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Articles Tagged: Linn County Sheriff’s Office
Crime and Courts Mar. 17, 2023 8:30 pm14d ago
Capt. Randy Rowland was 21 years old when he was hired as a deputy sheriff with the Linn County Sheriff’s Office in 1980. Now, at 64, he’s retiring after working for the county for almost 43 years.
Crime and Courts Feb. 28, 2023 5:01 pm31d ago
Two adults were found dead Tuesday morning after deputies responded to reports of a shooting at a home on Jordans Grove Road, northeast of Marion
News Feb. 23, 2023 3:24 pm36d ago
A former secretary for the Linn County Sheriff’s Office was fired after she allegedly looked up 55 cases — that she had no work-related reason to access — in a shared database between the sheriff’s office and the Cedar Rapids Police Department.
Local Government Jan. 31, 2023 5:00 pm59d ago
In a bid to recruit and retain qualified workers to Linn County while grappling with record-high inflation, the county compensation board suggested bumping salaries 12 percent for the county sheriff and attorney, and 10 percent for others.
Crashes Dec. 14, 2022 5:09 pm107d ago
One person was killed Wednesday morning in a crash outside Cedar Rapids, at the intersection of Highway 13 and Mount Vernon Road SE, according to a news release from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.
News Nov. 25, 2022 3:10 pm126d ago
The annual Run CRANDIC spring marathon between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids will not return in 2023.
Crashes Oct. 18, 2022 6:32 pm164d ago
The pickup entered the median, crossed over the westbound lanes and struck a grain bin north of the roadway.
Campaigns & Elections Oct. 12, 2022 7:53 am170d ago
Linn County Attorney Nick Maybanks and Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner encouraged Iowans to vote no on the proposed gun rights amendment that will be on the November ballot.
Crime and Courts Oct. 6, 2022 5:32 pm176d ago
A Linn County Deputy, who was shot several times while responding to an armed robbery last year, was awarded a Purple Heart Award Tuesday by the Iowa State Police Association.
Crashes Oct. 2, 2022 3:38 pm180d ago
The girl driving the Chevrolet Malibu was transported by ambulance for treatment of minor injuries.
Crime and Courts Sep. 30, 2022 6:00 am183d ago
Katelyne A. Marquez of Cedar Rapids died after she was brought to a Hiawatha hospital on Sept. 7. Her death is being investigated by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.
Fires Sep. 17, 2022 2:57 pm195d ago
The property owners of the acreage in the 5800 block of Quality Ridge Road had a burn permit for brush and were burning an area north of the vacant house
Crime and Courts Sep. 8, 2022 3:03 pm204d ago
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a female who was brought to the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room in Hiawatha Wednesday night, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office
News Aug. 16, 2022 4:09 pm227d ago
The child has severe bite wounds but is “generally improving.”