Reports from the Decorah PD and Winneshiek Co. Sheriff

Decorah Police
The Decorah Police responded to a fight outside the Corner Bar in Decorah Saturday, Aug. 21, at 5 p.m. Officers obtained witness statements and after investigation they identified and charged Wyatt Kiley, 21, and Johnathan Kiley, 18, both of Waukon, with assault causing bodily injury.

Decorah Police Department charged Danielle Plumb, 24, of Decorah, with 2nd degree theft Wednesday,  Aug. 11, after an investigation involving missing money.

Wednesday, Aug. 18, the Decorah Police Department responded to a report of a theft from Walmart. Upon arrival, officers identified Sierra Beinborn, 33, of Wisconsin, and summoned her to appear for the charge of theft in the 5th degree.

Winneshiek Sheriff
Austin Troendle, 25, of Waukon, was traveling north on the Middle Calmar Road Saturday, Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. when his vehicle went off the roadway on the east side, overturned several times and struck a fence. The vehicle came to rest on its top, facing east. The driver left the scene and could not be contacted until the next day. Troendle said he swerved to miss a deer, causing him to lose control. He said he then over-corrected the vehicle, swerving into the ditch and overturning. The vehicle’s insurance was cancelled. He was ticketed for failure to maintain control and failure to provide proof of financial liability. The Troendle vehicle was totaled in the accident, and there was $250 in damages to a fence owned by John Rodecap of Decorah. 

Elizabeth Smith, 21, of Ossian, was ticketed by Winneshiek Sheriff’s Department for failure to obey stop sign and yield right of way following an accident, Friday, Aug. 20, at 11 a.m., on Highway 9 and Millennium Road/County Road W42. Smith was stopped at the intersection of County Road W42 and State Highway 9, when she went through the stop sign and was struck by a vehicle driven by 72-year-old William Keefe of Decorah. Approximately $20,000 in damages were reported to her 2017 Ford truck, and $30,000 in damages were reported to Keefe’s 2008 Ford tow truck. Smith was transported by ambulance to Winneshiek Medical Center.

Andrew Vest, 27, of Grinnell was driving his 2017 Chevy Silverado eastbound on Quandahl Road, and in the 1100 block a deer entered the roadway and Vest hit the brakes and moved to avoid striking the deer. The evasive action led him to get sucked into the ditch. The ditch was steep, and approximately 75 feet downhill. His vehicle rolled multiple times before coming to rest. He crawled out the passenger side window to exit the vehicle. The incident was reported Friday, Aug. 20, at approximately 7:30 p.m. The Vest vehicle was totaled, sustaining approximately $40,000 in damages. No citations were issued.


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