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Posted on: September 2, 2018

Press Release - 08-31-2018


“ A criminal charge is merely an accusation. All persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.”


On August 19, 2018 at 12:41am, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to a one vehicle accident on Mississippi Road North of Guttenberg. Upon further investigation, it was determined that 22 year old Geffrey Williams of Hiawatha was operating a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville when he lost control, entered the ditch coming to rest on the railroad track causing $3,000 damage. Williams was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Operating While Intoxicated- 1st Offense, Driving While Barred, No insurance and Failure to Maintain Control. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Guttenberg Police Department and CP Rail.


On August 21, 2018 Clayton County Deputies arrested 27 year old Brittany Piper of West Union on a Clayton County Warrant for Probation Violation. Piper was transported from the Allamakee County Jail to the Clayton County Jail where she is being held without bond.


On August 23, 2018 at 7:45pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs. deer accident on the Osterdock Road near Osterdock. Upon further investigation it was determined that Edward Cummer of Guttenberg was operating a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado when he struck a deer causing $2,000 damage. No injuries were reported.


On August 24, 2018 at 1:47am, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to the City of Volga for a harassment complaint. On August 25th, Deputies arrested 26 year old Alex Dettbarn of Volga for disorderly conduct and harassment- 3rd degree.

On August 25, 2018 Clayton County Deputies arrested 28 year old Brianna Green of Postville on a Clayton County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Green was transported from the Fayette County Jail to the Clayton County Jail where she was held on $2000 bond.


On August 25, 2018 at 8:40pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Bell Road near Volga for a traffic violation. Upon further investigation, 26 year old Zachary McAllister of Manchester was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Operating While Intoxicated-2nd Offense.

On August 27, 2018 at 2:49pm, Clayton County Deputies took a report of a theft of gasoline from a fuel barrel at 26743 Highway 128. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested and charged 20 year old Tom Shirbroun of Farmersburg for Theft 4th Degree.

On August 28, 2018 at 4:51pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a vehicle that struck a building on Ross Street in Farmersburg. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested 29 year old Justin Reuter of Wauzeka for Operating While Intoxicated. Reuter was also charged with failure to maintain control, careless driving, and no insurance. Deputies estimated the damage to the building to be around $8,000.


-Sheriff Michael Tschirgi

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