Investigation By Clay County Authorities Into Report Of A Vehicle In The Ditch Results In Arrest Of A Fort Dodge Man

Mon 4-12-2021

(Spencer)-- An investigation Sunday in Clay county into a report of a vehicle in the ditch resulted in the arrest of a Fort Dodge man.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the 3600 mile of 330th Avenue where they met with the driver of the vehicle, identified as 31-year-old Justin Diggs of Fort Dodge. Upon investigating deputies learned Diggs didn't have a valid driver's license or current insurance on the vehicle, and that he was wanted on a valid warrant from Buena Vista county for theft in the 1st degree with $5,000 cash or surety bond.

Diggs was arrested on the warrant and was charged for not having a valid driver's license, no proof of financial liability, operating a non-registered vehicle and failure to maintain control. Diggs was booked into the Clay county jail.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa State Patrol assisted on the scene.