Category: Police & Fire

Motorcycle accident sends rider to hospital
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Motorcycle accident sends rider to hospital

A Spirit Lake man riding a motorcycle in the 1000 mile of Highway 18 late Thursday afternoon was transported to Spencer Hospital with possible injuries after his jacket got caught in the rear tire sprocket and caused him to crash. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Allen Tewes, 34, was riding a black 2016 Victory...

Woman arrested for domestic abuse assault
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Woman arrested for domestic abuse assault

A woman was arrested Monday morning in Dickens for domestic abuse assault following an investigation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. According to a report, Cara Anders, 28, of Dickens, was arrested for domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury, first offense. The sheriff’s office was dispatched to a Dickens address on South Drive at about...

Disturbance call leads to arrest
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Disturbance call leads to arrest

A Spencer man was arrested Monday night after he reportedly disobeyed Clay County Sheriff’s deputies’ orders to return to his home and then attempted to grab one deputy’s arm. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Ismael Leon Rodriguez, 36, was seen yelling obscenities at a neighbor’s home near 1810 350th Street at about 8:45 p.m....

Estherville man arrested for 3rd OWI offense
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Estherville man arrested for 3rd OWI offense

An Estherville man was arrested May 1 for operating while intoxicated and other charges after he was found unresponsive in a car near the 2200 mile of 300th Street in Clay County. According to a sheriff’s office news report, a Spencer police officer who was also nearby and responded to the call found Roger Smith,...

Washington man arrested for OWI following accident
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Washington man arrested for OWI following accident

A Washington, Iowa, man was arrested for operating while intoxicated last week after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and ended up in the ditch in the 2700 block of Highway 71. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported it responded to a report of a vehicle was speeding, lost control and was...

Muddy road sends CCE school bus into ditch
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Muddy road sends CCE school bus into ditch

A Clay Central-Everly Schools bus slid into a ditch in the 1200 block of 280th Street Wednesday afternoon, resulting in three juvenile passengers being seen by medical personnel and one being transported to Spencer Hospital for a report of pain. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Dean Stein, 55, Fostoria, was driving the 2019 Thomas...

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