Two of a kind10/21/2015
Shia LaBeouf, 29, found himself in police custody on Oct. 9 when he was arrested in Austin, Texas, and charged with misdemeanor public intoxication. Witnesses reported LaBeouf looked either drunk or high when he ran down the street and jaywalked in front of officers. They warned him not to do it again, but he continued to act bizarrely.
It’s not just celebrities imbibing a little too much, though. Federico Aguilar, also 29, was charged with consumption/intoxication when he was arrested at 3:35 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4. He was taken into the Polk County Jail, and his bond was set at $300.
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.
West Des Moines Police are asking for help to solve recent cases of stolen credit cards. Since Oct. 7, four separate cases had been reported of credit cards being stolen while purses and wallets were left unattended by several victims. The cards were stolen from local restaurants, then used at local retail stores. Police released a surveillance photo from a store where one stolen card was used. Contact Polk County Crime Stopper at 223-1400 with any information. A $1,000 reward will be offered for information that leads to the arrest of anyone involved in the robbery.
Blotter — Des Moines
Bullets in the bedroom
Police officials responded to multiple reports of shots being fired near Blank Children’s Hospital on Oct. 11. Upon arrival, police located a .45-caliber bullet and two shell casings in an alley. Shortly after receiving the second call, officials found that a man’s window had been shot. The bullet went through the living room window, facing the alley, struck a ceiling light and was then lodged into the trim of the man’s bedroom door. There are no suspects at this time.
A vacant property is thought to have been broken into, but the date of the incident is unknown. The possible theft was discovered by a maintenance worker contacted to manage the property on Oct. 8. It was reported that approximately 150 feet of copper pipe and 200 feet of electrical wiring had been removed from the property. The maintenance worker reported that a padlock on the back door of the property had been pried off. There is no time frame for the when the possible burglary took place, but according to the maintenance worker, the property seems to have been vacant for at least a year.
On Oct. 11, a man reported that his house had been broken into near Drake University. It was reported that while the victim was at work, the fire escape door was pushed in, and his residence was burglarized. A safe, which looks like a dictionary, was the only item taken. This safe contained $3,000, according to the victim. Police were called to the residence the night before regarding two suspicious men, one black male and one white male. The victim couldn’t offer any more description. CV