Two of a kindTwo of a kind3/2/2016
Ex-Disney star Orlando Brown had a run-in with law enforcement ending in his arrest on Jan. 17. Brown, known for his role on the Disney show “That’s So Raven,” was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery, obstruction of justice, drug possession with intent to sell and having contraband in jail. Brown, 28, was arrested in Torrance, Callifornia.
Corey McNabb also racked up a list of charges on Feb. 16. McNabb, 27, was arrested and charged with interference with official acts and possession of drug paraphernalia. Like Brown, the arrest was his first. McNabb’s bond was set at $600.
This information was obtained from the Polk County Crime Stoppers. 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 Des Moines Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in a fraud investigation. On Jan. 7, the suspects used a cloned credit card to make purchases from multiple stores located at Merle Hay Mall. The victim of the credit card fraud lost more than $3,000 in the incident. Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the two suspects pictured is asked to call the Des Moines Police Department at 515-2283-4811, or Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400.
Blotter — Des Moines
Drive-thru pick up
On Feb. 23, police were dispatched to Park Elementary School on reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, police observed a crowd standing in a driveway near the school, surrounding a victim who had suffered a gunshot to his upper thigh. Medics arrived and brought the victim to Methodist Hospital, and police spoke to multiple witnesses of the incident. Witnesses told police that, while in their residences, gunshots were heard, and they observed two vehicles drive away from the school. Police also spoke to the victim, who told officers that he was at the school to pick up weed from an unknown individual. When the unknown individual arrived, he was shot in the leg and fled the scene.
Police were dispatched to assist in a fire investigation on Feb. 20 to help fire and medical departments. Police were notified that, while a man was re-filling a lighter, the lighter caught on fire, injuring the man. When policeman arrived, he heard the man shout, “She lit me on fire.” The victim’s girlfriend told police that he caught fire while filling his lighter, and it was nothing that she did. Officers stayed with the woman, who was the victim’s girlfriend, while IDENT was called, and the victim was transferred to Mercy Hospital and eventually to Iowa City due to his condition. The case was handed over to detectives due to the suspicion surrounding the case.
Getaway gone wrong
Police were dispatched to a residence on S.E. 14th Street on Feb. 26 on reports of a stabbing that had just occurred. Officers arrived on the scene, and the victim and a witness pointed out the suspect’s vehicle, which was traveling northbound. Police located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop with the help of multiple officers. All parties involved in the incident spoke Spanish, so the case was handed off to a different officer. CV