Man sought after early morning incident

Police are still searching for a man following an early Wednesday morning incident in Waterloo.

At about 3:50 a.m., a female resident in the 400 block of Morrison Avenue called police to say she found her ex-husband hiding inside the residence. The man, described as wearing a black jacket and jeans with a black/gray backpack, fled the residence and drove away on a motorcycle just prior to law enforcement arrival.

Waterloo police eventually located the unoccupied motorcycle at the edge of a field in the area of Fourth Street at Osterhage Drive, after which a search ensued.

As of Thursday afternoon, the suspect had not been located.

“He’s probably hiding somewhere in Missouri,” Sgt. Trin Daws of the Waterloo Police Department said.

Police have a signed complaint by the woman for a charge of criminal trespassing against the ex-husband. Possible other charges are pending.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
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