Sheriff's Office

Posted on: December 25, 2017

Press Release 12/21/17


“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 November 29, 2017 at 1:29pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 52 near Crest Dr. in Guttenberg for a traffic violation. Deputies came into contact with 37 year old Joshua Rohner of Gutteneberg. Upon further investigation, Clayton County K9 Raven was deployed and conducted an exterior sniff where Raven indicated to the presence of illegal narcotics in the vehicle. Deputies located marijuana within the vehicle. On December 13th, Rohner was charged with Possession of Marijuana-2nd Offense. He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.


On December 13, 2017 after a several month long investigation, Clayton County Deputies charged 31 year old Bradley Gerike of Manchester and 29 year old Donald Schmitt of Manchester with Theft 4th Degree. During the investigation, Deputies learned that Gerike and Schmitt were hired by the victim to help move personal property from a residence located at 16679 Eagle Ave. During this time period Gerike and Schmitt took property of the victim’s to a consignment store without the permission or knowledge of the victim. They are scheduled in court at a later date.


On December 13, 2017 at 12:16pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on 6th Street and C Street in McGregor for a traffic violation. Deputies came into contact with 19 year old Shane Hexom of McGregor. Deputies observed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Upon further investigation, marijuana was located in the vehicle as well as drug paraphernalia. Deputies arrested Hexom and transported him to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Possession of Maijuana -1st Offense, Possession of drug paraphernalia and fail to obey stop sign.

 On December 14, 2017, Clayton County Deputies arrested 28 year old Nicholas Ostrander of Dubuque on a Clayton County Warrant for Probation Violation. Ostrander was transported to the Clayton County Jail on $500 cash bond.

 On December 16, 2017 at 9:48pm, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to a traffic complaint on Highway 18. Deputies located a 2001 Kenworth Semi which matched the description of the semi from the complainant. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and came into contact with 55 year old Marty Cantrell of Waynesville, MO. During the investigation, K9 Raven was deployed and indicated to the presence of illegal narcotics in the semi. Deputies located cocaine in the semi. Cantrell was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Operating While Intoxicated-1st Offense and Possession of Cocaine.

 On December 18, 2017 at 1:14am, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to 12801 Falcon Ave for a report of suspicious activity. Deputies made contact with 19 year old Javier Bivian-Flores of Postville. During the investigation, Deputies located marijuana. Bivian-Flores was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Possession of marijuana.

 On December 20, 2017, Clayton County Deputies arrested 37 year old Jon Moreland of McGregor on a Clayton County Warrant for failure to appear. Moreland was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held on $500 cash bond.

 -Sheriff Michael Tschirgi

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