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  1. Council Bluffs, Ia -- At about 10:45 a police pursuit from Omaha came into Council Bluffs via I-80 eastbound. The pursuit started in Fremont, Ne, went through Omaha and finally ended in Council Bluffs, Ia in Westwood Park located at 35th and 12th Ave. OPD spiked the white trucks tires in Omaha causing the front right tire to deflate. Once the suspects entered Westwood Park they stopped at the ball diamond and foot bailed. One suspect was apprehended at Westwood, the other suspect fled to Harvey's Casino and was apprehended. Both suspects were taken into custody. The white
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    Man with knife stopped by Council Bluffs Police

    Council Bluffs, Ia -- Around 3 pm Pottawattamie County Dispatch received a 911 call that a suspect was trying to stab multiple people at 1117 S. 28th street in Council Bluffs. Shortly after Council Bluffs Police arrived an officer requested less lethal rounds and also a Sgt to be on scene. After the Sgt arrived and less lethal rounds Council Bluffs Police made entry into the home where the suspect with a knife was. Moments after entry 1 round of the less lethal gun could be heard going off. Officers almost immediately emerged from the home after the shot and requested Council Bl
  3. Council Bluffs, Ia -- Around 11:30 am an Omaha man wanted by the U.S. Marshalls and Sarpy County barricaded himself into an excavator at a job site. The job site was located at Kanesville Blvd across from the new YMCA. Once law enforcement arrived a call could be heard through dispatch of an officer stating they have a situation. The suspect barricaded himself into an excavator and wouldn't come out. The suspect also had a gun. Council Bluffs Police then closed East Kanesville Blvd for public safety. After a stand-off that went from 11:30 am to around 7:05 pm, Council Bluff
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    WANTED - Jeffrey Joe Russo

    STATUS: Wanted
  5. Council Bluffs, Iowa -- Omaha, Nebraska -- Early Friday morning around 1:30 am, Omaha Police, Able-1 and Council Bluffs police pursued a Chevy Silverado. Omaha Police started the chase but discontinued and let Omaha Police's Able-1 helicopter take over. The suspect entered into Iowa using I-480 then I-29 east. While on I-29 east the suspect got off at the South Expressway exit near Manawa, she then turned right around and headed back to I-29 traveling west and went back into Omaha using I-480. The chase span was a large area after leaving Council Bluffs. The suspect took the No
  6. MetroNewsNow

    WANTED - Adam Wayne Thomas

    WANTED: Adam Wayne Thomas
  7. MetroNewsNow

    WANTED - Jacob Robert Levene

    STATUS: Wanted
  8. MetroNewsNow

    WANTED - Nickolas Elliot Kiger

    STATUS: Wanted
  9. Council Bluffs, Ia -- 1/15/2021, Around 3:30 pm today the East Broadway Subway was robbed at gunpoint. The suspect, Tyrees Abdalla Brown, was described as a black male in a black hoodie, white mask and light colored jeans was apprehended only a block away from the Subway on Grace street. The male took off in a white Chevrolet Impala after he robbed the store. A Council Bluffs Police officer on his way to the seen noticed the driver in the Impala matched the description, the driver didn't pull over immediately but he ended up only 1 block from the Subway store on Grace street. Co
  10. Official Council Bluffs Police narrative: On 1-12-21, at 6:08 pm, Council Bluffs Police officers were called to 1221 North 31st street for a shooting that had just occurred at that location. Officers arrived and found the victim Jeffery Enders, on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. Medics arrived and began treatment at the scene and then transported Enders to Mercy Hospital for further evaluation. As the investigation progressed, investigators were able to gather information on two possible suspects. Both suspects, Gage Eggum, a 22 year old male f
  11. Council Bluffs, Ia -- Around 4:30 p.m. A wanted man showed up at Arrow Towing after police towed one of his family members cars to retrieve it. Police were notified and went to pick him up for his warrant. When police showed up the wanted suspect ran, then jumped into a sewer drainage channel to elude Council Bluffs, Iowa Police. Council Bluffs Police called in a K9 to track the suspect. The suspect from the main run-off channel then took a street tunnel and ended up a few blocks away from where he started. Council Bluffs police threatened to send in the K9, the man then replie
  12. Council Bluffs, Ia -- On January 2, 2021 at 2:30 a.m. Council Bluffs dispatch received a call that 2 males at the Walgreens on North Broadway filled up 2 baskets of high dollar items that were wrapped in security packaging then fled out an emergency exit of the store. Once the 2 males exited the store they got into a Black Cadillac Escalade with Nebraska plates and fled west on Broadway. Metro News Now was out covering another story, as it happened we were traveling east on Broadway at the time the call came in. Once MNN hit 28th and Broadway we noticed a Council Bluffs Police Office
  13. COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on December 15, 2020, James Michael Willett, Sr., age 48, of Council Bluffs, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger to 135 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Willett was ordered to serve ten years of supervised release to follow his prison term and pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victims’ Fund. Willet pleaded guilty to the offense on August 04, 2020. The Southwest Iowa Narcotics Task Force opened an investigation on Willett and other co-conspi
  14. Council Bluffs Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Nickolas Elliot Kiger. Kiger is wanted for warrants that include Domestic assault, FTA on domestic, Possession of weapons and Violation of protection order. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
  15. On December 7, 2020, three males committed an armed bank robbery in Omaha and were pursued into Council Bluffs by the Omaha Police helicopter. When their car crashed, one was immediately apprehended. The other two, potentially dangerous criminals fled on foot and were sought after by over 40+ area law enforcement officers. After about 90 minutes, the Council Bluffs Police Department's K-9 unit tracked and captured the other two offenders. CBPD states they're very proud of the hard work of Officer Boldra and his K-9, Olaf, and Officer Archibald and Rudy. At the 1:45 m
  16. We are still accepting donations for our food drive. Our final delivery date to deliver all the donations to New Visions is set for December 21st. You can bring them by the Police Department Lobby from 7am-6pm, Monday through Friday!
  17. Around 2 a.m. Council Bluffs Police pursued a stolen vehicle a short distance through Parkwild apartments that crashed at the end of the complex at the top. A call came into to dispatch a group of males in a red car was breaking out a window in a vehicle at Parkwild. When police arrived they attempted to flee. The suspects came to a dead end, wrecked and 2 fled. The third male in the car when it wrecked was pinned. Council Bluffs Police called Council Bluffs Fire and Rescue to free the man then medics transported him to the hospital. Police found protection vests, bullets, dru
  18. Metro News Now ran an exclusive story Dec 1, 2020 when a shooting occurred at a gas station located at1305 North 25th Street in Council Bluffs. At that time Metro News Now didn't have any further information on the shooting because the suspect fled before he could be caught. Today, Council Bluffs Police and the US Marshal's announced they were looking for Benjamin Marley Manley in connection with that shooting. Metro News Now spoke with Council Bluffs Police Detective Ron Branigan and confirmed Manley is the suspect in the gas station shooting that occurred at 1305 N. 25th street.
  19. Council Bluffs Police are asking for help locating suspect Patrick Allen Eggerling for Driving barred, criminal mischief and violation of a protection order. If you know of the suspects immediate whereabouts, please call 911. Do not approach this subject, any wanted person should be considered armed and dangerous. You can also leave an anonymous tip at Crime Stoppers 712-328-7867
  20. The Council Bluffs Police Criminal Investigations Division is asking for the publics assistance in identifying the two persons in the photographs. It is believed the female arrived with the male shooter in a dark colored SUV. Do not attempt to confront these 2 persons, they are considered armed and dangerous. An adult female patron went into the gas station at 1305 North 25th street for coffee, upon returning to her vehicle, she noticed a white male party walking rapidly towards her. The male began to fire shots at the female so she drove away, fleeing the area. T
  21. Around 9:45 p.m. a call came into Pottawattamie County 911 call center for a shooting at a gas station located at 1305 N. 25th street in Council Bluffs, Iowa. A red SUV was in the gas station when a dark colored Acura SUV that had 3 occupants in it pulled up and unloaded multiple rounds at the victims vehicle. The suspect was described as a white male. After the suspect shot at the red SUV, the victim took off on Nash Blvd until she reached the parking lot of the Hanson House located at 2331 Nash Blvd and called Council Bluffs Police. The female driver of the red SUV was not i
  22. This morning, we dropped off our first round of donations for New Visions Homeless Services! In total, it all weighed 371 pounds!! Our next donation will happen on Monday, December 21st and we have set ourselves a goal of 1,000 LBS!! Once again, we are asking for the City of Council Bluffs to help for such a good cause. Brandy Waller with New Visions said today, “Hunger doesn’t stop during a pandemic”. Let’s do this! Non-perishable items or cash/gift cards can be dropped off in our lobby bins from 7am to 6pm, Monday thru Friday.
  23. Suspect John Allen Lindeman was driving a red 90's Mustang GT convertible early Thursday morning erratically in Council Bluffs, the vehicle also had no plates. At the time of the initial incident, Council Bluffs Police elected not to pursue the vehicle. After the initial encounter with Council Bluffs PD the suspect took off at a high rate of speed and eventually crossed the Iowa/Nebraska state line where Omaha Police started a pursuit and stopped chasing Lindeman at the state line on I-680. Omaha Police then notified Council Bluffs Police of his re-entry into Council Bluffs, Iow
  24. Council Bluffs Police this past week had an encounter with a suspect in a white Dodge truck that had no plates, during that encounter the suspect eluded police by going into Omaha. Early Friday morning around 2 a.m. Council Bluffs Police and the Pottawattamie County Sheriff engaged again with the suspect in the white Dodge Truck that lead again into a chase from Council Bluffs, into Omaha, and back to Council Bluffs. Initially Council Bluffs Police started pursuit and the suspect in the white Dodge truck fled into Omaha however, the suspect headed back into Iowa through Vets Memorial
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