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Webster City Police Department provide update on stabbing investigation

October 7, 2020

On September 20, 2020 at 1420 hours Webster City Police Officers were called to Van Diest Medical Center for a subject who had been dropped off with multiple stab wounds. When officers arrived, they found a male with multiple stab wounds to his torso. The male was identified as Nicholas Walter Janvrin (28) of Webster City. Mr. Janvrin told officers he was involved in an altercation with an acquaintance in front of his residence located at 744 First Street. The acquaintance was identified as Ty Christian Pippin (21) of Webster City.

The initial investigation determined there was no threat to the safety of the public. As the investigation continued multiple people were interviewed. The investigation resulted in several charges being filed on multiple people. Those charged include:

Ty Christian Pippin (21), Attempted Murder (Class B Felony)
Nicholas Walter Janvrin (28), Disorderly Conduct (Simple Misdemeanor)
Sherice Marie Caudle (48), Accessory After the Fact (Aggravated Misdemeanor)
Shayler K Caruth (27), Obstruction of Prosecution (Aggravated Misdemeanor)

A Simple Misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of no more than $625 and imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. An Aggravated Misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of no more than $6,500 and imprisonment not to exceed 2 years. A Class B Felony is punishable by imprisonment of up to 25 years.

The Webster City Police Department was assisted by the Hamilton County Attorney’s Office during this investigation.

View the official press release.

Last modified: October 7, 2020

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