Gladys Held

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa   Waterloo in Black Hawk County Gladys Dorothy Held Homicide Gladys Dorothy Held 83 YOA Walnut Court Retirement Home 315 Walnut St., Apt. 321 Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 8, 1993   Gladys D. Held, an 83-year-old retired personal secretary, was beaten and strangled at a Waterloo senior citizens […]

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, […]

Becky Lawless

On October 5, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Becky Simpson Lawless Hit-and-Run Homicide Becky Simpson Lawless 59 YOA Washington St. and W. Mullan Ave. Waterloo, IA (jurisdiction) Black Hawk County April 9, 2012   Becky Simpson Lawless, 59, of Waterloo, was apparently walking home from a tavern in the early morning hours on Monday, April 9, 2012, when she was struck by a […]

Cartha Pearson

On July 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cartha “Jack” Pearson Homicide Cartha “Jack” Pearson 26 YOA Alley between 100 block of Sumner and Cottage streets; 200 block of Linn Street Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County July 29, 1993   Cartha “Jack” Pearson, 26, of 714 South View Drive in Waterloo, Iowa, was found dead in his car Thursday, July 29, 1993, from […]

Diane Courbat

On July 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Diane Burge Courbat Homicide Diane Burge Courbat 34 YOA Cedar River Exchange Park parking lot Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County Crime Date: Tuesday August 3, 1993 Date of Death: Friday, August 6, 1993     Information Provided by Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers Diane Courbat, 34, was shot in the head in the early morning hours […]

Shantorio Evans

On February 15, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Shantorio Vashawn Evans Homicide Shantorio Vashawn “Shaun” Evans 22 YOA 1600 Block of Broadway St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 2, 2012   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Sunday morning, December 2, 2012, Shantorio Vashawn Evans, 22, was a passenger in a westbound minivan traveling in the 1600 block of Broadway Street […]

Terence Currington

On January 28, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers Terence Dwayne Currington Terence Dwayne Currington Homicide Terence Dwayne Currington 20 YOA 400 block of Adams St. Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County August 7, 2003 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Terence Dwayne Currington, 20, was shot about six blocks from his Waterloo, Iowa home on Thursday night, August 7, […]

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 […]

John Parham

On December 10, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

John Marvin Parham, Jr. Homicide John Marvin Parham, Jr. 58 YOA 413 Ricker Street Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County June 24, 2010   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing using excerpts from the WCF Courier and Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers   John Marvin Parham, Jr., 58, sat on the front steps of his 413 Ricker […]