Marshalltown, IA Crime & Safety

Nevada Driver Facing Numerous Charges After Overnight Police Pursuit

(Waukee, IA) — A Nevada driver faces numerous charges after an overnight police pursuit that started in Waukee. Authorities say 34-year-old Rupert Lee Boehling of Sparks, Nevada had children in his car as he tried to outrun officers. K-C-C-I/T-V reports the chase passed through several cities. Boehling’s S-U-V finally came to a stop in front of the Urbandale Public Library where he was taken into custody.
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Nevada Man Arrested in Iowa for Child Endangerment

A Nevada man has been detained by authorities in Iowa after leading police on an overnight chase while in possession of drugs and with kids in his vehicle. KCCI reports that the man was arrested in Dallas County, Iowa after leading police on an overnight police chase through multiple cities in the Hawkeye state.

Nevada man with drugs tries to flee cops with kids in car

A Nevada man allegedly carrying drugs attempted to elude law enforcement on U.S. Interstate 80 early Monday, endangering his children, who were passengers. Rupert Lee Boehling, 35, of 1990 Oddie Blvd., Sparks, Nevada, was charged with eluding, two counts of child endangerment, first-offense possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia and issued a citation for failure to stop in assured clear distance.
Sioux City Journal

Lincoln City Council OKs contract making police officers highest-paid in the state

The Lincoln City Council on Monday unanimously approved a three-year contract that will make the city’s police officers the highest-paid in the state. Council members supported the contract, which will cost the city $3.2 million this year and $5 million in the second year of the biennial budget, saying public safety is a priority.

‘Hero Weekend’ honors Jesup officer killed in the line of duty

JESUP, Iowa (KCRG) - An Iowa State Patrol trooper killed in the line of duty was honored by his church Saturday. Jesup Bible Fellowship hosted “Hero Weekend” to honor Sgt. Jim Smith. He was shot and killed last year while attempting to make an arrest in Grundy Center.

Cops and Neighborhoods United Zone 2 Meeting

The Newton Police Department is holding neighborhood outreach meetings in each zone starting in August. These meetings will allow residents to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhood. Meet the officers assigned to your zone and establish connections with your neighbors. We look forward to seeing you!
Sioux City Journal

Lincoln man accused of delivering fentanyl that led to man's overdose

Lincoln police have arrested a man suspected of selling fentanyl that led to an overdose last year. Prosecutors charged Pau Lantos, 34, with delivery of a controlled substance and four counts of possession (fentanyl, hydrocodone, methamphetamine and alprazolam, which also is known as Xanax), all felonies. Lincoln Police Investigator Forrest...
Sioux City Journal

Lincoln man sentenced to prison for attacking stranger downtown

A five-time convicted felon who randomly attacked a 62-year-old man in downtown Lincoln last year has been sentenced to three to five years in prison. Gabriel A. Sterling, 36, told Lancaster County District Judge Kevin McManaman at his sentencing Thursday that he didn't remember the incident. "But that still doesn't...