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


Accident: A car vs deer accident occurred in the 25000 block of Highway 6. Damages estimated at $2,000.

Arrest: A 28 year old male Adel driver was arrested for driving while license suspended.


Accident: A hit and run accident occurred in the 1600 block of Grove St. Damages estimated at $400.


Arrest: A 38 year old male Adair resident was arrested on an Adel original warrant for willful injury causing bodily injury and for assault while displaying a dangerous weapon.


Arrest: A 52 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested for possession of controlled substance.


Arrest: A 27 year old male Adel resident was arrested for assault of peace officer, 2 counts, and interference with official acts.