Aug. 22, 2017


Jesus Salvador Martinez reported a stolen bicycle.


A vehicle driven by Nghak Liana was traveling south in the 600 block of First Avenue in the right lane, went to turn and struck a vehicle driven by Miranda Schlicht, who was also traveling south in the 600 block of First Avenue. Approximately $250 in total damage to both vehicles was reported.


A caller advised of a chicken running loose in the area of Third and North. Officer Jans located the chicken and the owner of the birds. The owner’s children had opened the door to the chicken cage and the bird escaped. Owner was actively tracking and capturing the bird, which was eventually captured and returned to its pen.


Brandon James Cole reported harassment by phone in the 1800 block of Otley Avenue.


August 21, 2017


Thomas Delaine Barber, of 1805 Willis Avenue, Perry, was arrested in the 1600 block of Otley Avenue and charged with OWI, first offense.


Diante Watson, of Des Moines, was arrested in the 700 block of First Street and charged with violation of protective order.


Shellie Kathlene Crawford, of Perry, reported harassment by phone in the 2200 block of Willis Avenue.


Kathryn Rae Trogdon, of Perry, reported harassment by phone.


Erik Edgardo Guillen, of Perry, reported harassment by phone in the 1600 block of North Street.


August 20, 2017


An employee at Burger King flagged down an officer and reported that a vehicle had struck the building. Damage to the building valued at $250.


August 19, 2017


Jennifer Mary Walkup, of Dedham, Iowa, was arrested at 16th and Highway 141 and charged with OWI, first offense.


August 18, 2017


Ashley Latrice Cotton, of Perry, reported harassment by phone in the 900 block of Willis Avenue.


Raquel Rivera, of Perry, reported breaking and entering in the 500 block of Clearview Drive. Advised that there were scratches on the door.


Jasmin from Raccoon Valley Bank reported counterfetting/forgery in the 1200 block of Second Street. Advised she got a $20 bill from Casey’s in the day’s deposit. She later reported that she received a second counterfeit $20 bill from the Casey’s on the East Side.


A vehicle being operated by Birhane Zewale Desta, of Des Moines, left the Raccoon Valley Bank parking lot and turned south onto 3rd street when the operator noticed the left rear passenger door was open. They tried to shut the door while driving, swerved towards the left side of the street, jumped a curb and struck a crab apple tree. Damage to the vehicle was approximately $500, while the tree was broken off at the ground. No injuries reported.


August 17, 2017


Michelle Lea Diw, of Perry, reported breaking and entering in the 1800 block of Fourth Street. Advised that the property owners were out of town.


August 16, 2017


Susan Mae Knight-Wilbur, of 33377 180th Street, Granger, was arrested in the 900 block of Willis Avenue and charged with fifth degree theft.


Matthew Brant Karl, of Perry, reported destruction of property in the 500 block of Willis Avenue. Advised that someone had damaged the walk-in door to his garage.


August 15, 2017


Kyle Douglas Goodman, of 1305 10th Street, Perry, was arrested at his home address and charged with domestic abuse.


Cathy Jo Strand, of Perry, reported breaking and entering in the 2100 block of Fourth Street. Advised that she caught three juveniles breaking into her garage and had already removed a window. All items were returned and no charges were filed.


Edwin Alexander Escalante, of 1007 Dewey Street, Perry, was arrested in the 2800 block of First Street and charged with trespass.