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Iowa woman who allegedly burned chid as punishment says she’s not guilty

Iowa woman who allegedly burned chid as punishment says she’s not guilty

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Palo Alto county couple sent to prison for dealing meth

Palo Alto county couple sent to prison for dealing meth

EMMETSBURG, IOWA – A Northern Iowa couple is headed to prison for dealing meth. Two Graettinger residents were recently sentenced in United States District Court on charges of Conspiracy to…

Charles City woman arrested after domestic incident

Charles City woman arrested after domestic incident

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Charles City woman jailed for public intoxication

Charles City woman jailed for public intoxication

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Franklin county sex predator dies in prison

Franklin county sex predator dies in prison

CORALVILLE – A man convicted of sexual offenses out of Franklin county has died in prison, the Iowa Department of Corrections says. James William Allen was pronounced dead at 2:13…

Forest City man guilty of stealing from store

Forest City man guilty of stealing from store

FOREST CITY – A Forest City man was jailed after a theft incident at a local retailer. On May 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM, Forest City police were called to…

Charles City man fined in connection to theft crime

Charles City man fined in connection to theft crime

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man is guilty after stealing tools and has been sentenced to a fine. After an investigation, Charles City police arrested 36-year-old Bret Freiberg on…

Out-of-control woman arrested after domestic incident

Out-of-control woman arrested after domestic incident

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake woman was allegedly out of control during an incident at her home this weekend, leading to her arrest. Cerro Gordo deputies responded to a…

Charles City police investigate armed robbery

Charles City police investigate armed robbery

CHARLES CITY – An armed robbery took place this weekend in Charles City, and police are seeking clues. At about 12:14 AM Sunday, May 21, the Charles City Police Department…

Immigration arrests made by ICE climb nearly 40%

Immigration arrests made by ICE climb nearly 40%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the 100 days since President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Orders (EOs) regarding immigration enforcement priorities, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested more than…

Iowa man tried to burn down gazebo at courthouse

Iowa man tried to burn down gazebo at courthouse

MANCHESTER, IOWA – An Iowa man tried to burn down a gazebo at a county courthouse, leading to his arrest. Manchester, Iowa police were called to the Gazebo at the…

Fort Dodge man accused of dealing meth

Fort Dodge man accused of dealing meth

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man was nabbed on an arrest warrant in connection to dealing meth. On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Cody Davis…

Courthouse rampage costs Mason City woman 5 days in jail and fine

Courthouse rampage costs Mason City woman 5 days in jail and fine

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who attacked another woman at the county courthouse will serve a jail sentence. Misti Lynn Thoe, age 50 of Mason City, allegedly attacked…

Iowa couple arrested after infant suffers alleged abuse for weeks

Iowa couple arrested after infant suffers alleged abuse for weeks

ANKENY, IOWA – An Iowa couple allegedly abused their baby for weeks and are now behind bars, facing serious charges. The case began back on April 28, 2017. That day,…

Mason City woman to stand trial on felony theft and forgery charges

Mason City woman to stand trial on felony theft and forgery charges

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Accused domestic abuser allegedly spits on jailers again

Accused domestic abuser allegedly spits on jailers again

MASON CITY – A Mason City man already facing numerous charges who was accused last month of spitting on jailers allegedly did the deed again, as he refused to go…

Men arrested after theft investigation at rural auto salvage yard

Men arrested after theft investigation at rural auto salvage yard

RURAL CLEAR LAKE – Two men were arrested after a theft investigation at an auto salvage yard in rural Clear Lake area. Cerro Gordo deputies were called to B20 Auto…

Iowa man tried to lure teen; linked to indecent exposure incidents

Iowa man tried to lure teen; linked to indecent exposure incidents

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Fort Dodge police investigate armed robbery

Fort Dodge police investigate armed robbery

FORT DODGE – A man was approached and allegedly robbed by three men who displayed a weapon in Fort Dodge. On Thursday evening, May 18, at approximately 6:51 PM, the…

Iowa man arrested for beating up ex’s new boyfriend

Iowa man arrested for beating up ex’s new boyfriend

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ICE deports Mexican national wanted for sex trafficking minors

ICE deports Mexican national wanted for sex trafficking minors

PHOENIX, AZ – A Mexican national wanted in his native country for sex trafficking minors was handed over to Mexican law enforcement officials Tuesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

Mason City man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Mason City man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mason City man who possessed child pornography pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Jeffery Landheer, age 46, from Mason City, Iowa, was convicted…

Iowa woman sentenced to prison for sex trafficking minors

Iowa woman sentenced to prison for sex trafficking minors

COUNCIL BLUFFS – An Iowa woman and her mate drove a teen from Arkansas to Iowa to engage in sexual activity with the child, leading to a trip to prison.…

Intentional Iowa house fire leads to arrest of pot-grower

Intentional Iowa house fire leads to arrest of pot-grower

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Parolee with history of fleeing cops tries to elude again

Parolee with history of fleeing cops tries to elude again

MASON CITY – A wanted, paroled felon who has fled police before did it again this week before he was taken to jail. Law enforcement located 28-year-old Nicholas Jon Wilmarth…

Hamilton county burglary investigation leads to discovery of drug house

Hamilton county burglary investigation leads to discovery of drug house

ZEARING, IOWA – Law enforcement in Hamilton county investigated a rural burglary which led them to the discovery of a house stocked with meth, heroin and other illegal items. On…

Resident alien who became a regional meth dealer sent to federal prison

Resident alien who became a regional meth dealer sent to federal prison

SIOUX CITY – A man was sentenced May 17, 2017, to more than five years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Daniel Perez-Heredia, 29, from Worthington, MN received…

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse of child

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse of child

MASON CITY – Police went to a house today and arrested a Mason City man for sexual abuse of a child. On May 18, 2017, 21-year-old Antonio Ochoa Sandoval was…

Mason City woman accused of stealing from adult store

Mason City woman accused of stealing from adult store

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Violent Fort Dodge coke dealer sent to prison

Violent Fort Dodge coke dealer sent to prison

FORT DODGE – A violent Fort Dodge coke dealer will get a new address in the local state prison for his crimes. LaMarcus Lamar Gully, 31, from Fort Dodge, Iowa,…

Newton man jailed after vandalism and mischief at local rec area

Newton man jailed after vandalism and mischief at local rec area

MASON CITY – A Newton man with a dubious past allegedly committed some nefarious acts this weekend at a recreation area south of Mason City. NIT is told by the…

Mason City man accused of felony domestic abuse crime

Mason City man accused of felony domestic abuse crime

MASON CITY – A man with a history of domestic violence and fighting was arrested this week after an alleged domestic abuse incident that involved choking or strangulation. Mason City…

Northern Iowa pastor sent to prison for sexual misconduct

Northern Iowa pastor sent to prison for sexual misconduct

SPENCER – A Northern Iowa pastor who made sexual advances toward boys has been sent to prison for up to 5 years. On May 16, 2016, an investigation was opened…

Mason City man accused of embezzling from doggie hotel

Mason City man accused of embezzling from doggie hotel

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is behind bars, accused of felony crimes connected to his alleged activities of embezzling from a local doggie hotel. Mason City police tell…

ICE removes Guatemalan national wanted for murder

ICE removes Guatemalan national wanted for murder

NEW YORK — A Guatemalan national wanted for murder charges was removed Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers. Filadelfo Cardona Martinez, 40,…

Mason City woman who’s been to prison at least twice before back in jail for theft

Mason City woman who’s been to prison at least twice before back in jail for theft

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Charles City man arrested twice in same day after take vehicle without permission

Charles City man arrested twice in same day after take vehicle without permission

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Two Iowa deputies hurt while chasing wanted man

Two Iowa deputies hurt while chasing wanted man

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Charles City man caught drunk driving for third time

Charles City man caught drunk driving for third time

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was jailed for at least his third drunk driving offense recently. On May 1, officers with the Charles City police department stopped a…

Iowa men plead guilty to participating in fraud that targeted elderly victims throughout the United States

Iowa men plead guilty to participating in fraud that targeted elderly victims throughout the United States

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men who participated in a scheme to defraud victims across the United States have pled guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Carlos Rodriguez, age 37,…

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