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Police log - Dec. 11

Dec 11, 2012

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 — 34

Treatment — 0

Male section — 15

Female section — 1

Work release — 2

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 15

 

Arrests

Ryan Dean Steinberg, 20, of Washington, was arrested Monday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington on a warrant for probation violation on second-degree theft.

Rhonda Lee Russo, 44, of Nichols, was arrested Monday evening in the 200 block of East First Street in Riverside for OWI.

 

Traffic accidents

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Monday morning in the 3000 block of Highway 1 in Brighton. Damage was reported to the hood and grill. The incident was documented.

A vehicle accident was reported Monday afternoon in the 800 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The caller was cited for failure to maintain control.

A caller reported striking a deer Monday afternoon in the 3100 block of Highway 1 in Brighton. Over $1,500 damage was reported. The vehicle was towed.

 

Fire calls

Smoke was reported pouring out of a thermostat Monday afternoon in the 500 block of 13th Street in Wellman. No flames were reported, but residents were moved out of the hall. Wellman Fire and Washington County Ambulance responded. A bad thermostat was located. An electrician was sent out.

 

Sexual child abuse

A possible child sexual abuse was reported in Washington County Monday afternoon. The incident is under investigation.

 

Physical child abuse

A case of child abuse was reported Monday morning in Washington County. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident is under investigation.

 

Assault

A subject reported Monday afternoon that he was assaulted in the 300 block of Highways 1 and 92 in Washington. Officers spoke with all parties. The caller was having a dispute over the cost of having his truck fixed. The incident was documented.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

Possible illegal drug activity was reported Monday afternoon in Washington. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.

 

Shoplifting

Maria D. Montanez, 57, of Ainsworth, was cited Monday afternoon in the 500 block of South Highway 1 in Washington for fifth-degree theft.

 

All other thefts

A bike was reported stolen Monday morning in the 100 block of West Seventh Street in Washington. The incident was documented.

A watch, cigarette lighter and wallet were reported missing from a trailer in the 1000 block of Second Street in Wellman. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller in the 1700 block of 315th Street in Brighton reported Monday afternoon that her mother refused to leave her residence and was threatening her boyfriend. Officers responded. The subject left prior to officers’ arrival.

 

Runaway/missing person

A caller in the 200 block of West Railroad Street in Brighton reported Monday afternoon that his 16-year-old daughter had run away from home and had been gone for a week. Officers responded. The subject was entered as missing.

 

Suspicious activity

A suspicious truck was reported Monday afternoon at a residence in the 500 block of South D Avenue in Washington. Officers responded and spoke with someone refinishing woodworking. No problem.

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