Category: Crime

Disturbance leads to OWI arrest, other charges
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Disturbance leads to OWI arrest, other charges

A driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated and other charges, while a passenger was cited for having an open container following a traffic stop last week in Spencer. On July 7, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported disturbance in a moving vehicle on US-71 near Fostoria in which a male passenger...

Two arrested at Scharnberg Park campground
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Two arrested at Scharnberg Park campground

Authorities arrested a woman on drug charges and a man on arrest warrants from other counties last week at Scharnberg Park campground after authorities were called to the park. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported that Amanda Mckee, 37, listed as homeless, was arrested at about 8:30 a.m. July 9 following an investigation. A campground...

Fireworks cause $15,000 in damage to Fairview Elementary playground
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Fireworks cause $15,000 in damage to Fairview Elementary playground

Nothing good happens after midnight. Those wise words often ring true no matter the location, but they were definitely accurate around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Fairview Elementary School playground. Spencer authorities say that’s when fireworks lit by juveniles caused a fire that did $15,000 in damage to the playground surface and its equipment. The...

11 cited for underage drinking at weekend house party
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11 cited for underage drinking at weekend house party

Authorities busted a house party involving underage drinking Sunday about three miles south of Greenville, resulting in 11 individuals being cited. On Tuesday, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported it had received a complaint of a party with underage drinking at 4535 US-71. Once authorities arrived, they found numerous people younger than 21 years old...

Spencer woman arrested on warrant for meth possession
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Spencer woman arrested on warrant for meth possession

A Spencer woman turned herself in and was arrested Saturday on a warrant for possession of methamphetamine. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that Krissy Smith turned herself in at the Clay County Jail at about 5 p.m. Saturday. The arrest warrant was on a charge for first offense possession of methamphetamine. Smith was...

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