Attorney’s Office

Felony Case Summary (Week of 3/6/17)

On March 7, 2017, Joe Brooks was sentenced for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class C felony, in case number FE297975.  He was sentenced to a maximum indeterminate term of incarceration of ten (10) years with a mandatory one-third term he must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole, but this sentence was suspended, over the State’s objection, and he was placed on probation for five years. This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On March 7, 2017, Joseph Joshua was sentenced for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class C felony, as a second or subsequent offender, in case number FE297975.  He was sentenced to a maximum indeterminate term of incarceration of fifteen (15) years with a mandatory one-third term he must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole, consecutive to his probation violation sentences. This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On March 7, 2017, Linda Heikes plead guilty to the crimes of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class C felony, and two counts of Failure to Possess a Tax Stamp, Class D felonies, in case number FE291513.  She will be sentenced on April 17, 2017 and faces a maximum indeterminate term of incarceration of ten (10) years, with a mandatory one-third term she must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole, five (5) years and five (5) years. This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On March 10, 2017, Aalonzo Hayes appeared in Polk County District Court in criminal number FECR297325 for sentencing.  Hayes earlier pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance (marijuana).  Hayes was granted a deferred judgment and placed on probation for a period of two years.  He must pay a $750.00 civil penalty.  Hayes was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney's Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

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Polk County Attorney's Office
Polk County Justice Center
222 Fifth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: (515) 286-3737
Fax: (515) 286-3428
Email: ctyatty@polkcountyiowa.gov