Two of a kind1/13/2016
Ex-NFL star and first-round pick in the 2012 draft, Justin Blackmon, was arrested for DUI in December. This is the second DUI in three years for the 25-year-old, who was busted at 4:45 a.m. on a Saturday in Oklahoma.
Meanwhile, back in Iowa, Didier Musore, 26, was also arrested after an instance of driving when he shouldn’t be. Musore was arrested at 1:04 p.m. on Dec. 14, 2015, and charged with operating while intoxicated. Lucky for him, it was only his first offense.
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.
On Dec. 27 at 10:54 p.m., Des Moines Police Department patrol officers responded to 5201 S. Union St. to investigate a report of a shooting. Officers arrived to find two people in a common-area hallway suffering from gunshot injuries. One victim, a male adult, was deceased. A second victim, a female adult, was transported to a local hospital by Des Moines Fire Department fire medics, where she is currently receiving treatment. Des Moines Police Department detectives are investigating this incident and interviewing witnesses. A material witness warrant has been issued for 60-year-old Des Moines resident Alf Freddie Clark in connection to a homicide investigation. Anyone with information regarding Clark’s location is asked to call the Des Moines Police Department at 515-283-4811 or Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400.
Blotter — Des Moines
Police were called on reports of an attempted robbery near Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway on Jan. 5. The victim told police that after running over a piece of metal on the road, she stopped her car to look for damage. When her door was open and she was still in the car, two men approached her and demanded her to give them her wallet. She told them she didn’t know where her wallet was, and one man proceeded to reach into her shirt with his left hand. The victim bit the man’s arm. The second suspect then pulled the man away and then ran away in an unknown direction. There were no witnesses or any other information regarding the case.
On the move
On Jan. 2, police were dispatched to a house near Magnolia Park. The victim told police that during a process of moving, she was keeping her belongings in two separate places. She returned to her first residence on Jan. 2 and realized it had been broken into. The front door had been kicked in, and the residence was cleared out. The victim knows of one possible suspect, an acquaintance that knew she would be moving out. The suspect was staying with a neighbor but left unexpectedly and left belongings at the neighbor’s. Police suspected that the belongings left were actually the victim’s and let the victim in the residence identify any of the belongings. A follow-up investigation in connection with the suspect will be pursued.
A report of a burglary near Grand Avenue was made on Jan. 2. Police made contact with the victim at her residence. The victim showed police the damage that had been done to her home, including a broken television screen and a broken cabinet. The victim said she left the residence at approximately 6 p.m. and returned at 8:45 p.m. The house was locked when the victim left, but when she returned the door was left standing open. Items of value were left untouched, but a jewelry box was reported missing. The total loss of property reported was $3,615. CV