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Police log - July 10, 2018

Jul 10, 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 – 11

Females – 3

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 12

Treatment – 0

Holding -- 0

Other facility – 0

Total – 27

Arrests

Jason Michael Lafler, 23, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested Saturday morning in the 1600 block of East Washington Street in Washington on a Linn County warrant for failure to appear for show cause hearing on original charge of third-degree theft.

Dustin Thomas Carlson, 41, of Burlington, was arrested Saturday morning in the 400 block of North Third in Burlington on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for compliance hearing rule to show cause on original charges of third-degree burglary and second-degree theft.

Amber Mae Rarick, 37, of Washington, was arrested Saturday night in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington on a charge of violation of a no-contact order.

Jesse Rivers, 62, of Washington, was arrested Sunday morning at North 12th Avenue and East Seventh Street in Washington on charges of OWI, first offense, eluding, and driving while revoked.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday morning in the 1300 block of Fir Avenue in Wellman reported a vehicle that was involved in an accident was sitting in his field drive, unoccupied. An officer responded. A towing company was requested and responded to move the vehicle. Damages amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. The culvert marker and the bridge were damaged. County Roads was notified.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 20o0 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported that a co-worker’s girlfriend was in an accident in the parking lot. An officer responded. Damages were under $1,500, and information was exchanged.

Dispatch received multiple reports of a silver van that had rolled and was upside down in the northbound lane of Highway 218 and 160th Street. Three officers, an ambulance, Riverside Fire and QRS, and a towing company all responded. Damages amounted to more than $1,500, and a state report will be filed. The towing company towed the vehicle, which could be released upon payment of the tow bill. The ambulance transported one patient to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Dieudonne Nojibu Muzadi was cited for failure to maintain control.

Two callers Friday afternoon in the 600 block of South Seventh Avenue in Washington reported a backing accident. An officer responded. Damages amounted to more than $1,500, and drivers’ information was exchanged. Makenna Rich, of Washington, was cited for unsafe backing.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that she backed into a parked car in the parking lot. An officer responded. The owner of the parked car was not present, and a note was left on the vehicle for the owners to call in. Information will be exchanged between the subjects. The accident happened on private property, and damages were under $1,500.

A caller Friday night at Highway 92 and Ivy Avenue in West Chester reported a car-vs.-deer accident. The vehicle was drivable, and the deer ran off. An officer was advised. Documentation was made for insurance purposes. The caller was advised to pick up a state accident report to fill out if the damage amounted to more than $1,500.

An Iowa State Patrol officer reported being out with power lines down and a traffic accident, Saturday night at Orange Avenue and 220th Street in Washington. Washington County officers also responded. Alliant Energy was contact. State Patrol handled the accident.

A caller Sunday morning at Nutmeg Avenue and North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that his mother hit a deer just north of the pavement. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. The deer ran off, and her vehicle was drivable. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Sunday afternoon at Wayland Road and Coppock Road in Washington reported a vehicle in the ditch, and there did not appear to be anyone around the vehicle. An officer and a towing company responded. The vehicle was removed.

A caller Monday morning in the 2700 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported hitting a deer in his Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The deer was off the roadway. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. Documentation was made for insurance purposes. The caller was advised to pick up a state accident report if damages were over $1,500. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Sunday night at North Iowa Avenue and East Third Street in Washington. Brandon James Ferdig, 20, of Washington, was cited for driving under suspension, first offense, and no insurance.

Traffic other

Two vehicle were reported parked in front of a no-parking zone, Friday afternoon at South Ninth Avenue and East Van Buren Street in Washington. They were a commercial Chevrolet van and a gray Pontiac. An officer responded. The van had already been moved to the other side of the street, and the driver of the other vehicle planned to do the same.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a vehicle that was parked on the side of the roadway, Saturday morning at 263rd Drive and Wayland Road in Washington. Juan T. Antonio, 26, was cited for no valid driver’s license.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Saturday morning at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth. The subject was just pulled over to rest.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with its flashers on, Saturday morning at South Second Avenue and East Jefferson Street in Washington. The driver was making arrangements to get it moved. About an hour later, the officer advised that the vehicle had been moved.

A caller Friday evening at 240th Street and Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported an unoccupied bus in the area. An officer responded. It was unknown if it was disabled, but the deputy believed that bus was used to transport field workers. It was on the shoulder of the road and not blocking the road.

An officer reported being out with an occupied vehicle with a flat tire, Saturday night at Highway 218 and 295th Street in Crawfordsville. The officer advised that the subjects had help on the way and were fine.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Sunday afternoon at Highway 1 and 270th Street in Washington. Randall Rayvon Woodson, 22, of Fairfield, was cited for driving under suspension, fifth offense. The vehicle occupants walked to Washington to find assistance to get their vehicle running. Dispatch later received a call that subjects were out working on the vehicle. An officer responded and transported one male to Jefferson County.

Animal complaint

A caller reported a cat bite, Friday afternoon in the 400o block of Sixth Street in Kalona. An officer responded for documentation purposes. The animal was sent for testing at the Hygienic Lab. Environmental Health was also notified, and the veterinary clinic will send a copy of the report when it is received.

A caller Saturday night at West Second Street and North Avenue B in Washington reported that a subject’s dogs wouldn’t let her into the park, and they were grilling. An officer responded. The dogs were fine. Subjects were advised by the animal shelter personnel that they could not be grilling in the dog park.

Dispatch received a call that there was an injured deer in the roadway, Sunday morning in the 2500 block of Highway 1 in Washington. An officer responded and was unable to locate the deer.

A caller Sunday morning at Sixth Street and G Avenue in Kalona reported that a male gray pitbull was running around the elementary school in Kalona. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

Dispatch received a report from Keokuk County, Sunday night, that they had a subject at their health center with a dog bite that had occurred in the 200 block of Highway 92 in West Chester. An officer spoke with the dog owner. She was going to get proof of vaccinations to the officer. The dog will be quarantined at its home for 10 days, with a veterinary follow-up afterward. Documentation was made.

Assault

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported his girlfriend was intoxicated and assaulted him an hour earlier. She had left on foot, wearing a pink tank top and shorts. Officers responded. A reported will be filed. Charges are pending for domestic abuse assault.

Barking dog

A caller Saturday night in the 600 block of Ninth Avenue in Wellman reported a dog barking. An officer responded. A verbal warning for dog barking was given to the owners.

Disorderly conduct

The county attorney requested an officer for a subject outside of the district court, Friday afternoon in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington. Officers responded. The subject left, and they would call back if she returned.

A caller Friday night in the 300 block of West Third Street in Washington reported being in a verbal dispute with her boyfriend. Officers responded. The parties both agreed that they would be OK with remaining at the residence together.

DP & Q

A caller Friday night in the 1300 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that subjects across the street were setting off fireworks. The incident is under investigation.

A caller Saturday night in the 1q0o0 block of First Street in Kalona reported a male subject in the parking lot setting off fireworks. An officer responded and asked the subject to move along.

An officer reported being out with a subject who was setting off fireworks, Saturday night in the 400 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington. A verbal warning was given to the subject.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1900 block of Larch Avenue in Washington reported that his brother was not letting his mother leave. The incident was verbal at that time but could become physical. The parties were separated. Officers responded. The mother left with two adult children, and the other adult son intended to gather his belongings and leave.

A caller Sunday morning in the 2100 block of Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported that his ex-wife and her boyfriend were in an argument. He took the youngsters’ phones away when they were supposed to go on vacation. An officer responded. The parties separated. The female subject may be back for a civil standby later in the day. Nothing physical had occurred.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington reported a possible violation of a no-contact order. An officer spoke with both parties. There was no violation. They planned to make arrangements for her to see the youngsters before leaving town that day.

Fraud

A caller Saturday evening in the 2800 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a scam. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made.

Illegal dumping

An officer reported being out at a residence in reference to illegal dumping, Friday evening in the 900 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington. Four bags of trash were located with no identifies. They were disposed of.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported illegal dumping behind the store. Seven white bags and three coats were disposed of in their dumpster. There were no identifiers. The city will be contacted to pick up the trash.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported harassment from their neighbor. The neighbor’s friend called in later, advising that the previous caller was harassing his friend as well. An officer spoke with all parties involved and advised them to have no further contact.

Suspicious activity

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with the lights on, Saturday morning at West Washington Street and South Avenue B in Washington. The vehicle was secure, and no one was around.

A caller reported suspicious activity, Saturday night in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington. Extra patrol was arranged.

A caller Sunday morning in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington reported suspicious activity. Officers responded. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday evening in the 3300 block of Elm Avenue in Brighton reported a pickup in the field that did not appear to belong there. An officer responded and made contact with the owner. Everything was fine.

A caller Sunday night in the 100 block of E Avenue in Kalona reported a suspicious male subject going through people’s belongings and acting odd. The subject was wearing gray shorts and a white tank top. Officers checked the area. The subject had been last seen walking eastbound on Highway 22. They were unable to locate him.

Trespass

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of East Third Street in Washington requested to see an officer in reference to a subject’s living in her storage unit. An officer responded. Documentation was made. The subject was not there upon the officer’s arrival, and the caller requested that the officer check back.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1800 block of Palm Avenue in Washington reported that he rented property and there was suspicious activity. An officer responded. There were no suspects. The activity happened sometime the previous night. Extra patrol was requested.

Welfare check

A caller Friday night in the 100 block of Highway 92 in West Chester requested a welfare check on their children. They were with their father, and he had been sending harassing text messages. An officer responded. The subjects were fine, and the caller was made aware. The subject was advised to stop harassing the caller.

A lifeline call for a subject was reported Saturday morning in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona. An officer responded and spoke with the subject’s family. They were going to contact Lifeline. There was no medical problem.

A caller Saturday afternoon at 220th Street and Highway 218 in Ainsworth reported that a male subject appeared to be passed out inside his vehicle. The car door was open. The vehicle was a white Buick. Ainsworth QRS, an ambulance and an officer responded. They were unable to locate the vehicle at the scene.

A caller Sunday morning in the 700 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that a baby had been crying for an hour in the upstairs apartment, a requested a welfare check. A 6-month-old child was crying upon an officer’s arrival. The child’s father woke up and tended to the child, who was just hungry. DHS will be contacted.

All other theft

A caller Friday morning in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported a gas drive-off of $46 that occurred at about 5 p.m. the previous day. No license plate information was available. A male subject purchased other items inside. The caller requested a deputy to identify the subject on video. Officers responded and were unable to identify the subject, who was driving a maroon extended cab truck. The information was documented.

A caller Friday morning in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman took a Hawkeye poster to be framed, and instead it was sold to a male subject at the bar. An officer spoke with the caller and the county attorney’s office, and was advised that this was a civil matter and could be settled in small-0claims court. The caller was given her options. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday morning in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $25.04. An officer responded, and the subject had a receipt of payment.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington reported that she let subjects live in her home before she was evicted, and that then items were missing. An officer responded. The items were located, and nothing appeared to be stolen. The information was documented.

A caller Saturday night in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $30. The subject left, driving westbound. An officer located the subject, and he advised that he would go back and pay.

All other offenses

A caller Friday night in the 600 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported that a subject was at the residence and the caller did not want him there. He was asked to leave. An officer responded and checked the property but was unable to locate the subject.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that a male subject came into the store and provided a fake identification. The vehicle license number was provided. The subject left driving westbound. An officer responded and retrieved the ID from the clerk. Management planned to get a video the next day. The incident is under investigation.

A caller Sunday morning in the 600 block of North Avenue D in Washington reported that she received a call on her work phone that a female was being threatened. Officers responded and located the female. She received harassing texts from an ex-boyfriend. Jason Linn Striegel, 41, of Washington, was cited into court for harassment.

 

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