Press Releases

Two arrested on drug charges & alcohol offenses

A DCSO Sheriff's Deputy arrested two people on a traffic stop in the 2400 block of Hwy 71, south of Milford, on September 16 2011. The driver of the vehicle, Whitney N Eckhardt (24) of West Des Moines IA, was arrested and charged with OWI, Possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. A passenger, Justin W Gurney (28) of Dexter IA, exited the vehicle on his own accord and was arrested and charged with public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both were booked into the Dickinson County jail.

DCSO thanks the Milford Police Department for their assistance on scene.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

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

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