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


March 28, 2017


William Kollie Freeman, age 26 of 2201 East Park Ave., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of driving while barred.


Michael Norman Spaulding, age 23 of 516 Clearview Dr., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-probation violation-original charge of OWI and possession of methamphetamine.


Loren Richard Strait Jr., age 25 of 1822 47th St., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while barred.


Alan Michael Ward Well, age 32 of 839 8th St., Ames was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of forgery.


March 27, 2017


Tracy Kay Carnahan of 14700 M Ave., Perry reported harassment by texting.


Daniel Goodrich of Adel was traveling in the 26000 block of O Ave., when the road suddenly gave out and his vehicle fell into the ditch and rolled onto its side. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5,000.00.


March 25, 2017


Arnes Hadzic, age 18 of 625 SE Prairie Park Ln., Waukee was arrested at 31034 Napa Valley Dr., Waukee for public intoxication.


Tyler Steven Beaman of 1501 1st St., Redfield reported the theft of motor vehicle parts from a vehicle while parked at 418 Elm St., De Soto.


Monica Cardenas, age 32 of 1250 SE 11th St., Grimes was arrested in the 16000 block of Highway 141 Diagonal for driving while barred.


Aaron Kotzer of De Forest, Wisc., was traveling near the 104 mile marker of Interstate 80 when he swerved to miss a deer and lost control, striking the cable barrier. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3,000 and $500 to the cable barrier.


Linda Ann Ridge, age 45 of 623 Race St., Cambridge, Iowa, was arrested on warrants for probation violation-original charges of failure to affix drug stamp, possession of marijuana and theft.


March 24, 2017


Derek Christopher Jorgensen of 1874 105th St., Earlham reported the theft and vandalism at rental property he owns at 910 State St., Dexter.


Tad Alan Duhn, age 34 of 2500 Vine, West Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for willful injury causing bodily injury.


Alma Florez-Smith of Westside, Iowa, was traveling east in the 24000 block of Highway 141 when she went off the road, onto gravel and into the ditch. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $8,000.00.


Hiwot Gebretsadik of Perry was traveling east in the parking lot of Tyson Foods, when he was struck in the passenger side door by a vehicle driven by Juan Herrera-Gonzalez of Perry. No injuries reported. Gebretsadik was cited for violation of an instructional permit and operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license. Damage to Gebretsadik’s vehicle estimated at $2,000 and $1,000 to Herrera-Gonzalez’s.


March 23, 2017


Catherine Dawn Gothard, age 49 of 306 E 2oth St., Newton was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of unlawful possession of prescription drug.


Amber Lee Easley, age 28 of 8415 Franklin Ave., Clive was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of public intoxication.


Alicia Dawn Foland, age 35 of 2016 Estella St., Perry was cited and released at Nile Kinnick Dr. and Grove St., Adel for driving while suspended.


Jereamy Lee Rice, age 39 of 1404 Green St., Adel was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while barred.


Kenneth Stephen Meline, age 56 of 1770 92nd, West Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while license suspended.


March 22, 2017


Stephen Rinderknecht of Adel reported identity theft.


Kevin McAtee of Perry was traveling in the 17000 block of J Ave., when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $1,500.00.


Jason Dale Charlet, age 44 of 24236 180th St., Minburn was arrested in the 28000 block of 190th St., for driving while barred, driving while license revoked and driving under suspension.


Kyle Douglas Goodman, age 27 of 1418 6th St., Perry was cited and released at 2510 1st Ave., Perry for driving while suspended.


Joseph Epperson of Panora was waiting to turn south off of Sugar Grove Ave., onto Kellogg St. in Dallas Center when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Jeffrey Carter of Guthrie Center. Damage to Epperson’s vehicle estimated at $1,000.00 and $1,500.00 to Carter’s. Carter was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.


Damion Wallace of Waukee was traveling south in the 29000 block of T Ave., when his passenger side tire blew out and he lost control and entered the ditch. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $6000.00.