Category: Police & Fire

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...

Spencer businesses reminded selling CBD products without license is illegal
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Spencer businesses reminded selling CBD products without license is illegal

Law enforcement officials are reminding Spencer businesses that it’s illegal to sell products containing cannabidiol without a license. And there are only five licensed businesses in the state, none of which are in Spencer. Officials this week issued a press release with information about the products, which contain cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Spencer Police Chief Mark...

Everly parent arrested after incident with referee at basketball game
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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...