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


May 29, 2017


Michael Donald Goodson, age 33 of 121 Manor Dr., Eldridge was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of contempt-refusal-failure to pay fine or costs.


May 28, 2017


Jeffrey Beau Fortin, age 22 of 21 River Vista Dr., Adel was arrested at 200 7th St., Adel for possession of drug paraphernalia.


Charles Zaver of West Des Moines was stopped at the stop sign at the 110 mile marker eastbound off ramp of Interstate 80 when he was struck from behind by another motorcycle driven by Mark Cowart of Ankeny. A passenger on Zaver’s bike was treated by the Dallas County EMS. Damage to Zaver’s bike estimated at $2500.00 and $700.00 to Cowart’s. Cowart was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.


Hunter Rio Randall Keasey, age 17 of 24531 N Ave., Dallas Center was cited and released at Main St. and S 5th St., Adel for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.


May 26, 2017


Luke Christopher Landis, age 42 of 9015 Indian Hills Dr., Clive was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while license suspended.


Aweys Abu Haji, age 27 of 1439 7th St., Des Moines was arrested in the 28000 block of Highway 6 for OWI, driving on the wrong side of a two way highway and violation financial liability.


Bradley Duane Erb, age 57 of 17133 N Ave., Bouton was cited and released in the 18000 block of N Ave. for driving under suspension.


Donna Betty Cook, age 38 of 615 SW 7th St., Stuart was cited and released at the intersection of Greene St and 12th St., Adel for driving under suspension.


Amanda Jane Rasmussen-Kooker, age 35 of 15623 Wilden Dr., Urbandale was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of OWI.


Amanda Lynn Sturtz, age 28 of 775 Locust St., Waukee was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of possession of a controlled substance and operating a vehicle with no consent.


Michael Lloyd Jones, age 21 of 2902 Cottage Grove Ave., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for a probation violation-original charge of theft.


Gretchen Stanger of Grimes was traveling in the 25000 block of W Ave when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2500.00.


May 25, 2017


Christopher Storm of 1907 Lowell St., Granger reported that someone broke out the windows in his truck parked at 32796 190th St.


Amber Lizeth Ruiz, age 23 of 1421 5th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for initial appearance-original charge of driving while license suspended.


Suzanne Elizabeth Mossman, age 33 of 25 North St., Hartford was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.


May 24, 2017


Travis Rhiner of Adel was traveling north on Highway 169 and 330th St., when he attempted to stop but due to the wet pavement he ended up striking a vehicle driven by Wendy Wahman of Adel which then her vehicle struck John Denherder of Adel vehicle in the rear. Rhiner also struck a vehicle driven by Linda Christensen of Adel. Minor injuries were treated by Dallas County EMS. Damage to Denherder’s vehicle estimated at $3000.00, $6000.00 to Wahman’s, $2000.00 to Christensen’s and $2000.00 to Rhiner’s. Rhiner was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.


Nathan Andrew Erdman, age 33 of 35576 Walnut St., Booneville was cited and released in the 33000 block of Ute Ave., for driving under suspension and speeding.