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Posted on: June 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Marshalltown Police Department Investigates Early Morning Robbery - UPDATE

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The Marshalltown Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday, June 7, at approximately 5:00am. The Marshalltown Police Department responded to the Git-N-Go convenience store, located at 3302 South Center Street, after an employee called the police to report a robbery. The initial call to law enforcement came in at 5:04am. Upon arrival, officers determined a male suspect had entered the store and demanded money. The store employee was not injured.

The Marshalltown Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Dillyn Michael Howard, age 21, of Marshalltown. Mr. Howard is charged with:

  1. Robbery – 2nd Degree (Class C Felony)
  2. Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon (Aggravated Misdemeanor)
  3. Theft – 3rd Degree (Aggravated Misdemeanor)


Law enforcement is searching for Mr. Howard. If you have information concerning his whereabouts, please contact your local law enforcement agency.

The police department continues to investigate this crime. If you have information about this crime, please contact the Marshalltown Police Department at 641.754.5725. Crime Stoppers tips may be submitted by calling 641.753.1234 or via text by texting the word “marshall” followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637) or online at  All tips are completely anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip results in an arrest.

(A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.)

For more information, please contact Police Chief Michael Tupper by calling 641.754.5771 or via email at

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