[November 08, 2008]On Friday, Lincoln
Police Department officers, along with Mason City police, arrested
Richard E. Andrews in Mason City.
The arrest culminates a monthlong investigation into the attempted
armed robbery and attempted kidnapping of a Lincoln woman that occurred on
Oct. 9 at the Lincoln Dental Center, 411 Keokuk St.
A search warrant was executed at Andrews residence, 304 South Logan
St., Mason City.
Andrews, who is 49 years old, was driving the suspect vehicle at the
time of the arrest.
Photographs of the vehicle and a sketch of the suspect were provided
to area news media. This information was instrumental in identifying
the suspect and the subsequent arrest. Andrews is being held in the
Logan County Jail.
[News release from Lincoln Police Chief Stuart R. Erlenbush;