The Clayton County Sheriff’s Department responded to two separate assault reports. On May 16th deputies responded to a residence near Clayton Center for a report of an assault between two males. It was reported that the suspect left the residence and was later located. The driver, 34 year old Kurt Gordon was arrested and charged with O-W-I 2nd offense and Assault Causing Bodily Injury. The Elkader Police Department assisted with the incident.
The Sheriff’s Department also responded to a residence in rural Postville on May 21st for an assault report. Deputies determined that 27 year old Dalton Howard had physically assaulted his live-in girlfriend. Howard was arrested for domestic abuse assault with minor injuries and taken to the Clayton County Jail.