Des Moines - Lesa Ann Darrah, age 44, of Redding was charged with one count of Fraudulent Practices (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.

The charge against Darrah stems from an investigation which began in May of 2022. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau, Darrah provided a fraudulent insurance document to law enforcement.

Darrah was arrested on July 3, 2022 and booked into the Ringgold County Jail.  Darrah was later released from custody after posting a $5,000 bond. Trial will be set for a future date and no additional details will be provided at this time.

Iowans with information about insurance fraud are encouraged to contact the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau at 515-654-6556.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.