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Yesterday | KCRG

Jones County Sheriff Says Granting Gun Permits Should Require Access to Mental Health Records

Earlier this week, investigators said Aaron Scott's bad break-up likely triggered a shootout with a Maquoketa police officer on April, 1. Prosecutors say Scott fired nearly 20 shots from an assault weapon, wounding Police Sergeant Brendan Zeimet.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Maquoketa, IA, Wyoming, IA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KCRG

Jones County Raising Funds to Extend Grant Wood Trail

MARTELLE, Iowa -- Outdoor enthusiasts want more room to move in Jones County. The Grant Wood Trail is less than four miles long, and that's divided into two segments that aren't connected.

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Related Topix: Martelle, IA, Olin, IA, Linn County, IA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KCRG

Attempted Abductions Raise Concerns For Eastern Iowa Parents

Two recently reported failed child abduction attempts are causing concerns in Linn and Jones counties.

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Related Topix: Linn County, IA, Olin, IA, Mount Vernon, IA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KCRG

Jones County Sheriff Explains Why Aaron Scott Wasn't Charged in 2007 Shooting

New details are emerging why the man who shot a Maquoketa Police Officer on Tuesday was never charged in a 2007 shooting.

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Related Topix: Maquoketa, IA, Wyoming, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KCRG

Attempted Abduction Prompts Warning to Parents

An attempted abduction prompted a warning to parents in Jones County school districts.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Man Dead After Officer Involved Shooting

A man from Jones County in Eastern Iowa is dead from a car accident after a shooting early Tuesday morning in Maquoketa.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, IA, Clinton County, IA, Maquoketa, IA

Fri Mar 21, 2014

KCRG

Anamosa Police Believe Man in Jones Co. Jail Connected with Meth Lab Fire

Anamosa police believe a man currently in the Jones County Jail is connected to a meth lab fire in Anamosa two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Anamosa, IA

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