Name that crime
April 26-May 2
A. Probation violation.
B. Driving while license, denied, suspended,
cancelled or revoked; interference with official
acts; arrest without warrant; probation violation.
C. Two counts of possession of precursors;
conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamines;
possession of a schedule II narcotic.
D. Domestic abuse assault with intent or with
E. Willful injury assault.
F. Two counts of third-degree theft; second-degree
theft; fifth-degree theft.
Answers for Name
That Crime: 1)B 2)E 3)A 4)C 5)D 6)F
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
FRAT HOUSE FIRE
A frat brother was watching TV when he heard
a fire alarm in the next room on May 9 at a
fraternity house at the 1300 block of 34th Street.
When he went to investigate, he discovered the
curtains were on fire. Another housemate extinguished
the fire, and they called police. The only thing
found to be out of the ordinary was a bottle
of Ten High whiskey open on the floor that no
one knew how it got there and alcohol spilt
on a rug. Although one of the brothers had been
kicked out in February, they did not suspect
An officer stopped a vehicle at the 1900 block
of Clark Street on May 7 to find a 17-year-old
“known gang member” as a passenger. The suspect
attempted to flee from the car, so the cop grabbed
him by the arm and maced him. The suspect threw
elbows at the cop’s face, hitting him in the
shoulder, so the cop reportedly “delivered several
close-fist blows” to the kid’s face to gain
control. The suspect fought back forcefully,
then ran away. He was eventually caught and
charged with assaulting a police officer causing
THINGS GOT ROCKY
Police received several calls on May 8 about
a guy damaging properties near the 1300 block
of East Euclid Avenue. He reportedly threw a
wooden pallet against the Infinite Seasons building
and broke a window with a rock. Cops searched
him to find a rock in his pocket. A woman who
was with him told police the suspect had a bad
temper, and they had been fighting. CV