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Police log - April 22, 2014

Apr 22, 2014

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 — 24

Treatment — 0

Male section — 16

Female section — 6

Work release — 0

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 1

Other facility — 1


Traffic accidents

A vehicle reportedly went into the ditch Monday morning at 220th Street and highway 218 in Ainsworth. No injuries were reported. The Iowa State Patrol handled the report.

A caller in the 2800 block of Highway 218 in Crawfordsville reported Monday afternoon that someone hit his mailbox and they were still there. Officers responded. Under $1,500 damage was reported and information was exchanged.

A truck reportedly hit a power line Monday afternoon in the 400 block of North B Avenue in Washington. The power line was on the ground and on top of the truck. The driver was not injured but was remaining inside the vehicle. Officers, Washington Fire Department, Washington County Rescue and Alliant Energy responded. The accident happened on private property. Information was exchanged.


Weapons violation

Subjects were reported shooting guns Monday afternoon in the 3100 block of 87th Street in Crawfordsville. Officers responded. The subjects were not shooting toward the highway. No problem.


Stolen property

A caller in the 1900 block of Highway 22 in Kalona reported Monday evening that guns and a guitar were missing from his residence. Officers responded.


Disorderly conduct

A subject was reported at North Marion and West 17th Street in Washington Monday night and refusing to return home. Officers responded. The subject returned to her residence.



Juveniles were reported playing in a quarry in the 2000 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington Monday afternoon. Four-wheelers were parked outside. Officers responded. The subjects were gone on arrival. They had permission to go fishing.


Animal complaints

A loose dog was reported Monday afternoon in a yard in the 500 block of South 11th Avenue in Washington. Officers spoke with the dog owner.

Two dogs were reported on a property in the 1400 block of South E Avenue in Washington Monday evening and one was reportedly attacking the caller’s sheep. Officers and the dogcatcher responded. The dog owner was contacted. Charges are pending.


Barking dog

A barking dog was reported Monday night in the 100 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth. This is an ongoing issue. A written warning was given.



A noise complaint was reported Monday afternoon in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington. Officers responded.


All other offenses

A caller in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona reported Monday evening having a problem with a subject. Officers responded. The parties were separated for the night.


Family offense non violent

A caller in the 600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported Monday afternoon receiving a text message from a subject asking for her dog. There is a valid no-contact order in place and the caller wanted the officer to see the message. Officers attempted to contact the other party. The incident is under investigation.

A caller in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Wellman reported Monday afternoon that her daughter was out of control and breaking things. Officers responded. Charges of criminal mischief and disabling 911 communications are pending


Suspicious activity

Two juveniles were reported Monday morning at Tulip Avenue and 220th Street in Ainsworth smoking cigarettes. Officers checked the area. The subjects were gone on arrival.

A caller in the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported Monday afternoon that her daughter didn’t come home the previous night. Someone had located her things and a welfare check was requested to see if she was home. Officers responded. The caller later reported the daughter was home.

A caller in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported Monday afternoon that a person who lived there was trying to get kids into the car. Officers spoke with all parties. It was a misunderstanding. The subject was trying to arrange a play date for his son.

A caller in the 1600 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported Monday evening locating suspicious items on his property. The incident was documented.

A subject was reported sitting under a streetlight at Third Street and Fourth Avenue in Washington Tuesday morning and acting strangely. Officers responded. The subject was homeless and walked from the Amanas.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported Monday afternoon that a subject was at the door trying to gain entry. She did gain entry and walked through the house taking photos. Officers spoke with both parties. A 24-hour notice was given via text. This is an ongoing civil issue.


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