Public Safety

Jones County Jail inmate dies

ANAMOSA — An inmate at the Jones County Jail died last month.

According to a Jones County Sheriff’s Office news release, deputi ... »

Former Iowa Falls bank teller pleads guilty to embezzlement

A former bank teller was convicted Wednesday in federal court to embezzling over $144,000 from the Iowa Falls State Bank.

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Aredale woman to serve six months in federal prison for perjury

CEDAR RAPIDS — An Aredale woman who committed perjury while testifying before a grand jury about her former boyfriend’s involvement i ... »

Chicago man sentenced to three years in federal prison for Marion incident

CEDAR RAPIDS — An Illinois man, previously convicted of drugs, was sentenced Tuesday to over three years in federal prison for buying a hand ... »

More charges added against Oxford man who sold pot to police

OXFORD — More charges have been added to the growing list against an Oxford man accused of selling two pounds of marijuana to an undercover ... »

Canadian man accused in Iowa marijuana trafficking ring denied release 

CEDAR RAPIDS — A man charged with marijuana trafficking in Iowa, who fought extradition from Canada for over three years, will remain in jai ... »

Police say Oxford man sold two pounds of pot to undercover officer

JOHNSON COUNTY — An Oxford man arrested Monday is accused of selling 2 pounds of marijuana to an undercover officer.

According to John ... »

Buchanan County man arrested on sex abuse charges

BUCHANAN COUNTY — A Masonville man living in Texas has been returned to Iowa to face charges related to a sex abuse investigation.

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Orth: I expected tickets, not gunshots in Cedar Rapids police run-in

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kyle Orth says he expected a couple of tickets for speeding after he backed his borrowed BMW into a utility pole.

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New Hampshire man convicted of filing false tax returns in bookstore scheme

A New Hampshire man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court for filing false tax returns as part of a ... »

Five accused of making meth in Marion motel room

MARION — Five people are accused of cooking meth in a Marion motel room.

According to Linn County attorney’s Office criminal co ... »

Sentencing delayed for bank robber to review new evidence of stabbing

Sentencing was delayed Monday for a Cedar Rapids man, convicted of four bank robberies, so his attorney could review evidence prosecutors received ... »

Kenneth Johns arraignment scheduled for April 10

IOWA CITY — Kenneth Johns is scheduled to be arraigned next month.

According to court documents, Johns’ arraignment has been se ... »

Cedar Rapids man accused in break-in, assault

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of breaking into a home last week and assaulting two people inside.

According to a Linn C ... »

Police looking for missing Cedar Rapids man

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who has been missing since February.

Police said 41-year-old Wi ... »