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ICPD Arrests Feces-Covered Transient
Lang
8-28-14

Iowa City Police have arrested a transient they say was found unconscious and covered in his own feces.

Officers responded to Shelter House on Southgate Avenue at 4:30 Saturday afternoon referencing a medical issue. They arrived to find 57-year-old Daniel Paul Wren on the floor of the men’s room, passed out with his pants around his
IC Man Accused of Threatening Co-Workers with Revolver, Stun Gun
Lang
8-28-14

Allegedly threatening his co-workers with a revolver and a stun gun has lead to an Iowa City man’s arrest.

Police say that on the afternoon of August 19th 29-year-old Luis Joel Ramirez-Hernandez was travelling with co-workers near the corner of Court and Cherry Streets when he pulled out a stun gun and
Inclement Weather to Affect Parking for Saturday’s Football Game
Lang
8-28-14

The combination of rain that has already fallen and predictions for additional rain will result in at least half of the available football gameday parking on grass surfaces at the University of Iowa’s Finkbine Golf Course to not be available for Saturday’s football game.

The UI
USPS Signs Lease with Pepperwood Plaza
Lang
8-28-14

The United States Post Office has signed a lease for space at Pepperwood Plaza.

The ten-year lease was signed in July and officially took effect on August 1st. It includes the former site of Tuesday Morning and Chocolate Block.

The move would seem to indicate that the USPS is moving ahead with plans to move the Iowa City post office
Appeals Court Upholds “L’il Bit” Sentence
Lang
8-28-14

The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the 25-year prison sentence of the man known as “Li’l Bit”.

Last summer 35-year-old Ahkinea Cox was sentenced after pleading guilty to one charge of 1st Degree Robbery and two counts of 2nd Degree Robbery. Cox, also known as “L’il Bit,”
Iowa City Woman Arrested After Domestic Incident
Murphy
8-27-14

A domestic incident involving a knife led to the arrest of an Iowa City woman on Saturday night.
Iowa City police responded to a report of weapon use, and found 24-year-old Dania Filsaime arguing with her boyfriend. As the argument intensified, Filsaime grabbed a knife. After trying to stop her, the boyfriend ran into a
Chicago Man Charged in 2011 Iowa City Assaults
Murphy
8-27-14

A Chicago man who assaulted his wife and daughter in 2011 has been arrested and charged with child endangerment and domestic abuse assault.

On October 8, 2011, Steven D. Piggott was confronted by his wife, who accused him of seeing another woman. Piggott stated “You’re going to make me put my hands on you,” a
Multiple Burglaries Lead to Arrest of North Liberty Man
Murphy
8-27-14

A North Liberty man was arrested on Tuesday after committing multiple burglaries in the area, with the help of a pair of underage accomplices.

18-year-old Deandre R. Davis of Golfview Court was charged with ongoing criminal conduct. Davis, along with two juveniles, stole numerous items from vehicles between July 20 and
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