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Police log - July 27, 2017

Jul 27, 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 – 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

Juan Bosco Mareno Garibay, 31, of Washington was arrested Tuesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for controlled substance violation, failure to affix drug stamp, possession of controlled substance – marijuana, second offense.

Orion Eugene Lovegreen, 22, of Washington was arrested Tuesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a state DNR warrant for possession of controlled substance – marijuana, third or subsequent offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Traffic accident

A caller Tuesday night in the 1300 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported her daughter’s Honda Civic was struck sometime that day while parked in front of their residence. Damage was under $1,500. The operator of the other vehicle was a juvenile.

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday morning in the 400 block of AMVETS Road in Kalona reported vandalism to the parking lot of the AMVETS in Richmond. An officer responded. It appeared that someone had driven recklessly in the parking lot, causing marks in the concrete.

A caller Tuesday night in the 200 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported a green Pontiac Grand Am had been parked on Fifth Street for more than 24 hours. A 24-hour tow tag was placed on the vehicle. An officer planned to check back.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 2700 block of Red Oak Avenue in Washington reported someone drove into his yard, hit a tree and a camper and left going eastbound. Left behind were a bumper and plastic pieces. The caller had no vehicle description. Officers responded and located the vehicle in the 2700 block of Spruce Avenue, with no subjects inside. The incident is under investigation. The vehicle was towed, to be be released when the tow bill is paid, and a hold was put on the vehicle until the officer could speak with the driver.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a vehicle along the roadway, Tuesday afternoon at Spruce and 220th Street in Washington. The vehicle owner had help coming. There were no further problems.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle along the roadway, Tuesday afternoon at 220th Street and Riverside Road in Washington. No one was around. The vehicle was checked.

An officer received a report of a suspicious vehicle, Tuesday evening in the 1200 block of East Washington Street in Washington. The officer advised that the subjects’ vehicle broke down and they were working on it. If they could not get it running, they would have the vehicle removed from the parking lot.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle that had the flashers on, Tuesday night at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth. There was no one around. The vehicle was entered into the system.

Fire calls

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 400 block of South Seventh Avenue in Washington reported that someone was tearing a house down and was doing burning on the property. An officer spoke with the owner of the property, who was advised of the city ordinance.

A caller Tuesday evening in the 2500 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth reported he had a fire burning and it was out of control. Ainsworth Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning at Ginkgo Avenue and First Avenue in Wellman reported cattle out in the ditch area outside the fence. An officer responded. No cattle were located outside the fenced-in area.

Dispatch received a report, Tuesday morning in the 200 block of Mather Street in Ainsworth, that a pit bull chased after and jumped on a female subject who was walking by a residence in Haskins. An officer responded and spoke with all parties. The dog had broken off the chain. The owner of the dog was advised on the incident and given verbal warning of the county ordinance.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona requested a welfare check on a skinny black Lab pup usually tied out or running loose in the area. An officer responded and did see bowls, but there was no dog visible there. The officer was unable to locate the dog.

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Wednesday morning at B Avenue and First Street in Kalona. Three juveniles were given verbal warnings for curfew. They advised they would be on their way home.

Family offense non-violent

A caller Tuesday night in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported a possible violation of a no-contact order. An officer spoke with the caller and planned to check with the county attorney, but did not believe it was a violation.

Fraud

A caller Tuesday night in the 800 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported a subject was selling a 100-gallon fuel tank on Facebook, and it did not belong to him. The report is under investigation. A statement was taken and was going to be turned over to the county attorney.

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported a caller called 911 multiple times while being in a verbal dispute with her husband, Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of West Tyler Street in Washington. Officers responded. The male subject left the residence with his sister. The parties separated.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday night in the 1000 block of South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that a male juvenile was harassing her daughter via Messenger and would not stop. An officer spoke with the male juvenile and his parents. He advised he would stop calling the caller’s daughter.

A caller Tuesday night in the 500 block of West Main Street in Washington reported a couple of teenagers, one on a bike and one walking, grabbed a fence post that was in the caller’s yard. They were then walking eastbound toward the square. They had been harassing the caller. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subjects.

Motor vehicle theft

A caller Tuesday night in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington reported her vehicle was stolen from the apartment complex. An officer responded. Neither registered owner wanted to pursue charges, they just wanted the vehicle returned.

Public service contacts

A caller Tuesday evening in the 600 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a gas smell coming from the south of their residence. An officer spoke with the resident. Alliant Energy was called to check it out.

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of East Main Street in Washington reported a subject from across the street had entered their home and taken some items out of the home. An officer responded and spoke with all parties involved. The subject who entered the home was advised not to trespass.

All other theft

A caller Tuesday morning in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported to an officer the theft of large-quantity amounts of paper towels from the gas pumps area. An officer spoke with the suspect and advised that next time would result in theft charges. Documentation was made.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported some items stolen by an ex-girlfriend, and wanted to get them back. An officer spoke with the subject, who was going to work on a list and bring it to the center.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a theft at the business. An officer advised a report to be filed.

A gas drive-off in the amount of $36.61 was reported Tuesday night in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Washington, and it had occurred in the past five minutes. The vehicle was a dark gray minivan which was traveling northbound. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday morning in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported illegal burning of trash bags in the backyard. An officer responded, and no one would come to the door. He found a bucket to put out the fire, and contacted the owner of the building as well, and notified the owner of the ongoing issue.

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