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Police log - July 25, 2013

Jul 25, 2013

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.

Total — 29

Treatment — 0

Male section — 15

Female section — 3

Work release — 0

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 11


Traffic accidents

An accident was reported Wednesday afternoon on the G36 ramp at Highway 218 in Ainsworth. Officers responded.

A vehicle was reported in a ditch at Spruce Avenue and Sockum Ridge Road in Washington Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Wednesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington. Officers responded. Information was exchanged.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday night at Gum and 190th in Washington. The incident was documented.


Traffic other

James Daniel Hammel, 29, of Wellman, was cited Wednesday morning in the 900 block of First Avenue in Wellman for driving under suspension.


Fire calls

A strong gas smell was reported Wednesday evening in the 400 block of Fifth Street in Kalona. Kalona Fire and officers responded.

An anhydrous ammonia leak was reported Wednesday evening in the 2900 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth. Ainsworth Fire Department, Washington Fire Department, and Washington County Ambulance responded. The leak was contained.

A citizen reported that a loud audible alarm was coming from a residence in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington. Officers responded. It was a carbon monoxide detector. No carbon monoxide was found and the resident was fine.


Illegal dumping

A vehicle reportedly dumped trash into a city dumpster at North Park in Wellman, a caller reported Wednesday afternoon. The city will send the subject a letter advising them not to put personal trash in the city dumpster.


Phone trap

A caller in the 600 block of East 15th Street in Washington reported Thursday morning that he was receiving continuous automated phone calls to his residence for someone who doesn’t live there. Officers responded and information on a phone trap/trace was given.


Animal complaints

An injured rabbit was reported Wednesday morning in the 700 block of West Main Street in Washington. It was hit in the road and another rabbit wouldn’t leave it. Officers responded. The situation was resolved.

Two pit bulls reportedly attacked the caller’s dog in the 200 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers were unable to locate the dogs.



Subjects were reported being loud Wednesday night in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington. Officers responded.

A subject was reported walking at East Madison and Ninth Street in Washington Thursday morning and another subject was driving a car beside the person and both were screaming at each other. Officers responded and spoke with the driver. He was trying to help a friend get home.


Runaway/missing person

An 8-year-old child was reported missing Wednesday afternoon in the City of Washington. Officers, Washington County Ambulance and Washington Fire Department responded. The child was located.


Family offense non violent

An officer was requested Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of East Seventh Street in Washington for an out-of-control 5-year-old. Officers responded. The child was counseled.


Welfare check

A caller in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported Wednesday morning that a client missed her appointment with the mini bus. Officers responded. The subject was fine.



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