This week's local crime and court updates from Sioux City Journal.
(16) updates to this series since Updated
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Thompson was stopped twice by law enforcement officers in 2019 and found in possession of meth. He had been selling sizable quantities of meth since he had been released from federal prison.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, three teenage girls at a party reported the man touched them inappropriately or attempted to do so. When the girls confronted him, he threatened to kill them and their families.
Police Chief Rex Mueller said in a statement that many of the violent crimes reported were gun-related.
When her boyfriend got home after they had an altercation at his workplace, a court complaint said, he began yelling at her. She then allegedly followed him to the bedroom and began shooting at him, firing several shots as he tried to leave.
The 50-year-old man is on parole for voluntary manslaughter and other convictions in a 1999 shooting.
Roderick Banks allegedly asked Solomon Blackbird, "Are you Solomon? Are you the guy who f----d up my money?", pulled out a gun and shot him, according to a court complaint.
Both the warnings appeared to have been connected with the governor's requirement that establishments close at 10 p.m.
Angel Henderson, and to a lesser extent, her husband, added even more trauma to two special-needs children, a judge said, by locking them in a bedroom, feeding them only once a day and subjecting them to other abuses.
The man allegedly shot four arrows, over the head of one of an officer after he had a brief encounter with police.
Officers found the woman while performing a welfare check. She was airlifted to a hospital for treatment.
The man was arrested last summer after dropping off a shooting victim at a hospital.