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Police log - Feb. 28, 2018

Feb 28, 2018

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 – N/A

Females – N/A

Work release – N/A

Special needs – N/A

Contract inmates – N/A

Treatment – N/A

Holding – N/A

Other facility – N/A

Total – N/A

 

Arrests

Matthew Anthony Meserole, 23, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance -- marijuana, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Dustin Jay Hulme, 23, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Alexandria Marie Sinn, 21, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington on a charge of fifth-degree theft. Further charges are pending DCI lab results.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Monday night in the 1700 block of Highway 92 in West Chester reported a car-vs.-deer accident. The caller had an injury from the seat belt. The car was smoking from the radiator. Officers, an ambulance, and West Chester QRS responded. There was no ambulance transport. Washington Fire was en route and was disregarded. The vehicle was towed. An officer gave the driver a state accident report to fill out.

A caller Monday night at Highway 22 and Juniper Avenue in Kalona reported that she hit a deer, with her silver Honda Accord. There were no injuries to the vehicle operator, but the vehicle was not drivable. An officer and a towing company responded. The officer provided the operator with a ride to her residence, and the towing company removed the vehicle.

 

Traffic other

A caller Monday afternoon at 297th Street and Sequoia Avenue in Crawfordsville reported a vehicle that had gotten stuck on a dirt road at 297th Street and Tulip Avenue. An officer responded. A Williamsburg resident was issued a notice for trespass on a Level-B road. A wrecker service was able to remove the vehicle without traveling onto the dirt road. The incident was documented.

 

Disabled vehicle

A caller Monday night in the 1900 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a car that had been broken-down for 24 hours. The caller spoke to a towing service about having it towed and was advised to call law enforcement first. An officer responded. The vehicle was on private property. The officer made contact with the registered owner, who planned to have the vehicle moved at about 10 a.m. on Tuesday. The property owner was fine with this.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Sunday night in the 700 block of East Main Street in Washington reported her sister had a bat in her residence. An officer responded and assisted.

A caller Sunday night at Ginkgo Avenue and 105th Street in Wellman reported a deer on the side of the roadway and requested a salvage tag. An officer responded and issued a salvage tag to a Wellman resident.

A chocolate Lab was reported loose, Monday evening in the 1000 block of North Second Avenue in Washington. An officer responded and was unable to locate any dogs running loose.

A caller Monday night in the 700 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported her daughter was walking home when a dog that was on a leash bit her purse. The caller requested to speak with an officer. An officer responded and issued a citation to Edward Allen Calhoun, 48, of Washington, for the offense of allowing an animal to do damage.

 

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

A caller Monday morning at South Avenue F and West Jefferson Street in Washington reported being out with two female juveniles after curfew. An officer gave both subjects a ride to a residence and released them to their grandmother. Two female juveniles were given verbal warnings for curfew violation.

 

DP & Q

A caller Monday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a vehicle in the parking lot was playing loud music. Before the officer arrived, the business representative phoned back and said the subjects shut off the music and returned to the business.

 

Fraud

A caller Monday morning in the 1100 block of Oriole Drive in Kalona reported a fraud of $2,600. An officer spoke with the subject. It was a civil situation at that time. The information was documented.

Subjects reported computer fraud, Monday afternoon in the 1500 block of 250th Street in Washington. The information was documented. They were not out any money at this time and were given suggestions on how to make their information secure.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2500 block of Sockum Ridge Road reported identity theft. An officer spoke to the caller and gave her the Call For Service number. The information was documented.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Monday morning in the 1200 block of Gum Avenue in Wellman reported that a parent had stopped the bus and verbally harassed the bus driver with inappropriate language in front of children. He also verbally harassed other employees. An officer responded to the residence of the subject harassing the bus barn employees and advised that if anything further happened, it would result in charges.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Monday night at 150th Street and Highway 218 in Riverside reported a green van parked along the roadway and another vehicle pulled up alongside it. It appeared suspicious. An officer responded and located the disabled vehicle with a flat tire, but no one else was in the area. It was added to the system.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported a flashing light in the park by the log cabin. An officer responded and checked the log cabin, and was able to shut off the light and the alarm.

 

Trespass

A caller Tuesday morning in the 300 block of East Second Street in Washington reported a male subject was knocking on her door and would not leave. An officer responded. The subject left prior to the officer’s arrival.

 

Welfare check

A caller Sunday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington requested a welfare check on two children in an apartment, who were possibly being hit by an adult. An officer responded. There was no sign of any physical assault or that the children were not being cared for.

A caller Sunday night in the 700 block of East Main Street in Washington reported alcohol abuse and requested an officer’s assistance. Officers responded. The caller just wanted someone to talk to. Everything was fine at the residence. An officer offered to take him to the emergency room to be evaluated, and he declined.

 

All other theft

A caller Sunday night in the 100 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported that a subject used her food stamp card. An officer phoned the caller back, and her phone went straight to voice mail. The incident is under investigation.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $19.33 by a red truck that left eastbound from the store. A possible license plate number was provided. An officer was advised. Dispatch made contact with the subject, and he was going to return and pay.

 

All other offenses

A caller Sunday night in the 300 block of Highway 1 and 92 in Washington reported that his wife was out of control and was trying to break the office window with a rock. Officers responded. The situation was verbal only. Parties had separated for the night.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1400 block of West Fifth Street in Washington reported a subject who was not listening to staff and was throwing things around. An officer responded. The subject calmed down and was going to follow through properly with directions from the staff.

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