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February 23, 2017

Iowa DCI Investigating Death in Sumner

SUMNER, Iowa -- On February 22, 2017, at 7:57 am, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call from 17486 T Avenue in Sumner, Iowa on the report of an unresponsive male lying at the end of the driveway of the residence. 

February 17, 2017

Lake Mills Man Arrested for On-Going Criminal Conduct

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Iowa -- On Friday February 17, 2017, Randall Alan Finer, age 53, of Lake Mills, Iowa was arrested for on-going criminal conduct a class “B” felony, in violation of Iowa Code §706A.1 (5) & 706A.2 (4).  The arrest stems from a two year investigation by the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI).

February 15, 2017

Former Office Manager Arrested, Charged with Theft

BENTON COUNTY, Iowa -- Around 12:00AM, February 15, 2017, Amber Bonlander was arrested in Knox County, Illinois, by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office for Theft in the First Degree.

February 14, 2017

Iowa DCI Investigating Shooting in Waterloo

WATERLOO, Iowa -- On Sunday, February 12, 2017, at approximately 2:48pm, Waterloo Police Officers were dispatched to a Kwik Star convenience store located at 707 Broadway Street in Waterloo, Iowa, on a report of a male with a gun. 

February 13, 2017

Update: Death Investigation in Wever

WEVER, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release from the Lee County Sheriff's Office being posted and disseminated by the Iowa DCI Public Information Officer. The Iowa DCI is assisting with this investigaiton. Please note: no further information will be released at this time. Once information is available, it will be sent out.

February 3, 2017

Camanche Shooter Identified

CAMANCHE, Iowa -- The individual identified for shooting Nicholas Luskey has been identified as Derick Carroll, 25, of Clinton, Iowa.  Carroll has cooperated with investigators and the investigation is ongoing.  No arrest has been made in this investigation. 

February 2, 2017

Camanche Death Investigation

CAMANCHE, Iowa -- On February 1, 2017, Camanche Police Department was dispatched to 616 5th Avenue reference shots being fired in the vicinity.  Upon arrival, law enforcement found Nicholas Luskey (22) lying near a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound to the mid torso.  Luskey was transported to Mercy Medical Center and subsequently to the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City where he was pronounced dead at approximately 2:44 PM. The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) was called in to assist with the investigation.

February 1, 2017

Tow to Go Launches in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa -- This is a press release in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB), AAA and Budweiser.

February 1, 2017

Victim Identified in Keokuk Homicide

KEOKUK, Iowa – Lori Lynn Williams, 54, has been identified as the victim of the homicide currently being investigated by the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Keokuk Police Department.

January 31, 2017

DPS to Hold Press Conference on New Tow to Go Program

DES MOINES, Iowa -- This is a press release in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB), AAA and Budweiser.

January 31, 2017

Keokuk Man Charged with Murder

KEOKUK, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release being posted and disseminated by the Iowa DCI Public Information Officer. The Iowa DCI is assisting with this investigation.

January 27, 2017

Iowa DCI Investigating Death in Emmet County

EMMET COUNTY, Iowa – On January 25, 2017, a Dickinson County Sheriff’s deputy observed a subject, later identified as Alexander Lee Graves, 19, of Kansas City, MO, driving a vehicle that had been previously reported as stolen out of Sac County, IA.  The deputy attempted to initiate a stop, but Graves fled in the vehicle.

January 27, 2017

Victim Identified in Hartford Fatal Fire

HARTFORD, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and DPS's State Fire Marshal Division (SFM). This is a press release being posted and disseminated by the Iowa DCI/SFM Public Information Officer on behalf of the Warren County Attorney's Office. The Iowa DCI is assisting with this investigaiton.

January 24, 2017

Report Released on Fire Services Training Bureau

DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, January 24, 2017, the Iowa Department of Public Safety is releasing a report sent to the Commissioner on the findings of the internal investigation surrounding the improper scoring of tests at the DPS’s State Fire Marshal Division’s (SFM) Fire Services Training Bureau (FSTB).

January 22, 2017

Iowa DCI Investigating Narcotics Related Shooting in Waterloo

WATERLOO, Iowa -- On January 22, 2017, at about 7:20 am, law enforcement officers with the Tri-County Drug Task Force in Waterloo conducted a narcotics transaction at the Awesome Car Wash at 2180 Logan Avenue in Waterloo, Iowa.  During the transaction, two suspects from Minnesota arrived at the location to deliver narcotics to undercover officers.

January 20, 2017

Iowa DCI, SFM & IOSME Assisting with Fire, Death Investigation

HARTFORD, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and DPS's State Fire Marshal Division (SFM). This is a press release being posted and disseminated by the Iowa DCI/SFM Public Information Officer on behalf of the Warren County Attorney's Office. The Iowa DCI is assisting with this investigaiton.

January 12, 2017

Update on Sumner Home Invasion Investigation

SUMNER, Iowa -- On Friday, January 6, 2017, at about 10:55 pm, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 1359 Whitetail Avenue in Sumner, Iowa, reporting that someone at the residence had been shot.  Deputies responded and located one person who had been injured and another person who is deceased.   The deceased subject was identified as Steven Anthony, 46, of Davenport, Iowa.

January 10, 2017

Iowa DCI Investigating Shooting in Maquoketa

MAQUOKETA, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release from the Maquoketa Police Department being posted and disseminated by the Iowa DCI Public Information Officer. The Iowa DCI is assisting with this investigation.

January 8, 2017

Iowa DCI Investigating Home Invasion, Death

SUMNER, Iowa -- On Friday, January 6th, 2017, at about 10:55 pm, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 1359 Whitetail Avenue in Sumner, Iowa, reporting that someone at the residence had been shot.  Deputies responded and located one person who had been injured and another person who is deceased.   The deceased subject was identified as Steven Anthony, 46, of Davenport, Iowa.

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