Robbery Investigation & Arrests
Today the Marshalltown Police Department has completed its investigation into two robbery incidents that took place on March 29th & 31st 2013. On March 29th at 4:00 A.M the Police Department responded to a residence in the 10 blk of E Grant St. When officers arrived they met with the victim who told them that he had been held in his apartment against his will, assaulted and had several items stolen by two male suspects.
The victim was able to provide officers with the names of the two suspects and an investigation commenced. As a result of this investigation, arrest warrants were obtained for the two suspectswho were identified as:
Julian Junior Estrada W, M (H) 27 years old and Adam Scott Leiva W, M (H) 21 years old both of Marshalltown.
On March 31st at 12:04 A.M. Estrada and Leive along with Richard James Dolan Jr. were involved in a second robbery this time at an address in the 100 blk of N 8th St. During this incident as in the first, the residents were assaulted and items were taken. The investigation into this second robbery lead the Marshalltown Police Department SWAT Team to execute two search warrants later that same morning.
During the execution of one of the search warrants at 108 1/2 S 3rd St the SWAT team did locate and arrest Adam Scott Leiva during the search of his residence. The Police Department also recovered a stereo that had been reported stolen.
The Police Department continued its investigation. On Tuesday, April 9, at 6:00 A.M. the Marshalltown SWAT Team and K9 Unit executed a third search warrant this time at 10 1/2 W Grant St. During the search of this residence Julian Estrada was found hiding inside and he was taken into custody on his warrants. Additional stolen property was also recovered at this residence.
Julian Estrada was arrested on the following charges.
1. (2 Counts) Robbery 1st Degree a Class B Felony
2. Willful Injury a Class C Felony
3. False Imprisonment a Serious Misdemeanor
4. Probation Violation
Adam Leiva was arrested on March 31and was charged with the following.
1. Robbery 1st Degree a Class B Felony
2. Robbery 2nd Degree a Class C Felony
3. Theft 2nd Degree a Class D Felony
4. False Imprisonment a Serious Misdemeanor
5. Serious Assault a Serious Misdemeanor
Richard James Dolan Jr., 45 years old, of Marshalltown, was arrested on March 31 and was charged with one Count of Robbery 1st Degree a Class B Felony. Dolan who was held in the Marshall County Jail has subsequently been released on bond.
Julian Estrada is being held in the Marshall County Jail pending his Initial Appearance in Court on Wednesday April 10th 2013 at 8:30 A.M.
Adam Leive is currently being held in the Marshall County Jail on $100,000.00 Cash Bond.
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