Arrests

Three face robbery charges after Iowa City purse snatching

IOWA CITY — Three men face robbery charges for an alleged purse snatching.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, officers ... »

Marshal’s Office operation nets more than 30 arrests in northern Iowa

A six-week operation by the U.S. Marshal’s Office led to more than 30 arrests of violent offenders and fugitives in northern Iowa.

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Kidnapping victim’s mother arrested, faces child endangerment charges

CORALVILLE — Shelly Johns, the mother of the girl abducted by her stepfather last month, is accused of abusing the girl and using drugs in fr ... »

Iowa City woman accused of selling marijuana

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City woman could spend up to 30 years in prison for dealing marijuana.

According to criminal complaints, on March ... »

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 ... »

Police: Cedar Rapids man pawned $3,400 worth of library DVDs

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of pawning more than $3,400 worth of DVDs taken from the Cedar Rapids Public Library.

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Three University of Iowa wrestlers arrested, suspended

Editor's Note: The below story became part of an ongoing discussion on race and the use of jail booking photos. An explanation into the use of ... »

Two arrested in Cedar Rapids prostitution sting

CEDAR RAPIDS — A prostitution sting resulted in two arrests.

According to Linn County Attorney’s Office criminal complaints, a ... »

Coralville police: Johns threatened wife with loaded handgun days before abduction

CORALVILLE — Coralville police criminal complaints provide extra details on the domestic incident Kenneth Johns is accused of committing day ... »

Cedar Rapids man convicted of OWI for 15th time

CEDAR RAPIDS — A jury found a Cedar Rapids man guilty of operating while intoxicated Tuesday, marking his 15th OWI conviction in Linn County ... »

Marengo man arrested in Craigslist robbery

IOWA CITY — A Marengo man is accused of robbing someone during a Craigslist transaction.

According to an Iowa City police criminal com ... »

Additional charges filed against Kenneth Johns

IOWA CITY — Johnson County and Coralville authorities filed additional charges against Kenneth Johns on Wednesday, including a kidnapping ch ... »

Wanted man leads Cedar Rapids police on brief chase

CEDAR RAPIDS — A wanted man led police on a brief chase Friday afternoon.

Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said that 3 ... »

Second man arrested in Swisher false imprisonment case

SWISHER — A second Iowa City man is in custody for allegedly holding a woman against her will and driving her car without her permission.

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Waterloo man accused in Coralville knife assault

CORALVILLE — A Waterloo man is accused of attacking a man with a knife inside his home.

According to a Coralville police criminal comp ... »