Articles Tagged with Cedar Rapids

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A man from Iowa allegedly abducted a woman and forced her to watch the television miniseries “Roots” while threatening to violently end her life if she tried to leave.

52-year-old Robert Lee Noye is a black man who lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

On February 17, Noye allegedly held a woman captive inside of his home and told her that she was required to stay there and watch the entirety of the 1977 television miniseries “Roots” with him. The woman also reportedly had her 12-year-old daughter with her during the alleged forced viewing.

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In a video recorded by a patron of the restaurant, a man was seen as he allegedly assaulted a Burger King employee when he reportedly became angry that his coupon was denied.

On January 15, 34-year-old Jeremiah Wenzel, his mother, and another woman visited a Burger King together in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

When it came time for Wenzel to pay for his order he handed the worker a coupon, and the employee told him that he was unable to accept it.