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Investigation Continues on Rural Burglary

October 26, 2013

Rural Marshall County - On 10-21-13, a Marshall County resident report a burglary to a shed on his property at 1985 135th, St. (rural Liscomb ) where a pick up truck and a dirt bike were reported taken. 

On 10-22-13, a witness familiar with the theft, called the Communications Center and reported seeing the vehicle in the alley between the 700 blocks of Wood and Noble Sts., and seeing two males walking away from the truck. Police officers and Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene including the Police K-9 unit. The K-9 was able to conduct a track of the suspects to a house at 706 Wood St.

Further investigation resulted in the location of two suspects in the house. One suspect was immediately arrested on an outstanding warrant. That suspect was identified and charged as:

Jeremy Carroll, age 34, of 109 ½ Webster St., Marshalltown.

Carroll was arrested on the warrant for Theft 3rd degree, an aggravated misdemeanor.

Carroll was later charged in regards to the burglary on 135th St., for Theft 1st Degree, and burglary 2nd degree, both Class C Felonies. Additional investigation at 706 Wood St., revealed evidence of a burglary as well, and Carroll was also charged with burglary 3rd degree for that incident, a Class D Felony, which is punishable by up to 5 years in prison and/or a fine.

The other suspect was initially detained at the Wood St. location, but did flee the scene. That subject was captured by police on 10-24-13, on a warrant issued pertaining to the theft of the pickup truck, a 2001 Ford F-350. He is identified and charged as follows:

Billy Bob Versteegh, age 21, of 109 ½ W. Webster St., Marshalltown

Versteegh is currently charged with Theft 1st Degree, a Class C Felony, which is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine. He is also charged with 2 counts of Interference with Official Acts causing minor injuries to two different police officers, which are aggravated misdemeanors, punishable by up to 2 years in prison and/or a fine.

Both men remain in custody in the Marshall County Jail. Investigation is continuing and additional charges are pending.

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:
Chief Deputy Burt Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
641-754-6380 Fax 641-754-6325

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