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


August 2, 2017


Sara Alexis Murphy, age 21 of 545 NE Plum Avenue, Earlham was arrested at the 106 exit on Interstate 80 for possession of marijuana, methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia.


August 1, 2017


Dallas Center City Hall reported vandalism to the slide and merry go round at Mound Park in Dallas Center.


Michael Jason Godwin, age 28 of 303 S Grimmel Road, Jefferson was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of domestic abuse assault.


July 31, 2017


Madison Rose Hendrickson, age 19 of 2233 Lakewood Trail, Fort Dodge was arrested on warrants for failure to appear for arraignment-original charge of theft.


Thomas Allen Gaylord, age 30 of 502 W Market Street, Panora was cited and released in the 22000 block of Midland Trail for driving while revoked.


July 30, 2017


Michelle Lee Hastings, age 27 of 901 SE Oralabor Road, Ankeny was arrested in the 23000 block of 240th Street, Dallas Center for OWI.


Jeremy James Frame, age 18 of 35567 High Street, Booneville was cited and released in the 32000 block of N Avenue, Adel for possession of drug paraphernalia.


July 29, 2017


Jose Vargas-Orellana of Perry was traveling west in the 17000 block of 130th Street, when he lost control and went into the south ditch, rolling over and coming to rest upright. No injuries reported. Vargas-Orellana was cited for no valid driver’s license, open container, failure to prove proof of financial liability and failure to maintain control.


July 28, 2017


Rosa E Arellano, age 21 of 809 NE 46th Avenue, Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of possession and forgery.


Benjamin Zargarian of 105 Percival Ave., Dallas Center reported the theft of gold coins and jewelry from his home.


Daniel Kashgen Hellmers, age 26 of 1818 E Walnut St., Des Moines was arrested on Sportsman’s Club Rd., Dallas Center for Driving while barred and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Christopher Cave of Waukee was traveling in the 21000 block of Old Highway 6 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4000.00.


Collin Gross of Linden was backing out of a garage at 515 Nile Kinnick drive and struck a vehicle parked and unoccupied. No injuries reported. Damage to each vehicle estimated at $1200.00.


July 27, 2017


Jesse Dean Siglin of 308 Lucinda Street, Perry was traveling eastbound in the 240000 block of Highway 141 when he struck a deer that entered the roadway. No injuries reported. Estimated damage to the vehicle is $3,500.


Darold Dwight Baker, age 21 was arrested in 31000 block of Highway 6 for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and was written a citation for an open container of alcohol.


Kevin R Mogle, age 37 of 2168 160th Avenue, Osceola was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of failure to make support payments as ordered.


July 24, 2017


Salvatore Frank Politi of 4502 Vinton Street, Omaha was traveling east on Interstate 80 when he made an improper lane change causing his vehicle to side swiped another vehicle driven by Lisa Jo Theisen of 1126 Northwest Wagner Boulevard, Ankeny. No injuries were reported. Estimated damage to Politi’s vehicle is $5,000 and Theisen’s vehicle is $8,000.