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

June 30

Alexander Alavi of 645 65th Place, West Des Moines reported a theft of an Iphone and note book from a motor vehicle in the 2100 block of SE Leeann Drive. Items taken valued at $1500.

Christopher Hale, 30, of 3983 S. Mccarran Blvd., Reno, Nev. was arrested in the 33000 block of Fox Creek Drive and arrested on a Fayette county warrant for possession of controlled substance, forgery and interference with official acts.

July 1

Jeffrey Jost of 35 Aidan Street, Waukee reported criminal mischief to walls of a residence in the 30 block of Aidan Street. Damage valued at $250.

July 3

Alexander Alavi, 20, of 645 65th place, West Des Moines was arrested in the 300 block of 4th street and charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Dan Lenz of 2050 SE Willow Brook Drive, Waukee reported a burglary to a motor vehicle in the 2000 block of SE Willow Brook Drive. Damage estimated at $0. Items taken valued at $7600.

A vehicle driven by Jason Angusich of 4125 45th Street, Des Moines was traveling eastbound on Hickman Road when a vehicle driven by Katelyn Wilderdyke of 1519 Aspen Drive, Adel was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Hickman Road and SE Carefree Lane and attempted to turn left onto Hickman Road and struck Angusich’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $5000.

July 4

Jacob Graham, 21, of 315 Christopher Avenue, Waukee was arrested at the intersection of Warrior Lane and Bel Aire Drive and charged with driving while suspended.

July 6

A vehicle driven by Nicholas Gruber of 80 Ashland Court, Waukee was traveling eastbound on Hickman Road when a black lab dog ran across the roadway. Gruber swerved to try and avoid hitting the black lab dog and the front of gruber’s vehicle struck the black lab dog. Vehicle damage estimated at $2500.