Clay County, Iowa Sheriff's Office News Releases for criminal complaints, arrests and accidents.

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


DEPUTIES # 21-9
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 490th St / 320th Ave
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 11/15/18 @ 4:50pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Michael Kunath Age: 30
Drivers Address: Spencer, IA
Vehicle Description: 2003 Chevy Tahoe
Vehicle Damage: $8,000 – Total Loss
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Jeffery Mohr Age: 58
Drivers Address: Webb, IA
Vehicle Description: 2001 Dodge Durango
Vehicle Damage: $10,000 – Total Loss
Vehicle Owner: Patti Mohr

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

INJURIES – Minor to both drivers


ACCIDENT DETAILS – Mohr was northbound on 320th Ave and Kunath was eastbound on 490th St. Both vehicles collided at the intersection. Mohr broadsided Kunath on the driver’s side causing both vehicles to enter the ditch. Mohr failed to yield the right of way at an uncontrolled intersection. Only minor injuries were reported.



CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Jeffery Mohr
Address: Webb
Charge: Failure to Yield the Right of Way
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
DEPUTIES # 21-10
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2900 mile of Hwy. 18
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 11-15-18/ 1727 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Jenny Drost Age: 37
Drivers Address: Spencer, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2012 Dodge Dart
Vehicle Damage: $3,500.00
Vehicle Owner: Curtis Drost

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

none

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was traveling west in the 2900 mile of Hwy. 18 and struck a deer that entered the roadway.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 11-15-18

COMPLAINTS

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Date Complaint Reported:
Date Complaint Occurred:
Type of Complaint:
Details of Complaint:

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Sarah Graves Age: 33
Persons Address: Hartley, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 11-14-18/ 1058 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3500 mile of 200th Ave.
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, Graves, had a suspended drivers license. Graves was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Graves was charged with Dark Windows, No Insurance and Driving Under Suspension, all Simple Misdemeanors. Graves was released on a $573.75 cash or 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 # 21-10
Date: 11-15-18
COMPLAINTS

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Date Complaint Occurred:
Type of Complaint:
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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Carl Leggett Age: 55
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 11-14-18/ 1429 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Failure to Appear to Serve Prison Sentence
Details of Arrest: Leggett was picked up in Emmetsburg and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Leggett was served the warrant and is currently being held w/o bond.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
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Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTIES # 21-10
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2700 mile of 170th Avenue
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 11-9-18/ 1723 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Cain Hanson Age: 16
Drivers Address: Milford, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2003 Chevy Silverado Pickup
Vehicle Damage: $1,500.00
Vehicle Owner: Gregory Hanson

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

none

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was traveling north in the 2700 mile of 170th Avenue and struck a deer that entered the roadway.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
DEPUTIES # 21-10
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 3500 mile of 240th Avenue
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 11-09-18/ 1915 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Mark Van Roekel Age: 56
Drivers Address: Sioux Center, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2002 Dodge Caravan
Vehicle Damage: $1,500.00
Vehicle Owner: Same Above

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

none

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was traveling north in the 3500 mile of 240th Avenue and struck a deer that entered the roadway.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:


DEPUTIES # 21-10
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 240th Avenue and 420th St.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 11-09-18

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Tracy Mccallum Age: 33
Drivers Address: Hartley, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 1996 Chevy Tahoe
Vehicle Damage: $2,500.00
Vehicle Owner: Marcy Mccallum

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

none

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 unsafely backed south in the 4100 mile of 240th Avenue and backed southeast onto 420th St. Unit 1 drove north and onto the edge of the northeast ditch, lost control and rolled onto its top and came to rest facing west.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Tracy Mccallum
Address: Hartley, Iowa
Charge: Failure to Maintain Control
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-1
Date: 11/08/18

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Mark Keniston Age: 29
Persons Address: Emmetsburg, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 11/08/18 11:00 AM
Location of Arrest: Palo Alto County
Arrest Charge: Warrants for Possession with intent to deliver, marijuana and methamphetamine, failure to affix drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Details of Arrest: Keniston was arrested in Palo Alto County and transported to the Clay County Jail. The warrants stemmed from charges from the Spencer Police Department.

Disposition of Arrested Person:
Citation Given & Released:
Released on Bond:
Held in Jail to Appear Before Magistrate: $50,000 bond
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-1 21-3 21-6
Date: 11/8/18

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Casey Mote
Age: 35
Persons Address: Sioux City, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 11/08/18 08:11 AM
Location of Arrest: 1600 mile B40
Arrest Charge: possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, driving while suspended and speeding
Details of Arrest: On 11/08/18 the Clay County Sheriff initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Casey Mote and his driver’s license was found to be suspended for nonpayment of Iowa fines. Mote was also wanted out of Woodbury Co for three active warrants. Mote gave consent to search the vehicle and marijuana with drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle. Mote was taken to the Clay County jail and held on $6000 bond from Woodbury and $1000 bond from the Clay County Charges. This case is still under investigation.
Deputies # 21-10
Date:

COMPLAINTS

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Date Complaint Reported:
Date Complaint Occurred:
Type of Complaint:
Details of Complaint:

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Lezly Boblit Age: 42
Persons Address: Royal, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 11-6-18/ 701 hrs
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: O.W.I. (2nd)
Details of Arrest: On October 18th, 2018 at approximately 1413 hrs, the Clay County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a vehicle in the ditch. Upon arrival, it was found the ditch was on fire and the car had been slightly burned. During the investigation, it was found the driver, Lezly Boblit, had been consuming alcoholic beverages and due to possible injuries, Boblit was transported to the Spencer E.R. for treatment. The Clay County Sheriff's Office continued their investigation for Operating While Intoxicated at the Spencer E.R. and had requested a urine specimen for chemical testing. Upon receiving the test results from the Department of Criminal Investigation, it was found Boblit had been Operating while Intoxicated. Boblit met with a Deputy at the Clay County Sheriff's Office on the morning of November 6th, 2018, and was taken into custody. Boblit was charged with O.W.I. (2nd) an Aggravated Misdemeanor, Open Container and Failure to Maintain Control, both Simple Misdemeanors. Boblit 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 # 21-5
Date: 11-5-18

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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Nathan Ehrig Age: 37
Persons Address: Emmetsburg
Date/Time of Arrest:
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail
Arrest Charge: Theft Second Degree Clay County Warrant
Details of Arrest: On November 4th 2018 at 3:30 P.M. a Clay County Deputy Transported Ehrig from the Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office to the Clay County Jail, for a Clay County Warrant. The warrant was for Second Degree Theft. Once at the Jail Ehrig was served the warrant. Ehrig is 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:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
DEPUTIES # 21-9
ACCIDENT LOCATION:
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 10/31/18 @5:30pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Gabriella Carpenter Age: 16
Drivers Address: Royal, IA
Vehicle Description: 05 Chevrolet Silverado
Vehicle Damage: Total Loss
Vehicle Owner:

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

Suspected Minor

ACCIDENT DETAILS

A Black 05 Chevrolet Silverado was southbound in the 3600 block of 150th Ave. An animal ran out into the road. The driver Gabriella Carpenter of Royal swerved to miss the animal causing her to lose control of her vehicle. Carpenter entered the west ditch and rolled the vehicle. Minor injuries were reported.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10/ 21-9/ 21-31/ 21-27
Date: 11-1-18

COMPLAINTS

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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Nichole Burch Age: 36
Persons Address: Hartley, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-31-18/ 1704 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 2100 mile of Hwy. 18
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Violation of Probation
Details of Arrest: A Spencer Police Officer had seen Burch driving a white Chevy Uplander and got caught in traffic and notified a Clay County Deputy of her direction of travel. The Clay County Deputy located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle with having prior knowledge of the driver, Burch, having a Clay County warrant for her arrest. Upon making contact with Burch, the arrest warrant was confirmed and Burch was placed under arrest. A search of the vehicle was conducted and an open container was located. Burch was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Burch was served the arrest warrant and was charged with Open Container, a Simple Misdemeanor and was held on a $2,000.00 cash only bond for the warrant and a $472.50 cash or surety bond on the open container violation. The Clay County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Spencer Police Department.

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
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 300th St. and 130th Ave.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 10-31-18/ 1321 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Matthew Mayou Age: 28
Drivers Address: Terril, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2013 Chevy Silverado K2500 Pickup
Vehicle Damage: $3,500.00
Vehicle Owner: Ag Partners

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Jacob Pearson Age: 40
Drivers Address: Algona, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2007 Freightliner Semi
Vehicle Damage: $200.00
Vehicle Owner: J. F. Edwards Construction

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

INJURIES

none

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was following Unit 2 south bound in the 2900 mile of 130th Ave. The driver of Unit 1 saw Unit 2 had a right turn signal on to turn west onto 300th St. Unit 2 pulled into the north bound lane to make a wide turn. Unit 1 continued south and saw Unit 2 turning west onto 300th St. Unit 1 slowed, turned west through the northwest corner of the ditch to avoid colliding with Unit 2 and struck Unit 2’s trailer.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Matthew Mayou
Address: Terril, Iowa
Charge: Fail to Stop in Assured Clear Distance
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 10-31-18

COMPLAINTS

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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Jereca Schroder Age: 27
Persons Address: Cherokee, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-31-18
Location of Arrest: Cherokee County Jail
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Prbation Violation
Details of Arrest: Schroder was turned over to the custody of Clay County Sheriff's Office on the Clay County Arrest Warrant. Schroder was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident and is currently being held ona $5,000.00 cash only 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 # 21-10/ 21-2/ D.O.T. #405
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 1400 mile of Hwy. 18
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 10-31-18/ 0720 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Joel Pedersen Age: 62
Drivers Address: Spencer, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2008 Toyota Prius
Vehicle Damage: $3,000.00
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Jacqueline Stoltz Age: 66
Drivers Address: Hartley, Iowa
Vehicle Description: 2012 Chrysler Town and Country
Vehicle Damage: $8,000
Vehicle Owner: Same

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

INJURIES

None

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was traveling west in the 1400 mile of Hwy. 18 and struck a deer that entered the roadway from the south ditch. Unit 2 was traveling east in the 1400 mile of Hwy. 18 and struck the deer that Unit 1 had just hit.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-1, 21-2, 21-3
Date: 10/29/18

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Demetrious Wright Age: 37
Persons Address: Spencer Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10/29/18 11:16 AM
Location of Arrest: 2000 mile Hwy 18
Arrest Charge: Violation of a protection order, no license, and no insurance.
Details of Arrest: An off duty Police Officer saw the defendant with a female in north Dyno’s gas station. The Officer knew there was an active no contact order in place for the two subjects. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was able to make a traffic stop on the vehicle after it had left the gas station. The driver was identified as Demetrious Wright and the no contact order was verified with Palo Alto County. The female passenger was identified as the protected party. Wright was 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 # 21-10
Date: 10-27-17

COMPLAINTS

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Date Complaint Reported:
Date Complaint Occurred:
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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Brady Griffin Age: 45
Persons Address: Sanborn, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-26-18/ 1626 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 401 E. 2nd St. Everly, Iowa
Arrest Charge: 2- O' Brien County Arrest Warrants for Vioalation of a No Contact Order and Contempt of Court
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy recognized Griffin in the yard of 401 E. 2nd St. and knew he Griffin had warrants for his arrest. The Deputy made contact with Griffin and upon confirmation of the warrants, placed him under arrest and transported him to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Griffin was held on a $1,000.00 cash or surety bond and since he was unable to post bond, he was later turned over to the O' Brien County Sheriff's Office.

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
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 3100 mile of 200th Ave.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 1554 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Ronette Kersting Age: 45
Drivers Address: Yorkville, Illinois
Vehicle Description: 2018 Buick Enclave
Vehicle Damage: $3,000.00
Vehicle Owner: Same

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

n/a

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was traveling south in the 3100 mile of 200th Avenue and struck a deer that entered the roadway from the west ditch.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name:
Address:
Charge:
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
DEPUTIES # 21-10
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 140th Avenue and 345th St.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 10-27-18/ 0742 hrs.

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Derek Maynes Age: 27
Drivers Address: Salome, Arizona
Vehicle Description: 2017 Dodge Ram Pickup
Vehicle Damage: $2,000.00
Vehicle Owner: Union Leasing Trust

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

Possible minor injuries

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Unit 1 was traveling west on 345th St. and was approaching the T-intersection of 140th Avenue. The driver of Unit 1 didn’t realize it was a T-intersection and attempted to slow. Unit 1 was unable to slow enough to turn and went airborne off of the T-intersection. When landing, unit 1 hit the ditch embankment, struck a street sign and an Evertek fiber PED. Unit 1 continued west over the fence and into the field and came to rest. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Everly Fire and Rescue and the Spencer E.M.S.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Derek Maynes
Address:
Charge: Failure to Maintain Control
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10/ 21-4
Date: 10-23-18

COMPLAINTS

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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Randall Nieman Age: 50
Persons Address: Ayrshire, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-22-18/ 1813 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 140th Ave. and 440th St.
Arrest Charge: O.W.I. (1st)
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and upon investigation, it was determined the driver, Nieman, had been consuming alcoholic beverages. Nieman was run through a series of field sobriety tests and upon completion, was placed placed under arrest for Operating While Intoxicated. Nieman was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Nieman was charged with O.W.I. (1st), a Serious Misdemeanor, Reckless Driving and Speeding, both Simple Misdemeanors. Nieman 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
Date: 10-23-18

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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Johnathon Koenig Age: 30
Persons Address: Gillett Grove, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-18-18/ 1724 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Violation of Probation
Details of Arrest: Koenig was an inmate in the Clay County Jail and was served with a Clay County Arrest Warrant for Violation of Probation. Koenig was held on an additonal $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:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 10-09-18

COMPLAINTS

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Persons Name: Dawn Vanderhoff Age: 32
Persons Address: Ruthven, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-08-18/ 1501 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3500 mile of 340th Ave.
Arrest Charge: 2-Clay County Arrest Warrants for Failure to Appear on the original charges of Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card
Details of Arrest: The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office had Vanderhoff in custody and turned her over to the custody of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Vanderhoff was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Vanderhoff was held on a $4,000.00 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 # 21-10
Date: 10-8-18

COMPLAINTS:

Business/Persons Name: John Newgard
Address: 5015 340th Ave.
Address of Complaint:
Date Complaint Reported: 10--3-18 and 10-4-18
Date Complaint Occurred: 10-2-18 to 10-4-18
Type of Complaint: Harassment
Details of Complaint:

ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Clint Fetzer Age: 45
Persons Address: 5085 340th Ave. Webb, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-05-18/ 1520 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Harassment (2nd), Malicious Prosecution and False Reports
Details of Arrest: On the afternoon of October 4th, 2018, the Clay County Sheriff's Office was investigating a harassment complaint on Clint Fetzer and while interviewing the complainant, Newgard, the Clay County Communication Center received a call from John Newgard, who was wanting to turn himself in for stealing 20 hogs over the past four months. Upon investigation, it was found the call was made by Fetzer. On Friday, October 5th, 2018, Fetzer was in custody at the Clay County Jail reference another incident and was additionally charged with Harassment (2nd), Malicious Prosecution and False Reports, all Serious Misdemeanors. Fetzer was held on a $1,000.00 cash or 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 # 21-10
Date: 10-8-18

COMPLAINTS

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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Wesley Lloyd Age: 29
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 10-04-18/ 1927 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Violation of Release
Details of Arrest: Lloyd was taken into custody and was served with the arrest warrant. Loyd was held w/o bond to appear before the Magistrate.

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 # 21-9
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 2100 Block 280th St.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 10/4/18 @ 8:15pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: David James Schmidt Age: 38
Drivers Address: Spencer
Vehicle Description: 1997 Honda Accord
Vehicle Damage: Total Loss
Vehicle Owner:

2nd VEHICLE

Drivers Name: Age:
Drivers Address:
Vehicle Description:
Vehicle Damage:
Vehicle Owner:

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

INJURIES

Minor

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Schmidt was westbound out of Fostoria, IA when he lost control of the vehicle. He entered the south ditch and rolled the vehicle multiple times. Schmidt walked back to his residence. While investigating the accident deputies had reason to believe Schmidt was under the influence of alcohol and checked Schmidt’s sobriety level. Schmidt was placed under arrest for Operating While Intoxicated.

CHARGES FILED REF. ACCIDENT

Name: Scmidt
Address:
Charge: OWI 1st & Driving While Suspended
Citation issued: Placed in Jail: XXX Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-28-18

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Date Complaint Reported:
Date Complaint Occurred:
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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Dianna Payne Age: 30
Persons Address: 204 W. Calumet St. George, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-28-18/ 1632 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Failure to Appear
Details of Arrest: Payne was an inmate in the Clay County Jail and was served with a Clay County Arrest Warrant for Failing to Appear in Court for the Original Charge of Driving While Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor. Payne 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:
Held in Jail for Other Agency:
Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-25-18

COMPLAINTS

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Date Complaint Occurred:
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ARRESTS:

Persons Name: Kyle Strohman Age: 26
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-24-18/ 1526 hrs
Location of Arrest: 4000 mile of 130th Avenue, Royal, Iowa
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 Strohman was violating the conditions of his restricted drivers license. Strohman was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Strohman was charged with Driving Under Suspension, Violation of Conditions of a Restricted Drivers License and Operating a Non-Registered Vehicle. Strohman was held on a $566.25 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-14-18

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Persons Name: Garrett Longnecker Age: 22
Persons Address: Cambridge, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-11-18/ 1220 hrs.
Location of Arrest: Clay County Fairgrounds
Arrest Charge: Sex Offender Area/ Activity Violation (1st)
Details of Arrest: The Clay County Sheriff's Office received information of Longnecker working/ subcontracting at the Clay County Fair and would be in violation of the Sex Offender Exclusionary Rule by doing so. Upon investigation, it was found Longnecker was working at the fair and was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Longnecker was charged with Sex Offender Area/Activity Violation (1st) and was held on a $2,000.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-16-18

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Persons Name: Loren Weier Age: 60
Persons Address: Linn Grove, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-15-18/ 1818 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 4700 mile of 140th Ave.
Arrest Charge: Driving Under Suspension
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop after having identified the driver, Weier, and with having prior knowledge of him having a suspended drivers license. Upon making contact with Weier, he was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County jail w/o incident. Weier was charged with Driving Under Suspension and No Insurance, both Simple Misdemeanors. Weier was held on a $566.25 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-15-18

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Persons Name: Damon Teepe Age: 22
Persons Address: Laurens, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-11-18/ 1532 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Clay County Arrest Warrant-Vioation of Probation
Details of Arrest: Teepe was arrested and served with the Clay County arrest warrant for Violation of Probation. Teepe was held on a $5,000.00 cash only bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-15-18

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Persons Name: Robert Reitz Age: 28
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-14-18/ 1518 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Sex Offender Verification Violation
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy conducted an investigation of a sex offender violation and upon completion, it was found Reitz had been failing to notify the Clay County Sheriff's Office of changes on his relevant information. Reitz was placed under arrest and was charged with Sex Offender Verification Violation, an Aggravated Misdemeanor. Reitz was held on a $2,000.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-9
Date: 9/16/18

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Persons Name: ZINRRY JOSUE RODRIGUEZ Age: 30
Persons Address: Addison, Texas
Date/Time of Arrest: 9/15/18 @ 11:46pm
Location of Arrest: 270th St / Highway 71
Arrest Charge: OWI 1st & Speed
Details of Arrest: Rodriguez was driving a 2003 Ford F350 Northbound on Highway 71 out of Spencer. He was stopped by a Clay County Deputy for speeding 90mph in 65mph zone. Rodriguez's sobriety was checked. It was determined that Rodriguez was impaired and placed under arrest for OWI and transported to the Clay County Jail. Rodriguez was charged with OWI 1st Offense and Speed.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-11-18

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Persons Name: Thomas Letien Age: 23
Persons Address: Everly, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-10-18/ 1304 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3500 mile of 200th Ave.
Arrest Charge: Driving While Revoked
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop with having prior knowledge of the driver, Letien, having a revoked drivers license. Upon making contact, Letien was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Letien was charged with Driving While Revoked, a Serious Misdemeanor. Letien was held on a $1,000.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-11-18

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Persons Name: Jason Woodard Age: 45
Persons Address: Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-11-18/ 1325 hrs.
Location of Arrest: Clay County Jail
Arrest Charge: Sex Offender Verification Violation
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy conducted an investigation on Jason Woodard and a possible Sex Offender Verification Violation. Upon completion, it was found Woodard failed to updated his verification of relevant information to the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Woodard was charged with Sex Offender Verification Violation, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and was held to appear before the Magistrate on a $2,000.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-11-18

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Persons Name: Martin Stallings Age: 45
Persons Address: Peterson, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-10-18/ 1126 hrs.
Location of Arrest: alley behind Ampride 3 in Peterson, Iowa
Arrest Charge: Driving Under Suspension
Details of Arrest: A Clay County Deputy initated a traffic stop with having prior knowledge of Stallings having a suspended drivers license. Upon making contact with Stallings, he was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Stallings was turned over to jail staff for booking, charged with Driving Under Suspension and No Insurance, both Simple Misdemeanors. Stallings was released on a $566.25 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10
Date: 9-10-18

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Persons Name: Jonathan Markley Age: 34
Persons Address: Havelock, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-6-18/ 1617 hrs.
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: 2 Clay County Arrest Warrants for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Details of Arrest: Markley was arrested without incident and was served the warrants. Markley was held on a $2,500.00 cash or surety bond.

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DEPUTIES # 21-9
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 1700 block of 350th St.
DATE & TIME OF ACCIDENT: 9/5/18 @ 1:05pm

1st VEHICLE

Drivers name: Makaila Kennedy Age: 27
Drivers Address: Lake Park, IA
Vehicle Description: 2007 Dodge Caravan
Vehicle Damage: $10,000
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IF ANY OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED….SEE ATTACHED 2ND NEWS RELEASE

INJURIES

Minor

ACCIDENT DETAILS

Kennedy was westbound in the 1700 Block of 350th St. Kennedy was distracted by an electronic device, taking her eyes off the road. Kennedy crossed into the eastbound lane and struck the mailbox just off of the south shoulder. Kennerdy then lost control of the vehicle. Kennedy crossed back across the centerline, entered the north ditch. The vehicle then rolled.

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Name: Makaila Kennedy
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Charge: Failure to Maintain Control
Citation issued: XXX Placed in Jail: Charges Pending:
Deputies # 21-10/ 21-11
Date: 9-2-18

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Persons Name: Gabriel Jacobs Age: 22
Persons Address: Newell, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-1-18/ 1101 hrs
Location of Arrest: 3115 W. 4th St. Spencer, Iowa
Arrest Charge: P.C.S.- Marijuana
Details of Arrest: At approximately 0834 hrs, Saturday, September 1st, 2018, the Clay County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a vehicle in the ditch in the 3000 mile of 500th St. Upon a Clay County Deputy's arrival, a Gray 2002 Ford Taurus was located in the north ditch and the Deputy saw a glass marijuana pipe through the window on the front driver seat. Contact was made with the driver, Jacobs, and the vehicle was towed to the Clay County Sheriff's Office for further investigation. Jacobs met with the Deputy at the Clay County Sheriff's Office and a search of the vehicle was made. During the search, approximately 30 grams of marijauna and more drug parpahernalia was located. Jacobs was placed under arrest and was taken to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Jacobs was charged with P.C.S.-Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Maintain Control, both Simple Misdemeanors. Jacobs was released on a $1,000.00 cash or surety bond.

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Deputies # 21-10, 21-23, 21-37, 21-39
Date: 9-2-18

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Persons Name: Dan Freeman Age: 56
Persons Address: 3655 240th Ave. Lot #34 Spencer, Iowa
Date/Time of Arrest: 9-1-18/ 1402 hrs.
Location of Arrest: same above
Arrest Charge: Carrying Weapons/ Public Intoxication
Details of Arrest: The Clay County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a man with a gun. Upon the arrival of officers from the Spencer Police Department, Freeman was detained. A short time later, a Clay County Deputy arrived and upon investigation between the two agencies, it was found Freeman went into the street with a handgun after having words with a male next door. Freeman was placed under arrest and was transported to the Clay County Jail w/o incident. Freeman was charged with Carrying Weapons, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor and was held to appear before the Magistrate.

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Deputies # 21-8
Date: 9/3/18

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Persons Name: Aaron Miller Age: 19
Persons Address: 115 Meadow St. Royal, IA
Date/Time of Arrest: 9/3/18 @ 8:50 PM
Location of Arrest: 4100 Blk of Highway 71
Arrest Charge: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Details of Arrest: Deputy serached Millers car, and discovered Drug Paraphernalia. Miller was arrested for being in possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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