Women accused of selling synthetic marijuana in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — Two transient women are accused of purchasing and reselling synethic marijuana.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, just before 7 p.m. on July 17, officers approached a maroon Mercury Sable parked illegally [...]

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20 arrested during Iowa-Iowa State game

IOWA CITY — Gameday arrests and citations doubled during this past weekend’s matchup with Iowa State compared to the Sept. 6 contest with Ball State, according to University of Iowa statistics.

According to the UI Department of [...]

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Police say Ames man broke into Iowa City apartment, fought with occupants

IOWA CITY — An Ames man is accused of breaking into an Iowa City apartment and fighting with people there.

According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, officers were called to 313 S. Gilbert St. at 7:27 p.m. Saturday for a rep [...]

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Iowa City woman accused of child endangerment

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City woman is accused of letting others use a variety of drugs out of her residence while her son was present.

According to criminal complaints, on June 17, the Johnson County Drug Task Force served a warrant at 19 [...]

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Driver in fatal Epworth crash charged

EPWORTH — The man whose vehicle struck and killed four teens at a rural road intersection near Epworth last month is now facing a host of charges stemming from the crash.

Joseph Michael Connolly, 24, was arrested on a warrant Friday c [...]

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Coralville man accused of assaulting woman, holding her against her will

CORALVILLE — A Coralville man is accused of assaulting a woman and holding her against her will last month.

According to Johnson County Sheriff’s Office criminal complaints, deputies were called to the area of Isaac Walton Road [...]

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Prosecutor seeks to amend criminal transmission of HIV charge

CEDAR RAPIDS — A prosecutor argued Monday to amend trial information for a Cedar Rapids man who was initially charged with felony criminal transmission of HIV to a misdemeanor charge which is included in the law with lesser penalties.

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Cedar Rapids man faces armed robbery charge

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of robbing another man at gunpoint.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery on North Center Point Road near Oliphant Cemetery in Center Point at 7: [...]

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$1 million bond set for suspect in Cedar Rapids homicide

CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge set a $1 million bond Friday for a 23-year-old man accused of killing Clifton Sparks last February.

Robert Louis Nash IV of Cedar Rapids was formally charged Friday in Linn County District Court with first-degre [...]

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Cedar Rapids man arrested in Sparks murder

CEDAR RAPIDS — Darlesha Flowers called him brother. Her daughter called him uncle.

And on Thursday, Flowers learned that man - 23-year-old Robert L. Nash IV, of Cedar Rapids - was under arrest for the death of Clifton Sparks, the fath [...]

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Game day arrests, citations down dramatically in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — The season-opening football game at Kinnick Stadium saw a steep drop-off of game day arrests and citations in and around the stadium, according to University of Iowa police.

Police arrested just three people for public int [...]

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Iowa City man accused of going armed with intent

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man was taken into custody after threatening to kill a man with a knife because of the music he was playing.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Terrill W. Wiges, 63, confronted the man an [...]

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Iowa City man faces weapons charges

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man is accused of bringing a revolver and other weapons to work.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, on Aug. 19, 23-year-old Luis J. Ramirez-Hernandez brought a revolver — described by on [...]

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Former Iowa state senator enters federal guilty plea

DES MOINES — A former state senator who resigned his seat in October 2013 amid allegations he violated Iowa Senate rules and made false statements to ethics investigators pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of concealing campaign e [...]

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North Liberty man accused of series of vehicle burglaries

NORTH LIBERTY — A North Liberty man faces up to 25 years in prison for his alleged role in a series of vehicle burglaries.

According to the North Liberty Police Department, between July 20 and Aug. 2, 18-year-old Deandre R. Davis  [...]

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