Two of a kind7/29/2015
R&B singer Angie Stone, 53, was arrested on March 10 for domestic aggravated assault after she assaulted her 30-year-old daughter. Stone told police her daughter punched her in the face, and then Stone defended herself with a metal stand but accidentally hit her daughter in the face, knocking out her front teeth.
In a similar case, Diann Lynn Mead, 53, was arrested on June 30 at 4:11 p.m. for domestic abuse/assault causing bodily injury/mental illness. Mead was booked into Polk County Jail, and her bond was set at a hefty $10,000.
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.
Police are seeking help in finding a suspect in a bank robbery that happened at the First Class Credit Union at 303 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines on June 24. The Des Moines Police Communications Center received a call about the robber at 2:54 p.m. on June 24, and after responding they found that a male suspect had entered the business and handed a note to the employee demanding cash. After receiving the money, he left northbound on food. He is described as a white or Hispanic male who is approximately 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. The accompanying surveillance photos indicate that he had facial hair and was wearing a dark hooded jacket, dark hat and dark pants. No weapon was seen. Anyone with information about this case or the suspect is asked to contact the Des Moines Police Detective Bureau at 283-4869 or the Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.
Blotter — Des Moines
A police officer was dispatched to 501 Holcomb Ave. in Des Moines on July 21 in response to a burglary report at the Des Moines School District’s North High School. The officer met with the school board security officer and North High baseball coach Justin Pithan, who said he found the concession stand had been broken into at 10:15 p.m. The officer observed the door, which had been kicked in and broken off its hinges. It appeared to be juveniles who committed the crime, and the only items taken were food items.
Watch that prescription
Police responded to a burglary reported on Martin Luther King Parkway on July 21. The victim claimed that he was away from his apartment for an hour on July 20 when unknown suspect(s) gained entry through the ground level north living room window. The victim said he was missing some CDs, a small amount of cash and a bottle of prescription drugs. He told police he was more concerned with getting a refill of the prescription before he can return to work; he was told to file a case for with the medical staff at Broadlawns. There were no damages to the window or the inside of the apartment.
They came for the pipe
A burglary was reported at Iowa Realty between noon on July 20 and 2 p.m. on July 21. Robert John Luce is a realtor with the company and called to report that one of his properties had been burglarized. Luce said he left the property at 3423 Wright St. at about noon on July 20, and when he returned the next day he noticed that about 40 feet of copper pipe had been cut out from the basement. The AC/Frion line had also been snapped, and Luce estimated it would cost about $1,200 to fix the line and replace the pipe. Luce told police he thinks he locked the doors, but there were no signs of forced entry. There are no suspects or witnesses. CV