Cases in Polk County, IA

There are 33 cases in Polk, IA. Click on a case title to view the case details and any available updates.

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IA-Des Moines
Apr 6, 2013
Dog hanged by collar
Hanging
ALLEGED
Sheena Cornwell  
IA-Urbandale
Jun 27, 2012
Dog left without water dies of heat exposure
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Luis Angel Lara-Leyva  
IA-Des Moines
May 25, 2011
2 kittens abandoned in dumpster
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
IA-Urbandale
Apr 12, 2011
Ten dogs starving, living in filth in motel room
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Monique Petrossi  
IA-Des Moines
Jan 27, 2011
Dog shot, found in river
Shooting
OPEN
 
IA-Altoona
Jun 19, 2010
Puppy shot in face
Shooting
ALLEGED
Bernard Lear  
IA-Des Moines
Aug 1, 2009
Children, dogs sexually assaulted
Bestiality
ALLEGED
Jacob Waters  
IA-Des Moines
Mar 18, 2007
Horse neglect - 4 seized
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Jaime Albert Herrera  
IA-Unknown
Dec 1, 2006
Animal neglect reported by State of Iowa
Unclassified
CONVICTED
Clint Martin  
IA-Des Moines
Oct 2006
Horse neglect - 3 horses without water
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Jaime Albert Herrera  
IA-Des Moines
Mar 28, 2006
Dog neglected, teeth filed down
Neglect / Abandonment, Mutilation/Torture
NOT CHARGED
 
IA-Des Moines
Mar 6, 2006
Dog intentionally hanged while tied out on run
Hanging
OPEN
 
IA-Des Moines
Mar 2, 2006
Two racehorses beaten
Beating
OPEN
 
IA-Des Moines
Dec 8, 2005
Animals left in U-Haul van - cockatiel dies
Neglect / Abandonment
NOT CHARGED
Susan Meakins  
IA-Pleasant Hill
Sep 26, 2005
Hoarding 13 dogs seized, woman found dead
Hoarding
CONVICTED
Dana Earl Elting
Peggy Jean Webb  
IA-Des Moines
Jun 19, 2005
Opossums doused with lighter fluid, set on fire
Burning - Fire or Fireworks
CONVICTED
David Lee Bendickson
Kevin Patrick Calderon
Anthony Robert Herrington  
IA-Des Moines
May 1, 2005
Puppy’s mouth, nose, eyes glued shut
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
IA-Des Moines
Feb 7, 2005
Cockfighting - 52 birds seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Terry Gillum  
IA-Des Moines
Nov 14, 2004
Cat killed in front of children
Beating
ALLEGED
John Edward Peterson  
IA-Des Moines
Sep 1, 2004
Hoarding - 16 dogs seized
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Floyd Doddema  
IA-Des Moines
Jun 13, 2004
Attempted cooking of rabbit
Burning - Caustic Substance
ALLEGED
Name Undisclosed
Name Unduisclosed  
IA-Des Moines
May 17, 2004
Horse burned by chemicals
Burning - Caustic Substance
OPEN
 
IA-Des Moines
Feb 27, 2004
Kitten Scalded and Leg Broken
Throwing
ALLEGED
 
IA-Des Moines
Feb 21, 2004
Dog’s mouth duct-taped shut
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
 
IA-Des Moines
Nov 2002
5 deer illegally taken
Unlawful Trapping/Hunting
STATE CITATION
David A Donahoe
Shane B Fryar  
IA-Big Creek Lake
Oct 31, 2002
Dog tied up and shot
Shooting
OPEN
 
IA-Des Moines
Aug 2002
Zoology professer punched dog
Beating
CONVICTED
Joseph Moore Viles  
IA-Des Moines
Nov 9, 2000
Dog bound with tape and suffocated
Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation
ALLEGED
Paul Chad Cox  
IA-Des Moines
May 24, 2000
Beating Raccoon
Beating
ALLEGED
John Randies
Douglas Wedeking  
IA-Des Moines
Feb 2, 2000
Cat has construction-size staples fired in skull
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Todd Renda  
IA-Des Moines
Oct 10, 1999
Dog slashed during hired theft
Theft, Stabbing
ALLEGED
Denny Allen Brown
Roberta Ficek  
IA-Des Moines
Oct 10, 1999
Woman pays to have neighbor’s dog beaten
Beating
ALLEGED
Roberta Ficek  
IA-Des Moines
Aug 9, 1999
Two dogs starved, neglected
Neglect / Abandonment, Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Bobby Aaron  

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