Dennis Strable

On February 24, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Dean Strable Homicide Dennis Strable 59 YOA 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard Des Moines, IA Polk County July 24, 2016   Dennis Dean Strable, 59, was shot and killed at approximately 4:33 a.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016, while riding his bicycle near 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard in Des Moines while on his way […]

Miguel Vasquez

On June 30, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Miguel Vasquez Homicide Miguel Vasquez 19 YOA 1172 19th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 05-16833 May 8, 2005   Courtesy Des Moines Police Department Nineteen-year-old Miguel Vasquez was shot to death in the early morning hours […]

Joan Haggar

On March 19, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Joan Marie Haggar Hit-and-Run Homicide Joan Haggar 52 YOA 900 Block of E. Euclid Ave. & Cornell St. Des Moines, IA Polk County February 14, 2014   At 10:54 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, 2014, Joan Haggar of Des Moines was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the 900 block of E. Euclid Avenue in Des […]

Leroy Gordon

On June 14, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Leroy “Boo” Gordon III Homicide Leroy Gordon III 21 YOA 2104 Forest Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 13-35261 November 7, 2013   Leroy “Boo” Gordon Jr. III, 21, was shot and killed outside a townhouse at 2104 Forest Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday, November […]

Cyrus Hicks

On June 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks Homicide Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks 24 YOA Oakview Terrace Apartments 2907 Boston Ave. Des Moines, IA (jurisdiction) Polk County March 3, 2011   On Thursday, March 3, 2011, Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks, 24, became Des Moines’ first 2011 homicide when he was shot in the head and killed outside an apartment […]

Reginald Bryan

On October 17, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Reginald Renard Bryan Jr. Homicide Reginald R. Bryan Jr. 23 YOA Big Earl’s Gold Mine 4745 NW 2nd Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County (jurisdiction) April 28, 2013   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Reginald Renard Bryan Jr., 23, of Orange City, Florida, was shot and killed in the early morning hours of […]

Stanley Golinsky

On September 8, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Stanley Michael Golinsky Homicide Stanley Michael Golinsky 56 YOA SW 1st and Vine St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 12-33587 October 24, 2012 Stanley “Mike” Golinsky, 56, of Des Moines, was found dead under a downtown railroad bridge on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. A 911 phone call […]

Rashad Adair

On February 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. Homicide Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. 31 YOA 1410 Washington Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 12-38444 Shot: December 6, 2012 Died: Christmas Day, 2012 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Rashad Adair, Sr., a 31-year-old father of four, was shot six times on […]

Nicholas White

On February 10, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Polk County Crime Stoppers Nicholas “Nick” David White Nicholas “Nick” David White Homicide Nicholas “Nick” David White 20 YOA 1511 29th St. Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 12-37248 November 26, 2012   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   Nicholas “Nick” David White, a 20-year-old Drake […]

Marion Harris

On January 2, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Marion Eugene Harris Sr. Homicide Marion Eugene Harris Sr. 32 YOA Courtside Bar & Grill 1014 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 11-33199 October 9, 2011   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Marion Harris, 32, was shot in Des Moines on Sunday, Oct. […]