Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

ISP Logo

For immediate release:
Media Contact:
SAC Mike Krapfl
(563) 599-4239
April 9, 2019  

Former DHS Employee Charged with
Three Counts of Perjury

On April 8th, 2019, Chelsie Gray, a former Social Work II Case Manager with the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) was arrested and charged in Cerro Gordo County with three counts of Perjury under Iowa Code 720.2.  Gray’s arrest is related to testimony she provided in Cerro Gordo County in December of 2017.  The investigation was completed by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Hancock County Attorney’s Office is acting as special prosecutor in this matter at the request of the Cerro Gordo County Attorney’s Office. 

 Links to the Complaints are attached to this press release.

                   CHELSIE JO GRAY

Complaint and Affidavit #1, Perjury
Complaint and Affidavit #2, Perjury
Complaint and Affidavit #3, Perjury


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

                                                                            Facebook        Twitter

To enroll in the DPS E-mail Notification system simply log on to and follow the instructions to enroll as a new user.