Name that crime
April 26-May 2
A. First-degree harassment.
B. Interference with official acts; possession
with intent to deliver methamphetamine; conspiracy
to deliver meth; failure to affix drug tax stamp;
and parole violation.
C. Violation of a protective order.
D. Serious injury by vehicle (OWI related);
operating while intoxicated, first offense;
driving while license is denied, suspended,
cancelled or revoked; accident (hit-and-run
causing personal injury); failure to stop within
an assured clear distance; two counts of non-support
of a child.
E. Two counts of attempted murder; willful
injury assault; intimidation with dangerous
F. Third-degree theft.
Answers for Name
That Crime: 1)B 2)D 3)E 4)F 5)C 6)A
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.
On the clock
Des Moines Police
April 26-May 2
A faculty member at Drake University called
police on April 30 reporting a missing piccolo
that was taken from the band room sometime between
2009 and 2010. They said they thought it was
checked out, but apparently it wasn’t. The instrument
was valued at $1,325. No suspects were named.
PULLIN’ YOUR LEG
A 15-year-old male showed up at a Walgreens
around 10 p.m. on April 30, near his grandparents’
house at the 1500 block of Oak Park, telling
a story about how his grandparents assaulted
him while his mother did nothing. Police arrived,
and he told the same story to them: His grandparents
had accused him of stealing their prescription
medications, and held him down with a foot,
pulling on his “bad leg,” slapping him and pulling
his hair, as he tried to leave the house. After
investigating, police discovered the boy had
sickle cell anemia, which caused him to have
a “bad leg and hip.” The alleged victim was
admitted ino the hospital, but no charges were
PEACE OUT, GIRL SCOUT
A Girl Scouts of America Troop leader discovered
more than $8,000 of the Troop’s money had been
used for suspicious personal purchases, such
as food and other non-troop related items. She
said the Council advised her not to take the
matter to the police and did nothing to support
her findings. The money was supposed to be used
for Girl Scout trips, activities and supplies.
Investigations continue. CV