December 24, 2011
Legrand, Iowa - At 11:11 on 12/24/2011, Marshall County Deputies were dispatched to the "Good Luck, Inc" convenience store in Legrand, Iowa in reference to a robbery in progress.
Upon their arrival, Marshall County Deputies discovered that shortly after 11:00 am on this date, a lone male individual had entered the store, approached the teller and demanded all the cash that was in the register. Hearing the verbal exchange, a second employee came out from the back of the store and witnessed the robbery occurring. Although no weapon was actually seen, there was a clear indication that the robber was armed. At about this same time, a citizen pulled up outside the front of the building. It appeared that the robber may have become nervous as a result of the additional witnesses. After viewing the citizen pull up outside, he fled the scene on foot without taking any cash.
The building was sealed off and evidence was gathered at the scene. At the same time a notice went out to surrounding jurisdictions of the robbery along with the suspect's description. Officers from the Meskwaki Police Department and Deputies from the Tama County Sheriff's Office came to the area to assist. From evidence gathered at the scene, a suspect was developed.
Further investigation lead to the arrest of Brian Keith Johnson (DOB: 03/22/62) of the Meskwaki Settlement.
Mr. Johnson is being held on the charge of Robbery in the 2nd Degree, a class C Felony. Bond is $10,000.
Marshall County Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus stated, "This is a perfect example of store employees and citizens keeping their cool, becoming solid witnesses and working with us to get the job done." He went on to say that, "The professional interaction between our staff and the other two agencies helped in bringing this case to a quick positive resolve."
About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is lead 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:
Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
October 20, 2021Tuesday evening, October 19th, 2021, at approximately 7:40 P.M. a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop while patrolling Highway 330 in the southwest portion of the county near the Harvester area that led to a vehicle pursuit.
October 5, 2021
September 20, 2021
September 9, 2021
August 20, 2021
August 17, 2021
July 26, 2021
June 24, 2021On 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.
June 8, 2021Marshall 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.