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***PRESS RELEASE***

We want to refresh the citizens of the following news report sent out several months ago.  These groups are calling area residents and we want to make sure you are informed.  Please do not give money to these organizations, as they DO NOT support your local deputies.

Many residents have received calls from either the American Deputy Sheriff's Association or the United States Deputy Sheriff's Association.  The Fayette County Sheriff's Office DOES NOT support either of these groups.  They tell you the deputies need bullet-proof vests.  Each deputy in Fayette County is provided with a bullet proof vest.  These tactics are used to solicit money from you.  Before you ever give money, please contact our office to check on the validity.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office does support the Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputies Association.  The Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputies Association does not solicit by phone.  They only solicit by direct mail.  This mailing is done with the Sheriff's signature at the bottom of the letter.  We have many honorary members and don't want the public to be confused with this.

Sheriff Marty Fisher
Fayette County Sheriff's Office

   

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Sheriff Marty Fisher would like to announce that the Fayette County Sheriff's Office is now using the Iowa VINE, Victim Information & Notification Everyday.

 

The IowaVINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and email notification when the offender’s custody status changes.  The toll-free number for IowaVINE is 888-7-IAVINE or 888-742-8463.  This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender’s custody status. Users can register to be notified immediately of a change in the offender’s status, such as release, transfer, or escape.  When a notification is triggered, VINE automatically calls the number or numbers the victim has provided.  Calls continue for a designated period of time, or until the victim enters a four-digit PIN.

 

This system is fed information from the Fayette County Jail computer system to the national VINE network. This system will be used by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office Domestic and Sexual abuse Response Team (D.A.S.A.R.T) and other law enforcement agencies in the county. Currently agencies in DASART are West Union, Oelwein and Clermont police departments, however any agency in the county will be trained by the Sheriff’s Office and can have victims use VINE.  If you have any question on Iowa Vine and how the Fayette County Sheriff's Office will use it please call the Sheriff’s Office for details.  You can access the Iowa Vine by clicking the following link:  Iowa Vine

 

     

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : 

Fayette County Sheriff issue Appeal to Citizens in Fight Against Crime

Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Marty Fisher today announced that Fayette County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputies Association Institute.  

Membership appeals go out in the mail shortly. Individuals choosing to join the voluntary program can do so for as little as $20, while businesses can show their support for a $50 contribution. The funding provides critically important technical resources, training, and legislative support on key criminal justice issues.  Contributions are tax-deductible and unlike other organizations in our state,. the Membership Program does not solicit membership by telephone..  "With government funding becoming increasingly difficult to secure, the membership drive has taken on greater importance than ever before," said Sheriff Fisher. "The funding is vital to helping us carry out our mission of making our communities safer places to live, work and play."

The program is committed to its "No Telemarketing" policy and only sends invitations to citizens to become members by mail. Individuals that do not receive a membership appeal and would like more information can do so by contacting the Iowa State Sheriffs and Deputies Association Institute at PO Box 526, Atlantic, IA 50022, Phone (712) 243- 2206. Information also available online, www.issda.org Residents can also become members of the program by contacting the Sheriff's Office.  The membership program was formed to provide citizens with an opportunity to lend their support to more effective law enforcement and help local law enforcement officers protect the lives and property of citizens..

"As the need for building stronger public-private law enforcement partnerships in the country continues to escalate, programs such as this continue to grow in importance," said Sheriff Fisher. "I encourage everyone receiving a membership appeal to consider joining forces with us by becoming an Honorary Member. It is a valuable investment in the future." If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Sheriff Marty Fisher at (563) 422-6067 ext 231.

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On 1-10-14, at approximately 12:30 AM, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a car/deer accident on Great River Road and Eagle Road.  The Registered owner of the 2002 Toyota Echo, Jason Grimes 24 of West Union, was driving Westbound on Great River Road towards Eldorado when a deer entered the roadway striking his vehicle.  Estimated damage of the 2002 Toyota Echo was $2000.00.  No injuries were reported.

 On 01/09/2014, at approximately 4:58 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a two vehicle accident at the intersection of S Ave. and 200th Street. Upon investigation, it was determined that Russell Ervin Amos, 74 of Hawkeye, was operating his 1995 Chevrolet Lumina West bound on 200th street and failed to yield to a 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan, operated by Cameron Paul Amos, 16 of Sumner, who was South bound on S Ave. Both vehicles were considered a total loss and no injuries were reported.

 On 01/08/2014, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Torrey Edward Willie, 31, of Oelwein. Willie was charged with Driving While License Revoked (serious misdemeanor) and Failure to Have SR-22 Insurance on File (simple misdemeanor). This arrest was made following a traffic stop at the intersection of Old Road and Outer Road.

 

     

On 1/10/2014 at 8:46 A.M. the Fayette County Sheriff's Office took a report of a two vehicle accident in the 27000 block of Harding road (Hwy 18) just north east of Clermont. Once deputies arrived they found a 2008 Chevy Truck, driven by Tony Alan Schlee, age 57 of Elgin who was pulling a large round bale trailer loaded. Schlee was east bound when a  2004  Toyota van driven by Shariff Hussein Warsame, age 28 of Postville was traveling west and lost control, crossing  the Highway and struck Schlee's vehicle. Warsame and three of his passengers, Miski Yahye Mohamed, age 34, Khadijo Mohamed, age 53 and Maryan M Kulane, age 25 all of Postville died from their injuries. Schlee and his passenger Pamela Ann Schlee, age 58 of Elgin were trapped and had to be extricated from their vehicle. Both were transported to Palmer Luther Hospital by ambulance and were in serious condition. No further details were released at this time. Fayette County was assisted at the scene by the Clermont fire and ambulance, Postville ambulance, Tri state Ambulance and the Iowa State Patrol.

On 01/10/2014, at approximately 5:30 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a semi that had rolled over on R Ave. just south of 45th Street. Upon arrival, it was determined that Jeffrey Thomas Brooks, of Evansdale, was operating a 2014 Kenworth Semi, hauling a 2012 Great Dane trailer south bound of R Ave. and hit a patch of ice, causing the semi to slide off the roadway and roll onto its side in the west ditch. Brooks was not injured in the accident and the semi received approximately $200,000 in damage. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Oelwein Fire Department and Fayette County Roads department.

On 01/11/2014, at approximately 11:00 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a hit and run accident in the 200 block Center Street in Elgin. A black 2000 Honda Accord LX, owned by Kelly Elizabeth Langreck, of West Union, was legally parked on Center Street when an un-known vehicle struck the Langreck vehicle. There was no one in the vehicle at the time and the vehicle received $2,000 in damage. This incident remains under investigation.

On 1-10-13 at approximately 3:00 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle roll over in the Stanley curves. Upon investigation Robin Vinson of Oelwein was traveling east bound on highway 3 when, due to weather conditions, she lost control of her 2005 Ford Focus entering the east ditch and rolling it onto its side. Robin was transported to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein with minor injuries. The vehicle sustained approximately 3000 in damage. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oelwein Police Dept., Mercy Ambulance, Oelwein Fire Dept. and Stanley Fire Dept. The incident remains under investigation.

 

 

On January 14, 2013 Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies responded to two roll over accident's as well as reports of several vehicle's that lost control and went into the ditch. The first roll over accident occurred near the intersection 170th ST. on V62 approx 4mi. Northeast of Sumner at 9:19 am. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Desiree Anne Tollefson age 19 of Decorah was driving her Red 2001 Oldsmobile southbound when she lost control went into the east ditch rolling her vehicle. The driver was taken to Sumner Hospital by Sumner Ambulance for injuries sustained in the accident. Vehicle was a total loss accident remains under investigation. Sumner Fire Department and First responders assisted at the scene.  Second Roll over was reported at 9:26 am approx. 1 mile east of West Union on Hwy 18 Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Linda Jean Johansen age 52 of Rural West Union was driving her Light Blue 2008 Kia eastbound when she lost control and rolled her vehicle onto it's top. No Injuries reported. Vehicle was a total loss, accident remains under investigation. West Union Fire Department and West Union Police Department assisted at the scene.    

On 1-15-13 around 11:00 pm the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a domestic disturbance that had taken place at 24359 X Ave Waucoma. Upon investigation Ransom Lee Priebe was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault. He was transported to the Fayette county jail and is awaiting an initial appearance.

On 01/16/2014, at approximately 1:57 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a two vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of M Ave. and 100th Street. Upon Deputies arrival, it was determined that Dustin Lee Richards, of Fayette, was operating his 1992 Ford F150 southbound on M Ave., when he approached the stop sign at 100th Street, Richards was not able to stop and slid into the intersection, hitting a 2006 Dodge Dakota, operated by Jon Douglas Turner, also of Fayette. The Richards vehicle sustained approximately $2,000 in damage and the Turner vehicle received approximately $5,000 in damage. No injuries were reported in the accident. The accident remains under investigation.

 
   Justin Buehler                    Jake Dudley

On 1/18/2014 at 11:44 P.M. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a Call of a Hit and run at the Viper Lanes Bowling on 1st Ave in Oelwein.  It was reported that a vehicle had struck two parked vehicle and when confronted attempted to run the owner of one of the damage vehicle over. Deputies found the vehicle crashed on 3 ½ Street in Oelwein with Jacob Dudley age, 29 behind the wheel attempting to get the vehicle out of the snow. Witnesses at the bowling alley placed Justin Michael Buehler age 31 behind the wheel when the hit and run occurred. Deputies found Buehlers wallet at the scene and later located him hiding at a home nearby. Deputies then discovered that both Buehler and Dudley were intoxicated and had been operating the motor vehicle. Bueuhler was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated third offense, a class “D” felony, Assault while participating in a felony, a class “D” felony and driving while barred, an Aggravated Mis. Dudley was also arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated third offense, a class “D” felony. Between all three vehicle involved in the incident damage was estimated over $6,000.00Both were transported to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and released the next day on bond.

  On Friday January 17, 2014 at 1:43 pm Fayette County Sheriff's Office was notified of a one vehicle roll over accident just north of Hwy C33 on Q Ave. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Lynn Marie Struve age 57 of Rural Maynard was driving her Tan 2005 Jeep northbound on Q ave when she lost control went into the east ditch rolling her vehicle onto it's side. No injuries were reported. Vehicle sustained approx. $4,000.00 damage, Maynard Fire Department assisted at the scene. Accident remains under investigation.  

On January 21, 2014 at 10:18 am Fayette County Sheriff's Office was notified of a vehicle in the ditch on Golden Road approx. 3 Miles East Of West Union upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Spenser Paul Schmitt age 15 of Elgin was driving White 2005 Dodge westbound when he lost control and went into the north ditch. No injuries reported, Vehicle sustained approx. $500.00 damage, Accident remains under investigation.

On 1-23-14 at approximately 10:00 p.m. a Fayette County Deputy arrested Christopher L. Krall 37 of West Union on a valid arrest warrant for contempt of court from Winneshiek County. Krall was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office where he later posted bond and was released.

On January 23, 2014 at 11:00 am Fayette County Sheriff's Office was notified of a one vehicle accident just south of 290th ST. On Quail Road approx. 2 mi. southeast of Saint Lucas. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Robin Renee Laube age 40 of Rural West Union was driving her Red 2008 Pontiac northbound when she lost control and went into the west ditch. No injuries were reported and the Pontiac sustained approx. $2000.00 damage. The accident remains under investigation.

   On January 27, 2014 at 8:35 am Fayette County Sheriff's Office was notified of a two vehicle accident north of 20th ST. on Hwy 187 approx. 5 mi. SE of Arlington. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Michael John Smith age 49 of Arlington was driving a 2008 Freightliner semi- tractor and trailer owned by Iowa Tank Lines Inc. of Ankeny southbound when he struck an unattended parked vehicle described as 2006 Chrysler Town & Country owned by Kara Nicole Whalen of Strawberry Point. The Tractor Trailer then went out of control and jackknifed in the west ditch. No injuries reported. The 2008 Freightliner sustained approx. $10,000.00 damage. The 2006 Chrysler was considered a total loss. Accident remains under investigation.

On 1-26-14 at approx. 2:30 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was called to the city of Maynard for a report of a possibly intoxicated male walking down main street. Upon investigation it was determined that Zachary Hernandez,19 of Oelwein was intoxicated and walking out into traffic. It was also discovered that he had been assaulted by a passing motorist who stopped and struck Hernandez in the head several times. That person was discovered a short time later and identified as Nathan Buhman, 33 of Maynard.  Nathan was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Willful Injury causing bodily injury a Class D Felony. He was transported to the Fayette County Jail and is awaiting an initial appearance. Hernandez was examined by Maynard First Responders and Mercy Oelwein Ambulance, but refused treatment. He was arrested and charged with 3rd Offense Public Intoxication, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Disorderly Conduct a Simple Misdemeanor. He was transported to the Fayette County jail and is awaiting an initial appearance. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Maynard First Responders, Mercy Oelwein Ambulance, and the Oelwein Police Dept.

On 1-25-14 at approx. 6:52 p.m. a Fayette County Deputy stopped to assist a vehicle that was stuck near the intersection of 60th St and K Ave. Upon further investigation the driver of the vehicle Jason T. Kunkle 37 of Waterloo was found to be intoxicated and was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office where he was charged with operating while intoxicated first offense.

 

On January 26, 2014 at 8:44 pm the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a report of a one vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 187 and 30th ST. approx. 4 mi. SE of Arlington. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Anthony John Reiter 34 of Cascade was traveling northbound when he lost control of his 2010 Peterbuilt Semi tractor and trailer owned by Sully Transport, Inc. out of Sully Iowa, and went into the east ditch. No injuries were reported and the Peterbuilt sustained approx. $1000.00 damage. The accident remains under investigation.

On January 27, 2014 at around 9:30 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an assault at Prairie View Residential Center.  Upon investigation, it was learned that Aaron David Secor, 29 of Cedar Rapids had assaulted another resident.  Secor was arrested and charged with Simple Assault.  He was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was held for an initial appearance in court.

       On January 24, 2014 at 3:35 am Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a call of a House Fire at 5094 F Ave. approx. 4 mi. SW of Arlington. Arlington, Aurora & Stanley fire department's were dispatched to the scene. The House was found to be fully engulfed. . Fayette County Sheriff's Office Fire Investigator, Iowa State Fire Marshal & Iowa Department Of Criminal Investigation were  on scene investigating. The names of the five fire victims from the fatal fire  are as follows; Amanda Lynn Smith- Miller, age 27, Delacisey Seales, age 4, Isabella Miller, age 1 all of Oelwein, Gil Raymond Stachar, age 84 of Arlington, and James Dean McCain, age 30 of Arlington.

On 1/28/2014 The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Judith Ann Green, age 43 of Fayette on a outstanding warrant out of Winneshiek County for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Bond on the warrant was $10,000.00 and green was later picked up in Fayette County Jail by Winneshiek County.

On 1/30/14 at 6:52 AM Fayette County Deputy’s responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a culvert at  N Main and N  Canada in St Lucas. An investigation determined that Bryce William Hanson age 44 from Hawkeye was operating a 2000 Buick Park Avenue. While rounding a curve the vehicle lost control coming to a final stop on top of a concrete guard rail. There was an estimated $2500.00 damage to the vehicle. No one was injured. The incident remains under investigation.

On 01/30/2014, at approximately 4:16 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle rollover on HWY 281 and R AVE. Upon arrival, it was determined that Brian Banke, of Oelwein was operating his 1999 Chevrolet Truck west bound on 281, when he slid into the south ditch and the vehicle rolled onto its side. Banke was not injured in the accident and the vehicle sustained approximately $4,000 in damage. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Oelwein Fire Department. The incident remains under investigation.

On 1/31/14 at 6:35 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle on its side on L Ave south of Hwy 3. An investigation determined that Timothy Allen Thompson age 38 from Stanley was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado K2500 northbound on L Ave when he struck a snow drift in the traveled portion of the roadway. The vehicle left the roadway and entered the east ditch and turned over onto the driver’s side. No one was injured.  There was an estimated $3000 damage to the vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.

FEBRUARY

On 2-1-14 at approx.. 2:02 AM a Fayette County Deputy arrested Adam M. Burgart 18 of New Hampton for operating while intoxicated first offense. Burgart was stopped after the Sheriff’s Office received a driving complaint on the vehicle. He was located and stopped at the intersection of 240th ST and HWY 150. Burgart was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was held awaiting his initial appearance. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by  the West Union Police Department.

 On 2-2-14 at approx.. 10:54 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received report of a vehicle in the ditch at L Ave and 35th ST. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2003 Chevy Malibu Joshua W. Gentz 28 of Austin Minnesota  was traveling east on 35th St and  Gentz went off the road and struck a road sign coming to rest in the south ditch. The vehicle sustained approx.. $3500.00 damage and no one was injured in the accident. Gentz was issued a citation for failure to maintain control.

  On February 2, 2014 at 3:17 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an assault that occurred at a rural Wadena residence, and after an investigation, it was learned that 33 year old Tara May Ingles of Wadena, assaulted her ex-boyfriend and in the process, placed her four year old child in immediate danger of harm.  Ingles was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault (Simple Misdemeanor) and Child Endangerment (Aggravated Misdemeanor).  She was transported to the Fayette County Jail where she is being held for an initial appearance.  Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.

After a two week long investigation the Fayette County Sheriff’s office filed charges on Justin Lawrence Newman, age 30 of Aurora for selling/possession of firearms as a felon, a class “D” felony. Over the last months Newman had sold three firearms and later found to be a felon. A warrant was issued by the courts for Newman’s arrest with a $10,000.00 bond. Buchanan County Sheriff’s office arrested Newman on 2/4/2014 at his residence in Aurora. Buchanan County filed additional charges and Newman is currently in the Buchanan County Jail.

On 2/4/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested George Travis Drips age 34 of Wadena on a sex offender registration violation. Drips failed to notify the sheriff’s office and state registry of changes to his status at his residence. Drips was arrested at his probation officer office and taken to the Fayette County Jail and being held on a $2,000.00 bond.

On 02/03/2014, at approximately 7:52 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident in the city of Hawkeye. Upon investigation, it was determined that Logan Henry Blue, of Hawkeye, was operating his 1999 Chevrolet Suburban in the 100 block of west Cummings street when he lost control of his vehicle, causing him to leave the roadway and strike a utility pole. Blue was not injured in the accident and the vehicle was considered a total loss. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol. The accident remains under investigation.

On 02/05/1991, at approximately 6:48 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a car vs. deer accident at the intersection of Rose Road and Sunset Road. Kayla Jo Bergman of Sumner was driving south on Rose Road when a deer entered the road. Bergman was unable to avoid the deer, lost control of her vehicle and entered the east ditch. Bergman was not injured in the accident and the vehicle sustained $1,500 in damage.  The accident remains under investigation.

On 2/4/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report from a victim who felt an invasion of privacy had taken place. Deputies obtained a warrant for a residence located at 25134 Rose Road north of Hawkeye and took several items of evidence. Deputies then obtained a warrant of arrest for Darren Laverne Franzen age 36 of Hawkeye for Invasion of privacy-nudity under Code of Iowa 709.21 and took him into custody. Franzen was transported to the Fayette County Jail and held on a $5,000.00 Bold. Franzen later posted bond and was released. Invasion of privacy is a serious misdemeanor.

On 2-8-14 at approx. 10:10 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle in the ditch on its side on Q Ave north of HWY 281. A Fayette County Deputy located the driver of the 1997 Chevy Trail Blazer walking and he was identified as being  Carl J. Hernandez 42 of Oelwein. The vehicle he was driving sustained approx.. $3500.00 dollars damage. No one was injured in the accident. Hernandez was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was charged with operating while intoxicated first offense, no valid Iowa driver’s license, and failure to maintain control. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oelwein Police Department.

   On 2/7/2014 at 1:30 P.M. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search at 221 Center Street in Elgin, upon the search deputies found that Robert Douglas Bailey age 23 and Tanner Daniel Bailey age 22 both of Elgin were in possession of the controlled substance marijuana. Deputies also discovered many items of drug paraphernalia throughout the residence. Both parties were arrested and taken to the Fayette County Jail and charged with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Sheriff’s office was assisted by the Department of Correctional Services Probation and Parole officers.  

On February 7, 2014 at 3:02 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’ s Office was called to a two vehicle accident on Hwy 18 at the intersection with X Ave.  When the Deputy arrived, it was learned that 28 year old Krystal Liebau of Waverly was driving her 2011 GMC Yukon while coming up to a stop sign on X Ave. when she slid thru it onto Hwy 18, colliding with a 2004 Chevy Blazer driven by 19 year old Joshua Baumler of West Union.  Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and there were no injuries reported.  This accident remains under investigation.

 

On 2/12/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of a residence located at 10735 50th Street about 4 miles north of Stanley. After a week long investigation the Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the  Oelwein Police and the Department of Correctional Services Probation Office searched the residence and found a growing operation. Deputies seized 13 gallon containers filled with processed marijuana which is estimated at a value of over $5,000.00, seven marijuana plants, methamphetamine, OxyContin, Growing lights, portable green house, scales, 30 items of drug paraphernalia, Computers, two firearms and several jars of high bread marijuana seeds.  Deputies arrested Daniel Lee Wilson age 31 and Felicia Mae Wilson age 26 both of Stanley and charged them with seven counts of drug tax stamp violation (each a class “D” Felony), possession/manufacturing  the controlled substance marijuana (Class “D” Felony), possession of a schedule II controlled substance, OxyContin (Class “C” Felony) and possession of drug paraphernalia a simple misdemeanor. Both were transported to the Fayette County jail and appeared in court for the charges. Felicia was released on a promise to appear and Daniel is being held on a $25,000.00 bond.

  On 2/13/2014 at 4:55 P.M. the Fayette County Sheriff's Office took a 911 report of a one vehicle accident just north of 175th Street and HWY 150.Once deputies arrived they found a 2006 Toyota that had rolled over and came to rest on its top. The driver Roman Yasinovsky, age 33 of West Union had lost control due to weather conditions and sustained minor injuries. He was transported to Palmer Hospital by the Fayette Ambulance service. Fayette County was assisted at the scenen by the Fayette Fire Department.

On February 08, 2014 at 05:53 hours the Fayette County sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident on Birch Road. The vehicle entered a ditch, struck and damaged a fence line and was unoccupied at the time of arrival. After an investigation the driver of the vehicle Brady Robert Meyers was located at a nearby residence. Meyers was arrested and charged with 3rd degree Criminal Mischief, Trespassing, Public Intoxication and Failure to Maintain Control. Meyers was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was held for a Magistrate appearance.

On February 08, 2014 at 05:53 hours the Fayette County sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident on Birch Road. The vehicle entered a ditch, struck and damaged a fence line and was unoccupied at the time of arrival. After an investigation the driver of the vehicle Brady Robert Meyers was located at a nearby residence. Meyers was arrested and charged with 3rd degree Criminal Mischief, Trespassing, Public Intoxication and Failure to Maintain Control. Meyers was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was held for a Magistrate appearance. 

On 2/13/2014 at 4:55 P.M. the Fayette County Sheriff's Office took a 911 report of a one vehicle accident just north of 175th Street and HWY 150.Once deputies arrived they found a 2006 Toyota that had rolled over and came to rest on its top. The driver Roman Yasinovsky, age 33 of West Union had lost control due to weather conditions and sustained minor injuries. He was transported to Palmer Hospital by the Fayette Ambulance service. Fayette County was assisted at the scenen by the Fayette Fire Department.

On 02/13/23014, at approximately 2:19 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report a two car accident on 40th Street and C Ave. Upon arrival, it was determined that a 1997 Ford F150, operated by Harold Arthur Loyd, of Oelwein, was pulled off to the side of the road to assist another motorist that had gone into the ditch on C Ave. just south of 50th Street, when a 2004 Mazda MZ6, operated by Kaylee Rae Bedtka, of La Motte IA came upon the Loyd vehicle and was not able to stop due to weather conditions, striking the Loyd vehicle. The Loyd vehicle received approximately $3,000 in damage and the Bedtka vehicle received approximately $10,000 in damage. No injuries were reported in the accident. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Iowa State Patrol. This accident remains under investigation.

 On 02/13/2014 at approximately 4:30 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident on Highway 3, just east of R Ave. Upon arrival, it was determined that Jean Elizabeth Webber, of Independence, was west bound on Highway 3 when she lost control of her vehicle due to weather conditions and slid into the north ditch. There was no damage to the vehicle and Webber was transported to Oelwein Mercy by ambulance. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Oelwein Ambulance service. This accident remains under investigation.

On February 19, 2014 Dustin Lee Westpfahl age 32 of Oelwein turned himself in to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. Dustin was wanted on a Fayette County Warrant original charge of Eluding. He is being held in the Fayette County Jail $1000.00 bond. 

On 2/19/14 at 7:47AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Main St and Mill Ave in Elgin. An investigation determined that Valerie Kay Butikofer age from Elgin operating a 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix eastbound on Main St and was making a right hand turn onto Mill Ave when a  2001 Chrysler Voyager operated by Tamara Lynn Buitenwerf from Elgin attempted to slow down for the turning Pontiac. The Voyager skidded on the ice covered roadway and made contact with the Pontiac on the passenger side door. Both vehicles sustained an estimated $2000 damage.  No one was injured and the incident remains under investigation.

On February 19, 2014 a Fayette County Deputy arrested 34 year old Nathan Lutgen of Waucoma, on a Winnesheik County Warrant for Domestic Abuse Assault, Failure to Appear in Court, and Driving While License Barred.  Lutgen was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was then transferred to Winnesheik County Jail and held on a $4500 bond.

  On February 18, 2014 at 2:09 pm Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle in the ditch approx. 2 miles west of Sumner on Hwy 93. Upon further investigation by a Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Bryan Anthony Stonerook, 28 of Cedar Rapids was driving a white 2009 International when he attempted to do a U Turn in the roadway and lost control and went into the north ditch blocking the roadway with his trailer. No Injuries and No damage were reported. Accident remains under investigation.

  On February 20, 2014 at 8:24 am the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle in the ditch approx. 2 mi. east of Wadena. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's Deputy it was determined that Jason W. Hillier 39 of Edgerton, Wisconsin was driving a Red 2012 KenWorth owned by Quality Liquid Feeds of Dodgeville, Wisconsin. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained under $500.00 damage accident remains under investigation.  

On 2-20-14 at approximately 12:45 am The Fayette County Sheriff's Office took a report of a semi roll over at the intersection of 70th Street and V Ave. Upon investigation it was determined that Kerry Edwards, of Illinois was attempting to negotiate a turn at the intersection when his trailer tires entered the northwest ditch causing the semi to roll onto its side. There were no injuries and the semi/trailer sustained approximately $50,000 in damage. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Westgate Fire Dept.

Fayette County Sheriff Marty Fisher is pleased to announce Deputy Ben McCready recently completed training to become a certified A.L.I.C.E. training instructor.  A.L.I.C.E. stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate/Escape. A.L.I.C.E has been gaining in popularity since it was conceived in 2001 and is quickly becoming the go-to response for an active shooter/violent intruder event in hospitals, schools, government buildings, places of worship, and businesses nationwide. The concept behind this program is to empower people with options when confronted with an active shooter/violent intruder event. Deputy McCready has been with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office since 2009 and is also a certified Drug Recognition Expert.

On 02/21/2014, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office charged Jennifer Mary Jensen, 45 of West Union with Operating While Intoxicated First Offense (serious misdemeanor after Jensen arrived at the Fayette County Jail to serve jail time and was found to be intoxicated.

  On 02/22/2014, at approximately 2:20 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a 911 report of a snowmobile accident with injuries in the 20,000 block 20th Street. It was determined that Matthew Lane, 21 of Sumner was operating his 1992 Polaris east bound on a snowmobile tail, when he lost control of the snowmobile, causing it to roll several times. Lane was transported by air care to Covenant Hospital for his injuries and the snowmobile was considered a total loss. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office, the Fairbank Police Department, and the Fairbank Fire Department and Ambulance service. This incident remains under investigation.

 On 02/22/2014, at approximately 4:46 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a 911 report of a snowmobile accident in the 6,000 block of K Ave. It was determined that Beau Winters, 19 of Fayette was operating his 2002 Ski Doo MXZ on the property, when he lost control, causing it to roll. Winters was transported to Oelwein Hospital by personal vehicle and the snowmobile received approximately $200 in damage. This incident remains under investigation.  

   
 

On 2/24/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff's Office executed a search at 104 2nd Street SW in Waucoma. After a month long drug investigation deputies raided the residence of Dwight McDougald, age 42. Deputies seized Marijuana, Methamphetamine, cash and drug paraphernalia. Dwight McDougald was charged with, Distribution of the controlled substance methamphetamine (C Felony), possession of marijuana III (D Felony) and Gatherings where drugs are used (D Felony) and possession of drug Paraphernalia. McDougald also has an outstanding warrant in the state of SC for probation violation. Also arrested at the residence during the search was Natasha Linn Coonradt age 24 of Windom, MN and charged with possession of the controlled substance marijuana and methamphetamine a serious misdemeanor and Eli Edward Shaw age 30 of Monona, IA for possession of controlled substance II (serious misdemeanor) Possession of Methamphetamine (serious misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia.All three were transported to the Fayette County Jail and are waiting an initial appearance in court. Fayette County was assisted by the Calmar Police Department , Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Human Services.

On 2/25/14 at 8:40 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bambi Lyn Martin age 37 from Randalia on a Chickasaw County warrant for conspiracy to manufacture controlled substance (Meth).  Martin was transported to the Fayette County Jail where she was held on  $25,000 cash only bond and later released to the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office.

On February 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM Fayette County Deputies arrested Laura Lee Durscher, 57 of West Union on a 25,000 bond Chickasaw County warrant for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, Durscher was transported to the Fayette County Jail and later extradited to  Chickasaw County.

  On 2-26-14 at approximately 1:00 am the Fayette County Sheriff's office took a report of a vehicle roll over in the 6000 Block of W33. Upon investigation it was determined that Edward Conrad, 19 of Fayette was travelling north in a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire when he lost control due to weather conditions and rolled the vehicle. There was approximately $2500.00 in damage to the vehicle and no injuries were reported. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Oelwein Fire Dept.

  On February 27, 2014 at around 6:20 PM a Fayette County Deputy stopped a vehicle in the city of Hawkeye and arrested, 48 year old Dawn Michelle Fernette of Hawkeye with Driving While Barred and Driving While License Suspended X3.  The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a driving complaint and Fernette was later spotted by a Deputy as he was patrolling thru Hawkeye.  Fernette was transported to the Fayette County Jail where she was held for an initial appearance in court.

On 2/28/14 at 10:19 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle rollover on N Ave north of 60th St. An investigation determined that Mason Ross Bantz age 20 from Maynard was operating a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse southbound on N Ave when he lost control on the roadway. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled onto the passenger side.  The vehicle was considered a total loss. Bantz was transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein to be evaluated for minor injuries. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Iowa State Patrol and the Oelwein Fire Dept. The incident remains under investigation.

 

MARCH

On 3-1-14 at approximately 4:00 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a single vehicle accident on 40th street just east of T ave on a bridge. Upon investigation it was determined that John Sauerbrei, 22 on Fairbank was traveling west on 40th street when he lost control of his 2008 Chevy Truck striking the bridge and damaging it. There was approximately $30,000.00 damage to the truck and $8000.00 dollars damage to the bridge. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oelwein Fire Dept.  John was charged with Failure to Maintain Control and Striking a Fixture on a Highway.

On 3/3/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested Misty June Marie Morrissey "Cook" age 37 of West Union on a violation of her pre-Trial release. Morrissey was arrested by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office on 11/25/2013 after a search discovered that Morrissey was allegedly selling and possession controlled substance out of her West Union home. Morrissey was released later on pre-trial to the Department of Correctional Services adult probation and parole. On 3/3/2014 Morrissey's pre-trial was revoked for several violations including use of controlled substances. Morrissey was transported to the Fayette County Jail and is being held on a no bond warrant at this time. Her other charges are still pending from the November arrest.
On 3/4/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of the residence of Misty June Marie Morrissey "Cook" age 37 of West Union. After Morrissey was arrested yesterday on a pre-trial warrant deputies discovered that illegal narcotics may be at her residence. After a morning search deputies found the controlled substance methamphetamine and several items of drug paraphernalia. Morrissey was charged this morning with possession of methamphetamine third offence, a class “D” Felony and possession of drug paraphernalia. She remains in the Fayette County Jail awaiting a court appearance.

On 3/6/2014 at 2:30 A.M. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office discovered a stolen vehicle in the ditch at W-33 and Hwy 3 just north of Stanley. Upon further investigation it was learned that Ayla Shay McFarland age 23, a Resident at Prairie View Residential Care Facility just North of Fayette had walked away from the facility and stolen an employee’s vehicle while they were working. It was also discovered that McFarland had also stolen another Residents cell phone prior to taking off from the facility. McFarland was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Jail and charged with operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and theft in the fifth degree for the theft of the cell phone. McFarland is currently in the Fayette County Jail awaiting her court appearance. All stolen property was later returned to the owners.

On 3-8-14 at approx. 9:05 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car vs. deer accident on W Ave near 78th St. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2005 Ford F 150 Kenneth L. Lerch 60 of West Union was traveling north on W Ave when a deer ran into the roadway and the driver was unable to avoid striking  the deer, causing approximately $2500.00 damage to the vehicle.

On 3/7/17 at 6:28 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Juniper Road and 258th St for a two vehicle accident. An investigation determined that Heather Marie Bettmeng, 28 from West Union was operating a 1999 Dodge Dakota eastbound on Juniper Road, rounding a left hand curve and Tanner Drew Mork, 22 from West Union was operating a 2003 Ford Taurus southbound on Juniper Road rounding the same curve.  Both drivers were unable to see the center line due to road conditions. Both units made contact in the roadway causing an estimated $3500.00 to each vehicle.  The Bettmeng vehicle left the roadway and entered the south ditch. The Mork vehicle came to a final stop in the traveled portion of the roadway. No one was injured and the incident remains under investigation.

On March 14, 2014 at. 8:30 am Scott Milo Thompson age 49 of West Union turned himself in to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. He was wanted on a warrant out of Winneshiek County original charge theft in the 5th degree. Thompson posted a $1000.00 bond and was released to appear in court at a later date.

 March 14, 2014 at 10:00 am Jody Clifford Myers age 48 of Waucoma was turned over to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office after he was arrested by Black Hawk County Authorities. Jody Myers was wanted out of Fayette County on a warrant for Burglary in the 2nd Degree. He has also been charged with Criminal Mischief in the 3rd degree, Animal Abuse and Arson in the 3rd. degree. Charges stem after the completion of an investigation by Fayette County Sheriff's Office into a report on February 8, 2014 of a storage building that had been burglarized in the 100 blk of 1st Ave. NE in the City of Waucoma.  Jody Myers is being held in the Fayette County Jail on $50,000.00 bond.  

  On 03/15/2014, at approximately 11:44 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received numerous 911 calls of a large fight at the Maynard Community Hall in Maynard. After a short investigation, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bryce Jarod Kugel, 22, of Oelwein and Jennifer Lynn Kugel, 41, of Arlington. Bryce was charged with Serious Assault (serious misdemeanor) and Disorderly Conduct (simple misdemeanor) Jennifer was charged with Disorderly Conduct (simple misdemeanor). Both subjects were transported to the Fayette County Jail where they will be held awaiting initial appearance. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Oelwein Police Department, Fayette Police Department, Fayette Ambulance Service, Oelwein Ambulance, and Maynard First Responders.

On March 18, 2014 Dennis Eldon Mosley age 38 of Westmoreland Tennessee formally of Oelwein was turned over to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office after his arrest by Macon County Tennessee authorities on a Fayette County Warrant for 3rd degree theft. Dennis Mosley is currently being held in the Fayette County Jail on $5000.00 Bond.  

On 3-19-14 at approx.. 10:15 p.m. a Fayette County Deputy arrested George T. Drips 33 of Wadena on a valid arrest warrant for Parole violation. Drips was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office where he was held without bail.

On 3-20-14 at approximately 0500 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a one vehicle roll over on Harding Rd near 240th Street. Upon investigation it was discovered that due to weather conditions Juan Harris, of West Union lost control of his vehicle and entered the east ditch rolling the vehicle. There were no injuries and the vehicle sustained approximately 3000 worth of damage. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the West Union Fire Dept.

On 3/22/14 at 10:27 hours the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle accident at 7158 Eisenhower Road east of Arlington. After an investigation, it was determined that Jason Kraus 34 of Elgin was backing out of a driveway on the north side of the highway when he backed across the westbound lane of traffic in a 1991 GMC pickup and into the path of an eastbound 2009 Dodge Journey that was being driven by Cindy Boehm 55 of Wadena. There were no injuries reported. The Boehm vehicle sustained approximately $3500 in damages and the Kraus vehicle approximately $1000. Kraus was charged with unsafe backing on a highway.

On 3-23-13 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Katlin Wood, 19 of Sumner on a warrant for probation violation. He was transported to the Fayette County Jail and is being held on 2000 bond. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office.

On March 23, 2014 at 5:55 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a large fight at the Upper Iowa Campus in the City of Fayette.  When Deputies arrived, the altercation had already broken up.  Following information given at the scene, deputies went to a residence to locate 19 year old Luke Dean Hermanson of Fayette.  Hermanson allegedly assaulted another student at the college. During the investigation, 20 year old Connor Indigo Devin of Ankeny was arrested and charged with Interference with Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor.  Devin assisted Hermanson in escaping the area before deputies could place him under arrest.  Hermanson is wanted on Assault and Interference charges.  Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Fayette Police Department.

On 3-22-14 at approx.. 9:44 p.m. a Fayette County Deputy located a vehicle in the ditch on its top on K Ave. just south of Hwy 3. Upon further investigation it was determined that Jessica L. Lenz 16 of Stanley was traveling north on K Ave. when she lost control of the 2003 Dodge Saturn and went into the east ditch with the vehicle coming to rest in its top. No  one was injured in the accident and Lenz was cited for failure to maintain control. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oelwein Fire Dept.

On 3/21/2014 the Fayette County Sheriff’s office was called to Prairie View Residential Care Facility for a report of a break in to a staff member’s office and a theft of a computer. Upon a joint investigation Deputies arrested Carey Stevens Elliot, age 25 of Cedar Falls for burglary in the third degree, a class D Felony. Elliot was transported to the Fayette County Jail and is awaiting his court appearance. All stolen property was recovered and returned to staff members.

On 3/24/14 at 12:30  PM Fayette County Deputy’s arrested Carey Stevens Elliott at Prairie View Residential Care Facility. Elliott was arrested and charged with Burglary in the 3rd Degree, Class D Felony after an investigation in a locked office door being broken into during the previous night  and items removed from within the office at Prairie View. Elliot was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was held pending an appearance with a Magistrate.

On 3-25-14 Luke Hermanson, 19 of Fayette turned himself into the Fayette County Sheriffs on a warrant for disorderly conduct and assault causing injury. He is being held on 2500 dollar bond.

On March 24, 2014, 26 year old Adam John Green of Oelwein was arrested for Public Intoxication when he came to the Fayette County Jail to serve a jail sentence.  After investigation, it was determined that Green was intoxicated and he was charged with Public Intoxication, second offense.  Green was held for an initial appearance in court.

On 03/23/2014, at approximately 8:38 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car vs. deer accident one mile South of Great River Road, on Juniper Road. Upon arrival, it was determined that Robert Allen Whitcher, of Ossian, was operating his 2000 Dodge Dakota North on Juniper Road, when a deer ran out of the East ditch, striking his vehicle in the passenger door. The vehicle sustained approximately $1, 500 in damage and Whitcher was not injured.

APRIL

On 4/3/13 Emmet County Authorities arrested Ryan Lee Nagel age 22 from Estherville, IA on a Fayette County warrant for fail to appear on a 4th Degree Theft charge. Nagel was transported by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office to  the Fayette County Jail where he was held on $2000 cash only bond.

Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Julie Marie Steinbronn, age 48 of Westgate, on a Fayette County Warrant for Burglary, 1st degree, a class B felony and Assault while participating in a Felony, a class C Felony.  A warrant was issued after Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies completed an investigation into a report of an assault that was reported on March 30, 2014 at 2:00 am at a residence in the 200 blk of Cass St. in Westgate.  Julie was released from the Fayette County Jail on $35,000.00 Bond.

On 4-6-14 at approximately 10:15 pm a Fayette County Deputy observed a male walking along the shoulder of Highway 18. The Deputy made contact with the male identified as Luis Toj, 22 of Postville and after a short investigation, Toj was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication 1st Offense. He was transported to the Fayette County Jail.

On 4/5/14 at 1:44 Pm the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch west of R Ave on 35th St.  An investigation determined that Rita Ramona Faber age 66 from Ionia,  IA was operating a 1999 Honda Accord southbound on Rose Rd. While attempting to round a curve,  the vehicle left the roadway and entered the south ditch. There was an estimated $5000 damage to the vehicle. Faber was not injured and was cited for fail to maintain control.

 On 4/5/14 at 9:16 Am the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 23000 block of 160th St to a report of a vehicle in the ditch. An investigation determined that Elisabeth Ann Butterfield age 26 from Sumner was operating a 2010 Hyundai Elantra eastbound on 160th St when she lost control of the vehicle and entered the south ditch coming to a final stop against an electrical pole.  Butterfield was evaluated at the scene by Sumner Ambulance for minor injuries. There was an estimated $5000 damage to the vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.

On 4/4/2014 The Fayette County Sheriff’s office arrested Mark Thomas MacInnis, age 30 of West Union for a violation of Parole warrant. The warrant was a no bond warrant and MacInnis was found at a residence in West Union. He was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he remains on the no bond warrant. The same day the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph Barker, age 33 of Vinton for a Fayette County warrant for theft in the fourth degree, bond was $5,000.00. Barker was released the next day by the courts on a signature bond.

On 4/8/14 at 4:45 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the West Union Police Department in arresting William Eugene Harris age 48 from West Union on a Fayette County Warrant for a Probation Violation. Harris was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he was held on $5000 cash only bond.

On April 09, 2014 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an assault that had occurred earlier that morning in the town of Clermont. After an investigation, Fayette County Deputies arrested Matthew Daniel Durnan 41 of Clermont on a Fayette County Warrant for Domestic Abuse Assault. Durnan was transported to the Fayette County Jail and held for an initial appearance.

On 4-11-14 at 2 am the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a disturbance at 19716 20th Street Oelwein, IA. Upon investigation Stephanie Love 39 Oelwein was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication 1st Offense. Love was transported to the Fayette County Jail.

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize the following volunteers:  Donna Barker, Mary Anne Iliff, and Carol Ann Fromong.

These individuals have volunteered countless hours of scanning records information into the computer system at the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office since 2006.  The 3 ladies, who are retired 911 Dispatchers, come faithfully once per week and scan records to assist Sheriff Marty Fisher’s staff.  They are also compiling a scrapbook of evens documenting the history of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and putting in chronological order past and current events that are law enforcement related.  These ladies have a wealth of knowledge from years of dispatching experiences that have been passed down to current dispatchers.  This is a real asset for the community members of Fayette County.  Donna Barker was a dispatcher from 1985 – 2004.  Mary Anne Iliff was a dispatcher from 1987 – 2005.  Carol Ann Fromong was a dispatcher from 1994 – 2006.

Thank you for recognizing the efforts of these volunteers.

On 4-12-14 at approximately 2:30 AM a Fayette County Deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the city of Elgin. Upon investigation Daniel Osmundson of Clermont was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense and Open Container. He was transported to the Fayette County Jail. 

On 4-13-14 at approximately 1:40 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a vehicle driving recklessly around the city of Hawkeye. Deputies located the vehicle a short time later stuck in a field north of the city of Hawkeye. Upon investigation Ethan Kime 22 of Hawkeye was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense. Miranda Busarow, 22 also of Hawkeye was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication. Both were transported to the Fayette County Jail. The incident is still under investigation.

 

 

 

 

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