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Police log - Aug. 30, 2013

Aug 30, 2013

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.

Total — 17

Treatment — 0

Male section — 16

Female section — 0

Work release — 0

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 1



Justin Alan Evans, 32, of Washington, was arrested Thursday evening in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington for probation violation on an original charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.


Fire calls

A vegetation fire was reported Thursday morning at Black Diamond Road and Orval Yoder Turnpike in Kalona. Kalona Fire Department responded. The fire was extinguished.



An issue with a student was reported Thursday afternoon in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. An altercation had occurred between a student and a teacher. The mother of the student responded and removed the child from school. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 500 block of South Highway 1 in Washington reported Thursday morning that a check had arrived for a large amount and it appeared to have been altered. The incident is under investigation.


All other thefts

A high water bill was reported Thursday afternoon at a vacant house in the 400 block of Third Street in Wellman. Upon further investigation, the city discovered the neighbors had hooked hoses to the water supply at the vacant house. The neighbor agreed to pay the bill.



Vandalism was reported Thursday morning to the Central Park Bandshell at West Washington and North Marion Avenue in Washington. The incident was documented.



A possible trespass was reported Thursday morning in the 100 block of North Second Avenue in Washington. The incident was documented.

A deputy was requested Thursday morning in the 2700 block of Sockum Ridge Road in Washington in reference to someone entering the caller’s home unauthorized. Officers spoke with the caller. The report was in reference to an issue last year. The caller didn’t want anything done.

A caller in the 100 block of South B Avenue in Washington reported Friday morning the neighbors had been trespassing again. Officers responded.


Disabled vehicle

An officer reported checking Thursday morning on a disabled vehicle that had been tagged previously. The vehicle was still there and the registered owner couldn’t be contacted. The vehicle was towed.


Animal complaints

An incident was reported Friday morning at a farm in the 1100 block of 190th Street in Keota. Officers responded.


All other offenses

A caller reported Thursday morning losing her ID holder somewhere in the City of Washington. The incident was documented.


Suspicious activity

A caller in the 400 block of West Second Street in Washington reported hearing a noise in the basement Friday morning and requested an officer check it out. Officers were unable to locate anyone.


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