|Latest Dubuque News||City of Dubuque Launches Open Expenses Transparency Tool|
DUBUQUE, Iowa – The City of Dubuque is committed to transparency and accountability in all its operations, especially when it comes to how city funds are spent. Public access to this information was greatly enhanced this week with the City’s launch of an “Open Expenses” application.
The Open Expenses site, which can be accessed at http://expenses.cityofdubuque.org, provides a guided view of the City’s expenses, allowing visitors to browse payments from a high-level summary to a detailed view. Information can be viewed and queried by department, vendor, or expense category. The Open Expenses application provides an opp read more...
|DPD Requesting Assistance in Identifying Property Owners|
As part of an ongoing investigation, the Dubuque Police Department has recovered a substantial amount of property and is seeking to identify the rightful owners. In purposely general terms, the property includes:
- Rings, necklaces & watches
- Domestic & foreign currency
- Lawn care equipment
- Power tools/equipment
- Cellular phones & tablets
If anyone has incurred a property loss consistent with the items listed above (or has knowledge of someone who did) and can provide adeq read more...
|Dubuque Man Apprehend following Multi-State Man Hunt|
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- (originally issued/released by the U.S. Marshals Office and shared with their authorization) -- The U.S. Marshals arrested in Dubuque this afternoon a man wanted on multiple state and federal firearm charges. Cowan Godfrey, 30, is a suspect in a 2015 shooting incident in Dubuque, Iowa.
An arrest warrant for Godfrey was issued on July 14th, 2015. Investigators with the Dubuque Police Department began working with the U.S. Marshals Service Northern Iowa FugitiveTask for read more...
|Area Police Chiefs Work Together on Gun Violence Issues|
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – January 14, 2016 – The Cedar Rapids Police Department hosted a summit this morning with area law enforcement leaders to discuss gun violence and other crime issues that have impacted various communities throughout thestate of Iowa.The summit was an opportunity for department leaders and members of their law enforcement agencies to collaborate, share intelligence information, and discuss methods to promote safe and secure communities.The summit, which was held this read more...
|Woman Arrested for 2nd Degree Murder|
On January 4th, 2016, at 11:48 a.m. Dubuque Police responded to 2944 Jackson Street #1, on the report of a disturbance. Officers ultimately gained entry to the residence and located a deceased, adult male inside later identified as Gary E. Breckenridge, 72, of that address. No one else was present in the residence. In accordance with protocol, a Medical Examiner Investigator (M.E.I.) was contacted and responded to the scene. During a preliminary examination, the M.E.I read more...
|Second Arrest Made in Dutrac Robbery|
On November 27th, 2015, at approximately 10:25 a.m., Dubuque Police responded to a robbery at DuTrac Community Credit Union at 380 East 14th Street. Upon arrival officers were informed that a male suspect entered the credit union, approached a teller and passed a note indicating he was armed with a weapon and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured.
On December 1st, 2015, Shawn A. Cade Jr., 28, read more...
|Identities Released in Shooting Incident|
On January 3rd, 2016, at 11:43 p.m., Dubuque Police and Fire personnel responded to 942 Main Street on the report of an injured child. As paramedics were caring for the child, they determined the injury was consistent with a gunshot wound. The child was transported to Finley Hospital and later air-lifted to the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City where his current condition is stable. The handgun believed to be involved was recovered and seized. The child’s iden read more...
|Death Investigation Ongoing|
On January 4th, 2016, at 11:48 a.m. Dubuque Police responded to 2944 Jackson Street on the report of a disturbance. Officers ultimately gained entry to the residence and located a deceased, adult male inside. No one else was present in the residence. In accordance with protocol, a Medical Examiner Investigator was contacted and responded to the scene. The body of the deceased was later transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy in an effort to determine the cause and manne read more...