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Police log - Jan. 2, 2013

Jan 02, 2014

The police log was submitted 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 — 16

Female section — 0

Work release — 0

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 2

 

Arrests

Efrain Jr. Gomez, 33, of Washington, was arrested on Dec. 23 for possession of a controlled substance marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jean Marie Koshatka, 53, of Wellman, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a warrant for motor vehicle theft.

Matthew Benjamin Grimm, 31, of Coralville, was arrested Wednesday morning at Highway 22 and Fourth Street in Wellman for OWI.

Kel Hyde-Shepherd, 36, of Brighton, was arrested Wednesday morning at Highways 1 and 78 in Brighton for OWI.

Kyle Clayton Gerdes, 23, of Ainsworth, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington for OWI.

Rolando Godinez-Lopez of Washington was arrested Wednesday evening in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington for public intoxication.

 

Traffic accidents

A rollover accident was reported Tuesday morning in the 3000 block of Highway 218 in Riverside. Riverside Fire, Riverside QRS, officers and Washington County Ambulance responded. One person was transported to Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. The vehicle was towed.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Tuesday morning at East 15th and North Third Avenue in Washington. No injuries were reported.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Tuesday morning in the 400 block of South D Avenue in Washington.

A vehicle reportedly slid down a driveway and backed into a parked car Tuesday evening in the 100 block of North Washington Street in Riverside. Over $1,500 damage was reported.

A caller at 240th and Birch in Keota reported Tuesday night that his daughter had rolled his car. The vehicle was upside down in a ditch. Everyone was out and they did not request medical attention. Two subjects were transported by private vehicle. A state accident report will be filed. The owner made arrangements for the vehicle to be towed.

A vehicle reportedly struck a tree in the 400 block of South Seventh Avenue in Washington Tuesday night. The vehicle was gone, but car parts were reported in the yard. The caller later advised a vehicle drove back past her residence. The incident was documented.

A vehicle reportedly went into the ditch Wednesday afternoon at Highways 218 and 22 in Riverside. Riverside Fire Department, Riverside Rescue, and Washington County Ambulance responded. The incident was documented.

 

Disabled vehicles

A stranded motorist was reported Wednesday morning at Highway 218 and Old White Way in Ainsworth. Officers gave her a ride to Four Corners.

 

Traffic other

A tow truck was requested Tuesday morning in the 100 block of South Second Avenue in Washington for a vehicle that had been parked in the same area for over a week. The vehicle was towed.

A vehicle was reported tagged Tuesday morning in the 700 block of South B Avenue in Washington for overtime parking. The vehicle was towed.

A tagged vehicle was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 400 block of F Avenue in Kalona. The vehicle was towed.

 

Fire calls

Kalona Fire Department was requested Tuesday afternoon in the 4700 block of Derby Avenue SW in Kalona for a building fire. Kalona Fire and QRS responded.

 

Drug/narcotics violations

A possible underage party was reported Wednesday morning in the 800 block of Fourth Street in Wellman. Officers responded. Unfounded.

 

Assault

A caller in the 2400 block of 190th Street in Washington reported Tuesday night her husband assaulted her. The caller was extremely intoxicated and was kicked out of the casino a couple hours prior to making the call. The male subject went to a different room in the residence for the night.

A caller in the 200 block of East 14th Street in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon her boyfriend had pulled out some of her hair. Officers advised the caller was intoxicated and the boyfriend had taken her keys not wanting her to operate a vehicle. No assault had occurred.

 

Burglary

A caller in the 300 block of North C Avenue in Washington reported Tuesday morning that someone had entered her residence overnight and prescription medication was missing. The caller later reported finding the items but believed people were coming into her residence and going through her property.

 

Fraud

A caller in the 100 block of East Green Street in Riverside reported fraudulent activity on his Paypal account Tuesday morning. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.

A caller in the 800 block of 10th Street in Kalona reported fraudulent use of her bank account Tuesday afternoon. The incident was documented.

 

All other thefts

A caller in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported Tuesday night that her boyfriend stole a set of headphones worth $300 and had given her Kindle to a friend of his. The caller later advised he assaulted her. The caller retrieved the items. They separated for the night. No evidence of assault.

An officer reported Wednesday morning being at Sixth and Seventh in Washington with a subject reporting a theft from her vehicle. Officers gave the subject a ride to her residence.

A caller in the 300 block of North C Avenue in Washington reported Wednesday evening that a birth certificate had been stolen from the residence. Unfounded.

 

Vandalism

A window was reported broken out of a vehicle in the 1100 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman Tuesday morning. The incident was documented.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported Tuesday morning that his ex-wife was harassing him via telephone at his workplace. Officers spoke with the subject.

 

Public intoxication

A subject was reported Tuesday evening in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside and was so intoxicated he couldn‘t walk. The subject was located and picked up by a family member.

 

Animal complaints

A caller in the 1700 block of Highway 78 in Brighton reported Wednesday afternoon that a large truck was out in front of his residence, fed his dog and ran it over while it was eating. No license plate information was available. The dog died at the vet. The incident was documented.

 

DP&Q

Loud fireworks were reported going off on Fourth Street in Washington Wednesday morning. Officers were unable to locate.

 

All other offenses

A caller in the 100 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported Tuesday morning that a cell phone had been lost. The incident was documented.

A caller in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon a subject was on the premises whose room was only paid for one night. Officers responded. The subject was transported to Ainsworth Four Corners.

A caller in the 1100 block of Ninth Avenue in Wellman reported Wednesday evening that the subject who plows snow in the neighborhood pulled into their yard and had damaged the grass. Officers spoke with the operator. Problem resolved.

 

Family offense non violent

A domestic situation was reported Wednesday morning in the 800 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington. Verbal only. The parties were separated.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller in the 1800 block of 270th Street in Washington reported Tuesday evening hearing eight or nine gunshots. Officers were unable to locate anything.

A caller in the 300 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon that someone was opening bags left outside the donation area. Officers located the subject and told him that if it happened again he would be arrested.

 

Welfare check

A welfare check was requested Tuesday afternoon in the 30 block of Maple Avenue in Washington.

 

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