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Category: Crime

Stolen vehicle investigation leads to foot chase, arrest
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Stolen vehicle investigation leads to foot chase, arrest

An Alta man tried to run from officers who were investigating a stolen vehicle before he was tased and arrested on multiple charges, including two felonies. The Spencer Police Department stated that police tried to make contact with the driver of the vehicle they were investigating at 12:27 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of...

Suspicious person complaint leads to Peterson man’s arrest for car burglaries, vehicle thefts
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Suspicious person complaint leads to Peterson man’s arrest for car burglaries, vehicle thefts

A Peterson man faces charges connected to multiple car burglaries and two vehicle thefts in Spencer. On Monday, the Spencer Police Department stated in a news release that Gary Stallings II was arrested June 11 after officers responded to a suspicious person complaint near 215 12th Avenue West. Officers arrived on scene that afternoon to...

Man assaults clerk, deputy at Spencer hotel
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Man assaults clerk, deputy at Spencer hotel

Authorities arrested a man for assaulting a hotel clerk and a Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputy at Days Inn after midnight Saturday. The sheriff’s office stated deputies were called to the 1800 mile of 350th Street to serve a no contact order where Ismael Leon Rodriguez, of Spencer, was no longer allowed. Rodriguez was given...

Stolen truck found at gravel pit near Graettinger
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Stolen truck found at gravel pit near Graettinger

A stolen truck was recovered Sunday at a county gravel pit near Graettinger. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office stated the truck, a 2018 Ford F350 owned by Iowa Lakes Electric, had been reported as stolen form a residence on Highway 18 west of Ruthven. The truck was taken from the residence sometime between the evening...

Sheriff’s office investigating Scharnberg Park burglary
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Sheriff’s office investigating Scharnberg Park burglary

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported burglary at Scharnberg Park. The sheriff’s office was called to the park on Tuesday. In a press release, the sheriff’s office stated that between 5 p.m. Monday and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, a person or multiple people went into the office building and took several items. Items...

Police chief says domestic calls are up, businesses following closure orders
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Police chief says domestic calls are up, businesses following closure orders

Spencer police have seen an increase in domestic incident calls now that more people are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Mark Warburton told the Spencer City Council on Monday that the number of domestic disturbance reports the police department has received are above normal. “When you’re bringing people together, family spending that much...

Driver leads Spencer police on chase with toddler daughter in vehicle
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Driver leads Spencer police on chase with toddler daughter in vehicle

A Graettinger man faces charges of child endangerment, eluding and a slew of other traffic violations after he led Spencer police on a chase Saturday afternoon with his 16-month-old daughter in the vehicle. The driver, 40-year-old Frederick Connie, was eventually taken into custody, but not before trying to evade police. The Spencer Police Department stated...

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