Parents offer reward
The parents of Jon Lacina offer a reward of up to $10,000 for any new information that leads to the location of their son.
Lacinas offer thanks and encouragement
Feb. 8, 11:15 a.m.
Jon Lacina's parents and brother thank supporters, share thoughts and offer words of comfort to the community as the search continues for the missing student.
Show support for the Lacina family
Feb. 5, 1:40 p.m.
As the investigation and search efforts to find missing ISU
student Jon Lacina continue, members of the university
community have asked how they can reach out to his family
during this uncertain time. Messages of support for
Lacina's parents, Tom and Alesia, and their elder son, Joe,
may be sent to the following address:
Jon Lacina Family
P.O. Box 655
Grinnell, IA 50112
Please note that any leads or information about Jon Lacina's whereabouts should continue to go to ISU Police at (515) 294-4428
Nightly vigils planned
Feb. 5, 1:40 p.m.
How to help
Feb. 2, 1:50 p.m.
Officials say students can help in the search to find Jonathan Lacina by distributing flyers and spreading awareness through online communities. They also offer reminders to students on staying safe and tips on coping in difficult situations.
Statement from ISU President Geoffroy
Feb. 1, 10:20 a.m.
Search for missing student moves inside
Jan. 31, 4:30 p.m.
Police also encourage members of the Ames community to check in and around their property. If anything suspicious or unusual is found -- such as a cell phone, wallet or clothing -- don't touch it. Call ISU Police at (515) 294-4428 or the Ames Police Department at (515) 239-5133.
Officials conduct ground, air, water searches
Jan. 31, 10:35 a.m.
The search continues for missing student Jon Lacina, with law enforcement agencies and search and rescue teams conducting ground searches. Searches also are under way in ISU mechanical rooms, elevator shafts, garages, sheds and other remote locations and ISU residence halls and apartments and Greek houses. ISU Police also have requested an air search and dive teams will search waterways.
Police issue alert for missing student
Iowa State University Police have issued a missing persons alert and seek the public's assistance in locating a student who has not been seen since Friday night, Jan. 22. Jonathan Lacina, 21, was last seen leaving 300 Stanton Ave. at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 22.