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Police log - July 5, 2018

Jul 05, 2018

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.

Jail count

Males – 11

Females – 5

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 9

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 27

 

Arrests

Rangel Brooks, 22, of Washington, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Further charges are pending DCI Lab results.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2700 block of Highway 218 in Crawfordsville reported a car-vs.-deer accident, and believed the vehicle was drivable. An officer was advised. The accident was documented for insurance purposes. The officer advised the caller that, if damages amounted to more than $1,500, he could fill out a state accident report.

 

Traffic other

A caller Monday morning in the 200 block of South Avenue D in Washington reported a parked car that had not been moved for a month. An officer spoke to the registered owner, who advised that they would get it moved. The officer chalked the tires in case it did not get moved.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an unoccupied disabled vehicle, Monday morning in the 100 block of Lake Darling Road in Brighton. The vehicle was tagged and added to the system.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Monday morning in the 1300 block of West Madison Street in Washington. The officer advised that the occupants were just getting directions.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Monday afternoon in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a loose Chihuahua. This was an ongoing issue. The caller could advise where the dog belonged. An officer responded and gave a verbal warning to the owner for dog at large. Later in the evening, the caller advised that the dog was still loose and in their yard. An officer and the dog catcher responded.

A caller Monday evening in the 1200 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that a German shepherd and a pitbull were running loose. One was caught. An officer and the dog catcher responded. The pitbull was taken to the dog pound. The German shepherd could not be caught.

A caller Monday night in the 800 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that she was outside and her neighbor’s dog, a pitbull, ran into her yard. This was an ongoing issue, with the dog’s not being on a leash. The caller requested documentation, as the neighbor had left and the dog was back inside. The information was documented.

 

Burglary

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1100 block of East Third Street in Washington reported that someone tried to pry a door open to his garage in Washington. No entry was made. Nothing was missing. Documentation was made, and extra patrol was provided.

A caller Monday night in the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that their residence was broken into and items were stolen. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

 

DP & Q

A caller Monday night in the 500 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported fireworks at a residence to the south. An officer responded and was unable to locate the problem.

A caller Tuesday morning at 125th Street and South Nutmeg Avenue in Kalona reported a loud explosion. An officer responded and checked the area and was unable to locate the source.

 

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Monday night in the 1700 block of Highway 78 in Brighton reported that her brother-in-law came into her home that morning without permission. He had a no-contact order with the caller’s sister and their children, who were also at the residence. The caller requested to speak with a deputy. An officer spoke with the caller and her sister. The male party had not realized the youngsters were there, so he left right away. The caller was advised to send him a trespass order to stay away.

 

Runaways/missing person

A caller Monday afternoon in the 100 block of Green Meadows Drive in Washington reported that her son never returned home the previous night. An officer spoke to the caller. She was advised to call back in 24 to 48 hours if he had not returned home, and the department would do an Attempt to Locate. The caller later advised that her son was accounted for.

 

Sex offender

An officer reported a sex offender registration in Washington County, Monday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Monday night in the 300 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a suspicious item near the railroad tracks. An officer responded. The item was disposed of.

A caller Monday night at 310th Street and Elm Avenue in Brighton reported a suspicious parked burgundy SUV. A male subject was standing at the back of the vehicle. An officer spoke with the driver, who was taking pictures of fireflies after dark. He planned to be in the area for several more days.

 

Vandalism

A caller Monday afternoon in the 100 block of West Third Street in Washington reported vandalism. An officer responded. There were no suspects at the time. The officer advised documentation.

 

Welfare check

Several callers reported a subject alongside the roadway, Monday morning at Highway 92 and Quince Avenue in Washington. An officer checked on the subject, who denied any assistance or a ride back to town. The subject was walking eastbound. The subject was described as wearing a red long-sleeved shirt and jeans, and had a beard, for reference in case of any further calls about him.

A caller Monday morning in the 400 block of East Main Street in Washington reported a dog barking in a garage. An officer responded. The dog was not barking until the officer walked up to the garage. No one was home. The officer planned to check back later.

A caller Monday night in the 400 block of South Second Avenue in Washington requested a welfare check on her sister, who left the residence on foot earlier in the day and had not been seen or heard of since. Officers located the subject, and she was fine.

 

All other offenses

A caller Monday morning in the 100 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported that a juvenile broke a window the previous night. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

A caller Monday night in the 600 block of West Second Street in Washington reported that someone was shooting off fireworks in the area. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the problem.

An officer reported being flagged down by someone in reference to fireworks, Monday night in the 500 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington. The officer was unsure of where they were coming from.

A caller Monday night in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported subjects shooting off fireworks at the school. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate anyone.

A caller early Tuesday morning in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington reported that subjects at the residence were being evicted later in the day on Tuesday, and at the time of the call someone was forcing two of the subjects out. Units responded. Subjects agreed to leave, and the remaining subjects intended to leave later in the day once they were evicted.

 

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