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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Juvenile Taken into Custody During Burglary Investigation

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On Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 12:30pm, a twelve-year-old male of Marshalltown was taken into custody in connection with multiple vehicle burglary incidents that occurred on or about October 19. This juvenile has been accused of two counts of vehicle burglary in the third degree and one count of theft in the fourth degree. These investigations are continuing. The juvenile was taken to a detention center.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Marshalltown Police Department at 641.754.5729. 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.)

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

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