Des Moines - Trent Matthew Suhr, age 36, of Walnut was charged with one count of Insurance Fraud - Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) and one count of Perjury (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.

The charges against Suhr stem from an investigation which began in March 2020. According to criminal complaints filed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau, Suhr made false statements in connection with a workers compensation insurance claim and during sworn testimony.

On June 23, 2020, Suhr was arrested by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office after an arrest warrant was issued by the Pottawattamie County District Court. Suhr was booked into the Pottawattamie County Jail where he is currently in custody on a $5,000 bond. Trial will be set at a future date.

Iowans with information about insurance fraud are encouraged to contact the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau at 515-242-5304.

No additional information will be provided at this time.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Photo courtesy of the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.