Police log - Aug. 19, 2014
The police log is supplied by the Washington County Communications Center
An arrest is merely an accusation. All suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Total — 23
Treatment — 0
Male section — 18
Female section — 2
Work release — 1
Holding — 1
Special needs – 0
Contract inmates — 1
Other facility — 0
Karen Ann Madison, 45, of West Illinois, Il., was arrested Monday afternoon in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside for second-degree theft and ongoing.
A car was reported in a ditch in the 2500 block of 260th Street in Washington Monday afternoon with juveniles trying to pull it out. Subjects in a red truck were attempting to assist. Officers responded. Damage was over $1,500. Subjects made their own arrangements to get the vehicle towed.
A caller in the 2200 block of 250th Street in Washington reported Monday afternoon that a vehicle passed them unsafely while on bicycles Saturday afternoon. The incident was documented.
A small trailer was reported parked off the side of the roadway Monday afternoon in the 400 block of South Second Avenue in Washington and it had been there for three weeks. Officers spoke with the owner.
A caller reported Tuesday morning following an erratic driver in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington. Officers locate the vehicle. No problem.
A weed eater was reported stolen from a residence in the 800 block of C Avenue in Kalona Monday afternoon. The incident was documented.
All other thefts
A stolen “road closed” sign was reported Monday afternoon at 275th Street and Redwood Avenue in Washington. The incident was documented.
A subject was reported refusing to leave a residence in the 300 block of Fourth Street in Wellman Monday morning. The subject was reported being verbally abusive and had vandalized the caller’s daughter’s car. Officers spoke with the caller. She was advised to obtain a no-contact order.
A subject in a mini van was reportedly harassing the caller’s neighbors in the 900 block of East Second Street in Washington Monday afternoon regarding their puppy. She was taking pictures. The problem with her harassing the neighbors is ongoing. The suspect then went to the communications center to report the neighbors had threatened her and knocked her cell phone out of her hand while she was trying to capture video of the puppy being tied out longer than five hours. Officers spoke with all parties involved. No charges will be filed.
A caller in the 500 block of North C Avenue in Washington reported Monday night a subject was harassing her. Officers responded and advised the caller of her options.
Dogs were reported tied up in the 900 block of East Second Street in Washington Monday morning with a log chain and had been there all day. This is an ongoing issue. A neighbor had confronted the caller and they had a verbal argument. One puppy was tied to a tree with a cloth collar and was fine. The owner came home before they were to be tied out for the five-hour limit. No violation. The neighbor was also spoken to about the verbal altercation.
Subjects were reported revving an engine and a barking dog was reported Monday night in the 600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The engine was off on arrival and the dog was quiet.
All other offenses
A canoe was reported sitting on a bank in the 3000 block of 220th Street in Ainsworth Monday afternoon with no one around. Officers located a subject sleeping in the canoe. No problem.
A caller in the 100 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported Monday night that a subject was harassing him. Officers spoke with the caller and attempted to locate the other subject.
Family offense non violent
A possible domestic situation was reported Tuesday morning at North Fifth Avenue and East Sixth Street in Washington. Officers responded. Verbal only.
A red four-wheeler was reported on top of a building in the 1700 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside Monday morning. There were also ruts torn in the grass. Officers responded. The incident was documented.
A suspicious item was reported in the driveway of a residence in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Brighton Monday evening. Officers responded and confiscated the item. The incident was documented.
An open back door was reported Monday night in the 10 block of West First Street in Riverside. Officers responded. Nothing appeared to be wrong.
A caller in the 600 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported Tuesday morning hearing something outside of her house. Officers were unable to locate anything suspicious.
A welfare check was requested Monday evening for a 10-year-old subject in the 3300 block of Locust Avenue in Wayland. Officers responded. No problem.