Chase ends in Crash and Arrest

On April 22, 2022 at approximately 11:36p.m. a deputy with the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation at US Highway 34 and Beaverdale Rd. The vehicle failed to stop and attempted to elude law enforcement eastbound on US Highway 34 while reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour. The suspect vehicle entered the Burlington City Limits and drove north in the southbound lanes of traffic near Roosevelt and West Ave. before swerving back into the correct lanes. The suspect drove east on Division St. and continued to elude law enforcement while speeding and driving through multiple stop signs.

At S. 6th St. and Market St. the suspect was northbound when he swerved into the southbound lanes of traffic and towards a marked law enforcement vehicle that had its emergency lights and sirens on. The suspect continued to elude law enforcement throughout downtown and North Hill. Eventually, the suspect drove westbound on Mt. Pleasant St. and struck a vehicle at Mt. Pleasant and Spiegel St. causing disabling damage to the suspect vehicle. There were no injuries reported from the accident.

The suspect was placed under arrest and identified as Izaak Edmund Krieger-Coen, age 29, of West Burlington, IA. A bag of suspected marijuana was located on Krieger-Coen. He was transported to the Des Moines County Jail and charged with Speeding, Felony Eluding, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Fail to Obey Stop Sign, Driving Wrong Side of 2-Way Highway, Reckless Driving, and No Insurance. His bond was set at $5000.

The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Burlington Police Department, West Burlington Police Department, Eighth Judicial District High Risk Unit, and the Iowa State Patrol.