Ruben Lara

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa   Waterloo in Black Hawk County Ruben Lara, Jr. Hit-and-Run Homicide Ruben Lara, Jr. 40 YOA Highway 218 Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 8, 2000   Ruben Lara Jr., a 40-year-old construction worker who lived at 3450 Ellington St. in Waterloo, was killed in a hit-and-run homicide early Friday […]

Jacob Biretz

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa   Waterloo in Black Hawk County Jacob J. “Jake” Biretz Homicide Jacob “Jake” Biretz 87 YOA 311 Lafayette St., Apt. B Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 10, 1993   Jacob “Jake” Biretz, an 87-year-old retired mechanic, was found dead in his apartment at a Waterloo retirement home on Friday, […]

Martavious Robinson and Calvin Rash

On January 28, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Martavious “Tay” DeShaun Robinson and Calvin Maurice Rash Double Homicide   Black Hawk County in Iowa   Waterloo in Black Hawk County Martavious “Tay” DeShaun Robinson, 20 Calvin Maurice Rash, 29 408 Thompson Ave. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County September 21, 2002   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Saturday, September 21, 2002, Martavious […]

Rodricus Echols

On February 8, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Rodricus Keith Echols (Jones) Homicide Rodricus “Little Rod” Echols aka Rodricus Keith Jones 23 YOA 912 Broadway St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County September 12, 2010   Case Summary by Jody Ewing The disturbance call came first. About 2:12 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, Waterloo Police officers received a call about a disturbance in […]

Black Hawk County

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Black Hawk County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Black Hawk County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have […]