Iowa Code (I.C.)
Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure
Subtitle 1. Crime Control and Criminal Acts
Chapter 804. Commencement of Actions–Arrests–Disposition of Prisoners
804.24 Arrests by private persons — disposition of prisoner.
A private citizen who has arrested another for the commission of an offense must, without unnecessary delay, take the arrested person before a magistrate, or deliver the arrested person to a peace officer, who may take the arrested person before a magistrate, but the person making the arrest must also accompany the officer before the magistrate.