Alice Van Alstine

On January 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Alice Mae Van Alstine Missing Person/Homicide Strongly Suspected NAME: Alice Mae Van Alstine DOB: May 23, 1947 AGE AT REPORT: 28 LOCATION: 4375 N.E. 29th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County HEIGHT: 5’ 7” HAIR: Brown EYES: Blue CASE NUMBER: 76-2184 NAMUS MP #: 18982 MISSING SINCE: March 26, 1976   Case summary by Jody […]

Alice Van Alstine: “Dad, the Minutemen are going to kill me.”

On March 26, 2010, in Anniversaries, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

Thirty-four years ago on a cold Friday night, March 26, 1976, Alice Mae Van Alstine — a former “Minutemen” sympathizer who’d recently abandoned the right-wing paramilitary organization — tucked her children into bed at their 29th Street Des Moines apartment and then vanished into thin air, never to be seen nor heard from again. Her […]