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Mexican national in US illegally is charged with causing child’s death while driving without a license

Mexican national in US illegally is charged with causing child’s death while driving without a license

NEWARK – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers have arrested a Mexican national charged by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department for causing death…

Bail bondswoman sentenced to 3 years’ imprisonment for smuggling hundreds of aliens into the US

Bail bondswoman sentenced to 3 years’ imprisonment for smuggling hundreds of aliens into the US

NEW YORK — Pursuant to an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, Hema Patel, 51, a Texas-based bail bondswoman, was sentenced to…

Minnesota man traveled to Iowa to buy teens for sex, feds say

Minnesota man traveled to Iowa to buy teens for sex, feds say

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Minnesota man traveled to Iowa to buy teens for sex, a federal indictment says, and he was nabbed waiting by a library. Terrance Nordwall, age 50,…

Honduran man sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after three prior deportations

Honduran man sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after three prior deportations

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported three times was sentenced today to almost three months in federal prison. Joel Martinez-Reyes, age…

Conspiring to deal 15 pounds of ice methamphetamine lands Iowa man in federal prison for 14 years

Conspiring to deal 15 pounds of ice methamphetamine lands Iowa man in federal prison for 14 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who obtained more than 15 pounds of ice methamphetamine for redistribution in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area was sentenced July 11, 2019, to 14 years…

Prison inmate Wayne Sinclair dies of suicide

Prison inmate Wayne Sinclair dies of suicide

ANAMOSA – Wayne Eugene Sinclair was pronounced dead due to apparent suicide at 6:35 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Sinclair was 52 years old at the time of his…

Main actor in conspiracy to deal meth brought to Iowa in car part boxes sentenced to 30 years in prison

Main actor in conspiracy to deal meth brought to Iowa in car part boxes sentenced to 30 years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Northern Iowa man who conspired with others to distribute ice methamphetamine was sentenced yesterday to 30 years’ in federal prison. Robert Lewis, age 44, from Janesville,…

Mason City man set for trial after allegedly assaulting nurse

Mason City man set for trial after allegedly assaulting nurse

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Iowa pork plant worker put on probation for indecent exposure at work

Iowa pork plant worker put on probation for indecent exposure at work

SIOUX COUNTY – An Iowa pork plant worker has been put on probation for indecent exposure at work, and must serve 10 years on the state’s sex offender registry. Sioux…

Iowa man pleads guilty to attempting to entice a minor

Iowa man pleads guilty to attempting to entice a minor

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who attempted to entice a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Jason Koontz, age…

Iowa nurse charged with drug theft and tampering

Iowa nurse charged with drug theft and tampering

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa nurse has been charged with drug theft and tampering. Katie Louise Boll, age 31, from Manchester, Iowa, has been charged with thirteen counts of acquiring…

Minnesota residents arrested on numerous drug charges after returning to abandoned car in Emmet county

Minnesota residents arrested on numerous drug charges after returning to abandoned car in Emmet county

RURAL EMMET COUNTY, IOWA – Two Ceylon, Minnesota people were arrested as the result of an investigation by the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office recently. According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike…

Waterloo felon and drug user sentenced to five years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing guns

Waterloo felon and drug user sentenced to five years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing guns

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who previously spent time in state prison for burglary and robbery offenses was sentenced July 11, 2019, to five years in federal prison. Jacob Mervin…

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel leader, sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel leader, sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

NEW YORK – Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases, including “El Chapo” and “El Rapido,” was sentenced today by United States District Judge Brian M. Cogan to life…

Albert Lea man takes shotgun back to work after he was fired

Albert Lea man takes shotgun back to work after he was fired

ALBERT LEA, MN — An Albert Lea man was fired from his job and evidently returned to the scene with a shotgun to find his supervisor. On Tuesday, July 16,…

Dubuque juvie shoots up house, then accidentally shoots bro in the back

Dubuque juvie shoots up house, then accidentally shoots bro in the back

DUBUQUE – A juvenile took a gun and became extremely reckless in Dubuque, shooting up a house and then accidentally shooting in the back a man riding in the car…

Iowa businessman investigated for stealing employee wages

Iowa businessman investigated for stealing employee wages

WAYLAND, IOWA – An Iowa businessman is being investigated for stealing employee wages, authorities say. In October of 2017, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office began investigating Curtis Wagler and Walger…

Ex-boyfriend determined to be killer in Bancroft death investigation

Ex-boyfriend determined to be killer in Bancroft death investigation

DES MOINES – An ex-boyfriend shot himself to death in Bancroft, and the two other persons found dead in a house there also died of gunshot wounds, authorities say. On…

Northern Iowa man caught with meth, weed, guns and cash

Northern Iowa man caught with meth, weed, guns and cash

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Waterloo couple, both convicted felons, sentenced to prison for unlawfully possessing a gun

Waterloo couple, both convicted felons, sentenced to prison for unlawfully possessing a gun

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo couple who threatened the woman’s ex-boyfriend with a gun were sentenced to federal prison. John Joseph Sanford, Jr., age 43, from Waterloo, Iowa, received the…

Man arrested after delivering facial fractures to alleged assault victim at Grafton Community Center

Man arrested after delivering facial fractures to alleged assault victim at Grafton Community Center

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Three staff assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiary

Three staff assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiary

FORT MADISON – Three staff members were assaulted while on duty at the Iowa State Penitentiary Thursday morning. Based on a preliminary review of the incident, it appears that at…

Iowa man shot and killed, state investigating

Iowa man shot and killed, state investigating

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R&B singer ‘R. Kelly’ nabbed by feds in Chicago, charged with racketeering, coercing and transporting minor girls to engage in sex

R&B singer ‘R. Kelly’ nabbed by feds in Chicago, charged with racketeering, coercing and transporting minor girls to engage in sex

NEW YORK — Robert Sylvester Kelly, AKA “R. Kelly,” was arrested in Chicago Thursday night following an investigation by the joint Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and New York…

Mason City man feds say was on drugs sentenced to prison for lying about drug use to buy an AK-47-style rifle

Mason City man feds say was on drugs sentenced to prison for lying about drug use to buy an AK-47-style rifle

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Iowa grandfather convicted of sex abuse of child; mother allegedly knew of abuse for 2 years

Iowa grandfather convicted of sex abuse of child; mother allegedly knew of abuse for 2 years

HOSPERS, IOWA – An Iowa grandfather has been convicted by a jury of sex abuse of a child and the mother of the victim allegedly knew of the abuse for…

Tennessee man wanted on kidnapping charge caught at Decorah campground

Tennessee man wanted on kidnapping charge caught at Decorah campground

DECORAH – A man out of Tennessee wanted on a charge of aggravated kidnapping has been caught at a Decorah campground. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office says that on the…

Iowa man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

Iowa man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who possessed child pornography pled guilty on July 8, 2019, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Troy French, age 29, from Cedar Rapids, was convicted…

Man with long criminal history caught with drug related items in Charles City

Man with long criminal history caught with drug related items in Charles City

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Webster City doctor pleads guilty to making false statements about Medicare claims

Webster City doctor pleads guilty to making false statements about Medicare claims

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Webster City doctor who made false statements to the United States Attorney’s Office about Medicare claims that the doctor had billed for his nursing home patients…

Charles City man arrested twice in same day for public intox and drunk driving after putting car in ditch

Charles City man arrested twice in same day for public intox and drunk driving after putting car in ditch

CYLINDER, IOWA – A Charles City man was arrested twice in the same day for public intoxication and drunk driving after putting his car in a ditch. On July 7,…

Iowa man shot after spraying police officer with chemical agent during traffic stop

Iowa man shot after spraying police officer with chemical agent during traffic stop

LEON, IOWA – An Iowa man made a big mistake Sunday morning when he was stopped by a police officer and decided to spray him with a chemical agent. Agents…

Iowa man drunk in bathroom accused of assaulting Charles City police officer

Iowa man drunk in bathroom accused of assaulting Charles City police officer

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Ames bank robbed Wednesday morning

Ames bank robbed Wednesday morning

AMES, IOWA – An Ames bank was robbed Wednesday morning and police are investigating the armed robbery, seeking three suspects. On July 3, 2019, at 9:20 AM, the Ames Police…

Man and woman arrested after guns, illicit drugs found in rural Worth county house

Man and woman arrested after guns, illicit drugs found in rural Worth county house

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – A man and a woman were arrested after guns and illicit drugs were found in rural Worth county house. On June 28, 2019 at about 1228…

Former Hampton man who beat sex abuse charge caught littering in Charles City

Former Hampton man who beat sex abuse charge caught littering in Charles City

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Fort Dodge convenience store robbed

Fort Dodge convenience store robbed

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge convenience store was robbed and a young man is behind bars, charged in the incident. On July 1, 2019, at approximately 1:04 AM, the…

Iowa woman found guilty of child endangerment by jury after leaving baby in freezing car

Iowa woman found guilty of child endangerment by jury after leaving baby in freezing car

BOONE, IOWA – An Iowa woman left her 4-month-old baby in a freezing car and was only potentially saved from a terrible outcome after a police officer discovered the child…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving again after citizen complaints

Mason City woman caught drunk driving again after citizen complaints

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was arrested for drunk driving after citizens once again complained to law enforcement about her alleged operation of her motor vehicle. Kristy Gaye…

Two women charged after putting vehicle into Clear Lake and lying to police

Two women charged after putting vehicle into Clear Lake and lying to police

CLEAR LAKE – Two women were arrested and charged on June 27, 2019, regarding the vehicle driving into Clear Lake on Sunday morning, June 23. After a thorough investigation in…