County Releases

On May 16th, 2022, at approximately 3:49 AM, Deputies were dispatched to 24026 230th St. near Clayton Center for a report of an assault between 2 male subjects. It was reported the suspect had left the residence in a white Chevy truck. Deputies later located the pickup and identified the driver as 34 year old Kurt James Gordon. Deputies could smell alcohol coming from Kurt and later determined he was impaired. Deputies also determined Kurt had assaulted a male causing bodily injury, Kurt was arrested and charged with OWI 2nd Offense and Assault Causing Bodily Injury. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Elkader Police Department.


On May 21, 2022 at 11:25 AM Clayton County Deputies responded to 10471 130th Street rural Postville, IA for a report of an assault. Upon further investigation it was determined Dalton L. Howard, 27, had physically assaulted his live-in girlfriend. Mr. Howard was arrested for domestic abuse assault w/ minor injury a serious misdemeanor and transported to the Clayton County Jail.


On April 3rd, 2022, at approximately 8:22 PM, Deputies were dispatched to 30347 Pleasant Ridge Rd. for a report of a vehicle in the ditch. Deputies arrived on scene and located a gray Dodge Ram truck that had lost control and crashed. Deputies identified the driver as 42 year old Justin Thomas Larson. vDeputies could smell alcohol coming from Justin and later determined he was impaired. On May 24th, 2022 Justin was charged with and arrested for OWI 2nd Offense, Interference W/Official Acts, Driving While Revoked, and Failure to Maintain Control.

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