Fayette Releases

By: News Release
Sep 17th, 2019

On 09/13/2019 at approximately 2:00 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of trespassing on a property in rural Hawkeye.  Once deputies arrived two male subjects identified as Ronald Quail , 52 of Sumner and Kody Copp 27 of Hawkeye were located on the property harvesting lumber from the property.  Neither Quail or Copp had permission from the land owner to do so.  They were arrested for trespassing and theft 2nd degree and transported to the Fayette County Correctional Facility where they will await their initial appearance.  


On September 14, 2019, at approximately 4:05 am the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle vs. deer accident on Cedar Road just south of Highway 56; approximately two miles north of Wadena. An investigation determined Tyler James Stortz, age 30 of Postville, was driving a Tan 2016 Ford F350 Super Duty truck and traveling north bound when he struck a deer in the traveled portion of the roadway. The Ford sustained approximately $5000 in damage, and no injuries were reported.


On 9-15-19, at approximately 7:30 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested David Joseph Dettbarn, 38 of Arlington, for Violation of a No-Contact order.  Michelle Dettbarn, 34 of Arlington IA, was also arrested for Aiding and Abetting to the Violation of a No-Contact order. Both individuals were taken into custody and transported to Fayette County Jail, where they are currently awaiting initial appearance. 


On September 15, 2019, at approximately 2:21 am a Fayette County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Silver 2013 Chevrolet Cruze LS for a traffic violation. After further investigation, the driver, Chloe Sue Hughes, age 23 of Postville, was taken into custody for Driving while Barred and for Violation of the Conditions of a Restricted Driver’s License. Hughes was transported to the Fayette County Jail and awaits an initial appearance from a judge.