Myles Regenold (2019)
On March 19, 2019, Ankeny Iowa Police Department Officer Tony Higgins and another officer responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a local business. The officers found the door had been forced open, and encountered Regenold, who was wearing a mask. Police said Regenold refused to comply with officers' commands and was shot when he advanced on the police. He was unarmed.
On March 21, 2019, Regenold was charged with third-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and probation violation.
On September 23, 2021, the city of Ankeny agreed to a $500,000 settlement with Regenold.
Regenold pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and was sentenced to five years of probation.
Sources refer to the business's surveillance footage and body camera footage.
- Ian Richardson, Ankeny police shoot unarmed burglary suspect, Des Moines Register, 2019-03-19
- Ian Richardson, Des Moines man shot by Ankeny police charged with burglary, criminal mischief, Des Moines Register, 2019-03-21
- Regenold v. Higgins, Justia Dockets and Filings
- Ankeny settles over police shooting of unarmed suspect, AP News, 2021-09-23