Adel Police Report December 1-6


December 1, 2020

  • Earl Nielsen of Adel reported a burglary in the 500 block of Van Fossen Lane. Nothing was taken.
  • Mitchell Maurath of Adel reported an attempted scam in the 1500 block of Hyvue Street. Nothing was taken.

December 2, 2020

  • No activity reported.

December 3, 2020

  • A vehicle, driven by Justin Miller of Adel, was traveling southbound in the 1500 block of Nile Kinnick Drive S. when a vehicle, driven by Megan Whitson of Adel, entered the highway and struck Miller’s vehicle. No injuries were reported. Damages were estimated at $13,000.

December 4, 2020

  • Marsha Fisher of Adel reported criminal mischief in the 700 block of S. 12th Street. Damages were estimated at $50.
  • Nicholas James McGinnis, 35, of 2703 S.E. 18th Court, Des Moines, was arrested for trespass.

December 5, 2020

  • No activity reported.

December 6, 2020

  • Elizabeth Marie Billings, 31, of Marlborough, New Hampshire, was arrested on an out-of-state warrant for possession of a controlled substance and on an Adel Police Department charge of fugitive from justice.

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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