Category: Police & Fire

Deputies arrest Spencer man for going into street with a handgun, public intoxication
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Deputies arrest Spencer man for going into street with a handgun, public intoxication

Authorities arrested a Spencer man Saturday afternoon at the Country Villa mobile home park after an investigation determined that he had gone into the street with a handgun while intoxicated following an exchange with a male next door. Dan Freeman, 56, was detained, according to a Clay County Sheriff’s Office news release, when Spencer Police...

Mexican man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy; distributed one pound per two weeks in Iowa
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Mexican man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy; distributed one pound per two weeks in Iowa

An Mexican man residing in Spencer illegally pleaded guilty in US District Court in Sioux City on Aug. 28 to a charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Iowa stated Jesus Jonathan Vazquez-Espinoza, 33, admitted in a plea agreement that he received about $10,000 worth...

Wanted Sioux City man arrested in Spencer; faces new drug, other charges
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Wanted Sioux City man arrested in Spencer; faces new drug, other charges

Authorities in Spencer apprehended a wanted Sioux City man fleeing law enforcement offers Thursday morning following a manhunt that lasted several hours. Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton in a press release stated Justin Michael Albright was located and arrested at 9:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street after a homeowner told a...

Everly man arrested twice for assaulting victim
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Everly man arrested twice for assaulting victim

Clay County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an Everly man twice between late Thursday night and early Friday morning for allegedly assaulting the same victim. A Clay County Sheriff’s Office report dated Friday stated deputies were first called to Everly for a reported assault late Thursday. Deputies arrested Jason Guinn, 38, for simple misdemeanor assault at about...

Charges filed in two-car accident
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Charges filed in two-car accident

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office filed charges against a Spencer woman following a two-car accident around 8 a.m. Thursday in which a report stated she failed to yield to another vehicle and was driving without a license. The report indicated Jacqueline Gonzalez Delgado, 20, was driving a 2004 Nissan Quest and was stopped facing east...

Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports two traffic incidents
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Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports two traffic incidents

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported the following traffic incidents: July 21 At 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested and charged Denene Nibbelink, 40, of Ruthven, with operating while intoxicated (first offence). A sheriff’s office report states Nibbelink was driving a 2014 Dodge Durango west on 320th Street. Nibbelink struck mailboxes at 3345...

Police chief clears confusion about fireworks use in Spencer
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Police chief clears confusion about fireworks use in Spencer

Fireworks sales in Spencer are causing confusion about whether it’s legal to discharge fireworks in the city, Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton told the city council at Monday’s meeting. Warburton reiterated that the use of first class consumer fireworks is illegal within the Spencer city limits even though it’s not illegal to sell or purchase...