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Iowa News: ER Nurse, James Allen Moorehead Who Stole Patient Pain Medications Pleads Guilty

Previously Lost License for Opioid Theft in 2008 Cedar Rapids, Io. – A registered nurse who used patient identities to steal hydrocodone pain pills while employed in a hospital emergency room pled guilty August 13, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. James Allen Moorehead, age 58, from Mason City, Iowa, pled guilty to one … Continue reading Iowa News: ER Nurse, James Allen Moorehead Who Stole Patient Pain Medications Pleads Guilty

Iowa News: Woman, Lauren Nicole Ward Convicted for Selling Pounds of Methamphetamine in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids, Ia. – A woman who sold at least five pounds of ice methamphetamine pled guilty August 9, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Lauren Nicole Ward, age 30, originally from Newport News, Virginia, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. At a previous court hearing, evidence showed that, beginning in August 2017, Ward … Continue reading Iowa News: Woman, Lauren Nicole Ward Convicted for Selling Pounds of Methamphetamine in Cedar Rapids

Iowa News: Dubuque Man, Javontae Ernie Grisson Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearm as a Drug User

Evidence Indicated He Was Also Trafficking Firearms Cedar Rapids, Ia. – A man who possessed a .357 Magnum revolver as an unlawful user of marijuana pled guilty August 13, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Javontae Ernie Grisson, age 22, from Dubuque, Iowa, was convicted of possession of a firearm by a drug user. A … Continue reading Iowa News: Dubuque Man, Javontae Ernie Grisson Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearm as a Drug User

Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for flooding, severe weather

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a letter Wednesday to be delivered to President Donald Trump requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 30 Iowa counties where significant damage was sustained from severe storms and flooding from June 6-July 2, 2018. The governor requested funding under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public … Continue reading Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for flooding, severe weather

Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Zachary Hindman as district court judge

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Thursday announced her appointment of Zachary Hindman as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 3B. Hindman, of Sioux City, received his law degree from Drake University Law School and his undergraduate degree from Morningside College.  He currently practices law as a partner at Mayne, Hindman … Continue reading Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Zachary Hindman as district court judge

Iowa News: Council Bluffs, Iowa Man, Dale Volney Freeman, Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – Yesterday, the Honorable Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger sentenced Dale Volney Freeman, 45, of Council Bluffs to 120 months in prison for possession of methamphetamine announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum.  Freeman was also ordered to serve seven years of supervised release following his imprisonment and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund. … Continue reading Iowa News: Council Bluffs, Iowa Man, Dale Volney Freeman, Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

Iowa News: Sioux City Area Drug Distributors Sentenced to Federal Prison

Loaded assault rifle and $150,000 found in local residence which served as hub for meth trafficking ring Sioux City, Iowa – Five men and three women who conspired to distribute methamphetamine in the Sioux City area were sentenced to prison terms ranging from 84 to 204 months following guilty pleas entered over the past year. … Continue reading Iowa News: Sioux City Area Drug Distributors Sentenced to Federal Prison

MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Investigators still baffled by disappearance of Iowa student

MONTEZUMA, Iowa — Blake and Dalton Jack were planning to leave their small Iowa town Wednesday for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Dominican Republic. Blake, 23, was planning to marry his fiancee in a beachside ceremony in front of Dalton, 20, and Dalton’s longtime girlfriend, Mollie Tibbetts. Blake jokingly told his brother that he should … Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Investigators still baffled by disappearance of Iowa student