Name that crime
A. Public intoxication (alcohol or drugs); and simple assault.
B. Fifth-degree theft.
C. Third-degree theft.
D. Public intoxication (alcohol or drugs); and disorderly conduct.
E. Domestic abuse assault; and simple assault.
F. Disorderly conduct; second-degree robbery; and possession of a schedule II narcotic (cocaine).
Answers for Name That Crime: 1)F 2)B 3)E 4)A 5)C 6)D
Published arrest charges are obtained from official law enforcement records, which are available to the public. All who are charged are innocent until proven guilty.
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Des Moines Police
June 30-July 6
July 3, 10:57 p.m.
Criminal trespass and public intoxication at the 5900 block of S.W. Cedar Rapids Street. Scott Westlund, Iowa Interstate Railroad train master, reported to police that his engineers had hit a person who was laying in between the rails. The engineers saw the person and used the emergency brake, but the engine and first car went over the person before they could stop causing lacerations to the back of his head and injuries to his thigh. The victim was identified as a 17-year-old male who told police he had been at the 80/35 Festival but was too drunk to remember leaving the festival. He was treated at the hospital and released with charges.
July 3, 10:04 p.m.
Shooting at the 2800 block of Douglas Avenue. The caller reported two men were waiting by his apartment entrance when he arrived home carrying a large box. They attacked him as he attempted to walk passed. One of the alleged suspects pulled out a gun, and when the victim went for it he ended up getting shot in the thigh. Police found him lying on the floor when they arrived, but the two suspects were gone. He told police they never said anything to him, so he did not know why they attacked him.
July 4, 10:55 p.m.
Second-degree theft at the 1600 block of Carpenter Avenue. Officers were patrolling the area and attempted to stop a Jeep for a plate light violation. The vehicle eluded police and struck a pole and a parked vehicle. A foot chase ensued ending in arrest. The Jeep turned out to be stolen and the driver was operating without a license. CV