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 enforcement officers were dispatched to the area following reports of a male who was armed with a shotgun. The Burlington Police Department and Des Moines County Sheriff's Office searched the area and upon arrival, the Des Moines County Sheriff and Deputies made contact with Stone Thomas Graham (18 years old) who immediately fired the shotgun at officers. The Deputies returned fire at Graham who sustained one gunshot wound to the leg and continued to flee the scene. Graham was later taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Great River Medical Center for medical treatment. The two deputies were:

          Des Moines County Deputy Dilan Beaird
          Des Moines County Sergeant Kevin Glendening

The deputies are cooperating with the investigation. The Des Moines County Attorney referred the review of the investigation to the Attorney General’s Office. The investigation continues and once completed, the findings will be submitted to the Iowa Attorney General’s Office for review. No additional information will be released at this time.

Previous Burlington Police Department Press Release - November  7, 2019


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.

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