*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
John Akpan, 18, of 8356 Dakota Dr., West Des Moines, was arrested in the 800 block of Plumwood Ln. and charged with public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nix Construction of 600 SE 12th St., Grimes, reported a theft of tools in the 3900 block of Black Bear Point. Items taken valued at $2,350.
Lenie Mosa of 2100 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, was traveling southbound on Alice’s Rd. and stopped a stop light at the intersection of Hickman Rd. when Zachary Jones of 1109 SE 9th Ct., Grimes, was traveling southbound on Alice’s Road and attempted to stop but slid into Mosa’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $1,700.
Nancy Masinando of 921 Highland Dr., Waukee, was traveling eastbound on Hickman Rd. when she was struck by Andrew Hook of 609 SE Ewing St., Grimes. Hook was traveling westbound on Hickman Rd. and making a left turn onto Alice’s Road after going through a red light. Vehicle damage estimated at $12,000. Hook was cited for failure to obey traffic control device.
Dolores Brown of 1134 SE Mapleleaf Ln., Waukee, was traveling southbound in a parking lot in the 1100 block of SE Mapleleaf Ln. when Justin Thies, of 1090 Mapleleaf Ln. was backing out of a parking space and didn’t see Brown’s vehicle, striking the vehicle while pulling out of the parking space. Vehicle damage estimated at $1,250.
Anthony Klave, 21, of 627 3rd St., Waukee, was arrested at the intersection of V Ave. and Meredith Dr. on a Madison County warrant for violating probation.
Anthony Klave of 627 3rd St., Waukee, was traveling eastbound on Meredith Dr., and approaching the intersection of N. Warrior Ln. when William Bloom of 470 Bel Aire Dr., Waukee, was traveling northbound on N. Warrior Ln. and ran the stop sign at the intersection and struck Klave’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $20,000. Bloom was cited for failure to obey a stop sign. Klane was cited for failure to have a valid driver’s license.
Matthew Harms of 160 Northview Dr., Waukee, was traveling northbound in the 31000 block of Ute Ave. and coming to a curve but due to icy road conditions lost control of his vehicle and slid into a ditch. Vehicle damage estimated at $8,000.
Dennis Boots of 2205 E. 8th St., Des Moines, was traveling northbound on 10thSt. and stopped at a stop light at the intersection of Hickman Rd. when Megan Hyatt of 15018 Rosewood Dr., Clive, struck Boots’ vehicle. Hyatt was traveling eastbound on Hickman Rd. and making a right turn onto 10th St. Vehicle damage estimated at $700.
Grant Signor of 8610 EP True Pkwy, West Des Moines, was traveling eastbound in the 500 block of SE University Ave. parking lot and hit NGA Nguyen of 117 S. 651st St., West Des Moines, vehicle. Nguyen was traveling behind Signor’s vehicle and attempted to go around his vehicle as Signor was turning into a parking space. Vehicle damage estimated at $1,500.
Christopher Crawford of 585 SE Madrone Ln., Waukee, was traveling eastbound in the 1300 block of SE University Ave. and thought a snow plow was coming into his lane so he pulled to the left hitting the median as well as hitting a sign in the median, knocking it down. Vehicle damage estimated at $2,000. Sign damage estimated at $2,000.
Jessica Dewitt of 440 Arrowhead Dr., Waukee, and Donovan Benson of 505 SE Prairie Creek D., Waukee, were traveling southbound from the high school parking lot onto SE University Ave. Dewitt was attempting to turn left onto SE University Ave. and Benson was attempting to go straight onto SE Florence Dr. A vehicle driven by Bernard Deemer of 1047 Kingsdale Dr., Waukee, was traveling westbound on SE University Ave. and attempted to stop for the stop light but due to icy road conditions could not stop and struck Dewitt’s vehicle, pushing it into Benson’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $22,000.
Kimberly Hembry of 3606 150th St., Urbandale, was sitting a stop sign at the 100 block of SE Ashworth Dr. when a vehicle driven by an unknown driver turned into the Waukee High School parking lot and swiped Hembry’s vehicle and left the scene. Vehicle damage estimated at $1,500.
Lynnette Cronk, 31, of 4120 NE 43rd Ct., Des Moines, was arrested in the 1400 block of SE University Ave. and charged with OWI-1st offense.
Lynnette Cronk of 4120 NE 43rd Ct., Des Moines, was traveling westbound in the 14000 block of SE University Ave. and went over a curb sliding sideways, striking two mailboxes and a light pole. Vehicle damage estimated at $3,500. Pole damage estimated at $1,500. Mailbox damage estimated at $300. Cronk was cited for no proof of insurance, driving under suspension and striking failure.
Michael Hanson, 50, of 600 S. 12th St., Adel, was arrested in the 20 block of Hickman Rd. on a Clive Police Department warrant for theft-4th degree.