Family calls Ankeny police raid excessive
Written by Grant Rodgers Published: 11 February 2014
Justin Ross was in the bathroom next to his bedroom when a squad of Ankeny police officers rammed through a side door of his home.
It was just before 10:20 a.m. Thursday, and the officers — wearing body armor and carrying rifles — used a battering ram to enter the house on the east side of Des Moines. According to a search warrant, they were looking for cellphones, a television, other electronics and clothes they say might have been purchased with stolen credit cards.
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