*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Blair Johnston of 1585 SE Greenbriar Circle, Waukee reported criminal mischief to a motor vehicle windows in the 1500 block of SE Greenbriar Drive. Damage estimated at $300.
Sidetrack Bar at 302 W. Hickman Road, Waukee reported a burglary to a business in the 300 block of Hickman Road with alcohol taken from the building. Items taken valued at $125.
Daniel Briggs of 595 SE Carefree Lane, Waukee reported an attempted burglary to a motor vehicle in the 500 block of SE Carefree Lane. No items taken. No damage to vehicle.
Lindsay Ballinger, 29, of 704 S. Birch Street, Creston was arrested in the intersection of Ashworth Road and Ute Avenue and charged with possession of controlled substance.
Mason Russell of 1080 SE Mapleleaf Lane, Waukee reported a burglary to a residence in the 1000 block of SE Mapleleaf Lane with jewelry, money and computer hardware taken. Items taken valued at $3025.
A vehicle driven by Katherine Hughes of 1309 SE University Avenue, Waukee was traveling westbound in the 1100 block of Hickman Road and stopping for traffic ahead of her when a vehicle driven by Blake Aldridge of 8330 Century Drive, West Des Moines was traveling westbound in the 1100 block of Hickman Road behind Hughes vehicle and could not stop and rear ended Hughes vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $8000. Aldridge was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.
A vehicle driven by Amanda Sheeder of 1730 Bennett Drive, West Des Moines was traveling westbound in the 16000 block of Hickman Road and stopped waiting for the red traffic light at Hickman Road and Alice’s Road to turn green when a vehicle driven by Nancy Umsted of 50 NE Sunrise Drive, Waukee was traveling behind Sheeder’s vehicle and rear ended Sheeder’s vehicle. Vehicle damage estimated at $500. Umsted was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.
Kalyana Aerolla, 18, of 1215 11th Street, West Des Moines was arrested in the 10 block of 6th street and charged with OWI 1st offense.
Vince Meyer learning center at 430 Ashworth Drive, Waukee reported a burglary to a building in the 400 block of Ashworth Drive. Damage to building estimated at $75.