Category: Crime

Search warrant results in drug bust, arrests
Post

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
Post

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
Post

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
Post

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...

Everly parent arrested after incident with referee at basketball game
Post

Everly parent arrested after incident with referee at basketball game

An Everly man was arrested last Friday night following an incident with a high school basketball referee. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Corey Hofmeyer was arrested for simple assault after, according to a report, the parent ran his shoulder into a referee at a basketball game at Clay Central-Everly High School. The report stated...

Spencer police calls and incidents report: December 4-6
Post

Spencer police calls and incidents report: December 4-6

Below are the calls and incidents as reported by the Spencer Police Department for Tuesday, December 4, through the early morning hours of Friday, December 7. This list includes calls handled by other agencies. Specific actions taken are in parenthesis.   Tuesday, December 4 7:55 a.m. – Traffic stop, 300 block of Fourth Avenue East (verbal...