January 22, 2014

One Charged - Solicitation To Commit Murder

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Cesar Anibal Alicea

     On January 22, 2014, at approximately 7:59 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department continued an investigation into a male subject planning and conspiring with other person(s) to commit murder on another individual.

     Cesar Anibal Alicea, 41 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; was arrested in the 10 block of Hwy 150 South. The arrest stems from a several day investigation where Mr. Alicea was entreating others to provide items to perform his plan to commit the murder of the mother of one of his children.

     Mr. Alicea was taken into custody as he was in the act of acquiring the items necessary to commit the offense.

     Cesar Alicea has been charged with Solicitation to Commit Murder – Class C Felony. He was processed at the Oelwein Police Department and transported to the Fayette County Jail.

     This investigation was a collaborative effort between the Oelwein Police Department, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement. This incident remains under investigation.


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