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Posted on: September 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Marshalltown Police Department Investigates String of Burglary & Theft Crimes

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Between September 6 and September 9, 2023 the Marshalltown Police Department investigated nine new burglary and theft crimes. These crimes occurred in the 1400 block of West Main Street, 1600 block of Summit Street, 1600 block of Fremont Street, 100 and 300 blocks of North 16th Street (four incidents), and the 100 block of North 16th Street (two incidents). Stolen property was recovered by police on September 7.

On September 17, 2023 Emmanuel Kparyea (20) of Marshalltown, was taken into custody in connection with these investigations. Kparyea was arrested for the below listed criminal offenses:

  • Burglary 3rd Degree of a Vehicle (6 counts)
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Possession of burglar tools
  • Possession of Controlled Substance


These investigations are on-going. The police department anticipates making additional arrests. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Marshalltown Police Department at 641.754.5725. Tips may also be submitted anonymously by calling Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 641.753.1234 or via text by texting the word “marshall” followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637). Additionally, tips may be submitted online at

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

AUTHORITY: Lt. Sadie Weekley ( or 641.754.5729)

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