*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. February 25 Michael Robert McAuliffe, age 48 of 15215 Brookshire Dr., Urbandale was arrested on a warrant for simple assault.

Zaneta Janen Taylor, age 23 of 1928 9th St., Apt. 2, Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of assault.

Laurie Mullen of Minburn was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of J Ave and Highway 44 when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Dodge Perrigo of Redfield. Perrigo was traveling east on Highway 44, turning onto J Ave when he hit the snow covered roadway and began to slide striking Mullen’s vehicle. No injuries reported. Damage to Mullen’s vehicle estimated at $1,500 and no damage to Perrigo’s.

Oscar Perez-Lopez age 25 of 2801 1st St., Lot 21, Perry was arrested at the intersection of Highway 169 and 141 for driving while barred.

February 24 Jake Robert Weller, age 29 of 2000 Meadow Chase Lane, Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.

James Ramsey of 31496 Linden St., Redfield reported that someone had broken into his home. Several items were taken.

February 23 Deanna Leigh Heisler, age 44 of 5205 SW 9th St., Apt. #32, Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft.

February 22 Danielle Conway of Adair was traveling west on Highway 44 when she was unable to stop due to a vehicle turning south onto W Ave. Conway struck a stop sign, entered the ditch striking a large tree. Conway was transported to Mercy Hospital. Conway was cited for operation without registration.

Melissa Marie Kroupa, age 34 of 100 NE 2nd St., Grimes was arrested in the 18000 block of Highway 141 for driving under suspension.

Jacob Michael Hensley, age 20 of 1048 100th St., Dexter was arrested at Grand Ave and Raccoon Valley Dr. for OWI.

February 21 Joey Ann Godwin, age 33 of 22075 150th St., Bouton was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of possession of pseudoephedrine.

Derrick Andray Earnest, age 49 of 204 4th St., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for violation of probation.

Dustin Froster Durham, age 26 of 1805 Lucinda St., Perry was cited for violation of a protection order while in the Dallas County Jail. Bryan Jon Dougan, age 43 of 1901 8th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.

February 20 Michael Eddinger of Linden was traveling in the 20000 block of 280th St when his vehicle went off the road and hit the slush and snow on the shoulder causing him to go into the ditch hitting a tree. A passenger was taken to Mercy Hospital by the Dallas County Ambulance. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $8,000.

February 19 James Schutte of Adel was stopped in the 31000 block of Houston Court to get his mail when his vehicle began to role backward. Schutte tried to re-enter his vehicle to stop it and was struck by the vehicle door. The vehicle continued into the west ditch and came to rest against a tree. Schutte was transported to Veteran’s Hospital by the Dallas County EMS. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2,000 Shannon Gabay of New City, NY was traveling in the 28000 block of 260th when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $1,500.

Debra Stolze of Urbandale was traveling in the 17000 block of Highway 141 Diagonal when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $8,000.