FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 31, 2023
Contact: Nick Crawford (, 515-725-5707

Work release escape of Jordan Marcus Simon

OTTUMWA – Jordan Marcus Simon, convicted of Intimidation With a Dangerous Weapon and Dominion/Control of a Firearm by Felon in Des Moines County, failed to report back to the Ottumwa Residential Facility as required on Saturday. 

Simon is a 29-year-old black male, height 5'10", and weighs 272 pounds. He was admitted to the work release facility on June 15, 2023. 

Persons with information on Simon's whereabouts should contact local police.

For more information on the state's work release program, please see Iowa Code 904.901-904.910