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Police log - April 3

Apr 03, 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 — 24

Female section — 0

Work release — 0

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 4



Deborah Ann Peneueta, 48, of Ottumwa, was arrested Tuesday morning on Highway 218 in Riverside for driving under suspension.

Brianna Jane Brown, 18, of Washington, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of Westview Drive in Washington for possession of a controlled substance.

David Charles Roseman Jr., 42, of Brighton, was arrested Tuesday evening in the 200 block of South Ban Buren Street in Brighton on a Jefferson County warrant for fifth-degree theft.

Dennis Ray Donaldson, 47, of Wayland, was arrested April 1 in the 800 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington for operating while intoxicated.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Tuesday morning in the 1300 block of Highway 78 in Brighton. The incident was documented.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Tuesday morning at East Fifth and North Iowa Avenue in Washington. Christopher Vento was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.


Disabled vehicles

A vehicle was reported parked in the 400 block of East Seventh Street in Washington Tuesday afternoon and it had been there since March 28. Officers chalked the tires.


Traffic other

A caller reported Tuesday afternoon almost hitting a car trailer parked on the wrong side of the roadway in the 200 block of North Harrison Street in Brighton. Officers responded. The trailer was parked legally.


Fire calls

A field fire was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 2000 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth. Ainsworth Fire Department responded and requested mutual aid from Riverside Fire Department. The fire was extinguished.


Sexual assault

A caller in the City of Washington requested to speak with a client Tuesday morning regarding a client who was having inappropriate contact with a housemate. The incident is under investigation.


Drug/narcotics violations

A caller in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona reported Tuesday morning finding a suspicious item on her ex-boyfriend’s counter. Officers responded. Unfounded.



A possible vandalism was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of 13th Street in Wellman. The glass of a window was shattered and a rock was lying beside it. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona reported Tuesday evening that two subjects were outside her residence harassing her and making her feel uncomfortable. Officers responded.

A caller in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona reported Tuesday night that his former mother-in-law was intoxicated and harassing him. Officers located the vehicle. No one would come to the door. The incident was documented.


Animal complaints

A deceased dog was reported in the 500 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington. Officers responded and made contact with the previous owner of the residence.

A caller in the 3100 block of White Oak Court in Riverside reported Tuesday evening that her St. Bernard dog attacked her 12-year-old nephew. Officers were advised. A dog bite form will be given to the owner.



Subjects were reported setting off fireworks in the 100 block of East Washington Street in Brighton Tuesday evening. Officers responded. The firecrackers were confiscated.


All other offenses

Juveniles were reported throwing rocks at a building in the 600 block of East Third Street in Washington Tuesday evening. Officers located the subjects and sent them home with his business card for their parents to call.


Family offense non violent

A deputy was requested Tuesday morning in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Kalona for an upset parent. Officers responded. A DHS referral was made.

A caller reported Tuesday evening that his daughter who lived in the 200 block of South D Avenue in Washington with her mother was being disrespectful and disobedient to her mother. The daughter advised the police had informed her that her parents had no legal right to take away her cell phone privileges. Officers spoke with the mother and advised her that if she felt it were necessary she could take away the phone.


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