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Mason City man arrested for three counts of felony sex abuse

Mason City man arrested for three counts of felony sex abuse

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been arrested for three counts of felony sex abuse. On June 28, 2019, 40-year-old Bryan Lee Holmes of Mason City was arrested…

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse of teen pleads not guilty

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse of teen pleads not guilty

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Former Mason City man charged with federal gun law crime

Former Mason City man charged with federal gun law crime

SIOUX CITY – A former Mason City man has been charged with a federal gun law crime. Law enforcement throughout Northwest Iowa, and the United States Attorney’s Office are helping…

Mason City man on probation for drug charges arrested in Worth county, speeding in BMW

Mason City man on probation for drug charges arrested in Worth county, speeding in BMW

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Mason City man faces possible prison time after felony drunk driving guilty plea

Mason City man faces possible prison time after felony drunk driving guilty plea

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Northern Iowa man guilty of federal crime over stolen gun, using meth and weed

Northern Iowa man guilty of federal crime over stolen gun, using meth and weed

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who sold a stolen firearm and was an unlawful user of marijuana and methamphetamine pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Gilbert…

Northern Iowa man accused of supplying booze for underage drinking party

Northern Iowa man accused of supplying booze for underage drinking party

RUTHVEN – A Northern Iowa man has been arrested after an underage drinking party, accused of supplying the alcohol. On Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 01:05 am, the Palo Alto…

Mason City police officer breaks elbow chasing wanted man

Mason City police officer breaks elbow chasing wanted man

MASON CITY – A Mason City police officer broke his elbow while chasing a wanted man Monday afternoon. On Monday, June 24, 2019, at approximately 4:30 PM, two Mason City…

Iowa felon sentenced to seven years in federal prison for helping to fence stolen guns

Iowa felon sentenced to seven years in federal prison for helping to fence stolen guns

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Anamosa man who helped fence stolen firearms was sentenced on June 20, 2019, to seven years in federal prison. David A. Miller, age 48, from Anamosa,…

Mason City motorcyclist arrested after fleeing Clear Lake police

Mason City motorcyclist arrested after fleeing Clear Lake police

VENTURA – A Mason City man sped away from police in Clear Lake on his motorcycle, but was soon caught when the vehicle broke down. On June 24, 2019, around…

Stolen vehicle recovered from Clear Lake, police seek leads

Stolen vehicle recovered from Clear Lake, police seek leads

CLEAR LAKE – A stolen vehicle was recovered today from Clear Lake, and police are seeking leads in the case. On June 23, 2019 around 2:50 am a Clear Lake…

Eight people who worked together to distribute ice methamphetamine in Dubuque sentenced to federal prison

Eight people who worked together to distribute ice methamphetamine in Dubuque sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Eight people who, among other crimes, conspired to sell over three kilograms of ice methamphetamine in the Dubuque area have been sentenced cumulatively to more than 97…

Last of three assailants who invaded Iowa home and sexually assaulted 82-year-old woman caught

Last of three assailants who invaded Iowa home and sexually assaulted 82-year-old woman caught

AMES – A man who joined two others in invading a rural Iowa home and sexually assaulting an 82-year-old woman has been caught by police. The Story County Sheriff’s Office…

Man charged in death of Iowa infant after inflicting injuries, authorities say

Man charged in death of Iowa infant after inflicting injuries, authorities say

DES MOINES – A man is behind bars after authorities say he inflicted fatal injuries upon a 4-month-old baby boy while the mother was at work. On June 19, 2019,…

California man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of Mason City child

California man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of Mason City child

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North Iowa man sent to prison for quarter-century for Northwood stabbing

North Iowa man sent to prison for quarter-century for Northwood stabbing

NORTHWOOD – A North Iowa man who committed a vicious stabbing in Northwood has been sentenced to prison for 25 years. On June 02, 2018 at approximately 10:48 PM, the…

Former Iowa bank vice president who aided the obstruction of an FDIC investigation sent to federal prison

Former Iowa bank vice president who aided the obstruction of an FDIC investigation sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who aided the obstruction of an FDIC examination was sentenced on June 13, 2019, to one year and one day in federal prison. Martin Smith,…

Five Iowa men sent to prison after bad drug deal

Five Iowa men sent to prison after bad drug deal

CEDAR RAPIDS – Five men who were involved in an attempted robbery of marijuana that left one man dead were each sentenced today to more than six years in federal…

Mexican alien guilty of drug crimes and living in Waterloo sent to prison for stealing social security number

Mexican alien guilty of drug crimes and living in Waterloo sent to prison for stealing social security number

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who used another person’s Social Security number to get a job was sentenced to two months in federal prison. Efrain Alvarez-Victoriano, age 44, a citizen…

Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

PITTSBURGH – A complaint from the federal government alleges a Syrian man plotted attacks in the name of ISIS, including using a weapon of mass destruction to blow up a…

Northern Iowa man charged after throwing bat at reckless teen driver

Northern Iowa man charged after throwing bat at reckless teen driver

GRAETTINGER, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man has been charged after throwing a baseball bat at a reckless teen driver. On June 18, 2019 at 9:28 PM, the Palo Alto…

Des Moines man caught after allegedly robbing five metro area retail stores

Des Moines man caught after allegedly robbing five metro area retail stores

DES MOINES – A Des Moines man was caught after allegedly robbing five metro area retail stores. Des Moines police say that between the dates of May 31 and June…

Iowa man charged with luring teen, sex crimes

Iowa man charged with luring teen, sex crimes

DES MOINES – An Iowa man has been charged in a small, rural community with luring a teen and sex crimes as he remains under investigation after his arrest. On…

More than thirty charged across Eastern Iowa with federal gun law violations

More than thirty charged across Eastern Iowa with federal gun law violations

CEDAR RAPIDS – More than thirty people have been charged across Eastern Iowa with federal gun law violations, authorities said today. Law enforcement agencies across the state continue to make…

Estherville man accused of stealing from a booster club for kids

Estherville man accused of stealing from a booster club for kids

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – An Estherville man is accused of stealing from a booster club for kids and now faces a felony charge. On June 17, 2019 the Estherville Police Department…

Guatemalan man living in Charles City sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States

Guatemalan man living in Charles City sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States

CHARLES CITY – A Guatemalan man living in Charles City has been sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States. A man who illegally returned to the United States after…

Paroled man accused of assaulting woman “throughout the morning” in Fort Dodge Monday morning

Paroled man accused of assaulting woman “throughout the morning” in Fort Dodge Monday morning

FORT DODGE – A paroled man is accused of assaulting a woman “throughout the morning” in Fort Dodge Monday morning and is now behind bars. On June 17, 2019, at…

Dubuque police investigate after man shot in torso

Dubuque police investigate after man shot in torso

DUBUQUE – Police in Dubuque are piecing together the circumstances surrounding a shooting tht left a man with a bullet wound to the torso. On June 16, 2019, at approximately…

UPDATE: Four dead in West Des Moines by gunshot; three murdered, one suicide

UPDATE: Four dead in West Des Moines by gunshot; three murdered, one suicide

WEST DES MOINES – The family that was found dead in a West Des Moines house this weekend all died by gunshot as three were murdered and one died of…

Mason City police say man was intoxicated when he crashed car with three children inside, sending them to hospital

Mason City police say man was intoxicated when he crashed car with three children inside, sending them to hospital

MASON CITY – Mason City police said today a man was intoxicated when he crashed his car with three children inside, sending them to hospital, and he’s now behind bars…

ICE arrests 140 criminal aliens and immigration violators in 5-day enforcement surge in 6 Midwestern states

ICE arrests 140 criminal aliens and immigration violators in 5-day enforcement surge in 6 Midwestern states

CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 140 criminal aliens and immigration violators in six Midwest states during a five-day enforcement action, which ended last…

Vehicle pursuit leads to arrest of Fertile man for felony drunk driving charge

Vehicle pursuit leads to arrest of Fertile man for felony drunk driving charge

HANLONTOWN – A Fertile man refused to stop for a law enforcement officer Sunday morning on a rural Cerro Gordo county road, leading to a pursuit and his eventual arrest…

Charge filed in May 25 boating incident at Browns Lake

Charge filed in May 25 boating incident at Browns Lake

SALIX, IOWA – DNR Conservation Officers have filed a charge and warnings as a result of a boat incident that happened at Browns Lake on May 25 that left two…

Ames man arrested for burning gay pride flag he ripped from church wall

Ames man arrested for burning gay pride flag he ripped from church wall

AMES – An Ames man is behind bars after he allegedly tore a gay pride flag off the wall of a church and tried to burn it. The incident took…

Punching and dragging his victim leads to arrest of man in Mason City who earlier slashed a person with a knife

Punching and dragging his victim leads to arrest of man in Mason City who earlier slashed a person with a knife

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Wanted Iowa man flees police traffic stop, crashes into car, killing woman

Wanted Iowa man flees police traffic stop, crashes into car, killing woman

DAVENPORT, IOWA – An Iowa man wanted by police refused to yield for a traffic stop and instead accelerated and crashed into a car in a busy Devenport intersection, killing…

Iowa cocaine dealer who sold heroin near a school sentenced to prison

Iowa cocaine dealer who sold heroin near a school sentenced to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa cocaine dealer who sold heroin near a school has been sentenced to prison for41 months. Andre Daniel Wilks, age 45, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received…

Two arrested after Marshalltown drive-by shooting

Two arrested after Marshalltown drive-by shooting

MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA – A man and a woman were arrested after a drive-by shooting was reported in Marshalltown early Thursday morning. On Thursday, June 13, 2019, at approximately 4:15 AM,…

Webster City man to federal prison for meth and gun convictions

Webster City man to federal prison for meth and gun convictions

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine and illegally possessed firearms was sentenced June 10, 2019, to more than 15 years in federal prison. Heath Cahill, 44,…

Iowa drug dealer with history of violence sentenced to 15 years’ federal imprisonment

Iowa drug dealer with history of violence sentenced to 15 years’ federal imprisonment

SIOUX CITY – A man with a history of criminal convictions who possessed methamphetamine for distribution was sentenced June 11, 2019, to more than 15 years in federal prison. Clyde…