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Small Aircraft Crash Near Marshalltown Airport

September 9, 2021 at 2:51 pm

On 09/09/21 at 1:00PM Marshall County 911 received a call from the pilot of an aircraft that had crashed in a cornfield Northwest of the Marshalltown Airport.   The pilot was able to provide only an approximate location and was unable to get out of the plane that was upside down.  MCSO Deputies and EMS responded to the area to attempt to locate the plane.  The plane was located in a farm field just south of 160th St.  Deputies were able to assist the pilot out of the overturned plane.  EMS personnel from several agencies were on scene and transported the pilot by ground ambulance with what was believed to be non life-threatening minor injuries. The cause of the crash is unknown and  will be investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration.  The Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Albion Fire Department/EMS, Clemons Fire Department, Liscomb Fire/EMS, Marshalltown Aviation, Marshalltown Fire Department, and Unity Point Ambulance.  

The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Joel Phillips and is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.  For additional information contact Chief Deputy Ben Veren, 641-754-6380 or

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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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