Attorney Criminal Division

The Criminal Division enforces the criminal code of the State of Iowa. 

The Criminal Division prosecutes individuals who violate those laws. The Criminal Division prosecutes violations of the law ranging from traffic violations to misdemeanors to felonies. These include, but are not limited to: property crimes, such as Trespass, Theft, and Burglary; financial crimes such as Fraud, Forgery, bad checks, and Identity Theft; crimes against persons, such as Domestic Abuse, Assault, Sex Abuse, Child Endangerment, and Murder; driving offenses, such as Operating While Intoxicated and Driving While Barred. The Criminal Division also prosecutes cases involving controlled substances and is involved in Drug Court. The Criminal Division also handles violations of probation and parole.


Jon J. Jacobmeier, Chief Deputy Attorney
Christine M. Circo, First Assistant County Attorney
Shelly Miles, Executive Legal Assistant
James S. Burger, Assistant County Attorney
Patrick J. Eppler, Assistant County Attorney
Cassandra Erbynn, Assistant County Attorney
James E. Hansen, IV, Assistant County Attorney
Daniel J. Salvo McGinn, Assistant County Attorney
Kerrie L. Snyder, Assistant County Attorney
Shelby Stanford, Assistant County Attorney
Lyndze D. Thompson, Assistant County Attorney
Brett R. Wessels, Assistant County Attorney

Phone (712) 328-5649
Fax: (712) 328-5753
Hours 8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Closed Daily from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location Pottawattamie County Courthouse
Fifth Floor
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501