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Dzenifa Kostic biography: 13 things about Waterloo, Iowa care worker

Dzenifa Kostic
Dzenifa Kostic

Dzenifa Kostic is a Bosnian-American woman from Iowa, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She lives in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. (a)
  2. She allegedly robbed the JC Penney store at Crossroad Center in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa on February 9, 2008 with two boys namely Mirza Bacevac, then 16, and Dzenan Kostic, then 13. They were each charged with first-degree robbery. (b) (c)
  3. In 2012, Great Clips, Sharpness Inc. hired her as a full-time hairstylist in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County. (d)
  4. On October 13, 2015, Great Clips, Sharpness Inc. owner Jerry Akers and general manager Samantha Reges discharged her for excessive unexcused absences. (d)
  5. On November 13, 2015, she was disqualified for unemployment benefits from Great Clips, Sharpness Inc. because she was discharged for misconduct. (d)
  6. On May 22, 2017, her probation as a developmental aide in Blackhawk County ended. (e)
  7. She worked as a care worker for Julian Unleashed, the company running the assisted living home on Coachman Drive in Waterloo. (a)
  8. She was caught on camera slapping a man, then 19, a Julian Unleashed client who is autistic and non-verbal, while holding him down. A video of the incident was sent to the man’s mother and police were notified on June 4, 2021. (a)
  9. On June 5, 2021, she was arrested and charged with one count of wanton neglect of a dependent adult. (a)
  10. Julian Unleashed fired her after her arrest on June 5, 2021. (a)
  11. She was 32 years old when she was arrested on June 5, 2021. (a)
  12. On June 6, 2021, she was released from jail on a promise to appear. (f)
  13. On June 8, 2021, she told police officers that she pinned the autistic Julian Unleashed client because he was smacking himself, choking himself and putting his hand down his throat and she pinned him to keep him from breaking any windows. (f)



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