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News

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December 11, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is now able to identify the subject shot by a Fort Madison police officer during the late evening hours of December 10, 2019. That…

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December 11, 2019

FORT MADISON, Iowa --  On December 10, 2019, at approximately 10:56 PM the Fort Madison Police Department was called to a local manufacturing warehouse reference an individual armed with a handgun.  Upon arrival, law enforcement…

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December 10, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Governor Kim Reynolds, Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg and Department of Public Safety Commissioner Stephan Bayens honored heroic citizens and First Responders at the 2019 Sullivan Brothers’ Award of Valor and…

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December 6, 2019

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- On Wednesday December 4, 2019, Chad Alan Wessels was arrested in Rock Rapids, Iowa, for First Degree Theft, a Class C Felony.  Mr. Wessels was the George Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) Treasurer from February 2014…

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December 5, 2019

LUVERNE, Iowa -- As a result of the ongoing investigation regarding the shooting at the Security State Bank in LuVerne, Iowa, on December 4th, 2019, a subject has been arrested and charged.  That subject is identified as Valentino…

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December 5, 2019

DES MOINES, 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 United States Attorney's Office for the Southern…

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December 4, 2019

KOSSUTH County, 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 Kossuth County Sheriff's Office. The DCI is…

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December 4, 2019

KOSSUTH County, 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 Kossuth County Sheriff's Office. The DCI is…

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November 26, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the launch of a new, redesigned website – dps.iowa.gov. The improved site provides customers…

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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…