Guttenberg, IA man shot and killed

On February 20, 2020 at 1:20 pm Clayton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 42029 Heiderscheit Rd. rural Holy Cross, IA for a report of a gunshot victim.

   The preliminary investigation determines fifty-one (51) year old Lawrence E. Turner of Guttenberg, IA died in the home after being shot with a handgun. The investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is underway by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office and State Medical Examiner’s Office. As this is an active investigation, no further details will be released.
   The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Department of Public Safety Agencies, and the Holy Cross/North Buena Vista first responders.

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Truck Vs train accident in Monona


On Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:54am, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dump truck vs. train accident on West North Street in Monona.
   The driver of the dump truck owned by the City of Monona was transported to Crossing River’s Health in Prairie Du Chien and later transferred to Gunderson Lutheran in LaCrosse for treatment of serious injuries. Deputies determined that the driver was conducting snow removal operations when the vehicle was struck by an Eastbound train containing 5 railcars.
   The crash remains under investigation by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office. The Monona Police Department, Monona Ambulance, Monona Fire Department and CP Rail Police assisted at the scene.

High speed pursue ends in cornfield

On 2/8/20 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Sheriff's deputies were attempting to apprehend Travis W. Aide, 23, of Platteville, on multiple felony warrants. Two deputies arrived, at a residence on Plaza Dr. in Arthur, as Travis was leaving in a 1988 Chevrolet truck displaying a stolen license plate. Travis nearly struck one of the deputies before taking off at a high rate of speed eastbound on Cushman Rd.
   Both deputies began to pursue the vehicle. Shortly after the pursuit began, one of the deputies slid off the road, at a sharp corner, due to gravel and low visibility caused by the truck and first squad car kicking up dirt. The deputy called out he was fine but the squad car was disabled. The first deputy continued the pursuit.
   The pursuit continued on rural roads for approximately 10 miles at speeds up to 100 mph. Aide’s truck appeared to be gradually breaking down and was smoking heavily.
   Aide attempted to pull into a driveway on Dry Hollow Rd., went off into a cornfield and continued eluding. After a few loops through the corn field Aide’s truck became disabled. Aide jumped out of the truck, surrendered immediately, and was placed under arrest. The only passenger, identified as Taylor M. Rode, 20, of Platteville, was also arrested for multiple felony warrants.
   Combined warrants included felony and misdemeanor cases out of Grant, Iowa and Lafayette counties for: Felony Bail Jumping, Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine, Possession of THC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Report to Jail, Possession with Intent to Deliver Amphetamines, Possession of Methamphetamine, Criminal Damage to Property, and a Department of Corrections warrant. Due to the pursuit and subsequent contact, new charges for Travis Aide for Vehicle Operator Fleeing/Eluding and Felony Bail Jumping; and new charges for Taylor Rode for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and two counts of Felony Bail Jumping will be forwarded to the State District Attorney's Office.
   Guy's Towing assisted at the scene. Nobody was injured as a result of the pursuit and the Grant County squad car sustained heavy damage.

2019 Novel Coronavirus Case is Confirmed
in Wisconsin
Risk to Wisconsin Public Remains Low

Update - The Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that the person involved is a Dane County resident, and is being isolated at home.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), UW Hospital and Clinics, the local health department, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed the first case of 2019 novel coronavirus in Wisconsin. The case was confirmed at the CDC. The immediate health risk to the general public for contracting this virus is low.
   The patient is an adult with a history of travel to Beijing, China prior to becoming ill and was exposed to known cases while in China. The individual is isolated at home, and is doing well. Out of respect for the privacy of the patient and their household, this is the only information that is available.



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