Theft

Chicago man charged in Cedar Rapids burglary, theft

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary.

According to Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow, police responded to a residential burglary that had occurred Wednesday in the nor [...]

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North Liberty woman accused of gambling away $30,000 of another person’s money

NORTH LIBERTY — A North Liberty woman is accused of gambling away more than $30,000 of someone else’s money.

The alleged theft occurred over the course of seven years, between January 2007 and February 2014, according to the No [...]

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Thefts from vehicles surge in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Thefts from vehicles have skyrocketed during the summer months in Cedar Rapids.

Through May of this year, there were 284 reports of thefts from vehicles. By the end of August, the number climbed to 631.

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Cedar Rapids police find pot, stolen motor after traffic stop

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police said a Cedar Rapids man had pot and a stolen outboard motor in his car when he was pulled over.

According to Iowa City Police Department criminal complaints, 19-year-old Jake L.J. Dickinson was stopped at the 96 [...]

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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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Iowa City man charged in third bank robbery

The Iowa City man accused of robbing two banks in his neighborhood also will be charged in connection with last Friday's Hills Bank robbery in Hills — a bank he's robbed before.

A second suspect in that robbery also will be charged, [...]

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Two face robbery charges in Cedar Rapids

Two Cedar Rapids men face robbery charges.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, around 12:15 p.m. Sunday, officers took a report of a robbery at 2265 C St. SW. The callers reported they had been threatened with a handgun and ha [...]

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Police investigate armed robbery of Cedar Rapids pizza delivery driver

Cedar Rapids police are looking for four young men who robbed a pizza delivery driver early Friday morning.

Police said they were called to an armed robbery at 2020 Glass Road NE shortly after midnight. Police said a Marco's Pizza driver h [...]

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Police say Iowa City woman bit, robbed another woman

An Iowa City woman faces a second-degree robbery charge after allegedly biting a woman and stealing cash from her.

Shortly after 1 p.m. Monday, Iowa City police responded to the 1100 block of Gilbert Court for a report of a fight in progre [...]

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Police say homeless man stole frozen food from Iowa City home

A homeless man is accused of breaking into an Iowa City home and stealing frozen food.

Iowa City police were called to a home on Davis Street around 6 p.m. Sunday for a report of a man trying to break into the home. When officers arrived on [...]

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Coralville woman with two theft convictions in 2014 faces two more charges

A Coralville woman convicted of theft twice earlier this year is now accused of stealing library materials and hair weaves.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, 19-year-old Zhane T. Ball checked out 13 items from the Iowa City [...]

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Burglars cut their way into Cedar Rapids business

Burglars used power tools while breaking into two Cedar Rapids businesses Saturday morning.

It happened around 5 a.m. Saturday at EduSkate Board Shop on Third Avenue SW.

According to the shop’s owner, at least two burglars pried [...]

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Police investigating another bank robbery in Cedar Rapids

A Cedar Rapids bank has been robbed for the second time this month.

Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said Guaranty Bank, 2711 Bever Ave. SE, was robbed just after 1 p.m. Thursday. Buelow said a man entered the bank, displayed [...]

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Transient faces robbery charge in Iowa City

A homeless man is accused of trying to steal cash from another man at the Old Capitol Town Center.

Iowa City police were called to the Old Capitol Town Center at 10:52 a.m. Thursday for a report of two men fighting. Responding officers made [...]

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Police say Iowa City cab driver robbed at gunpoint

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Iowa City Police Department is investigating an early morning taxi cab robbery and trying to determine if it’s related to another robbery earlier this month.

Police took a report of a taxi cab robbery at 2 [...]

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