Winneshiek Releases

By: News Release
Aug 1st, 2018

Date: 7/22/2018
Incident/Charge: Sexual Abuse-Third Degree (Class C Felony)
Location: Upper Dam
Person: Nathaniel M. Darling
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 18
Incident Details: After an incident on July 22, 2018, at the Upper Dam, an Arrest Warrant was issued charging Nathaniel M. Darling with Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree, a Class C. Felony. On July 28, 2018, Nathaniel M. Darling was arrested and taken to the Winneshiek County Jail.

Date: 7/30/2018
Incident/Charge: Search Warrant and Felony Charges
Location: Decorah, Iowa
Person: Bruce D. Divers
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 44
Person: Valerie A. Burke
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 43
Incident Details: The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at a residence on East Water Street in Decorah Iowa. Divers and Burke were each charged with Child Endangerment-Meth Exposure, Possession of Methamphetamine-Third or Subsequent Offense, Possession of Marijuana-Third or Subsequent Offense, and Possession of Ephedrine (All Class D Felonies). Divers and Burke were both arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.
The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Decorah Police Department, Decorah Fire Department, Winneshiek Medical Center Ambulance, Winneshiek County Attorney's Office, and the Iowa State Patrol.