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Police log - Jan. 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

The police log was 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


Heather Jean Castro, 32, of Burlington, was arrested Tuesday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside on a Washington County warrant for possession of controlled substance – marijuana, first offense.

Donald James Boileau, 38, of Washington, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for pretrial violation for possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense.

Sarah Elizabeth Jane Shaw, 28, of Washington, was arrested Tuesday evening in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington on a charge of pretrial violation on two counts of controlled substance.

Dru M. Foster, of Tipton, was arrested Tuesday night in the 700 block of East South Street in Tipton on a Washington County warrant for violation of probation.

Traffic accident

Dispatch received multiple reports of a vehicle in the ditch that had hit a tree and had air bags deployed, Tuesday morning in the 3300 block of Highway 218 in Crawfordsville. A Henry County deputy checked around the vehicle. A Washington County officer responded, and a tow truck was on scene as the officer arrived. The registered owner advised that this had happened about midnight the previous night. A state report will be filed, and the state DOT was notified to check the bridge.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 300 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that a truck pulling a stock trailer struck a smaller, black truck that was parked, and then pulled into the bank parking lot. The caller made the operator aware that he had hit the parked truck. An officer responded, and the suspect vehicle had left the scene. There were marks on the bumper of the parked vehicle. The officer left his card on the vehicle. The accident is under investigation.

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported a young juvenile was driving a four-wheeler up and down the alley. An officer spoke with the child’s father. The issue was resolved.

A caller Tuesday night on 192nd Street in Ainsworth reported that something fell off a semi and hit her vehicle. There was damage to the windshield and possibly the passenger side of the vehicle. The semi possibly had Indiana license plates but did not come back on file. An officer was advised for documentation.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Tuesday evening in the 2600 block of Highway 1 in Washington. The operator was helping someone else change a tire. They were off the roadway and did not need assistance.


A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of F Avenue in Kalona requested an officer for a juvenile who was physically assaulting staff members. An officer responded. The juvenile was transported to Washington County Hospital in Washington, where the officer met the child’s mother.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Tuesday morning in the 700 block of F Avenue in Kalona requested assistance in removing an aggressive juvenile. An officer responded. Charges are pending on a juvenile for two counts of simple assault and one count of disorderly conduct.

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch received a 911 call Tuesday evening in the 700 block of East Third Street in Washington. The caller hung up after dialing 911. There was no answer on call-back. Officers responded. The subject would not answer the door but was seen inside the residence and appeared to be fine.

Illegal dumping

A caller Tuesday morning in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported garbage dumping in the alley – about 12 bags without stickers – and the caller moved them to the east end of the alley. An officer responded and did not locate any identifiers. Contents of the bags included children’s clothing and a lot of food containers.


A caller Tuesday night in the 300 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that her daughter called to say someone was trying to get into her apartment. An officer spoke with both parties. Subjects upstairs were advised to keep the noise down.

Mental subject

A caller Tuesday morning in the 3100 block of Fifth Street in Riverside reported his wife was trying to harm him. He had locked himself in the bathroom. An officer responded. The subjects were separated for the day. The officer gave the male subject a ride to another location in Riverside.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2700 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a missing juvenile. She was not in her room that morning and had left the caller a note. The juvenile was entered into the system as missing. The juvenile was later located in Muscatine, and was removed from the system.

A caller Tuesday night in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona reported that the juvenile in her custody was at her father’s residence and would not come home. The caller requested that a deputy assist. A deputy spoke with the parties, and the juvenile was going to stay where she was for the night. The caller did not have a court order with her. Documentation was made.

Suspicious activity

An officer reported being en route to a business in reference to suspicious activity, Tuesday morning in the 300 block of South Airport Road in Washington. The officer advised that an incident report would be filed.


A caller Tuesday afternoon on Benton Street in Brighton reported vandalism to a gravesite in the Hillcrest Cemetery. An officer left a message for the caller. Documentation was made.

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of Third Street in Wellman requested a welfare check on a resident in an upstairs apartment. There were people standing outside the resident’s door, trying to get her to open the door. An officer and the landlord responded, and the apartment was checked. The subject was not in the apartment.

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday morning in the 300 block of South Avenue C in Washington reported garbage blowing from the neighbor’s yard into his yard for the last week. An officer responded and made contact with the realtor. She planned to make contact with the owner of the property to get it cleaned up. They lived out of state but had hired someone locally to clean up after the tenants moved out abruptly.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported that she wanted a male subject to leave the residence. He did reside there. Officers responded. The parties separated in different apartments.

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