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Metro briefs

BY DI STAFF | OCTOBER 13, 2014 5:00 AM

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CR man charged with forgery

Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids man of cashing a forged check.

Genial Quincy, 32, was charged with forgery on Aug. 22.

According to online court documents, Quincy cashed a $1,812.33 check, which he split with several unknown alleged conspirators.

Forgery is a Class-D felony.

— by Alyssa Guzman

Woman charged identity theft

Authorities have accused a North Liberty woman of stealing another woman’s purse and using her credit card.

Irene Seals, 65, was charged with identity theft over $1,000 on Aug. 20.

According to online court documents, Seals stole a woman’s purse from a McDonald’s and gave the woman’s credit card to a codefendant.

The codefendant used the credit card to purchase gas, tires, brakes, and rotors for her vehicle.

At one point, one of the credit cards was declined, so Seals provided the codefendant with another credit-card number, which she allegedly proceeded to use.

Identity theft over $1,000 is a Class-D felony.

— by Alyssa Guzman

IC woman charged with controlled-substance possession

Authorities have accused an Iowa City woman of possession of methamphetamine.

Amy Green, 32, was charged with a third-offense possession of controlled substances on Oct. 9.

According to online court documents, Green was found passed out in a running vehicle. The vehicle was searched, and authorities found needles, a pipe, and white powder. Testing confirmed that the substance was meth.

Third-offense possession of controlled substances is a Class-D felony.

— by Alyssa Guzman

Man faces numerous charges

Authorities have accused a Manchester, Iowa, man with breaking into a home and stabbing one of the residents.

Austin Brown, 20, was charged with first-degree burglary, going armed with intent, willful injury/causing bodily injury, and assault while participating in a felony on Oct. 11.

According to online court documents, officers entered a residence to find that a man had been stabbed in the face with a pocketknife. The man told the officers that the perpetrator who stabbed him might still be inside.

Officers locked the door and found Brown fighting with another resident. After being told numerous times to stop, Brown continued fighting and was aggressive with the officers. He had to be subdued with a Taser.

The victim told the officers that brown entered the house and began to fight with the residents for no reason. Brown told officers he had been invited to the home for a party, but he did not know who invited him or the names of the residents. Brown was highly intoxicated and was unable to remember the majority of the event.

Burglary in the first degree is a Class-B felony. Going armed with intent is a Class-D felony. Willful injury/causing bodily injury is a Class-D felony. Assault while participating in a felony is a Class-D felony.

— by Alyssa Guzman

Man charged with criminal mischief

Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of causing more than $1,000 worth of damage to a vehicle.

Oscar Hall, 38, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief on Oct. 11.

According to online court documents, Hall broke three windows of another person’s white Mercury Sable and caused an estimated $1,200 worth of damage.

Second-degree criminal mischief is a Class-D felony.

— by Alyssa Guzman


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