Marshall County
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Bomb Threat Release

October 7, 2011

Marshall County Courthouse - A suspect has been arrested for a bomb threat made to the Marshall County Court House on 9-11-11. 

On September 11th, authorities evacuated the Court House in response to a message left on voice mail at a county office. Sheriff's Deputies, Marshalltown Police officers and county maintenance staff completed a search of the building at that time, and no bomb or other suspicious items were located.

Subsequent investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office resulted in an arrest warrant being issued on October 7, 2011, for:

Richard Eugene Casali, age 35, of 204 W. Nevada St. Marshalltown.

Casali was charged with False Reports, and jailed on $5,000.00 bond.

False reports is a Class D Felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and/or a fine of not less than $750.00 but not more than $7,500.00.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Burt Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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Child Safety Seat Checkup Event

June 24, 2021

On Sunday, June 27 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM child passenger safety technicians with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and Marshalltown Police Department will be hosting a child seat safety checkup event at Fareway located at 102 W Anson St.  This event will be co-sponsored Fareway and Child Abuse Prevention Services of Marshalltown.  Technicians will be available to check child safety seats to make sure they properly fit the vehicle and child as well as ensuring correct and safe installation. They will also be checking seats to make sure they are not expired or recalled.   Techs will work with parents or caregivers to educate them on correct installation as well as offer tips to aid with proper installation.  They will also be able to answer general questions about child passenger safety.  This is a good opportunity to learn about different seat options and transitioning to different seats as your child grows and develops.  Informational handouts will be available for caregivers. 

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office to conduct special enforcement June 9 -12

June 8, 2021

Marshall County, Iowa – June 8th, 2021 – Father’s Day should be a time to celebrate, but it can also be one of the deadliest on the roads. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is joining Iowa’s statewide Traffic Fatality Reduction Task Force in an effort to reduce deaths on Iowa roadways. As part of that effort Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting a special enforcement initiative geared toward reduction of impaired drivers leading into Father’s Day week.
This webpage was printed on October 20, 2021. For the most current information, visit the Marshall County, Iowa, Sheriff website at
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