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

January 4, 2014

A burglary occurred at the Dallas County Secondary Roads building, 415 River Street, Adel.

January 1, 2014

David Parks, 613 Polk Street, DeSoto, was westbound in the 24000 block of Highway 6. Kenneth E. Bannick, 303 Division Avenue, Van Meter, was also westbound on Highway 6. Bannick was operating a State of Iowa Dept. of Transportation snow plow. Parks was following the plow in the left lane. Bannick moved to the right lane and Parks proceeded to pass the snow plow. Bannick attempted to make a U-turn with the snow plow and struck Parks. Damage to the Parks vehicle is approximately $10,000. The snow plow sustained approximately $100 damage. Bannick was cited for Turning from Improper Lane. There were no injuries.

December 30

Nicholas S. Herrick, 1300 S. 13th Street, reported a theft.