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Carter Lake Police search for 'dangerous' man

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Posted at 3:49 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 18:59:37-05

CARTER LAKE, Iowa (KMTV) - The Carter Lake Police Department is looking for a man they say "is to be considered dangerous with violent tendencies and is known to abuse drugs."

Authorities said 40-year-old Brian Joe Howell is wanted out of Pottawattamie County for domestic abuse involving strangulation with bodily injury.

He's also wanted out of Mills County for criminal mischief.

Howell is described as 6-foot-1 and 220 pounds. He has brown hair, blue eyes, and numerous tattoos.

Authorities warn people not to try to apprehend him. If you know where he is, call law enforcement at 712-328-5737 or 911.

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