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Police log - April 3, 2018

Apr 03, 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 – 15

Females – 3

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 9

Treatment – 0

Holding – 0

Other facility – 0

Total – 28

 

Arrests

Brock Lawrence Wierck, 35, of Brighton, was arrested Friday night in the 1200 block of West Grimes in Fairfield on an Iowa State Patrol warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of driving under suspension.

David Willard Haynes, 58, of Washington, was arrested Saturday morning in the 100 block of East Second Street in Washington on a charge of serious assault.

Holly Stephens Kennedy, 40, of Washington, was arrested Saturday morning at Campbell Drive and Country Club Road in Washington on a charge of public intoxication.

Tyler David Faupel, 24, of West Chester, was arrested Saturday night at Ninth Avenue and Third Street in Wellman on a charge of OWI, first offense. He was also cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

Daniel Michael Thomas, 29, of Kalona, was arrested Saturday night in the 100 block of B Avenue in Kalona on a charge of violation of no-contact order.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Saturday afternoon at Highway 218 and 170th Street in Riverside reported hitting two deer north of Highland School. The vehicle was a Chrysler minivan. There were no injuries to occupants. The deer were off the roadway, and a tow truck was en route. The information was documented.

 

Traffic other

A caller Friday morning in the 1400 block of South Avenue E in Washington reported that a subject parked a Dually truck and trailer by his parents’ drive on the roadway. An officer responded and was unable to locate.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 100 block of South Iowa Avenue reported that a light blue vehicle with Texas plates had been parking each day in the two-hour parking area, and the operator threw trash and cigarette butts all over the place. An officer responded and chalked the tires. He planned to check back on Saturday. He did not see any trash around.

A caller Friday night at South Avenue C and West Madison Street in Washington reported a car trailer that had not been moved in the past couple of days. The vehicle was tagged and tires were chalked. If it was still there on Saturday, it would be towed.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Sunday night in the 1300 block of Highway 1 in Brighton. It was added to the system, and Dispatch was advised to have the daytime deputy check on it on Monday morning and tow it if it was still there.

 

Fire calls

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 3300 block of underwood Avenue in Crawfordsville reported a grass fire out of control going toward the field. No structures were close. Crawfordsville Fire responded and requested Olds Fire for mutual aid. Olds Fire was disregarded at 3:04 p.m. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1100 block of 277th Street in Keota reported that a CRP burn got out of control, and they needed a firetruck. Richland Fire Department was dispatched and extinguished the fire.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1500 block of Pleasant Plain Road in Brighton reported a ditch on fire and no one around. Brighton Fire responded and located the ditch fire south of Pleasant Plain. This was a controlled burn with someone watching it. There was no problem.

A caller Friday afternoon at 125th Street and Elm Avenue in Wellman reported a fire with no one around. The fire appeared to be heading toward Elm and into corn stalks. Wellman Fire and an officer responded. The fire was extinguished, and the land owner was made aware of the fire.

A caller Saturday morning in the 1300 block of 275th Street in Washington reported a grass fire out of control. It was not near buildings. Keota Fire Department and Brighton Fire Department both responded.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1500 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a metal machine shed on fire, with a gas tank nearby. Kalona Fire, Kalona QRS, Wellman Fire, Riverside Fire, Washington Fire, an ambulance, and two officers responded. The fire was extinguished.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Friday morning in the 2400 block of 320th Street in Washington reported a deer that was hit and needed to be put down. An officer responded and put the deer down.

A caller Saturday morning in the 900 block of East Main Street in Washington reported a thin male German shepherd that was foaming at the mouth and was currently on her porch. It had a collar. An officer responded and located the caretaker. The dog owner was out of town. Authorities are waiting for verification on rabies vaccine.

A caller Saturday night in the 700 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a previous renter moved out about two months earlier and left the garage full of trash. Her husband was cleaning and just found a deceased dog inside. An officer responded. The dog catcher was contacted, and transported the animal to a veterinary clinic for disposal.

A caller Sunday morning in the 800 block of North Eighth Avenue in Washington reported a large white husky dog jumped the fence and chased his wife, along with another small boy. An officer responded. A written warning was issued to the dog’s owner for allowing a dog to run at large. There was no damage or injury. Rabies vaccination was verified and up-to-date.

 

Assault

A caller Friday night in the 1500 block of Highway 1 in Brighton reported a family offense between mother and son, reporting that they did not need medical attention. Officers responded, and the parties were separated and calmed down. They would call back if there were further issues.

A caller Saturday night in the 400 block of North 12th Avenue in Washington reported an assault the previous night at their workplace. An officer responded. A report will be filed.

 

Burglary

A caller Friday afternoon in the 600 block of West 18th Street in Washington reported a Main Street shed broken into. An officer responded and was able to secure it. It did not look as if it had been broken into, and nothing appeared to be missing.

A caller Monday morning in the 200 block of North Washington Street in Crawfordsville reported that his sister-in-law thought she saw someone hiding in their white Volkswagen in the driveway. An officer responded. No one was in the vehicle.

 

Civil dispute

A caller Friday afternoon in the 3300 block of Redwood Avenue in Mount Pleasant reported his girlfriend took his vehicle without his permission, and requested to speak with an officer. The caller called back in and advised that she brought back the vehicle, and he did not wish to speak with an officer.

 

Civil standby

A caller Friday morning in the 800 block of South Second Avenue reported needing a civil standby. An officer responded, and no one was at the residence.

A caller Saturday evening in the 1100 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported needing a civil standby for her son, who was trying to get his belongings. An officer responded and stood by.

A caller Saturday night in the 1500 block of Highway 1 in Brighton reported needing civil standby. An officer responded and stood by.

 

DP & Q

A caller Friday night in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported that his neighbor was playing loud music in the car. An officer responded. Subjects turned off the music before the officer’s arrival. They were made aware of the complaint.

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of Jefferson Street in Kalona reported loud music coming from the residence. An officer was unable to locate music.

 

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Monday afternoon in the 600 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported two young children unattended in diapers and T-shirts in her backyard. An officer responded. The father had already retrieved them. Documentation only was made.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported that her 7-year-old daughter was out of control, and requested an officer. An officer spoke with the caller and her daughter. She was picked up by her father.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 3300 block of 262nd Street in Ainsworth reported a verbal argument. The parties were separated. The caller was going to be waiting in her maroon Yukon. Officers responded. The parties were separated. The incident was verbal only. Everyone was fine.

A caller Sunday morning in the 600 block of North Avenue D in Washington reported that his ex-wife was withholding his visitation rights due to his owing her child support, and requested to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with both parties, who were advised that they needed to contact an attorney.

A third-party caller reported a suicidal subject, with unknown details and with weapons at the residence, Sunday night in the 3100 block of 320th Street in Crawfordsville. Dispatch spoke to subjects at the residence, who advised that there were no suicidal subjects and that this was a family dispute. An ambulance and Crawfordsville QRS were disregarded. Three officers responded. Parties were separated and were advised to contact an attorney.

 

Fraud

A caller Saturday morning in the 1400 block of Fir Avenue in Wellman reported sending $3,000 to a subject, and then realized it was a scam. The subject was going to be calling back that afternoon for more money. Google cards were sent to be deposited into the account. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

 

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch received a 911 call from a child with no emergency, Sunday afternoon in the 1300 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington. The child stated that he was going to call again. An officer spoke with the parents of the children. The problem was resolved.

 

Illegal dumping

A caller Saturday morning in the 2700 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported a bag of trash on the roadway, and some of it was blowing into his pond. An officer responded. No identifiers were located in the trash. The bag was taped up and placed in the north ditch for County Roads to pick up.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Saturday morning in the 400 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington reported that previous tenants not allowed on the property were standing on the sidewalk threatening him and his neighbor. They left the property in a vehicle. An officer responded. Nothing illegal occurred. The caller planned to call back if the subjects returned.

 

Mental subject

A caller Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 1 in Brighton reported that a sewing machine was dumped on his property. He called back a second time on 911 to advise that someone put something in his soft drink. An officer responded. CIT was used and transported the subject to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

 

Motor vehicle theft

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 900 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported that a female subject had failed to return his vehicle since January, and he couldn’t find the subject or the vehicle. An officer sent an Attempt to Locate to Cedar Rapids Police Department, and they were unable to locate the vehicle or the subject. The vehicle was entered as stolen.

 

 

Suspicious activity

An officer reported being out with a vehicle at the storage units, Saturday morning in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington. Everything appeared to be OK. No one was around. Documentation was made.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with an open door, Saturday morning in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman. The officer was unable to make contact with the owner, but secured the vehicle.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 600 block of C Avenue in Kalona reported that a car slammed on its brakes in front of his residence, and the male occupant appeared to be assaulting the female. A license plate number was provided. The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Monday morning in the 100 block of E Avenue in Kalona. Everything was OK.

 

Vandalism

A caller Saturday morning in the 300 block of East Third Street in Washington reported that her black Chrysler 200 had been keyed. An officer responded. The caller advised him that this had occurred in Libertyville. She was given the number to Jefferson County.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2600 block of Larch Avenue in Washington reported his mailbox was hit sometime during the night. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

Welfare check

A caller Monday morning in the 300 block of North Grant Street in Crawfordsville requested a welfare check on her three children – one was 10 years old, and twins were 8 years old. They were believed to be home alone while their father was at work. An officer responded. The children were with their grandmother in Mount Pleasant.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 400 block of North Ella Street in Riverside requested a welfare check on a subject. Officers responded. The caller was requested to respond, as well. The subject was fine.

All other theft

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of East 15th Street in Washington reported fraudulent use of a credit card. A report will be filed.

A caller Monday morning in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $33.33. The vehicle had a Minnesota license plate and was a white sport car with black blocks of paint on the side. It was last seen traveling eastbound on West Madison Street. Officers responded and checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle. Documentation was made.

All other offenses

A caller Friday night in the 1400 block of East Second Street in Washington reported needing an officer to come and speak with her 16-year-old daughter, as the juvenile was not listening to her mother. Officers responded and spoke with the juvenile.

A caller Saturday morning reported that a Hispanic male and a female were in a verbal altercation. They were driving when it started and had then stopped at a residence. The female left and went to a nearby truck stop. Officers responded. Both parties advised that the situation was verbal only.

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