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Iowa woman busted for stealing cash from her employer – the sheriff’s office

Iowa woman busted for stealing cash from her employer – the sheriff’s office

MONTEZUMA, IOWA – An Iowa woman was jailed after she allegedly stole thousands of dollars from the sheriff’s office where she was employed. In February of 2017, the Poweshiek County…

Mason City woman surrenders on warrant connected to drug charge

Mason City woman surrenders on warrant connected to drug charge

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Mason City man gets probation after robbery

Mason City man gets probation after robbery

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Waterloo man sent to prison after shooting up Cedar Falls church

Waterloo man sent to prison after shooting up Cedar Falls church

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who fired shots at a UNI campus church was sentenced today to the statutory maximum of 10 years in federal prison. Darius Devon Nickelous, age…

Leader of “We the Best” heroin ring convicted of conspiring to deal dangerous drug in Iowa

Leader of “We the Best” heroin ring convicted of conspiring to deal dangerous drug in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who led a long-running heroin distribution organization in Cedar Rapids known by customers as “We the Best” was convicted by a jury Moday, after a…

Drive-by shooter injures Iowa woman standing in driveway

Drive-by shooter injures Iowa woman standing in driveway

AMES – Police in Ames are actively investigating a drive-by shooting that took place Monday night. At approximately 11:10 P.M. on Monday, December 11, officers responded to a report of…

Clear Lake man arrested for felony sex trafficking in Minnesota while on appeal for running down bicyclist

Clear Lake man arrested for felony sex trafficking in Minnesota while on appeal for running down bicyclist

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man who was accused of intentionally running down a bicyclist – and then quickly released from prison on appeal in that case – was…

Charles City man guilty of felony robbery, awaits sentencing

Charles City man guilty of felony robbery, awaits sentencing

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man has been found guilt of first-degree robbery by a jury and awaits sentencing. A warrant for the arrest of 36-year-old Donald Edward McIntyre…

Waterloo felon charged with possessing sawed-off shotgun

Waterloo felon charged with possessing sawed-off shotgun

CEDAR RAPIDS – Armando Adame, age 21, from Waterloo, Iowa, has been charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.­ The charge is contained in…

Mason City man faces sex abuse charge

Mason City man faces sex abuse charge

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is facing a sex abuse charge after an alleged crime committed this past winter. Mason City police investigated a criminal complaint of a…

Police in Mason City issue “code red” warning in evening search for shooting suspect

Police in Mason City issue “code red” warning in evening search for shooting suspect

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City issued a “code red” warning in a Sunday evening search for a shooting suspect. At approximately 4:50 PM Sunday, Mason City Police Department…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught drunk driving this weekend in rural Cerro Gordo county. A Cerro Gordo county deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 9000…

Hawkeye safety busted for drunk driving

Hawkeye safety busted for drunk driving

IOWA CITY – A defensive player for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team was caught drunk driving this weekend. According to a report, senior free safety Brandon P. Snyder…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was stopped and arrested for drunk driving and illegal possession of alcohol this weekend. Mason City police conducted a traffic stop on a…

Shooting reported in Mason City Saturday (photos)

Shooting reported in Mason City Saturday (photos)

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City investigated a shooting Saturday. According to details gathered by NIT, the shooting took place Saturday evening at or near the 200 block of…

Mason City man accused of assault

Mason City man accused of assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed this week after displaying a dangerous weapon during an alleged assault crime. Mason City police were sent to 109 10th Street…

Wanted Mason City man surrenders on felony burglary charge

Wanted Mason City man surrenders on felony burglary charge

MASON CITY – A Mason City man wanted for months on a felony burglary charge turned himself in to the county jail – and was quickly released. Clear Lake police…

Charles City man sent to prison for 50 years for murder of Mason City man

Charles City man sent to prison for 50 years for murder of Mason City man

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City earlier found guilty of murder by a jury after he shot and killed a Mason City man in June has received a 50 year…

Mason City man arrested after alleged drunk driving collision

Mason City man arrested after alleged drunk driving collision

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was taken to jail Thursday evening after an alleged drunken driving collision. Mason City police were dispatched for a hit and run on…

Mexican man pleads guilty in South Texas for deadly alien transport case that killed 3

Mexican man pleads guilty in South Texas for deadly alien transport case that killed 3

LAREDO, TX — A Mexican man on Wednesday pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Diana Saldana to a conspiracy charge for his role in an alien transporting event which resulted…

Accused homicidal drunk driver taken to jail again, awaits trial

Accused homicidal drunk driver taken to jail again, awaits trial

MASON CITY – An accused homicidal drunk driver has been taken to jail again after she allegedly killed a motorcyclist earlier this summer, and a trial date has been set…

Drunk driver nabbed after leaving scene in Palo Alto county

Drunk driver nabbed after leaving scene in Palo Alto county

EMMETSBURG – A drunk driver was nabbed by police after leaving the scene of an accident near Emmetsburg. On Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 8:56 PM, the Palo Alto County…

Charles City felon caught stealing from graves

Charles City felon caught stealing from graves

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City felon has been caught allegedly stealing from graves, police say. The Charles City Police department took a theft report of items stolen off of…

Justice Department says 2016 produced 5.7 million violent victimizations in U.S.

Justice Department says 2016 produced 5.7 million violent victimizations in U.S.

WASHINGTON — Today, the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics released estimates of crime from the 2016 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). In 2016, U.S. residents age 12 or older…

Truck thief out of Franklin county caught after wild chase

Truck thief out of Franklin county caught after wild chase

HAMILTON COUNTY – An alleged truck thief who stole a vehicle in Franklin county led law enforcement on a wild chase this week before he was caught in a rural…

Murder charge filed in death of Cedar Falls man found in woods

Murder charge filed in death of Cedar Falls man found in woods

DES MOINES – The Appanoose County Sheriff’s office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation have made an arrest on the homicide of Curtis Ross of Cedar Falls on November…

Mason City felon caught drunk driving, interferes with police

Mason City felon caught drunk driving, interferes with police

MASON CITY – A Mason City man with a history of felonious crimes was caught drunk driving this week. A Cerro Gordo county deputy conducted a traffic stop on the…

Woman guilty of theft in Mason City

Woman guilty of theft in Mason City

MASON CITY – A woman has been sent to jail for theft in Mason City. Beth Renee Holmgaard, age 34, was accused by Mason City police of aggravated misdemeanor third-degree…

Charles City man avoids prison after vending machine break-ins

Charles City man avoids prison after vending machine break-ins

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man received probation and suspended prison sentences in connection to vending machine break-ins. Daniel Leroy Connerley, age 40, was charged in Floyd county with…

Fort Dodge meth dealer sent to federal prison; guilty of theft and drug crimes in Mason City

Fort Dodge meth dealer sent to federal prison; guilty of theft and drug crimes in Mason City

SIOUX CITY – A man who possessed with the intent to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced on November 28, 2017, to more than 14 years in federal prison. Gary Darnell Black,…

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

MASON CITY – Police stopped a Mason City man for drunk driving and took him to jail late Saturday. A Mason City police officer stopped a vehicle for a moving…

Police arrest man after alleged armed robbery in Mason City (photos and video)

Police arrest man after alleged armed robbery in Mason City (photos and video)

MASON CITY – A man was taken to jail Friday in Mason City after he allegedly committed an armed robbery of a cell phone from another person. According to information…

Iowa investigative team wins federal law enforcement award for murder investigation

Iowa investigative team wins federal law enforcement award for murder investigation

SIOUX CITY – On November 30, 2017, five members of the team that investigated the May, 2011 killing of Tony Canfield were recognized for their efforts with the Federal Law…

Waterloo man tries to steal booze in Charles City, police say

Waterloo man tries to steal booze in Charles City, police say

CHARLES CITY – A Waterloo man nearly escaped with a bottle of booze her allegedly stole from a Charles City business, but police caught up with him in his car.…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was jailed for drunk diving this week. Mason City police officers were dispatched to a possible impaired driver on November 25 at about…

Ankeny man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Ankeny man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – An Ankeny man was taken to jail after police suspected him of drunk driving in Mason City Monday night. Mason City police stopped a driver suspected of…

Iowa law enforcement seeks possible suspects in death of Cedar Falls deer hunter

Iowa law enforcement seeks possible suspects in death of Cedar Falls deer hunter

DES MOINES – On Saturday, November 25, 2017, the Appanoose County Sheriff’s office received a report of a deer hunter missing in Appanoose County. A body was found in a…

Bar owner caught drunk driving

Bar owner caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A local bar owner was arrested for drunk driving recently. Mason City police tell NIT that on October 5, 2017, at 1:20 AM, Roger A. Waner was…

Man arrested after year-long investigation into North End robbery

Man arrested after year-long investigation into North End robbery

MASON CITY – Two people reported being robbed in Mason City, and a year-long investigation led to the arrest of a suspect. Armando Ismael Ramon, age 18, was booked into…

Arizona man charged with deer poaching in Iowa

Arizona man charged with deer poaching in Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Iowa DNR Conservation Officers this month have charged Nicholas W. Slater, 31, of Glendale, AZ with deer poaching in Lake Manawa State Park on November 19,…

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