Tama County
Sheriff

PRESS RELEASE - CHELSEA LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE

July 18, 2023

On 7-18-23, at approximately 2:30 pm, a Tama County Deputy located an unoccupied stolen vehicle out of Belle Plaine. The vehicle was in the boat ramp parking lot south of the Iowa River off County Highway V-18. Law Enforcement had reason to believe the suspect was still in the area. Tama County Emergency Management was called to assist in locating the suspect with a UAV. The Tama County K9 Unit successfully located items of the suspect and at approximately 5:29 pm, after a lengthy track, lead to the apprehension of the suspect with the help of Chelsea Fire.

 

The Tama County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Belle Plaine Police Department, Tama Police Department, Belle Plaine Fire, Chelsea Fire, Keystone Fire, Tama Fire, and Tama County Emergency Management. The Iowa State Patrol aircraft was in route when the suspect was located.

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