Reports from the Decorah Police Department

Decorah Police Officers observed and responded to an altercation in the Hy-Vee parking lot at 915 Short Street on Aug. 24. After further investigation, it was determined that all the individuals in this incident were intoxicated, an assault had occurred, underage drinking/possession of alcohol, and an impaired driver were discovered. Subsequently, three individuals were placed under arrest and two were given summons to appear. They were charged as follows. 

Summons to Appear: 

• Justice Marie Seelinger (age 19) of Decorah: public intoxication and possession of alcohol by person 18/19/20, both simple misdemeanors. 

• Lara Hannah Brazier (age 19) of Decorah: public intoxication, a simple misdemeanor. 


• Serena Clarice Sweet (age 19) of Decorah: domestic abuse assault, a simple misdemeanor. 

• Elijah Leigh Manuel Gallegos (age 24) of Decorah: interference with official acts, a simple misdemeanor. 

• Callie Ann Edie (age 21) of Decorah: operating while under the influence 1st, a serious misdemeanor. 

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