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Posted on: December 4, 2018

11-29-2018 News Release

In April 2008 the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office received a missing person’s report on Lee Allan Rolfe of rural Guttenberg, IA.  The initial investigation determined Rolfe had traveled outside the State of Iowa.    Rolfe, a registered sex offender, was non-compliant and efforts were made to find his whereabouts.  Eventually the leads went cold and the investigation remained open.  


On October 25, 2018 the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department in the State of Mississippi, they had apprehended Rolfe.  Rolfe was arrested on an outstanding Iowa arrest warrant and later transported back to Clayton County.

On November 28, 2018 Rolfe was charged with the crime of Failure to Register and aggravated misdemeanor in violation of his Iowa Sex Offender status.  The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations. 

Sheriff Michael J. Tschirgi

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