- Published on Friday, 19 December 2014 15:50
An area resident recently received a text message stating
that their credit card had been compromised and asked for them to call a
number. When the number was called, an automated
system asked for credit card info, social security and other personal information. In this case, the resident realized that it
was a scam in time and was able to avoid their credit card being used
fraudulently by contacting the credit card company and cancelling the credit
Please make sure that social security, credit/debit card and
other banking information is only given in known and trusted areas.
The Sheriff’s Office has received multiple tips on this type
- Published on Thursday, 18 December 2014 15:12
DCSO arrested Holden Wilson (18), of Okoboji IA, 12-16-2014 on an arrest warrant for Drug Distribution to a person under Eighteen. The arrest warrant stemmed from a DCSO investigation in which Wilson sold plant material, believed to be marijuana, to a juvenile near Spirit Lake Iowa. The sale was held within 1000 feet of a public park. Drug Distribution to persons under eighteen is a Class B Felony. Wilson was booked into the Dickinson County Jail and is being held on $25,000 bond.
All persons are innocent until proven guilty.
- Published on Thursday, 18 December 2014 14:47
DCSO arrested Brian Welle (53), of Spirit Lake IA, 12-15-2014 at approximately 12:22pm in the 1700 block of 260th St., rural Milford. Welle displayed a knife exceeding five inches in length in an argument. Welle was charged with Carrying Weapons and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, both aggravated misdemeanors. Welle was booked into the Dickinson County Jail and later released on $4000 bond. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.