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


October 22, 2018


A single vehicle accident was reported in the 24000 block of U Avenue. Driver was taken to Methodist downtown by Waukee EMS. Damage to the motorcycle estimated at $6,000.


October 23, 2018


A two vehicle accident was reported in the 26000 block of 240th. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $6,500. One driver was cited for failure to stop in an assured clear distance.


October 24, 2018


A 27 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested in the 16000 block of Old Highway 6 for possession of drug paraphernalia and no insurance.


A 39 year old male Johnston resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of OWI.


A two vehicle accident was reported in the 28000 block of Highway 141. One driver complained of neck pain and would seek medical treatment on his own. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $10,000.00.


October 25, 2018


A single vehicle accident was reported in the 30000 block of 310th Street. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3,500. Driver was cited for failure to maintain control.


A 42 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of violation of a no contact order.


A 38 year old male Colfax resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for initial appearance-original charge of leaving the scene of an accident.


October 26, 2018


A 27 year old female Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of domestic abuse assault.


A 27 year old male Perry resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of criminal mischief.


October 27, 2018


A single vehicle accident was reported in the 25000 block of 270th Street. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3,000. Driver was cited for failure to maintain control.


A single vehicle accident was reported near the 113 mile marker of Interstate 80. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5,000. Damage to the cable barrier estimated at $1,000.


A 57 year old male West Des Moines resident was arrested at Ute Ave and 335th St., Waukee for OWI.


A 19 year old male Des Moines resident was arrested on a warrant for harassment.


A 32 year old male Dallas Center resident was arrested at 1600 Linden St., Dallas Center for tampering with a witness or juror.


October 28, 2018


A 21 year old male Racine, Wisconsin resident was charged with possession of contraband in a correctional institution.


A 23 year old male Redfield resident was arrested at this address for domestic abuse assault.


A deer-vehicle accident was reported in the 24000 block of Highway 141. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $7,000.


A 69 year old male Dexter resident was arrested in the 34000 block of Dexfield Rd., for OWI.


October 29, 2018


A two vehicle accident was reported on 13th Street in Dallas Center. No injuries reported. Damage to both vehicles estimated at $6,000. One driver was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.