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Police log - Feb. 14, 2014

Feb 14, 2014

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 — 1

Male section — 13

Female section — 0

Work release — 1

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 2


Traffic accidents

A city vehicle was reportedly involved in an accident Thursday morning in the 700 block of C Avenue in Kalona. Under $1,500 damage was reported. No citation was issued. The incident was documented.

A vehicle reportedly spun around and went into a ditch Thursday morning in the 2200 block of 220th Street in Washington. The vehicle was towed.

A caller reported Thursday evening that someone backed into his vehicle in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington. Officers responded. Under $1,500 damage was reported. Information was exchanged.


Traffic stop serious

A vehicle stop was reported Thursday night in the 1600 block of Highway 22 in Wellman. Charges are pending for possession of a controlled substance.


Traffic other

A vehicle reportedly ran two stop signs Thursday afternoon in the 700 block of South Sixth Avenue in Washington. Officers located the vehicle unoccupied.

A truck/trailer reportedly lost at least one bale of hay Thursday afternoon at 130th Street and Highway 1 in Kalona. The caller thought part of the bale hit her car. State Roads was advised. Officers responded. Two bales were well off the roadway.


Fire calls

The smell of natural gas was reported Thursday evening in the 200 block of East First Street in Riverside. Riverside Fire and Alliant responded. The gas smell was due to a couple of LP tanks in the bulk storage items. The vales were closed and the business was reopened.


Drug/narcotics violation

A probation and parole officer reported Friday morning checking on a subject in the 800 block of South C Avenue in Washington and requested an officer to assist him with drug issues. The incident was documented.


All other thefts

A gas drive-off in the amount of $52.33 was reported Thursday morning in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman. The incident was documented.



A subject was reported at a residence in the 700 block of South Third Avenue in Washington bothering the resident inside. Officers were unable to locate.


Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported a verbal altercation between him and his wife Thursday afternoon. She wanted to leave the residence with the kids. The problem was resolved.


Animal complaints

A caller in the 400 block of Lincoln Street in Ainsworth reported Thursday evening that a black lab was in their yard with a muzzle on its face, duct tape around its neck and around the front paws. A couple of juveniles were walking around with a flashlight and the caller was unsure if they were looking for it. Officers responded and were unable to locate the owner. The animal shelter was contacted to pick up the dog. The owner approached them while they were loading the dog. They were advised that since law enforcement was involved they could not retrieve the dog until direction is given. Officers spoke with the owner. A written warning for dog at large was given.


Suspicious activity

A caller in the 1600 block of 130th Street in Wellman reported suspicious activity Thursday afternoon. Someone possibly tried to gain access to the walk-in door of the building. Officers responded. The building was secure.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported Thursday morning she had been living wither boyfriend and parents and they had kicked her out. She said they took her dog and would not return it. Officers spoke with the caller. It was a civil issue.


Welfare check

A caller in the 2800 block of 220th Street in Ainsworth requested a welfare check Thursday afternoon on a student who didn’t come to school. A truancy plan was on file. The subject was at a residence with another family member.


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