On November 8th, 2018 Waterloo Police Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Danaesha L. Martin age 22 charging her for 1st Degree Murder, in connection with the death of Shavondes S. Martin.     Danaesha Martin’s was last known by police to be in Norfolk Virginia.   

Officers contacted the United States Marshals Service for assistance in locating Danaesha Martin.    On November 13th, 2018 the United States Marshals Service with the assistance of the Norfolk VA Police Department, located and arrested Danaesha Martin without incident at 12:50 PM in the 700 block of A Avenue, Norfolk Va.

Shavondes S. Martin was found deceased in an alley near South Street in Waterloo on May 31st 2018.    An autopsy was performed and determined his death was the result of gunshot wounds.

The investigation into this case is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.   Anyone with information regarding this or other cases please contact the Waterloo Police Department.  


DMartinA criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty

RSS Press Release Feeds

rss boiteSubscribe To Our Press Release News Feed! Want to stay current with the Waterloo Police Department's Press Releases?

Subscribe to our RSS Feed by clicking here

Press Release Contacts

Public Information Officer 
Major Joe Leibold
Investigations Division

Waterloo Police Department
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

After 4 p.m. and on Weekends,
Please contact the On-Duty
Watch Commander at 319-291-4340 option 2