Marshalltown Police ask for help finding wanted man


The Marshalltown Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down 49-year-old Jimmy Austgen, who is wanted on several charges including forgery, theft, identity theft and unauthorized use of a credit card, according to a press release.

Police describe Austgen as a 5-foot-9-inch white male weighing approximately 260 pounds with a shaved head and hazel eyes. Austgen was last seen around S. Second Avenue and Market Street in Marshalltown.

Tips may be submitted by calling (641) 753-1234, via text by texting the word “Marshall” followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637), or online at All tips are completely anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip results in an arrest.