Fayette Accident

By: News Release
Jan 3rd, 2018

On 1-2-18, at approximately 8:30 AM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a stolen vehicle.  After an investigation the vehicle was located in a ditch on F Avenue just outside of Clermont IA.  It was found that the driver of the vehicle, Doney Howard Jr. 61 of Elgin, was south on F Avenue when he lost control and vehicle and it went onto its’ side.  Howard arrested and charged with Driving while barred, an aggravated misdemeanor, and failure to Maintain Control, a simple misdemeanor.  No injuries were sustained, and damage to the 2002 Ford Explorer was estimated at $4,000.  Howard was taken into custody and transported to Fayette County Jail, where he awaits initial appearance.