*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


July 23, 2017


Brandon Robert Oettchen, age 31 of 1116 35th Street, Des Moines was arrested at 36312 F Place, Dexter for OWI, harassment and criminal mischief.


Jesus Ramon Gomez, age 19 of 1224 5th Street, Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear - original charge of theft.


July 22, 2017


Nick Greenslade of Performance Marine & Power Sports, 4 Ellefson Drive, De Soto reported the theft of a motor and prop from a boat on the property.


Jacob Douglas Shaw, age 27 of 1305 6th Street, Perry was arrested in the 14000 block of T Avenue, for driving while barred.


Dennis Mark Kamm, age 44 of 1212 Main Street, Adel was arrested at 27114 360th Street, Van Meter for OWI and failure to maintain control.


Shawn Patrick Stripe, age 45 of 350 East Dunham, Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear - violation of probation.


July 21, 2017


Brooke Mutapcic of West Des Moines was traveling on 240th Street, turning left onto W Avenue, when she was struck on the driver’s side by a vehicle driven by Rochelle Prohaska of West Des Moines. No injuries reported. Damage to each vehicle estimated at $5,000. Prohaska was cited for failure to obey stop sign and yield right of way.


Abby Hidlebaugh of Johnston was traveling east in the 23000 block of Highway 141 when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Jolene Rude of Grimes. No injuries reported. Damage to Hidlebaugh’s vehicle estimated at $1,500 and $2,000 to Rude’s. Rude was cited for unsafe passing.


Patrick Lee Glade, age 28 of 31827 240th Street, Dallas Center was arrested at 590 Sugar Grove Avenue, for driving while license suspended, operation without registration and no insurance.


July 20, 2017


Kelvin Lee Morgan of 1320 E 26th Ct., Des Moines reported that someone dumped corn out of a gran bin on farm land he rents at 20400 S Ave. Dallas Center.


Nicholas Sneller of Bagley was traveling east in the south lane of Highway 44 when he was struck on the passenger side of his vehicle by a vehicle driven by Stephen Kirkman of Dexter. No injuries reported. Damage to Sneller’s vehicle estimated at $8,500 and $500 to Kirkman’s. Kirkman was cited for failure to obey stop sign and yield the right of way.


Kenneth Bahr of Van Meter was traveling east in the 32000 block of 360th when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4,500.


July 19, 2017


Mary Jo Frieden, age 52 of 14394 Highway 65, Iowa Falls was arrested on a warrant for violation of a no contact order.