James Booher

On October 22, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

James “Jim Bob” Booher (Courtesy The Gazette) James Allan “Jim Bob” Booher Presumed Homicide Name: James Allan “Jim Bob” Booher At at Report: 51 YOA DOB: March 30, 1963 Weight: 185 lbs. Height: 5’08” Hair: Unknown or completely bald Eyes: Hazel Incident Type: Involuntary/Suspicious Residence: Marion, Iowa Last Seen: 5900 block of Fourth Street SW […]

Cedar Rapids Police Seeking Tipster in Michelle Martinko Case

On April 10, 2014, in Media, News, Rewards, by Jody Ewing

According to a Cedar Rapids Police Department Media Release dated April 10, 2014, the Cedar Rapids Police Department is requesting additional assistance from a Linn County Crime Stoppers tipster who provided investigators with information about the December 1979 Michelle Martinko homicide. On December 16, 2013, the police department received information from an individual that led investigators to a […]

Dexter Meeks

On April 12, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette Dexter Lashun Meeks Dexter Lashun “Big Ham” Meeks Homicide Dexter Lashun “Big Ham” Meeks 22 YOA 211 15th St. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County June 26, 2011   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   Dexter Lashun Meeks, 22, known to his friends as “Big Ham,” was shot in the […]

Lynn Schuller

On January 15, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Lynn Louise (Tickner) Schuller Homicide (presumed murdered but body never found – legally declared dead) A short excerpt from Gazette writer Jeff Burnham’s March 19, 1992 story. More page downloads available below. Lynn Louise Schuller 25 YOA DOB: Dec. 5, 1946 3100 30th St. Dr. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Went Missing: August 6, […]

Traci Evenson

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Traci Ann Evenson Homicide Traci Ann Evenson 22 YOA 438-1/2 Ninth Ave. SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County June 21, 1997   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Traci Ann Evenson, 22, was beaten and suffocated in her Cedar Rapids, Iowa, apartment on Saturday night, June 21, 1997. Evenson’s sister, Jodi Lynn Jackson, discovered […]

Paula Oberbroeckling

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Paula Jean Oberbroeckling Homicide   Paula Jean Oberbroeckling 18 YOA 116 10th St. N.W. Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County July 11, 1970         Recent Updates In February 2012, noted author Susan Taylor Chehak published an Amazon ebook, “What Happened to Paula: The Anatomy of a True Crime,”in an effort to crowdsource an […]