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Iowa City Police Log to become a coffee table book

Chris Patton, the man behind the ICPD police log, standing in front of the Alder Journalism Building.

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor

September 8, 2020

RABID SQUIRREL IN THE AREA, ATTACKING PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYING TO ATTEND THE CALLER^S GARAGE SALE, SQUIRREL SEEMS TO BE A FIGHTER SINCE IT IS MISSING AN EYE — Iowa City Police Log (@IC_ActivityLog) February 25, 2019 For more than five years, Iowa City resident and UI graduate Chris Patton has logged over 15,000 excerpts from the Iowa City Police Log on a Twi...

Blotter: September 8

Blotter: September 8

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 8, 2020

Keith Marks Collins, 48, was charged Sept. 7 with public intoxication and trespassing.  Rontavius Robert Lee Farmer, 30, was charged Sept. 7 with possession of marijuana.  Thomas Warren Finley, 32, was charged Sept. 7 with possession of a controlled substance, operating while under the influen...

Iowa City man accused of stealing a Moped

Iowa City man accused of stealing a Moped

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 8, 2020

An Iowa City man has been accused of second-degree theft.  Andrew Lee Pearson, 36, address unknown, was charged Sept. 7 with second-degree theft and domestic abuse assault.  According to the arrest affidavit, officers found the stolen moped when responding to a domestic complaint at 1024 E. Market ...

Coralville Prison Inmate dies due to complications likely related to COVID-19

File photo (Nick Rohlman/The Daily Iowan)

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor

September 8, 2020

A Coralville inmate was pronounced dead on Sunday, likely due to complications related to COVID-19 and multiple preexisting medical conditions, a Tuesday press release from the Iowa Department of Corrections said. Inmate Richard Leroy Peters was pronounced dead at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday in a hos...

Blotter: Sept. 4 – 7

Blotter: Sept. 4 - 7

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 7, 2020

Juan Miguel Pizzarro, 42, was charged Sept. 3 with two counts of violation of a no contact order.  James Demetrious Shumate, 44, was charged Sept. 3 with driving while barred – habitual offender.  Raichel Kay Stewart, 26, was charged Sept. 3 with forgery, unauthorized use of a credit c...

North Liberty man accused of conspiracy to commit a felony

North Liberty man accused of conspiracy to commit a felony

September 7, 2020

A man has been accused of conspiracy to commit a felony. Keashaun Shammon Hayes, 30, North Liberty, was charged on Sept. 6 with conspiracy to commit a non-forcible felony. According to the arrest affidavit, Hayes was arrested on Aug. 19 for domestic abuse assault, third offense in Johnson Count...

Iowa City woman accused of forgery

Iowa City woman accused of forgery

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 7, 2020

An Iowa City woman has been accused of forgery, unauthorized use of a credit card, and third-degree theft. Raichel Kay Stewart, 26, 2100 S. Scott Blvd., Iowa City, was charged Sept. 3 with forgery, unauthorized use of a credit card, and third-degree theft.  According to the arrest affidavi...

Decision in lawsuit between Iowa City schools, state education agency against the state to come next week

The Iowa City Community School District sign is seen on April 29, 2019.

Brian Grace, News Reporter

September 3, 2020

Iowa State Education Association and Iowa City school district seek temporary injunction on in-person class mandate.

Video shows Iowa State Patrol ordering tear gas on protesters on June 3

A protester puts their bicycle on the ground before sitting down in front of police officers. Officers fired tear gas on the crowd after protesters disobeyed an order not to advance. Several protesters reported that no one in the crowd made physical contact with officers before being tear gassed unexpectedly. This protestor sat on the ground amid a cloud of tear gas for several minutes.

Caleb McCullough, Politics Editor

September 3, 2020

Body camera videos of Iowa City protesters being tear gassed by police were released by the city Thursday, confirming what Mayor Bruce Teague said after the incident, that the Iowa State Patrol gave the order to use tear gas on the protesters. The two videos, each more than an hour long, offer ne...

North Liberty man accused of assaulting a peace officer 

North Liberty man accused of assaulting a peace officer 

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 3, 2020

A North Liberty man has been charged with assaulting a peace officer with a weapon.  Corey David Coulson, 45, 105 Juniper Ct., North Liberty, was charged Sept. 2 with assaulting a peace officer with a weapon.  According to the arrest affidavit, Coulson is accused of approaching police officers with...

Blotter: September 3

Blotter: September 3

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 3, 2020

Corey David Coulson, 45, was charged Sept. 2 with assaulting a peace officer with a weapon.  Michael James Herring, 58, was charged Sept. 2 with public intoxication, trespassing, and possession of a controlled substance.  John Nicholas Sinnott, 40, was charged Sept. 2 with operating while under the influence ...

Blotter: September 2

Blotter: September 2

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 2, 2020

Luke Kenneth Beckner, 18, was charged Sept. 1 with unlawful possession of prescription drugs. Matthew David Charles Bruce, 24, was charged Sept.1 with interference with official acts and nine counts of assault with intent of injuring peace officers. Tyrice Davis, 49, was charged Sept. 1 with id...