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


June 28, 2017


Johnathan Lance Jones, age 32 of 625 Ovid, Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of false report to public entity.


June 27, 2017


Joseph Michael Miles, age 32 of 526 Baker St., Minburn was arrested on a warrant for burglary.


Cody Ray Devilbiss, age 26 of 1811 4th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for criminal mischief. Cody was also charged at this time for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Christopher Power of Van Meter was traveling in the 25000 block of 347th St., when he got too far over and entered the ditch overturning. Driver was going to seek medical attention on his own. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $4000.00.


Manuel Morales-Morales of Des Moines was backing up to adjust his vehicle in a parking space at the Tyson Plant parking lot when a vehicle driven by Soe Tun of Des Moines struck the back end of his vehicle. No injuries reported. Damage to each vehicle estimated at $2500.00 each.


Kimberly Ash of Perry was traveling in the 22000 block of Highway 44 when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5000.00.


Dawn Bundy of Rippey reported a violation of a no contact order.


June 26, 2017


Christine Wright of Woodward was traveling in the 27000 block of N Ave when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2000.00.


June 25, 2017


Kurt Douglas Sproston, age 50 of Waukee was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of domestic abuse assault.


Brandon Michael Beattie, age 31 of Plesantville was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on a show cause hearing.


June 24, 2017


Andrew Michael Knode, age 28 of 2121 Green St., Adel reported that someone broke into his storage unit located at 27741 Fairground Rd., Adel. No property was missing.


June 23, 2017


Madison Kae Stonehocker, age 22 of 2121 Greene St., Adel was cited and released in the 21000 block of Old Highway 6 for driving while license suspended.


Jesus Ramon Gomez, age 19 of 1224 5th St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft.


Devin Moody of Adel was traveling in the 27000 block of 340th Trl., Van Meter when lost control going around the curve to avoid a deer and went into the west ditch, stiking a tree. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3000.00. Moody was cited for failure to maintain control.


June 21, 2017


Doreen Freeman of 35109 L Ave., Earlham reported a violation of a no contact order.


Chris Scantlin of 18047 130th St., Perry reported the theft of 2 gate hinges off his gate.


June 20, 2017


Jake Allen Cretsinger, age 19 of 430 Gray Ave., Waukee was arrested at the 22000 block of 240th St., for OWI.


Jerry Ecker of Plymouth, In., was traveling in the 22000 block of Highway 44 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $1500.00.


Delores Davis of 29948 H Ave., Adel reported the theft of jewelry from her home.


June 17, 2017


Alexa Seiler of Adel was traveling east in the 27000 block of Highway 6 when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2500.00.