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Police log - Feb. 22, 2017

Mar 20, 2017

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.

JAIL COUNT

Total —  19

Treatment — 0

Male section —8

Female section — 2

Work release — 0

Holding — 0

Special needs — 0

Contract inmates — 8

Other facility — 1

 

Arrests

David Cody Knerr, 34, was arrested Monday night in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Muscatine on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance — marijuana, second offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Monday morning in the 400 block of Lincoln Street in Ainsworth reported the chocolate Lab that had been running loose in Ainsworth had been caught. It was thin and had a shock collar. The caller was advised to contact Ainsworth City Hall. The owner if located will receive a citation.

 

Traffic stop serious

A vehicle stop was reported Monday evening at Dogwood Avenue and Highway 22 in Wellman. The license plate did not match the vehicle, a silver Pontiac. Donald Arthur Kading, 39, of Belle Plaine was cited into court for driving under suspension, fraudulent use of registration and no insurance.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Monday morning in the 1400 block of West Fifth Street in Washington reported a client was upset and attacked a subject in the office. The client then went outside and was kicking vehicles. Officers responded. The client  was released to his caseworker, and a safety plan would be put in place before he could return. The victims did not wish to pursue charges.  The incident was documented.

 

DP&Q

A caller Monday night in the 700 block of East Third Street in Washington reported her neighbor was outside yelling. An officer responded and was unable to locate.

A caller Monday night in the 500 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported neighbors were outside screaming. They also made comments to the caller and her daughter. Officers responded. The report was unfounded.

Family offense non-violent

A caller Monday morning in the 3100 block of 310th Street in Crawfordsville reported her husband’s ex-wife was at the residence and wouldn’t give over her child. The other party called to say the female subject pounded on her vehicle while she was trying to get the child out. The parties had separated. An officer spoke with both parties, who were advised to contact their attorneys. The incident was documented.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Sunday morning in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported her ex-boyfriend was constantly calling her phone and wouldn’t leave her alone. He moved out on Thursday. An officer spoke with the caller, and the information was documented. He will try to contact the other party and ask him to stop.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported being harassed by another subject in the apartment building. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

A caller Monday night in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported her ex-boyfriend was harassing her and would not stop calling her phone. He was also sending people to her house to check on her. An officer spoke with the caller about the harassment. The caller did not want anything done about it, and she did not want the officer to tell him to cease contact with her.

 

Fire calls

A fire call Sunday night in the 1500 block of Spruce Avenue in Riverside was made in error.

A fire call  was received Sunday night in the 3100 block of 170th Street in Riverside.

A caller Monday morning in the 900 block of 11th Street in Washington reported a transformer on a power pole was on fire but now was smoking. An officer responded. Alliant Energy was notified  and responded.

A caller Monday morning in the 700 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported her carbon monoxide detector was going off. Washington Fire Department and officers responded. Alliant Energy was notified and responded.

 

Fraud

A caller Saturday morning in the 800 block of West Second Street in Washington reported being contacted the previous day from an entity in Maryland who said that his identity was used to open an account on Nov. 14 that was closed Nov. 21. There was $2,500 on this account. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

 

Illegal dumping

A caller in the 100 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported illegal dumping in his dumpster. An officer attempted to contact the caller and left a message for him.

 

Stolen property

A caller Sunday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported that his medications were taken by someone. Officers responded. The subject possibly had some medication missing from his pill bottle. The information was documented.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller reported two juveniles throwing stuff behind the building of the store. Officers responded and juveniles were located. There were no damage to the property, and no charges. The parents were spoken to regarding the incident.

A caller Friday night in the 2100 block of Highway 22 in Kalona reported the door was up at this location, but the caller did not see any cars there. Some lights were on. People were not visible from the roadway. An officer responded. Everything was fine. People were at the location, stating that they lived there.

A male in sweat pants was reported going through cars, Saturday morning in the 1400 block of Ridgeview Court in Washington.  Officers responded but were unable to locate the subject. Nothing was missing out of the vehicle. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday morning in the 200 block of Sixth Avenue in Wellman reported two males were in his yard and then left, going opposite ways. One was wearing a blue jacket and the other was wearing a green jacket. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

 

Trespass

A caller Friday morning in the 1700 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside reported trespassing over the weekend. An officer responded. An incident report will be filed, and charges are pending.

Two evicted subjects were reported Friday afternoon in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona, and they had papers advising them they were not allowed back on the property. An officer responded. The subject was not one of the evicted people, and was visiting and would be moving on shortly. The information was documented.

A caller Friday night in the 2600 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a male subject was trespassing on her mother’s property earlier today or yesterday. The caller did not want him on her mother’s property, as they had had issues in the past and he was given a no-trespass warning. An officer spoke with the subject, who was advised to stay off the property. He agreed to stay off the property.

A caller Friday night in the 1100 block of Oriole Drive in Kalona reported his ex-wife had possibly been at the house over the past week. She was not supposed to be on the property. He had not seen her there, but items were missing. An officer spoke with the caller and planned to make contact with the female party to get her half of the story.

A caller Sunday afternoon at Nutmeg Avenue and Poplar Boulevard in Kalona reported four females who trespassed on the property at the south end of the Bunker Mill Bridge. It was gated due to construction, and no-trespassing signs were posted. An officer responded and located the subjects. Verbal warning was given for trespass. The subjects left the property.

 

Vandalism

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported a friend’s car was keyed on the door the previous day while parked in a parking lot. An officer responded and spoke to the subject at the location. This could possibly have happened in Wayland the previous evening. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1600 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported his truck was egged the previous night and the night before that. Three nights ago, plastic forks and knives were placed in his yard. An officer responded and made contact with the two subjects who were responsible. The incidents were documented.

 

All other theft

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of West Second Street in Washington reported someone ransacked her car sometime the previous night. A pack of cigarettes, lighter and CDs were missing. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of East Washington Street in Brighton reported money was taken from his wallet that was inside his car, amounting to $81 in cash. The male subject with whom he was playing basketball asked if he could charge his phone in the car, 15 minutes previous to the call. An officer spoke to the caller and responded to Brighton. The subject emptied his pockets and did not have the cash but did have another item. The subject was cited into court for carrying weapons. The item was turned over to the officer. The accusation of the theft of money was unfounded.

A caller Saturday evening in the 200 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported the theft of money from a vehicle parked at a restaurant. A report will be filed.

A caller Sunday evening in the 700 block of East Third Street in Washington reported theft of a bag of onion rings. An officer responded and spoke to the caller. The incident was documented.

 

All other offenses

Dispatch on Saturday morning reported a 911 call with a Hispanic male, in the 100 block of East First Street in Riverside. There was a language barrier. There was a female in the background yelling at the caller and saying, “You are not supposed to be here.” An officer responded. This was a verbal altercation only. Everything was fine. The male party was going to contact a family member to come and pick him up.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a bike had been in the back lot, near the bushes, since morning. It was a Roadmaster brand, mostly black with silver metal. An officer responded and transported the bicycle to the bike shed.

A caller Saturday evening in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a bicycle found on the side of the building had been there for approximately two weeks, between the main building and the shed. An officer responded and took it to the bike shed. The officer stated it was purple and black in color with orange spray-painted tires.

A caller Saturday night in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported a couple  of people in the bar were being rowdy, and requested an officer. An officer responded and advised the bartender that she could refuse to serve the subjects, and if she had further problems she could call back in.

An officer reported being out with subjects at the bar, Sunday morning in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman. Deputies responded. The bartender asked the subjects to leave, and they refused. They finally left after the deputies arrived. The incident was documented.

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