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


June 21, 2017


Kirk Allan Harms, age 53 of 1110 E Emma Ave., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft.


June 20, 2017


Hector Rios Cardona, age 23 of 1414 5th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.


June 19, 2017


Sally Ann Peterson, age 59 of 22075 150th St., Bouton was arrested on a warrant for theft.


June 18, 2017


Cynthia Stiles of 511 Marshall St., Dexter reported the theft by use of an ATM card.


Suzanne Lee Christensen, age 31 of 32112 G Trail, Redfield was arrested in the 34000 block of N Ave., for driving while barred.


Mark Dahmke of Lincoln, NE., was traveling west near the 111 mile marker of Interstate 80 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $8500.00. John Craven of Waukee was traveling east near the 103 mile marker of Interstate 80 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5000.00.


Dennis Ray Warnick, age 58 of 516 28th St., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-contempt-refusal to pay fine or costs original charge of OWI.


Jeffrey Arlis Frain, age 63 of 1307 4th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on violation of a no contact order hearing-original charge of domestic abuse assault.


Nicholas Dell of Colorado Springs, Co was traveling west near the 102 mile marker of Interstate 80 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2000.00.


June 17, 2017


Neil Enderson and Patricia Long of Dallas Center reported the theft of items from their vehicle while parked at the Highway 44 boat ramp in the 23000 block of Highway 44.


John Joseph Madracchia Jr., age 41 of 2806 Fleur Dr., Des Moines was arrested in the 17000 block of J Ave., Perry for possession of a controlled substance and failure to carry license or display license while fishing.


Sandra Knowles, age 35 of 1515 Horse N Buggy Dr., Adel was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft.


Alexander Johnson of West Des Moines was traveling west on Ashworth Rd approaching the intersection when he glanced down quickly and when he looked back up, he realized he was not going to be able to stop his vehicle, so he pulled out onto Ute Ave turning south and struck a north bound vehicle driven by Amy Drake of Lake Zureich, Ill. No injuries reported. Damage to Drake’s vehicle estimated at $4000.00 and $3500.00 to Johnson’s. Johnson was cited for failure to obey stop sign.


June 16, 2017


Michael Edward Manders, age 52 of 208 N 9th St., Indianola was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of contempt on a show cause hearing.


June 15, 2017


Matthew Lester Wahlert, age 34 of 22927 Valley View Trail, Adel was arrested on warrants for possession of controlled substance, and unlawful possession of prescription drugs.


Ronald Lee Shelburg Jr., age 42 of 3827 14th St., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of possession of marijuana.


June 14, 2017


John Hanson of Booneville was traveling south on Highway 169, turning east onto F90 when he was struck from behind by a truck driven by Jim Gaul of Earling. No injuries reported. Damage to Gaul’s vehicle estimated at $1000.00 and $3000.00 to Hanson’s.


June 13, 2017


Colleen Bridget Vanwagenen, age 18 of 5300 Meadow Pl. , West Des Moines was arrested at S Jordan Creek Pkwy and Grand, West Des Moines for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.