Dallas County Sheriff’s Report October 12


To view a log of the calls for service, click here.

Oct. 8, 2021

  • Michelle Clausen of Adair and Stephanie Brandt of Leadville, Colorado, were both traveling on the exit ramp at the 106 mile marker of westbound U.S. Interstate 80 when their vehicles collided. No injuries were reported. Damage to Clausen’s vehicle was estimated at $3,000, and damage to Brandt’s car was estimated at $1,000.

Oct. 10, 2021

  • Joseph Hayes of Otho was traveling southbound on N Avenue at 360th Street when a vehicle, driven by a minor, entered the intersection. The vehicles collided, and the minor’s vehicle overturned. A passenger in Hayes’ car was transported by ambulance for further treatment. The minor and a passenger in the minor’s vehicle were transported from the scene by their parents. Damage to Hayes’ vehicle was estimated at $25,000, and damage to the minor’s vehicle was estimated at $25,000.

Oct. 11, 2021

  • Brandy Kerns of Winterset was traveling eastbound on U.S. Interstate 80 when a vehicle in front of her collided with the cable barriers, causing Kerns to slam on her brakes to avoid the collision in front of her. Kerns’ vehicle was struck from the rear by a vehicle, driven by Kayla Cook of Stuart. No injuries were reported. Damage to Cook’s car was estimated at $500, and damage to Kerns’ car was estimated at $300.

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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