Fayette Releases

By: News Release
Sep 1st, 2017

On 08/31/2017 at approx. 8:08 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an accident on the roundabout at Hwy 3 and Hwy 187.  Once deputies arrived it was learned that  33 year old Jeremy Van Auken, of Wilton, IA, was traveling north bound in a  2013 Ford Econoline in the roundabout while 34 year old Andrea Paris of Strawberry Point, IA was driving a 2015 Chevy Traverse on Hwy 3 traveling west bound when she failed to yield to Van Auken causing approx. $1,500.00 to Van Auken’s vehicle and $2,500.00 to Paris’s vehicle.  Paris received a citation for failure to yield the right away. 


 On 8/30/17  at 6:45 PM Fayette County Deputy’s arrested Patsy Ann Martin age 46 from West Union on a Fayette County warrant for fail to comply with pre-trial release. Martin was transported to the Fayette County Jail where she was held on $20,000 cash bond.

On 8/30/17 at 2:53 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a tractor rollover on J Ave north of 250th St. An investigation determined that Neil Anthony Lansing  age 59 from West Union was operating a 7730 John Deere tractor along the edge of a field when a tire blew on the tractor causing the tractor to enter the ditch and overturn onto the side.  Lansing was transported by private vehicle to Palmer Hospital in West Union to be evaluated for minor injuries.  There is an estimated $25,000 damage to the tractor. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the West Union Fire Dept.