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


May 7, 2020


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 26000 block of Highway 169. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4,000.


May 9, 2020


A 24 year old male Dallas Center resident was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance.


May 11, 2020


A 29 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance and forgery.


An Ankeny driver was traveling in the 23900 block of Highway 141 when he heard a loud “pop” and began to fishtail. The driver was not able to gain control of the vehicle pulling a trailer and went into the median. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle and trailer estimated at $70,000.