County Releases

By: News Release
Sep 7th, 2019

 

On August 25, 2019 at 11:57am, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on South Main Street near Mechanic Street in Garnavillo. Deputies came into contact with 57 year old John Barnhart of Garnavillo. Deputies determined that Barnhart’s driving privileges were revoked. Barnhart was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while revoked.

 

On August 25, 2019 at 7:17pm, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to a driving complaint in the City of Luana. Deputies located the vehicle on Highway 18 near Monona. The vehicle pulled into a private residence off of Highway 18. Deputies came into contact with 55 year old Mark Bries of Monona. Deputies observed signs of impairment. Upon further investigation, Bries was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated- 1st offense.

 

On August 27, 2019 at 7:34am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on Colesburg Road near 400th Street. Deputies determined that Kathy Wessel of Colesburg was operating 2008 Chevrolet Impala Northbound on Colesburg Road when she crossed the centerline and struck a 2009 Kenworth operated by Shawn Kruse of Elkport. Wessel was transported to Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Her vehicle sustained approximately $5,000 damage. The semi sustained approximately $20,000 damage. Wessel was cited for driving on the wrong side of a two lane highway. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Colesburg Fire and EMS.

 

On August 27, 2019 at 2:50pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 13 near 230th Street. Deputies came into contact with 28 year old Travis Terrell of Strawberry Point. Deputies determined that Terrell’s privilege to drive was barred. Terrell was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while barred, speeding and no insurance.

 

On August 27, 2019 at 4:31pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Pleasant Ridge Road near Watson Road. Deputies came into contact with 56 year old Steven Johnson of Davenport. Deputies determined that Johnson’s driving privileges were suspended. Johnson was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while suspended, and failure to wear seat belt.

 

On August 27, 2019 at 9:00pm, Clayton County Deputies attempted to serve an arrest warrant on 60 year old Rodney Bartholomew of McGregor for unlawful possession of a prescription drug and possession of a controlled substance methamphetanine. Deputies made contact with Bartholomew. During the arrested Deputies located a container on his person containing methamphetamines. Bartholomew was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail on the active warrants and additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance- methamphetamine.

 

On August 28, 2019 at 7:40pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Kettle Road. Deputies determined that Xavier Geiger of Bellevue was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu when he swerved to miss a deer. His vehicle entered the ditch and overturned causing $5,000 damage. No injuries were reported. Geiger was cited for no insurance.

 

On August 29, 2019 at 9:32am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Gunder Road near Eagle Ave. Deputies determined that John Martinek of Cresco was operating a 2006 Dodge Caravan when he fell asleep. His vehicle entered the ditch causing $800 damage. Martinek was treated for minor injuries on scene. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Mercy One Ambulance, Saint Olaf Fire Department, and Farmersburg Fire Department and First Responders.

 

On August 30, 2019 at 7:10pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on the Great River Road near Guttenberg. Deputies determined that Adam Eilers of Garnavillo was operating a 2014 Ford F150 when he struck a deer causing $15,000 damage. No injuries were reported.

 

On August 31, 2019 at 9:09am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 52 near Millville. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Sharon Houg of Elgin was operating a 2010 Dodge Caravan when she struck a deer causing $9,000 damage. No injuries were reported.

 

On August 31, 2019 at 3:20pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 13 near 400th Street. Upon further investigation, Deputies determined that Susan Kartman of Strawberry Point was operating a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado when she struck a deer causing $2,500 damage. No injuries were reported.

 

On September 1, 2019 at 1:54pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident near Birch Rd and Highway 56. Upon further investigation it was determined that Lisa Goddstein of Springville was operating a 2006 Volvo XC9 when she lost control. Her vehicle entered the ditch and overturned causing $7,000 damage. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Elgin Fire Department and Tri-State Ambulance.

 

On September 1, 2019 at 4:41pm, Clayton County Deputies observed 49 year old Harold Beck operating a Chevrolet S10 on Highway 128 near Elkader. Deputies determined Beck’s driving privileges were suspended in Iowa. Beck pulled into a private drive and Deputies made contact. Beck was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while suspended and no insurance.

 

On September 1, 2019 at 8:46pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 52 near 215th Street. Deputies came into contact with 25 year old Tevin Sims of Minneapolis. Upon further investigation, Deputies located marijuana. Deputies also believed Sims was operating under the influence of marijuana and conducted further testing on Sims. Sims was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance-marijuana, operating while intoxicated or drugged-1st offense and speeding.

 

On September 2, 2019 at 12:20pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Farmersburg Road. Deputies came into contact with 56 year old Wanda Peterson of Vednais Heights, MN. Deputies determined that Peterson’s driving privileges were barred and she also had an arrest warrant out of Minnesota for 2nd degree drugs. Peterson was arrested transported to the Clayton County Jail where she was charged with driving while barred and will be extradited to Minnesota at a later date.

 

On September 2, 2019 at 1:32pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 52 near Guttenberg. Deputies came into contact with 47 year old Robert Fischer of Guttenberg. Deputies determined that Fischer’s license was suspended. Deputies arrested and transported Fischer to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while suspended, improper brake lamp, and violation of windshield requirements.

 

On September 4, 2019 at 6:11am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Grandview Rd. Upon further investigation, it was determined that David Reimer of Elkader was operating a 2012 Toyota Tacoma when he struck a deer causing $1,500 damage. No injuries were reported.

 

On September 4, 2019, Clayton County Deputies took custody of 21 year old Mason Frick of Waukon on a Clayton County Warrant for probation violation. Frick is being held in the Clayton County Jail without bond pending a probation revocation hearing in court.

 

On September 4, 2019, Clayton County Deputies arrested 37 year old Dennis Gullion of Davenport on a Clayton County Warrant for failure to appear on a sex offender violation. Gullion was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he is being held on $2,500 bond.

 

 



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