Winneshiek Releases

By: News Release
Aug 21st, 2019

Date: 8/13/2019
Time: 10:55 PM
Location: Spillville, Iowa
Total Property Damage: $5,300

Driver: Braden Sanders
Address: Utica, Minnesota
Age: 20
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Accident Details: Sanders was traveling on Victory Street in Spillville at a high rate of speed, ran the stop sign and struck a building (also known as the Old World Inn). Sanders sustained serious injuries and was transported by private vehicle to a hospital. This accident remains under investigation and charges pending.

Date: 8/19/2019
Time: 8:45 PM
Incident/Charge: Violation of Probation Arrest Warrant

Person: Peter Torres
Address: La Crosse, Wisconsin
Age: 35

Incident Details: Peter Torres was incarcerated in the La Crosse County Jail. Torres waived extradition and was transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for a violation of probation arrest warrant.

Date: 8/19/2019
Time: 4:26 PM
Incident/Charge: Operating while under the influence/Motor vehicle accident
Location: Old Stage and River Road in Decorah Township

Person: Randy Erion
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 65

Incident Details: Erion was northbound on Old Stage Road and drifted off the roadway. Erion crashed through a wooden stop sign and struck a guardrail. Erion left the scene and was located a short time later. No ambulance transport was needed. Erion was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail for operating while under the influence.

Date: 8/14/2019
Time: 8:48 PM
Location: County Road V64 Jackson Township
Total Property Damage: $9,000

Driver: Levi Lukes
Address: Fort Atkinson, Iowa
Age: 18
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Five Hundred

Driver: Karissa Schmidt
Address: Waucoma, Iowa
Age: 18
Vehicle: 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

Accident Details: Lukes was traveling north on County Road V64 and rear ended Schmidt. Schmidt went into the ditch and hit a road sign. No ambulance transport was needed. Lukes was cited for following too close.