Wanted Illinois man arrested in Des Moines

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


An Illinois man wanted on a Washington County warrant was arrested in Des Moines Friday morning and extradition arrangements are being made with Polk County.

According to the Washington County call log, David Alexander Letterer, 28, of Villa Park, Illinois, was arrested at 1:26 a.m. today at 6023 NE 14th St. in Des Moines on a Washington County warrant for second-degree theft. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

Second degree theft is a Class D Felony. It is the theft of property with a value between $1,000 and $10,000 and is punishable by five years in prison and $7,500 fine