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Police log - Feb. 5, 2018

Feb 05, 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 prove 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


Jay Thomas Santana, 49, of Columbus City, was arrested Thursday night in the 1100 block of East 46th Street in Davenport on a Washington County warrant for violation of probation on an original charge of third-degree theft.

Traffic other

A caller Thursday night in the 400 block of Benton Street in Brighton reported that her niece’s black Chevrolet pickup was being driven around Brighton by people who didn’t have driver’s licenses. Officers responded. The truck was parked back at the owner’s residence.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled red Ford flatbed truck with a dirty license plate, Thursday afternoon in the 2700 block of Highway 22 in Riverside. The driver was fine and planned to be moving on shortly.

A caller Thursday night at Highway 92 and the Highway 218 ramp in Ainsworth reported a possibly broken-down semi just east of Highway 218 on Highway 92. It was flashing its lights at another driver.

Animal complaint

An officer reported being out in reference to a welfare check, Thursday morning in the 500 block of West Fifth Street in Washington. An additional officer responded and advised there was no problem.


A caller Thursday afternoon in the 600 block of West Adams Street in Washington reported that she was being harassed via text messages from a male subject who lived out of state. She requested that an officer speak with him and have him stop texting her. An officer attempted to speak with the male subject, but the subject hung up on him. The incident was documented.

Welfare check

A caller Thursday morning in the 400 block of South Second Avenue in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject no one had heard from in 24 hours. Cars were home, and no one came to the door. An officer responded and made contact. The subject was fine.

All other offenses

A caller Thursday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported he was upset and killed his girlfriend’s cat. He was also feeling suicidal. Officers responded. It was a false report.


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