County Releases

On January 3, 2021 at 10:35pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 52 near Jigsaw Road. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Vicki Haan of Estes Park, CO was operating a 2018 GMC Acadia when she struck a deer causing $8,000 damage. No injuries were reported.

On January 4, 2021 at 10:14pm, Clayton County Deputies took a report of a stolen vehicle on Keystone Road. Shortly before the stolen vehicle was reported, the Prairie Du Chien and MarMac Police Department were in a pursuit with a different stolen vehicle the crashed in the area and the suspect fled on foot. Deputies were able to obtain surveillance footage and were able to identify the suspect as 22 year old Devan Forbes of Manchester. Arrest warrants were obtained and Forbes was arrested on January 13th by the Manchester Police Department. The stolen vehicle was also recovered. Forbes was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Theft 2nd Degree, and Burglary 3rd Degree.

On January 4, 2021 at 6:15pm, Clayton County Deputies observed 37 year old Joshua Faust at 35895 Laser Road in a motor vehicle. Faust was prohibited from being at the residence due to an active no contact order and was also operating a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license. When Deputies attempted to make contact with Faust he fled. Deputies actively pursued Faust for several miles on Millville Road and Skip Level Road. Faust entered a field and continued to flee from law enforcement. Law enforcement officials terminated the pursuit. A short time later, Deputies received information from the vehicle owner that the vehicle was stolen. Faust was arrested on Janaury 8th without incident. He was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Eluding, Theft 2nd Degree, 2 counts of Violation of a No Contact Order, Driving While Suspended, and Interference With Official Acts.

On January 6, 2021 at 3:00pm, Clayton County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on 250th Street near Harbor Road. Upon further investigation it was determined that Aaron Shaw of Farmersburg was operating a 2008 Chevrolet Uplander Westbound on 250th Street when he lost control. His vehicle entered the ditch and overturned multiple times causing approximately $10,000 damage. No injuries were reported. Shaw was cited for failure to maintain control.

On January 9, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 57 year old Manual Seenster Jr of Postville on a Clayton County Warrant for Pre-Trial Violation. Seenster was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held without bond.

On January 11, 2021 at 7:10am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on the Great River Road near Pikes Peak Road. Upon further investigation it was determined that Linda Kurt of Guttenberg was operating a 2011 Chevrolet HHR when she struck a deer causing $10,000 damage. No injuries were reported.

On January 13, 2021 at 6:57am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a car vs deer accident on Highway 13 near 330th Street. Upon further investigation it was determined that Kent Franks of Saint Olaf was operating a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado when he struck a deer causing $4,000 damage. No injuries were reported.

On January 13, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 23 year old Jordan Kellogg of Lime Springs on a Clayton County Warrant for Burglary 3rd Degree. Kellogg was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held on $7,500 bond.

On January 16, 2021 at 5:00am, Clayton County Deputies were notified of a one vehicle accident on 205th Street. Upon further investigation it was determined that Megan Livingston of Garnavillo was operating a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica East on 205th Street when she lost control. Her vehicle entered the ditch and struck an embankment causing $10,000 damage.

On January 17, 2021 at 5:13am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a vehicle in the ditch on Gunder Road near Eagle Ave. Upon further investigation it was determined that 19 year old Nathan Johanningmeier of Saint Olaf was operating a 2005 Ford Taurus when he lost control and entered the ditch causing $8,000 damage. Deputies observed signs of impairment on Johanningmeier. He was subsequently arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated-1st Offense.

On January 19, 2021 at 6:15pm, 29 year old Trent Geuder of Elkader was dropped off at the Clayton County Law Enforcement Center to serve jail time. When Jail Staff made contact with Geuder they observed signs of intoxication. Upon further investigation, Geuder was arrested and charged with public intoxication.

On January 19, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 31 year old Zachary Moser of Oelwein on a Clayton County Warrant for Domestic Abuse Assault and Violation of a No Contact Order. Moser was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he posted a $2,500 bond.

On January 20, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 51 year old Harold Beck of Elkader on a Clayton County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Beck was able to post a $500 cash bond.

On January 21, 2021 at 1:25am, Clayton County Deputies responded to 20991 390th Street for an assault. Upon further investigation, 40 year old Robert Moreno of Edgewood was arrested and transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault-3rd Offense.

On January 22, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 32 year old Sara Staake of Postville on Clayton County Warrants for Theft 4th Degree, Criminal Mischief, and possession of a controlled substance. Staake was transported to the Clayton County Jail where she was held on $3,500 bond.

On January 25, 2021 at 2:54am, Clayton County Deputies responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 52 near 205th Street. Deputies located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Deputies observed signs of impairment and conducted an investigation. Deputies arrested and charged 45 year old Keith Fannon of Moffat, CO with Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense.

On January 25, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 24 year old Bryce Benson of LaCrosse on Clayton County Warrants for Theft 1st Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Theft 2nd Degree. Benson was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held on $10,500 bond.

On January 26, 2021, Clayton County Deputies charged 30 year old Dustin Sanders of Strawberry Point with Violation of a No Contact Order after Sanders attempted to contact the protected party while incarcerated in the Clayton County Jail. Sanders was held on $1,000 bond and was also being held on charges unrelated to this incident.

On January 27, 2021, Clayton County Deputies along with the MarMac Police Department arrested 20 year old Caleb Jones of McGregor on a Clayton County Warrant for Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense. Jones was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was release on bond.

On January 27, 2021, Clayton County Deputies arrested 45 year old Joseph Barrillas of McGregor on a Clayton County Warrant for Pre-Trial Violation. Barrillas was transported to the Clayton County Jail where he was held on $10,000 bond.

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