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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Additional Details: Law Enforcement Seek Wanted Subject

Emmetsburg, IOWA --- The Emmetsburg Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are seeking assistance from the public in locating James Michael Pietrarosso.  Pietrarosso is a 32 years old male from the Emmetsburg, Iowa area.  He is wanted for Attempted Murder, Sexual Assault in the First Degree, and First Degree Burglary committed in the morning hours of November 12, 2011 within the City of Emmetsburg.

At the time of the commission of the crimes, Pietrarosso was out on Bond on drug-related offenses following an investigation in June of this year. 

Pietrarosso was last seen in the Spencer, Iowa area.  His whereabouts are unknown at this time. The Emmetsburg Police Department is asking for your assistance in locating this subject.  If you or anyone you know has information that would assist law enforcment in locating and arresting Pietrarosso, please contact your local Law Enforcement at 9-1-1, or The Emmetsburg Police Department at 712-852-2424.

James Michael Pietrarosso, 32 yrs.

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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