On 1-30-23 at approx.. 7:03 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a vehicle in the ditch on HWY 56 East of Bighorn Rd. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2004 Dodge Stratus, Jonathan T. Spencer 61, of Elgin, was traveling west when he went into the ditch. Upon further investigation Spencer was arrested and Charged with Operating while intoxicated (Drugged) first offense, possession of Methamphetamine first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance accident related and failure to maintain control. Spencer was held in the Fayette County Jail awaiting his initial appearance. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol. No one was injured and the vehicle was not damaged in the accident.
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