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


July 30, 2018


A two vehicle accident was reported on Sugar Grove in Dallas Center. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $9000.


July 31, 2018


An Earlham resident was arrested at 6th and Laurel St., Waukee for OWI, possession of alcohol by a minor(18/19/20), no insurance and careless driving. A minor in the vehicle was also charged with minor in possession of alcohol(under 18).


A Woodward resident was arrested at the intersection of Highway 210 and Highway 141 for interference with official acts, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, possession or carrying of a dangerous weapon while under the influence, failure to possess or display weapon permit and possession of drug paraphernalia.


August 1, 2018


A Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of theft.


A West Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of harassment.


August 2, 2018


A Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of theft.


A Dallas Center resident was arrested at the Casey’s in Dallas Center for operating a vehicle without owner’s consent and theft.


August 3, 2018


A Cumming resident reported the theft of items from a home in the 36000 block of Deerfield Drive.


A Dallas Center resident was arrested in the 100 block of 14th Street for harassment, interference with official acts and trespassing.


A Linden resident was arrested on a warrant for theft and false report of indictable offense to public entity.


A single vehicle accident was reported near mile marker 105 of Interstate 80. No injuries reported. Damages were estimated at $8400.


August 4, 2018


A Dexter resident was arrested in the 900 block of Lyon St., Dexter for assault.


A single vehicle motorcycle accident was reported in the 30000 block of Ute Ave. Injured party was transported to Methodist Main in Des Moines by Waukee EMS. Damages were estimated at $4200.


August 5, 2018


A deer-on-vehicle accident was reported near the 113 mile marker of Interstate 80. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2000.


August 6, 2018


An Adel resident was arrested on warrants for probation violation-original charge of domestic abuse assault and failure to appear-original charge of stalking-violation of a protection order.


A Redfield resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-driving while license suspended.


A Liverpool, Pennsylvania resident was arrested a 34308 L Avenue in Adel for public intoxication.