BIBBY & COOK FOUND GUILTY IN 2018 POLICE SHOOTOUT AND ROBBERY

Bibby & Cook found guilty in 2018 police shootout and robbery

A jury in Ottumwa reached verdicts Thursday (4/1) on two men accused of getting into a shootout with police in August 2018.  35-year-old Michael Bibby of Ottumwa was found guilty of one count of attempted murder, first degree robbery, first degree burglary and willful injury.  Bibby was facing a second count of attempted murder, but the jury instead convicted him of assault with intent to cause serious injury.  Co-defendant 26-year-old Dalton Cook of Ottumwa was cleared on two counts of attempted murder.  He was found guilty of assault with intent to cause serious injury through joint criminal conduct, first-degree robbery as an aider and abettor, first-degree burglary as an aider and abettor and willful injury as an aider and abettor. Bibby and Cook will be sentenced April 19.

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