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Police log - July 21, 2014

Jul 21, 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.

JAIL COUNT

Total — 26

Treatment — 0

Male section — 18

Female section — 3

Work release — 1

Holding — 2

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 2

Other facility — 0

 

Arrests

Rebecca Sue Hicks, 28, of Keota, was arrested Friday evening in the 200 block of North Hamilton Street in Keota on a warrant for failure to appear for a compliance review on fifth-degree theft.

Kendall Jordan Williams, 19, of Wellman, was arrested Friday night at Fourth Street and Ninth Avenue in Wellman on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alcohol underage.

Cortney Heather Haynes, 22, of Fairfield, was arrested Sunday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on an Iowa State Patrol warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of driving under suspension.

Cody Alan Bendixsen, 27, was arrested Sunday evening in the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue in Iowa City on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Matthew Wayne Long, 32, of Washington, was arrested Monday morning in the 1000 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington for trespass.

 

Traffic accidents

A two-vehicle accident was reported Friday afternoon in the 2300 block of Highway 22 in Kalona. One trailer rolled. No injuries were reported. Officers responded. Marlin Dale Miller of Kalona was cited for failure to yield upon left turn.

A caller at Highway 218 and 295th Street in Crawfordsville reported Friday night hitting some kind of animal. The caller requested assistance with traffic control and had contacted a tow company. Officers responded.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Saturday morning at E Avenue and Highway 22 in Kalona.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Sunday afternoon in the 2500 block of Highway 1 in Washington. The incident was documented.

 

Traffic stop serious

Penny Lou Linville, 58, of Oskaloosa, was cited Sunday morning at Main Street and Highway 92 in West Chester for driving under suspension and speeding.

 

Traffic other

Three vehicles were reported parked in the 400 block of West Third Street in Washington Sunday afternoon. Officers responded. There was not a safety issue.

 

Fire calls

Gas was reported coming from a residence in the 600 block of North Second Avenue in Washington. Washington Fire Department, officers and Alliant responded. The gas was shut off with no further problems.

Subjects were reported burning trash Saturday morning in the 700 block of F Avenue in Kalona. The trash was reportedly smoldering and causing a lot of smoke in the neighborhood. Officers responded. They were burning yard waste. No problem.

Subjects were reported burning trash Saturday night in the 300 block of South Harrison Street in Brighton. Officers responded. The subjects were burning grass. No problem.

Kalona Fire Department was requested for a tanker and Riverside Fire Department for mutual aid for a structure fire in the 4200 block of Anderson Avenue in Iowa City.

 

Assault

A caller in the 600 block of Highway 1 in Washington requested to speak with an officer Friday night in reference to a subject putting her hands on him. Officers spoke with the caller and attempted to contact the other party. The incident is under investigation.

A caller in the 100 block of East Washington Street in Brighton reported Saturday morning being assaulted. Officers spoke with the caller. The caller did not wish to file charges.

 

All other thefts

A gas drive-off in the amount of $50 was reported Friday afternoon in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers located the vehicle. The subject thought that she had paid with her debit card. She returned and paid.

Lawn ornaments were reported stolen from a rock bed in the 500 block of Third Street in Wellman Saturday morning. The incident was documented.

A subject reportedly took something off the shelf at a business in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington and returned it for cash. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.

A call phone was reported stolen Sunday evening in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller in the 300 block of West Third Street in Washington reported Friday night that two subjects were harassing her son and they were throwing items at him. Officers responded. The incident was documented. This is an ongoing issue.

Three juveniles were reported playing at a construction area in the 800 block of Sixth Street in Wellman Saturday evening. The subjects were reported throwing pipes. Officers responded. The juveniles were released to their father.

 

Disorderly conduct

A jailer in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington requested assistance Friday morning with a subject at the jail. Officers responded.

 

Illegal dumping

Kendall Jordan Williams, 19, of Wellman, was cited Thursday in the 1200 block of 135th Street in Wellman for open dumping.

 

Animal complaint

A barking dog was reported at a residence in the 400 block of Fourth Street in Wellman Friday evening. Officers were unable to locate.

A dog was reported tied to a picnic table Saturday evening in the 500 block of east 10th Street in Washington and it had been barking all afternoon. Officers responded. The dog was inside on arrival. The owner was advised of the complaint.

A horse was reported out Saturday night in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington. The same horse was reported out about a week ago. Officers responded. The owners put the horse away.

 

DP&Q

A subject was reported shooting off fireworks Friday night in the 1000 block of East Main Street in Washington. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation. Charges are pending.

 

All other offenses

Two subjects were reported at a residence in the 700 block of Seventh Street in Wellman who were not supposed to be there. Officers responded and advised the subjects to leave the residence.

A loud party was reported Saturday night in the 1100 block of Dogwood Avenue in Wellman. Officers responded.

A subject was reported intoxicated Saturday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was handled.

Subjects were reported fighting Sunday morning in the 3300 block of Locust Avenue in Wayland. Jefferson County will handle the situation.

 

Family offense non violent

A caller in the 2700 block of Airport Road in Washington reported Saturday afternoon her 14-year-old son was out of control and threatening to harm himself and the caller. Officers responded. The juvenile calmed down. No further problems.

A caller in the 400 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Saturday afternoon having a fight with her granddaughter. Officers responded. The granddaughter left the residence and will stay with an aunt. She was given a civil stand-by and advised not to return to the residence unless the caller approves it.

A caller in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue in Riverside reported Sunday afternoon her husband was refusing to leave. The subject left the residence. Problem resolved for now.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller presorted Saturday afternoon smelling a suspicious smell at a residence in the 700 block of South Second Avenue in Washington. The caller later advised speaking with the owner and she advised they were having sewer problems and a plumber was at the residence. No problem.

Two subjects were reported in a yard in the 500 block of Third Street in Wellman Sunday morning. Officers were unable to locate.

 

Civil dispute

A caller in the 400 block of North Ella Street in Riverside reported Saturday morning that the landlord got the caller’s key from a neighbor and was in her apartment while she was out of town. Officers spoke to the landlord who advised she gave the proper paperwork for eviction. There are only a few things left that belong to the caller and she can come and get them or they will go to the landfill.

Tenants and animals were reported at a residence in the 100 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington Sunday afternoon and they were supposed to be gone Friday. The cats were removed from the residence and taken to an animal shelter.

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