Appanoose County Sheriff

Moravia- Late Thursday evening a Law Enforcement pursuit that began in Marion County, entered Monroe County and then into Appanoose County. During the pursuit in Appanoose County an Appanoose County Deputy Sheriff discharged his service weapon at the suspect vehicle.

The suspect was taken in to custody. Neither the suspect nor the Deputy Sheriff were injured.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was requested to conduct an independent third-party investigation in to the incident.

Additional details will be made available during a later press release.

Special Agent in Charge Adam DeCamp with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation will be handling all additional media releases and contacts. Agent DeCamp's contact number is 515-250-4912.

A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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