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Armed man barricades himself in Waterloo house, later discovered deceased

Armed man barricades himself in Waterloo house, later discovered deceased

WATERLOO – An armed man barricaded himself in a Waterloo house and was later discovered deceased. On Thursday, September 12, 2019 at approximately 1:26 PM, Waterloo Police responded to a…

Northern Iowa woman threatens others with rifle as eviction served by police

Northern Iowa woman threatens others with rifle as eviction served by police

ESTHERVILLE – A Northern Iowa woman threatened others with a rifle as an eviction notice was served by police, then she was busted with meth-selling materials. An Estherville woman is…

Two men arrested after Northern Iowa death investigation

Two men arrested after Northern Iowa death investigation

ESTHERVILLE – Two men were arrested after a long investigation into the death of a man in Estherville that happened back in January. On Monday January 29th, 2018 Estherville Officers…

Iowa man who sold heroin that caused two overdoses sentenced to federal prison

Iowa man who sold heroin that caused two overdoses sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold heroin to two individuals who nearly died was sentenced today to more than six years in federal prison. Travon Patterson, age 28, from…

Mason City man under investigation after crashing truck through closed railroad intersection

Mason City man under investigation after crashing truck through closed railroad intersection

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is under investigation after yet another incident in which a driver crashed his truck into a rail road intersection where no one should…

Charles City man facing felony drug charges

Charles City man facing felony drug charges

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man nabbed on a warrant this week is now facing felony drug charges. On September 9, 2019 at about 8:47 AM, officers with the…

Man who helped two others invade rural Iowa home and sexually assault elderly women to get decades in prison for his crimes

Man who helped two others invade rural Iowa home and sexually assault elderly women to get decades in prison for his crimes

AMES – A man who joined two others in invading a rural Iowa home and sexually assaulting an 82-year-old woman will get decades in prison, prosecutors say. Luis Cruz will…

Mason City man charged with felony drunk driving after crashing vehicle into train

Mason City man charged with felony drunk driving after crashing vehicle into train

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is in jail, charged with felony drunk driving after crashing his vehicle into a train. Monday morning, September 2 at 1:48 AM, Mason…

Northern Iowa man jailed after shooting hole through apartment window

Northern Iowa man jailed after shooting hole through apartment window

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was jailed after police say he shot a hole through his apartment window. On September 11, 2019 at 9:00 AM, officers with the…

Mason City man involved in burglary where guns were stolen sentenced to federal prison

Mason City man involved in burglary where guns were stolen sentenced to federal prison

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Charles City man arrested after alleged violent attack

Charles City man arrested after alleged violent attack

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Klemme, Iowa man caught with eight baggies of meth and a handgun sentenced to federal prison

Klemme, Iowa man caught with eight baggies of meth and a handgun sentenced to federal prison

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Man who allegedly delivered facial fractures to person at Grafton Community Center pleads not guilty to felony willful injury

Man who allegedly delivered facial fractures to person at Grafton Community Center pleads not guilty to felony willful injury

GRAFTON, IOWA – A man who was arrested in July on a felony charge after he allegedly delivered multiple facial fractures upon a person at the Grafton Community Center in…

Osage man arrested after high-speed chase in Worth county

Osage man arrested after high-speed chase in Worth county

NORTHWOOD – An Osage man was arrested after a high-speed chase in Worth county. On September 3, 2019, a Worth County Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a…

Mason City occupational therapist sentenced to federal prison for illegally accessing private health data and stealing opioids

Mason City occupational therapist sentenced to federal prison for illegally accessing private health data and stealing opioids

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Police shoot man dead in Burlington after he displays gun

Police shoot man dead in Burlington after he displays gun

BURLINGTON, IOWA – Police in Burlington, Iowa, shot a man dead after he displayed a gun in their direction early Wednesday. On September 11, 2019, at approximately 12:50 AM, Burlington…

Mason City man accused of enticing a child

Mason City man accused of enticing a child

IOWA FALLS – A Mason City man has been jailed in a nearby county on several felony charges in connection with attempting to solicit a child. The Hardin county jail…

Iowa nurse who stole pain medication from her elderly patients at sent to federal prison

Iowa nurse who stole pain medication from her elderly patients at sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa licensed practical nurse (LPN) who stole pain medications from her elderly and vulnerable patients at two Waterloo-area nursing homes was sentenced August 29, 2019, to…

Judge orders Iowa woman to repay Iowa Department of Human Services nearly $35,000 in food stamp funds

Judge orders Iowa woman to repay Iowa Department of Human Services nearly $35,000 in food stamp funds

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa woman who unlawfully obtained SNAP (sometimes knows as food stamps) funds for her household was sentenced September 3, 2019, to time served and restitution. Jessica…

Arizona man sent to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

Arizona man sent to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced August 23, 2019, to four years in federal prison. Henock Castillo, 33, from Mesa, Arizona, received the prison…

Illegal Guatemalan in Iowa who possessed fraudulent Social Security card sentenced to prison

Illegal Guatemalan in Iowa who possessed fraudulent Social Security card sentenced to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Guatemalan man who possessed a false identification document in the name of a U.S. Citizen was sentenced today to more than one year in federal prison.…

Iowa man sent to prison for meth conspiracy and gun possession

Iowa man sent to prison for meth conspiracy and gun possession

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while possessing guns was sentenced August 30, 2019, to 30 years in federal prison. On March 21, 2019, Brandon Lee Boone,…

Waterloo police nab man armed with stolen handgun and illegal drugs for delivery

Waterloo police nab man armed with stolen handgun and illegal drugs for delivery

WATERLOO – Police in Waterloo nabbed a man armed with a stolen handgun and illegal drugs for delivery. On Monday August 26, 2019 at approximately 10:37 PM, officers assigned to…

Fort Dodge Man to federal prison for meth and gun convictions

Fort Dodge Man to federal prison for meth and gun convictions

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while illegally possessing firearms was sentenced August 30, 2019, to 20 years in federal prison. Wayne Quillen, age 49, from…

Iowa man taken into custody after barricading himself in Charles City apartment

Iowa man taken into custody after barricading himself in Charles City apartment

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Armed gunman who robbed Iowa convenience store sent to prison

Armed gunman who robbed Iowa convenience store sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – An armed gunman who robbed an Iowa convenience store has been sent to prison. A felon who unlawfully possessed a firearm was sentenced on August 30, 2019…

Northern Iowa man in jail after allegedly vandalizing on cemetery

Northern Iowa man in jail after allegedly vandalizing on cemetery

MANCHESTER, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man is behind bars after he allegedly vandalized numerous headstones at a cemetery. On August 16th , 2019 at approximately 9:48 AM the Manchester…

Fort Dodge man convicted of meth conspiracy

Fort Dodge man convicted of meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was convicted by a jury today after a three-day trial in federal court in Sioux City. Timothy Wunder, age 44,…

Eagle Grove man nabbed after police charge him with child molestation

Eagle Grove man nabbed after police charge him with child molestation

EAGLE GROVE – An Eagle Grove man has been nabbed after police charged him with child molestation. On August 27, 2019, officers of the Eagle Grove Police Department arrested Joe…

Northern Iowa man’s pickup engulfed in flames as he climbs water tower, removes clothing

Northern Iowa man’s pickup engulfed in flames as he climbs water tower, removes clothing

WAUKON, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man’s pickup was engulfed in flames as he climbed a water tower at the local sheriff’s office and removed his clothing, authorities say, On…

Waterloo man who tried to hire hitman to kill college professor and girlfriend’s ex sent to prison

Waterloo man who tried to hire hitman to kill college professor and girlfriend’s ex sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former medical student from Waterloo who sold two guns to a felon and tried to pay for a murder with a machine gun was sentenced today…

Mason City man’s storage locker raided by cops, who find thousands of dollars and suspected meth

Mason City man’s storage locker raided by cops, who find thousands of dollars and suspected meth

MASON CITY – A Mason City man’s storage locker was raided by cops, who found thousands of dollars and suspected methamphetamines. On August 26, 2019, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s…

Fort Dodge man pleads guilty to meth and gun offenses

Fort Dodge man pleads guilty to meth and gun offenses

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine and possessed firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking pled guilty August 15, 2019, in federal court in Sioux City.…

Man sentenced to over 25 years in prison for trafficking meth from California to Iowa

Man sentenced to over 25 years in prison for trafficking meth from California to Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who admitted trafficking meth from California to Iowa was sentenced August 26, 2019, to more than 25 years in federal prison. Thomas Edward Clutts, Jr.,…

Illegal alien from Guatemala who used stolen social security number to get job in Iowa sent to prison

Illegal alien from Guatemala who used stolen social security number to get job in Iowa sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who used another person’s Social Security number to get a job was sentenced August 22, 2019, to four months in federal prison. Bonifacio Martin-Martin, age…

Nashua felon sent to prison for burglary

Nashua felon sent to prison for burglary

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon who possessed a gun was sentenced August 15, 2019, to one year in federal prison. Bradley Dean Mohring, age 56, from Nashua, Iowa, received…

Mason City man accused of vandalizing local businesses

Mason City man accused of vandalizing local businesses

MASON CITY – A Mason City man with a history of property damage has been arrested and accused of vandalizing local businesses. On August 25, 2019, Mason City Police Department…

Iowa heroin and fentanyl dealer who caused overdoses sent to prison

Iowa heroin and fentanyl dealer who caused overdoses sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold opioids that resulted in two near-fatal overdoses was sentenced August 22, 2019, to 25 years in federal prison. Jason Bates, age 44, from…

Three Florida men hurt while evading Iowa State Patrol

Three Florida men hurt while evading Iowa State Patrol

WARREN COUNTY, IOWA – Three Florida men were hurt as they attempted to evade an Iowa State Patrolman in a high-speed pursuit this week. According to the Iowa State Patrol,…

Charles City man accused of speeding and drunk driving

Charles City man accused of speeding and drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – Police stopped an allegedly intoxicated speeding Charles City man. The arrest came on the evening of August 14, 2019. Officers with the Charles City police department conducted…

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