Tagged with 'cops'

Des Moines Police arrest suspect wanted for bikini barista robbery/fondling

Des Moines Police arrest suspect wanted for bikini barista robbery/fondling

Des Moines Police announced Monday, April 29 that they have arrested a suspect wanted for robbing an espresso stand – as well as fondling an employee – on Thursday, April 24. Police say that on that... [Read more]

Spring Citizens Police Academy starts Mar. 26; enrolling now

Spring Citizens Police Academy starts Mar. 26; enrolling now

ENROLLING NOW! SPRING CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY March 26 – May 28, 2019 6:30pm to 9:00 pm Come join us for an interactive behind the scenes look into police work. This 10-week informational series designed... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday at McDonald’s

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday at McDonald’s

The Des Moines Police Department will be hosting ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday, Mar. 9, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at McDonald’s. McDonald’s is located at 22644 Pacific Highway... [Read more]

VIDEO: North Hill package theft suspect caught by Des Moines Police

VIDEO: North Hill package theft suspect caught by Des Moines Police

From the Des Moines Police Department: Package theft happens in a blink of an eye. Watch this video as it captures a package theft on the North Hill of Des Moines on Monday night, Feb. 25: Residents called... [Read more]

An update on Des Moines Police’s new K9 ‘Dez’

An update on Des Moines Police’s new K9 ‘Dez’

An update from the Des Moines Police Department on its new K9 ‘Dez’: Des Moines Police K9 ‘Dez’ is in his third week of training in an accelerated course which consists of Dez,... [Read more]

Des Moines Police unsuccessfully search for burglary suspect Monday afternoon

Des Moines Police unsuccessfully search for burglary suspect Monday afternoon

On Monday, Dec. 3 at around 2:30 p.m., Des Moines Police Officers responded to a residential burglary in the 23900 block of 20th Ave South near Highline College (map below). Police said that the homeowner... [Read more]

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help finding drive-by shooting suspect

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help finding drive-by shooting suspect

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the public’s help finding a suspect wanted in connection with the drive-by shooting of a 13-year old boy on Nov. 26 on Pacific Highway South. The teen... [Read more]

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

On Sunday, Oct. 28 at about 9:14 p.m., the Des Moines Police Department received a 911 call from a citizen at the shopping complex located at 27061 Pacific Highway South, who had found a dead body. The... [Read more]

Police respond to drive-by shooting in Des Moines Thursday morning

Police respond to drive-by shooting in Des Moines Thursday morning

Thursday morning, Oct. 11, at 06:14 a.m. Des Moines Police responded to a drive-by shooting in the 2800 block of South 218th Street (map below). Witnesses reported that five minutes prior, a vehicle pulled... [Read more]

Police Chief Thomas sends out another letter about criminal activity in Redondo

Police Chief Thomas sends out another letter about criminal activity in Redondo

On Monday, July 30, Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas sent out another letter to the community, addressing recent criminal activity. This is Thomas’ second letter about crime, and like the first –... [Read more]

Four shot after two groups exchange gunfire at Wooton Park early Saturday

Four shot after two groups exchange gunfire at Wooton Park early Saturday

Four people were shot in an incident at Wooton Park in Redondo early Saturday morning, according to Des Moines Police. None of the injuries were life-threatening. Police say that two groups exchanged gunfire... [Read more]

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital early Friday

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital early Friday

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: An officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sent one to the hospital early Friday morning, June 22. The incident happened just before 5 a.m. Friday, when... [Read more]

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Saturday, April 7 at Des Moines Pharmacy

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Saturday, April 7 at Des Moines Pharmacy

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Saturday, April 7, starting at 11 a.m. at Des Moines Pharmacy. This is a free and open event where residents can ask questions of local police. Des Moines... [Read more]

Teen calls 911 while hiding during home invasion in Des Moines; family dog shot

Teen calls 911 while hiding during home invasion in Des Moines; family dog shot

A teen hid in a closet and called 911 during a home invasion in Des Moines on Wednesday, Feb. 21, all while ‘Rex’ the family dog fought off the intruders. The incident happened around 12:20... [Read more]

McDonald’s Manager stabs member of group that beat, threatened him Sunday

McDonald’s Manager stabs member of group that beat, threatened him Sunday

The manager of a McDonalds located in Des Moines at 22644 Pacific Highway South (map below) ended up stabbing a suspect from a group of five who had beaten and threatened him on Sunday afternoon, Sept.... [Read more]

Man kills self after leading Des Moines Police on high speed chase early Friday

Man kills self after leading Des Moines Police on high speed chase early Friday

A man who fled Des Moines Police on a high speed chase on a stolen motorcycle apparently killed himself early Friday morning in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box in Fife, police said. Police were first... [Read more]