It should be noted that a criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


March 25, 2020


A 40 year old female Van Meter resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear- original charge of possession of a controlled substance.


A 28 year old male Carroll resident was arrested for assault.


March 26, 2020


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 34000 block of Dexfield Rd. The driver was taken to the hospital by family for possible injuries. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3,000 and $100 to a mailbox he struck.


March 27, 2020


A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 21000 block of 312th St. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2,500.


A Perry driver was traveling east in the 21000 block of 130th St., when he hit loose gravel and fish tailed, sliding into the ditch rolling several times and coming to rest on its four wheels. The driver was taken to Methodist Hospital by EMS. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5,000. The driver was cited for failure to maintain control.


March 28, 2020


A Dallas Center driver was traveling near the intersection of Minburn Road and Midland Trail when he came upon the interaction to0 fast and was unable to make the turn. The driver was transported to Iowa Methodist Medical Center by EMS. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $13,000. The driver was cited for failure to maintain control.


March 30, 2020


A 33 year old female Ankeny resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation- original charge of theft.