This week's local crime and court updates from Sioux City Journal.
(18) updates to this series since Updated
The man, a case worker for Hope Haven, assaulted a 23-year-old man May 5, 2019, at a Rock Valley apartment and caused sinus and skull fractures.
The former clerk, 71, pleaded guilty to stealing funds from the village over a two-and-a-half year span. She was fired in June 2019.
David Davenport, 66, died in October at a Sioux City hospital, a day after he was found unresponsive at a rental home at his property.
The 30-year-old man is on parole for a felony drug conviction.
The police department said it "was made aware of concerning social media posts" in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Police say two passengers began assaulting the driver at roughly 3 a.m. while displaying a weapon. Demanding money, the suspects allegedly stole the driver's wallet.
Wells Fargo Trust Company is asking a judge to rule the city is obligated to continue $225,000 monthly payments tied to the financing of the currently shuttered biofuel and wastewater treatment plant. The city contends it is not required to do so.
According to a criminal complaint, the suspect returned to a party where he had been to look for his cell phone. He allegedly accused two people helping him look of taking it, left and returned with a knife he used to stab the two people, one fatally.
Elwood Grant, 30, pleaded guilty to first-degree theft, a charge that was reduced from first-degree robbery as part of a plea agreement.
According to court documents, the man stabbed a Milford man during an altercation at a house, and stole a golf cart from another Milford home before crashing it into a ditch.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, the woman was involved with others who sold more than 10 pounds of meth in the Iowa Great Lakes area in the summer of 2019.
Police arrested the man and a second person after a school counselor said an 11-year-old-girl had told him that the man had been touching her inappropriately both over and under her clothing since she was 7.
The man began taking cash from a register at the store on Sept. 30, 2018 -- a little more than a month after the store opened -- and continued to take money from cash registers on a daily basis.
During a police interview, the man, then 19, admitted that he had sex with the girl and told investigators he wished he had not done it.
According to court documents, Gregg Winterfeld and Grant Wilson were arguing May 9 when Winterfeld pulled a Ruger .22-caliber revolver on Wilson and shot him in the forehead.
The man put the nozzle of a gasoline can through a partially open bedroom door and began to pour gas inside. He attempted to throw a lighted piece of paper into the bedroom, saying the woman and child inside were "gonna burn," court documents said.