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Police log - Aug. 3, 2017

Aug 03, 2017

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 – 18

Females – 1

Work release – 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 14

Treatment – 1

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 35

Arrests

Dennis Lee Santee, 63, of Tiffin was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue in Iowa City on a DCI warrant issued out of Washington County for failure to appear for sentencing on original charge of gambling – false claim of winnings.

Jeremy Ryan Mirkes, 20, of Marion was arrested Tuesday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on two warrants for revocation of probation on original charges of attempt to elude, and carrying weapons.

Traffic accident

A car vs. semi traffic accident was reported Tuesday night in the 3200 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth. The car was on fire with a possible trap. Officers, an ambulance, Ainsworth QRS and Fire, Washington County Rescue, IHP, Louisa County, a towing service and a funeral home responded. One person was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Iowa State Patrol handled the accident.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported that he and another officer were at a residence in reference to a non-valid driver, Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of North Harrison Street in Brighton. A citation was issued for no driver’s license, and further charges are pending per DCI lab results on George Randall Carey, 42, of Brighton.

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that a vehicle had been parked near a playground area for four days. An officer responded and chalked the tires.

A caller Tuesday night in the 800 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported a flatbed trailer that just appeared outside of his residence. An officer responded and made contact with the trailer owner, who was doing work at a nearby residence. The caller was advised and was fine with that.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an unoccupied vehicle parked suspiciously, Tuesday night in the 400 block of East Polk Street in Washington. The officer spoke to subjects, who were visiting from England and did not know how to park. The officer also noticed a 4-year-old in the pool with a life vest on but no adults supervising the child. This was also addressed.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle that was unoccupied and off the traveled portion of the roadway, Wednesday morning at Highway 22 and Redwood Avenue in Riverside.

Fire calls

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1200 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported the fire alarms were going off inside the building. Washington Fire Department and officers responded. Dispatch made contact with the staff, who advised this was a cooking incident and there was no fire. Washington Fire was disregarded.

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of East 11th Street in Washington reported he had a bat in his residence, and requested an officer. An officer responded to assist.

Bad checks

A caller Tuesday morning in the 200 block of West Main Street in Brighton reported receiving a bad check from a subject in the amount of $1,075.18. Notices had been sent, with no response. The subject was given 30 days to pay or charges would be filed.

Burglary

A caller Tuesday night in the 300 block of Milwaukee Avenue in Ainsworth reported his Jitterbug cellphone was stolen from his residence. An officer responded. There were no suspects. Documentation was made.

A caller Tuesday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported items taken from the residence. An officer responded. The incident was documented.

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being out with two juvenile males after curfew, Wednesday morning in the 100 block of East Washington Street in Brighton. The officer gave written warnings for curfew to both juvenile males.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday night in the 500 block of East Madison Street in Brighton reported a female subject came to his residence, yelling about an incident involving her juvenile daughter. He did not know who they were. An officer spoke with the caller. An officer was in the area and spoke to all parties involved. They were advised to have no further contact and to stay separated.

Runaways/missing person

Dispatch received a report Tuesday night in the 2700 block of Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth that the caller’s 16-year-old son had sneaked out through his bedroom window and had been gone for more than an hour. He was last seen wearing jeans, a black sweatshirt with Nike emblem on the front, glasses, and red Air Jordan shoes. An officer responded. The juvenile was entered as missing.

Sexual child abuse

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported possible sexual abuse. The incident is under investigation. A report will be filed.

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1100 block of South Avenue E in Washington reported a male subject who had been sitting in his truck for a couple of hours. An officer responded and was unable to locate the vehicle. The officer did speak with the workers at the cemetery, who were requesting extra patrol due to finding several beer cans from the past three nights.

Trespass

A caller Tuesday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported a subject had been driving his motorcycle through her yard and it was also very loud. An officer spoke with the subject. The problem should be resolved.

Vandalism

A caller Wednesday morning in the 100 block of South Farmer Street in Brighton reported someone wrote on her silver 2008 Saturn Aura with a marker. An officer responded. There was no damage to the vehicle because the marker wiped off. Documentation was made for the time being.

Welfare check

A caller Wednesday morning in the 200 block of First Street in Kalona reported a subject was upset, and the caller would like a deputy to check on them. An officer responded. The subject was doing better upon the officer’s arrival, and everything was fine.

All other theft

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of East Harrison Street in Washington reported two packages had been stolen from her residence. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made.

A caller Tuesday night in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported his stepson’s black BMX bicycle was stolen from the pool. It had a red and orange sticker as well as black pegs on front and back. An officer responded. The information was documented.

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of North Taylor Street in Brighton reported a subject selling street signs on social media for $35 each. An officer spoke with the caller. It is not illegal to possess or sell street signs if legally obtained. The officer spoke with the female subject, who had proper paperwork for the signs, as they were purchased at an auction. Documentation was made.

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