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Police log - April 30, 2014

Apr 30, 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 — 26

Treatment — 1

Male section — 15

Female section — 5

Work release — 1

Holding — 2

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 1

Other facility — 1



Adam Richard Hotchkiss, 31, of Wayland, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington for probation violation on possession of a controlled substance.

Tyler Lane Ousey, 19, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington for lascivious acts with a child.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle reportedly went into a ditch Tuesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth. Officers, Washington County Ambulance, Ainsworth QRS and Washington County Rescue responded. No injuries. The subject was able to drive out of the ditch.


Disabled vehicles

Several vehicles were reported parked in the no parking area at South 12th Avenue and East Van Buren Street in Washington. Officers responded. The vehicles had been removed and the subjects were given a verbal warning. The caller was advised.


Traffic other

A vehicle was reported stuck Tuesday morning at 230th Street and Riverside Road in Washington. A verbal warning was given. The owner was advised to contact a tow service to remove the vehicle.

A vehicle stop was reported Tuesday evening at b Avenue and Fourth Street in Kalona. The driver was counseled on her driving.


Fire calls

A building was reported on fire Tuesday night at Birch Avenue and Highway 78 in Richland. Keokuk County advised it was a controlled burn.



A caller in the 700 block of 11th Street in Wellman reported Wednesday morning that her boyfriend assaulted her. Officers responded. The male subject was gone on arrival. A report will be filed.


Stolen property

An officer reported Tuesday afternoon being in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington checking on a stolen vehicle. A report came into the police department from the property owner’s son. Officers advised the vehicle had been towed. Nothing appeared to be missing. The vehicle was cleared from the system.


Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington reported Tuesday afternoon that her granddaughter was out of control and had left the residence. Officers located the subject outside the apartment complex. The subject calmed down and the caller was given her options. The caller later reported the juvenile had walked away from the apartment. Officers located the juvenile and returned her to the residence. Child welfare services was contacted.


Illegal dumping

A deputy was requested Tuesday afternoon at Nutmeg Avenue and poplar Drive in Kalona in reference to trash that had been illegally dumped, including a microwave and TV. Officers responded. There were no identifiers in the trash.


All other offenses

A caller in the 300 block of Fifth Avenue in Wellman reported Wednesday morning that there were male subjects at her door. Officers responded and checked the area.

A caller in the 900 block of East Adams Street in Washington reported Wednesday morning an unstable woman had entered the apartment and was trying to harm a male subject. Officers responded. Unfounded.


Suspicious activity

A subject was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of Highway 1 in Washington urinating in public. Officers responded. The subject was gone on arrival.


Runaway/missing person

A caller in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington reported Tuesday afternoon her granddaughter had walked away from the residence. The juvenile later returned home.

A caller in the 800 block of South D Avenue in Washington reported Tuesday evening her daughter had walked away from the residence and was refusing to come home. Officers responded.


Welfare check

A caller in the 300 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported Tuesday afternoon that a subject who was confused was in the store. Officers responded and gave the subject a ride home.

A caller in the 200 block of Buckeye Lane in Riverside reported Wednesday morning receiving a message from his son stating he needed help. Officers responded. Everything was fine at the residence.


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