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Police log - Oct. 7, 2013

Oct 07, 2013

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.

Total — 21

Treatment — 1

Male section — 16

Female section — 1

Work release — 2

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 0

 

Arrests

Joshua Allen Gellerstedt, 22, of Moline, Ill., was arrested Friday afternoon in the 200 block of South Van Buren Street in Brighton for assault with a dangerous weapon, first-degree harassment, and disorderly conduct.

William Patrick Dyer III, 33, of Washington, was arrested Saturday morning in the 500 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington for assault causing injury.

Patrick Francis Reed, 49, homeless, was arrested Saturday night in the 200 block of West Madison Street in Washington for public intoxication.

Jared James Reed, 24, of Brighton, was arrested Sunday night in the 3000 block of 220th Street in Ainsworth on a warrant for failure to appear for pretrial release on possession of marijuana.

 

Charges filed

Charges were filed Friday night in the 800 block of East Madison Street in Washington on Ernest Shaw Jr., 15, for simple assault.

 

Traffic accidents

Documentation was requested Friday afternoon that a vehicle was struck on the driver’s side door somewhere in the City of Washington.

A caller reported Sunday morning that a white SUV struck her vehicle on Highway 218 at 135th Street in Riverside. Officers responded. The vehicle was drivable.

 

Traffic other

Subjects were reported tearing up Red Oak Avenue in Washington Friday afternoon on their four-wheelers. Officers responded and spoke with the subjects.

A caller in the 1400 block of East Third Street in Washington reported Sunday evening that a vehicle was illegally parked in front of his residence. Officers responded. The caller and the officer walked through the pallet factory and were unable to locate the subject. As they were exiting, the subject got in his vehicle and left.

 

Fire calls

A pole barn was reported on fire Friday morning in the 1600 block of Dogwood Avenue in Wellman. Wellman Fire Department, Wellman Quick Responders, Washington County Rescue, Keota Fire, North Keokuk County Fire, Washington County Ambulance, Alliant energy and officers responded. The fire was extinguished.

A structure fire reportedly rekindled Friday afternoon in the 1600 block of Dogwood Avenue in Wellman. Wellman Fire Department responded. The fire was extinguished.

 

Assault

A caller in the 700 block of 13th Street in Kalona reported Saturday afternoon his roommate and her boyfriend were physically fighting. Officers spoke with all parties. The suspect and the victim both denied any assault.

A large fight was reported Sunday morning in the 300 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers and Washington County Ambulance responded. The incident is under investigation.

 

Fraud

Possible fraud activity was reported Friday morning in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue in Riverside. The incident was documented.

 

All other thefts

A subject reportedly put gas in some kind of gas can and left without paying Friday morning in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers located the subject. He returned and paid.

A radar detector was reported stolen Friday afternoon from a vehicle in the 300 block of East Jackson Street in Washington. The incident was documented.

Money was reported missing Saturday morning in the 100 block of E Avenue in Kalona. Officers responded via phone.

Money and prescription pills were reported stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Ella Street in Riverside Saturday evening. The incident is under investigation.

 

Vandalism

A caller in the 1800 block of Spruce Avenue in Ainsworth reported Friday afternoon that someone took their mailbox, mail and post. Officers were advised.

A vehicle was reportedly egged Friday night at Sunset Park. Officers responded.

Vandalism was reported Saturday morning to a shed in the 2000 block of Willow Avenue in Ainsworth. Officers responded.

 

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An upset subject was reported Sunday morning in the 100 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington. Officers responded and gave the subject a ride to his parents’ residence.

 

Animal complaints

Two pitbulls were reported in the caller’s backyard Saturday afternoon in the 1500 block of First Avenue in Wellman. Officers responded to the owner’s residence. The dogs were inside. No one would come to the door. A resident later called and advised they had briefly gotten out of the fenced area.

A barking dog was reported Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers responded.

 

DP&Q

Loud music was reported coming from a lot in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington Saturday morning. Officers responded.

Loud music was reported Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Washington. Officers responded and spoke to subjects in a vehicle. The music was turned down.

 

All other offenses

A small child was reported playing in the middle of the road in the 2700 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

 

Family offense non violent

A caller in the 1100 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported Sunday afternoon her children’s father was following her and her children, and harassing them via text message. Officers responded and advised her to contact an attorney. She is currently working with the Department of Human Services.

 

Suspicious activity

A subject was reported causing problems in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington. The subject stated he was homeless. The subject was wanted out of Virginia, Idaho, Indiana and Tennessee, but none would extradite. The subject was advised to move on.

A suspicious subject was reported Sunday evening on 220th Street near Willow Avenue in Ainsworth. Officers were unable to locate.

 

Runaway/missing person

A caller reported Friday afternoon that nobody in her family had seen or spoken with her 91-year-old father for two days. Officers responded.

 

Warrant

A consent search was reported Friday afternoon in the 100 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman. The incident was documented.

 

Civil dispute

A caller in the 800 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported Saturday afternoon that she had not vacated her residence and another tenant was moving in. Officers spoke with all parties. It was a civil issue.

A caller in the 400 block of South Van Buren Street in Brighton reported Sunday afternoon that she let a subject borrow her vehicle and he wouldn’t give it back. He also had a phone that belongs to her. Officers spoke with the caller. It was a civil matter.

 

Welfare check

A welfare check was requested Friday afternoon on a subject in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Brighton. Officers spoke with the subject.

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