Ongoing Investigation: Keokuk County

Mitch Mortvedt
Assistant Director, Division of Criminal Investigation

February 1, 2024

KEOKUK COUNTY, Iowa - Today, investigators from the Division of Criminal Investigation, Ottumwa Police Department, and the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 2100 block of Highway 78 near Ollie. 

This is an ongoing investigation. There is no known threat to the public related to this investigation. 

Additional information will be released by the DCI on Friday, February 2, 2024. 


The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.