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Police log - April 19

Apr 19, 2012

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 — 33

Treatment — 0

Male section — 8

Female section — 2

Work release — 4

Holding — 2

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 17



Miranda Jo Nebel, 20, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the 400 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington for domestic abuse assault.

Michelle Nicole McCune, 27, of Davenport, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at Highway 218 and 22 in Riverside on a warrant for forgery, driving while barred and malicious prosecution.

Virginia Lynn Bobbitt, 56, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday night in the 300 block of North C Avenue in Washington for misuse of 911 communications.


Traffic accidents

Kimberly Drayfahl of Mt. pleasant was cited for improperly parking a vehicle in reference to a situation on April 11.

A vehicle reportedly rolled over Wednesday morning in the 2600 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Washington. Officers, Washington Fire Department, Washington County Rescue, Iowa State Patrol and Washington County Ambulance responded. One subject was transported to the Washington County Hospital. The vehicle was towed.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday morning at Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The incident was documented.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday evening at Highway 218 and 130th Street in Riverside.


Traffic other

A vehicle reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign Wednesday afternoon at South Iowa Avenue and East Main Street in Washington.

Jonathan Cain Brookhart, 19, of Washington, was cited Wednesday night at South E Avenue and Adams Street in Washington for allowing an unauthorized person to drive. Jacob Daniel Lloyd, 15, of Washington, was cited at the same time and location for no valid driver’s license and no valid insurance.

A vehicle was reported missing Thursday morning in the 2400 block of Robbins Court in Washington and the caller believes their estranged daughter took the vehicle without telling them. Officers attempted to locate.


Fire calls

A garage fire was reported Wednesday afternoon in the 200 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. The fire was extinguished that the fire department was advised to disregard.



A caller in the 400 block of East Harrison Street in Washington reported Wednesday evening being the victim of a scam. The caller had received a call from a subject claiming to be his grandson and needed $2,400 bond money. The caller had taken out a loan, but had not sent the money. The incident was documented.



An officer was requested to speak with a caller in the City of Washington Wednesday morning in reference to several checks that were forged. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident is under investigation.


Stolen property

A caller in the 1000 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon that her 7-year-old son’s bicycle was stolen from their residence. The incident was documented.



A caller reported Wednesday evening that someone had written on the walls of the restrooms in New Dawn at Sunset Park in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was documented.



A deputy was requested in the 800 block of Sixth Avenue in Wellman Wednesday morning in reference to a student who had made threats toward another student. Officers responded.

A caller in the 300 block of South Benton Street in Brighton reported Wednesday afternoon that a subject had a sign in his kitchen window with vulgar language on it. The caller believed it was directed at him. Officers spoke with the neighbor. The incident was documented.


Animal complaints

Kyle Clayton Gerdes, 21, of Washington, was cited April 9 for having ownership of a pitbull without being immunized for rabies.

A barking dog was reported Wednesday morning in the 600 block of East Madison Street in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

A caller reported Wednesday afternoon accidentally running over a dog in the 2000 block of Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth. Officers spoke with the owner.


Runaway/missing person

A caller in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported Wednesday evening that her 2-year-old daughter had wandered away from her. Officers responded. An older child found the 2-year-old, who was hiding.


Medical call

A subject reportedly fell several times Wednesday evening in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman and was reportedly in the parking lot trying to leave. The subject had stated she was epileptic. Wellman QRS responded and the subject refused medical attention. The subject hadn’t eaten for several hours and needed to eat.


Suspicious activity

A caller in the 300 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported Wednesday evening that either an intoxicated or mental subject just left the store and was standing on top of the stairs making rude gestures at people. Officers spoke with the subject and sent her on her way. The manager of the business requested the subject not return. The subject was advised if she returned to the property, she would be arrested for trespass.

A subject was reported yelling at a child Wednesday evening in the 400 block of North Ella Street in Riverside. Officers responded.

A subject reportedly walked out in front of a vehicle in the 600 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington Wednesday night and was trying to open doors of parked vehicles. Officers located the subject and returned him home.

About six subjects were reported in an altercation at Main Street and Marion Avenue in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

A caller reported Thursday morning that three suspicious subject ran when he turned the corner near Case Field in Washington and he thought the subjects were up to no good. Officers were unable to locate.

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