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Police log - July 11, 2017

Jul 11, 2017

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 – 17

Females – 2

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 10

Treatment – 1

Holding – 0

Other facility – 0

Total – 31

Arrests

Zachary Ryan Bonebrake, 31, of Washington was arrested Friday morning in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington on a charge of domestic assault.

Natasha Marie Jones, 32, of Kalona was arrested Friday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on charges of second-degree controlled substance – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brandon Jordan Ball, 28, of Letts was arrested Friday afternoon in the 600 block of East Madison Street in Washington on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Odalis Elaine Zamudio, 18, of Washington was arrested Saturday night in the 1000 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington on a charge of operation without owner’s consent.

Roger Lee Smith, 51, of Brighton was arrested Saturday night in the 200 block of West Washington Street in Brighton on Department of Natural Resources charges of failure to affix tax stamp, possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Amanda Lynn Nichols, 46, of Muscatine was arrested Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside on charges of possession of controlled substance – methamphetamine, third or subsequent, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday noon at Highway 218 and 135th Street in Riverside reported an accident involving a semi and a truck and trailer, heading northbound on Highway 218. It was no accident; it was a truck and trailer with two flat tires, in the median. An officer responded. There were no injuries or damage, and the owners had help coming to change the tires. They were well off the roadway in the median.

A caller Friday evening in the 3100 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth reported hitting a deer on Highway 218 about two miles north of Highway 92. The vehicle was drivable. The accident was documented.

A caller Saturday morning at Highway 218 and 282nd Street reported a car vs. deer accident. The vehicle was not drivable. An officer responded. The subject had a private tow en route and someone was giving them a ride to Burlington.

A caller Sunday afternoon at Orange Avenue and 110th Street in Kalona reported a buggy upside down in the ditch near Highway 22 and Orange Avenue. There were some Amish men walking up the hill. An officer responded and located the buggy in an alfalfa field east. No one was around.

Traffic other

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1500 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported a red Chevrolet truck had been parked for multiple days without being moved. It was also parked facing the wrong direction. An officer responded. The owner will get the vehicle moved.

An officer reported counseling a driver on driving, Saturday night in the 800 block of South Second Avenue in Washington.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with its flashers on, Saturday morning at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth. The subject had a flat tire. A towing service was requested to help get the lug nut off the tire.

Dispatch received a report of a disabled vehicle on the side of the road, Sunday morning at Highway 218 and 335th Street in Crawfordsville. An officer responded and gave a female subject and her daughter a ride to a gas station in Olds. Permelia Marie Ellis of Mount Pleasant was cited for driving under suspension, sixth offense.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Sunday night at 250th Street and Kiwi Avenue in Washington. The subject had a flat tire and was almost finished changing it.

Fire calls

A caller Friday morning in the 28000 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth reported a navy Ford Explorer was smoking and the engine compartment was hot, and requested that a fire department respond. Ainsworth Fire Department was paged and requested the Columbus Junction Fire Department to respond. A Washington County officer and a Columbus Junction Police Department officer also responded.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 2800 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported a car on fire in a field. Washington Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of Ivy Avenue in Kalona reported that he had a field fire, and requested Kalona Fire Department. Kalona Fire responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Friday night in the 100 block of C Avenue in Kalona reported that she left her gas stove running for three to four hours. When she got back, it smelled like gas, and she requested the fire department. Kalona Fire, Kalona QRS, and Alliant Energy all responded.

Dispatch received a report of a fire, Sunday night in the 1100 block of East Third Street in Washington. Ambulance personnel said the fire was going up a tree by a light pole. Washington Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. The tree belongs to the city and will need to be cut down.

Animal complaint

An officer reported being out with a loose dog, Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of North Third Avenue in Washington. The officer located where the dog belonged, and returned it to the residence. No one was home at the time. The dog was a white poodle, very old, blind, and deaf. The officer made contact with the owners and made them aware that the dog was loose.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of North Taylor Street in Brighton reported a black Lab with a worn collar and no tags, running loose in the trailer court. An officer responded and located the dog and got it tied up at the reporting party’s address until Paws and More came to pick up the dog. The officer located the owners and advised them of the whereabouts of their dog.

A caller Saturday night in the 600 block of East Main Street in Brighton reported a large black dog was running loose, and also made a complaint of fireworks going off. An officer responded and spoke to the reporting party. The officer was unable to locate any fireworks. The loose dog was a black and white Collie, with no collar, and seemed very friendly.

A caller Sunday morning in the 600 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a white male subject walking two small white dogs was not cleaning up after the dogs. An officer responded and was unable to locate the subject.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a chrome horse trailer pulled by a black Dodge truck with a peacock and a dog inside was parked near the entrance. The caller believed the animals might be overheating and could not see if they had water or not. An officer responded and spoke to the owner. She had just bottle-fed the goats, and the dog did have water. All of the animals appeared to be OK, and she was going to be leaving.

Assault

A caller Sunday night in the 300 block of East Main Street in Brighton reported that her son was assaulted by another male subject. He was bleeding from his face but did not want QRS or ambulance to respond. The caller advised she was taking him to the hospital. An officer responded, and no one was at the residence. Another officer responded to Washington County Hospital. The incident is under investigation.

Barking dog

A caller Sunday morning in the 100 block of East Columbus Street in Crawfordsville reported her neighbor’s dog was barking. An officer responded and was unable to locate the animal.

Burglary

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 800 block of West Third Street in Kalona reported that within the past two  hours someone broke into his work vehicle and stole a tablet. He attempted to locate it but was saying it could not be located. An officer responded. A ZTE ZPad was stolen. The reporting party was continuing to try to locate it via GPS location services on the tablet. If he should find a location, he was going to call back in with that information.

Civil standby

An officer reported being out assisting with a civil standby, Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Items were retrieved.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of McCreedy Drive in Washington requested a civil standby in 15 minutes. He wanted to retrieve some belongings and a car. An officer responded and assisted.

Curfew/loitering

An officer reported being out with vehicles in the 100 block of North Avenue H in Washington, Sunday morning. Another officer also responded. The officers followed a vehicle with juvenile subjects inside, to a residence in Washington to make sure they went home. Verbal warnings were given to the juvenile subjects for curfew violation.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Friday night in the 100 block of South Farmer Street in Brighton reported that his mother wouldn’t let him have his belongings and his father hit him twice. He requested a deputy. An officer spoke with all parties. The caller was the one causing the problems, and he left the residence.

A caller Friday night in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported there was a female yelling for help across the street, and was unsure of what was going on. An officer spoke with both the male and the female at the residence. The female subject was extremely intoxicated, and the male subject was trying to get her back inside the residence. They were then all back inside the residence.

A caller Saturday night in the 1200 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported a large group of people in some sort of domestic situation. An officer spoke with all parties involved. Two sisters were fighting over an iPhone. The phone was returned and all subjects dispersed.

A caller Saturday night at South Fourth Avenue and East Washington Street in Washington reported a male and a female yelling and breaking glass in the alley. An officer spoke with both subjects. The incident was verbal only. Garrett Levi Fedler, 19, of Washington was cited for driving under suspension.

DP & Q

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of North Avenue C in Washington reported loud exhaust on an ATV. An officer responded. The ATV was not being used upon the officer’s arrival.

A caller Saturday night in the 500 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported there were fireworks coming into her yard from the neighbor’s yard. An officer spoke with subjects, who were going to check with the neighbors, and if there was any debris they would clean it up.

A caller Saturday night in the 400 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported someone setting off fireworks north of his residence. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

A caller Saturday night in the 200 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported fireworks being set off in her area. An officer responded and spoke with some subjects on South Marion Avenue. They were advised of the ordinance, and were out of fireworks.

A caller Saturday night in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported fireworks going off in the area. A second caller at the same time reported fireworks going off in the area of the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

A caller Sunday night in the 700 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported that the neighbors were setting off fireworks. An officer responded and was unable to locate anything in the area.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Saturday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported someone made a threat to her via Facebook. An officer spoke with the reporting party. She blocked the other female on Facebook. The information was documented.

Suspicious activity

A caller Friday afternoon at East Washington Street and South Iowa Avenue reported a male subject with unusual behavior near the water fountain on the square. He was eating grass and bouncing off the back of benches. He was described as a white male wearing biker shorts and a sweatshirt. An officer located the subject at the YMCA on the square. The officer advised that the subject was going home.

A caller Saturday morning in the 900 block of First Avenue in Wellman reported suspicious activity. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

A caller Saturday morning in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported suspicious activity. Officers responded. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday morning in the 700 block of Sixth Avenue in Wellman reported locating an arrow stuck in the side of his residence. An officer responded, checked the area and was checking with neighbors regarding the incident. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3100 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth reported a straight truck that had been parked behind a former gas station since Saturday noon. It was still there and still running. An officer located the truck and occupants. The truck was getting worked on and had mechanical issues. There were no problems.

Trespass

A caller Sunday night in the 200 block of South Main Street in Crawfordsville reported her two sons were caught inside the school building. She did bring them home, and they were still home at the time of the call. An officer called the reporting party, documented the incident and will contact the school district.

Vandalism

A caller Saturday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported an inmate tore up a mattress and also broke a breakfast tray. Officers responded. A report will be filed. Charges were filed on Brandon Jordan Ball, 28, of Letts for fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Welfare check

A caller Sunday night in the 600 block of 12th Avenue in Kalona requested a welfare check on a female who was sending her messages making suicidal comments. An officer responded. The female subject was OK and stated she took her nightly medications and was going to bed.

All other theft

A caller Friday afternoon in the 900 block of Seventh Street in Kalona reported the theft of a silver gazing ball and stand and also a green gazing ball, from her house sometime during the week. The caller wanted documentation only.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 900 block of East Second Street in Washington reported the theft of a black and orange Mongoose bicycle, and the perpetrator left another in its place, a pink and white Schwinn. The caller had a juvenile suspect and asked to speak with an officer. An officer responded and was unable to locate the stolen bicycle. They had no serial numbers for entry. The other bike was retrieved by the owner. The incident was documented.

All other offenses

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported an altercation between a younger male and a younger female subject. An officer arrived and was unable to locate the vehicle. The caller called again later, advising that the male and the female had returned to the business. No altercation had occurred. The subjects were looking for something they misplaced.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of South Wiley Boulevard in Washington reported panhandlers with two small children who were asking for food and gas. They had two small children, 18 months of age and 3 years of age, and they appeared to be overheated. An officer responded and escorted them to the sheriff’s office. An officer assisted them with Salvation Army funds.

An officer reported an inmate had pulled off the sprinkler in his cell, Saturday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Officers responded. Charges are pending for criminal mischief, when damage estimates are received.

An officer reported being out with a male subject who advised he was just walking to a convenience store, Saturday night at Schnoebelen Street and East Hickory Street in Riverside. Everything was fine.

A caller Sunday morning in the 2500 block of Sockum Ridge Road in Washington reported a female subject took his vehicle Wednesday evening and had not come back with it. The incident was a civil matter. An officer located the vehicle and the subject and advised her to return it to the owner of the vehicle.

An officer received a report of youngsters jumping off the fountain at the square, Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of South Iowa Avenue. The officer responded but did not locate any children. The officer spoke to a subject on the square, who reported not having seen any children jumping off of the fountain.

A caller Monday morning in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported a customer was being uncooperative. An officer responded. Everything was worked out with no issues.

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