For Immediate Release: April 2, 2024
Media Contact: Zach Carlyle | zach.carlyle@iowa.gov | (515) 415-7235

BURLINGTON, Iowa – Joshua Michael Bergen, convicted of Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury, Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury, and Burglary 3rd Degree in Louisa County, as well as Escape of Felon in Des Moines County, failed to report back to the Burlington Residential Facility as required yesterday.

Bergen is a 30-year-old, 5'5", 169-pound white male. He was admitted to the work release facility on Jan. 18, 2024.

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

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

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