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Police log - February 21, 2017

Feb 21, 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

Total —  20

Treatment — 0

Male section —7

Female section — 2

Work release — 0

Holding — 2

Special needs — 0

Contract inmates — 8

Other facility — 1

 

Arrests

Rebecca Lynn Lucas, 41, of Ainsworth was arrested Friday evening in the 400 block of Mill Street S.W. in Mitchellville on a Washington County warrant for operating while under the influence first offense pretrial release violation.

Rhonda Louise Kellar, 38, of Hedrick was arrested Friday night in the 17000 block of 40th Avenue in Hedrick on a Washington County warrant for possession of controlled substance — marijuana, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Gary Lynn Schultz Jr., 47, of Brighton was arrested Saturday night in the 400 block of South Harrison Street in Brighton on charges of disorderly conduct, assault on a peace officer with no injury, interference with official acts and harassment of a public official.

Ray Allen Troyer, 22, of North English, was arrested Sunday night in the 900 block of Franklyn Avenue in Marengo on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jerome Frances Strabala, 67, of Washington, was arrested Sunday night at 425 Highway 1 and Highway 92 in Washington on a charge of OWI, first offense.

 

Traffic accidents

A caller Friday morning in the 2300 block of 290th Street in Washington reported damage to his fence from a vehicle that went into the ditch sometime last night. The vehicle was gone. An officer responded. Damage to the fence was over $1,500. The officer followed the tracks that went into a bean field but was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 800 block of Third Street in Kalona reported a two-vehicle accident with no injuries. A parked vehicle had been struck.

A car vs. deer accident was reported Friday night at Highway 22 and Red Oak Avenue in Riverside. The vehicle was believed to be not drivable. An officer responded and a tow company was contacted to tow the vehicle. The vehicle operator was given a state accident report to fill out.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2200 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported hitting a deer. The deer was off the roadway. There was front-end damage on the 2003 Buick Century, and air bags deployed. The vehicle was still drivable, and the caller had left the scene. The accident was documented for insurance.

 

Traffic other

Dispatch received a report of an illegally parked vehicle, Saturday evening at West Madison Street and South G Avenue in Washington. An officer responded and checked. The vehicle was not parked illegally. Subjects were trimming trees and blocking the roadway so no one would get injured.

 

Disabled vehicle

An officer checked on a disabled vehicle, Friday night at Redwood Avenue and Highway 22 in Riverside. Everything was fine. The driver was checking on a piece of the truck that was about to fall off.

An officer reported an occupied disabled vehicle at Quince Avenue and 220th Street in Washington, Sunday afternoon. There was no problem. The operator was looking for something inside the vehicle.

A caller Sunday afternoon at South D Avenue and West Madison Street in Washington reported a car had been parked in the street for over a month without being moved. It  also had a low tire. It was a gray Saturn Outlook. An officer responded and chalked the tires along with placing a 24-hour tow tag on it.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Friday morning at Birch Avenue and Iowa Washington Road in Wellman reported noticing dead geese at the west entrance to English River Wildlife Park. Last week she noticed dead hawks. An officer was notified and spoke to the caller. These were located at the south entrance, and would be removed.

An officer reported being out checking on the welfare of an animal, Friday morning at East Second Street and North 10th Avenue in Washington. The officer advised everything was fine. There was no problem.

A caller Friday night in the 900 block of East Third Street in Washington reported a female pitbull sitting on her porch, silver in color. The dog appeared to be friendly, and had a purple collar but no tags. An officer took the dog to the dog pound.

A caller Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a dog  had been in a vehicle for six hours, and requested an officer to check on it. An officer responded and spoke with the owner. The dog was fine in the vehicle. The owners check on it, let it outside, and give it water and food. The weather was decent out, so the dog would be fine in the vehicle.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of :West Second Street in Washington reported his neighbor’s  four puppies were running loose. The puppies were back inside the residence upon officer’s arrival. The officer spoke with juveniles at the residence and made them aware of the complaint.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 2100 block of 140th Street in Kalona reported a sick raccoon in front of his residence. An officer responded and disposed of the animal.A caller Sunday evening in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported animal abuse. An officer responded. The report was unfounded.

A caller Monday morning in the 100 bock of Westview Drive in Washington reported a dead deer in the roadway. An officer responded and removed the deer from the roadway.

 

Assault

A caller Saturday night in the 1 block of Circle Drive in Washington reported a 13-year-old was hurting her and pushing her in the corner. There were no weapons. The subject was not in the same room at the time of the call. Officers responded. They advised the daughter was going to her father’s home for the night to resolve the issue.

A caller Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a domestic assault going on outside in the parking lot. An employee was also assaulted and possibly had a broken nose. The caller requested medical personnel. Both subjects left the property westbound in a black sedan. Officers and Riverside QRS responded. An ambulance was disregarded. A Johnson County Deputy located and stopped the vehicle. The subjects involved were not in that vehicle. Charges will be filed.

A caller Sunday night in the 200 block of South Van Buren Street in Brighton reported that the neighbors downstairs were slamming things around and yelling. An officer responded. They advised nothing physical had occurred. Two sisters were arguing over having other people at their apartment. Everything was fine. One of the subjects was leaving for the night.

 

Burglary

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported money was taken from her wallet that was inside her purse, about 5 p.m. the previous day. The purse was inside her vehicle, parked outside the attorney’s office. She had a possible suspect. An officer spoke with the caller. The incident was documented for the time being.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 500 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported that someone broke into her apartment yesterday. A screen was removed. The caller believed they went through the window. Missing were 15 to 20 DVD movies. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday night in the 200 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a juvenile male  taking items from the building. The caller was out with him. Officers responded and spoke with the caller and the male subject on the scene. It  was a mistake. The male thought it was trash that he could take. There were no charges.

 

Civil standby

A caller Sunday morning in the 100 block of North Taylor Street in Brighton requested a civil standby. A vehicle was retrieved without incident.

A caller Sunday night in the 600 block of South 10th Avenue in Washington requested a civil standby. Officers responded. The belongings were retrieved.

 

Civil dispute

A caller Saturday morning in the 300 block of North C Avenue in Washington reported a dispute with her nephew over a television. An officer spoke with the caller. This was a civil situation.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a law firm was refusing to give him his W2s. They had not filed his taxed yet, as they were waiting for his payment, although he found another place to do them cheaper. An officer spoke with the caller and with the law firm, which will return the W2s.

 

Disorderly conduct

A caller Friday afternoon at West Washington Street and south Marion Avenue reported youngsters with bikes were up on the bandstand in Central Park. An officer responded and spoke to the juveniles. They were advised they could not have bikes up there.

 

DP&Q

A caller Friday morning in the 600 block of West Tyler Street in Washington reported youngsters screaming in the apartment upstairs from hers. It also sounded as if they were jumping or falling downstairs. An officer responded and spoke with the mother, who was going to have them keep the noise down.

A caller Saturday morning in the 700 block of least Third Street in Washington reported the neighbor was making a lot of noise. An officer responded but was unable to locate any noises in the area.

A caller Saturday night in the 500 block of South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported a group of people were yelling and possibly drinking. Officers responded. They advised a couple of subjects outside of the noise complaint. The officers stated that if they continued to get complaints, the subjects would be cited.

A caller Sunday morning in the 30 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported her neighbors were playing loud music. An officer responded and advised them to turn the music down.

 

Family offense non-violent

A caller Saturday evening in the 600 block of H Avenue in Kalona requested to speak to an officer about a situation she was having with her daughter. An officer responded and spoke with the caller and her daughter. The officer counseled the daughter on her actions.

 

Fire calls

An electrical pole on fire was reported Friday morning in the 300 block of A Place in Kalona. Kalona Fire and an officer responded. Alliant was notified and responded.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 3000 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported the neighbor to the south started a ditch fire and it was almost to their garage. Washington Fire and officers responded. Windstream was contacted in reference to two charred phone boxes.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of Green Meadows Drive in Washington reported the neighbor was burning items in the ditch and the fire was now out of control and going toward the railroad tracks. Washington Fire and officers responded. The  railroad company was notified. No damage was done to the tracks.

A grass fire out of control was reported Friday afternoon at Tamarack Avenue and 118th Street in Brighton. Brighton Fire Department was dispatched. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Friday night at 200th Street and Highway 218 in Ainsworth reported a fire out in the field by woods. Officers responded. Ainsworth fire Department and an officer responded. The fire was a controlled burn.

A caller Friday night in the 800 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported a large fire burning in the neighbor’s backyard. He could see it over the fence and could hear people outside. The caller believed it was a controlled fire. An officer responded to the location. There was a group of people sitting around the fire. Everything was fine.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2700 block of 260th Street in Washington reported a grass fire getting bigger with no one around. Washington Fire Department responded and spoke with the homeowner there. This was a controlled burn.

A caller Saturday morning at 135th Street and Elm Avenue in Wellman reported burning a ditch and the fire was out of control. There were no structures nearby, and the fire was west of the cemetery. Wellman Fire and officers responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1200 block of Highway 1 in Kalona reported a barn on fire south of town on Highway 1. Kalona Fire and QRS responded. Wellman Fire was also paged out but was advised by Kalona Fire that they could disregard. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Sunday morning at 230th Street and Louisa Washington Road in Ainsworth reported a grass fire that was out of control and had just jumped onto the neighbor’s property. No structures were nearby. Ainsworth Fire and an officer responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3000 block of 170th Street in Riverside reported a grass fire was out of control on 170th Street. Riverside Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

A grass fire out of control was reported Sunday afternoon in the 3100 block of 190th Street in Ainsworth. Ainsworth Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

The fire chief reported receiving a call, Sunday afternoon, in reference to a fire out of control in the 1500 block of Spruce Avenue in Riverside. He advised he would be en route to the location. Riverside Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 2400 block of 190th Street in Washington reported a burn pile jumped and started the grass on fire. There were no structures close. The fire was approaching a creek. Washington Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Ginkgo Avenue in  Wellman reported a grass fire out of control. No structures were nearby. Wellman Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3300 block of 146th  Boulevard in Brighton reported CRP area on fire behind the residence, and it had caught several buildings on fire. Brighton Fire responded, along with Lockridge and Fairfield Fire.

A caller Sunday afternoon at 250th Street and Ginkgo Avenue in Washington reported CRP ground controlled burn t hat was now out of control. Officers and Washington Fire responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Sunday evening in the 200 block of West 18th Street in Washington reported his neighbor was burning something in the backyard that was creating black smoke. An officer responded. The neighbors were just burning leaves. Everything was fine.

A caller Sunday night in the 1500 block of 305th Street in Brighton reported a grass fire was out of control. Buildings and grain bins were located 300 feet away. Brighton Fire Department and an officer responded. The fire

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