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News

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November 18, 2019

BURLINGTON, Iowa -- On November 18 at 12:16 p.m., the Iowa State Patrol was called to assist with a motor vehicle crash on DMC Highway 79 west of Jimtown Road, between Middletown and Lake Geode, in Des Moines County.

The crash…

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November 14, 2019

BURLINGTON, Iowa -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has conducted the interviews of the  law enforcement officers involved in the November 7, 2019, shooting which occurred in the 1100 block of Agency, Burlington, IA. Law…

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November 8, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is warning of a phone scam involving callers who target citizens by misrepresenting themselves as DCI staff.

The DCI has received…

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October 29, 2019

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- On April 5, 2019, at approximately 6:59 am, a 911 call was made by ROY CARL BROWNING JR. reporting his wife; JOELLEN BROWNING (age 65) was unresponsive. At approximately 7:07 am, emergency personnel arrived and found…

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October 28, 2019

PACKWOOD, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release from the Jefferson County Attorney's Office. The DCI is assisted…

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October 28, 2019

BURLINGTON, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release from the Burlington Police Department. The DCI is assisting with…

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October 28, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's State Fire Marshal's (SFM) Office. This is a press release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the SFM assisted with the…

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October 28, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Halloween is one of Iowa’s most widely celebrated traditions. For children, Halloween brings sweet treats and fun, but it also can be dangerous for them. According to the National Safety Council, children are more than…

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October 25, 2019

CRESTON, Iowa -- On Valentine’s Day 2018, at approximately 8:17 p.m., officers with the Creston Police Department conducted a welfare check at 300 East Montgomery Street, Apartment 3. Officers found the apartment’s resident, 45-year-old…

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October 25, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa -- One of Iowa’s most widely celebrated traditions arrives next week. For all the fun that Halloween represents for children, it also can be dangerous and deadly for them. Children are more than twice as likely to be hit…

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October 24, 2019

OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- On October 23, 2019, 35-year-old Richard Samuel Grylls was arrested without incident at his Oskaloosa home. Mr. Grylls was charged with one count of Assault (Class C Felony) and one count of Child Endangerment Causing…

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October 22, 2019

STUART, Iowa -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has filed two (2) counts of Attempt to Commit Murder on A Peace Officer (Class B felony) against Randall Comly. The charges stem from the preliminary complaint alleging…