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Police log - March 11

Mar 11, 2013

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 — 27

Treatment — 0

Male section — 15

Female section — 2

Work release — 0

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 10

 

Arrests

Aaron Gene Richardson, 27, of Washington, was arrested Friday afternoon for probation violation on prohibited acts.

Lori Elizabeth Books, 49, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of South Highway 1 in Washington for failure to appear on a charge of fifth-degree theft.

 

Traffic accidents

A caller in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported Friday morning backing into a sign. Officers responded.

A caller in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported Friday morning someone sideswiped her vehicle. The incident was documented.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Friday afternoon at Sixth Street and E Avenue in Kalona. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.

A semi reportedly jack knifed Saturday afternoon at Highways 92 and 218 in Ainsworth. Officers responded. The incident was documented.

A caller reported Sunday morning that sometime during the night a white van went into the ditch at East Second and Highway 22 in Riverside. Officers responded. The vehicle was towed.

 

Traffic other

A stop arm violation was reported Friday afternoon in the 2300 block of Spruce Avenue in Washington. Officers spoke with the county attorney. The stop arm was not out at the time the vehicle went by. No violation. The incident was documented.

A caller reported Sunday afternoon a vehicle in the 800 block of South Second Avenue in Washington was struck overnight. Officers responded.

 

Fire calls

An apartment was reported on fire Friday morning in the 200 block of East 14th Street in Washington. Washington Fire Department and officers responded. Alliant was contacted. The fire began as a grease fire on the stove. The fire was extinguished. The entire building obtained smoke damage with all occupants displaced. Red Cross was contacted.

A caller in the 200 block of East 14th Street in Washington reported Friday afternoon putting out a hot spot and wanted the fire department to make sure there weren’t any more. Washington Fire Department responded.

A vehicle was reported on fire in a garage in the 400 block of South B Avenue in Washington Saturday night. Washington Fire Department, officers and Washington County Ambulance responded.

 

Drug/narcotics violations

Christian David Allen was cited Friday night at C Avenue and Seventh Street in Kalona for no insurance. Charges of possession of a controlled substance are pending DCI lab results.

Tavon Michael Bagley, 16, of Kalona, was cited Sunday morning in the 400 block of E Avenue in Kalona for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Motor vehicle theft

A vehicle was reported stolen off a property in the 1200 block of Maple Avenue in Kalona. It was a civil issue.

 

Robbery

An incident was reported Saturday afternoon that took place in the early morning hours in the City of Washington. The incident is under investigation.

 

Burglary

Someone reportedly entered an apartment in the 300 block of North B Avenue in Washington Saturday afternoon and took a PlayStation 3 and a jar of change. Officers responded. A report will be filed.

 

Shoplifting

Two shoplifters were reported Sunday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington. The incident is under investigation.

 

All other thefts

A possible theft was reported Friday morning in the 600 block of Tam Street in Ainsworth. The incident is under investigation.

A caller in the 1000 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported Saturday afternoon that a subject took her dog and would not return it. Officers responded.

Daniel J. Smith, 36, was cited into court Monday morning for fifth-degree theft.

 

Vandalism

Three subjects reportedly threw toilet paper in a yard in the 500 block of Ninth Avenue in Wellman Friday evening. Officers responded.

Eggs were reported thrown at the caller’s windshield Friday night in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was documented.

A caller in the 100 block of Washburn Street in Riverside reported Saturday morning that someone drove his vehicle through the garage door and garage. Officers responded.

A caller in the 400 block of Ninth Avenue in Wellman requested documentation Saturday afternoon that the house was egged.

 

Animal complaints

A lab puppy was reported loose Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Adams Street in Washington. Officers responded. The puppy was returned inside.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Friday evening in the 1800 block of Highway 92 in West Chester. Officers responded. A deer tag was issued.

 

All other offenses

A caller reported Friday morning losing his checkbook somewhere on Eighth Avenue in Wellman. Officers were advised.

A subject reportedly kept coming onto a property in the 700 block of South Ninth Avenue in Washington, a caller reported Sunday afternoon. Officers spoke with the subject.

Juveniles were reported playing football in the street Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington and they wouldn’t move for cars. Officers responded.

 

Runaway/missing persons

A caller in the 500 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported Sunday morning that his 14-year-old stepson didn’t come home for curfew. Officers responded.

 

Family offense non violent

A caller in the 200 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington reported Sunday afternoon that she was trying to leave the residence with her kids and her husband wouldn’t let her take the car. He also cancelled the insurance. Officers responded. The caller left without the vehicle.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller in the 100 block of West Third Street in Riverside reported Saturday morning hearing loud banging noises and yelling. Officers responded.

A caller in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported Saturday morning hearing noises and looked outside to see someone in a ski mask. Officers responded.

 

Civil dispute

An officer was requested Sunday afternoon in the 400 block of West Washington Boulevard in Washington in reference to subjects the caller allowed to stay at his residence for a while and are refusing to give his key back and still use the address for mail. Officers responded.

 

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