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


June 23, 2020


A 26 year old male Granger resident was arrested at 29748 Amarillo Ave., Redfield for possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia.


A 27 year old female Dallas Center resident was arrested for interference with official acts.


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 24000 block of Highway 44. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $1,800.


June 24, 2020


Zachary Benevento of Des Moines was traveling in the 18000 block of 240th St., when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Benjamin Quanbeck of Redfield. No injuries reported. Damage to Benevento’s vehicle estimated at $1000.00 and $5000.00 to Quanbeck’s.


A motorcycle versus deer accident was reported in the 23000 block of Highway 169. The driver refused medical attention. Damage to the motorcycle estimated at $2,000.


June 25, 2020


A 51 year old male Perry resident was arrested at M Ave and Highway 141 for eluding, interference with official acts, speeding, reckless driving, failure to provide proof of financial liability, unsafe passing, failure to respond to steady red light, failure to obey stop sign and yield right of way and no valid driver’s license.


A 36 year old male Minburn resident was arrested at 34349 Noble Court, Adel for theft.


June 26, 2020


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 20000 block of Highway 6. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2,500.


A 28 year old male Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear- original charge of criminal mischief.


A 45 year old male Van Meter resident was arrested in the 32000 block of Ute Ave., Waukee for OWI, speeding, improper use of lanes, failure to yield to emergency vehicle and failure to provide proof of financial liability.