Waterloo Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

On Thursday, January 1, 2009 around 3:15 p.m., Waterloo Police Officers and Waterloo Fire Rescue Paramedics were sent to 1109 Randolph Street on the report of a one-week old infant who had sustained a severe laceration.

Officers determined that the infant, 8-day-old James Lockhart of 1109 Randolph Street, was the victim of an aggravated assault.  James was initially transported to Covenant Medical Center and then transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City for treatment.

As a result of this investigation, 31-year-old Jamie Lockhart of 1109 Randolph Street has been arrested and charged with Attempt to Commit Murder.  Jamie Lockhart is the father of James Lockhart.

Jamie Lockhart is presently being held in the Black Hawk County Jail on a two hundred thousand dollar bond.

James Lockhart remains hospitalized at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in stable condition.

The investigation continues.

Captain John Beckman
Waterloo Police Department
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