*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


March 14, 2017


Erick Ivan Soriano, age 30 of 1702 W 5th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to surrender to serve prison time-original charge of child endangerment, lascivious acts with a child.


Miquinn Djuan Stokes, age 24 of 2215 Sugar Ave., Waterloo was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft.


David Holm of Ankeny was traveling west in the 14000 block of Highway 141 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $6,000.00.


March 13, 2017


Andrea Enid Sinclair Portillo, age 32 of 4070 SW 31st St., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of contempt-refusal/failure to pay fine or costs.


Lucy Kern of 23716 360th St., reported that someone broke into her home and took a rifle from her residence.


Steven C Little, age 36 of 604 Dallas St., Dexter was arrested on a warrant for reckless use of a firearm.


Michael Allen Jensen, age 24 of 211 Chestnut St., Minburn was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for show cause hearing-original charge of criminal mischief.


Brandy Faux of Earlham was traveling in the 36000 block of I Ave., when her vehicle lost traction and then lost control and drove off of the roadway through a fence. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3000.00 and approximately $1000.00 to the fence.


Erin Smith of Estes Park, Co. was traveling east near the 100.5 mile marker of Interstate 80 when she tried to avoid a tractor-trailer that was swaying into both lanes. In doing so she struck the trailer and ended up in the median. Smith was taken to Methodist West for treatment. Damage to Smith’s vehicle estimated at $6,500.00. The tractor-trailer did not stop at the scene.


March 12, 2017


Karla Faye Wynja, age 53 of 8601 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines was cited and released at 1224 Jordan Creek Pkwy., for driving while license suspended and violation of financial liability.


Justin Timothy Fuson, age 32 of 104 N Cherry Ave., Woodward was arrested at 213 Walnut Ave., Woodward for harassment.


March 11, 2017


Timber Pine Tree Nursery at 18863 Jewell Dr., Earlham reported that someone broke into their building causing damage to windows and doors.


Jereamy Lee Rice, age 39 of 1404 Greene St., Adel was cited and released in the 25000 block of R Ave., for driving while barred.


March 10, 2017


David Henricks of 30272 Kasten Rdige, Adel reported a theft from a building on his property.


Robert Paul Newhouse Jr., age 27 of 205 Orange Ave., Ames was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of domestic abuse assault.


Leslie Marie Duncan, age 25 of 910 S 5th St., Carlisle was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while license under suspension.


March 9, 2017


Shane Edwin Davis, age 40 of 508 12th St., Adel was arrested at 909 1st St., Redfield for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended.


Katie Jaterka-Paardekooper of 704 Grant St., Redfield reported harassment by communication.


Kimberly Britania Stellpflug, age 30 of 1501 W 1st St., Ankeny was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft.


March 8, 2017


Chad Daugherty of Daugherty Auction Inc., reported the theft of items from an auction.


Edwin Alexander Escalante, age 32 of 1007 Dewey Ave., Perry was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of assault.


Jason Nugent of Adel was stopped with his turn signal on waiting to make a left turn onto 330th St., when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Danielle Edwards of Casey. Edwards was transported to Mercy West Lakes with minor injuries. Damage to Edwards vehicle estimated at $5000.00 and $2500.00 to Nugents. Edwards was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.


March 7, 2017


Olivia Siegfried of 34968 Trail, Waukee reported unauthorized use of credit cards.


Kevin Wade Irvin, age 55 of 725 Laurel St., Minburn was arrested at this address for domestic assault.


Samir Muhamedovic of Grimes was stopped facing east on Highway 44 waiting to turn left onto U Ave., when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Tina Kinney of Grimes. Muhamedovic was transported to Mercy West Lakes by Dallas County EMS and Kinney was transported by a friend to Mercy West Lakes. Damage to Muhamedovic’s vehicle estimated at $1000.00 $5000.00 to Kinney’s. Kinney was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance and no insurance.


March 6, 2017


Brian Dale Knowles, age 37 of 33328 H Ave., Earlham was arrested in the 34000 block of H Ave for driving while barred.