A Des Moines man wanted in connection with a murder and robbery in Des Moines made an initial appearance Monday on a new armed robbery charge in Scott County District Court.
Calvonta Ibrion Stallings, 20, appeared briefly via video arraignment on one count of first-degree robbery, a Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison.
Bond was set at $100,000 cash only and he remained in the Scott County Jail Monday afternoon. He has a preliminary hearing Nov. 14.
At 1:54 a.m. Sunday, Davenport police responded to the 200 block of Brady Street for a report of an armed robbery.
According to an arrest affidavit, Stallings approached a man in an alley, displayed a black semi-automatic handgun with an extended magazine, and demanded the man’s wallet.
Stallings then assaulted him by shoving him against a brick wall.
Police found Stallings, who left the scene in a gold Chevrolet Malibu, in the 300 block of Division Street a short time later. The man was brought to the scene and identified Stallings as the person who robbed him.
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Stallings had three of the man's bank cards, according to the affidavit.
At the time of his arrest, Stallings was wanted in Des Moines on charges of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the shooting death of Rashid Mohammed Ibrahim, 23, of Des Moines.
Four others, Rodney Allen Brown, 17; Jackson Calaway, 16; Gregory Hampton Jr., 18; and Adam Ahmad Ismail, 18, also are charged.
According to the affidavit, Ibrahim was “in the process of negotiating a narcotic deal over marijuana.” Stallings and his co-defendants planned to rob him.
Ibrahim was shot during the robbery, according to the affidavit.
Stallings also was wanted out of Polk County for failing to appear in a trespassing case.