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


April 28, 2020


A 27 year old male Des Moines resident was cited and released in the 22000 block of T Ave., Dallas Center for driving while barred and failure to maintain control.


April 29, 2020


A 37 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for leaving the scene of an accident- property damage only.


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 17000 block of Highway 17. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $1,500.


A 30 year old Adel resident was cited and released in the 28000 block of Highway 6, Waukee for driving while barred, fraudulent use of registration and failure to provide financial liability.


April 30, 2020


A 40 year old female Perry resident was arrested at 201 Nile Kinnick Dr. N., for violation of a no contact order.


A Waterloo driver


Paris Gafeney of Waterloo was making a right hand turn into an alley off of 14th St., in Dallas Center when the rear duals of his trailer hit the fire hydrant. No injuries reported. There was very minor damage to the tractor trailer and approximately $2,000 to the fire hydrant.


May 2, 2020


A Des Moines driver was traveling in the 300 block of West 8th St., Woodward when she struck a parked car. No injuries reported. Damage to her vehicle estimated at $4,000.00 and $4,000 to the parked car. Steele was cited for failure to maintain control.


A Perry driver was traveling in the 17000 block of 180th St., when he left the roadway and drove down in the ditch and then tried to drive back up on the road and rolled over as he got back on the road. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $8,000.


May 3, 2020


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported near the 113 mile marker of Interstate 80. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5,500.