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


June 14, 2017


Joshua Michael Eugene Putney, age 30 of 1814 Rapids St., Adel was arrested at 409 Nile Kinnick Dr. S., Adel for driving while license suspended and interference with official acts.


Joshua Henry Camp, age 27 of 15061 Hawthorn Dr., Clive was arrested at 409 Nile Kinnick Dr., S., Adel for possession of drug paraphernalia.


June 13, 2017


Brandon Holliday of Waukee was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 44 and W Ave., when he was rear ended by a vehicle driven by Jordan Vancleve of Dallas Center. Vancleve was transported to Mercy West. Damage to Vancleve’s vehicle estimated at $8500.00 and $3500.00 to Holliday’s. Vancleve was cited for failure to stop at an assured distance.


Crystal Dawn Huddleson, age 39 of 203 N Broad St., Orient was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while license suspended.


June 12, 2017


Jeffory Wisgerhof of 23864 230th St., Dallas Center reported that someone stole his flatbed trailer from his property.


Shelby Freestone of Adel was traveling west near the intersection of 250th and X Ave., when she could not see the stop sign and then could not stop for a vehicle driven by Emily Levere of Urbandale traveling north on X Ave. The vehicles collided. No injuries reported. Damage to Freestone’s vehicle estimated at $5000.00 and $4000.00 to Levere’s.


Karry Lynn Ferguson, age 38 of 1417 7th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.


June 11, 2017


Kooper Joseph Duis, age 21 of 5230 Boulder Dr., West Des Moines was arrested in the 31000 block of Highway 44 for OWI.


John Phillip Tafta Jr., age 35 of 609 Carol Lane, Minburn was arrested on a warrant for burglary and theft.


Rebecca Buch of Des Moines was traveling east near the 112 mile marker of Interstate 80 when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2500.00.


June 10, 2017


Christopher Hankenson, age 33 of 1672 Rio Valley Dr., Clive was arrested on a warrant for assault.


Billy Dean Devilbiss Jr., age 33 of 204 Lucinda St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of disorderly conduct.


Loren Anton Goodwin age 38 of 1213 Grant St., Redfield was arrested in the 13000 block of 240th St., for driving while barred and driving while license suspended.


June 9, 2017


Eric Brooks of Winterset was attempting to turn right onto Cherry St from Guthrie St in De Soto when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Alyssia Nolan of Panora. No injuries reported. Damage to Brooks vehicle estimated at $500.00 and $200.00 to Nolan’s.


Deputies responded to 917 Guthrie St., De Soto in regards to a motor vehicle crash with injury. Stephen Peiffer of Van Meter had attempted to back his truck up in the parking lot when he realized he had struck a motorcycle with a rider on it. John Lazdins of Booneville was taken to Mercy Main in Des Moines.


June 8, 2017


Austin Timothy Bell, age 20 of 2213 Avery Ave., Norwalk was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of prohibited acts.


Joseph Staley of Van Meter was traveling in the 23000 block of Maple Ridge Rd., when he came up on the curve in the road and missed the curve going into the ditch. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4000.00.


Mary Borst of Redfield reported that someone entered her residence while she was gone. Several items were missing.


June 7, 2017


Keyon C Lingner, age 40 of 307 South B St., Indianola was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance.


Phillip Kichheiser of Perry was traveling in the 15000 block of Highway 141 Diagonal when he drove onto the gravel shoulder, skidded, crossed the westbound lanes, entered the ditch, struck a tree rolling over then resting on its wheels. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $10000.00.


June 3, 2017


Megan Ross of Earlham was traveling south in the 33000 block of H Ave when she lost control and went into the west ditch rolling onto it’s top. Ross was transported to the Winterset Hospital. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4000.00. Ross was issued a citation for failure to maintain control.