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Police log - Dec. 27

Dec 27, 2012

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 — 12

Treatment — 0

Male section — 9

Female section — 2

Work release — 1

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 0


Charges filed

Charges were filed Wednesday afternoon in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington on Bernardo Sanchez, 16, of Washington, for simple assault.

Joseph Tyler Kohl, 20, of Iowa City, was charged with possession of alcohol under the legal age Thursday morning in the 90 block of North Washington Street in Riverside. Tallen Mikel Wilmoth, 21, of Iowa City, was charged at the same time and location with providing alcohol to a minor.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle reportedly rear-ended/side-swiped another vehicle Wednesday morning in the 2200 block of Highway 1 in Washington. Christopher Bryant Williams was cited for failure to stop at a safe and assured distance.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday afternoon at Highway 1 north of 315th Street in Brighton. Officers responded. A deer tag was issued.


Disabled vehicles

Two vehicles were reported Wednesday morning in the 60 block of North Greene Street in Riverside that needed to be moved. Officers responded. The vehicles were tagged.

A vehicle was reported propped up in a yard in the 400 block of East Harrison Street in Washington Wednesday afternoon. Officers responded. The owner was made aware of the complaint.


Fire calls

A water leak was reported in an apartment in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington Wednesday evening and it was causing a light fixture to smoke. Officers responded. Washington Fire Department was placed on stand-by.



Someone reportedly broke into an apartment Wednesday morning in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was documented.


Animal complaint

Someone reportedly shot a deer in the 1100 block of Underwood Avenue in Riverside Wednesday afternoon and wanted a deer tag. Officers responded.

A dog reportedly bit a subject Wednesday night in the 500 block of North Farmer Street in Brighton. Officers responded. The dog wasn’t current with its shots. The owner will take the dog to the vet.


Family offense non violent

A caller in the 200 block of South D Avenue in Washington reported Wednesday afternoon that she and her mother had been arguing and she wanted a deputy to speak with the two of them. Officers responded. The issue was resolved.


Welfare check

A caller reported Wednesday evening that she had been trying to contact her mother in the 1200 block of North Second Avenue in Washington all day and the phone had been busy. Officers responded. No problem.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 2100 block of Dogwood Avenue in Keota reported Wednesday morning that her son’s girlfriend’s mother and boyfriend were at her residence and she did not want them there. Officers responded. The issue was resolved.


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