1st Degree Robbery Arrests
On April 27, 2012 Officers from the Marshalltown Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Check into Cash (50 East Lafrentz Dr.) where $1000.00 was taken from a clerk at gunpoint. While conducting an extensive investigation of this incident, Officers recovered several items of evidence from the crime scene that were submitted to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation for analysis.
After carefully reviewing all the available information obtained during this investigation, two subjects were apprehended.
This is currently an ongoing investigation.
Russell Gentry Jr. (23) and Bernard Brooks (18), both from Marshalltown, have been charged with the following:
Russell Gentry Jr. is being housed at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility on unrelated charges. Bernard Brooks is being held at the Marshall County Jail on a $50,000 cash bond.
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