September 20, 2017
- Leroy Wagner of 255 Terrace Dr., Waukee, reported the theft of fuel from a tractor parked in a field in the 12000 block of Quinlan Avenue.
- Phillip Harder of Des Moines was traveling east near the 108 mile marker of U.S. Interstate 80 when he swerved to avoid being hit by a vehicle merging into his lane. Harder lost control of his vehicle, which traveled into the median and struck a cable barrier. Harder was taken to Methodist Medical Center by Dallas County EMS. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $4,500, and damage to the cable barrier was estimated at $3,000.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.