Reports from the Winneshiek County Sheriff Office

Demetrius Nailing, 37, of Decorah, was cited for no valid driver’s license and failure to maintain control following an accident March 12 on County Road W14. Nailing was traveling northbound on County Road W14 when it crossed the centerline then skidded off the opposite side of the roadway in a curve entering the ditch causing the vehicle to hit a field driveway rolling it on its side when it came to rest. The roadway has directional signs for the curve in that part of the roadway. Upon arrival, the driver couldn’t be located, but later Nailing claimed he was the driver. The driver couldn’t explain how the accident occurred. Damages totaled $10,000.

Marissa Kelty, 32, of Decorah, turned herself into the Winneshiek County Jail March 23 at 5:19 a.m. where she was arrested and booked on an arrest warrant for OWI, second offense.

Desiree Baumler, 30, of Waukon, was cited for failure to stop in an assured clear distance following an accident March 12 at 8:25 a.m. on Highway 9. Baumler reportedly rear-ended a vehicle driven by 41-year-old Brian Melcher of Waukon while Melcher was stopped making a left turn on Highway 9. Damages totaled $8,000 to Baumler’s 2015 Chevrolet Equinox and $6,000 to Melcher’s 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix.

Winneshiek Sheriff’s Office investigated an accident March 21 on Pole Line Road. Paul Murphy, 41, of Cresco, was driving east on Pole Line Road when his vehicle lost traction and went out of control. The vehicle entered the south ditch, struck an embankment, overturned and came to rest on the driver’s side, facing west. Murphy was cited for failure to maintain control. The 2011 Chevrolet pick-up truck was totaled in the accident.

Daniel Genthe, 38, of Famersburg, turned himself into the Winneshiek County Jail on March 22 where he was arrested and booked on an arrest warrant for violation of probation.

Edward Junech, 36, of Decorah was served an arrest warrant while at the Winneshiek County Jail March 21 on an arrest warrant for domestic abuse assault, 1st offense, causing bodily injury.

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