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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY: Iowa Department of Public Safety


By Press release submission | Sep 26, 2019


IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY issued the following announcement on September 19.

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 4:38 p.m. Grundy County sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop with Ricky Sigler  on A Avenue, east of County Road T-37 (M Avenue) in the City of Grundy Center.   During the traffic stop, Ricky Sigler, age 39, Grundy Center, was arrested on the following charges:

OWI 3rd Offense, a Class ‘D’ Felony

Possession of Controlled Substance; Methamphetamine, 3rd Offense; a Class ‘D’ Felony

Sigler was booked into the Grundy County Jail and suffered a medical issue. Sigler was transported by the Grundy Center Ambulance to the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.   While at the hospital, Sigler became unresponsive.  Medical staff performed lifesaving procedures but Sigler later died.  Sigler was transported to the Office of State Medical Examiner in Ankeny where an autopsy will be performed.

As standard procedure with ‘in-custody related deaths’, the Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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