*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
A vehicle driven by Jessica Wells of 320 NE Kingwood Drive, Waukee was traveling southbound on SE Waco Place and attempting to turn left onto SE University Avenue and due to iced road conditions lost control and struck a pole in the median on SE University Avenue. Vehicle damage estimated at $2,000. Damage to the pole estimated at $100.
A vehicle driven by Andrew Cry of 513 Kimberlite Street, Tiffin was traveling westbound in the 3100 block of Ashworth Road when a vehicle driven by Lee Anna Muffler of 360 SE Telby Lane, Waukee was traveling eastbound in the 3100 block of Ashworth Road and hit an icy patch on the roadway and lost control and struck Cry’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $3,500.
Kum & Go and 350 SE University Avenue, Waukee reported a theft of gift card valued at $655 in the 300 block of SE University Avenue.
A vehicle driven by Diane Gillotti of 5925 EP True Parkway, West Des Moines was traveling southbound in the 10 block of Ashworth Drive when a vehicle driven by Ben Wedemeyer of 1085 3rd Street, Waukee was stopped at a stop sign from the Waukee High School parking lot and pulled forward striking Gillotti’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $13,000. Wedemeyer was cited for failure to obey stop sign.
A vehicle driven by Jose Lebron-Rivera of 660 2nd Street, Waukee was traveling eastbound in the 3200 block of Ashworth Drive and due to iced road conditions slid off Ashworth Road and into the north side ditch. Vehicle damage estimated at $500.
A vehicle driven by Amy Wilson of 1937 NW 157th Street, Clive was pulling into a school parking area at 605 SE Boone Drive when a vehicle driven by Brooke Sanders of 1050 SE Bluegrass Circle, Waukee was pulling out of the parking lot and edged the rear of Wilson’s vehicle while pulling out. Vehicle damage estimated at $3,500.
A vehicle driven by Edward Heathcote of 2012 E. 12th Street, Des Moines was pulling into a private drive in the 800 block of 6th Street And traveling northbound in the inside lane when a vehicle driven by Jorge Aponte-Hernandez of 750 SE Glendale Drive, Waukee was stopped behind traffic in the outside lane and pulled into the inside lane striking Heathcote’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $4,500.
Matthew O’Connor, 35, of 2270 SE Prairie Creek Drive, Waukee was arrested in the 2200 block of SE Prairie Creek Drive on a Dallas County warrant for failure to appear in court and probation violation.
A vehicle driven by Allen Thomas of 225 Bel Aire Drive, Waukee was traveling northbound in the 10 block of Warrior Lane and turning left into a parking lot when a vehicle driven by Donald Frederick of 1209 SE Cortina Drive, Ankeny was pulling out of the parking lot onto Warrior Lane and did not see Thomas’s vehicle turning due to sunrise and struck Thomas’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $2,250.
A vehicle driven by Vaida Gadum of 700 E. 5th Street, Des Moines was traveling westbound in the 100 block of Hickman Road when a vehicle driven by Samuel Helmuth of 1007 W. 3rd Avenue, Indianola was traveling westbound in the 100 block of Hickman Road and did not slow down for traffic and rear ended Gadum’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $2,500. Helmuth was cited for failure to maintain control and operation without registration.
A 16-year-old from Waukee was charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.