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Police log - Aug. 29, 2013

Aug 29, 2013

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 — NA

Treatment — NA

Male section — NA

Female section — NA

Work release — NA

Holding — NA

Special needs – NA

Contract inmates — NA

 

Arrests

Christopher Vergara, 21, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at North Fourth Avenue and East Main Street in Washington on a Linn County warrant for failure to appear for adjudication of guilt hearing on charge of possession of a controlled substance.

 

Traffic other

A caller in the 2100 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon that a subject showed up at his residence asking for directions. He then returned and was sitting in his truck in the driveway. Officers responded. The subject will be sent for a driver’s license re-evaluation.

 

Fraud

A deputy was requested Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of Fir Avenue in Keota in reference to someone using the caller’s personal information without his permission to place a bid on an item from a McDonald’s store in Dyersville. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.

 

All other thefts

A theft was reported Wednesday morning in the 400 block of West Main Street in Washington. Old gutters and down spouts were reported missing from the west side of the residence. The incident was documented.

A gas drive-off in the amount of $50.01 was reported Wednesday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers were advised. The incident was documented.

A caller in the 100 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon that during the winter her daughter lost her Adidas bag, containing two Nintendo DS games. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident is under investigation.

A caller in the 200 block of East Second Street in Washington reported Wednesday evening that someone had taken her child support card and was using it at several locations in Washington. The incident is under investigation.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller in the 50 block of East First Street in Riverside reported Wednesday evening receiving harassing phone calls and text messages from her ex-husband. Officers spoke with the subject.

 

Disorderly conduct

Two juvenile subjects were reported causing problems Wednesday night in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona. Officers responded. The subjects were advised to stay away from the caller’s property.

 

Animal complaints

A dog was reported locked in a vehicle in the 400 block of East Polk Street in Washington. Officers responded and spoke with the owner.

A welfare check was requested Wednesday afternoon on a horse in the 2300 block of Highway 22 in Kalona that appeared to be tied out in an area with no shade and possibly no water. Officers responded.

Animal neglect was reported Wednesday afternoon in the 100 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington. Officers were requested to check on two puppies in a small kennel that were left outside all the time. The caller reported the water dish was turned upside down and they had no shade. Officers responded and spoke with the owner. The dogs had food, water and shade.

A bat was reported in a residence Wednesday night in the 100 block of East Polk Street in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

 

All other offenses

A juvenile subject reported left a bike in the caller’s yard in the 1600 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington Wednesday afternoon. A subject later reported their son’s bike had been stolen. Officers responded. The owner retrieved the bike. Officers spoke with the juvenile who left the bike in the yard. There were conflicting stories over who owned the bike. The incident was documented.

 

Family offense non violent

A child was reportedly refusing to go to school Wednesday morning in the 600 block of South B Avenue in Washington. Before dispatch could get more information, the caller yelled and the connection was disconnected. Officers responded. Verbal only.

 

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