Fayette Releases

By: News Release
Sep 25th, 2019


On 9/25/19 at 7:49 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tara Ann Bohr age 37 at the West Union Residential Facility. Bohr was found to be in possession of prescription medication that she did not have a valid prescription for. Bohr was transported to the Fayette County Jail and charged with Possession of Contraband in a Correctional Facility (Class “D” Felony). Bohr was held in the Fayette County Jail pending an appearance with a Magistrate.  

On September 25, 2019, at approximately 12:13am the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle accident on Major Road near Orange Road; approximately 4 miles west of Eldorado, IA. Upon further investigation, it was determined that James Douglas Hill, age 21 of West Union, was traveling west bound in a Silver Pontiac Bonneville when he struck a large tree in the traveled portion of the roadway. No injuries were reported. The Pontiac received approximately $1500 in damage.


On 9-24-19 at approximately 8:23 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car vs. deer accident on Y Ave. (V62) north of 100th St. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2005 Ford Focus Trevor A. Bock 19, of Sumner was traveling north when deer entered into the roadway and the driver was unable to get stopped and hit the deer causing approx.. $2600.00 damage to the front end of the vehicle. No one was injured in the accident.


On 9-24-19, at approximately 2:30 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a domestic assault and vehicle theft at Guppy’s Gas Station in Elgin IA. Fayette County Sheriff’s  Deputies arrived on scene and conducted multiple interviews.  After an investigation, Jaylani Devin Whiteside, 34 of New Hampton, was arrested and charged with Robbery 2nd degree a C Felony, Domestic Assault causing injury, an aggravated misdemeanor, 2 counts of Possession of Controlled Substances, serious misdemeanors, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While License Suspended, and Interference with Official Acts, all simple misdemeanors.   Whiteside was taken into custody and transported to Fayette County jail, where he currently awaits initial appearance.