Armed with Intent

By: News Release
Aug 2nd, 2018

Date: 7/31/2018
Incident/Charge: Two Counts of Felony Going Armed with Intent, One Count of Aggravated Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon, and Reckless Driving.
Location: Pleasant Township near Middle Sattre Road

Person: Jayme Kimber
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 38

Incident Details: At about 7:15 pm on July 31 the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of an ATV accident on 155th Avenue. Deputies responded to the scene and were able to locate the accident, but the driver, Jayme Kimber, had fled the scene. A couple hours later, around 9:20 pm, the Sheriff’s Office received another 911 call from a residence on Middle Sattre Road near the area of the accident. When deputies arrived, they learned the driver of the ATV was armed somewhere on the property and threatening to do harm to others. Kimber was located in a shed amongst hay bales at approximately 2:45 am on August 1 and taken into custody without incident. The firearms were located and seized. Kimber was taken by the Sheriff’s Office to Winneshiek Medical Center for evaluation prior to being booked into the Winneshiek County Jail. Kimber was charged with two counts of Felony Going Armed with Intent, one count of Aggravated Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon, and Reckless Driving.

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Decorah Police Department, Iowa State Patrol, Decorah Volunteer Fire Department (Drone Search), Winneshiek Medical Center Ambulance, Winneshiek County Emergency Management, and the Winneshiek County Attorney’s Office.




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