driver, Chavez, didn't have a drivers license. Chavez was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail without incident. Chavez was charged with No Drivers License, a Simple Misdemeanor and was later released on a $300.00 cash bond.
Deputies # 21-4
Date: 1/28/2020

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Maria Hernandez Age: 46
Persons Address: Storm Lake
Date/Time of Arrest: January 28, 2020 at 9:10
Location of Arrest: 3900 mile of Highway 71
Arrest Charge: Driving while suspended

Details of Arrest: On January 28, 2020 at approximately 8:50 pm, a Clay County Deputy initaited a traffic stop on a 2013 Nissan Altima for a speeding violation. Upon further investigation, it was found that the driver, Maria Hernandez, had a suspended license. Hernandez was taken into custody for driving while license suspended and was transported to the Clay County Jail without any further incident.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond: X
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTIES # 21-11
ACCIDENT LOCATION: M27&Hwy 18
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 1/30/20 @ 0830AM

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Glen Hammerstorm Age:
Drivers Address: Hartley, IA
Vehicle Description: 2017 Jeep
Vehicle Damage: Minor
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Holly Johnson Age:
Drivers Address: Hartley, IA
Vehicle Description: 2019 Silverado
Vehicle Damage: Minor
Vehicle Owner: Same

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

INJURIES: Non-Life Threatening- Johnson

ACCIDENT DETAILS:Hammerstorm was attempting to turn south onto M27 from Hwy 18 and slid on the slick roads colliding with Johnson. Johnson was facing north and stopped at the stop sign waiting for cross traffic. Johnson was transported to Spencer Hospital by private vehicle.
Deputies # 21-4
Date: January 29, 2020

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Lezly Boblit Age: 43
Persons Address: Royal, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: January 28, 2020 @ 11:10 pm
Location of Arrest: 204 1st Avenue, Royal, IA
Arrest Charge: Domestic Abuse Assault and Child Endangerment

Details of Arrest: On January 28, 2020 at approximately 11:10 pm, the Clay County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance at 204 1st Avenue, in Royal. After investigation at the scene, Lezly Boblit was taken into custody for domestic abuse assualt and child endangerment. She was transported to the Clay County Jail without further 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:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 1-28-20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Cameron Shuck Age: 30
Persons Address: Homeless
Date/Time of Arrest: 1-28-20
Location of Arrest: 1st Ave. West and W. 3rd St. in Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: 9 counts of Sex Offender Registration Violation (Class "D" Felony)

Details of Arrest: The Clay County Sheriff's Office has recently been investigating a local Registered Sex Offender in Spencer. It was determined that 30 year old Cameron Shuck was failing to keep his registration up to date as required by law. On Tuesday January 28th, the Spencer Police Department assisted Clay County Deputies by locating Shuck. Shuck was placed under arrest by a Clay County Deputy in reference to the sex offender registration investigation. He was transported to the Jail w/o incident. Shuck was charged with 9 counts of Sex Offender Registration Violation, all Class "D" Felonies. Shuck was held on a $5,000.00 cash or surety 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 # 21-3
Date: 1/24/20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: AMANDA NICOLE NOLETTE Age: 31
Persons Address: STUART, MN
Date/Time of Arrest: 1/24/20/10:06PM
Location of Arrest: 100 BLK NW HIGHWAY AVE/ FOSTORIA
Arrest Charge: Possession of controlled substance-marijuana 3rd offense/ Arrest warrant

Details of Arrest: A CLAY COUNTY DEPUTY INITIATED A TRAFFIC STOP ON A VHEICL IN THE 100 BLK OF NW HIGHWAY AVE IN FOSTORIA. UPON INVESTIGATION IT WAS DISCOVERED THE PASSENGER, AMANDA NOLETTE, HAD A ACTIVE WARRANT OUT OF PALO ALTO COUNTY. NOLETTE WAS ALSO FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: X
Held in Jail for Other Agency: X
Deputies # 21-3
Date: 1/24/20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: TIMOTHY GARTH HANSEN Age: 35
Persons Address: MANKATO, MN
Date/Time of Arrest: 1/24/20/10:06PM
Location of Arrest: 100 BLK NW HIGHWAY AVE/ FOSTORIA
Arrest Charge: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED

Details of Arrest: A CLAY COUNTY DEPUTY INITIATED A TRAFFIC STOP ON A VHEICL IN THE 100 BLK OF NW HIGHWAY AVE IN FOSTORIA. UPON INVESTIGATION IT WAS DISCOVERED TIMOTHY HANSEN WAS OPERATING THE VEHICLE AND HAS A SUSPENDED IOWA DRIVERS LICENSE. HANSEN WAS ALSO ISSUED TWO CITATIONS FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released: X
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10/ 21-9
Date: 1-24-20

COMPLAINTS
Business/Persons Name: Anonymous
Address: 1300 mile of Hwy. 18
Address of Complaint: same
Date Complaint Reported: 1-24-20
Date Complaint Occurred: 1-24-20
Type of Complaint: Vehicle in the ditch

Details of Complaint: The Clay County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a vehicle in the ditch approximately 1 mile east of Barb's Corner On Hwy. 18.

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Michael Davids Age: 30
Persons Address: Estherville, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 1-24-20/ 0202 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 1300 mile of Hwy. 18
Arrest Charge: O.W.I. (1st)

Details of Arrest: Upon the arrival of a Clay County Deputy, contact was made with the driver, Davids, and it was found he had been consuming alcoholic beverages. Davids was run through a series of field sobriety tests and upon completion, he was placed under arrest for O.W.I. Davids was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Davids was charged with Failure to Maintain Control, a Simple Misdemeanor and O.W.I. (1st) a Serious Misdemeanor. Davids was held to appear before the Magistrate.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10/ 21-9
Date: 1-24-20

ARRESTS:
Persons Name: Owen Kilts Age: 45
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 1-23-20/ 2331 hrs.
Location of Arrest: Hwy. 18 west of 100th Ave.
Arrest Charge: No Drivers License

Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was found that the driver, Kilts, had a revoked Minnesota drivers license. Kilts was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Kilts was charged with No Drivers License, No Insurance and Failure to Carry Registration Card, all Simple Misdemeanors. Kilts was held to appear before the Magistrate on a $573.75 cashor surety bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTIES # 21-7
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 1900 Mile of B-40
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 1/22/2020 @ 6:00 AM

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: TREVOR LANSINK Age: 28
Drivers Address: PRIMGHAR, IA
Vehicle Description: 2006 GMC SERRIA
Vehicle Damage: PASSENGER-$3,000
Vehicle Owner: TREVOR LANSINK

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: JOSE MENENDEZ-MUNOZ Age: 39
Drivers Address: WORTHINGTON, MN
Vehicle Description: 2013 CHEVROLET VAN
Vehicle Damage: REAR-$2,500
Vehicle Owner: L and K POULTRY SERVICES, LLC

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

INJURIES: N/A

ACCIDENT DETAILS: ON JANUARY 22ND, 2020, THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS CALLED TO THE 1900 MILE OF B-40 FOR A REPORT OF A 2 VEHICLE COLLISION. TREVOR LANSINK WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND IN A 2006 GMC SERRIA AND JOSE MENENDEZ-MUNOZ WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND IN A 2013 CHEVROLET VAN. DUE TO THE ICY ROAD CONDITIONS, LANSINK WAS UNABLE TO STOP AND STRUCK THE REAR OF THE VAN MENENDEZ-MUNOZ WAS DRIVING. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. ESTMATED DAMAGE TO LANSINK’S VEHICLE WAS APPROXIMATELY $3,000 AND DAMAGE TO MENENDEZ-MUNOZ’S VEHICLE WAS ESTTMATED TO BE $2,500.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT
Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:X
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:
“A CRIMINAL CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION, AND THE DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.”