Category: Police & Fire

Police charge Emmetsburg man with intent to deliver marijuana
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Police charge Emmetsburg man with intent to deliver marijuana

Spencer police last week charged an Emmetsburg man with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and other charges after a traffic stop. In a press release, police stated 20-year-old Dawson Moen was arrested July 30 after authorities stopped and then searched the vehicle Moen was driving in the 2000 block of Highway Blvd. During the...

Minivan hits utility pole; minor injuries reported
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Minivan hits utility pole; minor injuries reported

The driver of a minivan was suffering from a medical condition that contributed to an accident Tuesday morning, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to an incident report, Emily Jane Widvey, of Everly, was driving a 2007 Toyota Sienna south in the 3300 mile of 130th Avenue when the vehicle entered the west ditch...

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...

Driver loses consciousness, collides with other vehicle
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Driver loses consciousness, collides with other vehicle

A Sioux Rapids man driving on US-71 Sunday afternoon lost consciousness, crossed the center line and collided with another vehicle, but no accident-related injuries were reported. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Bruce Postolka, 64, was driving north in a 2011 Buick Lacrosse in the 4600 mile of US-71 at about 4:53 p.m. Sunday. Postolka,...

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...

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