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St. Patrick's Day Enforcement Nets Drug Seizure

March 19, 2018

Marshall County, Iowa - A Marshalltown man was arrested on March 17, 2018 following a traffic stop in rural Marshall County that netted 4 pounds of methamphetamine.

A deputy with the traffic safety unit was working a St. Patrick's day special enforcement project when he noticed a vehicle northbound from Laurel, IA on Highway 14 shortly after 4:00 P.M. that crossed the center line of the road and had an illegible registration plate.

The vehicle was stopped a short time later after the turning off from the highway. The driver, Alejandro Sandoval, age 33 of Marshalltown, IA was found to have a suspended driver's license.

Approximately 4 pounds of methamphetamine, $3700 cash and MSM, a product often used to dilute drugs at stages of distribution was subsequently seized.

Sandoval was arrested and remains jailed with a $100,000 bond on charges of Possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, Failure to affix a drug tax stamp, Driving while suspended and other alleged traffic violations.

The Sheriff's Office has been assisted by the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force and Marshalltown Police. The investigation remains ongoing.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office

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

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:

Sheriff Steve Hoffman
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
641-754-6380
Fax 641-754-6325
Sheriff@co.marshall.ia.us
www.marshallcountysheriff.com

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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.
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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