County Releases

By: News Release
Feb 1st, 2019

On January 11, 2019 at 5:31pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 13 near Osborne Road. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Elizabeth Evans of Strawberry Point was operating 2011 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Highway 13 when she struck a deer causing $8,500 damage. No injuries were reported.

 

On January 13, 2019 at 9:46am, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Hilton Road near Harvest Road. Deputies came into contact with 28 year old Christopher Pratt of Manchester. Upon further investigation, Deputies determined that Pratt’s driving privileges were suspended. Pratt was arrested for driving while suspended. During the arrest Deputies located marijuana on his person. Pratt was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance- 3rd offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended, and no insurance.

 

On January 14, 2019 Clayton County Deputies arrested 25 year old Henry Berns of Garnavillo on a Clayton County Warrant for Probation Violation. Berns was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held without bond.

 

On January 18, 2019 at 10:15am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Golden Ave near 178th Street. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Alan Coleman of Monona was operating a 1997 Mercury Sable northbound on Golden Ave when he lost control and entered the ditch causing $3,000 damage. No injuries were reported. Coleman was cited for failure to maintain control.

 

On January 19, 2019 at 3:11pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Agate Road and Bixby Ave. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Russell Leuck of Elgin was operating a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Agate Road when an eastbound 2005 Hyundai Tucson operated by Corey Mincks of Elgin slid through the stop sign  causing his vehicle to strike Leuck’s vehicle causing approximately $3000 damage to Leuck’s vehicle. Mincks vehicle sustained approximately $6,000 damage. Mincks was cited for failure to maintain control. No injuries were reported.

 

On Janaury 20, 2019, Clayton County Deputies arrested 22 year old Gage Vierkant of Dyersville on a Clayton County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Vierkant was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held on $1,000 bond.

 

On January 22, 2019, Clayton County Deputies arrested 33 year old Scott Gruender of LaCrosse on a Clayton County Warrant for Probation Violation. Gruender was held without bond.

 

On January 23, 2019 at 4:18am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on the Great River Road near King Road. Upon further investigation, it was determined the Kim Nading of McGregor was operating a 1998 Dodge Dakota southbound on the Great River Road when he lost control, entered the ditch striking a tree causing $1,500 damage. No injuries were reported.

 

On Janaury 24, 2019, 46 year old Shirley Lessard of Elkader turned herself into the Clayton County Jail on a Clayton County Warrant for theft in the 5th degree.  Lessard was held pending an initial appearance in court.

 

On January 27, 2019 at 10:09am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the Highway 18 bypass near Marquette. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Michael Rubendall of Monona was operating a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada westbound on Highway 18, when he lost control causing his vehicle to strike a guardrail causing $2,500 damage. No injuries were reported.



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