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Police log - Dec. 22, 2017

Dec 22, 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 – 13

Females – 1

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 14

Treatment – 0

Holding – 2

Other facility – 1

Total – 32

Arrests

Brian Keith Riggan, 50, of Kalona, was arrested Wednesday morning at South First Street and South G Avenue in Kalona on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear on contempt of court failure to pay child support.

Keith Allen Moen, 34, of Hills, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for second-degree theft.

Alisa Michelle Mitchell, 44, of Columbus Junction, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the 200 block of Main Street in Columbus Junction on a Washington County warrant for fifth-degree theft.

Margi Ianthe Davies-Fedorchak, 62, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday night in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington on a charge of OWI, first offense.

Haleigh Denise Oxley, 19, of Delta, was arrested Wednesday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard on three warrants for violation of probation: one for possession of controlled substance—marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia; one for OWI; and one for possession of meth and prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Traffic accident

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1300 block of Highway 78 in Brighton reported that a deer ran into the passenger side of his 2014 Hyundai Elantra. The doors and the mirror were damaged. The vehicle was drivable. The caller was advised to pick up a state accident report if damages were over $1,500. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1200 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident, and was unsure about whether the roadway was blocked. Officers responded. Damage amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. A juvenile driver was cited for failure to stop at an assured clear distance.

A caller was requesting assistance in Johnson County for a traffic accident, Wednesday evening at Derby Avenue and Johnson Washington road in Kalona. Injuries were unknown. Kalona Fire and Kalona QRS responded and assisted Johnson County.

A caller Wednesday night in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a traffic accident with no injuries. The vehicles had pulled into the parking lot. Damages were over $1,500. A state report will be filed. Meryl Fields, of Washington, was cited for failure to yield upon a left turn. One vehicle was towed at the request of the registered owner.

A caller Wednesday night at Highway 218 and 335th Street in Crawfordsville reported a car-vs.-deer accident. The vehicle, a Ford Escape, was drivable. An officer was advised. Documentation was made for insurance purposes.

Fire calls

A caller Wednesday afternoon at 140th Street and Birch Avenue in Wellman reported a grass fire west of Nira. They would have to drive through Nira and through a field to get to it. Wellman Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

Animal complaint

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that she was at the dog park in Sunset Park, and a female subject was there with a larger dog. The larger dog bit the caller’s dog and the back of her daughter’s coat. The caller requested to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with the caller and was unable to locate the female with the larger dog. There were no injuries to the caller’s child or dog. The incident was documented.

Assault

A caller Wednesday morning in the 700 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported that, when he was moving out of a residence at the end of October, he and his landlord got into a verbal argument. As the caller was leaving, the landlord shut the door on his back. An officer spoke with the male subject, who advised that he would like documentation of the incident.

A caller Wednesday night in the 1400 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported a subject was out of control and assaulted a family member. Officers responded. Everything was fine at the residence. The report was unfounded.

Civil standby

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported there was a subject in his building who wouldn’t leave, and requested an officer. An officer responded and spoke with both parties. They were advised that if law enforcement got called back, they would need a court order to follow.

Drug/narcotics violation

An officer received information in reference to drug activity, Wednesday afternoon in the 400 block of South Harrison Street in Brighton. A report will be filed.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 500 block of C Avenue in Kalona requested an officer to speak with a female juvenile who did not want to go home with her mother. An officer responded and spoke with the juvenile. He transported her to the residence and released her to her mother.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington requested that an officer speak with a student who was upset because of another student, and he would not stop swearing. An officer responded and spoke with the student, who calmed down.

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 10 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported that one of the tenants was harassing him, and requested to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with the tenant, who was advised to stay away from the caller’s trailer. She was given the phone number for the trailer court management.

Suspicious activity

A caller Wednesday night in the 200 block of East Main Street in Brighton reported he was told the previous evening that subjects were in his driveway. At the time of the call, he saw them walking around near the area – a tall male and a shorter male, dressed in black. An officer located the subjects, and they were just walking around. There were no problems.

Vandalism

A caller Wednesday morning in the 400 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that a subject was pounding on the door and throwing things at it. An officer responded. The subject was asked not to return to the property. No damage occurred, and no charges were filed.

Welfare check

A caller Wednesday morning in the 700 block of East Seventh Street in Washington requested a welfare check on his wife. Officers responded. Contact was made. There was no problem.

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported a small child leaning out the window and throwing things out of it. An officer made contact with the parents, who were made aware of the concern.

All other theft

A caller Wednesday morning at Yucca Avenue and 175th Street in Ainsworth reported that a company had equipment from which fuel had been taken. An officer spoke with the caller, who said there were washed-out tire tracks but no other identifiers for the theft. The information was documented.

All other offenses

A caller Wednesday morning in the 300 block of A Place in Kalona reported a broken window in the residence. The caller was unable to make contact with the residents. An officer, Kalona QRS, and an ambulance responded. Two male subjects were in a physical altercation. They planned to settle the problem between themselves. The ambulance transported one male to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

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