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Two of a Kind?


two of a kind-JenningsTwo of a kind-FalknerChicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings, 31, has been arrest in Georgia for DUI, reckless driving and speeding. Jennings was driving more than 30 mph over the speed limit on I-85. Authorities pulled him over for excessive speeding and smelled alcohol on his breath. He was arrested on the spot and his bail was set at $2,711.

Des Moines seems to be following the NFL’s suit. Wayne Falkner, 34, was arrested on Jan. 1 for OWI and several other charges. He was taken to the Polk County Jail around 8 a.m. His bail is set at $10,500.



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 identifying two females in regards to a theft at a local business. The first woman was last seen wearing glasses, a pale blue shirt and a dark sweater. The second woman was last seen wearing jeans, a white shirt with black lettering and a black jacket. They both have black hair. If you or anyone you know has any information on these woman or the case, contact the Urbandale Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 515-278-3926 or CrimeStoppers at 515-223-1400.


Blotter – Des Moines

A really bad trade

Police responded to a burglary at 2937 S.E. 19th St. in Des Moines on Jan. 13. Emily Stokka said she left her house at approximately 7 a.m. that day and returned to find the back sliding door had been pushed open and various items and electronics missing. Stokka told police she is unaware of anyone who might have problems with her. She stated that she is recently divorced but doubts her ex would have taken her son’s Play Station 3. Stokka also found a small pile of clothes and items on her living room floor that did not belong to her. She said she has no idea whose they were and must have been left by whoever broke into the house. A black pry bar was found on the ground outside by the door. Identification was called to process the scene.

It’s all in the shoeprints

Carlos Gutirez reported a burglary at his home at 1611 S.E. First St. on Jan. 13 after seeing an evicted resident of the house nearby. The suspect was kicked out of the house because he was bringing in drugs, and Gutirez reported the suspect had broken into the front door previously, leaving it dented. On the day of the burglary, Gutirez left his house and passed the suspect at Columbus Park, which is down the street. When Gutirez returned, he found wet footprints belonging to Adidas shoes, which he said is the only kind worn by the suspect. He found his watch and some food missing. Gutirez also told police the suspect was banging on the windows and yelling at him at 3 a.m. recently.

A good neighbor

Officers were dispatched to 1800 E. 33rd St. on the evening of Jan. 13 on information of a burglary. Dan Sadler said his neighbor Jeannie had called to inform him of a suspicious person at Sadler’s home. The officers cleared the residence and found the back door badly damaged from being kicked it. Sadler said the house was unoccupied and secured with locks and dead bolts. He told police someone had taken down his security cameras around his property the week before but he never reported it. After the officers left, Sadler called to report items stashed by the burglar, including two car radios in their boxes placed around the corner of the back door. Identification was called to process the scene, and extra patrol was requested to the residence. CV

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