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Posted on: July 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Marshalltown Man Arrested for Burglary and Domestic Violence Offenses

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On Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 9:07am, Marshalltown police officers responded to the 600 block of West Boone Street after a 911 hang-up call was received from a private residence in this neighborhood. After an investigation of circumstances, officers discovered that a twenty-two-year-old Marshalltown woman had been assaulted. The Marshalltown police department subsequently arrested Jerome Marquez Lang, age 21, of Marshalltown. Mr. Lang was charged with:

  1. Burglary in the First Degree (2 counts)
  2. Child Endangerment (2 counts)
  3. Violation of a No Contact Order (3 counts)
  4. Domestic Abuse Assault – Causing Bodily Injury
  5. Domestic Abuse Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
  6. Domestic Abuse Assault – Strangulation with Bodily Injury
  7. False Imprisonment (2 counts)
  8. Harassment in the First Degree
  9. Interference with Official Acts
  10. Obstructing a 911 Call
  11. Stalking (2 counts)
  12. Outstanding Arrest Warrant – Violation of a No Contact Order

LANG, JEROME MARQUEZ

Mr. Lang was transported to the Marshall Count Jail and was held pending an initial court appearance. On April 8, 2023, Mr. Lang was arrested for Burglary in the Second Degree and Domestic Abuse Assault involving the same victim. These investigations continue.

Domestic violence is a critically important issue in all communities. If you need help getting out of an abusive situation, or you know someone who needs help, you can contact the telephone numbers below for help and information.

  • Marshalltown Police Department: (641) 754-5725 or 911
  • Marshall County Attorney’s Office: (641) 754-6314
  • Assault Care Center Extending Shelter & Support (ACCESS): (855) 983-4641
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline Website: https://www.thehotline.org/

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

AUTHORITY: Michael W. Tupper, Chief of Police (mtupper@marshalltown-ia.gov or 641.754.5771)

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