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REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Des Moines, with a possible fine of $513

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Des Moines, with a possible fine of $513

The Des Moines Police Department would like to remind everyone – as outlined in the City of Des Moines Municipal Code below – that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of... [Read more]

UPDATE: Vincent G. Duque, 72-year old man with dementia, has been FOUND

UPDATE: Vincent G. Duque, 72-year old man with dementia, has been FOUND

UPDATE: Vincent “Gerry” Duque, the missing endangered person we posted a ‘Silver Alert’ about earlier has been located and is safe! Police say he was actually found prior to the Silver... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest two women who had stolen mail from 14 homes

Des Moines Police arrest two women who had stolen mail from 14 homes

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that they arrested two women for mail theft from 14 homes on Saturday, May 13. Police say that on Saturday at about 5:50 a.m., a citizen observed two females... [Read more]

Police Chief says time needed to investigate shooting of machete wielding man

Police Chief says time needed to investigate shooting of machete wielding man

By Jack Mayne The public was asked to be patient while the shooting of a machete wielding man by a Kent Police officer is thoroughly investigated by a multi-agency task force. Investigation of this type... [Read more]

Police shoot, kill man armed with machete in Des Moines early Thurs. morning

Police shoot, kill man armed with machete in Des Moines early Thurs. morning

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that officers shot and killed a man armed with a machete early Thursday morning, March 23. Police say that around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to... [Read more]

Des Moines Police seeking homes & businesses to share video camera feeds

Des Moines Police seeking homes & businesses to share video camera feeds

The Des Moines Police Department announced Wednesday (March 8) that they are seeking Home and Business Surveillance Camera owners to register and share their video feeds as a way to increase security... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Highline College on Tuesday, Feb. 22

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Highline College on Tuesday, Feb. 22

Have Coffee with a Cop this coming Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Highline College’s Student Union Building. Police officers will be drinking java and discussing crime or... [Read more]

Des Moines Police took no part in ‘Dreamer’ arrest that sparked area outrage

Des Moines Police took no part in ‘Dreamer’ arrest that sparked area outrage

By Jack Mayne The arrest last week in Des Moines of a 23-year-old Mexican man brought as a child illegally into the United States but who was given a “Dreamer” work permit under the Obama administration... [Read more]

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that a man in his 70s fell off the stern of his boat on the G dock at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. A citizen on the docks heard his muffled call for help,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 68-year old woman with dementia has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing 68-year old woman with dementia has been FOUND!

UPDATE Feb. 5, 2017: The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that Elizabeth Wilson, the missing 68-year old woman with dementia, has been FOUND! Police reported that she has been found and returned... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect; surveillance video released

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect; surveillance video released

UPDATE FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 3 p.m.: At 11:30 a.m. Friday morning (Dec. 30, 2016), Des Moines Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 25800 block of Marine View Drive... [Read more]

With mail & package theft on rise, Des Moines Police Department has some tips

With mail & package theft on rise, Des Moines Police Department has some tips

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that they’ve seen a huge increase – 54 percent – in reported mail thefts in 2016 over 2015, and they’ve got some tips to help residents. “We... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking help finding mail theft suspect

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking help finding mail theft suspect

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the community’s help identifying this suspected mail thief: http://waterlandblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/16-10855-1.mp4 On Nov. 9, 2016 at 10:42... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

The Des Moines Police Department is again sponsoring a Toy Drive to benefit the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (HCSATS). Among the many other things they do, HCSATS provides... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest parents, charge them for homicide of 6-month old baby

Des Moines Police arrest parents, charge them for homicide of 6-month old baby

The Des Moines Police Department announced Friday (Nov. 4) that they had arrested two parents believed to be responsible for the February 2016 homicide of their 6-month old baby. Both were booked into... [Read more]

‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event at Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4

‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event at Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4

A ‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event will be held at the Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. – Noon. This is a free, family program, and all ages are welcome. “Join... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest suspect in shooting death of George Brown

Des Moines Police arrest suspect in shooting death of George Brown

The Des Moines Police Department on Thursday (Oct. 20) announced that they have arrested a suspect in the Jan. 7, 2016 shooting death of 29-year old George Brown. Police said that on that day at about... [Read more]

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

The City of Des Moines announced Thursday (Sept. 29) that it plans on installing red light photo enforcement cameras and begin issuing violations at three intersections starting Nov. 1. The city will... [Read more]

Drone operator gets stung by bees during Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Drone operator gets stung by bees during Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

On Monday night, during Des Moines’ July 4th celebration – while crowds were gathering – a small drone was seen and heard flying just inside the entrance to the beach park. Des Moines Police... [Read more]

13-year old boy arrested in connection to recent fatal shooting in Des Moines

13-year old boy arrested in connection to recent fatal shooting in Des Moines

A 13-year old boy was arrested Monday (May 16) for crimes related to the May 6 homicide of a 41-year old man (read our previous coverage here) – but not the homicide itself. Police say that the boy is... [Read more]