Press Releases

Cretsinger arrested on willful injury/weapons charges

DCSO investigated an incident that was reported to have taken place in the late evening on July 4th in the 25000 block of Hwy 9/71, east of Spirit Lake.  A male victim received a knife wound in an altercation.  Maxwell J Cretsinger (23) of Milford Iowa was arrested on July 5th and booked into the Dickinson County Jail on charges of Willful Injury causing serious injury (Class C Felony) and Carrying Weapons (Aggravated Misdemeanor).  Cretsinger was released after posting $12,000 bond.


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Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946