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February 23, 2015

Cause of Death Released in Fort Dodge Fire

Fort Dodge, IOWA -- On February 23, 2015, autopsies were performed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner by Jonathan Thompson, MD, Associate State Medical Examiner, on the bodies recovered from inside a home after a fire at 703 4th Avenue North in Fort Dodge, Iowa. 

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February 23, 2015

Fort Dodge Fatal House Fire

Please note: This is a press release from the Fort Dodge Fire Department. This is not a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) State Fire Marshal Division (SFM). The State Fire Marshal Division is assiting with this investigation.

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February 21, 2015

Burlington Homicide Investigation Update

Please note: This is a press release from the Burlington Police Department. This is not a press release directly from the Iowa DCI. The Iowa DCI is assiting with this investigation.

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February 17, 2015

Burlington Homicide Investigation

Please note: This is a press release from the Burlington Police Department. This is not a press release directly from the Iowa DCI. The Iowa DCI is assiting with this investigation.

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February 9, 2015

Remains Found in Burlington Identified

***This is a press release published by the Burlington Police Department. This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). The Iowa DCI was involved in this investigation.***

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February 4, 2015

Media Advisory: Meet and Greet with Commissioner Ryan

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) newly appointed Commissioner Roxann Ryan will be holding a press conference today, February 4, 2015, at 2:30PM.

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February 3, 2015

Major Snowstorm Response Totals

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa State Patrol Communication Centers were busy fielding calls during this past weekend’s major snowstorm.

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January 30, 2015

Additional Charges Filed in Columbus Junction Infant Death

Louisa County, IOWA -- On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, additional criminal charges were filed in the District Court in and for Louisa County on Oscar Jimenez, for his role in the death of Marleen Jimenez.

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January 28, 2015

Man Pleads Guilty to Murder on Meskwaki Settlement

Cedar Rapids, IOWA -- Jonathan Youngbear, 21, of Meskwaki National Settlement, Iowa, plead guilt, today, in Federal Court in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Below is a press release from the United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa. This is not a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). The Iowa DCI assisted with the initial investigation.

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January 27, 2015

Victims' Names Released in Osceola Homicides

Osceola, IOWA -- The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner has identified the two victims of the double homicide in Osceola. They are: Erick Reyna, 22, of Osceola, Iowa, and Noe Flores Rascon, 27, of Osceola, Iowa.

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January 27, 2015

State Fire Marshal Distributes Smoke Alarms

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) State Fire Marshal Division (SFM) received an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for $250,000.  With this grant, the State Fire Marshal Division was able to purchase 10,000 smoke detectors and 10,000 ten-year lithium batteries.

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January 26, 2015

Update on Iowa DCI Investigation in Columbus Junction

Columbus Junction, IOWA -- On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at approximately 10:38 AM, four month old Marleen Jimenez of Columbus Junction, Iowa, died at the University of Iowa Hospital. 

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January 26, 2015

Creston Woman Arrested and Charged with Theft from Creston
Automotive

Creston, IOWA -- In October 2014, the Creston Police Department received a report of missing money from the local Ford dealership, Creston Automotive.  A joint investigation was initiated by the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Creston Police Department. 

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January 26, 2015

Four Arrested and Charged in Weekend Double Death Investigation

Osceola, IOWA -- On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Osceola Police Department received a report of two (2) persons who had gone missing during the evening hours on Friday, January 23, 2015.

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January 26, 2015

Media Advisory: Notice of Press Conference

Osceola, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), along with the Osceola Police Department, will hold a press conference this morning in regards to a double death investigation.

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January 26, 2015

Ottumwa Police Make Arrest with Help from DPS' Division of
Intelligence and Fusion Center

Ottumwa, IOWA -- On Friday, January 23, 2015, Ottumwa Police arrested a 24 year old male on outstanding arrest warrants for 1st Degree Murder and Escape from Custody. In doing so, Ottumwa Police requested and received assistance from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center (DOI). The assistance from DOI helped Ottumwa Police locate and arrest this suspect.

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January 22, 2015

Additional Arrests Made in Marshalltown Death Investigation

Additional arrests have been made in the Marshalltown Death Investigation from this past weekend. This is not a press release from the Iowa DCI. The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) assisted the Marshalltown Police Department with the investigation.

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January 22, 2015

Iowa DCI Assists Burlington PD with Body Found

Burlington, IOWA -- This is a press release from the Burlington Police Department. The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), along with the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner has been called to assist with this investigation

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January 21, 2015

Iowa DCI Investigation in Columbus Junction

Columbus Junction, IOWA -- On January 19, 2015, the Columbus Junction Police Department received information of injuries to a four month old child.  The child was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital where she is being treated for severe head trauma and remains in critical condition.  

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January 19, 2015

Suspect in Chariton Shooting Taken Into Custody

Chariton, IOWA – At approximately 10:00 PM, Robert Eugene Graham, 45, was taken into custody in Missouri.  Graham was taken into custody without incident at Poosey State Park in Livingston County by members of the Grundy and Livingston County Sheriff’s Offices and the Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT Team.  Graham is currently being held at the Livingston County Jail.

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January 19, 2015

Update: Iowa DCI Investigating Shooting in Chariton

Chariton, IOWA – Authorities are still attempting to locate Robert Eugene Graham.  A warrant for Attempted Murder has now been issued for Graham.  The victim is Gayle Darrah, 33, who resided at the Court Avenue address in Chariton.  Darrah is still in critical condition at a local hospital.  Graham is still considered to be armed and dangerous.

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January 18, 2015

Iowa DCI Investigating Death in Marshalltown

Marshalltown, IOWA -- This is a press release from the Marshalltown Police Department. The Marshalltown Police Department has requested the assistance of the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the DCI's Crime Scene Team.

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January 16, 2015

Second Update on DCI Investigation in Burlington

Burlington, IOWA -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) continues its’ investigation into the January 6, 2015, shooting death of Autumn Steele. 

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January 16, 2015

Iowa DCI Investigates Shooting in Chariton

Chariton, IOWA – At approximately 7:13 am, the Lucas County Dispatch Center received a 911 call in reference to a female being shot outside a residence.  Chariton Police officers responded to 1701 Court Avenue in Chariton. 

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January 15, 2015

Iowa DCI Makes Arrest in Hot Lotto Ticket Investigation

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), along with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office have filed charges and have made an arrest in the Hot Lotto Ticket Investigation.

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January 15, 2015

Media Advisory: DCI Press Conference

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) will be holding a press conference today, January 15, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at DPS Headquarters (215 East 7th Street, Des Moines, Iowa).

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January 13, 2015

ADVISORY: DPS Training Exercise

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) would like to advise of a training exercise that will take place on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DPS investigators will be executing crime scene training exercises.

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January 12, 2015

Iowa DCI and U.S. Attorney's Office Investigate and Prosecute Child
Pornography Cases

December 2014 -- The United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Iowa, along with the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation's (DCI) Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) have investigated and prosecuted three child pornography cases.

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January 9, 2015

DPS Internal Investigation Complete on Personnel Matter

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) has completed its internal investigation into the alleged speeding incident involving Captain Ken Clary of the Iowa State Patrol.

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January 8, 2015

Marshalltown Officers' Actions found Justified

Des Moines, IOWA -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has completed its investigation of the officer involved shooting that occurred in Marshalltown on December 17, 2014.

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January 7, 2015

UPDATE on DCI Investigation in Burlington

Burlington, IOWA -- Autumn Mae Steele, 34, died while being treated for an apparent gunshot she received when officers of the Burlington Police Department responded to a domestic call in the 100 block of South Garfield Ave.

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January 6, 2015

Preliminary Snowstorm Response Numbers from the Iowa State
Patrol

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January 6, 2015

DCI Investigation in Burlingtion

Burlington, IOWA -- On Tuesday, January 6, at approximately 10:25 a.m., officers from the Burlington Police Department responded to a domestic dispute in the 100-block of South Garfield Avenue in Burlington, Iowa, which resulted in a shooting incident.  

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