For Immediate Release: May 28, 2024
Media Contact: Zach Carlyle | | (515) 415-7235

FORT DODGE, Iowa – Andrew James Nielsen, convicted of Burglary 1st Degree in Webster County, Prohibited Acts — Manufacture, Delivery, Possession in Fayette County, and Voluntary Absence (Escape) in Polk and Webster counties, failed to report back to the Fort Dodge Residential Center as required yesterday.

Nielsen is a 47-year-old, 5'9", 172-pound white male. He was admitted to the work release facility on March 6, 2024.

Persons with information on Nielsen'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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