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A Carroll police officer will be stationed at Fairview Village apartments all day every day for the foreseeable future in response to a recent spate of violent crimes involving firearms, City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver said today.

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Three of the four people who were arrested after an overnight shooting at Fairview Village apartments were accused of fighting or attempting to fight, and a woman who was arrested last week for drug and gun possession was found to have more drugs and another loaded weapon in her apartment wi…

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A man who escaped from the Sac County jail last week was apprehended Tuesday night in Walnut, according to Sheriff Ken McClure.

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A man was shot below his waist overnight at Fairview Village apartments, and police officers arrested four people, according to Police Chief Brad Burke.

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A pickup truck driver whose vision was obscured by the setting sun crashed into the back of a horse buggy Saturday near Breda, which threw the buggy's occupant into a ditch but did not cause him serious injury, according to a deputy sheriff's report.

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One of the two men who escaped Friday afternoon from the Sac County jail was spotted by an off-duty reserve police officer this morning and arrested, according to Sheriff Ken McClure.

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A 37-year-old Georgia man accused of grabbing a woman by the neck and banging her head against a wall was subdued with a stun gun when he refused to go to jail Tuesday night, according to court records.

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A 40-year-old Carroll man suspected of domestic assault Tuesday afternoon allegedly poured gasoline on himself and police officers who detained him and tried to ignite the fuel with a lighter but failed.

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A Sac County deputy sheriff suffered minor injuries Monday night when his patrol car collided with a vehicle that was fleeing from another deputy south of Lake View, according to Sheriff Ken McClure.

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Two women threatened each other with handguns — one of which was an AK-47 variant — during an argument Monday morning at Fairview Village Apartments, which prompted a brief lockdown of nearby Fairview Elementary School.

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The former Calhoun County sheriff accused of assaulting his wife and a police officer in April will not be punished with jail time nor will he be officially convicted of domestic abuse if he abides by the terms of his probation for six months, according to court records.

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A 29-year-old Carroll man with a history of sending explicit images to minors might be sentenced to up to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to a criminal charge for receiving child pornography, according to court records.

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A 54-year-old Illinois woman — who was released from the Sac County jail on Monday after she was arrested for intoxicated driving — led a high-speed, 30-mile chase from Carroll to Jefferson this morning while she was intoxicated again, according to court records.

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A 52-year-old Denison woman died after she was thrown from a three-wheeled motorcycle Saturday that took a sharp turn in her town’s western business district, according to an Iowa State Patrol report.

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A 76-year-old Lanesboro man died today when his car was struck by a pickup truck whose driver didn’t yield at a stop sign north of Lidderdale, according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report.

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A 34-year-old rural Carroll woman was severely injured early Tuesday morning when she was struck by a pickup truck on a gravel road as she walked a dog, according to a sheriff's report.

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Two intoxicated men were arrested early Saturday morning after one of them called 911 several times and taunted an emergency dispatcher, saying that police officers would not be able to find him.

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A 28-year-old Lake City man briefly escaped the Sac County jail Friday when he kicked open a fire exit door and climbed out of a window, according to a Sac County Sheriff's report.

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DENISON — Esperanza Barrena still has moments when she expects her husband to come home from work at the end of the day, even though he burned in a fiery crash more than a year ago that was caused by a drunk driver.

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A 37-year-old Denison man was seriously injured in a crash Sunday night when he was speeding on a motorcycle and struck a vehicle that drove in front of him, according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report.

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An 18-year-old Carroll man who is on probation for a felony attempted burglary conviction last year was arrested Friday in Spirit Lake for having a gun and marijuana in a Walmart parking lot.

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A deputy of the now-suspended Calhoun County sheriff confiscated the sheriff’s cellphone last week as part of the investigation into his alleged assaults of his wife and a police officer, according to court records.

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The allegations that the Calhoun County sheriff attacked his wife and a police officer — and the subsequent petition to remove him from elected office — are the result of a "witch hunt," the wife said in a video she posted online.

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The Calhoun County sheriff repeatedly berated and sexually harassed some of his deputies and emergency dispatchers over the course of the past two years and invited one of them to have sex with him in his office, according to a complaint filed with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.

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A 68-year-old Schaller man was arrested Thursday night for felony burglary for going into a closed bar and stealing six bottles of beer, one of which he later dropped and shattered, according to court records.

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Three Carroll boys — ages 17, 16 and 15 — are accused of spraying graffiti on signs, benches, buildings and trails in several park areas in and near Carroll in early March, according to the Carroll Police Department.

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A 17-year-old Onawa boy was angry at another boy for repeatedly pointing an unloaded shotgun at others and pulling the trigger, so he grabbed a loaded shotgun and shot the boy in the head, according to court records.

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Law enforcement officers in Carroll County have been advised to release some of the people they arrest — rather than take them to jail as they usually would — to decrease the risk of spreading the new coronavirus.