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Police log - Jan. 16, 2018

Jan 16, 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

Loren Paul Swailes, of Washington, was arrested Friday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington on an Ottumwa warrant for violation of parole on the original charge of OWI, third offense. Local charges are pending for DCI lab results for drug paraphernalia and driving status.

Ashley Leora Seaba, 28, of Brighton, was arrested Friday afternoon in the 1200 block of West Grimes in Fairfield on a Washington County warrant for trafficking in a stolen weapon used in a crime, second-degree theft, dominion/control of firearm/off weapon by domestic abuse offense, and third-degree burglary.

Donald James Boileau, 35, of Brighton, was arrested Saturday morning in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington on a charge of parole violation.

Dylan James Fields, 22, of Washington, was arrested Sunday morning in the 900 block of East Madison Street in Washington on charges of failure to appear for trial on an original charge of disorderly conduct – loud or raucous noise.

Timothy James Berg, 29, of Oxford, was arrested Sunday morning in the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue in Iowa City on a Washington County warrant for second-degree theft.

Traffic accident

An officer reported a traffic accident with a vehicle in the field, Friday morning in the 2800 block of Wayland Road in Washington. No one was around the vehicle. The vehicle did have left front suspension damage and was added to the system.

A caller Friday morning in the 500 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident without injuries. Damages were under $1,500, and drivers’ information was exchanged.

A caller Friday evening at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth reported that a vehicle had rolled into the median. The air bags had deployed, and the occupant was not trapped. Officers, an ambulance, Ainsworth QRS, Ainsworth Fire and a Washington County Rescue unit all responded. The ambulance transported one subject to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. A towing company was contacted to remove the vehicle. Damages were over $1,500, and a state report will be filed.

Johnson County requested traffic control for a car that went into the ditch, Friday night at Highway 1 and Johnson Washington Road. There were no injuries. A Johnson County officer and a Washington County officer responded. The vehicle was in Washington County. The vehicle was pulled out upon the officers’ arrival. Damage was under $1,500. Documentation was made.

A caller Friday night at East Van Buren Street and South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that his son hit an electrical pole in his truck. He was not injured. An officer responded. The vehicle was operated by a juvenile. The officer advised that there was minimal damage to the pole. Alliant Energy will be notified. Damage to the vehicle amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed.

A caller Sunday morning at Highway 78 and Juniper Avenue in Brighton reported a one-vehicle rollover accident after hitting a deer. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. An officer responded. Damages amounted to more than $1,500, and a state report will be filed. No citations were issued. The vehicle was towed by a towing company.

A caller Sunday afternoon at Highway 218 and Vine Avenue in Ainsworth reported a black Chevrolet Impala going northbound left the roadway and was in the ditch. The vehicle struck the 66 Mile Marker sign. An officer responded.  The subject had contacted someone to pull her out, and traffic control was provided for her.

A caller Sunday afternoon at Highway 218 and 192nd Street in Ainsworth reported a vehicle went into the ditch and may have hit a sign. An officer responded. The subject had a damaged tire, but got it fixed and the occupants were on their way. The DOT will be notified about the damaged yield sign. Documentation was made.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the ditch, up against a support wire to the electric pole, Sunday night at Riverside Road and 130th Street in Riverside. A towing company advised he had been contacted already to remove it. He was going to call back if he needed traffic control. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday night in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported his wife’s vehicle was hit in the parking lot. There was damage to the rear bumper. An officer responded. Video was reviewed, and the accident did not occur at the business. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday night at Highway 1 and 190th Street in Washington reported a one-vehicle accident with no injuries. They were in a red Chevrolet Silverado. An officer responded. Damages to the vehicle amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. They planned to contact a towing service in the morning for a tow. Alliant Energy was contact for a pole that was struck.

 

 

Traffic other

An officer reported a vehicle in the ditch, with hazard lights on, Friday afternoon at Highway 22 and Poplar Boulevard in Kalona. The occupants were OK.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a broken-down vehicle, Saturday morning in the 1600 block of Highway 22 in Wellman. The officer advised that their engine was overheating. They let the vehicle cool down before going into Wellman.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with its flashers on, Saturday night at Highway 1 and 220th Street in Washington. There was no problem.

Fire calls

Mutual aid was requested for a building on fire, Friday morning in the 100 block of South Devoe Street in Lone Tree. Riverside was also paged and then disregarded.

A caller Friday morning in the 1700 block of 30th Street in Wellman reported a shed on fire. The shed had hay and animals inside, and the female owner was inside the shed getting them out. The bar was smoking badly, but the caller was not sure whether there were any flames. Wellman Fire, Wellman Rescue and Kalona Fire responded. A lamp had caught the hay on fire. The fire was extinguished and the lamp was unplugged. One animal did perish in the fire.

Animal complaint

Dispatch reported a welfare check on a dog in a kennel without shelter and holding its paw as if it could be injured, Friday afternoon in the 3100 block of 190th Street in Ainsworth. An officer responded. The dog had an insulated doghouse with straw inside, and its owners were giving the dog fresh food and water. The officer spoke to the dog’s owner about the complaint.

A caller Friday night in the 2900 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported a deer in the roadway that needed to be put down. It was on the east side shoulder. An officer responded. The deer was already deceased.

A caller at First Avenue and Highway 22 in Wellman reported an injured deer in the roadway. An officer responded and checked the area and was unable to locate the deer.

A caller Sunday morning in the 700 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a husky that had been running and was then inside her residence. She supplied the dog owner’s name. The city dog catcher retrieved the dog, and it was released to the owner at the owner’s residence. A citation was issued for allowing a dog to run at large, and a court date was set for Jan. 25.

Assault

A caller Saturday night in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported her mother’s fiancé was threatening to hit her in the kneecap with a stick. They were currently in the back bedroom. Officers responded. The incident was verbal only. The female left for the night with a few belongings, and would possibly call in for a civil standby on Sunday to gather the rest of her belongings.

Civil standby

A caller Sunday morning in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington requested an officer for a civil standby at the residence. An officer arrived and advised they needed a truck to retrieve/transport items, and would call back in. Shortly after noon, the caller called back, ready for the civil standby. The officer responded and stood by while items were retrieved. There were no problems.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Friday night in the 600 block of Whitetail Court in Wellman reported her granddaughter was out of control and assaulted her. She had left the residence and was possibly at the mid-Prairie game. An officer spoke with the caller. The caller did not want to report the juvenile as missing at that time. The officer referred the family to Child Welfare Emergency Services, and the incident was documented.

An officer reported being out in reference to a situation received by another officer, Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman. A female subject was advised to obtain a no-contact order. The incident was documented.

A caller Sunday night in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a male subject at the main entrance, refusing to leave the property. He was slightly intoxicated. An officer responded.  The subject left and went to a vehicle to wait for his ride.

DP & Q

A caller Sunday night in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Wellman reported loud music coming from a residence. An officer responded. There was no loud music, but they did say they had music playing earlier. They agreed to keep their music down.

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported receiving a hang-up 911 call, Sunday afternoon in the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was verbal only. Information was forwarded to the county attorney. Documentation was made at that time.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported harassment via phone. An officer spoke with the caller and left a voice mail for the subject to have no further contact with the caller.

Liquor law violations

An anonymous caller, Saturday morning in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported under-age drinking in the business. Officers responded and spoke with the bartenders. The complaint was unfounded.

Motor vehicle theft

An officer reported locating a vehicle that was reported stolen from the city of Washington, Saturday morning in the 100 block of U.S. 34 in Monmouth, Illinois. A Washington County officer spoke with the deputy and the registered owner of the vehicle. The vehicle was cleared from the system.

Public service contacts

A deputy reported he was out serving a paper and the subject was refusing to leave according to court order. An additional officer assisted. The paper was served, and the subject was given a ride to a relative’s home.

Search warrant

An officer advised that a search warrant was in progress, Friday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington. The search warrant was executed.

Suspicious activity

A caller Saturday morning in the 2400 block of Sockum Ridge Road in Washington reported suspicious activity. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday morning in the 300 block of North Avenue B in Washington reported that 15 to 20 juveniles were walking in the street. The caller called back in and advised that a small girl was sitting on her porch. Officers responded. There was no child on the porch. The officers checked the area for the juveniles walking down the street, and were unable to locate them.

An officer reported being out with a couple of subjects who were intoxicated, Monday morning in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington. The subjects stated that their ride was en route to their destination and was almost there.

Vandalism

A caller Friday morning in the 200 block of Washington Street in Ainsworth reported coming home from work to find her son had left the gas stove on all night and destroyed the kitchen. An officer spoke to the caller via phone. There was no vandalism to the kitchen. She was advised to get a no-contact order placed.

Welfare check

A caller Friday morning in the 400 block of South Mechanic Street in Brighton requested a welfare check on a subject. An officer responded. There was no problem.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of East 15th Street in Washington requested a welfare check. An officer responded, and the subject was fine.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 70 block of South Washington Street in Riverside requested a welfare check on a dog due to the weather. An officer responded. The dog had food, water and appropriate shelter. The dog was healthy, and there was no problem.

A caller Sunday afternoon at South Ninth Avenue and East Van Buren Street in Washington requested a welfare check on her mother, who was walking to the hospital. She had been ill and refused to contact the ambulance. The subject was located and accounted for.

All other theft

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off five minutes earlier in the amount of $10, by a female driver. An officer made contact with a family member, who planned to return and pay.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a female driver left without paying for $20 in gas. An officer responded. The subject was located and planned to return to pay for their gas.

All other offenses

City units reported being out with a subject, assisting Henry County, Sunday night in the 600 block of West Tyler in Washington. Three officers assisted Henry County. A subject was transported to Henry County.

 

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