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Police log - Feb. 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014

The police log was 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 — 20

Treatment — 1

Male section — 14

Female section — 1

Work release — 1

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 2

 

Arrests

Jason Daniel Hall, 28, of Wayland, was arrested Saturday morning at Highway 218 in Riverside for OWI.

Scott Allen Bliss, 28, of Washington, was arrested Saturday evening in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington for fifth-degree theft.

Gregory Peters, 52, of Washington, was arrested Saturday evening in the 200 block of East 14th Street in Washington for OWI.

Jody Morgan, 39, of Crawfordsville, was arrested Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of West Vine Street in Crawfordsville for domestic abuse assault.

 

Traffic accidents

A car vs. bridge accident was reported Friday morning in the 3000 block of Wayland Road in Washington. Over $1,500 damage was reported.

A vehicle vs. semi accident was reported Friday morning at Highway 218 in Ainsworth. Iowa State Patrol handled the accident.

A car vs. cement planter was reported Friday morning in the 100 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington.

A one-vehicle accident was reported Friday morning in the 900 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. Under $1,500 damage was reported. No citation was issued.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Saturday afternoon in the 1000 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington. Under $1,500 damage was reported.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Saturday evening in the 1200 block of Highway 78 in Brighton. Under $1,500 damage was reported.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Saturday evening in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington. Under $1,500 damage was reported. The accident occurred on private property.

A caller in the 700 block of 12th Avenue in Wellman reported Sunday morning that a truck had been in his neighbor’s yard and his yard and it was now in a ditch. Officers spoke with the owner.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Sunday afternoon at North Second Avenue and East Seventh Street in Washington. Over $1,500 damage was reported. Lane Keeler of Washington was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

 

Traffic stop serious

Jessica Down Wiseman, 25, of Washington, was cited Friday afternoon at East Polk Street and South Iowa Avenue in Washington for driving under suspension.

 

Traffic other

A pickup was reported parked in the 400 block of West Madison Street in Washington Friday morning and it had been there for a week without moving. Officers contacted the owner.

Subjects were reported in vehicles hunting coyotes Friday afternoon in the 2900 block of 180th Street in Ainsworth and causing problems for the caller. The vehicles were driving backwards on the roadway. Officers responded. The subject was advised to contact the DNR with further problems.

A vehicle was reported in the back yard of a residence in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington Sunday morning. Officers attempted to locate the owner to have it removed.

A caller reported Sunday afternoon people are using an empty lot in the 100 block of East Third Street in Washington to drive erratically and spin in the snow. A red truck was reported stuck in a snowdrift. Officers spoke with the owner.

Juveniles were reported out in the 1000 block of North Third Avenue in Washington Sunday afternoon on four-wheelers. Officers spoke with the father.

 

Fire calls

A stove fire was reported Saturday morning in the 300 block of East Second Street in Washington. Washington Fire Department, Washington County Ambulance and officers responded.

 

Sexual assault

A caller in the City of Washington reported Sunday morning a sexual assault had occurred. The incident is under investigation.

 

Sex offender

A sex offender was reported registered Friday morning in the 500 block of Seventh Street in Kalona.

 

All other thefts

A gas drive-off in the amount of $48.28 was reported Friday morning in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington. The caller later reported the patron had realized he hadn’t paid for the gas and returned.

A caller in the 300 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Friday afternoon items were missing from her filing cabinet. Officers responded.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported finding drugs. Officers responded. DCI will handle the issue.

A smell of marijuana was reported Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

A marijuana smell was reported coming from a room in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington. Officers responded. Charges are pending lab results. Subjects were banned from the hotel.

 

Vandalism

A caller in the 2400 block of 220th Street in Washington reported Friday afternoon that a vehicle drove through his yard twice and got stuck in the ditch. A tow truck was pulling out the vehicle. Officers responded. It was determined to be a difference vehicle. The incident was documented.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller in the 300 block of West Washington Street in Brighton reported Saturday afternoon subjects were harassing her as she was moving out of her residence and they wanted to move in. She was given until Sunday evening.

A caller in the 200 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Saturday night a neighbor had threatened to assault him. The caller did not want officers to speak with the subject. The incident was documented.

 

Trespass

The brother of a resident reportedly wouldn’t leave a building in the 600 block of East Polk Street in Washington Saturday morning. Officers responded. The subject left.

 

Animal complaints

A welfare check was requested Friday morning on four horses and one pony. Officers responded.

 

DP&Q

Loud music was reported Saturday night in the 200 block of East Main Street in Washington. Officers responded.

Subjects were reported blowing snow Sunday morning in the 900 block of East Third Street. Officers responded.

 

All other offenses

Cited Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington for possession of alcohol under the legal age were: Heather Hopp, 18, and Shay Hudson, 17.

A caller in the 700 block of Seventh Avenue in Wellman reported Sunday morning his neighbor was walking on his property instead of around it. Officers spoke with the subject.

A caller in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported Sunday afternoon the TV was damaged while he and his son were inside the residence. The caller believed someone came inside and broke the TV. Unfounded.

 

Family offense non violent

A 14-year-old subject was reported out of control Friday afternoon in the 1500 block of 315th Street in Brighton. Officers responded. The subject had calmed down.

Subjects were reported fighting Saturday morning in the 200 block of East Main Street in Washington. Officers responded. No problem.

 

Mental subject

A caller in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington reported Saturday morning a gunman was chasing him. Officers responded. Unfounded.

A subject was reported in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington requesting to speak with an officer. Officers responded.

 

Suspicious activity

A hitchhiker was reported Saturday morning at West Fifth Street and North D Avenue in Washington. Officers responded.

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