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


May 9, 2017


Devon Austin John Ladehoff, age 18 of 506 Center St., Grinnell was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of arson.


Steven Justin Greenslade, age 34 of 1005 Redfield St., Redfield was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of driving while barred.


May 7, 2017


Edwin Alexander Escalante, age 32 of 1007 Dewey, Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for scheduling conference-original charge of domestic abuse assault.


Jason Wesley Ward, age 42 of 2514 1st Street, Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.


Chloe Cumberland of Algona was traveling east in the 25000 block of Highway 141 when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5,000.


Scott Sell of Waukee was stopped waiting for a train on Ute Avenue, Booneville when he was struck in the front by a vehicle driven by Jackson Wilcox of Waukee. Wilcox was backing up and struck Sell’s vehicle. No injuries reported. Damage to Wilcox’s vehicle estimated at $2,000 and $5,000 Sell’s. Wilcox was cited for unsafe backing on a highway.


May 6, 2017


Amanda Jo Sharp, age 33 of 27186 360th Street, Van Meter was arrested in the 28000 block of 360th Street, Van Meter for driving while license suspended and violation of financial liability coverage.


Martin Ibarra, of 2404 Evelyn Street, Perry reported the theft of a tire and rim from a vehicle parked at property his father owns at 15737 Tanner Lane, Woodward.


May 5, 2017


Steven Greenslade of 1005 Redfield Street, Redfield reported the theft of a bicycle from his front porch.


May 4, 2017


David Michael Cannon, age 39 of 605 18th Street, Grand Junction, Iowa was arrested on a warrant for theft.


Charles Walker of Jacksonville, Fla., was traveling in the 31000 block of Highway 141 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $7,000.


May 3, 2017


Jennifer Fallis of Des Moines was traveling north on First Street in Redfield when she was struck on the driver’s side by a vehicle driven by Rebecca Jones of Stuart. Jones reported that the brakes went out in her car causing her to run the stop sign. After striking Fallis’s vehicle Jones vehicle then collided with two vehicles parked in the Dairy Shoppe parking lot in Redfield. Damage to Jones’s vehicle estimated at $5,000, $8,000 to Fallis’s vehicle, $4,000 to Sand’s parked vehicle and $1,000 to Meyers’s parked vehicle. Jones was cited for failure to obey stop sign and yield right of way.


May 2, 2017


Daniel Friesth of Des Moines was stopped in the 32000 block of 190th waiting to turn left onto Wendover Avenue, when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Morgan Finley of Grimes. No injuries reported. Damage to Finley’s vehicle estimated at $7,000 and $500 to Friesth. Finley was cited for failure to stop in assured distance.


Timothy Horras of West Des Moines was traveling east near the 114 mile marker of Interstate 80 when he slowed down due to the inside lane of the interstate was shut down and was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Matthew Aldrich of Adel. No injuries reported. Damage to each vehicle estimated at $1,500. Aldrich was cited for following too close.