Name that crime
Sept. 29-Oct. 3
A. Domestic abuse assault causing injury.
B. Harboring a runaway child.
C. Prohibited acts and driving while license
is revoked (OWI related).
D. Five counts of possession of cocaine and
E. Possession of marijuana and public intoxication.
F. Violation of a protective order, third-degree
kidnapping and domestic abuse assault with injury.
Answers for Name That Crime: 1)F 2)E 3)A
4)B 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
Sept. 29-Oct. 5
Oct. 4, 12:30 a.m.
Illegal dumping at the 2500 block of CB and
Q Street. While on patrol, an officer came across
a large amount of personal property and trash
that had been dumped in the street, reportedly
blocking the entire roadway. The property included
a couch, a bookcase, carpet rolls and multiple
trash bags. Inside the trash bags, the officer
found mail with the address and two names attached
to that address. Charges are pending.
Oct. 5, 3:44 p.m.
Assault at the 3800 block of Easton Boulevard.
Both the victim and the suspect were patients
at a treatment facility. The alleged victim
told police he had returned to the facility
after a doctor’s appointment when the suspect
approached him, calling him a narc and threatening
him. Then the alleged suspect came at the victim
with a plastic fork, and when he attacked, the
victim spilled his coffee all over himself.
Police noted scrapes on the victim’s legs and
reported belligerence from the suspect, who
is also suspected of being under the influence
of a narcotic, so he was arrested.
Oct. 5, 11:51 p.m.
Robbery at the 800 block of Southwest McKinnley
Street. The alleged victim was a bartender at
Brew Haus. She told police she went out back
to lock the gate at the bar when a man in a
black hoodie and ski mask demanded money. He
followed her inside, and she opened up the register
and handed him cash. Then he ran out the door.
Oct. 5, 10:30 p.m.
Robbery at the 1600 block of Des Moines Street.
The alleged victim told police she was getting
things from her car, which was parked on the
street, when a man rode by on a bicycle. She
said “hi,” and the man continued on, but after
her arms were full of items from her car, that
same man grabbed her purse. She pulled away
enough to rip the straps off, and he got away
with her purse. There were no witnesses, but
police reported bruising on the inside of the
woman’s arm. The purse was not located. CV