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Posted on: December 25, 2017

Press Release 5/28/17

“A criminal charge is merely an accusation. All person’s charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court”.

On May 11, 2017 at 4:22am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 18 near Klein Brewery Road. Upon further investigation it was determined that Amy Kerr of Elgin was operating a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country when she struck a deer causing $5,000 damage.

On May 11, 2017 at 10:38pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 18 near Marquette for a traffic violation. Upon further investigation, it was determined that 42 year old Jason Mangold of Postville was operating a motor vehicle while his license was barred. Mangold was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with driving while barred.

On May 12, 2017 at 10:20am, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Gunder Road near 220th Street for a traffic violation. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested 50 year old Danny Huffman of Postville for driving while revoked. Huffman was transported to the Clayton County Jail pending an appearance in Magistrate Court. Huffman was also cited for no insurance and registration violation.

On May 12, 2017 at 8:48pm, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to a traffic complaint on Highway 52 North of Garnavillo. Deputies located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested 25 year old Erick Nava of Luana for Operating While Intoxicated-1st Offense, Open Container, and No driver’s license. Nava was transported to the Clayton County Jail pending an appearance in Magistrate Court.

On May 13, 2017, Clayton County Deputies arrested 25 year old Nathaniel Litka of Dubuque on a Clayton County Warrant for failure to appear on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. Litka was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held on $500 cash bond.

On May 14, 2017 at 2:40am, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the City of Volga. Deputies located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested 32 year old Shawn Nolan of Evansdale for driving while suspended, and an arrest warrant for harassment in Allamakee County. Nolan was transported to the Clayton County Jail pending an appearance in court.

On May 15, 2017, Clayton County Deputies arrested 33 year old Mikel Normann of Waukon on a Clayton County Warrant for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. The charges stemmed from a lengthy narcotics investigation throughout the last several months. Normann was held in the Clayton County Jail on $5,000 bond.

On May 15, 2017, Clayton County Deputies took custody of Christie Wilkins (39) of Rochester MN, from the Shakopee Correctional Facility for a Clayton County Warrant for failure to appear on charges of delivery of marijuana, and trafficking stolen weapons. Wilkins was transported to the Clayton County Jail where she was held on $10,000 cash bond.

On May 19, 2017 at 3:07am, Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch on East Mission Road near Ebony Road. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested 42 year old Daniel Bushaw of Strawberry Point for operating while intoxicated-2nd offense. Bushaw was transported to the Clayton County Jail pending an appearance in Magistrate Court.

On May 22, 2017 at 6:02am, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in McGregor for a traffic violation. Upon further investigation, it was determined that 53 year old Edward Jobs of Prairie Du Chien was operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license. Jobs was transported to the Clayton County Jail pending an appearance in Magistrate Court.

On May 22, 2017 at 6:23am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 128 near Granite Ave. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Shelly Bushkofsky of Elkader was operating a 2011 Ford Fusion when she struck a deer causing $10,000 damage. No injuries were reported.

On May 22, 2017 at 6:58pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Highway 18 near Juniper Ave. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Chase Wise of Lakeland TN was operating a 2008 Chevrolet truck when he crossed over the centerline and entered the ditch. His vehicle sustained about $1,500 damage. Wise was cited for Speeding. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by MarMac EMS.

On May 23, 2017, Clayton County Deputies arrested 22 year old Christopher McLaury of McGregor on a Buchanan County Warrant for Probation Violation. McLaury was transported to the Clayton County Jail and later turned over to the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office.

On May 23, 2017, Clayton County Deputies took custody of 21 year old Kain Wickler & 24 year old Jordan Hefel both of Galena, IL from Jo Davies County IL on Clayton County Warrants for theft 2nd and forgery. The charges stemmed from an investigation in December 2016 where both defendant’s unlawfully scammed a Clayton County Resident online. Both were transported to the Clayton County Jail where they are being held on $25,000 cash bond.

On May 25, 2017 at 8:46am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on 390th Street near Strawberry Point. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Joshua Deggenford of Danville Iowa was operating a 2014 Ford transit van West on 390th Street when he missed his turn. Deggenford started backing up on the roadway and was struck by a 2007 GMC Acadia operated by Samantha Jans of Oelwein. Both vehicles sustained about $1,500 damage. Deggenford was cited for Stopping on a traveled portion of a roadway.

On May 25, 2017 at 2:14pm, Clayton County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Littleport Road near Harvest Road for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, Deputies smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Deputies arrested Skyler Quamme (25) of Kenyon MN for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Quamme was transported to the Clayton County Jail pending an appearance in Magistrate Court.

On May 27, 2017 Clayton County Deputies arrested 52 year old Randall Meyer of Prairie Du Chien on a Clayton County Warrant for failure to serve jail sentence. Meyer was transported to the Clayton County Jail to serve a 2 day sentence.

-Sheriff Michael Tschirgi

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