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Press Release

Federal Search Warrants Executed

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa -- On Wednesday, August 23, 2023, federal search warrants were executed at the following locations in the Des Moines metropolitan area:

  •  8500 block of Warren Drive, Des Moines,
  • 1800 block of Logan Avenue, Des Moines,
  • 1200 block of 11th Street, Des Moines,
  • 6300 block of SW 12th Street, Des Moines,
  • 3300 block of Sylvania Drive, West Des Moines,
  • 5700 block of Allison Avenue, Des Moines,
  • 900 block of 8th Street SW, Altoona,
  • 600 block of Walker Street, Des Moines,
  • 7400 block of SW 12th Street, Des Moines,
  • 7000 block of Bloomfield Road, Des Moines,

The searches at these locations were an official law enforcement action involving officers, agents, and investigators from the Des Moines Police Department Vice and Narcotics Control Unit, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), United States Postal Inspection Service, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement (DNE), Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, Metro Special Tactics and Response (STAR), Iowa State Patrol SWAT, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), Mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force, Mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force East division, United States Marshals Service, West Des Moines Police Department, Johnston Police Department, Pleasant Hill Police Department, Altoona Police Department, and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.


MacKenzie Tubbs
Public Information Officer 

Updated August 23, 2023