It should be noted that a criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


August 27, 2019


A 25 year old female Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation- original charge of OWI.


A 44 year old Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear- original charge of driving under suspension.


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on State St., Dexter. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $1,500.


August 28, 2019


A 47 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for forgery and theft.


A 50 year old female West Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for theft.


A 31 year old male West Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for assault.


August 29, 2019


A 30 year old female Clive resident was arrested on a warrant for theft, identity theft and malicious prosecution.


A 19 year old female Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for domestic abuse.


August 30, 2019


A 44 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for theft and burglary.


A 30 year old female Clive resident was arrested on a warrant for theft, identity theft and malicious prosecution.


August 31, 2019


A 30 year old male Norwalk resident was arrested on a warrant for criminal mischief and operating a vehicle with no consent.


A 43 year old male West Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for a hearing and failure to pay child support.


A 39 year old Des Moines resident was arrested in the 13000 block of 120th St., Rippey for controlled substance violation and possession of a controlled substance.


September 1, 2019


A 37 year old male Centerville resident was arrested in the 30000 block of 360th St., Booneville for interference with official acts and providing false identification information.


A one motorcycle accident was reported on Highway 169 in De Soto. The Winterset motorcycle driver was traveling north on Highway 169 in De Soto when she attempted to make a right turn onto Ash St. and hit loose gravel causing her to lose control and tip over the motorcycle. Minor injuries to the driver and the passenger. Damage to the motorcycle estimated at $1,800.


September 2, 2019


A 19 year old female Adair resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear – violation of probation – original charge of theft.


An 18 year old male De Soto resident was arrested at 208 Spruce St., De Soto for controlled substance violation, failure to affix drug stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia.


An 18 year old male Waukee resident was arrested at 208 Spruce St., De Soto for controlled substance violation, failure to affix drug stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia.


A two vehicle accident was reported in the 400 block of South Main St. Driver one was traveling north in the 400 block of South Main St., Woodward attempting to turn into the residence of 406 South Main St when she was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by driver two. No injuries reported. Damage to vehicle one estimated at $5,000 and $7,500. to vehicle two. Driver two was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.