After Hours Club Stabbing


In the early morning hours of Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 0353hrs, the Waterloo Police Department was sent to 710 Jefferson Street, the location of the After Hours Club, for a large fight inside and outside of the business. On the way to the address there was a second report that a subject had been stabbed.


When Officers arrived, there was no stabbing victim, but a large area of blood was found on the sidewalk. Shortly after a victim, Arkell Todd (age 21), arrived at Allen Hospital Emergency by private vehicle with multiple life threatening stab wounds to the chest.


This incident is still under investigation by the Waterloo Police Department. More information will be released as it become available.


Captain Dave Mohlis

Investigations Division

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518 Rhey Street Shooting Arrest


On February 23rd, 2015 at 2258hrs, the Waterloo Police Department responded to 518 Rhey Street on a report of shooting that just occurred and the suspects had fled the area. At the residence it was found that the victim, Demarcus Green (age 25), had a bullet wound to his right shoulder from a 22 caliber handgun. Green was transported to Allen Hospital by Waterloo Fire Rescue for treatment.

On March 2nd, 2015 at 0036hrs, a traffic stop was made at the intersection of W. 2nd and Western Street by Waterloo Police Officers. During the traffic stop a 22 caliber handgun was located inside the car. The vehicle was occupied by Chorion D. Smith (age 18) and Trevell D. Bruce (age 22).

As a result of the traffic stop and the follow up investigation both were identified as suspects in the shooting of Demarcus Green at 518 Rhey Street on February 23rd.  The handgun that was recovered was the weapon used during the shooting.

The suspects were charged in Black Hawk County District Court on the charges listed below:

       Trevell D. Bruce; Being a prior felon was charged with Possession of a Firearm as a Felon.

       Choroin D. Smith; was charged with Carrying Weapons, Willful Injury- Causing Serious Injury and Going Armed with Intent.

Captain Dave Mohlis
Investigations Division
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Arrest made from January House Fire

On January 4th, 2015, Waterloo Fire and Waterloo Police personnel responded to a house fire at 610 W. 11th Street in Waterloo.  Dale Irvin Hansen (59) of Waterloo was found at the scene with substantial burns from the fire and was transported to a local hospital.  Investigators with Waterloo Fire and the Tri-County Drug Task Force were called to the scene after suspicious items were located by Waterloo Fire Personnel.  After a search warrant was executed at the residence Investigators located items consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine.  On February 18th, 2015 Investigators with the Tri-County Drug Task Force obtained warrants for the arrest of Dale Irvin Hansen for Arson 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Pseudoephedrine and Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine.  On February 27th, 2015, Hansen was arrested at the Black Hawk County Jail on the warrants.  The Investigation into this case is still on-going.    


Sgt. R. Gehrke

Tri-County Drug Task Force

Operation Locate Alert Notification - Prince Flomo

An Operation Locate Alert Notification has been issued for the following subject:

Prince Joshua Flomo

Black male age 25

5'5" 135 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.  

Flomo possibly has an altered mental status and walked away from Covenant Medical Center on 02-22-15 at about 8:50 a.m.  He was last seen in the area of Bontraeger Park in the 3400 block of West 9th Street and the area to the north and west of there.  He was wearing a medical gown and no shoes at the time he walked away.  If any information is known about the whereabouts of this subject, please contact Black Hawk Consolidated Dispatch at 319-291-2515 immediately.  Below is a photo of Flomo.

Sergeant. Robert J. Greenlee III - Watch I - Patrol Division


Cedar Fall Man Arrested with a gun During Traffic Stop

On February 17, 2015 around 1:30pm Officers with the Waterloo Police Department's Violent Crime Apprehension Team conducted a traffic stop in the area of Conger St. and Logan Ave. reference an equipment violation.  During the investigation Officers made contact with several subjects including twenty-three-year-old Myles Anthony Ross of Cedar Falls.  Upon requesting Ross out of the vehicle Officers observed him kick a baggie of marijuana underneath the vehicle.  Officers then observed a partially concealed .40 caliber handgun on the floorboard where Ross was located.  Ross and several subejcts were detained at that time.  During the investigation Ross was charged with felon in possession of a firearm, carrying weapons and possession of marijuana second offense.  Ross was booked into the Black Hawk County Jail.


Sgt Matt McGeough