Tarry Pote Sentencing
Former Des Moines Police Officer Tarry Pote was sentenced on May 10, 2016 for a Class C Felony, Theft in the First Degree for theft of approximately $22,000 from the Des Moines Police Department Weight Lifting Club. Pote’s request for a Deferred Judgment was denied. The Honorable Judge William Kelly gave the defendant a ten year suspended sentence and two years of probation. By prior agreement and in support of his request for probation, the defendant agreed to pay the full $22,000 in restitution on May 10, 2016.