Tagged with 'shooting'

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help solving shooting incident

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help solving shooting incident

Des Moines Police are seeking the public’s help solving a shooting incident that took place Monday night (May 12) around 7 p.m. in the area of South 218th Street and 29th Ave South. Police say that... [Read more]

Shooting in Des Moines injures 22-year old man

Shooting in Des Moines injures 22-year old man

The Des Moines Police are reporting that Tuesday (Dec. 17) at 10:53 a.m., they responded to a shooting in the 21900 block of 29 Ave South (map below), where a 22-year old man was shot in the legs. Police... [Read more]

Killer of Jayme Thomas sentenced to 28 years in prison Friday

Killer of Jayme Thomas sentenced to 28 years in prison Friday

Johnny Rourn, 31, was sentenced to 28 years in prison Friday (Oct. 4) on murder and assault charges for a shooting that killed 19-year-old Jayme Thomas, and wounded a 24-year-old man in Des Moines on Nov.... [Read more]

Des Moines man pleads ‘Guilty’ to 2011 shooting death of Jayme Thomas, 19

Des Moines man pleads ‘Guilty’ to 2011 shooting death of Jayme Thomas, 19

A Des Moines man has pleaded ‘Guilty’ as charged for a shooting that killed Jayme Thomas, 19, and wounded a 24-year-old man in Des Moines on November 5, 2011 (read our previous coverage here). The... [Read more]

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

by Ralph Nichols After almost two and a half agonizing years, the case of Rosie the Newfoundland is finally closed. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart has ordered the City of Des Moines to pay $50,000... [Read more]

The Case of Rosie the Newfoundland Ending with $51,000 Civil Settlement

The Case of Rosie the Newfoundland Ending with $51,000 Civil Settlement

The heartbreaking saga of Rosie the Newfoundland is almost over. Bellingham-based animal rights attorney Adam Karp announced Feb. 20 that the City of Des Moines and two police officers responsible for killing Rosie have offered to settle…

40-Year Old Man Found Shot in Des Moines Early Monday Morning

40-Year Old Man Found Shot in Des Moines Early Monday Morning

Monday morning (Oct. 29) at 12:20 a.m., the Des Moines Police Department responded to a ‘shots fired’ call at the parking lot of the Value-Inn Motel, located at 22246 Pacific Hwy South. When... [Read more]

Up to 16 Shots Fired, Man Shot At in Mysterious Incident in Des Moines Mon.

Up to 16 Shots Fired, Man Shot At in Mysterious Incident in Des Moines Mon.

Monday night (Oct. 15) around 11:24 p.m., reports of up to 16 gunshots fired in the vicinity of 21st South and Kent/Des Moines Road (map below) came into Des Moines Police, according to Barry Sellers of... [Read more]

$600,000 Claim Filed Against City for Shooting Death of Rosie the Dog

$600,000 Claim Filed Against City for Shooting Death of Rosie the Dog

Charles and Deidre Wright at a memorial for their dog, Rosie. by Ralph Nichols A civil claim totaling $600,000 has been filed by the owners of Rosie the Newfoundland for the Nov. 7, 2010, shooting death... [Read more]

Appeal in Case of Rosie the Newfoundland to be Heard Friday in Snohomish Court

Appeal in Case of Rosie the Newfoundland to be Heard Friday in Snohomish Court

by Ralph Nichols Superior Court Judge Richard T. Okrent will hear the continuation of an appeal in the case of Rosie the Newfoundland at 1 p.m. Friday (March 9) at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett. Rosie... [Read more]