Two of a kind4/6/2016
Twista, 42, was arrested hours before a performance in Indiana for possession of marijuana on March 25. Twista, known for his 20-year rap career, was one of three passengers arrested following a routine traffic stop that led to the charge. Twista was released from the Indiana jail at 4 a.m. on March 25 after he posted the $500 bail.
Allen Dudley, also 42, was charged with possession of marijuana 10 days before Twista. Dudley was booked on March 15 at 12:27 a.m. for possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine. Dudley’s bail was set at $2,000. This is Dudley’s fourth arrest.
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 individuals who committed a bank robbery on March 16. The two suspects entered the West Bank branch at 3839 Merle Hay Road. One suspect ordered employees to get on the floor while the other suspect jumped the counter and removed money from the teller stations. There were no injuries in the incident. The suspects were last seen running eastbound from the bank in the outfits pictured above. Anyone with any information concerning the incident or the identification of the suspects is asked to contact the Des Moines Police Department, 515-283-4811, or Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400.
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Bad aim, a lot of pain
On March 26, police were dispatched to a home north of Southridge Mall on an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound. The caller told police that her son accidentally shot himself in the leg and was lying in the hallway of the apartment building. When police arrived, one officer provided a tourniquet and applied pressure to the victim’s wound until medics arrived. The victim and friends were not cooperative with police in identifying the weapon used and the details of the shooting. Police and IDENT searched the building for the firearm, finding it within an apartment on top of a cupboard.
Crazy ex in Texas
A woman entered the Des Moines Police Department asking for help on March 23. She told police that an acquaintance had been sending her threatening text messages. She met the acquaintance in rehab approximately five years ago. The man has since been incarcerated in Texas, served three years and now is out on parole. The victim told police that she was out running errands and she was sent photos from the suspect of the inside of her apartment. She also told police there were charges made on a missing credit card of hers.
Des Moines’ bounty hunters
On March 25, police were called about a dispute between a woman and bail bondsmen who believed a suspect broke into her residence. Police spoke to the bail bondsmen, who told police they went to the suspect’s residence looking for him and observed him running through the backyard of the victim’s residence. The bail bondsmen and the victim then called police after hearing destructive noises from inside the house. The suspect then attempted to escape through a side door, but the bail bondsmen caught him and put him in handcuffs. CV