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


September 3, 2019


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 vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 29000 block of R Ave. The driver swerved to miss hitting a deer and struck a mailbox. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5,000.


September 4, 2019


A 28 year old male Apple Valley, MN resident was arrested at the 110 mile marker of Interstate 80 for possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia and speeding.


A 29 year old male Minnesota City, MN resident was arrested at the 110 mile marker of Interstate 80 for possession of a controlled substance.


A 24 year old female Windsor Heights resident was arrested on a warrant for operating a vehicle without owners consent.


A 25 year old male Waukee resident was arrested on a warrant for driving under suspension.


A 19 year old male Adel resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation- original charge of theft.


A 29 year old male Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation- original charges of OWI and driving while license revoked.


A 31 year old male Woodward resident was arrested on a warrant for violation of parole.


A two vehicle accident was reported. Driver one was stopped behind a school bus at 31635 Ashworth Rd., when driver two did not see vehicle one stopped and struck the rear of vehicle one. No injuries reported. Damage to vehicle two estimated at $1,000 and $1,000 to vehicle one. Driver two was cited for failure to stop in clear and assured distance.


A 45 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested in the 18000 block of Highway 141 Diagonal for driving while barred and speeding.


A 29 year old female Des Moines resident was arrested at the 112 mile marker of Interstate 80 for driving while barred.


A two vehicle accident was reported in the 34000 block of Old Highway 6. Driver one was traveling north in the 34000 block of Old Highway 6 when driver two collided with the rear end of vehicle one causing the driver to spin out and going into the roadway ditch. No injuries reported. Damage to vehicle one estimated at $7,500 and $10,000 to vehicle two. After investigating the accident, driver two was charged with following too close, failure to stop in assured clear distance, no insurance, open container, OWI and child endangerment.


September 5, 2019


A 24 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for initial appearance- original charge of forgery.


A 60 year old male Waukee resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear- violation of a no contact order.


A 30 year old female Ankeny resident was arrested on a warrant for burglary.


A 71 year old male West Des Moines resident was arrested in the 33000 block of 360th for possession or carrying of dangerous weapons while intoxicated and public intoxication.


A 67 year old female West Des Moines resident was arrested in the 33000 block of 360th for OWI and possession or carrying of dangerous weapons while intoxicated and public intoxication.


September 6, 2019


A 38 year old male Adel resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation- original charge of theft.


September 7, 2019


A 34 year old female Dallas Center resident was arrested at 1405 Walnut St., Dallas Center for disorderly conduct.


September 9, 2019


A 25 year old female Waukee resident was arrested on warrants for criminal mischief and theft.


A 36 year old female Waukee resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for pretrial conference- original charge of theft.


A 32 year old male Perry resident was arrested in the 18000 block of 130th St., Perry for OWI, criminal mischief, driving while license suspended, striking unattended vehicle, no insurance and improper use of lanes.


September 10, 2019


A 23 year old male Redfield resident was arrested for domestic abuse assault.