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Iowa City police respond to second report of shots fired this week

Iowa City police respond to second report of shots fired this week

Kayli Reese, Cops & Courts Editor

April 8, 2020

Iowa City police responded to multiple shots fired reports near the 1100 block of Arthur Street at 8:41 Tuesday night, according to a press release from the City of Iowa City. Officers on the scene found a residence with gunshot damage, the release said, as well as shell castings in the parki...

Iowa City police respond to reports of shots fired Monday night

Iowa City police respond to reports of shots fired Monday night

Kayli Reese, Cops & Courts Editor

April 7, 2020

Iowa City police responded to multiple reports of shots fired by the 900 block of Cross Park Avenue at around 11:07 p.m. Monday night. According to a release from the City of Iowa City, officers on the scene found a bullet hole near the area but no shell castings. No one reported any injuries in re...

Coralville man charged with assaulting mother of his child

Coralville man charged with assaulting mother of his child

Rin Swann, News Reporter

April 5, 2020

A Coralville man has been charged with wrapping his hands around the neck of the mother of his child and trying to strangle her.  James Duncan, 26, was charged April 3 with second-offense domestic abuse/assault and domestic abuse/assault impeding air/blood causing injury.  According to the arres...

Iowa City woman charged with throwing feces at Johnson County Jail staff member

Iowa City woman charged with throwing feces at Johnson County Jail staff member

Rin Swann, News Reporter

April 5, 2020

An Iowa City woman has been charged with throwing a sandwich filled with feces at a Johnson County Jail Staff Member.  Diana Rivera, 26, 2018 Waterfront Drive, was charged April 2 with assault by inmate with bodily fluids/ secretions.  According to the arrest affidavit, Rivera, an inmate at Joh...

Cedar Rapids woman charged with marijuana possession

Cedar Rapids woman charged with marijuana possession

Rin Swann, News Reporter

April 5, 2020

A Cedar Rapids woman has been charged with possessing over six pounds of marijuana, as well as peanut butter cookies and candy containing THC, within reach her a child.  Amanda Spencer, 37, was charged April 4 with failure to affix tax stamp, controlled substance violation, and endangerment/no inju...

Blotter: April 2-5

Blotter: April 2-5

Rin Swann, News Reporter

April 5, 2020

Joshua Anders, 30, was charged April 1 with public intoxication. James Duncan, 26, was charged April 3 with second-offense domestic abuse/assault and domestic abuse/assault impeding air/blood causing injury.  James Duncan, 26, was charged April 4 with contempt — violation of no contact protectiv...

Reports of gunshots at The Quarters

Reports of gunshots at The Quarters

Kayli Reese, Cops & Courts Editor

April 4, 2020

Iowa City police found evidence of gunshots at The Quarters apartment complex, 2401 Highway 6 E., Friday night. According to a release from the City of Iowa City, officers were called around 9 p.m. Friday to Miami Drive and Arizona Avenue following reports of multiple gunshots heard in the area....

Iowa grad Matthew McDermott appointed to Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa grad Matthew McDermott appointed to Iowa Supreme Court

Kayli Reese, Cops & Courts Editor

April 3, 2020

Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Matthew McDermott, who received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 2000, to the Iowa Supreme Court on Friday. McDermott, of West Des Moines, is filling the vacancy on the court that arose from Justice David Wiggins' retirement, according to a pre...

Blotter: March 30 — April 1

Blotter: March 30 — April 1

Rin Swann, News Reporter

April 1, 2020

Kevin Guaman Dumitru, 22, was charged March 30 with public intoxication and making a non-emergency call.  Samuel Linneman, 22, was charged March 30 with domestic abuse/assault without intent causing injury and endangerment/no injury.  Jerald Navarre, 43, was charged March 30 with false imprisonmen...

Iowa City woman accused of threatening bus driver, breaking bus door

Iowa City woman accused of threatening bus driver, breaking bus door

Rin Swann, News Reporter

March 29, 2020

An Iowa City woman has been accused of attempting to stab a bus driver with an icepick/brush and attempting to attack a police officer.  Diana Rivera, 26, was charged March 28 with assault on peace officers and others, assault use/display of a weapon, second-degree criminal mischief and assault...

Coralville man accused of assaulting woman

Coralville man accused of assaulting woman

Rin Swann, News Reporter

March 29, 2020

A Coralville man has been accused of assaulting a woman to prevent her from leaving the apartment with an infant. Flavy Moningi, 26, was charged March 27 with domestic abuse/assault without intent causing injury and domestic abuse/assault impeding air/blood causing injury. According to the arrest ...

Blotter: March 26-29

Blotter: March 26-29

Rin Swann, News Reporter

March 29, 2020

Brandon Mitchell, 32, was charged March 25 with contempt — violation of a no contact protective order.  Terrence Hawkins, 25, was charged March 26 with domestic abuse/assault impeding flow of air/blood.  Martel McCarty, 34, was charged March 26 with domestic abuse/assault impeding flow of air...