It should be noted a criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


August 7, 2018


A Dexter resident was arrested at the 103 mile marker of Interstate 80 for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.


August 8, 2018


A deer-vehicle accident was reported in the 18000 block of Highway 141 Diagonal. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5000.


A 22 year old Perry resident was arrested on H Ave., for eluding and speeding.


A 38 year old Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for violation of probation-original charge of theft.


A 23 year old West Des Moines resident was arrested in the 6300 block of Vista Drive for interference with official acts, speeding, passing violation, motorcycle permit violation, no insurance, eluding and fail to yield to emergency vehicle.


A 27 year old Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of burglary.


August 9, 2018


A 29 year old Waukee resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of driving while barred and theft.


A 36 year old Waukee resident was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court –violation of a no contact order-original charge of harassment.


A two vehicle accident was reported near the intersection of Guthrie St and Spruce St. in De Soto. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $15,000. One driver was cited for failure to obey stop sign/failure to yield right of way.


A 39 year old Atlantic resident was cited and released in the 32000 block of 240th St., Dallas Center for driving while license suspended and no insurance.


August 10, 2018


A two vehicle accident was reported at the intersection of W Ave and 190th St. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $10,000. One driver was arrested for failure to yield half of roadway, no insurance and OWI.


A Woodward resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of OWI.


A Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of possession of a controlled substance.


A Dallas Center resident was arrested in the 32000 block of 190th St., Granger for OWI, no insurance and failure to yield half of roadway.


August 11, 2018


A single vehicle accident was reported near the 110 mile marker of Interstate 80. Minor cuts and scratches were reported. Damage to the semi-tractor and trailer was estimated at $200,000. Damage to the guardrail and cable barriers estimated at $8000.00.


August 12, 2018


Two Cumming residents reported the theft of items from their home in the 36000 block of High Meadows Lane in Cumming.


Two Dexter residents reported the theft of items from property in the 16000 block of Bear Creek Road in Earlham.


A West Des Moines resident reported that someone broke into property in the 13000 block of Linden Rd., Redfield. Several items were taken from a shed on the property.


August 13, 2018


A West Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for show cause hearing-original charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.