Rockwell City Officer Killed In Line of Duty Identified
37 year-old Jamie Buenting, an eight-year veteran with the Rockwell City Police Department, was shot and killed early this morning during a standoff. Iowa DCI Special Agent Mike Motsinger said 32 year-old Rockwell City resident Corey Trott is currently being held in the Sac County Jail on a first-degree murder charge. Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Pleasant Street at 9:30pm Thursday after receiving information that Trott was at a residence. Trott was wanted on a felony assault warrant. Buenting was transported to Stewart Memorial Hospital after a single gunshot was reportedly fired at 1:40am Friday morning. The standoff ended at 5:32am when Trott surrendered. A fund has been set up for Buenting's family at the First Community Bank branches in Rockwell City, Pomeroy, Newell, and Fonda.