Delaware Releases

By: News Release
Jul 23rd, 2020

On July 20, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a hit and run accident on 260th Street near Delhi, IA. Jake Recker, of Dyersville, IA, lost control on a curve and struck a legally parked vehicle owned by Adam Sheppard, of Delhi, IA. Recker left the scene but later called in to report the accident. He was cited with Failure to


On July 19, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served warrants on Talitha Anderson, of Monticello, IA, for Failure to Appear.


On July 17, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on 160th Street and 310th Avenue near Dyersville, IA. Travis Rahe, of Earlville, IA, was charged with Driving While Barred.


On July 16, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Kyle Horstman, of Edgewood, IA, for Controlled Substance Violation, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Affix Drug Stamp. The charges stem from a served search warrant at a residence on 220th Avenue near Edgewood, IA, which occurred on July 12, 2020.


On July 15, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Kristine Strickland, of Vinton, IA, for Violation of No Contact Order. The charge stems from an incident that occurred at Backbone State Park on July 2, 2020.


On July 15, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Patrick Carpenter, of Manchester, IA for Sex Offender - Registration Violation 2nd or Subsequent Offense. The charge stems from an investigation of a Sex Offender not registering his address with the Sheriff's Office as required.
On July 14, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a stolen truck at a residence on 240th Avenue, Delhi, IA. Upon an investigation, Charles E. Strickland, of Vinton, IA, was charged with Theft 2nd Degree, Operate Vehicle Without Owners Consent, Driving While License Denied or Revoked, and Fraudulent Use of Registration.


On July 13, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office charged Shaun M. McBride, of Delhi, IA, with Sex Offender - Registration Violation 2nd or Subsequent. The charge is a result of McBride residing at an address that he did not register with the Sheriff's Office which is a requirement of the Sex Offender Registry.


On July 13, 2020, at approximately 8:22 p.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle-deer accident on Highway 20. Ethan Zuercher, of Guttenberg, IA, was traveling eastbound when he struck a deer that had entered the roadway.


On July 12, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at a residence on 220th Avenue near Edgewood, IA. Shane Ingles, of Edgewood, IA, was charged with Controlled Substance Violation, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Affix Drug Stamp.


On July 11, 2020, at approximately 3:16 p.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle accident on Voyager Road near Colesburg, IA. Joseph Bolsinger, of Colesburg, IA, was traveling east on Voyager Road when he lost control of the vehicle and he entered the south ditch rolling the vehicle. Bolsinger was charged with Operating a Commercial Motor Vehicle without a CDL. He was also cited with Failure to Maintain Control and Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability - Accident.


On July 6, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served warrants on Damion Liebel and Ashlee Liebel, both of Anamosa, IA. Damion Liebel was charged with Burglary 1st Degree, Willful Injury - Causing Bodily Injury, and Trespass - Injury or Damage. Ashlee Liebel was charged with Assault and Trespass 1st Offense. The charges stem from an assault call that was reported to the Sheriff's Office on June 27, 2020.


On July 1, 2020, at approximately 1:04 p.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 20 just west of 300th Avenue. Wayne Clemen, of New Vienna, IA, was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 when he proceeded to make a lane change and collided with a vehicle driven by Brooklyn Arnold, of Bettendorf, IA. Both vehicles veered to the right going into the ditch. Clemen was able to drive his vehicle out of the ditch, while Arnold's vehicle remained in the ditch. Clemen was cited with Improper Lane Change.


On July 4, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Kasi Chapman, of Dundee, IA, for Violation of No Contact Order. The charge stems from an incident which occurred on June 15, 2020.
On July 2, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office received a theft call from a residence on 120th Avenue, Dundee, IA. Upon investigation and serving a search warrant, Brandon Thibadeau aka Williams, of Oelwein, IA, was charged with Burglary 3rd Degree and two counts of Theft 4th Degree.


On June 29, 2020, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle accident on 160th Avenue. Shanessa Derby, of Manchester, IA, was north bound on 160th Avenue and while negotiating a curve in the road, lost control and rolled the vehicle into the north ditch. She was cited with Failure to Maintain Control.


On June 28, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on Highway 13/240th Street near Manchester, IA. Autumn Pope, of Strawberry Point, IA, was charged with Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense.


On June 28, 2020, at approximately 8:38 p.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle accident on 140th Avenue. Bailee Helle, of Edgewood, IA, was traveling southbound on 140th Avenue when the vehicle hit the shoulder of the road while traversing a curve in the road. Helle over-corrected, spun on the roadway, entered the west ditch and rolled the vehicle. She was cited with Failure to Maintain Control.


On June 24, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious activity call at a residence on 180th Avenue near Manchester, IA. Upon arriving at scene and conducting an investigation, Joel Hass, of Dubuque, IA, was charged with Theft 2nd Degree for being in possession of a stolen vehicle and Driving While License Denied, Suspended or Cancelled.


On June 23, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on Zacherra Vesper, of Greeley, IA. Vesper received a summons from the Court to appear for the charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


On June 25, 2020, at approximately 11:38 a.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a deer-vehicle accident on Highway 20. Roger Ward, of Epworth, IA, was traveling westbound when a deer entered the roadway striking Ward's vehicle on the left side.


On June 20, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 38 near Hopkinton, IA. William F Harms, Jr, of Manchester, IA, was charged with Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense.


On June 19, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office charged Bradley W. Ritter, of Manchester, IA, with Sex Offender - Registration Violation 2nd or Subsequent. He was given a summons to appear in court at a later date. The charge stems from Ritter violating a residency restriction.


On June 19, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Bradley W. Ritter, of Manchester, IA, for Sex Offender - Registration Violation 2nd or Subsequent.
The charge stems from Ritter failing to appear for a required in-person registration/verification.
On June 19, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Timothy Reilly and Lori Reilly, both of Delhi, IA, for Harassment - 3rd Degree. The charge stems from an incident which occurred on June 8, 2020.
On June 18, 2020, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle accident on Highway 20. Donald Webster, of Elgin, IA, was traveling westbound when he left the roadway and hit an embankment. He was cited with Failure to Maintain Control.


On June 17, 2020, at approximately 4:07 p.m., the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 3 in Edgewood, IA. David Atwood, of Edgewood, IA, was turning onto Highway 3 from an alley and drove in the path of a vehicle traveling eastbound driven by Brian Sorrenson, of Guttenberg, IA. Atwood was cited for Fail to Yield Upon Left Turn.


On June 16, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop at 275th Street and 212th Avenue near Delhi, IA. Scott P. Wilke, of Cedar Rapids, IA, was charged with Controlled Substance Violation, Possession of Controlled Substance - Marijuana 2nd, Failure to Affix Drug Stamp, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Assault on Persons in Certain Occupations.


On June 15, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office responded to domestic call at a residence in Dundee, IA.


On June 12, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served warrants on Vincent Strauser, of Delhi, IA, for Driving While Barred, Possession of Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The charges stem from an incident that occurred April 10, 2020. Strauser was also served with a violation of parole warrant.
On June 11, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Jacob Boge, of Earlville, IA, for Harassment 2nd Degree. The charge stems from an incident that occurred in Earlville on May 6, 2020.


On June 11, 2020, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office served a warrant on Kevin Limkemann, of Dundee, IA, for Lascivious Acts with a Child. The charge stems from an incident reported to the Sheriff's Office on May 24, 2020.



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