Name that crime
A. Second-degree theft.
B. Five counts of delivering a schedule II
narcotic (Oxycodone) and possession of a schedule
II narcotic (morphine).
C. Assault or display of a dangerous weapon.
D. Escape or absence of custody while committed
to an institute and probation violation.
E. Second-degree harassment.
F. Domestic abuse assault with intent or with
Answers for Name That Crime: 1)F 2)B 3)D
4)E 5)A 6)C
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are innocent until proven guilty.
On the clock
Des Moines Police
Sept. 20, 12:32 a.m.
Theft at the 1000 block of East University
Avenue. Officers were dispatched to Quicktrip
regarding a claim that an unknown man had asked
for a pack of smokes, put money on the counter
and waited for the cash drawer to open. Then
he allegedly reached across the counter and
grabbed $40 in cash and ran out of the store.
Police confinscated the surveillance footage
but have no suspects.
Sept. 18, 3 a.m.
Terrorism at the 1100 block of 17th Street.
The victim told police she heard shots or fireworks
that morning and in the afternoon, she discovered
her front porch window and screen had a hole
in them. The bullet went through the front porch
window at an angle, exited the porch on the
side of the house and lodged into the siding.
Police reported this is the second time this
house has been shot at, but the victim believes
a neighbor next door is the actual target. She
said the neighbors had been shot at earlier
this summer. Police also noticed numerous holes
in the windows and siding.
Sept. 19, 2:22 a.m.
Third-degree burglary at the 2800 block of
Hubbell Avenue. Two witnesses said they saw
a suspicious SUV parked behind Nat's Liquor
Store and heard the sound of breaking glass.
Then they saw two men flee in the SUV. The front
door of Nat's was damaged and the front window
was broken out. The SUV was later found crashed
into a utility pole. As police were securing
the liquor store until the owners arrived, a
man showed up and told police one of the suspects
had pushed him down and stolen his cell phone,
hoodie and cap. However, surveillance footage
showed that he was one of the two people who
broke the window with a brick and stole liquor
and cigarettes. The other suspect then showed
up and confessed to the crime also admitting
to a previous burglary at Adventureland Park.
They were arrested and taken to Juvenile Detention.