Harold E. Klinkefus #119 May 18, 1949 Patrolman Klinkefus was westbound on US-34 four miles east of Red Oak.  An eastbound car turned off onto a side road and a fully loaded semi-trailer truck had to slow in a hurry to avoid the turning car in front of it.  The rig jack-knifed and went out […]

Oran “Nanny” Pape #40 April 30, 1936 On April 29, 1936, Pape was traveling on old Highway 61 near Fairport about 5 p.m. when he stopped a car believed to have been stolen.  As he approached the car, the driver, Roscoe Barton, a 23 year-old parolee from Davenport, pointed a gun at Pape and ordered […]