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Sunday September 7th, 2014
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Latest Dubuque News
New Waste Receptacles Deployed on Central Avenue

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Through a partnership between the Washington Neighborhood Development Corporation (WNDC) and the City of Dubuque, five new trash and recycling receptacles are being installed along Central Avenue this afternoon at the following locations:

22nd & Central (SE Corner)
20th & Central (NE Corner)
18th & Central (NW Corner)
16th & Central (NW Corner)
14th & Central (NE Corner)

A committee of Washington Neighborhood businesses has been meeting monthly to plan ways to address issues of mutual concern: fighting litter, making aesthetic improvements, and addressing vacant store fronts. The committee recognized the need for additional re read more...

Arrests Made in Recently Publicized Cases
At 2:13 a.m. on Sunday, August 24th, 2014, Dubuque Police responded to the 1300 block of Iowa Street on the report of a disturbance involving shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located evidence indicating shots had been fired, but the shooter was not immediately located and no one was injured. The subsequent investigation led to the shooter being identified as Blake M. Maurer, 24, of Freeport, IL. A warrant was issued for Maurer on August 25th and he was arrested in East Dubuque on August 26th. read more...
Special Enforcement Project Planned
By utilizing grant funding obtained through the Dubuque Police Department’s partnership with Helping Services for Northeast Iowa, officers will be conducting special foot/vehicular patrols and enforcement specifically focused on underage, alcohol-related, social gatherings.  This project will span several weeks, with officers being increasingly vigilant for gatherings that appear to promote social disorder, underage/excessive alcohol consumption, disturbing the peace, and similar issu read more...
Phone Scams Reported in Jo Daviess County
The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of two phone scams currently occurring in Jo Daviess County. The first scam is a phone call being placed via Midwest Medical Center’s main phone line of 815-777-1340, to area residents. The scammer is advising that they can lower a person’s credit card payments. Midwest Medical Center is not affiliated with this service and is working to correct their phone issues immediately. The second scam is a phone call inform read more...
Dubuque Drug Task Force Investigation Results in Arrest
On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at approximately 1:00 P.M., the Dubuque Drug Task Force conducted a narcotics investigation at the Kevin Deutmeyer residence, located at 617 2nd St. N.E., Dyersville, Iowa. During a search of the residence, Drug Task Force investigators located items commonly used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, via the One Pot Method. Deutmeyer was arrested for Possession of Precursors with Intent to Manufacture, a class D felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison. De read more...
Downtown Streets Become Two way on Monday
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Conversion of four downtown Dubuque streets from one-way to two-way will take effect on Monday, Aug. 25. In preparation of this switch, the City of Dubuque is asking motorists to practice caution this week while one lane of all affected streets will be blocked off for new pavement markings and to acclimate motorists to driving in the right lane. The one-way to two-way conversion of Ninth Street (between Locust Street and Kerper Boulevard), 11th Street (between Central Aven read more...
Shooting Under Investigation in Dubuque
On August 15th, 2014, at 1:39 a.m., Dubuque Police responded to Mercy Hospital on the report of two subjects there seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.  The subjects had been transported by private vehicle and their wounds were not life-threatening.  They were identified as Ryan P. McMahon, 21, of 17684 S. John Deere Road and Cody Allen Richey, 23, of 1600 Butterfield Road #119.  The shooting allegedly happened in the area of 20th and Elm Streets, and involved at le read more...
Counterfeit 20 Dollar Bills Circulating in Dubuque
Dubuque Police have been informed of numerous counterfeit twenty-dollar bills circulating in the community. The bills appear authentic but seem to have a thicker feel in comparison to legitimate currency. They do not pass the counterfeit pen test and also do not have a denomination strip visible inside when held to light. Thus far, two serial numbers have been identified: JB19936678F and JG46657565C, but it is possible that other serial numbers are, or will be, used. Police are asking consumer 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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