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Police log

Jun 20, 2014

The following information is obtained from the daily Communications Center call log at the Washington County Public Safety Center.

Jail Count
Males — 18
Females — 2
Work Release — 2
Special Needs — 0
Contract Inmates — 0
Treatment — 1
Holding — 0
Other Facility — 1
Total — 24

Warrant Arrest
A caller reported having a valid warrant on a subject currently incarcerated in the Johnson County Jail to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard. Nathaniel Matiyabo, 29, of North Liberty was arrested for failing to appear for mittimus on original charge of fourth degree theft.  There was no bond for Matiyabo. He must serve time, and a detainer was placed with Johnson County. He is currently being housed in the Muscatine County Jail.

Traffic Other
A caller reported a subject drove away from the pump without removing the nozzle, causing it to break away from the hose in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington. No gas was spilled, and the driver was in the store. The Washington Police Department responded. The accident was non reportable and information was exchanged. Andrea Gesling, of Washington, was cited for no driver’s license.

Assault
A caller reported a domestic assault between herself and her boyfriend in the 400 block of South Harrison Street in Brighton. She wasn’t injured, but her boyfriend may have broken his hand from punching the television. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded. Both subjects were separated fro the evening. The male subject refused medical attention.

Family Offense/Non-violent
A caller in the 300 block of Fourth Street in Wellman reported having problems with her brother. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded. The brother advised he would leave the residence.
A caller requested to speak with an officer regarding her 17-year-old daughter from the 200 block of East Washington Street in Washington. The daughter was insisting she was going to leave the residence. The Washington Police Department responded. The caller called back and said she no longer needed the police.

Suspicious Activity
A caller at Ninth Avenue and Eighth Street in Wellman reported seeing a white conversion van with California plates circling the block. There were two black males on foot and a female and passenger in the conversion van. They were knocking on doors and the caller was unsure of what they were doing. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department checked the area and was unable to locate the subjects.
A caller from D Avenue and Fourth Street in Kalona reported a black male subject selling door to door in Kalona. The subject refused to leave the area after being advised he needed a permit. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department spoke with the subject, who was advised to obtain a permit. He was advised to leave town.

Fire Calls
A caller reported sand in the middle of the road and eastbound lane in the 2600 block of Highway 22 in Riverside. The Riverside Fire Department was asked to assist by spraying the roadway off with their grass truck.

Civil Dispute
A caller from the 2200 block of 250th Street in Washington said her landlord shut off the electricity to her apartment. She has an asthma machine that uses electricity. She requested to speak with an officer. The Washington Police Department spoke with the caller, who would install some fuses to get them through the night. The caller would contact the state board tomorrow about their rights.

Animal Complaint
A caller from the 600 block of East Washington Street requested to speak with an officer regarding a possible case of animal neglect in the City of Washington. The Washington Police Department responded and spoke with the owner of the dog. The owner was given a verbal warning regarding the city ordinance of leaving a dog on a tie out for more than five hours in a 24-hour period. The dog was wet and muddy but otherwise appeared healthy and had shelter.

Vandalism
A caller reported vandalism to their vehicle in the 300 block of East Madison Street in Washington. The Washington Police Department responded and is investigating the incident.

Welfare Check
A caller in the 300 block of East 15th Street in Washington said a van pulled up in front of her residence and the driver got out and into another vehicle and left. There were two or three kids who were left in a dark-colored Chevy Venture Van. The Washington Police Department responded. The officer spoke with a 13-year-old male who was in the vehicle with his siblings. He said the van had run out of gas and his mother left to get some. She would be back shortly. There was no problem.
A caller from the 3000 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a male subject was outside the store. The subject was yelling at customers as they came into the store and left the store. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded and spoke to the subject. They gave him a ride to the county line.
DP & Q
A caller from the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported loud music coming from the upstairs apartment. The Washington Police Department responded. Barbara Jessica Lee Adams, 32, of Washington, was cited for disorderly conduct. A report would be filed.
A caller in the 300 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported a car alarm in a beige Mercury Sable kept going off. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department made contact with the owner, who would disconnect the battery.

Public Service/Announcements
A caller from the 400 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington said her husband couldn’t get up the steps and requested assistance. The Washington Police Department responded. Upon the officers’ arrival, the caller asked if they would return after his appointment and assist him getting back into his residence. The officers returned and helped the subject back inside the residence.

Weather Related
A caller from the 800 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington requested an officer to Stewart West for a flooded room that was caused by a neighbor. The boat awning in the 800 block of North Second Avenue leans against Stewart West, causing all the rainwater to pour into the door, flooding the room. The incident was documented for the time being.

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