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Iowa man whips out gun over laundry dispute, charged with assault

Iowa man whips out gun over laundry dispute, charged with assault

MANCHESTER, IOWA – An Iowa man whipped out a gun over a laundry dispute, and cops charged the angry dude with assault. On December 9, 2021 the Manchester Police Department…

Fort Dodge inmate escapes from jail, leads cops on harrowing chase

Fort Dodge inmate escapes from jail, leads cops on harrowing chase

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge inmate escaped from jail this weekend and led cops on a harrowing chase before they caught him and a much younger female accomplice. Saturday…

Waterloo felon sent back to prison for gun possession

Waterloo felon sent back to prison for gun possession

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who possessed firearms after finishing his prison terms was sentenced December 1, 2021, to a total of seven years in federal prison. Jumonie Dontez Wilson,…

Fort Dodge sex offender sentenced to more than five years in prison for failing to register

Fort Dodge sex offender sentenced to more than five years in prison for failing to register

SIOUX CITY – A convicted Fort Dodge sex offender was sentenced December 9, 2021, to more than 5 years in federal prison. Duane Levering, age 36, from Fort Dodge, Iowa,…

Medical examiner identifies Northern Iowa man as subject shot by police in fatal alleged Iowa Falls stalking incident

Medical examiner identifies Northern Iowa man as subject shot by police in fatal alleged Iowa Falls stalking incident

ELDORA – The Iowa Medical examiner has identified a Northern Iowa man as the subject shot by police in a fatal alleged Iowa Falls stalking incident earlier in the week.…

Iowa man pleads guilty to selling misbranded vitamin b12 injectables

Iowa man pleads guilty to selling misbranded vitamin b12 injectables

DES MOINES – An Iowa man pleaded guilty today to a felony charge related to the sale of misbranded vitamin B12 injectable drugs, the Department of Justice announced. Brady Tomlinson,…

Parent who left child alone in car which was then stolen while parked at Iowa store avoids tragedy when cops catch suspect

Parent who left child alone in car which was then stolen while parked at Iowa store avoids tragedy when cops catch suspect

DES MOINES – A parent who left their child alone in a car which was then stolen while parked at an Iowa convenience store avoided tragedy when cops caught the…

Wanted Mason City man flees traffic stop in stolen GMC Acadia, finally caught using stop sticks

Wanted Mason City man flees traffic stop in stolen GMC Acadia, finally caught using stop sticks

MASON CITY – A wanted Mason City man fled a traffic stop in a stolen GMC Acadia, and was finally caught using stop sticks deployed by police. On December 9,…

Charles City police investigate theft of packages from porches, leading to arrest of local man

Charles City police investigate theft of packages from porches, leading to arrest of local man

CHARLES CITY – Charles City police investigated the theft of packages from porches, leading to the arrest of a local man. Charles City police said today that on Thursday, at…

Iowa man accused of murdering his own father

Iowa man accused of murdering his own father

LIVINGSTON, IOWA – An Iowa man was reportedly found dead in his front yard, and cops say the son is to blame, charging him with murder. The Polk County Sheriff’s…

Federal jury convicts former reality television personality Josh Duggar for downloading and possessing child porn

Federal jury convicts former reality television personality Josh Duggar for downloading and possessing child porn

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal jury former reality television personality Josh Duggar today for receiving and possessing material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. According to court documents and…

Iowa murderer incarcerated since 1956 dies in prison; shot and killed police officer

Iowa murderer incarcerated since 1956 dies in prison; shot and killed police officer

FORT MADISON – An Iowa murderer incarcerated since 1956 who was originally given the death penalty for firing a shotgun blast that killed a police officer died in prison this week.…

Iowa bail bondsmen charged with multiple felonies

Iowa bail bondsmen charged with multiple felonies

DES MOINES – Thee Iowa bail bondsmen have been charged with multiple felonies after fake insurance claim. David Mark Ellis and Debra Jo Ellis of Spring Hill, Iowa, and Justin…

Justice Department awards $20 million to help register and track sex offenders and protect young athletes

Justice Department awards $20 million to help register and track sex offenders and protect young athletes

WASHINGTON – The Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART Office) today announced it has awarded approximately $16 million to help states,…

Cedar Falls police claim they solved 2019 killing, charge two men with murder

Cedar Falls police claim they solved 2019 killing, charge two men with murder

CEDAR FALLS – Cedar Falls police claim they solved a 2019 killing in which a man was shot dead in the downtown, and have charged two men with murder. On…

Iowa man armed with gun and meth sent to prison

Iowa man armed with gun and meth sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A methamphetamine user who illegally possessed a loaded handgun was sentenced today to two years in federal prison. Timothy James Hensley, age 44, from Martelle, Iowa, received…

Alleged stalker shot dead in Iowa Falls by police

Alleged stalker shot dead in Iowa Falls by police

IOWA FALLS – An alleged stalker was shot dead by cops in Iowa Falls this morning. On December 8, 2021, at approximately 7:03 a.m., the Iowa Falls Police Department, the…

Charles City man arrested after crashing into parked car causing $30K damage, guilty of drunk driving

Charles City man arrested after crashing into parked car causing $30K damage, guilty of drunk driving

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Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison for his role in importing methamphetamine into Iowa from Mexico

Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison for his role in importing methamphetamine into Iowa from Mexico

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Roland, Iowa, man who was involved in the importation and distribution of nearly ten kilograms of methamphetamine was sentenced today to over 22 years in federal…

Staff assault reported at the Iowa State Penitentiary

Staff assault reported at the Iowa State Penitentiary

FORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary on the evening of December 5, 2021. A response team was assisting with an…

Chicago heroin dealer sentenced to 40 years for causing overdose death to young Cedar Falls woman

Chicago heroin dealer sentenced to 40 years for causing overdose death to young Cedar Falls woman

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Chicago man who distributed heroin to a young Cedar Falls, Iowa, woman in 2018 that resulted in her death was sentenced on December 3, 2021, to…

Man arrested after assault on Algona police officer

Man arrested after assault on Algona police officer

ALGONA – A man was arrested after an assault on an Algona police officer. On Thursday, November 25, 2021, the Algona Police Department requested the assistance of the Iowa Division…

Woman who participated in large-scale meth trafficking in Iowa sentenced to federal prison

Woman who participated in large-scale meth trafficking in Iowa sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who trafficked hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine in Iowa was sentenced today to more than seventeen years in federal prison. Sandra Ann Deyerle, age 30,…

Michigan parents who gave gun to deadly shooter son caught after fleeing justice

Michigan parents who gave gun to deadly shooter son caught after fleeing justice

OXFORD, MI – US Marshals joined in the search for James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the accused Oxford High School (Mich.) shooter who murdered 4 teens, before the…

Waterloo man gets nearly a decade in prison after cops find him drugged and armed at gas station

Waterloo man gets nearly a decade in prison after cops find him drugged and armed at gas station

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo, Iowa, man, who unlawfully possessed three firearms, was sentenced on November 23, 2021, to over nine years in federal prison. Adnan Alibegic, age 28, from…

Northern Iowa man busted with 2.75 pounds of pure meth faces 145 months in prison

Northern Iowa man busted with 2.75 pounds of pure meth faces 145 months in prison

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man who with 2.75 pounds of pure meth was sentenced on November 22, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Cory Mackey, 34, from…

Fort Dodge man involved in distribution of more than 100 pounds of meth pleads guilty to federal crimes

Fort Dodge man involved in distribution of more than 100 pounds of meth pleads guilty to federal crimes

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty on November 18, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Demarcus Foy, 31, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, was…

Britt’s Dollar General store evacuated after prank bomb threat

Britt’s Dollar General store evacuated after prank bomb threat

BRITT – Britt’s Dollar General store was evacuated after a prank bomb threat. According to the Britt, Iowa police department: At approximately 5:45 pm the Britt Police Dept. was notified…

Waterloo woman sentenced to a decade in prison for her role in a large-scale meth trafficking ring

Waterloo woman sentenced to a decade in prison for her role in a large-scale meth trafficking ring

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo, Iowa, woman who was involved in the importation and distribution of over 4,000 grams of methamphetamine was sentenced today to ten years in federal prison.…

Iowa cop took teen girl to police station, fondled her, put her in sleeper hold

Iowa cop took teen girl to police station, fondled her, put her in sleeper hold

DES MOINES – An Iowa police officer earlier arrested after picking up a teen this month and taking her to his house to commit lewd and dangerous acts faces more…

Algona officer fires gun at and chases suspect from hotel

Algona officer fires gun at and chases suspect from hotel

ALGONA – An Algona officer this morning fired his gun at and chased a suspect from a hotel. On Thursday, November 25, 2 021, at 12:15 a.m. Algona Police Officers…

Cops nab two suspects on attempted murder charges after brutal stabbing in Fort Dodge

Cops nab two suspects on attempted  murder charges after brutal stabbing in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – Earlier this month, a woman was brutally stabbed in Fort Dodge and now, police have announced they have two suspect out of Minneapolis in custody, charged with…

Iowa authorities investigating after man shot and killed by law enforcement

Iowa authorities investigating after man shot and killed by law enforcement

CENTERVILLE, IOWA – Iowa authorities are investigating after a man was shot and killed by law enforcement over the weekend. On Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 3:43 p.m., Centerville police…

Kid jailed after bringing gun to Iowa school

Kid jailed after bringing gun to Iowa school

WAUKEE, IOWA – A kid was jailed after bringing a gun to an Iowa school in a Des Moines suburb. The incident took place just after noon in Wake, Iowa.…

Cedar Falls couple arrested for kidnapping and torturing man

Cedar Falls couple arrested for kidnapping and torturing man

CEDAR FALLS – A Cedar Falls couple was arrested for kidnapping and torturing man over the weekend. Kidnapping – On November 21, 2021 at approximately 5:22 AM Cedar Falls officers…

Mason City Man sent to federal prison for 10 years dealing “large quantities” methamphetamine

Mason City Man sent to federal prison for 10 years dealing “large quantities” methamphetamine

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who distributed large quantities of methamphetamine around the Mason City area was sentenced November 19, 2021 to 10 years in federal prison. Jacinto…

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for making over $250,000 in phony postage

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for making over $250,000 in phony postage

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who forged and counterfeited over $250,000 in postage and made false statements on international customs forms, was sentenced on November 12, 2021, to three…

Mason City man and accomplice guilty of armed robbery in Waterloo

Mason City man and accomplice guilty of armed robbery in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mason City man and his accomplice who worked together to rob two people at gun point in Waterloo were convicted by a jury  after a four-day…

Wanted Northern Iowa man lies to cops, is busted for drugs and eluding

Wanted Northern Iowa man lies to cops, is busted for drugs and eluding

CLARKSVILLE – A wanted Northern Iowa man lied to cops, then was busted for drugs and eluding officers. On November 21, 2021 the Clarksville police department initiated a traffic stop…

Iranian nationals charged for using internet to spread disinformation to fool gullible, low-information Americans and influence 2020 U.S. Presidential election

Iranian nationals charged for using internet to spread disinformation to fool gullible, low-information Americans and influence 2020 U.S. Presidential election

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Iranian nationals are charged with federal crimes for using the internet to spread disinformation in order to fool gullible, low-information Americans and influence the 2020 U.S.…