Winneshiek County Sheriff
Robert C. Hanson, 69, of Waukon, was arrested July 20 at 5:28 p.m., on West Ridge Road in Waukon, and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail for D felony possession of controlled substance 3rd or subsequent (Methamphetamine), D felony control of a firearm by a felon and serious misdemeanor possession of prescription drug.
Randy Sweet, 65, of Oelwein, was cited for unsafe passing following an accident July 17 on Iowa Highway 150. Investigating officers reported Sweet was driving a semi-trailer south on Highway 150 and was behind farm equipment and several other vehicles when he passed all of them. A tractor and implement trailer operated by David Weber, 31, of Kenyon, Minn., was turning onto 110th Street. Weber was using a turn signal and had slowed to turn. Sweet’s vehicle then side-swiped the Weber vehicle in the northbound lane. Damages totaled $3,000 to each of the vehicles.
Shawn Schultz, 39, of Postville, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail July 17 on an arrest warrant for possession of firearm or offensive weapon by domestic abuse offender.
Jeremy Snell, 40, of Decorah, was arrested on County Road A14 July 18, and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail on an arrest warrant for harassment, 3rd degree.
A search warrant was executed at a residence on Victory Street in Spillville July 19 at 4:24 p.m., as part of an ongoing investigation by the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office. As a result, Leanna Higgins, 45, of Spillville, and Marcus Higgins, age 20, of Spillville, were arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail. Leanna Higgins was arrested and charged with aggravated misdemeanor possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) 2nd offense, aggravated misdemeanor possession of controlled substance (marijuana) 2nd offense, serious misdemeanor unlawful possession of prescription drug, and simple misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Marcus Higgins was arrested and charged with serious misdemeanor possession of controlled substance (schedule 4), serious misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), and simple misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. This is an ongoing investigation with additional charges pending.
Leanna Higgins, 45, of Spillville, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail. July 21 on an arrest warrant for violation of pre-trial supervision.
Kayla Kennedy, 25, of Cresco, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail on Short Street in Decorah July 23 at 7:31 p.m. for operating while under the influence, 2nd offense. Kennedy was also cited for failure to provide insurance and driving whie license under suspension.
Officers responded to a report of a male wielding a knife inside an apartment at 1308 Bluegrass Drive in Decorah July 24 at approximately 4:45 p.m. After an investigation, 56-year-old Jeffery Dighton of Decorah was arrested for domestic abuse assault with a dangerous weapon.