Category: Police & Fire

Death reported in Clay County single-vehicle accident
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Death reported in Clay County single-vehicle accident

A Spencer man died in a single-vehicle accident reported early Wednesday morning in Clay County. According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, at about 3:41 a.m. deputies were called to the 2300 mile of 420th Street for a reported injury accident. Cole Millard, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies determined that the 1992...

Minor injuries reported in Clay County accident
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Minor injuries reported in Clay County accident

A 2007 Lexus driven by a juvenile female crashed January 14 in the 2400 mile of 340th Street, resulting the minor injuries for both the driver and a passenger. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported that at about 9:30 p.m. January 14, a deputy responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch in...

Search warrant results in drug bust, arrests
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Search warrant results in drug bust, arrests

A search last Thursday in Spencer led authorities to discover drug-related items and arrest two people. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in a press release stated deputies executed a search warrant in the 100 block of West Third Street in Spencer. Deputies reportedly found drug paraphernalia and two unprocessed marijuana plants that were being grown...

Deputies discover drug paraphernalia during traffic stop
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Deputies discover drug paraphernalia during traffic stop

A Hartley man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia Sunday afternoon after Clay County Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop and then searched the vehicle. Christopher Cavin, 40, was arrested after a K-9 search resulted in an alert and drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle. The sheriff’s office reportedly stopped a vehicle at...

Sheriff’s office arrests Spencer man for domestic assault, child endangerment
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Sheriff’s office arrests Spencer man for domestic assault, child endangerment

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Spencer man early Saturday morning for domestic assault and three counts of child endangerment after responding to a reported domestic assault in progress. According to a press release, the sheriff’s office and Spencer Police Department both responded to the report in the 3600 block of 240th Avenue in...

Emmetsburg man faces jury trial over 2017 drug investigation in Spencer
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Emmetsburg man faces jury trial over 2017 drug investigation in Spencer

A jury trial date has been set for an Emmetsburg man who faces multiple charges connected to a September 2017 drug search at an apartment in Spencer. Documents filed in district court state 29-year-old Mark Keniston faces charges of manufacturing, delivering or possessing with intent to manufacture or deliver methamphetamine; manufacturing, delivering or possessing with...