A man threatened Thursday night to kill himself and any police officer
who approached him in a parking lot near U.S. Highway 30 on the east
side of Carroll, according to Police Chief Brad Burke.
The burglary suspects who were on the lam and sought for two weeks by
the Carroll County Sheriff’s office this month stole about $1,400 worth
of merchandise from the local Wal-Mart in April, according to court
Investigators are still combing through phone records to uncover those
who were responsible for a January arson that torched the Pizza Ranch in
Jefferson, according to the town’s police chief.
Carroll Police Chief Brad Burke is troubled by what he sees as drivers’
reckless use of cellphones while motoring along in the region.
If Doug Bass had followed the wishes his dad had for him 50-some years
ago, instead of receiving the Law Enforcement of the Year Award at the
American Legion State Convention in Coralville last month, he’d have
spent his career growing corn and soybean crops and raising livestock.
Carroll police officers will meet monthly with residents for coffee and
small talk to improve their relationship with the community.
A 71-year-old Carroll man put a handgun to his head and threatened to
kill himself and harm the nurse who stopped at his house to check on him
Thursday afternoon, according to Police Chief Brad Burke.
College students held a party May 1 about 5 miles north of Auburn that
was supposed to feature fights for money, but the partygoers fled when
law officers arrived about 12:20 a.m.
A security camera captured the man who went into Pizza Ranch in
Jefferson in January and set it afire, but investigators can’t tell who
A 30-year-old Westside man who helps lead a prominent philanthropic
organization in Carroll faces two felony charges for sexually abusing a
Audubon police have arrested a fourth person for his role in last
month’s armed robbery of the Subway restaurant in town, and the
19-year-old man told investigators that items stolen from another
business were located at a house associated with the man who robbed the
restaurant, according to court records.
No community is immune to vandals using spray paint to graffiti
buildings or private property, but in Jefferson the criminals seem to be
more politically involved than elsewhere.
A 75-year-old Lidderdale man has been jailed for two months in Minnesota for allegedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old relative.
A 40-year-old Jefferson man faces up to 25 years in prison for allegedly
selling methamphetamine at a Coon Rapids gas station and service center
where he worked as a mechanic.
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