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Police log - Jan. 30, 2018

Jan 30, 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

Arrests

Victor Javier Marcelino Atilano, 24, of Washington, was arrested Friday afternoon at East Polk Street and South Iowa Avenue in Washington on charges of driving while license under revocation. He was cited for speed and issued a written warning for unlawful display of a revoked license. Further charges are pending.

Michael James Hoffpauir, 38, of Kalona, was arrested Friday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for operating a vehicle without owner’s consent.

Tyler Lee Vradenburg, 27, of Washington, was arrested Saturday noon in the 500 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington on a charge of simple domestic assault.

Michael Jones Warren Jr., 29, of Fremont, was arrested Sunday morning in the 200 block of High Avenue E in Oskaloosa on a Washington County warrant for trafficking a stolen weapon used in crime, third-degree burglary, dominion/control of firearm/off. weapon by domestic abuse offender, and second-degree theft.

Thomas Niles Pruitt Jr., 41, of Burlington, was arrested Sunday morning in the 2500 block of 255th Street in Montrose on a Washington County warrant for possession of a controlled substance, second offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Cortez Richmond, 46, of Huntsville, Alabama, was arrested Sunday morning at 220th Street and Highway 218 in Ainsworth on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled substance – marijuana.

Aaron James Swank, 20, of Muscatine, was arrested Sunday afternoon at 175th Street and Highway 218 in Riverside on charges of violation of a no-contact order and speeding, 82 mph. in a 65 mph zone. Sierra Nicole Pace, 19, of Grandview, was arrested at the same time and location on a charge of violation of a no-contact order.

Austin Patrick Gellerstedt, 22, address unknown, was arrested Sunday evening in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Muscatine on a Washington County warrant for probation violation on an original charge of possession of controlled substance.

Traffic accident

A caller Saturday morning in the 100 block of West Second Street in Washington reported that someone hit his truck and drove off. The vehicle was described as a small white car, last seen traveling eastbound on Second Street. An officer responded and planned to attempt to locate the other vehicle involved.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 3000 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported that he struck a deer on Highway 1. The deer was alive and off the roadway. An officer responded. The deer was deceased, and a deer tag was issued to a Brighton resident. The driver was given a state accident report to fill out.

A caller Sunday morning in the 3300 block of Wayland Road in Wayland reported she hit a deer in a blue Dodge Avenger registered to her son. She had no injuries. The vehicle was drivable. She was advised to pick up a state accident report if damages amounted to more than $1,500. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

Traffic other

A caller Saturday night in the 1000 block of East Main Street in Washington reported her Buick LaCrosse was parked in the street and was hit during the previous four hours. The front quarter panel was dented in so the door did not open. An officer responded. The paint transfer indicated that a black SUV hit the Buick. Documentation was made.

Disabled vehicles

A deputy reported being out with two vehicles pulled off the road, Friday afternoon at 220th Street and Redwood Avenue in Washington. The occupants were fixing a flat tire and did not need assistance.

An officer reported a disabled vehicle, Friday afternoon in the 1500 block of Highway 1 in Washington. It was unoccupied and was added to the system.

An officer reported a disabled vehicle, a gold Chrysler 300, Saturday morning in the 2200 block of 220th Street in Washington. It was added to the system.

A caller Saturday evening at Highway 218 and 295th Street in Crawfordsville reported her vehicle was disabled, and she requested a deputy for traffic control until a tow truck arrived because children were in the vehicle. An officer responded and stood by for traffic control. The caller’s insurance company contacted a towing company for the tow.

Fire calls

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of B Avenue in Kalona reported a fire alarm was going off. There were no smoke or flames. Kalona Fire Department responded. Someone had pulled the alarm. It was a false alarm.

A caller Sunday afternoon at Sixth Street and First Avenue in Wellman reported that someone started a fire in the ditch by the golf course and a tree was then on fire. No one was around. A Wellman firefighter was on the scene and extinguished the fire.

Animal complaint

A caller Friday morning in the 1000 block of Tupelo Boulevard in Riverside reported an aggressive pitbull that had previously attacked his girlfriend was loose. They were currently separated by a barbed wire fence. There was also a Jack Russell terrier that belonged to the same owner. An officer responded. The owner was contacted and transported the dog to a veterinary clinic for quarantine. The county sanitarian will be notified to make arrangements with the dog afterward. A citation was issued to Joseph Paul Halstead, of Riverside, for allowing a dog to run at large.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that a subject had a German shorthair pointer that was running loose at the disc golf course, and requested an officer. The officer spoke with the dog owner, who had a shock collar on the dog. He agreed to put a leash on the dog when he was near Paws and More.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 800 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported a dog was surrendered to them that was emaciated. The dog was a pitbull mix. An officer responded to the residence. The other two dogs appeared to be at a healthy weight and size. The officer left his card at the door for the dog owner to call in.

Assault

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 900 block of North Fourth Avenue reported that his child was assaulted with rocks while at the park. An officer responded and spoke with all youngsters involved, as well as the parents. There were conflicting stories. Documentation was made for the time being.

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being out with a vehicle at the basketball courts, Sunday morning in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington. The officer followed a female juvenile home, and she was given a written warning for curfew.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Friday evening in the 1600 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported that he was there to pick up his children and no one would answer the door. An officer responded. The subjects were advised to call their attorneys. The male subject left without incident.

Burglary

A caller Saturday night in the 600 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a break-in with the theft of an Xbox. Officers responded. This was a civil issue. Subjects who came into the apartment were on the lease. Documentation was made.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1000 block of Tupelo Boulevard in Riverside reported he had not been able to reach his son since last Wednesday. The son’s phone was shut off and he left his vehicle at a friend’s residence near the casino. An officer spoke with the caller and responded to the subject’s residence, and was unable to locate the subject. Information was sent out to surrounding counties for an attempt to locate.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1500 block of Sixth Avenue North in Wellman reported her 12-year-old ran away from the house. She did damage to the residence and was in a physical altercation with her father. An officer responded. Juvenile Probation was notified. An officer advised that charges would be filed on the juvenile for assault on a peace officer, interference with official acts and assault. The juvenile was transported to the sheriff’s office. Juvenile Probation made arrangements for the juvenile to be transported to a detention center.

Shoplifting

A caller Saturday night in the 1100 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a shoplifter at the business, who had left approximately an hour earlier. A license plate and vehicle description were obtained. An officer responded. The officer planned to attempt to locate the suspect and the vehicle. Documentation was made at that time.

Suspicious activity

A caller Friday morning in the 900 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported suspicious activity. Two officers responded. The contact person in the building had left. Documentation only was made.

A caller Friday night in the 1000 block of Poplar Boulevard in Riverside reported suspicious activity. Officers responded and spoke with neighbors, who had not heard or seen anything. The officers were unable to locate a problem.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Friday night in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington. The subject was playing Pokemon.

A caller Saturday night in the 400 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington reported hearing a noise that sounded like someone knocking on the windows on the south side of her house. An officer responded and checked the area.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1100 block of Enterprise Drive in Riverside reported suspicious activity. An officer responded. The vehicle owner had been given permission by the previous shift to leave it parked where it was for the night, as it was broken down.

Vandalism

A caller Saturday afternoon at South Marion Avenue and West Washington Street in Washington reported there were four youngsters at the library who were threatening him and his friend, and were also vandalizing at the fountain. The subjects were two males and two females. An officer spoke with the caller. The four youngsters were gone. The officer left a card for someone at a residence on West Jefferson Street to call in, in reference to the incident.

A caller Sunday morning at South Avenue F and West Main Street in Washington reported that someone possibly just shot the rear window of his vehicle. The caller was unable to see any suspect vehicles in the area. An officer responded. The cause of the damage was uncertain. The caller was advised to look for anything while cleaning it up. The information was documented.

Welfare check

A caller Friday evening in the 1000 block of Eighth Street in Wellman requested a welfare check. An officer responded. Everything was fine at the residence.

All other theft

A caller Friday morning in the 200 block of First Street in Kalona reported being a victim of identity theft. An officer spoke with the subject. Information was forwarded to the appropriate officer, and the information was documented.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1400 block of Fir Avenue in Wellman reported that her renters left and took belongings that didn’t belong to them, and the caller requested a deputy. The caller was unsure of the renters’ real names. No serial numbers or description of missing items were provided. Documentation was made.

All other offenses

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1600 block of Highway 22 in Wellman reported two students who were in possession of prescription medication that didn’t belong to them. An officer responded. Charges were filed for a juvenile subject in possession of a prescription substance.

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