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


April 13, 2020


A 30 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for theft.


April 14, 2020


A 32 year old male Waterloo resident was arrested at 1203 Guthrie, De Soto for robbery 2nd, assault causing bodily injury or mental illness, OWI, possession of a controlled substance, operating a vehicle without owner’s consent, open container, no valid driver’s license and defective tires.


April 15, 2020


A 45 year old male Rippey resident was arrested at 15742 Tanner Lane, Woodward for violation of a no contact order.


April 16, 2020


A 35 year old male Clive resident was arrested for interference with official acts and violation of a no contact order.


April 18, 2020


A 30 year old female West Des Moines resident was cited and released in the 30000 block of 240th St., for driving under suspension.


A 28 year old male Perry resident was cited and released at 13131 L Pl., Perry for trespassing.


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 14000 block of Highway 141. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $6,500.


April 19, 2020


A 19 year old female Oelwein resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation- original charge of possession of a controlled substance.