Rewards for Information


Iowa cold cases where rewards have been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Contact information and details (including expiry dates) may be found by visiting the victim's page. (Cases listed in chronological order.)

Rewards for Information

 

Melvin Gallagher
Melvin Gallagher
22 YOA
Clark Super Station
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
January 3, 1959
Fred Coste
Frederick L. Coste
47 YOA
312 Second Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
October 15, 1959
Thomas Myles Dougherty
Thomas Myles Dougherty, 45
Missing From:
Sioux City, IA
Case # 1961-611E
January 12, 1961
William Meadows
William Meadows
36 YOA
Hartmann Packing Plant
Plainfield, IA
Case # 61-00280
January 23, 1961
Paul Rayer
Paul J. Rayer
51 YOA
Council Bluffs, IA
Case # 67-01188
December 5, 1967
John Stephens
John L. Stephens
32 YOA
Council Bluffs, IA
Case # 67-01188
December 5, 1967
Dale Redman
Dale Redman
57 YOA
La Porte City, IA
Black Hawk County
March 5, 1968
Valerie Peterson
Valerie Peterson
8 YOA
Hit and Run
Manson, IA
Calhoun County
May 6, 1971
Maureen Farley
Maureen (Brubaker) Farley
17 YOA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
September 21, 1971
Lynn Schuller
Lynn Schuller
26 YOA
3100 30th St. Dr. SE
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
August 6, 1972
Dennis Clougherty
Dennis Clougherty, 23
U.S. Highway 20
Cedar Falls, IA
Black Hawk County
Case # 74-00418
August 12, 1974
Floyd Alborn headstone
Floyd W. Alborn
76 YOA
Panora, IA
Guthrie County
Case # 74-00550
November 8, 1974
Mt. Olive Cemetery
Melvin Price
26 YOA
Iowa Highway 42
Riverton, IA
Fremont County
November 17, 1974
Lisa Peak
Marie “Lisa” Peak
20 YOA
One quarter mile north of Waverly, IA
Bremer County
September 7, 1976
Steven Kirchhoff
Steven Kirchhoff
Age at Report: 22
Missing From:
Waterloo / Cedar Falls
Case # W78-850
January 24, 1978
Wilma Nissen
Wilma June Nissen
23 YOA
Highway 182
Lyon County, Iowa
Case # 78-06487
October 4, 1978
Willie Ann Rucker
Willie Ann Rucker
Age at Report: 27
Missing From:
Waterloo, IA
Case # W79-3223
April 8, 1979
Roger Warren
Roger Warren
12 YOA
Mississippi River
Davenport, IA
Scott County
August 19, 1979
Michelle Martinko
Michelle Martinko, 18
Westdale Mall
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
Case # 85-06117
December 19, 1979
Pam Hinrichs
Pamela Hinrichs, 19
Amvets Post 28
1317 S. 17th St.
Clinton, IA
Case # 81-00259
January 12, 1981
Lee Rotatori
Lee Rotatori, 32
Best Western
2216 27th Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
Case # F82-2558
June 25, 1982
Johnny Gosch
Johnny Gosch
Age at Report: 12
Missing From:
West Des Moines, IA
Case # 8204613
September 5, 1982
Corinne Perry
Corinne Elaine Perry
17 YOA
Creston, IA
Union County
Case # 83-02161
April 17, 1983
Joyce Jefferson
Joyce Jefferson
23 YOA
Black Hawk Road
Waterloo, IA
Body Found: 10/8/83
DOD: Sept. 29, 1983
Eugene Martin
Eugene W. Martin
Age at Report: 13
Missing From:
Des Moines, IA
Case # 8403891
August 12, 1984
Henry Juchems mailbox
Henry Juchems
81 YOA
Steamboat Rock, IA
Hardin County
Case # 85-03433
July 3, 1985
Lance DeWoody
Lance DeWoody
22 YOA
Oakdale Campus
Coralville, IA
Case # 85-04249
August 13, 1985
Jo Jo Zolliecoffer
Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer, 23
Cedar River
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
September 7, 1989
Lana Anderson
Lana J. Anderson
, 43
200 Dickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
Case # 1991-19466
May 10, 1991
Tammy Zywicki
Tammy J. Zywicki
21 YOA
Grinnell, IA, college student
Poweshiek County
August 23, 1992
Rhonda Knutson
Rhonda Knutson
23 YOA
New Hampton, IA
Chickasaw County
Case # 92-07040
September 7, 1992
Cartha Pearson
Cartha “Jack” Pearson
26 YOA
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
July 29, 1993
Diane Courbat
Diane Courbat
34 YOA
Cedar River Exchange parking lot
Waterloo, IA
August 3, 1993
Brian Blachut
Brian R. Blachut
30 YOA
Scarville, IA
Winnebago County
Missing Since:
November 21, 1993
Gladys Held story
Gladys D. Held
83 YOA
315 Walnut St., Apt 321
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
December 8, 1993
Jacob Biretz story
Jacob “Jake” Biretz
87 YOA
311 Lafayette St., Apt B
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
December 10, 1993
Richard Forsyth
Richard Neil Forsyth
Age at Report: 41
Missing From:
Waterloo, IA
Missing since:
January 13, 1994
Steven Graves
Steven W. Graves
19 YOA
1600 Blk 16th
Des Moines, IA
Case # 1994-46422
November 8, 1994
Angela Buck
Angela Renee Buck
37 YOA
East of Waterloo
South of Dunkerton
Black Hawk County
August 9, 1995
Earl Hamilton
“Big Earl” Hamilton
53 YOA
Big Earl’s Goldmine
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
September 29, 1996
Laura Van Wyhe
Laura Van Wyhe
21 YOA
Iowa City
Found along NE Missouri highway
October 26, 1996
Connie Ruddy
Connie Ruddy
21 YOA
Ida Grove, Iowa
Ida County
February 10, 1997
Traci Evenson
Traci Evenson
22 YOA
438 Ninth Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
June 21, 1997
Boyd NovingerBoyd G. Novinger
77 YOA
Bedford, IA
Taylor County
Case # 97-13903
December 27, 1997
Patricia Jauron
Patricia Jauron
45 YOA
1516 Old Hwy 141
Sioux City, IA
Case # 98-06160
May 26, 1998
Kim Ratliff
Kimberly Ratliff
22 YOA
1414 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
Pottawattamie County
January 12, 1999
Bobbi Crawford
Roberta “Bobbi” Crawford
53 YOA
Hampton, IA
Franklin County
November 17, 1999
Willie Brocks
Willie Junior Brocks
49 YOA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
November 27, 1999
Anthony Evans
Anthony Lee Evans
5 YOA
1016 21st St.
Sioux City, IA
Woodbury County
June 20, 2000
Elizabeth Syperda
Elizabeth Syperda
Age at Report: 22
Missing From:
East Madison St.
Mount Pleasant, IA
July 16, 2000
Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers
Ruben Lara Jr.
40 YOA
Highway 218
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
December 8, 2000
Barbara Brim
Barbara K. Brim
53 YOA
Rural Route
Webster City
Hamilton County
April 25, 2001
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Shawn Michael North
30 – 45 YOA
1200 Blk Doreen Ave.
Waterloo, IA
Died: Aug. 30, 2016
Crime: May 21, 2001
Crystal Arensdorf
Crystal Arensdorf, 20
Missing From:
Knicker’s Saloon
Dubuque, IA
Case # 01-25185
July 4, 2001
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Kevin Jack
21 YOA
5700 blk of N. Pine St.
Davenport, IA
June 15, 2002
Zion Lutheran Church
Lewis Glenn
29 YOA
8th and Taylor
Davenport, IA
Case #: 2002-31717
August 5, 2002
Payano Burgs crime scene
Double Homicide
Celestina Payano, 22

1831 Mondamin
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2002-36527
September 12, 2002
Emanuel Burgs
Double Homicide
Emanuel Burgs II, 21

1831 Mondamin
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2002-36527
September 12, 2002
Martavious Robinson headstone
Double Homicide
Martavious Robinson
20 YOA
408 Thompson Ave.
Waterloo, IA
September 21, 2002
Calvin Rash story
Double Homicide
Calvin M. Rash
28 YOA
408 Thompson Ave.
Waterloo, IA
September 21, 2002
Alonzo Quinn
Double Homicide
Alonzo N. Quinn, 27
Rhiannon M. Olsen, 22
1001 Hartman Avenue
Waterloo, IA
January 3, 2003
Rhiannon Olsen
Double Homicide
Alonzo N. Quinn, 27
Rhiannon M. Olsen, 22
1001 Hartman Avenue
Waterloo, IA
January 3, 2003
Terence Currington
Terence Currington
20 YOA
400 block of Adams St.
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
August 7, 2003
Corey Poffenberger
Corey Poffenberger
30 YOA
2211 East 37th St.
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2003-42059
October 24, 2003
Jeremy Spencer
Jeremy J. Spencer
27 YOA
2335 Hickman
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2004-3548
January 28, 2004
Bill Douglas
William Douglas, Sr.
Age at Report: 63
Missing from Clarke County
Case #: 0401918
February 4, 2004
Ruth Kingery Pohlmeier
Ruth Kingery-
Pohlmeier
, 37
3839 E. 14th
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2004-14785
April 25, 2004
L.C. Matlock
L.C. Matlock
Age at Report: 37
Missing From:
Waterloo, IA
Case # W04-69115
July 5, 2004
Lisa McCuddin
Lisa Ann McCuddin
23 YOA
Near Holiday Inn
Fort Dodge, IA
Webster County
October 2, 2004
Jorge Gutierrez
“Louie” Gutierrez
47 YOA
3400 Blk S. Concorde
Davenport, IA
Scott County
October 19, 2004
Greg Howell
Gregory J. Howell
Age at Report: 44
Fort Dodge
Missing Since:
January 1, 2005
Josh Yoder
Josh Yoder
4 YOA
500 Blk of S. 9th St.
Clinton, IA
Clinton County
May 3, 2005
Anthony Posley
Anthony Posley
22 YOA
1600 Blk Sixth Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
July 23, 2006
Mark Snopek
Mark Snopek
53 YOA
County Road R18
(L Ave.)
Rural Boone County
August 8, 2007
Earl Thelander
Earl Thelander
80 YOA
Onawa, IA
Monona County
Crime Date: 8/28/07
DOD: 9/01/07
Aaron Marr
Aaron Marr
37 YOA
210 S. Second St.
Ames, IA
Story County
September 22, 2007
Robert Bates
Robert Bruce “Kip” Bates III
39 YOA
Carter Lake
Pottawattamie County
September 27, 2007
Agnes Kennedy
Agnes Kennedy
51 YOA
1800 Blk W. 8th St.
Davenport, Iowa
Scott County
December 22, 2007
Chuck Deatsch
Chuck Deatsch, Jr.
52 YOA
17841 500th St.
Mystic, IA
Appanoose County
April 28, 2008
Aubrey Young
Aubrey Young
35 YOA
200 blk, 16th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
June 15, 2008
Hazel Reimann
Hazel Reimann
87 YOA
131 S.E. Watrous Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
September 2, 2008
Brandy Ratliff
Brandy Ratliff, Jr.
31 YOA
1608 E. Capitol Ave
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
October 19, 2008
Taveros Galloway
Taveros Galloway
29 YOA
500 blk Courtland
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
February 10, 2009
Jared Parks
Jared Parks
18 YOA
Interstate 35/80
Urbandale, IA
Polk County
May 11, 2009
John Parham
John M. Parham, Jr.
58 YOA
413 Ricker St.
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
June 24, 2010
Ashley Okland
Ashley Okland
27 YOA
558 Stone Creek Court
West Des Moines
Polk County
April 8, 2011
Dexter Meeks
Dexter Lashun Meeks
22 YOA
211 15th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
June 26, 2011
Bill and Kay Wood
James “Bill” Wood
79 YOA
2698 Hwy R-63
Norwalk, IA
Warren County
July 30, 2011
Kay Wood
Kaidena “Kay” Wood
72 YOA
2698 Hwy R-63
Norwalk, IA
Warren County
July 30, 2011
Martavious Johnson
Martavious Johnson
17 YOA
500 block Sumner St.
Waterloo, IA
January 5, 2012
Elizabeth Collins
Elizabeth Collins
Age at Report: 8
Disappeared from
Evansdale July 13, 2012
Found in Bremer County Dec. 5, 2012
Lyric Cook
Lyric Cook
Age at Report: 10
Disappeared from
Evansdale July 13, 2012
Found in Bremer County Dec. 5, 2012
Kenny Gallmeyer
Carl “Kenny” Gallmeyer
70 YOA
1091 240th St.
Nashua, IA
Chickasaw County
October 4, 2012
Stanley Golinsky
Stanley “Mike” Golinsky
56 YOA
SW 1st and Vine St.
Des Moines, IA
October 24, 2012
Nick White
Nicholas “Nick” White
20 YOA
1511 29th St.
Des Moines, IA
November 26, 2012
Shantorio Evans
Shantorio V. Evans
22 YOA
1600 Blk of Broadway
Waterloo, IA
December 2, 2012
Rashad Adair
Rashad Adair, Sr.
31 YOA
1410 Washington Ave.
Des Moines, IA
December 7, 2012
Reginald Bryan
Reginald R. Bryan, Jr.
23 YOA
4745 NW 2nd Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
April 28, 2013
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Terry Lee Page
36 YOA
1205 Franklin St.
Burlington, IA
Des Moines County
June 25, 2013
Ethan Kazmerzak
Ethan Kazmerzak
Age at Report: 22
Missing From:
Hampton, IA
Missing Since:
September 15, 2013
Leroy Gordon
Leroy Gordon III
21 YOA
2104 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
November 7, 2013
Joan Haggar
Joan M. Haggar
52 YOA
900 Blk E. Euclid
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
February 14, 2014
Dennis Washburn
Dennis Washburn
69 YOA
Edwards Street
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
May 25, 2014
Norman Gant
Norman Gant Jr.
21 YOA
1800 block Tremont St.
Cedar Falls, IA
Black Hawk County
June 1, 2014
Rita Papakee
Rita J. Papakee
41 YOA
Meskwaki Nation
Tama, IA
Tama County
January 16, 2015
Alicia Hummel
Alicia M. Hummel
29 YOA
From Sioux City, IA
Found in Myron Grove, Clay County, S.D.
June 1, 2015
Greg DunbarGreg Dunbar
35 YOA
Davenport apt., 37th St.
Davenport, IA
Scott County
May 13, 2016
Dennis StrableDennis Dean Strable
59 YOA
45th St. & Kingman Blvd
Des Moines, Iowa
July 24, 2016

This list may not fully reflect all cases where rewards are currently being offered. If you are aware of a reward for information on a case not listed above (or a reward that has been withdrawn), please send details to jody@iowacoldcases.org.

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