Rewards for Information

The following Iowa cold cases are those where law enforcement/Crime Stoppers and/or other agencies or individuals have offered a cash reward for information leading to an arrest or conviction in a particular case. More specific details about how to collect a reward may be found by visiting the victim’s individual case summary page.

The cases are listed in chronological order.
 

Melvin GallagherMelvin Gallagher
22 YOA
Clark Super Station
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
January 3, 1959
Frederick CosteFrederick L. Coste
47 YOA
312 Second Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
October 15, 1959
Thomas Myles DoughertyThomas Myles Dougherty, 45
Missing From:
Sioux City, IA
Case # 1961-611E
January 12, 1961
William MeadowsWilliam Meadows
36 YOA
Hartmann Packing Plant
Plainfield, IA
Case # 61-00280
January 23, 1961
Paul RayerDouble Homicide
Paul J. Rayer, 51

Club 64 restaurant
Council Bluffs, IA
Case # 67-01188
December 5, 1967
John StephensDouble Homicide
John L. Stephens, 32

Club 64 restaurant
Council Bluffs, IA
Case # 67-01188
December 5, 1967
Dale RedmanDale Redman
57 YOA
La Porte City, IA
Black Hawk County
March 5, 1968
Valerie PetersonValerie Peterson
8 YOA
Hit and Run
Manson, IA
Calhoun County
May 6, 1971
Maureen FarleyMaureen (Brubaker) Farley
17 YOA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
September 21, 1971
Lynn SchullerLynn Schuller
26 YOA
3100 30th St. Dr. SE
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
August 6, 1972
Dennis CloughertyDennis Clougherty, 23
U.S. Highway 20
Cedar Falls, IA
Black Hawk County
Case # 74-00418
August 12, 1974
Floyd Alborn headstoneFloyd W. Alborn
76 YOA
Panora, IA
Guthrie County
Case # 74-00550
November 8, 1974
Mt. Olive CemeteryMelvin Price
26 YOA
Iowa Highway 42
Riverton, IA
Fremont County
November 17, 1974
Lisa PeakMarie “Lisa” Peak
20 YOA
One quarter mile north of Waverly, IA
Bremer County
September 7, 1976
Steven KirchhoffSteven Kirchhoff
Age at Report: 22
Missing From:
Waterloo / Cedar Falls
Case # W78-850
January 24, 1978
Wilma NissenWilma June Nissen
23 YOA
Highway 182
Lyon County, Iowa
Case # 78-06487
October 4, 1978
Willie Ann RuckerWillie Ann Rucker
Age at Report: 27
Missing From:
Waterloo, IA
Case # W79-3223
April 8, 1979
Roger WarrenRoger Warren
12 YOA
Mississippi River
Davenport, IA
Scott County
August 19, 1979
Michelle MartinkoMichelle Martinko, 18
Westdale Mall
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
Case # 85-06117
December 19, 1979
Pam HinrichsPamela Hinrichs, 19
Amvets Post 28
1317 S. 17th St.
Clinton, IA
Case # 81-00259
January 12, 1981
Lee RotatoriLee Rotatori, 32
Best Western
2216 27th Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
Case # F82-2558
June 25, 1982
Johnny GoschJohnny Gosch
Age at Report: 12
Missing From:
West Des Moines, IA
Case # 8204613
September 5, 1982
Corinne PerryCorinne Elaine Perry
17 YOA
Creston, IA
Union County
Case # 83-02161
April 17, 1983
Joyce JeffersonJoyce Jefferson
23 YOA
Black Hawk Road
Waterloo, IA
Body Found: 10/8/83
DOD: Sept. 29, 1983
Eugene MartinEugene W. Martin
Age at Report: 13
Missing From:
Des Moines, IA
Case # 8403891
August 12, 1984
Henry Juchems mailboxHenry Juchems
81 YOA
Steamboat Rock, IA
Hardin County
Case # 85-03433
July 3, 1985
Lance DeWoodyLance DeWoody
22 YOA
Oakdale Campus
Coralville, IA
Case # 85-04249
August 13, 1985
Jo Jo ZolliecofferJeffery “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 ZywickiTammy J. Zywicki
21 YOA
Grinnell, IA, college student
Poweshiek County
August 23, 1992
Rhonda KnutsonRhonda Knutson
23 YOA
New Hampton, IA
Chickasaw County
Case # 92-07040
September 7, 1992
Cartha PearsonCartha “Jack” Pearson
26 YOA
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
July 29, 1993
Diane CourbatDiane Courbat
34 YOA
Cedar River Exchange parking lot
Waterloo, IA
August 3, 1993
Brian BlachutBrian R. Blachut
30 YOA
Scarville, IA
Winnebago County
Missing Since:
November 21, 1993
Gladys Held storyGladys D. Held
83 YOA
315 Walnut St., Apt 321
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
December 8, 1993
Jacob Biretz storyJacob “Jake” Biretz
87 YOA
311 Lafayette St., Apt B
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
December 10, 1993
Richard ForsythRichard Neil Forsyth
Age at Report: 41
Missing From:
Waterloo, IA
Missing since:
January 13, 1994
Steven GravesSteven W. Graves
19 YOA
1600 Blk 16th
Des Moines, IA
Case # 1994-46422
November 8, 1994
Angela BuckAngela 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 WyheLaura Van Wyhe
21 YOA
Iowa City
Found along NE Missouri highway
October 26, 1996
Connie RuddyConnie Ruddy
21 YOA
Ida Grove, Iowa
Ida County
February 10, 1997
Traci EvensonTraci 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 JauronPatricia Jauron
45 YOA
1516 Old Hwy 141
Sioux City, IA
Case # 98-06160
May 26, 1998
Kim RatliffKimberly Ratliff
22 YOA
1414 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
Pottawattamie County
January 12, 1999
Bobbi CrawfordRoberta “Bobbi” Crawford
53 YOA
Hampton, IA
Franklin County
November 17, 1999
Willie BrocksWillie Junior Brocks
49 YOA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
November 27, 1999
Anthony EvansAnthony Lee Evans
5 YOA
1016 21st St.
Sioux City, IA
Woodbury County
June 20, 2000
Cedar Valley Crime StoppersRuben Lara Jr.
40 YOA
Highway 218
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
December 8, 2000
Barbara BrimBarbara K. Brim
53 YOA
Rural Route
Webster City
Hamilton County
April 25, 2001
shawn-north-165pxShawn Michael North
30 – 45 YOA
1200 Blk Doreen Ave.
Waterloo, IA
Died: Aug. 30, 2016
Crime: May 21, 2001
Crystal ArensdorfCrystal Arensdorf, 20
Missing From:
Knicker’s Saloon
Dubuque, IA
Case # 01-25185
July 4, 2001
kevin-jack-gravestone-165pxKevin Jack
21 YOA
5700 Blk of N. Pine St.
Davenport, IA
June 15, 2002
Zion Lutheran ChurchLewis Glenn
29 YOA
8th and Taylor
Davenport, IA
Case #: 2002-31717
August 5, 2002
Payano Burgs crime sceneDouble Homicide
Celestina Payano, 22

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

1831 Mondamin
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2002-36527
September 12, 2002
Martavious Robinson headstoneDouble Homicide
Martavious Robinson
20 YOA
408 Thompson Ave.
Waterloo, IA
September 21, 2002
Calvin Rash storyDouble Homicide
Calvin M. Rash
28 YOA
408 Thompson Ave.
Waterloo, IA
September 21, 2002

Double HomicideAlonzo N. Quinn, 27
Rhiannon M. Olsen, 22
1001 Hartman Avenue
Waterloo, IA
January 3, 2003
Rhiannon OlsenDouble Homicide
Alonzo N. Quinn, 27
Rhiannon M. Olsen, 22
1001 Hartman Avenue
Waterloo, IA
January 3, 2003
Terence CurringtonTerence Currington
20 YOA
400 block of Adams St.
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
August 7, 2003
Corey PoffenbergerCorey Poffenberger
30 YOA
2211 East 37th St.
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2003-42059
October 24, 2003
Jeremy SpencerJeremy J. Spencer
27 YOA
2335 Hickman
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2004-3548
January 28, 2004
Bill DouglasWilliam Douglas, Sr.
Age at Report: 63
Missing from Clarke County
Case #: 0401918
February 4, 2004
Ruth Kingery PohlmeierRuth Kingery-
Pohlmeier
, 37
3839 E. 14th
Des Moines, IA
Case # 2004-14785
April 25, 2004
L.C. MatlockL.C. Matlock
Age at Report: 37
Missing From:
Waterloo, IA
Case # W04-69115
July 5, 2004
Lisa McCuddinLisa 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 HowellGregory J. Howell
Age at Report: 44
Fort Dodge
Missing Since:
January 1, 2005
Josh YoderJosh Yoder
4 YOA
500 Blk of S. 9th St.
Clinton, IA
Clinton County
May 3, 2005
Anthony PosleyAnthony Posley
22 YOA
1600 Blk Sixth Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
July 23, 2006
Mark SnopekMark Snopek
53 YOA
County Road R18
(L Ave.)
Rural Boone County
August 8, 2007
Earl ThelanderEarl Thelander
80 YOA
Onawa, IA
Monona County
Crime Date: 8/28/07
DOD: 9/01/07
Aaron MarrAaron Marr
37 YOA
210 S. Second St.
Ames, IA
Story County
September 22, 2007
Robert BatesRobert Bruce “Kip” Bates III
39 YOA
Carter Lake
Pottawattamie County
September 27, 2007
Agnes KennedyAgnes Kennedy
51 YOA
1800 Blk W. 8th St.
Davenport, Iowa
Scott County
December 22, 2007
Chuck DeatschChuck Deatsch, Jr.
52 YOA
17841 500th St.
Mystic, IA
Appanoose County
April 28, 2008
Aubrey YoungAubrey Young
35 YOA
200 Blk 16th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
June 15, 2008
Hazel ReimannHazel Reimann
87 YOA
131 S.E. Watrous Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
September 2, 2008
Brandy RatliffBrandy Ratliff, Jr.
31 YOA
1608 E. Capitol Ave
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
October 19, 2008
Taveros GallowayTaveros Galloway
29 YOA
500 blk Courtland
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
February 10, 2009
Jared ParksJared Parks
18 YOA
Interstate 35/80
Urbandale, IA
Polk County
May 11, 2009
John ParhamJohn M. Parham, Jr.
58 YOA
413 Ricker St.
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
June 24, 2010
Ashley OklandAshley Okland
27 YOA
558 Stone Creek Court
West Des Moines
Polk County
April 8, 2011
Dexter MeeksDexter Lashun Meeks
22 YOA
211 15th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
June 26, 2011
Bill and Kay WoodJames “Bill” Wood
79 YOA
2698 Hwy R-63
Norwalk, IA
Warren County
July 30, 2011
Kay WoodKaidena “Kay” Wood
72 YOA
2698 Hwy R-63
Norwalk, IA
Warren County
July 30, 2011
Martavious JohnsonMartavious Johnson
17 YOA
500 block Sumner St.
Waterloo, IA
January 5, 2012
Elizabeth CollinsElizabeth Collins
Age at Report: 8
Disappeared from
Evansdale July 13, 2012
Found in Bremer County Dec. 5, 2012
Lyric CookLyric Cook
Age at Report: 10
Disappeared from
Evansdale July 13, 2012
Found in Bremer County Dec. 5, 2012
Kenny GallmeyerCarl “Kenny” Gallmeyer
70 YOA
1091 240th St.
Nashua, IA
Chickasaw County
October 4, 2012
Stanley GolinskyStanley “Mike” Golinsky
56 YOA
SW 1st and Vine St.
Des Moines, IA
October 24, 2012
Nick WhiteNicholas “Nick” White
20 YOA
1511 29th St.
Des Moines, IA
November 26, 2012
Shantorio EvansShantorio V. Evans
22 YOA
1600 Blk of Broadway
Waterloo, IA
December 2, 2012
Rashad AdairRashad Adair, Sr.
31 YOA
1410 Washington Ave.
Des Moines, IA
December 7, 2012
Reginald BryanReginald R. Bryan, Jr.
23 YOA
4745 NW 2nd Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
April 28, 2013
terry-page-crime-scene-165pxTerry Lee Page
36 YOA
1205 Franklin St.
Burlington, IA
Des Moines County
June 25, 2013
Ethan KazmerzakEthan Kazmerzak
Age at Report: 22
Missing From:
Hampton, IA
Missing Since:
September 15, 2013
Leroy GordonLeroy Gordon III
21 YOA
2104 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
November 7, 2013
Joan HaggarJoan M. Haggar
52 YOA
900 Blk E. Euclid
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
February 14, 2014
Dennis WashburnDennis Washburn
69 YOA
Edwards Street
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
May 25, 2014
Norman GantNorman Gant Jr.
21 YOA
1800 block Tremont St.
Cedar Falls, IA
Black Hawk County
June 1, 2014
Rita PapakeeRita J. Papakee
41 YOA
Meskwaki Nation
Tama, IA
Tama County
January 16, 2015
Alicia HummelAlicia 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
Jesse J. Leopold
Age at Report: 23
Missing From:
Boone County, IA
Missing Since:
October 13, 2016
Denelius NesbyDenelius Nesby
55 YOA
700 blk Logan Ave.
Waterloo, Iowa
Black Hawk County
January 22, 2017
Mikaela Bond HillMikaela Bond Hill
22 YOA
717 Hope Ave.
Waterloo, Iowa
Black Hawk County
June 3, 2017

Fredrick Dewayne Webber
33 YOA
100 blk of Center Street
Waterloo, Iowa
July 14, 2017

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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