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Murder Charge Filed and Victim Identified

On March 31st, 2017, at 2:19 a.m., Dubuque Police & Fire personnel responded to 870 Kane Street on the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive adult female inside the residence with injuries consistent with being stabbed. Paramedics declared the female dead at the scene. She was later identified as Samantha J. Link, 21, of 870 Kane Street. An adult male was also present at the residence and was identified as Link’s boyfriend, Fontae C. Buelow, 25, also of 870 Kane Street. It is believed Link and Buelow got into an altercation at the residence that culminated in Buelow allegedly stabbing Link and killing her. A knife was recovered at the scene. 

Buelow was transported to the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center where was interviewed by invest read more...

Death Investigation Underway
On March 31st, 2017, at 2:19 a.m., Dubuque Police & Fire personnel responded to 870 Kane Street on the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive adult female inside the residence with injuries consistent with being stabbed. Paramedics declared the female dead at the scene. An adult male was also present at the residence. The female’s identity is not being released at this time pending family notification. The death investigation remains ongoing and additional read more...
Scam Burglary in Dubuque
On March 21st, 2017, at approximately 2:00 p.m., an elderly Dubuque resident was the victim of a scam related burglary. The resident reported a Hispanic male came to her door and indicated he was in the area doing concrete work/repairs. He further stated he noticed her back patio had a crack in the concrete. While the resident was distracted, discussing the repair and cost, a second suspect burglarized her home, and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. Scam related burglaries of this nature are read more...
Two Rescued after Fall in Mineshaft
On 10/15/16 at approximately 01:26 A.M. officers of the Dubuque Police Department responded to North Grandview Ave. near Bunker Hill Golf Course/Pet Park after receiving a third party report that two subjects were trapped in a mine shaft and one was injured. Officers arrived on scene and were directed to a storm drain the subjects used to access the mine shaft.  Officers entered the storm drain and were able locate the subjects at the end of a long tunnel.  They were identified as 28 read more...
Dubuque Police Department Launches P2C
On Monday, October 10th, 2016, the Dubuque Police Department and its partner agencies, the Dubuque Fire Department, Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, and Dubuque 911 Emergency Communications Center, launched a new website called Police to Citizen (P2C) (http://p2c.cityofdubuque.org/). P2C is an internet-based solution that allows citizens quick and easy access to general information on calls for service (including a mapping feature), police reports, recent arrests, & wanted individuals. read more...
Suspect Arrested on Attempted Murder Warrant
On September 21st, 2016, at approximately 7:17 a.m., Dubuque Police arrested Charles A. Layfield, 29, of 2227 Washington Street, at the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center on charges of Attempted Murder, Going Armed with Intent, and Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon. The charges stem from Layfield’s alleged involvement in a shooting near 19th and Jackson Street around 1:00 a.m. on September 11th. Also arrested immediately following the shooting was Shadeed J. Monroe, 22, of 1593½ Main read more...
The Jule Implements Changes to Youth Bus Fare
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Beginning August 1, students will no longer ride the Jule for free. A change to Jule policy will require students to swipe an Annual Youth Pass or pay the bus fare each time they ride the bus.Annual Youth Passes are now available for purchase and will remain valid through July 31, 2017. Students ages 11 to 18 may purchase an annual pass for $10. Students ages 6 to 10 receive their annual pass at no cost but still must be issued a card and swipe each time they read more...
Man Involved in Standoff Arrested
On June 21st, 2016, at approximately 4:30 p.m., a Dubuque County Sheriff’s Deputy located a vehicle occupied by an individual who was the subject of a welfare check issued to area law enforcement personnel. The individual exited his vehicle on Sky Blue Drive wearing a bullet resistant vest and armed with a rifle. Despite being ordered to disarm himself, the subject remained armed and retreated into a nearby wooded area. Additional law enforcement personnel responded, established a sec read more...

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This is a list of arrests, not convictions, and all arrestees are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty in a court of law.

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