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Police log - Aug. 23, 2018

Aug 23, 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 – 10

Females – 3

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 28

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 43

Arrests

Shawn Everett Norris, 32, of Keota, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of South Stone in Sigourney on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance first offense – methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bruce Dudney Brown, 56, of Washington, was arrested Tuesday night in the 300 block of North Avenue B in Washington on a Washington County warrant for fifth-degree theft.

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Wellman reported a black Lab with a red collar running loose. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the dog.

A caller Tuesday night in the 400 block of South Third Avenue in Washington reported a bat in her residence. City units responded and were unable to locate the bat.

Assault

A caller Tuesday night in the 300 block of Third Street in Kalona reported that three black males showed up at the residence and confronted the male who lived there. They were then outside, with unknown weapons, and unknown clothing or vehicle descriptions. Officers responded. Charges are pending for assault, violation of a no-contact order, criminal mischief and criminal trespass. A report will be filed.

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

A caller early Wednesday morning in the 800 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported that her juvenile son did not return home after work at 5 p.m. She had attempted to locate him with several friends and had been unsuccessful. An officer responded and had the mother fill out a Guarantee of Transport. An officer located the juvenile and returned him home. The juvenile was issued a citation for curfew.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported an unruly customer at the front of the store. They had had another incident with this subject last Friday. The male subject was wearing a plaid short-sleeved button-up shirt, gray jeans and a gray baseball cap. Officers responded. A citation was issued to Michael Jennings, 76, of Washington, for criminal trespass. The subject was advised not to return to the store, and he indicated that he understood.

DP & Q

Officers reported being out at a residence about a noise complaint. They spoke with three juveniles, who advised that they would shut it down for the night.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Tuesday night in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Wellman requested assistance with her 14-year-old daughter, who would not get into her vehicle. An officer responded and assisted the mother.

A caller Tuesday night in the 500 block of South Third Avenue in Washington reported a male and a female out in the front yard in a verbal argument. An officer responded. The parties were going to separate for the night. No further problems were anticipated.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of West Adams Street in Washington reported that her 12-year-old granddaughter ran off about 30 minutes earlier, after having an argument. DHS had already been contacted. The juvenile had last been seen wearing gray sweatpants with white writing on one leg, a gray shirt and a gray nylon backpack. She had curly hair in a ponytail, and wore glasses. An officer responded and spoke with the grandmother, who was only requesting an attempt-to-locate (no entry) at that time. About four hours later, the grandmother called, advising that the mother had the juvenile.

Sex offender

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2700 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a sex offender registry address in Washington County. The subject was a resident of Riverside.

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday morning in the 400 block of West Van Buren Street in Washington reported that for the past three weeks a red jeep had been parking at the end of her driveway and sitting there, occupied by an older male. An officer responded and spoke with the driver, who worked at a facility where he was not allowed to smoke. He parked there temporarily to smoke.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of East Second Street in Washington reported just pulling up to his residence and locating five bullets lying on the ground, and requested an officer to respond. An officer responded. The items appeared to be debris that was dumped or fell out. The items were disposed of.

A caller Tuesday night in the 800 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported locating a box of ammunition and a headlamp in his recycling bin. An officer responded and picked up the items.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with no license plates, Tuesday night in the 1900 block of Keokuk Washington Road in Keota. Everything was fine. The vehicle was on the property of a junkyard.

A caller early Wednesday morning in the 300 block of North Avenue B in Washington reported hearing a noise outside of her residence. An officer responded and checked the area and was unable to locate anyone in the area.

Trespass

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported that a female was trespassing in a nearby trailer. The residents were not home. The resident of the trailer also called, advising having received information from a neighbor that she was trespassing inside the residence. An officer was unable to locate the female.

Welfare check

An officer reported being out at a residence in reference to a welfare check, Tuesday afternoon in the 1100 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington. The officer made contact with the subject, who appeared fine.

All other theft

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of First Street in Kalona reported a gas drive-off of $30.44 at about 6:30 a.m. A male driver in an older sporty car left, heading toward Iowa City. The caller advised that this was the second time involving that vehicle. An officer responded to the registered owner’s residence. There was no answer. The officer left a card and planned to check back periodically. The male subject then called in to the Center, advising that he did not get gas and he would make contact with the business.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of 150th Street in Washington reported the theft of aluminum siding from the property. The theft happened sometime between Saturday and Tuesday. The caller knew of no suspects. Documentation was made.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1900 block of East Washington Street in Washington advised an officer of a bad check written on a closed account. The amount was $414.61, and was for a power washer. The incident is under investigation.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported the theft of a makeup bag from an unlocked vehicle. The information was documented.

Items reported missing over the weekend were located Tuesday in the 1300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington. The items were seized, and the owner was issued a property receipt for them. A juvenile subject will be charged with fifth-degree theft.

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