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City Offices Closed on Labor Day Bunker Hill Open

DUBUQUE, Iowa – City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, for Labor Day.  This includes City Hall and most other Cityoffices and facilities including the Carnegie-Stout Public Library; however, Bunker Hill Golf Course WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day.

There will be no refuse, yard waste or curbside recycling collections by City crews on Labor Day. Instead, these Monday collections will be made on read more...

Murder Victim Positively Identified
On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015, at approximately 1:46 p.m., the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of the victim murdered Tuesday morning in Dubuque.  She is identified as Nancy Ann Krapfl, 66, of Dubuque.  Krapfl did not have identification on her person when officers found her, and does not have any family members locally – both of which impeded the identification process.    Krapfl’s attacker, Helmon Betwell, remains incarcerat read more...
Burglary Results in Arrest and Multiple Charges
On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2015, at 10:13 a.m., Dubuque Police responded to the area of Embassy West on the report of a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood.  While checking the area, the responding officer located the vehicle and observed the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.  When the officer attempted to turn around and engage his emergency lights, the vehicle sped off and was not immediately relocated, but a license plate number was obtained. At 11:04 a.m., dispatch received read more...
UPDATE: One Arrested in Death Investigation
On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015, at 5:57 a.m., Dubuque Police responded to the area of 105 West 17th Street on the report of a disturbance.  Upon arrival, an adult female was found on the ground, near that address, suffering from facial injuries.  The female was transported to the hospital where she later died.  Through the course of the investigation it was determined the victim had also been sexually abused.The ensuing investigation revealed a suspect identified as Helmon B read more...
Death Investigation Underway
On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015, at 5:57 a.m., Dubuque Police responded to the area of 105 West 17th Street on the report of a disturbance.  Upon arrival, an adult female was found on the ground, near that address, suffering from facial injuries.  The female was transported to the hospital where she later died.  More information will be released as it becomes available.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dubuque Police Department at 563-589-4415. 
Man Struck By Train Identified
On Saturday, August 29th, 2015, at 9:32 p.m., Dubuque Police responded to the railroad tracks near Key City Recycling (3260 Dodge Street) after railroad police called to report a person struck by a train.  Upon arrival, officers determined the person was deceased and later identified him as Samuel D. Bettcher, 23, of Dubuque.  Bettcher’s body was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny for an autopsy.  No additional information or details will b read more...
Three Arrested After Early Morning Search Warrant
On Friday, August 28th, 2015, at approximately 5:00 a.m., the Dubuque Drug Task Force, Iowa Department of Narcotics Enforcement and Dubuque Police Department Tactical Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 2301 & 2301½  White Street, Dubuque, Iowa.  When entry was made to 2301 White Street, Stacey O. Stewart, 25, 2301½ White Street, was located in a bedroom with his 5 year old son.  During a search of the bedroom, 50 individually packaged bags of marijuana read more...
Back to School Safety Tips from the Dubuque Police Department
With school starting next week, the Dubuque Police Department would like to remind motorists, parents/guardians and students of the following safety tips:Motorists are reminded to slow down and increase vigilance, especially in and around school zones and crosswalks.  Do not pass a school bus (from either direction) while red flashing lights are engaged and the stop arm deployed.  A violation of this law now requires a mandatory court appearance and may result in a fine up to $625 and read more...

Local arrests for Dubuque Iowa entered into the Arrest Database in the last 7 days.
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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