Emmetsburg Police Make Arrest In Stolen Gun, Tire Slashing Cases

Mon 11-16-2015 []

(Emmetsburg)-- An investigation by Palo Alto county authorities into a revolver than was reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College has led to the arrest of a West Des Moines man.

Emmetsburg police say 19-year-old Ryan Day was arrested this past Wednesday on two counts each of possession of stolen property and burglary. He was booked into jail pending an initial court appearance.

Authorities say the owner of a .22 gauge revolver reported it had been missing since early October. The theft was reported to police November 8th.

Day was also charged with criminal mischief in the 5th degree in connection with a tire slashing incident that occurred November 5th in the parking lot at the Emmetsburg campus of ILCC.