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Mexican man sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after prior deportation

Mexican man sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after prior deportation

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was sentenced today to almost three months in federal prison. Juan Gerardo Rodriguez, age 22,…

Guatemalan who stole social security number and lived in Northern Iowa where he drove drunk sent to federal prison

Guatemalan who stole social security number and lived in Northern Iowa where he drove drunk sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Guatemalan man who had been deported twice, illegally returned to the United States, and then used false identification documents to obtain a job was sentenced today…

Spirit Lake woman caught with illicit drugs during traffic stop

Spirit Lake woman caught with illicit drugs during traffic stop

SPIRIT LAKE – A Spirit Lake woman was caught with illicit drugs during a traffic stop Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at approximately 9:35 pm the Spirit Lake…

7-time deported criminal alien from Mexico sentenced in Iowa to 21 months in federal prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm

7-time deported criminal alien from Mexico sentenced in Iowa to 21 months in federal prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm

SIOUX CITY — A seven-time deported criminal alien from Mexico, living in northeastern Iowa, was sentenced Friday to nearly two years in federal prison for being an illegal alien and…

Mason City house shot up, person hurt; cops seek clues

Mason City house shot up, person hurt; cops seek clues

MASON CITY – A Mason City house was shot up Tuesday night and a person was hurt, leading police to seek clues. The Mason City Police Department was notified about…

Jury finds man guilty of sex abuse of a child in Chickasaw county

Jury finds man guilty of sex abuse of a child in Chickasaw county

NEW HAMPTON – A Chickasaw county jury on Tuesday found a man guilty of sex abuse of a child. On April 25, 2017 the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s office received a report…

California man arrested in terror plot to detonate explosive device designed to kill innocents

California man arrested in terror plot to detonate explosive device designed to kill innocents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mark Steven Domingo, 26, of Reseda, California, was arrested Friday night after he received what he thought was a live bomb, but in fact was an inert…

Wanted Mason City man caught after short pursuit

Wanted Mason City man caught after short pursuit

MASON CITY – A wanted Mason City man was caught after his female driver refused to stop for police. On April 29, 2019 at about 6:44 PM, Mason City Police…

Ventura man cited for use of electronic device while driving after slamming into Mason City woman’s car nearly head-on

Ventura man cited for use of electronic device while driving after slamming into Mason City woman’s car nearly head-on

MASON CITY – A Ventura man has been cited for use of an electronic device while driving after slamming into a Mason City woman’s car nearly head-on Sunday in Mason City.…

Jury convicts Minnesota man for Iowa meth conspiracy

Jury convicts Minnesota man for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute meth in Iowa was convicted by a jury on April 25, 2019, after a four-day trial in federal court in Sioux…

Mexican man who used fraudulent Social Security card in Iowa sent to federal prison

Mexican man who used fraudulent Social Security card in Iowa sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who used a false identification document to obtain a job was sentenced today to more than three months in federal prison. Charly Martinez-Hernandez, age…

Reward offered in Waterloo car shooting that took woman’s life

Reward offered in Waterloo car shooting that took woman’s life

WATERLOO – A reward is now being offered in the case of a Waterloo car shooting that took a woman’s life. On Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at approximately 2:30 AM…

Juvenile caught trying to steal car in Charles City

Juvenile caught trying to steal car in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A youngster was caught trying to steal car in Charles City and it landed him in a juvenile facility. On April 22, 2019 at about 6:40 PM,…

Russian national sentenced to 18 Months in prison for conspiring to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States

Russian national sentenced to 18 Months in prison for conspiring to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mariia, a Russian national, was sentenced April 26 to 18 months in prison after earlier pleading guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to act as an…

One dead, one hurt after bullet strikes moving vehicle in Waterloo

One dead, one hurt after bullet strikes moving vehicle in Waterloo

WATERLOO – One woman is dead and another person hurt after a bullet struck a moving vehicle in Waterloo early Sunday morning. On Sunday, April 28th at approximately 2:30 AM,…

Charles City woman faces felony burglary charge

Charles City woman faces felony burglary charge

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman is facing a felony burglary charge. Officers with the Charles City police department went to the 100 block of 9th Avenue on April…

Former DuPont employee from St. Ansgar sentenced to over three years in prison for stealing trade secrets and lying to the FBI

Former DuPont employee from St. Ansgar sentenced to over three years in prison for stealing trade secrets and lying to the FBI

CEDAR RAPIDS – Josh Harry Isler, age 55, from St. Ansgar, Iowa, was sentenced today in United States District Court in Cedar Rapids to serve 42 months’ imprisonment as a…

New Hampton man pleads guilty to distribution and possession of child pornography

New Hampton man pleads guilty to distribution and possession of child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who distributed and possessed child pornography pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. William Rolen, age 56, from New Hampton, Iowa, was convicted…

Iowa police officer shot twice; drug dealer caught and pal charged with attempted murder

Iowa police officer shot twice; drug dealer caught and pal charged with attempted murder

DAVENPORT, IOWA – Police in Davenport, Iowa tempted to catch a suspected drug dealer and his pal Thursday afternoon when things turned violent and one man shot an officer twice.…

Northern Iowa man caught with child porn

Northern Iowa man caught with child porn

WADENA, IOWA – After a two month long investigation, law enforcement in the Northern Iowa region conducted a search warrant for a possible sexual exploitation of a minor case. The…

Texas man executed for dragging death of black man

Texas man executed for dragging death of black man

HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS – A Texas man was executed today for the dragging death of a black man almost 18 years ago. On June 7, 1998, during the nighttime hours, 23-year-old…

Iowa man who struck cars with bat while standing in road caught after 911 calls

Iowa man who struck cars with bat while standing in road caught after 911 calls

OELWEIN – An Iowa man who struck cars with a bat while standing in the middle of a road was caught after numerous 911 calls Tuesday evening. On April 23,…

Columbian citizen sentenced to federal prison for participating in fraud that scammed Iowa victim

Columbian citizen sentenced to federal prison for participating in fraud that scammed Iowa victim

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who participated in a scheme to defraud victims across the country, including Iowa, out of more than $450,000 was sentenced this month to more than…

Iowa shooters sent to federal prison on max sentences

Iowa shooters sent to federal prison on max sentences

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men who discharged firearms in Marion were sentenced today to ten years in federal prison. Mykael Robertson, age 20, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the prison…

Cresco man who is felon and possessed handgun sent to prison for 10 years

Cresco man who is felon and possessed handgun sent to prison for 10 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Florida man who formerly lived in Cresco, Iowa, was sentenced today to the maximum possible sentence of ten years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing a…

Charles City man arrested after two assaults

Charles City man arrested after two assaults

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Meth lab found on golf course in Charles City

Meth lab found on golf course in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A meth lab was found on a golf course in Charles City this past weekend. On April 19, 2019, officers with the Charles City police department responded…

Fort Dodge man sent to prison for distributing guns and over 100 pounds of meth

Fort Dodge man sent to prison for distributing guns and over 100 pounds of meth

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced April 15, 2019, to 15 years in federal prison. Craig Eugene Essing, 59, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, received…

Wanted Mason City man caught drunk driving in Charles City

Wanted Mason City man caught drunk driving in Charles City

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Floyd county woman to stand trial for criminal mischief

Floyd county woman to stand trial for criminal mischief

CHARLES CITY – A Floyd county woman is accused of criminal mischief in Charles City and is slated to stand trial. Records show Leslie Leeann Weber is accused of a…

Iowa man charged in Shenandoah murder

Iowa man charged in Shenandoah murder

SHENANDOAH, IOWA – An Iowa man has been charged with first-degree murder in Shenandoah, Iowa. On Monday, April 22, 2019, at approximately 4:45AM, the Shenandoah Police Department received a 911…

Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to attempting to support to ISIS

Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to attempting to support to ISIS

MILWAUKEE – A Wisconsin woman pleaded guilty today to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Assistant Attorney…

Domestic complaint leads to arrest of Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges

Domestic complaint leads to arrest of Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges

GRUVER, IOWA – A domestic complaint led to the arrest of a Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges after drug dealer materials were discovered during the police response.…

Law enforcement seeks clues to stolen snowmobiles

Law enforcement seeks clues to stolen snowmobiles

MASON CITY – Law enforcement is seeking clues solve a case of stolen snowmobiles in Mason City. During the late evening hours of February 22, 2019 and early morning hours…

Waterloo ice meth dealer sentenced to over ten years in prison

Waterloo ice meth dealer sentenced to over ten years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who distributed multiple pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced today to more than ten years in federal prison. Cody Jelinek, age 36, from Waterloo, Iowa, received…

Mason City man convicted of attempted murder after stabbing Manly man

Mason City man convicted of attempted murder after stabbing Manly man

NORTHWOOD – A Mason City man who committed a vicious stabbing in Northwood has been found guilty of attempted murder. On June 02, 2018 at approximately 10:48 PM, the Worth…

Mason City man faces burglary and domestic abuse charges

Mason City man faces burglary and domestic abuse charges

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is facing burglary and domestic abuse charges after a recent incident in town. Joshua James Rinnels, age 33 of Mason City entered a…

Iowa man convicted by jury after enlisting homeless cousin to invade home of coveted domain name owner

Iowa man convicted by jury after enlisting homeless cousin to invade home of coveted domain name owner

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who enlisted his cousin to break into a Cedar Rapids man’s home and order him at gunpoint to transfer an Internet domain was convicted by…

Ames man accused of stabbing puppy and throwing him in dumpster

Ames man accused of stabbing puppy and throwing him in dumpster

AMES – An Ames man has been arrested and accused of stabbing a puppy and throwing it in a dumpster. On April 14, 2019, at 11:43 AM, the Ames Police…

Mason City man charged with assault after dealing concussion to nurse

Mason City man charged with assault after dealing concussion to nurse

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