Winneshiek Releases

By: News Release
Nov 6th, 2018

Date: 11/3/2018
Incident/Charge: Felony going armed with intent, aggravated misdemeanor domestic abuse assault displaying or using a weapon and aggravated misdemeanor criminal mischief 3rd degree
Location: Dogwood Road in the village of Freeport

Person: Joshua Draves
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 30

Incident Details: Around 3 am on November 3, the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a residence in Freeport reporting a disturbance. Deputies responded to the scene and located Joshua Draves. Draves wouldn’t comply with orders and a tazer was used when placing him under arrest. Draves was taken by ambulance to Winneshiek Medical Center for treatment/evaluation of injuries sustained by the tazer. Draves was medically cleared and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail. Draves was charged with felony going armed with intent, aggravated misdemeanor domestic abuse assault displaying or using a weapon and aggravated misdemeanor criminal mischief 3rd degree.

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Decorah Police Department.

Date: 11/2/2018
Time: 11:41 pm
Incident/Charge: Operating while under the influence 2nd offense
Location: Decorah, Iowa

Person: Kipling Smith
Address: West Union, Iowa
Age: 65

Incident Details: Kipling Smith was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail for operating while under the influence 2nd offense.

Date: 11/2/2018
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Highway 9 in Madison Township
Total Property Damage: $12,000

Driver: Andrew Sassaman
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 44
Vehicle: 2012 GMC Yukon

Driver: Martin Schueller
Address: Dubuque, Iowa
Age: 21
Vehicle: 1992 Case Tractor

Accident Details: Schueller was traveling west bound on Highway 9 and attempting to left into a field driveway. Sassaman was also traveling west bound on Highway 9 behind Schueller. Sassaman was attempting to pass Schueller but the two collided. No ambulance transports were need and no citations were issued.

Date: 11/2/2018
Time: 4:29 pm
Incident/Charge: Warrant for serious misdemeanor domestic abuse assault
Location: Town Line Road in Madison Township

Person: Caleb Fenske
Address: Ridgeway, Iowa
Age: 20

Incident Details: Caleb Fenske was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.



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