09, Mar 2014 - Accused killer's lawyer asks for compassionate release due to medical concerns
The man accused of killing his wife in Iowa City 17 years ago is requesting a release from prison due to his declining health related to prostate cancer.
08, Mar 2014 - Johnson, IA Iowa City murder suspect may have less than a year to live, attorney says
UPDATE: John Bloomfield is suffering from an assortment of medical conditions and may have less than a year to live, his attorney said Thursday. At a detention hearing, Iowa City defense attorney Leon Spies laid out the various afflictions his client, John Bloomfield, is currently suffering from. The most serious disease is metastatic prostate cancer, [...]
07, Mar 2014 - Johnson, IA Cedar Rapids Man Sentenced For 2012 Break-In Over Drug Debt
Andrew Meyer of Cedar Rapids, seated next to attorney Tom Frerichs, listens as Sixth District of Iowa Judge Ian Thornhill accepts Meyer's guilty plea on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Johnson County District Court in Iowa City. Meyer pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree, a class C felony, and aiding or abetting assault causing serious injury, a class D felony, in relation to a November ...
07, Mar 2014 - Johnson, IA Break-in over drug debt gets Cedar Rapids man up to 15 years in prison
A Cedar Rapids man will spend up to 15 years in prison for his role in a 2012 Iowa City break-in that left a man shot. Assistant Johnson County Attorney Dana Christiansen said 20-year-old Andrew D. Meyer pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree burglary and assault causing serious injury. The sentences on the two charges will [...]
05, Mar 2014 - Johnson, IA Man Accused in 1997 Iowa City Homicide to Seek Release
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) â€” A Minnesota man charged with killing his wife in Iowa in 1997 is asking to be allowed to live in his home until the trial. John Richard Bloomfield's attorney says the 71-year-old has an illness that would be better treated by his doctors in Minnesota.