Law enforcement reports

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office received a report of enticement of a minor child May 2 at 5:30 p.m. in Castalia. Officers immediately started investigating, which led to an arrest warrant as well as a search warrant for Jose Maria Bernal Jr., 25, of Postville. In early morning hours of May 3, a Postville Police Officer located the subject driving on Highway 52 and 107th Street. Bernal was found in possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. He also was charged with operating while under the influence. He was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for D felony, enticing a minor under 16, operating while under the influence and D felony, possession of controlled substance with the intent to deliver. This incident remains under investigation. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Postville Police Department and Winneshiek County Attorney’s Office.

Duane Gulbro, 56, of Dorchester, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail May 6 on an arrest warrant for failure to appear on citation.

As part of an ongoing investigation and previous charges filed, the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office obtained and conducted a search warrant May 4 at 5:13 p.m. on the vehicle of Gregory Mathis, 32, of College Park, Ga. Stolen property purchased from Walmart in Decorah, along with fraudulent credits cards that were used, and the corresponding transaction receipts, were all located in the vehicle during the search. Additionally, two more fraudulent credit cards that had been used, a magnetic strip card reader and multiple other fraudulent credit and gift cards with altered or reprogrammed magnetic strips were located in the vehicle during the search. Mathis was charged and arrested on felony theft, felony illegal use of a re-encoder, and two counts of aggravated misdemeanor unauthorized use of a credit card. He is being held in the Winneshiek County Jail on $1,500 cash bond. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this case by the Decorah Police Department. This case remains under investigation with additional charges and arrests pending.

Sabina Martin Chilel, 32, of Decorah, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail May 3 on an arrest warrant for failure to serve jail time.

Alisha Colsch, 28, of Ossian, was arrested May 2 and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail on two arrest warrants for violation of probation.

Clifford Hughes, 73, of Postville, was arrested May 2 and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail on an arrest warrant for sex offender registration violation – first offense, and possession of firearm or offensive weapon by a felon.

Winneshiek County Deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Main Street in Fort Atkinson May 3 at 1 a.m. Subsequently, Ryan Hackman, 38, of Fort Atkinson, was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for D felony domestic abuse assault, 3rd or subsequent offense and aggravated misdemeanor child endangerment.

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