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Police log - Jan. 9, 2018

Jan 09, 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 – 18

Females – 2

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 12

Treatment – 0

Holding – 0

Other facility – 1

Total – 34

Arrests

Michael Jason Williams, 30, of Burlington, was arrested Saturday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Muscatine County warrant for second-degree robbery.

Clae Alan Lloyd, 18, of Washington was arrested Sunday morning in the 500 block of South Avenue B in Washington on a charge of domestic assault.

Ramiro Ramirez (aka Enner Mendez-Lopez), 40, of Ainsworth, was arrested Sunday morning in the 300 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth on a Henry County warrant for public intoxication.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday morning in the 1300 block of Deer Run Drive in Riverside reported that sometime the previous night or Friday morning, someone slid into the ditch and struck the left leg of the mailboxes and a tree. Tracks were visible where they were pulled out. Plastic left at the scene indicated the vehicle was a 2004-to-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix. An officer responded and spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2600 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a one-vehicle accident with a possible trap and injuries. Officers, Riverside Fire and QRS, an ambulance, and a funeral home responded, and Joan Sieren responded as medical examiner. An additional officer arrived on scene and confirmed a trap. The vehicle was towed. A state accident report will be filed.

A caller Sunday morning in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported the taillight was broken out of his 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. An officer responded. Minimal damage had occurred, and no paint transfer. The caller knew of no suspects. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday morning in the 2000 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth reported sliding into the median, and there were two other cars in the ditch northbound and southbound. There were no injuries. Officers responded. Damage to the vehicles was under $1,500. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday morning in the 2800 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported a Ford Ranger truck in the ditch. The driver was out of the vehicle. An officer responded. A tow truck was on scene upon the officer’s arrival, although the vehicle was not towed due to the road conditions. The driver was given a state accident report to fill out. The driver called back later to report he was being seen in the hospital for an injured back. The officer was advised.

A caller Sunday morning at Palm Avenue and 220th Street in Washington reported that a vehicle just went into the ditch on G36. There were no injuries. Damage was under $1,500, and the driver had help coming. He was advised not to have his vehicle towed that day because of the weather. The vehicle was added to the system.

A caller Sunday morning at Highway 22 and West Boise Court in Riverside reported her vehicle slid and struck a white Chevrolet pickup truck, plates unknown. The pickup left the area, going eastbound on Highway 22. There was damage to the driver side and underneath the taillight. The caller was able to get herself out of the ditch area with help from her father, and went on her way.

A deputy reported being out with another vehicle in the ditch on the northbound side, Sunday morning in the 2000 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The vehicle was marked with orange tape and added to the system. The driver’s parents were coming to assist her and had contacted a tow truck.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1100 block of Highway 218 in Riverside reported slipping in the roadway after the vehicle in front of him put on the brakes and slid. The caller said he struck a pile of snow along the roadway, causing damage to the front end of the vehicle, but he was able to get out and travel again without any problems.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the median, Sunday morning in the 200 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The vehicle was added to the system.

A deputy reported being out with another accident, a vehicle in the ditch, Sunday morning in the 1800 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The vehicle was on the northbound side. Damage was under $1,500. The vehicle was added to the system.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the median, Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 220th Street in Ainsworth. The driver planned to stay put until the weather cleared up.

A vehicle was reported in the median, Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 220th Street in Ainsworth. Damage was under $1,500. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 175th Street in Riverside reported her husband was driving a semi and had been involved in an accident with an SUV. An officer responded. Both vehicles were drivable, and drivers’ insurance information was exchanged.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the ditch, Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 150th Street in Riverside. There were no injuries. The subject’s mother was coming from Iowa City to pick him up. The vehicle had been tagged with orange tape and would sit there awaiting a tow truck. Damage was under $1,500.

An officer reported being out with another vehicle in the southbound ditch, Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 220th Street in Ainsworth. The vehicle was added to the system.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the ditch, Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 140th Street in Riverside. There were no injuries. The vehicle was added to the system and was tagged. The operator had family coming from the Cedar Rapids area to pick her up. Damages were under $1,500.

A caller Sunday morning in the 3200 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a black Chevrolet Aveo Hatchback in the north ditch just west of the Iowa River Bridge. The vehicle was occupied by a female and possibly children. An officer responded and was unable to locate any vehicle in the ditch.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported a hit-and-run the previous night to his green 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. It had front-end damage. An officer responded. Under $1,500 of damage had occurred, and the caller had no suspects.

A deputy reported being out with a blue Ford Ranger on the south side of the Highway 22 bridge, in the 1200 block of Highway 218 in Riverside, Sunday afternoon. The vehicle struck the bridge, which did not appear to be damaged. Damage to the vehicle amounted to more than $1,500, and a state report will be filed. No charges were filed. DOT was notified to check the bridge for damage.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a red F-150 in the ditch. Officers responded. Damage was under $1,500, and the driver had contacted someone to come and pull her out.

Dispatch received reports of an accident and vehicles along the road that could not get up the hill, Sunday evening in the 3000 block of Wayland Road in Wayland. County Roads was contacted and assisted. A driver reported that his vehicle struck another vehicle that had been left parked in the roadway with no lights on. His vehicle then ended up in the ditch, and a towing service was contacted to tow. Damage was more than $1,500, and a state report will be filed. The driver of the parked vehicle was located. Charges are pending.

A caller Sunday night in the 1100 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported their vehicle, a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, was struck at noon while parked in the parking lot. Minimal damage was done to the back end and rear passenger side. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday night in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported that his Chevrolet Malibu was stuck in a hole in the roadway because of a water main break. The caller advised that he had help on the way to try to remove the vehicle, but did not know how soon the help would arrive. An officer responded and advised that the vehicle had already been removed and that cones had then been set up around the water main break. The reporting party was advised to pick up a state accident report if damages amounted to more than $1,500.

Traffic other

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported that a propane truck pulled up and was blocking everything in the lot. An officer responded. The driver was at a nearby bank, and returned to move the truck.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in front of a business, Sunday night in the 100 block of E Avenue in Kalona. The subjects were just waiting for someone. There was no problem.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an occupied vehicle along the roadway, Friday morning in the 2600 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The vehicle had broken down, and the operator needed a tow truck. A towing company was contacted and assisted the driver.

An officer reported a disabled vehicle, Friday evening at Highway 92 and the Highway 218 ramp in Ainsworth. A subject was smoking outside the vehicle. There was no problem.

A caller Saturday morning at Highway 92 and Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported an occupied semi broken down on the travel portion of the highway at the top of a hill. An officer responded and was unable to locate the semi.

Animal complaint

An officer reported an injured deer in the roadway just off the Crawfordsville cutoff, Friday night at Sockum Ridge Road and Spruce Avenue in Crawfordsville. The officer put down the deer.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 2400 block of Highway 22 in Kalona requested a welfare check on a horse that was corralled next to a barn but never inside. The caller believed there was no hay, food or water. This had been noticed since last summer. An officer responded. The horse had food, heated water and shelter. The caller was advised.

Assault

A caller Friday noon in the 900 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported she had been assaulted. An officer responded. The male party had not assaulted her. The report was unfounded. The caller had left the residence.

A caller Saturday morning in the 300 block of East Third Street in Riverside reported a male subject threw some objects at her. Her arm was possibly injured, but she was refusing medical assistance. Officers responded. The subjects separated within the residence for the night. There were conflicting stories and no injuries.

Civil dispute

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of East Third Street in Washington requested to speak with an officer regarding a problem with her landlord. The incident was a civil matter.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of South 11th Avenue in Washington reported that he and his mother were arguing. The situation was verbal only at that time. Officers responded, and the situation was resolved.

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 800 block of East Columbus Street in Crawfordsville reported receiving lab results from the DCI. Charges were to be filed.

Fraud

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of North Harrison Street in Brighton reported being notified by eBay of a vehicle listed for sale under his account, which he did not do. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 700 block of West Third Street in Washington reported that someone had opened up an inappropriate Snapchat account. An officer responded. This was a social media issue, and the subject was advised to contact Snapchat about the account.

Illegal dumping

A caller Saturday morning at Spruce Avenue and highway 92 in Washington reported a large bag of trash in the road. An officer responded. Large and small cardboard boxes with no identifiers had been placed in the south ditch. The state DOT will be notified to pick up the trash on Monday.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday morning in the 400 block of East Second Street in Washington reported being harassed/threatened via social media. An officer spoke with the subject. The subject was forwarding negative comments posted on social media to other parties. It was not a police matter.

A caller Sunday morning in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington reported a possible violation of a no-contact order. An officer responded. There was no violation. The subject posted publicly on social media.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported being harassed by a subject leaving messages on her phone and driving by. An officer spoke with both parties. The issue is over property, and he was told to no longer have contact with her.

A caller Sunday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported subjects were harassing him. Three other subjects called, reporting that the male subject was calling them and making threats. Officers spoke to all parties involved. All parties were advised to stop contacting one another.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Sunday night in the 900 block of South Third Avenue in Washington reported that her daughter ran away the previous evening. An officer responded and spoke with the parents. The mother called in a few minutes later, advising that her daughter returned home.

Sexual child abuse

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of North Avenue C in Washington requested an officer while conducting an interview. An officer responded. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported suspicious activity. The incident is under investigation. Information was forwarded to an officer and the county attorney.

Trespass

A caller Sunday night in the 1400 block of East Third Street in Washington reported a suspicious vehicle at the business. An officer located and stopped the vehicle. Subjects advised that they worked for the railroad, and that was the best way to get to the location of the tracks where they needed to be.

Vandalism

A caller Friday afternoon in the 600 block of Fifth Street in Wellman reported someone destroyed property on her lot in Wellman. An officer responded. City Hall advised that the property had been acquired by someone else and that they were doing some cleanup work there. She was advised to contact her attorney.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington reported that someone tampered with the door to the storage shed south of the wrestling room the previous night. An officer was advised for documentation purposes, and extra patrol was requested.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that the side mirror was clipped off his truck the previous night. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

Welfare check

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of South Jefferson Street in Brighton requested a welfare check on a subject she had not been able to get hold of since September. No one was home. The deputy left a note on the door requesting the subject to call in. The officer later made contact with the subject and gave her the caller’s number to call. She was fine.

A caller Friday evening in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington requested a welfare check on her grandmother. An officer made contact with the grandmother, who planned to make contact with the caller.

All other theft

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 400 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported two guns were stolen from his residence between Friday evening and Saturday evening. The caller had no suspects. An officer spoke with the reporting party. The information was documented for the time being.

All other offenses

A caller Friday night in the 600 block of West Tyler Street in Washington reported violation of a no-contact order. An officer spoke with the subject. The subject was calling her through apps on his phone. The information was documented.

A caller Saturday morning in the 400 block of East Second Street in Washington reported a violation of a no-contact order. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.

An error in record was reported, Sunday morning in the 1500 block of Highway 78 in Brighton.

A caller Monday morning in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington advised that subjects in the apartment were yelling, and it sounded as if they were fighting. Officers responded. There was no issue. Subjects were advised to keep the noise down.

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