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Police log - Aug. 12, 2014

Aug 12, 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.


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Kara Ann Beenblossom, 28, of Washington, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 400 block of A Avenue in Kalona on a warrant for failure to appear for a review hearing on OWI.


Charges filed

Jasmine Rose Meth, 18, of Washington, was cited for disorderly conduct for an incident that occurred Aug. 5. Seth Michael Copeland, 22, of Burlington, was also charged with disorderly conduct.


Traffic stop serious

Sara Nicole Williams, 25, of Washington, was cited Tuesday morning at 220th Street and redwood Avenue in Washington with driving under suspension and speeding.


Traffic other

Brighton Fire Department was requested Monday morning to assist with water to spray off the roadway at Highway 1 and 300th Street in Washington. Brighton Fire Department responded.


Fire calls

Someone was reported burning in a burn barrel Monday night in the 500 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.



A shop in the 2200 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth was reportedly broken into Monday morning and several things were missing. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.


All other thefts

An iron table and two chairs were reported missing Monday afternoon in the 200 block of Fourth Street in Kalona.

A gas drive-off in the amount of $6.77 was reported Monday afternoon in the 300 block of East Washington Street in Washington. The incident was documented.


Disorderly conduct

A caller presorted Monday afternoon her 9-year-old son threw a rock through her van window. Officers responded. The child was counseled.



A caller in the 700 block of East 15th Street in Washington reported Monday morning that someone was knocking on the windows of her house. Officers responded and located a subject on the porch. A verbal warning was given that the subject is not to return to the house unless setting up a civil stand-by through the police.

Trespassers were reported on a property in the 1500 block of 180th Street in Wellman Tuesday morning and some corn was damaged. Officers responded. The subjects were there to see the caller’s daughter. Minimal damage. The incident was documented.


Animal complaints

A pitbull was reported running loose Monday afternoon in the 100 block of East Columbus Street in Crawfordsville and it came onto the caller’s property and killed her kitten. Officers responded. The owners were not home and had numerous dogs running around. Officers will check back.

A small brown dog was reported chained to a portable dog carrier at East Second and North 10th Avenue in Washington Monday night. No one was home. A neighbor advised the dog is tied out front because kids let the dog out of the fenced in area. The dog had food and water. The neighbor was advised to pass along to the owner the five-hour tether limit.

Two bats were reported in a house in the 700 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers responded.


Family offense non violent

A caller in the 1000 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported Monday morning that her 12-year-old son would not leave his grandmother’s residence. Officers responded. The child stayed with the grandmother. Problem resolved.


Runaway/missing person

A caller in the 900 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported Monday afternoon that her 7-year-old son was missing. The child was located.


Suspicious activity

A caller in the 2900 block of Havre Lane in Washington reported Monday morning that she believed someone was in her house. Officers responded. Unfounded. People were there for a home inspection.

A caller in the 500 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported Monday morning that her stepdaughter threatened to kill her and took all of the doorknobs off the doors. Officers spoke with all parties. The stepdaughter returned all the locks and she couldn’t be locked out of the residence. She is on a lease.

Someone was reported shooting off fireworks Monday evening in the 600 block of East Second Street in Washington. Officers spoke with a subject.

Several juveniles were reported doing drugs at East Washington Street and North Van Buren Avenue in Brighton Monday evening. Officers responded. No drugs were located. Donald Eugene Williams, 15, of Brighton, was cited for possession of tobacco under legal age.

A caller in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported Monday evening that subjects were trying to get him to fight. Officers responded. The caller was confused about the rules of a basketball game and left.


Welfare check

A welfare check was requested on a subject in the 1200 block of Seventh Avenue in Wellman who had not picked up his mail in over a week. The subject was dead on arrival. A medical examiner and funeral home responded.


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