Burglary Charge

On May 28, 2021, at approximately 11:50pm, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a burglary at a residence on the southeast side of Waucoma. Upon arrival the responding Deputy determined the door to the residence was kicked in, property was destroyed, and items were stolen; including a firearm and the owner’s dog. A Facebook post later led to the recovery of the dog which was located an hour away, two days later. After a weeklong investigation Clayton Hardt Fettkether, age 23 of Dunkerton was arrested in connection to the incident and charged with Burglary 3rd Degree (D Felony), Criminal Mischief 2 nd Degree (D Felony), Arson 2nd Degree (C Felony), and Theft 3 rd Degree (Aggravated Misdemeanor). Most of the stolen items were recovered—including the firearm. Fettkether was arrested on June 10, 2021 and booked into the Fayette County Jail where he posted a bond of $15,000 cash and was released on a promise to appear. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Blackhawk County Sheriff’s Office.