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


October 30, 2018


A two vehicle accident was reported on Highway 169 in Desoto. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $3,000. One driver was cited for failure to maintain control.


October 31, 2018


A 53 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested at 613 1st St., Redfield for harassment.


A 36 year old male Dallas Center resident was arrested in the 500 block of Sycamore Street, Dallas Center for domestic abuse assault.


November 1, 2018


A deer-vehicle accident was reported in the 17000 block of Highway 141. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4,000.


A 29 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for criminal mischief and operating a vehicle without consent.


A 29 year old female Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance, driving while barred and operating a vehicle without consent.


A 20 year old male Waukee resident was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance and OWI.


November 2, 2018


A 37 year old male Clive resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of harassment.


A 19 year old female Earlham resident was arrested on a warrant for unauthorized use of a credit card.


A 22 year old female Des Moines resident was arrested in the 18000 block of Highway 141 Diagonal for public intoxication and domestic abuse assault.


A two vehicle accident was reported on Oak Street in Granger. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $8,500. One driver was cited for failure to obey stop sign and yield right of way.


A deer-vehicle accident was reported in the 35000 block of Jewell Court. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $7,000.


November 3, 2018


A two vehicle accident was reported in the 18000 block of Highway 17. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $1,800.


November 4, 2018


A 43 year old male Rippey resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.


A 21 year old male Jefferson resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of possession of a controlled substance.


A 30 year old female Waukee resident was arrested in the 27000 block of 360th., for OWI, no valid driver’s license, open container-driver over 21 and no insurance.


A 41 year old male Norwalk resident was arrested in the 27000 block of 360th St., for violation of a no contact order and open container-passenger over 21.


November 5, 2018


A 52 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested in the 700 block of Northview Drive in Dallas Center for violation of a no contact order, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.