Arrests Made In Three Cases

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Three people were arrested in three separate cases in Lyon County on Thursday, March 12.
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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that the first case started when Lyon County Deputies observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in Rock Rapids on Thursday. The vehicle was clocked on radar at 102 miles per hour in a 55 zone. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle and followed it to 1397 Harrison Avenue, a mile north of Rock Rapids on K52. Authorities say the driver then fled on foot into the residence. A short time later, deputies say he was apprehended and identified as 26-year-old Elliot DeWit of Rock Rapids. DeWit was transported to the Lyon County Jail and charged with speeding, interference with official acts, and operating while intoxicated.

In another case from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, they report that also on Thursday, March 12th, they arrested 21-year-old Leonard Michael Doiel, whose address is listed as “homeless.” They say Doiel was arrested by Lyon County Deputies on a charge of failing to comply with the Iowa sex offender registry requirements, an aggravated misdemeanor. Doiel was registered as living at a home on South Park Street in Inwood, but he does not live there. He was arrested in Rock Rapids.

The Lyon County Deputies also report that they arrested 33-year-old Nathaniel Byron Kassel of Rock Rapids in Rock Rapids and charged with disorderly conduct on Thursday, March 12. Deputies say Kassel resisted arrest and was also charged with interference with official acts. Both charges are simple misdemeanors.


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