Drive-by shooting was a false report, 2 charged

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22 May 2018
Drive-by shooting was a false report, 2 charged2 month ago
Drive-by shooting was a false report, 2 charged
Des Moines firefighters worked late Monday night to extinguish a house fire. Crews responded to a home in the 3700 block of Indianapolis Avenue just before 10:30 p.m. on reports of a house fire.2 month ago
Des Moines firefighters worked late Monday night to extinguish a house fire. Crews responded to a home in the 3700 block of Indianapolis Avenue just before 10:30 p.m. on reports of a house fire.
Police in Des Moines are warning the public of a wanted man considered armed and dangerous. Officials with the Des Moines Police Department announced via Facebook Monday that they are searching for 30-year-old Joshua Dean Green, who is wanted out of Warren County on probation violations related to weapons charged.2 month ago
Police in Des Moines are warning the public of a wanted man considered armed and dangerous. Officials with the Des Moines Police Department announced via Facebook Monday that they are searching for 30-year-old Joshua Dean Green, who is wanted out of Warren County on probation violations related to weapons charged.
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Top leader of Iowa Senate resigns after video shows him kissing statehouse lobbyist - AP
A Des Moines man is being held in the Polk County Jail after police say he threatened to kill a woman and tried to burn down a home. Thirty-eight-year-old Antonio Starks faces several charges for the incident including first degree arson, assault causing bodily injury, assault domestic abuse, and violation of a no contact order.2 month ago
A Des Moines man is being held in the Polk County Jail after police say he threatened to kill a woman and tried to burn down a home. Thirty-eight-year-old Antonio Starks faces several charges for the incident including first degree arson, assault causing bodily injury, assault domestic abuse, and violation of a no contact order.
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Police say 21-year-old Michael Havig was arrested on March 11 after they responded to multiple shots fired calls on 2nd Street in the early hours of the morning
A former East High School employee was arrested and charged with sexual exploitation after authorities say he inappropriately touched a student on a bus going home from a show choir competition2 month ago
A former East High School employee was arrested and charged with sexual exploitation after authorities say he inappropriately touched a student on a bus going home from a show choir competition
Police arrested an Iowa man after he allegedly started a fight with an officer and took the officer's taser. Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek says an officer noticed a Honda Civic that had plates that didn't match the vehicle. When an officer attempted to stop the vehicle at East 29th Street and John Patterson Road the driver, later found to be 55-year-old Daniel Ockenfels, refused to pull over.2 month ago
Police arrested an Iowa man after he allegedly started a fight with an officer and took the officer's taser. Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek says an officer noticed a Honda Civic that had plates that didn't match the vehicle. When an officer attempted to stop the vehicle at East 29th Street and John Patterson Road the driver, later found to be 55-year-old Daniel Ockenfels, refused to pull over.
Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a fire that damaged a funeral business on Des Moines’ southwest side. Des Moines fire officials at the scene told KCCI that calls came in just after 6 p.m. Saturday for reports of a fire. When emergency response personnel showed up, they found light smoke and flames surrounding Williams Wilbert Vault, a funeral home at 3420 SW Ninth St.2 month ago
Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a fire that damaged a funeral business on Des Moines’ southwest side. Des Moines fire officials at the scene told KCCI that calls came in just after 6 p.m. Saturday for reports of a fire. When emergency response personnel showed up, they found light smoke and flames surrounding Williams Wilbert Vault, a funeral home at 3420 SW Ninth St.
Distracted driver plunges car into Iowa lake
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Officers with the Bettendorf Police Department say they were called to the intersection of Kimberly Road and Lincoln Road after a suspect ran from an officer during a traffic stop. The incident occurred just before midnight Thursday night.
Council Bluffs Police say no one was injured when a car was driven off the road Thursday morning into a body of water. Police say 58-year-old Frank Spring of Council Bluffs was driving his 2008 Chevy Malibu through Big Lake Park around 5:30 a.m. He looked away from the road and lost control, driving off the road and into a body of water at the park. Police say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.
Four people were arrested Wednesday after an officer deployed a Taser while responding to an in-progress case of identity fraud, Council Bluffs police said. Officers responded to the US Bank at 421 W. Broadway around 9:44 a.m. after a fraud in progress was reported.
Des Moines police have released the name of a man killed early Wednesday morning in the Drake neighborhood. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Christopher John Latimer of Des Moines.2 month ago
Des Moines police have released the name of a man killed early Wednesday morning in the Drake neighborhood. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Christopher John Latimer of Des Moines.
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Police are investigating a homicide in the Drake neighborhood Wednesday morning, said Sgt. Paul Parizek, spokesman for Des Moines police. Around 6 a.m., a neighbor in an apartment building at at 1076 21st Street heard a dispute, including yelling and screaming, Parizek said.
Police are investigating a death in the Drake neighborhood Wednesday morning and they say it is suspicious. Police were called to 1076 21st Street just before 6:00 a.m. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says a neighbor in the building heard yelling and screaming in another apartment and called police. When officers arrived they made contact with a male who made some statements to them that he had harmed another person, and he was taken into custody.2 month ago
Police are investigating a death in the Drake neighborhood Wednesday morning and they say it is suspicious. Police were called to 1076 21st Street just before 6:00 a.m. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says a neighbor in the building heard yelling and screaming in another apartment and called police. When officers arrived they made contact with a male who made some statements to them that he had harmed another person, and he was taken into custody.
Suspect still free in shooting that injured woman2 month ago
Suspect still free in shooting that injured woman
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A West Liberty man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries Sunday after accidentally shooting himself outside a Davenport gun show. The unidentified 42-year-old "had a negligent discharge of his personal firearm while seated in his vehicle," police wrote in an email Monday, saying the investigation into the incident is preliminary.
A woman was injured in a shooting in Des Moines Monday night and police are still looking for the man who pulled the trigger. It happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Arlington Avenue. That’s just west of 2nd Avenue and south of North High School2 month ago
A woman was injured in a shooting in Des Moines Monday night and police are still looking for the man who pulled the trigger. It happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Arlington Avenue. That’s just west of 2nd Avenue and south of North High School
A Kossuth County man has been charged with first degree murder after a woman was found dead over the weekend. Deputies were called to a domestic assault in the 200 block of 2nd Street early Saturday morning, where they found the body of 38-year-old Krista Hesebeck.2 month ago
A Kossuth County man has been charged with first degree murder after a woman was found dead over the weekend. Deputies were called to a domestic assault in the 200 block of 2nd Street early Saturday morning, where they found the body of 38-year-old Krista Hesebeck.
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Two drivers were injured when an SUV struck a tow truck that was assisting a third vehicle near the intersection of I-80 and I-74 on Monday, March 5. Both injuries were described as non-life threatening. Both drivers were issued citations as a result of the crash, according to police
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Authorities say they're holding a northern Iowa man suspected of killing a woman. The Kossoth County Sheriff's Office says deputies and medics were sent around 12:50 a.m. Saturday to provide medical assistance and investigate a report of a domestic assault in Lakota. They found the body of 38-year-old Krista Hesebeck at one address and the injured homicide suspect at another. He was treated and taken to jail.
The man who admitted to killing his fiancee's sister appeared in court after he was charged with manslaughter. Jason Farmer, 34, was arrested over the weekend for the murder of Angela Montante at the America's Inn and Suites near Beechnut. Police say he checked into the motel with Montante Thursday, and then killed her.2 month ago
The man who admitted to killing his fiancee's sister appeared in court after he was charged with manslaughter. Jason Farmer, 34, was arrested over the weekend for the murder of Angela Montante at the America's Inn and Suites near Beechnut. Police say he checked into the motel with Montante Thursday, and then killed her.
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Police have arrested two people in connection with the Sept. 22 shooting death of a man during a robbery at his Davenport home
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Numerous police cars surrounded the area of East 15th and Des Moines streets, where police were investigating a drive-by shooting. Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said officers were sent there just before 3:15 p.m. on reports of someone in a vehicle firing shots. When officers arrived at the scene, they found shell casings on the ground.
A former Dallas Center pastor was sentenced to three years’ probation after pleading guilty to child endangerment and two years’ probation for indecent exposure, according to court documents2 month ago
A former Dallas Center pastor was sentenced to three years’ probation after pleading guilty to child endangerment and two years’ probation for indecent exposure, according to court documents
A former insurance agent and former claims representative have been charged with felonies following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division's Fraud Bureau. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that former insurance agent 37-year-old Nicholas Menough, of Grimes, is charged with fraudulent submissions, forgery and second-degree theft. In the other case, former claim representative 42-year-old Cora Lea Harrington, of Pleasant Hill, has been charged with fraudulent submissions and second-degree theft.2 month ago
A former insurance agent and former claims representative have been charged with felonies following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division's Fraud Bureau. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that former insurance agent 37-year-old Nicholas Menough, of Grimes, is charged with fraudulent submissions, forgery and second-degree theft. In the other case, former claim representative 42-year-old Cora Lea Harrington, of Pleasant Hill, has been charged with fraudulent submissions and second-degree theft.
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Two suspects are still on the loose after a wild series of events overnight including shots fired, multiple police chases, and at least two stolen vehicles. Police say at 1:41 a.m. Friday they received a call from the Americinn at 1920 Hackley Avenue about a dispute outside and they thought they had heard shots fired.
A Cedar Rapids man has been charged after trespassing on MidAmerican Energy property in Iowa City. Authorities say they were called to MidAmerican Energy on Lower Muscatine Road at 9:32 p.m. on February 27 for a report of someone trespassing on the secured property.2 month ago
A Cedar Rapids man has been charged after trespassing on MidAmerican Energy property in Iowa City. Authorities say they were called to MidAmerican Energy on Lower Muscatine Road at 9:32 p.m. on February 27 for a report of someone trespassing on the secured property.
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A teenager in Fort Dodge has been arrested after allegedly making threats on social media. Police were made aware of possible online threats early Tuesday afternoon. Officials say multiple students in the Fort Dodge Community School District were talking about participating in a school shooting. After identifying the students involved, school resource officers and staff contacted the individuals at the district’s high school and middle school
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