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Police log - Jan. 29, 2018

Jan 29, 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

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported a vehicle pursuit, Thursday night at Highway 982 and First Street in Ainsworth. The vehicle stopped in a farm field off Highway 218, north of the Four Corners. The driver fled on foot. The passenger of the vehicle was still on the scene. The vehicle was towed, to be released to a valid driver upon payment of the tow bill and establishing proof of insurance. Charges are pending. A report will be filed.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Thursday morning at 160th Street and Riverside Road in Riverside. The subject was having mechanical problems. The vehicle was added to the system.

A caller Thursday night at Tulip Avenue and 220th Street in Ainsworth reported a vehicle on the side of the road with a male standing outside. An officer responded. The subject had someone on the way to help him fix the car.

Animal complaint

A caller Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported a black Lab was running loose again. A citation was issued to the dog’s owner, Christopher Beardshear, of Washington, for allowing a dog to run at large.


On Thursday, an officer advised that charges will be filed on a juvenile for criminal mischief and assault, in reference to an incident that occurred Tuesday in the 700 block of F Avenue in Kalona. A report will be filed.

Civil standby

A caller Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona requested assistance in retrieving belongings from a residence. The male party also called to report being harassed by the subjects. Officers responded. The caller was assisted in retrieving belongings.

A caller Thursday night in the 800 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that her mother would not let her retrieve items from the residence. An officer responded to assist with a civil standby. Items were not retrieved.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Thursday afternoon in the 1100 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported an altercation between two juveniles. Officers responded. Two juveniles will be charged with disorderly conduct, and were released to their parents.

A caller Thursday evening in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported four juveniles in the parking lot, who were possibly in a physical altercation. Two of the juveniles were then walking northbound. Officers responded and were unable to locate the juveniles.

Welfare check

A caller Thursday morning in the 20 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington requested assistance at a residence in trying to make contact with parents of a child. An officer responded and advised that the caller was able to make contact upon his arrival.

All other offenses

A caller Friday morning in the 600 block of East Tyler Street in Washington reported a nonverbal subject was having an outburst. He was beating on the wood of the recliner after tearing it apart. He had bruising but was not bleeding. Officers and an ambulance responded. There was no ambulance transport. The subject was transported by private vehicle.

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