Manslaughter

Bond reduced for Polo woman charged with manslaughter in case involving mother’s death

Bond was reduced February 4th for a Polo woman charged with second-degree felony involuntary manslaughter after her mother’s death in November 2019. Online court information shows 42-year-old Rachel Nichols made an oral motion for bond reduction, and the court reduced the bond to $50,000 cash only with 10% allowed with the same special conditions as […]

Manslaughter

Polo woman charged with involuntary manslaughter after mothers death

A Polo woman has been charged with felony involuntary manslaughter—second degree after her mother’s death in November 2019. Online court information shows 42-year-old Rachel Nichols’s bond was set at $100,000 cash only with a special condition of bond supervision by Supervision Services. A probable cause affidavit from Sergeant Tony Kirkendoll of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s […]

Fatal Crash

Cameron man dies on I-35 after hitting guard rail, then being stuck by passing tractor-trailer truck

A Cameron man was killed in a crash on Interstate 35, approximately two miles north of Holt in Clinton County. It was late Wednesday night when a northbound pickup crossed the median and struck a guard rail causing 31-year-old Creighton Russell to be ejected, then struck by an unknown southbound, tractor-trailer. Russell was pronounced dead […]

Railroad Crossing

One dead, one life-flighted after ignoring railroad crossing signal

One person was killed and another was injured Sunday night at a railroad crossing in Ray County. The highway patrol said the accident happened when a vehicle containing two Richmond residents failed to yield to a railroad crossing traffic control device, drove around the train crossing arm and was struck by the westbound locomotive on […]

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Braymer man charged in Diemel brothers case appears in court

The Braymer man accused of driving a rental truck without permission of the missing Diemel brothers from Wisconsin appeared in person via Polycom in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Garland “Joey” Nelson’s case was continued, upon motion of the defendant, to September 16th at 9 am for a preliminary hearing. […]

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Wisconsin judge declares Diemel brothers “Legally Dead”

A Wisconsin judge has declared the missing Diemel brothers legally dead. Media sources report identical petitions were approved for Nicholas and Justin Diemel that say they died “on or about July 21st.” The petitions were filed by Nicholas’s wife, Lisa Diemel.  The petitions are said to give Lisa the authority to run the brothers’ livestock […]

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Braymer man makes court appearance on “felony tampering with a motor vehicle” charge

A hearing was held in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court Thursday morning for the Braymer man arrested for allegedly driving a rental truck to travel to a farm near Braymer without permission of the two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Garland “Joey” Nelson appeared via Polycom video, and the case was continued, per […]

Remains Found Graphic

Clinton County Sheriff: Human remains discovered in case of missing Diemel brothers

Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish announced during a news conference in Polo on Wednesday afternoon that investigators found human remains at the search area in Braymer where agencies have been searching for two missing Wisconsin brothers. Fish said the remains were found on Tuesday, however, the cause of death has not been determined, and the […]