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The Ankeny Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following subjects. If you have any information regarding the cases listed below please contact the Ankeny Police Department.


The below suspects used cloned credit cards to make purchases at local retailers on 5-4-14. If you recognize the suspects please contact Ankeny PD Detective Mark Moeller at 515-289-5262 or

Cloned Credit Cards

(added 11/20/14)


Case #14-001254 

On 1-23-14, this female passed fraudulent checks at multiple businesses in the Des Moines area including four locations in Ankeny. The suspect has ties to the Omaha area. If recognize her please call the Ankeny Police Department.

Check Fraud Jan 2014


Case #13-005306 

On 12/22/13 at approximately 1:28 p.m. the below subject is suspected of theft from the Menards store located at 2505 SE Delaware in Ankeny. The suspect was found to have switched price tags on merchandise and paid a lower price. The suspect is a Caucasian male in his 30-40's, 5'-10" tall, and between 150-170 pounds. The suspect had both ears pierced.

Contact Det. Kory Miller with any information regarding the identity of the suspect at or 515-289-5268

(added 1/17/2014)


Case # 13-004918

On 11/27/13 at approximately 5:54 a.m. Ankeny officers responded to The Laundry Place located at 308 S. Ankeny Blvd. after a customer reported seeing damaged security cameras and an open door into the office. Upon arrival to the scene officers found all the security cameras had been forcefully removed from the ceiling and damage to the door into an office area. Officers found the office area to have been ransacked. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the office and approximately $3,000.00 worth of damage was done to the interior of the business. The security cameras were able to record two suspects in the business before they were disabled. The cameras show a Caucasian male suspect in his mid to late 20's wearing a brown colored coat with a hood and denim jeans and another Caucasian male with no description enter the business at approximately 1:15 a.m.

Contact Det. Nate Lampe with any information regarding the identity of the suspects at or 515-289-5267.


Suspect Tattoo

Laundry Place Theft Suspect 1

Laundry Place Theft Suspect 2

(added 12/4/13)

CASE# 13-004069

The subjects pictured below are suspected of stealing alcohol from the CVS Pharmacy located at 104 E. 1st St. in Ankeny on 10/07/13 at approximately 3:30 a.m. The Caucasian male suspect enters the store prior to the African American suspect. The African American suspect enters and immediately distracts the clerk while the Caucasian suspect steals an undisclosed amount of alcohol from the shelf. The suspects then walk out of the store and leave the area in what is believed to be a white 1999-2005 Chevy Impala. A third subject never entered the store and stayed with the vehicle.


  • Suspect #1- Caucasian male, brown hair, approx. 5'10", 190 lbs., eyeglasses, wearing a gray/white pullover shirt, black and white athletic pants, and sandals.
  • Suspect #2- African American male, black hair, approx. 6'0", 180 lbs. wearing a black jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans, and white shoes.
  • Subject #3- Caucasian male, 6'0", slender build, wearing a red long sleeve shirt and blue jeans.

 Contact Det. James Wilson with any information regarding the identity of these suspects at or 515-289-5266.

CVS Pharmacy theft suspects


CASE# 13-002655 & 13-002656

The subject pictured below is suspected of passing counterfeit money at a department store located in the 1700 block of SE Delaware on 6/29/13 at approximately 2:00 pm. The suspect is described as a Caucasian female, 5'7", 155 lbs., blond hair and having a peirced eyebrow. After leaving the store the suspect left the area in a newer white colored passenger car, possibly a Chevy Malibu. The suspect is believed to be associated with another suspect who is an African American female described as being 5'10", 210 lbs., black hair and several tattoos. One tattoo is on her upper right arm and is three letters in cursive writing, possibly "LMR". Another tattoo is on her upper chest and is also in cursive writing.

Contact Det. Miller with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5268   


(added 7/17/13)


On 1/31/2013 at about 7:30pm, a black male suspect stole a Bose CineMate surround system valued at $1500 from the Best Buy store in Ankeny,IA. The suspect placed it on a cart and waited near the front door until employees were away and then pushed it out the door.

A newer white Chevy Tahoe may be connected with the subject. The Tahoe appears to have a dark colored bug shield on the front and an open sun roof. Surveillance video from a neighboring business caught the Tahoe quickly leaving the parking lot at the time of the theft.

         If you recognize this suspect please contact Det. Moeller at or 515-289-5262

(added 3/5/13)

CASE# 13-000475

The subject pictured below is a suspect in a theft from Sudzee's Laser Wash located at 1517 S. Ankeny Blvd. The theft occured on 02/03/2013 during the early morning hours. The suspect is a white male with a stocky build wearing a dark colored "Everlast" brand sweatshirt.

Contact Det. Lampe with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5267


(added 2/20/13)

CASE# 12-005553

The subject pictured below is suspected of shoplifting from the Walmart located at 1002 SE National Dr. in Ankeny on 12/26/2012 at approximately 4:00pm. The subject concealed numerous items and tried to leave the store before being confronted by loss prevention employees. She then ran out of the store and was last seen running across the parking lot toward the north. The suspect is described as a caucasian female, 5 ft 4 in tall, and weighing approximately 150 lbs. She has shoulder length strawberry blonde hair.

Contact Det. Webb with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5265

(added 1/16/13)

CASE# 12-004141

The suspect pictured below stole several patio chairs from Old Chicago located at 2732 SE Delaware. The theft took place on 9/27/2012 at approximately 8:00pm. The security video shows the suspect drive up behind the building where he exited the truck, grabbed multiple patio chairs and threw them in the back of his truck before driving off.

The suspect was described as a middle aged caucasian male with dark hair and an average build. The suspect vehicle is a two tone blue 1990's Ford truck. The paint on the truck appears to have possible sun damage, especially on the roof.

Contact Det. Schneden with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5264

(added 1/15/13)

 CASE# 12-004146

On 9/27/2012 at approximately 7:00pm this subject stole two bottles of alcohol from Kum & Go located at 165 SW Magazine in Ankeny. The suspect was described as a white male approximately 20 years old, 5'10" tall with a medium build.  He was wearing glasses, a purple baseball hat, black sleeveless shirt and jeans. The suspect was observed arriving and leaving the area on foot.

Contact Det. Webb with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5265


(added 1/9/13)

CASE # 12-003957

On 9/16/2012 during the early morning hours this suspect burglarized Grubb's Pub located at 1165 Sw Ordnance Rd. The suspect appears to have a small frame, wears glasses, and has a receding hairline.

Contact Det. Miller with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5268


(added 12/19/12)

CASE # 12-001642

On Saturday April 21st 2012, these three subjects stole several thousand dollars worth of merchandise from Walmart in Ankeny. All three subjects left in a dark colored Ford Expedition.

Contact Det. Moeller with any information regarding the identity of these subjects at or 515-289-5262


(added 11/20/12)

CASE # 10-002765

During the early morning hours of Friday June 11th 2010, this suspect forcibly entered Simply Tantastic located at 225 SE Oralabor Rd. The suspect stole several items before leaving through the rear door. He left the area in a dark colored truck.

Contact Det. Lampe with any information regarding the identity of this subject at or 515-289-5267


(added 11/20/12)

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Last updated: 12/3/2014 1:11:38 PM