Two of a kind5/11/2016
Comedian and actor Katt Williams, 42, was arrested on April 27 at a suburban Atlanta restaurant. Witnesses told police an argument erupted when members of Williams’ family seated themselves in an area reserved for another party. Allegedly, Williams threw a saltshaker and bloodied the lip of the restaurant manager. Williams then fled to a neighboring Waffle House where he was taken into custody and charged with battery.
There’s nothing funny about the arrest of Matthew James Butters, 32, by Des Moines police in the early morning hours of April 30. He was charged with willful injury, and his bond was set at $10,000. It’s unknown if he weaponized a salt shaker or any other flavorful spices.
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.
Des Moines Police Department Detectives are requesting the community’s assistance with identifying a bank robbery suspect. On April 28 at approximately 3:39 p.m., the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 4505 Douglas Ave. and passed a note to the teller while displaying a knife. The suspect is described as a white male adult, approximately 50 years of age, approximately 5-feet-8-inches tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing eyeglasses, a yellowish beige coat, a gray sweater and blue jeans. Wells Fargo Bank is offering up to a $5,000 reward for info leading to an arrest or conviction of the suspect.
Anyone with any information concerning the incident or the identification of the suspect is asked to contact the Des Moines Police Department, 515-283-4811, or call Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400.
Blotter — Des Moines
High on meth
Officers were dispatched to a southwest side apartment about 10 p.m. on May 3 in regard to an assault report. The victim said her attacker was a friend who has been acting erratically. He came over unannounced and entered through her back sliding door. The victim was asking the man to return some movies he had rented in her name. She brought up the topic about him needing to check into a rehab facility, and the man became very angry. He grabbed her by her arms, pressing hard with his fingers and holding her against a wall. Then he slapped her on the left cheek. He stripped off his shirt and acted like he wanted to fight. The victim then threatened to call the police, and the attacker fled. The officer witnessed redness on the victim’s arms. She claimed the attacker was high on meth.
Two officers were dispatched to a west side residence on May 3 at 7 p.m. after a report about an assault was called in. The female victim said she had an argument with her boyfriend that became violent. As she was sitting at the kitchen table, he pushed her off her chair and onto the floor. While she was on the floor, he used his foot to stomp her face under her right eye. The victim stood up and grabbed her purse and coat and ran across the street to her aunt’s house and called police. The suspect drove off in a white Chevy pickup truck. CV