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Police log - April 26, 2018

Apr 26, 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 – 8

Females – 5

Work release – 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 16

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 30

 

Arrests

Joshua Lamar Davis, 29, of Riverside, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Highway 218 and 160th Street in Riverside on charges of possession of controlled substance – marijuana, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited for speeding and was issued a warning for no insurance. Further charges are pending per DCI lab results.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Tuesday evening in the 800 block of Park Street in Ainsworth reported a two-vehicle accident with a tractor and manure spreader vs. a car. An officer responded. Damage was under $1,500, and drivers’ information was exchanged.

 

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Tuesday evening at Redwood Avenue and 220th Street in Washington. Earl Leroy Hoback III, 37, of Harper, was cited into court for driving while license was under suspension, and speeding 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. The vehicle was left at the location of the stop, and a family member came and picked him up.

 

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday evening reported that a gray Chevrolet four-door car in front of the building had not been moved for days. An officer responded. The tires were chalked, and contact was made with the mother of the registered owner.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Tuesday afternoon in the 2900 block of Spruce Avenue in Crawfordsville. The vehicle was added to the system.

An officer advised that two vehicles were along the roadway, Tuesday night in the 2900 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth. One vehicle had damage to a tire from semi tire pieces that were in the roadway. The vehicle was going to be left along the roadway, to be removed on Wednesday.

 

Fire calls

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1200 block of Maple Avenue in Kalona reported messing with fireworks, and then the field was on fire. There were no structures nearby. Kalona Fire Department and officers responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 3000 block of Highway 1 in Brighton reported a field fire, and a tractor was on fire too. Brighton Fire and QRS responded. The fire was extinguished.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning in the 300 block of East 12th Street in Washington reported a loose puggle type dog with a beige collar. An officer responded. A written warning was given to the dog’s owner for allowing or permitting a dog to run at large.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported a brown medium-size dog tied to a porch, that could run out to the sidewalk and was aggressive. An officer responded and spoke with the female subject there. She advised that she would tie the dog out to the back of the house.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2200 block of 170th Street in Washington reported three hogs out in the middle of the road, and three cars were stopped. The owner was standing in the driveway watching. An officer responded. The animals were confined.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2900 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported receiving a phone call from his son that the neighbor’s pitbull was on their property. The information was documented.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of 11th Avenue in Wellman reported a neighbor’s dog killed their cat. The dog was a husky-American bulldog mix. A report will be filed and sent to the county sanitarian. The dog was deemed vicious.

A caller Tuesday evening in the 1600 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported an ongoing problem with the neighbor’s dogs that were always allowed to run loose. An officer was advised and made contact with the caller, who agreed to call in the next time the animals were loose and on his property.

A caller Tuesday evening in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported a loose dog. The caller believed he had found the owner’s residence, but no one was around and the door was open. City units responded. The dog catcher was contacted and came and picked up the dog. The dog could be released to the owner once they showed proof of current rabies vaccination.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Tuesday night in the 500 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington. The driver took off running and ran toward Second Avenue. The registered owner arrived to pick up the vehicle. Charges are pending on John Edward Walling for DUS, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday night in the 200 block of South Van Buren Street in Brighton reported that her sister was harassing her via phone. An officer spoke with the caller and left a voice mail for the caller’s sister to have no further contact with her.

 

Runaways/missing person

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1100 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported that a student was not in the building. Foster parents were contacted and asked to call law enforcement. The juvenile was last seen in the building a little over an hour earlier. An officer responded to attempt to locate the youngster. An officer located the juvenile, who was returned to her foster parents.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1300 block of Orange Avenue in Kalona reported there was a Toyota Tundra with Linn County license plates on his property. The caller believed they were hunting without permission. The truck was located on the west portion, toward the back of his property. An officer responded. A subject and his daughter were turkey hunting on the neighboring property and had permission to be there. They were just parked on the caller’s property. The issue was resolved.

 

Tobacco violations

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a student brought a pack of cigarettes the previous day to the WRAP Center, and she was underage. The caller requested that an officer respond after 8:30 a.m. and issue a citation. An officer responded. A citation was issued to a juvenile for possession of tobacco under the legal age, second offense.

 

Weapons violation

A caller Tuesday night in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that a male juvenile subject went by him on a skateboard, and he had a weapon. City units responded and tried to locate the subject but were unable to locate him. They spoke with the caller, and advised if the caller saw them again to call back in. The information was documented.

 

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject. Officers responded. The subject was fine, and the caller was made aware.

A caller Tuesday night at Pelican Drive and Highway 22 in Kalona reported two subjects walking by the side of the road. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subjects.

 

All other theft

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off in the amount of $20. The vehicle, a white Yukon, left eastbound on West Madison Street. The caller provided the license plate number. An officer was advised. Contact was made with the female driver, who returned and paid for the gas.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a problem with the pumps and that there was an accidental gas drive-off of $29.57. The license number was supplied. Dispatch made contact with the subject, who planned to return and pay.

A caller Tuesday night in the 1100 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported the theft of utilities from a neighbor. An officer responded, along with the landlord. The situation was resolved, and an attempt was to be made to locate the suspect.

 

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday night in the 200 block of Washington Street in Ainsworth reported that her son’s father wouldn’t let her inside the residence to retrieve her items. A second caller stated that the female and the male subjects were in a verbal altercation. Officers responded. The female party left before the officers’ arrival. The incident was documented.

 

 

 

A caller Tuesday night in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue in Riverside reported violation of a no-contact order. A report will be filed.

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