Des Moines, Iowa - Dwight Jay Roberts, age 60, of Indianola, was charged with one count of Insurance Fraud - Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) and one count of Theft 2nd Degree (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.

The charges against Roberts stem from an investigation which began in July 2019. According to criminal complaints filed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau, Roberts made false statements in connection with a disability insurance claim and received insurance benefits due to these false statements.

On September 23, 2020, Roberts was charged and released with a promise to appear in court.

Iowans with information about insurance fraud are encouraged to contact the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau at 515-654-6556.

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.