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Armed and Dangerous: OPD Asks for Public’s Help Finding Man Who Shot at Bail Bondsmen

By Ellis Codjoe, June 30, 2016

The Ottumwa Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding an armed and dangerous fugitive possibly in the Ottumwa and Jefferson County Areas.

Press Release: The Ottumwa Police Department would like to alert the public about a resident who we consider to be armed and dangerous.  Joseph Allen Bibby, age 29, frequents the Ottumwa area and has connections to Jefferson County, Iowa.

It was reported to the Ottumwa Police Department on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at approximately 10:30 p.m., that Bibby shot a handgun at bail bond agents who were trying to arrest Bibby on his outstanding arrest warrant.  No one was injured during the incident. The investigation is on-going.

ecb0737e-44af-4dd6-b79f-2bf64777c4eaBibby currently has a valid warrant for his arrest for a Probation Violation.

If anyone has information about Bibby’s whereabouts, they are requested to contact the Ottumwa Police Department, or their closest law enforcement agency.

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