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Two of a Kind?


4.23 Lazzara4.23 FurchtenichtWe’re taking you back to Sunday, Feb. 15, when the lead singer of Taking Back Sunday was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Adam Lazzara, 33, was initially pulled over in Charlotte, North Carolina, for running a red light when the officers smelled alcohol on his breath. Lazzara was later released on $2,500 bail.

Similarly, on Feb. 9, a Des Moines resident was arrested for operating while under the influence. Edward Furchtenicht, 30, was arrested at approximately 4:30 p.m. and taken to the Polk County Jail, where he was given a $2,000 bail.


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This information was obtained from the Polk County Crime Stoppers website. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Des Moines Police Detective Bureau asks that anyone with information on the location or identity of this suspect call 515-283-4864 or The Polk County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 515-223-1400.


The Urbandale Police Department is seeking help in finding an individual regarding a theft at a local business. The women was last seen wearing sneakers, a baseball cap, a blue T-shirt with pink writing and a matching pink undershirt and dark pants. If you or anyone you know can identify this individual, you are encouraged to contact the Urbandale Police Department at 278-3926 or the Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.


Blotter — Des Moines

Tattoo nightmare
On April 14, police were dispatched to Anchors Away Tattoo on a burglary report. Shop owner Aaron Alter reported that when he left the shop the night before, the front and back doors were locked. The next morning when he returned, the front door was unlocked but there were no signs of forced entry. Alter noticed that there were items missing from a cabinet to the right of the entry. Items missing were an HP computer, six tattoo machines, two boxes of needles, 40 bottles of ink, a laptop bag and a lunch box. Alter’s personal tattoo equipment was untouched. Alter’s coworker Dave Conner was also in attendance at the crime scene. There are no known suspects at this time.

Behind closed doors
Judy O’Brien contacted police on April 15 regarding a burglary at her home. O’Brien stated that she was home alone in the basement. She decided to come upstairs to where her bedroom was, and once she entered her bedroom she saw a man hiding behind her bedroom door. She responded by screaming as loud as she could and it caused the suspect to run out through the front door of her home. The victim reports that she has a home security system, and she turned it over to officials to look at. No items are reported missing at this time.

A tough case
Police responded to a burglary on April 11 at the home of Ammar Khazall and his wife. The victims reported to officials that jewelry had gone missing from their apartment sometime within the last week. Neither victims have an idea as to how the jewelry went missing, but they did explain that they leave their doors unlocked. They also reported that the maintenance man had been in their apartment several times after the items went missing. The victims do not know who might have taken the jewelry or when. There are no known suspects at this time. CV

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