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Police log - March 26, 2013

Mar 26, 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 — 28

Treatment — 0

Male section — 22

Female section — 1

Work release — 0

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 5

 

Charges filed

Charges were filed Sunday on Austin Lee Morrison, 17, of Washington, for operating without owner’s consent.

 

Traffic accidents

A vehicle was reported in a ditch in the 2300 block of 290th Street in Washington Monday morning and the caller reported that it had done damage to his property. The operator was not around. The vehicle was towed. The vehicle will be released when the tow bill is paid.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Monday morning at South Ninth Avenue and East Jefferson Street in Washington. Officers responded. Christian Thomas of Washington was cited for unsafe backing.

An accident was reported Monday afternoon at South Iowa Avenue and East Madison Street in Washington. Officers responded. Under $1,500 damage was reported. Michelle Smith of Washington was cited for failure to yield while making a left turn and failure to provide insurance.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Monday evening in the 2700 block of Highway 22 in Riverside. A salvage tag was issued. Over $1,500 damage was reported.

A vehicle had reportedly been driven into a building in the 100 block of E Avenue in Kalona Tuesday morning. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.

 

Fire alarm

Flames were reported coming from the roof of a residence in the 500 block of South D Avenue in Washington Monday afternoon. Washington Fire Department, officers and Alliant responded. Washington County Ambulance was placed on standby. The Red Cross was contacted.

A caller reported Monday afternoon that his house in the 500 block of South D Avenue in Washington was smoking/smoldering inside. Washington Fire Department responded.

A Riverside Fire Department engine was requested Monday afternoon in the 2000 block of Lower Muscatine Road in Iowa City for a third alarm change of quarters. Riverside Fire Department responded.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

An officer was requested Monday morning for assistance with a home visit in the 100 block of Railroad Street in Riverside. Paraphernalia was seized. The incident is under investigation.

A search warrant was reportedly executed Monday afternoon in the 400 block of E Avenue in Kalona. Officers, Iowa State Patrol and the Iowa City Department of Narcotics Investigation responded. Charges are pending per lab results.

 

Burglary

A break in was reported at a business in the 200 block of East Fountain Street in Brighton. The incident is under investigation.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller in the 100 block of Railroad Street in Riverside reported Monday afternoon two subjects were harassing him. Officers were advised.

 

Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 300 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Monday afternoon that her brother was fighting in the alley with subjects who had shown up at his apartment. Officers responded. The subjects were gone on arrival. Officers spoke with all parties.

 

Animal complaints

Two barking dogs were reported Monday night in the 100 block of South Main Street in Crawfordsville. A verbal warning was given.

 

DP&Q

An altercation was reported Monday night in the 500 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers responded. No altercation. The subjects were just being loud.

A subject was reported being very loud in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington Tuesday morning. Officers responded. The incident was documented.

 

Welfare check

Yelling and screaming was reported coming from an apartment in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington Monday afternoon. Officers responded. Subjects were having a verbal argument and had separated.

 

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