March 24, 2021

ANAMOSA, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is an update being distributed on behalf of the Iowa Department of Corrections as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's on-going investigation of this case. Please see below the Complaint & Affidavit, criminal charges and photos following announcements at a press conference today at the Anamosa State Penitentiary with comments from Iowa Department of Corrections Director Beth Skinner and Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent In Charge Rick Rahn.  

KCCI-TV Facebook Live Feed Press Conference - March 24, 2021

Complaint & Affidavit

Criminal Charges

PHOTO: Michael Dutcher

Link to Michael Dutcher photo

PHOTO: Thomas Woodard

Link to Thomas Woodard photo


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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