County Releases

By: News Release
Jan 4th, 2019

 

On December 28, 2018 at 5:05pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on Highway 18 near Marquette. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Mohamed Ibrahim of Postville was operating a 2002 Toyota Camry Westbound on Highway 18 when he lost control, crossed the center line and struck an Eastbound 2015 Chevrolet Impala operated by Timothy Harbaugh of Guttenberg. Harbaugh was transported to Crossing River’s Health for treatment of suspected serious injuries. Ibrahim and a rear seat passenger, Hodan Farah of Postville were transported to Crossing River’s Health for treatment of minor injuries. A front seat passenger in Ibrahim’s vehicle, Sabah Mohamed of Postville was extricated from the vehicle and was transported to Crossing River’s Health for treatment of suspected serious injuries. Both vehicle received disabling damage. Ibrahim was cited for failure to maintain control. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Mar-Mac Police, Monona Police, Iowa State Patrol, Mar-Mac Rescue, McGregor Fire Department, and Tri-State Ambulance Service.

 

On December 28, 2018 at 6:58pm, Clayton County Deputies came into contact with 51 year old Charles McNeese of Elkader on Highway 18 near the Roundhouse Addition. Upon further investigation, McNeese was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while suspended.

 

On December 29, 2018 at 9:54am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Gunder Road near Eagle Ave. Upon further investigation, Deputies determined that Candice Wenthe of Postville was operating a 2005 Chevrolet Impala Eastbound on the Gunder Road when she lost control, and entered the ditch causing $1,000 damage. Wenthe was transported to Central Community Hospital for minor injuries. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by St. Olaf Fire Department and the Central Ambulance Service.

 

On January 1, 2019 at 4:33pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the City of Farmersburg for a traffic violation. Deputies came into contact with 19 year old Trevor Harbaugh of Garnavillo. Upon further investigation, Harbaugh was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while revoked, operation without registration, possession of alcohol- 2nd offense, and violation of restricted license.

 



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