Reports from the Winneshiek Sheriff

Wyatt Anderson, age 27, of Decorah, was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail April 17 on an arrest warrant for violation of parole.

A Winneshiek County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Clay Hill Road near Decorah April 18 at 6:37 p.m. The vehicle had four occupants. A passenger, Kurtis Gehling, age 22, of Decorah, was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for B Felony drug distribution violation to person under 18, D Felony failure to affix drug stamp and D Felony controlled substance violation. Another passenger in the vehicle, Stella Ransom, age 22 of Decorah, was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for serious misdemeanor possession of controlled substance. Another, juvenile occupant was cited for person under 21 using tobacco/vapor product and then was referred to Juvenile Court Services for serious misdemeanor possession of controlled substance. This incident remains under investigation with additional charges pending.

Todd Stenseth, 34, of Harmony, Minn., was cited for failure to maintain control following an accident April 20 on County Road A18. Stenseth was reportedly eastbound on County Road A18 in the 2500 block, when a deer entered the travel portion of the roadway. He swerved for the deer moving into the oncoming lane of travel. His vehicle entered the gravel shoulder area of the westbound lane and he started to lose control of the vehicle. Stenseth skidded back across both lanes of travel and entered the eastbound lane’s ditch where his vehicle overturned and came to a rest. He did not remain on scene and did not report the accident. No injuries were reported. Damages totaled $3,500 to his 1998 Acura Integra.

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