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Marshalltown Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Firearm Offenses

April 23, 2021 at 2:10 pm


DES MOINES, Iowa – On April 22, 2021, United District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger sentenced Tanner Jo Halverson-Weese, age 36, of Marshalltown, to 211 months in prison for Possession With Intent to Distribute 50 Grams or More of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime announced Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal. Halverson-Weese was ordered to serve five years of supervised release to follow his prison term and pay $200 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.
On January 1, 2020, law enforcement stopped a vehicle in which Halverson-Weese was a passenger. After a brief struggle with officers, Halverson-Weese was detained. Halverson-Weese possessed two loaded firearms, $2,280 in cash, and over 300 grams of methamphetamine in a container on the passenger floorboard in front of him.
This matter was investigated by the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force and the Marshalltown Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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Traffic stop leads to a pursuit and fugitive apprehension.

October 20, 2021

Tuesday 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.

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 marshallcountysheriff.com.
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