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Press release  Date
Police Investigate Suicide
Police Investigate Shooting
Police Investigate Fall at Ames Power Plant  01/25/2020
Police Make Armed Robbery Arrest  01/08/2020
Update: Homicide Investigation  11/08/2019
Homicide Investigation
Serious Assault Investigation
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Police Investigate Bank Robbery
Police Make Arrest In Suspicious Notes Investigation
Police Investigate Animal Abuse
UPDATE: Police Investigate Motorcycle Fatality
Police Investigate Motorcycle Fatality
Police Arrest Robbery Suspects  04/13/2019
Police Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation  02/22/2019
Police Make Armed Robbery Arrest  01/22/2019
UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting
Police Investigate Shooting  01/12/2019
Police Investigate Bank Robbery
Police/Fire Respond to a Call of a Man Who Set Himself on Fire
UPDATE:  Police Investigate Suspicious Death
Police Investigate Suspicious Death
Police Join with Union Pacific for Special Safety Project
UPDATE: Drive-By Shooting Determined False Report
UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Train
Pedestrian Struck by Train
UPDATE: Charges filed in Sexual Assault at Franklin Park
Police Partner With Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for I-PLEDGE
Police Investigate Drive-by Shooting
Police Investigate Armed Robbery   12/04/2017
UPDATE: Police Investigate Homicide, Victim’s Name Released
Police Investigate Homicide  11/18/2017
Police Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks
Police Make Quick Arrest in Armed Robbery
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Police Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks
Ames Police Officers Return to Work
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Police File Additional Charges from Weekend Shooting
Names Released from Weekend Shooting
UPDATE No. 2: Police Investigate Shooting  02/19/2017
UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting   02/19/2017
Police Investigate Shooting   02/19/2017
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Vehicle Burglary Charges
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Assault With Weapon Arrest
Request for Public Assistance: Sexual Assault at Franklin Park
Update: Train/Pedestrian Fatality Accident
Police Investigate Sexual Assault at Franklin Park
Train/Pedestrian Fatality Accident Under Investigation
UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting
Police Investigate Shooting
Police Investigate Two Armed Robberies
Police Investigate Armed Robbery   11/18/2016
UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Shooting Investigation  11/01/2016
Police Partner with Iowa ABD
Police Identify Victim in Fatal Shooting
Police Investigate Fatal Shooting
Police Investigate Stabbing
Police Investigate Armed Robbery 09/06/2016
Police Identify Suspect in Shooting
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
UPDATE: Police Identify Victim of Shooting
Police Investigate Shooting
Police Arrest Three In Counterfeit Money Investigation  05/26/2016
Police Investigate Prostitution at Massage Businesses
Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Apartment  04/2812016
Police Launch Transportation Safety Website, Challenge Community to #MakeitNone   04/14/2016
Police Investigate Armed Robbery  03/29/2016
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Police Arrest Driver in Hit and Run Pedestrian Fatality  01/20/2016
Police Investigate Burglary and Sexual Assault
Police Conduct alcohol Compliance Checks   12/18/2015
Police Release Name of Pedestrian Fatality  12/14/2015
Police Investigate Hit and Run Pedestrian Fatality   12/14/2015
Police Conduct Halloween Traffic Enforcement
Police Investigate Suspicious Vehicle Fire and Vehicle Burglaries
Police Investigate Suspicious Vehicle Fires
Police File Charges Following Vehicle Theft and Pursuit
Traffic Enforcement Project Results – Fourth of

Police Arrest Robbery Suspect
Police Investigate Robbery
Update: Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Update: Police Investigate Fatal Shooting
Update: Construction Accident Investigation
Police Investigate Fatal Shooting  06/20/2015
Update: Attempted Abduction Investigation
Police Investigate Attempted Abduction  05/22/2015
Alcohol Compliance Checks
Police Investigate Shooting
St. Patrick's Day Weekend Enforcement Project Results
 Police Charge Robbery Suspect
Update: Midwest Heritage Bank Robbery
 Police Investigate Midwest Bank Robbery
 Traffic Enforcement Project
 Start By Believing Campaign Launched
 Overserving Compliance Checks
 Police Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks
Party Bus Safety Project
Police Take I-PLEDGE
Police Investigate Phone Tax Scam  11/07/2014
Police Investigate Serious Accident on Highway 30
 Missing Person, Tong Shao  09/26/2014
Police Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks  08/27/2014
 Smart Neighborhoods Team
Police Investigate Armed Robbery  08/28/2014
Police Charge Driver from July 4 Hit and Run  08/01/2014
 Police investigate Hit and Run  07/04/2014
 This Fourth of July, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’  07/01/2014
Drug Drop-Off Container Installed at Police Dept.   06/27/2014
 Police Investigate Armed Robbery
 Police Make More Arrests from Disturbance
 Police Make Prostitution Arrests
 Additional Arrests Made from Disturbance  04/17/14
 Unofficial VEISHEA Saturday Night
Unofficial VEISHEA Friday Night
Police Make Arrests from Disturbance
 Activity Report
 Ames Police Investigate Robbery
St. Patrick's Day Traffic Enforcement
Traffic Enforcement Project - Feb. 17
 Ames Police File Murder Charges             02/14/14
 Traffic Enforcement Project – Super Bowl XLVIII  01/29/14
 Central Iowa Traffic Safety Task Force Enforcement Project
 Police Investigate Fatal Accident  01/10/2014
 Police Investigate Gunshot Fatality
 Traffic Enforcement Project--New Year's Eve
 Update***Police Investigate Shooting
 Police Investigate Shooting
 Alcohol Compliance Checks
 Alcohol Compliance Checks
 Central Iowa Traffic Safety Task Force Traffic Enforcement Results
 Police Release Names from Pursuit and Officer Involved Shooting  11/05/2013
Driver of Stolen Truck Killed after High Speed Pursuit 11/04/2013
 Halloween Enforcement Results


 Alcohol Compliance Checks  11/03/2013
 Ames Officer Selected as President of ISPA
 Halloween Partiers Beware  10/30/2013
 False Delivery Notification 10/24/2013
 Ames Police Investigate Robbery
 Update *** Ames High Shelter-in-Place
 Police Investigate Providing Alcohol to Minors  
 Graffiti press release
 August traffic press release

 Updated Information on Recovered Skull                                                                    

 Armed Robbery Aug. 3, 2013  8/8/13
 Ames Police Recover Skull  7/03/13
July Traffic Report 6/2/13 
May Traffic  5/8/13
Short Pursuit  5/3/13
Stolen Vehicle Update  4/29/13
Suspicious bag Ames Post Office  4/23/13
Accidental Fall Victim  4/22/13
VEISHEA Saturday/Sunday  4/22/13
2013 VEISHEA Vandalism  4/22/13
Shot Fired  4/8/13
Medicap Pharmacy Medication Disposal Event  4/3/13
Traffic Enforcement Project Results - St Patrick's Day Weekend  3/28/13
St Patricks Day weekend press release  3/12/13
Zekes  3/11/13
Crime Alert from Ames PD                                                                                 2/25/13 
GTSB Super Bowl  2/1/13
Hit and Run Update  1/18/13
Stabbing Investigation  1/18/13
Hit and Run  1/18/13
Stabbing Investigation   1/10/13
Alcohol Compliance Checks  12/19/12
Multiple Felony Charges  12/11/12
Alcohol Compliance Checks  12/6/12

Traffic Enforcement Project

Compliance Checks Report  11/14/12
Bike Theft Operation                                      11/03/12
Safe Neighborhoods Team          08/24/12
Seat Belt Enforcement                     05/22/12 
Robbery Suspect Arrested                                                                    04/30/12
Update on Accidental Fall 04/23/12 
Accidental Fall    04/21/12
Hit and Run Injury 04/01/12
Robbery Investigation                                  03/23/12 
Two Ames Officers Receive Traffic Safety Award 03/14/12
GTSB Super Bowl Weekend      02/08/12
2nd Robbery Arrest 02/03/12 
Robbery Arrest                        02/01/12 
Traffic Enforcement Project Results- HWY 30 01/30/12 
Traffic Enforcement Project Results 11/28/11

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