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

September 29

James J. Kutscher, 1305 Grant St., Redfield, reported criminal mischief.

September 28

A 16-year-old from Adel, was arrested for serious assault.

September 27

Charles S. Pike, Jr., 1008 Greene Street, Adel, reported a stolen vehicle.

September 24

A 17-year-old was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Reese D. McLaughlin, 23046 River Valley Drive, Adel, reported a theft.

Jacob C. West, 23086 River Valley Drive, Adel, reported a theft.

Mason J. Wurmuth, 24883 270th Street, Adel, reported a theft.

A 15-year-old from Adel, was arrested for theft – serious and theft – simple in connection to the thefts reported by Reese McLaughlin and Mason Wurmuth.

September 22

Stephanie A. Calligan, 1506 Main St., Adel, reported criminal mischief.

A two vehicle accident occurred in the 1300 block of Greene Street, Adel. Matthew D. Ireland, 409 S. 11th St., Adel was westbound on Greene Street. Steven W. Bandy, 1517 S. 14th St., Adel, was also westbound on Greene Street, following Ireland. Bandy suffered an apparent medical condition which caused him to strike Ireland’s vehicle. Damage to Ireland’s vehicle is estimated at $1,500. The vehicle Bandy was driving, which is owned by Dallas County, also sustained approximately $1,500 damage.

September 22

David J. Salgado, 516 Main Street, Adel, was cited for dog at large.

September 20

Nikolaus James Refsland, age 35, 1311 Locust St., Adel, was cited for fail to file SR Insurance/driving under suspension.

September 18

A property damage accident occurred in a parking lot at 718 Greene St., Adel. Rolyn E. Hansen, 504 Van Fossen Lane, Adel, was backing his vehicle and struck a parked dump truck owned by Rhinehart Excavating, Inc., Dallas Center. The dump truck was not damaged. Hansen’s vehicle sustained approximately $1,200 damage.

Douglas Michael Farrell, age 38, 1705 Grove Street, Adel, was arrested on a Dallas County warrant for failure to appear.

September 17

Rebecca A. Spencer, 500 Van Fossen Lane, Adel, reported a hit and run accident. Her vehicle had been struck by another unknown vehicle while parked in a parking lot at 303 S. 10th Street, Adel. There was approximately $1,600 damage to her vehicle.

September 11

Laurence E. Lalor, 1308 Nile Kinnick Drive S., Adel, was backing from a parking spot in the 100 block of N. 9th Street. As he was stopped and ready to drive forward, a vehicle operated by Randal R. Nemitz, 115 Glendale Drive, Waukee, was backing from another parking spot and struck Lalor. Each vehicle sustained approximately $200 damage.

September 8

Jared J. Gross, 1318 Prairie St., Adel, was westbound in the 24000 block of Highway 6 when he struck a deer that entered the roadway. Damage to his vehicle is estimated at $3,000.

Izaak Alan Berglund, age 22, 301 NE 12th Street Place, Ankeny, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance – marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Erich William Steven Berry, age 24, 2336 SW 24th Street, Mason City, was arrested for Possession of a controlled substance – marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

September 7

Stanley Oliver Adams, Jr., age 77, 500 Van Fossen Lane, Adel, was arrested for driving under suspension.

A two vehicle accident occurred in the 1100 block of Court Street, Adel. Kellie A. Benge, 321 Locust St., DeSoto, was eastbound on Court Street. Terri A. Bates, 303 W. Dallas St., Linden, was backing from a parking area and struck Benge. There was approximately $600 damage to Benge’s vehicle. The vehicle operated by Bates sustained approximately $500 damage.

September 3

Travis W. Rhiner, 618 Main St., Adel, reported criminal mischief.

September 2

Douglas Michael Farrell, age 37, 1705 Grove Street, Adel, was arrested for driving while barred and cited for expired registration.