The Fayette County Sheriff reports several recent arrests on a variety of charges, for unrelated incidents.


The latest incident happened Sunday (June 6) at about 8:15pm, when authorities received a report of some alleged abuse in Elgin. After deputies conducted a welfare check, 36 year old Lawrence Robbins of Elgin was taken into custody for Child Endangerment Causing Bodily Injury and Assault Causing Bodily Injury. Robbins was held until his initial court appearance.

A Clermont man was arrested on Thursday, after authorities were called out to investigate a report of a domestic assault. 30 year old Cole McCrea was taken into custody on 3 counts of Child Endangerment, Domestic Assault While Displaying a Weapon, Driving While Barred, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Reckless Driving. McCrea was held in the Fayette County jail.

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Three people were taken into custody after the sheriff received numerous calls, reporting a disturbance in Maynard, Friday evening. The sheriff determined that several individuals were involved in a physical altercation. 56 year old Jeffery Woods of Maynard, 55 year old Alan Woods of Maynard, and 23 year old Dakota Holden of Oelwein were booked into the Fayette County jail. All three were charged with Disorderly Conduct, while Holden was also charged with Possession of Marijuana, 1st Offense.

A domestic disturbance was also reported Wednesday night on "X" Avenue, near Sumner. After the initial investigation, 44 year old Carrie Christy of Sumner was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

And late Saturday night, officers stopped a truck for traffic violations. The driver, 36 year old Katie Johnson of Decorah, was discovered to be driving while drunk. Johnson was charged with Operating While Intoxicated-1st Offense, and taken to the Fayette County jail.

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