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MIDTF serves search warrant

January 10, 2017

11 N 10th Avenue, Marshalltown, Iowa - January 10, 2017 agents with the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at 11 N 10th Ave in Marshalltown, Iowa.

As a result of this investigation, one suspect was arrested and transported to the Marshall County Jail on various criminal drug charges.

Michael Allen Witte, age 49, 11 N 10th Ave Marshalltown was arrested and charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance with Intent (Methamphetamine), C Felony.
  • Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance (Marijuana) 3rd or subsequent offense, D Felony
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, simple misdemeanor

Officers seized methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia as a result of the search warrant.

The Mid Iowa Drug Task Force was assisted with the execution of the search warrant by the Marshalltown Police SWAT team and the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

The Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force is funded by a grant, through the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Steve Hoffman. Sheriff Hoffman is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

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

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Traffic stop leads to a pursuit and fugitive apprehension.

October 20, 2021

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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.
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