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Police log - April 1

Apr 01, 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 — 30

Treatment — 1

Male section — 23

Female section — 0

Work release — 1

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 5



Thomas Joshua Lowe, 33, of Washington, was arrested Thursday evening in the 2100 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington for harassment.

Nicholas Allan Seaton, 34, of Keota, was arrested Friday night at Ginkgo and 210th in West Chester for OWI, open container, speeding and driving with no insurance.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle reportedly rolled over in the 3200 block of Fir Avenue in Brighton Friday afternoon and was leaking gas and sparking. Officers responded. The caller reported a subject had left the scene. Subject was advised not to drive the vehicle on the roadway because the rear axle was a steel fence post. Pebble Jean Beal was cited for no proof of insurance accident related.

A semi truck/trailer, reportedly rolled onto its side Friday evening at Highways 218 and 22 in Riverside. Officers, Iowa State Patrol, Riverside Fire, Riverside QRS and Washington County Ambulance all responded. Driver refused transport. Truck and trailer were towed. Damage was reported to guardrails.

A rollover accident with a trap was reported Saturday morning at Highway 218 north of 295th Street in Crawfordsville. Officers, Crawfordsville Fire Department, Crawfordsville QRS, and Washington County Ambulance responded. No transport.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Saturday morning in the 300 block of Fifth Street in Kalona. Officers responded. Over $1,500 damage was reported.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Sunday morning on Highway 22 at Redwood Avenue in Riverside. The incident was documented.


Fire calls

Louisa County requested Crawfordsville Fire Department to respond for mutual aid Friday afternoon in the 10000 block of County Road X17 in Columbus Junction for an out-of-control grass fire.



Two subjects were reported in an altercation Saturday night in the 200 block of West Main Street in Brighton. Officers responded. The subjects were separated.



A shed was reported broken into Saturday morning in the 500 block of South B Avenue in Washington and some items were missing. The incident was documented.



An officer was requested in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington Saturday morning in reference to some shoplifters who were caught on video. The incident is under investigation.


All other thefts

A gas drive-off in the amount of $80 was reported Saturday night in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman. The incident was documented.



Damage was reported done to a garage door Friday evening in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington. Damage was consistent with a vehicle hitting the door. No suspects. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 1800 block of 130th Street in Wellman reported Sunday night two subjects were harassing her family. Officers spoke with all parties.


Liquor law violations

Cited for possession of alcohol under the legal age Friday night in the 2500 block of 305th Street in Washington were: Bobbie Lee Wyatt, 18, of Lone Tree; Ericka K. Sayre, 18, of Washington; and Nicole Lynn Zadow, 16, of Lone Tree.


Illegal dumping

Two bags of garbage were reported dumped Saturday morning in the 2500 block of Highway 1 in Washington. Officers responded.


Animal complaints

A subject was reported in the 1000 block of Orange Avenue in Kalona Saturday afternoon who claimed a dog bit him on the inside of his mouth. Officers were advised. The incident was documented.

A subject was reported allowing his dogs to run at large Friday afternoon in the 800 block of East Seventh Street in Washington. Officers responded.

An officer was requested Saturday morning in the 400 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington for assistance in removing a bat. Officers responded.



Subjects in a vehicle reportedly set off fireworks Friday night in the 100 block of Green Meadow Drive in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

A loud party was reported Saturday night in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue in Riverside. Officers responded. A verbal warning was given.


All other offenses

Two subjects were reported selling door-to-door Sunday evening at Sixth Street and Highway 22 in Wellman. Officers responded. Verbal warnings were given for no peddling permit.


Family offense non violent

A caller reported Friday afternoon that she was respite care for a 10-year-old child and the child was in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington and was out-of-control. Officers responded.

Two subjects were reported fighting Monday morning in the 200 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The parties were separated.


Runaway/missing person

A caller in the 600 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported Sunday afternoon that he received information from his ex-wife that their 16-year-old daughter had run away from home. The subject was found and released to her parents.

A caller in the 600 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported Sunday night his daughter had left the residence again. The subject was found and returned.



Suspicious activity

A vehicle was reported sitting in front of a business in the 200 block of Fifth Street in Kalona Saturday night and it had been there all evening. Officers responded. The subject was homeless and heading to North Dakota. The subject was advised not to stay in the area.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 500 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported Thursday night that her son’s father had left her residence with their child. Officers responded. Unfounded.

A caller in the 500 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported Friday afternoon having a dispute with his landlord. The landlord was told to evict him and had shut his water off. Officers spoke with both parties. The caller was advised to seek legal advice.

A caller in the 100 block of West Third Street in Riverside reported Friday afternoon that her ex-boyfriend was at the residence with his mother trying to get in. Officers responded. The subject was given a civil stand-by to gather his things. A second call was later received stating the two subjects were fighting.

A caller reported Saturday morning that subjects were evicted from a residence in the 500 block of South D Avenue in Washington and were not out. Officers spoke with the caller. The caller was advised to contact the civil department.


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