Washington Evening Journal
https://washington-ia.villagesoup.com/p/1675074

Fairfield Ledger   Mt. Pleasant News
Neighbors Growing Together | Aug 16, 2017

Police log - Aug. 1, 2017

Aug 01, 2017

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.

Jail count

Males – N/A

Females – N/A

Work release – N/A

Special needs – N/A

Contract inmates – N/A

Treatment – N/A

Holding – N/A

Other facility – N/A

Total – N/A

Arrests

Claudia Itzel Sanchez Rangel, 28, of Washington was arrested Saturday morning in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication, second offense.

Alex Donald Chmelik, 24, of Tama was arrested Saturday morning at Highway 22 and Red Oak Avenue in Riverside on a charge of OWI, first offense.

Brayden Michael Boock, 22, of Grinnell was arrested Saturday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a charge of third-degree criminal mischief.

Jacob Ray Guldenpfennig, 30, of Riverside was arrested Sunday morning in the 200 block of North Glasgow Street in Riverside on a Washington County warrant for domestic abuse assault, second offense.

Jeremy Ryan Mirkes, 20, of Marion was arrested Sunday afternoon in the 1400 block of East Second Street in Washington on charges of being armed with intent – a Class D felony — and first-degree harassment.

Zachary Todd McElroy, 22, of Cedar Rapids was arrested Sunday night in the city of West Chester on charges of aiding and abetting, carrying a weapon, possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, third offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia. McElroy was also wanted and being held for two Linn County warrants for failure to appear adjudication of guilt and sentencing on original charges of second-degree theft, operating a vehicle without owner’s consent and third-degree theft. Jeremy Ryan Mirkes, 20, of Marion was arrested at the same time and location on charges of carrying a weapon, felony eluding, driving while revoked, reckless driving, careless driving (110 mph in a 55 mph zone) and failure to maintain control.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday morning in the 2900 block of 170th Street in Riverside reported there was a vehicle in the ditch, and it looked as if it had been there the previous night because there was dew on the windows. The driver’s window was down. An officer responded. No one was around the vehicle. The vehicle was marked on the system and taped.

A caller Friday morning at Dogwood Avenue and Iowa Washington Road in Wellman reported a truck and trailer in the ditch, and a male subject with possible injury to an elbow. The male subject could not communicate, as he had a tracheotomy. An officer, an ambulance, Wellman Fire and Wellman QRS responded, along with Iowa County responders. The incident occurred in Iowa County. The Washington County officer and Wellman Fire assisted with traffic control. The vehicle was towed.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of E Avenue in Kalona reported a vehicle accident between a white Ford F250 and a white Hyundai with New Mexico plates. An officer responded. Information was exchanged. The accident happened on private property. One subject was given a verbal warning for expired plates.

JECC reported an accident with unknown injuries, Friday afternoon at Highway 1 and 500th Street S.W. in Kalona, and requested that Kalona respond. Kalona QRS and Fire were paged to assist with the accident in Johnson County. An ambulance was also requested and transported a patient to the University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

A caller Saturday afternoon at Highway 78 and Yew Avenue in Wayland reported a motorcycle accident 1 mile west of Coppock Bridge on Highway 78 in Jefferson County. The patient was conscious but had head and arm injuries. An officer, Brighton QRS and Fire Department, and Iowa State Patrol all responded and assisted Jefferson County. AirCare was requested by the officer, and Brighton Fire assisted with the landing zone.

A caller Saturday evening at Highway 1 and 300th Street in Washington reported a vehicle in the ditch on the west side of the road. There were no injuries. An officer responded. The vehicle hit a deer and went into the ditch. The officer assisted the driver and was able to get the vehicle out of the ditch, and it was drivable.

A caller Saturday night at West Van Buren Street and South Marion Avenue reported a hit-and-run accident at the intersection. There were no injuries. A white sedan vehicle was going northbound on Marion Avenue and went through the stop sign and struck the caller’s vehicle in the left rear behind the door. The white vehicle took off without stopping. The caller had no plates or other information available. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

Johnson County requested assistance for a rollover vehicle accident with unknown injuries, Saturday night at Gable Avenue and 540th S.W. in Kalona. Kalona QRS and Kalona Fire Department responded and assisted Johnson County.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Sixth Avenue in Wellman reported their 1997 Ford pickup had rolled down the driveway and run into the neighbor’s garage. An officer responded. Information was exchanged. There were no injuries and no driver, as the vehicle rolled without anyone in it. Damage amounted to more than $1,500.

A caller Sunday night in the 500 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported that a black four-door car with a younger female driver had struck a red truck parked in the lot, and left the scene. Her bumper was left behind in the parking lot. The juvenile female was cited with leaving the scene of an accident. Damage was less than $1,500.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Saturday morning in the 2600 block of 220th Street in Washington. A conservation officer also responded. A citation was issued to Spencer Martin Wieland, 19, of Riverside for possession of alcohol under the legal age.

Traffic other

A caller Saturday evening at East Adams Street and South Seventh Avenue in Washington reported a male juvenile riding a four-wheeler in the road on East Adams between South Seventh and South Eighth avenues. An officer responded and checked the area, but was unable to locate the juvenile.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in reference to a driving complaint of a semi with an open top box trailer carrying salvage cars that were not secure, Monday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside. The officer spoke to the driver, who stated he had the load secured, and everything seemed to be staying in the trailer.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an occupied, disabled vehicle Friday evening in the 1400 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside. The subjects were fine, and help was coming to assist with the vehicle.

A caller Saturday morning at 220th Street and Waters Way in Washington reported a red and black two-tone truck along the side of the road, with no one around. An officer responded but was unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle along the roadway, Saturday night at Highway 22 and Red Oak Avenue in Riverside. The vehicle was on the south shoulder, off the roadway, and no one was around.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Saturday night in the 1300 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman. The officer advised that everything was fine, and the occupants would be on their way.

Fire calls

Dispatch reported a commercial fire alarm, a panel smoke detector alarm, Saturday morning in the 200 block of Vine Street in Riverside. Riverside Fire, Riverside QRS, an ambulance and an officer responded. Riverside Fire disregarded all other responding units. Everything was fine.

A caller Saturday night in the 400 block of East Polk Street reported a fire alarm going off in the building. Officers and Washington Fire Department responded. The issue was fixed.

Animal complaint

A caller Saturday morning in the 900 block of South 10th Avenue in Washington reported a neighbor’s dog had been barking all morning since he put it outside. An officer was advised.

A loose German shepherd female, looking as if she had just had puppies, was reported Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of South Avenue B in Washington. An officer responded, and the subjects at the residence had already caught the dog.

An officer reported being out with a dog in the bushes that appeared to be tangled up, Sunday morning in the 1000 block of East Third Street in Washington. The owner came out and took care of the problem. The owner was also made aware that the dog did not have any water.

A caller Sunday morning in the 400 block of East Main Street in Washington reported two loose dogs ran from a nearby house and one went after her little dog on her patio. An officer responded. The owner of the loose dogs was given a warning for allowing dogs to run at large, and was advised that a second incident would result in a citation.

A caller Sunday night in the 2600 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Washington reported there were cattle on the railroad tracks in the area of Grace Hill. Officers responded and the railroad was notified. The cattle were located and removed from the tracks.

Assault

A caller Saturday afternoon at Highway 92 and Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a silver Dodge Caravan all over the roadway, across the center line several times, westbound on Highway 92. Dispatch received two additional calls that this was a possible rolling domestic situation. An officer was advised for documentation purposes, and Keokuk County was advised of this information.

A caller Sunday morning in the 500 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported her husband spat in her face and was yelling at her and shoving her around. There was a 1-year-old present. An officer responded. Grandparents arrived to take the child. The male subject was going to leave the residence for a while.

DP & Q

A caller Friday night in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported his neighbors were being loud. Officers responded and were unable to locate the subjects.

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth reported there were two males outside being loud and possibly intoxicated. An officer responded and checked the area and was unable to locate anyone being loud.

A caller Sunday morning at North Second Avenue and East Ninth Street in Washington reported there were subjects with flashlights inside the nearby dugout, and they were making a lot of noise. Officers responded. Charges are pending per DCI lab results on a juvenile subject for possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A caller Sunday night in the 700 block of South Avenue C in Washington reported occupants in a white Ford Explorer were playing loud music, and then they threw fireworks into the caller’s yard while they were driving past. They continued south on Avenue C, then turned east on West Van Buren Street. An officer responded and checked the area. They spoke to a subject in the 900 block of East Second Street, who stated he had not been involved. The officers were unable to locate the suspects.

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Brighton reported she caught her daughter involved in some suspicious activity. The juvenile female left on foot. An officer responded. The information was documented for the time.

A caller Saturday night in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported needing assistance at the parking lot. Officers responded. Charges are pending on a Cedar Rapids subject for possession of controlled substance – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. A report will be filed.

Family offense non-violent

An officer Sunday morning in the 600 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported being out with a family disturbance. The mother then had the juvenile in the vehicle and the problem was resolved.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 700 block of 11th Street in Wellman reported a verbal domestic situation with her husband, who was trying to take her daughter. His mother and his sister were also present. Officers responded. Adults present advised that they would be able to get along.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported her son was at the apartment and she was wanting him to leave. An officer responded and spoke with both subjects. The caller’s son got his belongings and left the residence.

A caller Sunday night in the 800 block of South Avenue D in Washington reported her daughter was at the residence and she wanted her to leave. Officers responded. The daughter was going to leave for the night but return the next night for a civil standby so she could retrieve her belongings.

Fraud

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of North Taylor Street in Brighton reported a credit card was activated under her name, by someone else. An officer spoke to the reporting party.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday night in the 100 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that a male subject in a blue Suburban van was exposing himself. The incident is under investigation.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2600 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a subject made contact with her the previous day at about 3:30 p.m. while she was out mowing. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Saturday night in the 800 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported sexual harassment via Facebook Messenger. An officer responded and spoke to the caller. The incident is under investigation.

A caller Sunday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported her mother was getting harassed by the neighbor. An officer spoke to the parties involved. The report was unfounded.

Liquor law violations

An officer reported being out with subjects at the beach, Friday night in the 100 block of Lake Darling Road in Brighton. An additional officer also responded. Three juveniles were charged with possession of alcohol under the legal age. Aiyana Lasue Christofferson, 18, of Winfield was cited into court for possession of alcohol under the legal age. Serie Ainsley Welcher, 19, of Mount Pleasant was cited into court at the same time and location for possession of alcohol under the legal age.

Suspicious activity

A caller Friday afternoon in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported finding a strange substance. An officer responded and disposed of the substance.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Monday morning in the 3000 block of 220th Street in Ainsworth. Charges are pending on an Ainsworth resident pending lab results.

Trespass

A caller Friday evening in the 2000 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth reported a male subject was at the residence, and she wanted him to leave. He left in a white Taurus before the deputy arrived on the scene. The deputy responded and spoke with the subject over the phone, and advised that if he went back to the residence he would be charged with trespass.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2000 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth reported his daughter’s “ex” was at their house last night and causing problems. He had come there several times, unannounced. The caller did not want him on the property. An officer responded and spoke with the reporting party. Documentation was made for the time being.

Vandalism

A caller Saturday morning in the 1000 block of West Monroe Street in Washington reported two vehicles and a basketball hoop were egged sometime after 11 p.m., Friday. An officer responded. The incident was documented.

A caller Saturday morning in the 1200 block of East Second Street in Washington reported that two of her vehicles were egged the previous night. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

Welfare check

A caller Friday evening in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported the alarm clock had been going off nonstop in the apartment directly above the caller’s apartment. The subject was not at home at the time but was reportedly at another residence.

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of East Seventh Street in Washington requested a welfare check. An officer responded and spoke with the mother of the subject, who stated he was fine.

A home care nurse reported her patient was very intoxicated, Saturday morning in the 3000 block of Highway 22 in Riverside, and requested a welfare check. An officer responded and requested an ambulance for transport to the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Iowa City. An ambulance responded and transported the male subject to the VA Hospital in Iowa City.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1100 block of Underwood Avenue in Riverside requested a welfare check on the neighbor. The caller had not seen him for at least two months. An officer responded and was unable to make contact with anyone at the residence. The officer was going to try to make contact with the subject’s son.

All other theft

A caller Saturday morning in the 1000 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported a stolen bicycle, an older blue Magna bike, replaced with a new Mongoose that was black with pegs. An officer responded and took the Mongoose bike to the bike shed. Documentation was made.

All other offenses

A yellow crop duster with white top tail was reported flying within 50 to 75 feet of people working on top of a white ammonia tank, Friday afternoon in the 2100 block of Fir Avenue in West Chester. An officer responded and made contact with the pilot.

An officer reported he was flagged down by Highway Service, Saturday night in the 500 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington, and was advised of four youngsters who were behind the building. When they saw the caller, they took off running and left their bicycles behind. An officer located the bikes, a yellow and black and silver XR75 Mongoose, a silver and black and green Huffy Cranbrook, a purple BMX bike with no seat and pegs on the back, and a red and black Next BMX bike. The officer located the juveniles at a nearby residence, spoke with the juveniles and gave them back their bicycles.

A caller Saturday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported two people in a verbal argument. The male subject walked away. Officers responded and spoke to all parties involved. The male subject advised that for future problems he would call in and let law enforcement know about it.

A caller Sunday night in the 400 block of East Main Street in Washington reported screaming and yelling coming from a residence. Officers responded. The incident was verbal between a father a

Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.