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SCPD Searching for Angel Gomez

UPDATE – Angel Gomez was taken into custody at his residence at 5:45 am without incident. He was booked into Woodbury County Jail and charged with Domestic Assault, False Imprisonment, Robbery, and other charges related to this incident.

On August 23, 2014 at about 7:48 pm, the Sioux City Police Department received a report of a kidnapping involving a gun in the 2000 block of Summit St.

Officers learned that Angel Gomez of Sioux City threatened his fiancé with a gun and forced her into a car.

Gomez then struck another vehicle that was not involved while fleeing the area.

Gomez drove to War Eagle Park where he threatened another subject with the gun and stole that person’s vehicle. The owner of the car that was stolen was not injured in this incident.

Gomez’s fiancé was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injures as a result of be being assaulted by him during this incident.  Her name is not being released at this time.

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Riverside Blvd. & War Eagle Dr.

The Engineering Division of the City’s Public Works Department announces the extension of the closure on War Eagle Drive directly east of Riverside Boulevard. War Eagle Drive will reopen the afternoon of Thursday, July 3rd & remain open through the weekend. Starting Monday, July 7th through Friday, July 11th War Eagle Drive will be fully closed directly east of Riverside Boulevard to complete pipe installation & paving in connection with the widening & signalization of the intersection. During the closure a detour route along Riverside Boulevard, W. 19th Street, & Casselman Street will be posted. Motorists are advised to reduce speed, drive cautiously, and obey all traffic control signs and barricades with regard to this work.

 
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Sioux City Police Department arrests armed robbery suspects

Sioux City Police Department arrests armed robbery suspects

 

On February 20, 2014 at approximately 10:07pm two suspects entered the Kum & Go, 2626 Court St.  Two minutes later at 10:09pm one suspect entered the store armed with a large knife as the second suspect stayed outside acting as the “look out”.  Once inside the store the suspect threatened the clerk with the knife and completed the robbery.  Both suspects then fled on foot.

On Thursday February, 27th detectives released video footage of the suspects from store surveillance cameras via the police departments Facebook page.  Police received tips from social media and crime stoppers.

Two suspects, both age 15 have been taken into custody and turned over to the Juvenile Detention Center with the following charges: 

1)Robbery 1st

2)Going Armed with Intent.

Any arrest/charges noted in this report should be considered merely an accusation.  All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 
Sioux City Journal Endorses Police Departments Safety Up program

The Sioux City Journal's editorial board endorsed the Sioux City Police Departments Safey Up program.   Please read the editorial here.  For information about the program or how to become involved please call crime prevention at 279-6411.

 
HOT water can cause serious injury or death, especially to kids!

HOT water can cause serious injury or death, especially to kids!

Please take a minute and read the following information from childrenshealthnetwork.org

The leading cause of deaths and injuries to children at home is accidents. Hot water burns can put a child in the hospital or even cause death. The burns happen most often in the bathroom and tend to be more severe because a larger portion of the body is burned.

Children ages 4 and younger are at the greatest risk for death from a burn. They may get badly burned because they are not able to get out of water is that is too hot. Here are some tips:
•When using tap water, always turn on the cold water first, and then add hot water. When you turn the water off, turn the hot water off first. Teach your child to do the same.
•Always test the water before your child gets into the tub or shower.
•Don't let young children to touch faucet handles during a bath.
•Make sure all faucets are properly labeled “HOT” or “COLD.”
•Don’t use a hot steam vaporizer. It can cause steam burns. Use a cool mist vaporizer instead.
•Never leave a child alone in the bathroom for any reason. They could get burned by hot water or drown.
•Set the thermostat on your water heater on low or no higher than 120°F (49°C) or lower. A child can be scalded in 2 to 3 seconds in water that is only 5 degrees warmer than this

 
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Sioux City Police Department

601 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

phone: 712-279-6440
fax: 712-279-6148

csheehan@sioux-city.org

To Report a Non-Emergency Crime or Accident
712/279-6960

Victim Advocacy Program or 
Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator
at 712-279-6398 or 
the Council's web site.

PROJECT LIFESAVER - IOWA

Project Lifesaver is a project
that provides a tracking system
to locate individuals who have
the tendency to wander and become lost.

Project Lifesaver International

or contact Rita Donnelly 712-279-6424
rdonnelly@sioux-city.org