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Police log - July 29, 2014

Jul 29, 2014

The police log was 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 — 28

Treatment — 0

Male section — 20

Female section — 4

Work release — 1

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 2

Other facility — 0



Robert Allen Lothridge, 38, of Iowa City, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington for failure to appear for probation violation.


Traffic other

A group of minors were reported throwing rocks at vehicles at East Hickory Street and Schnoebelen Street in Riverside Monday afternoon. Rocks had hit the caller’s grain semi but no noticeable damage was reported. Officers responded and spoke to people who had seen the juveniles, but the juveniles were no longer in the area. The incident was documented.


Fire calls

A large amount of black smoke was reported coming from behind a shed in the 1700 block of Tulip Avenue in Ainsworth. Riverside Fire Department responded. It was an unattended brush pile fire.


All other thefts

A caller in the 20 block of West First Street in Riverside reported Monday afternoon someone had stolen his wallet. The contents included his driver’s license, debit card and two checks. Officers were advised. The caller later advised locating his wallet.



A caller in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported Monday night a subject was harassing her. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.


Disorderly conduct

Two subjects were reported yelling at each other Monday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Officers responded. The parties were separated.



A caller in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Brighton reported Monday afternoon that the subject who lives in the house east of his property continually trespasses. He requested a deputy speak with them.


Animal complaints

A dog was reported in distress Monday afternoon in the 800 block of 10th Street in Kalona. Officers were unable to locate.


Welfare check

A welfare check was requested Monday evening on a dog in the 800 block of 11th Street in Kalona that was barking as if it was in pain. Officers responded. The dogs were in good health. No problem.


Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported Monday morning receiving a hang-up 911 call from a residence in the 900 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The couple had been in a verbal. Problem resolved.


Suspicious activities

The back door of a vacant house in the 600 block of Park Street in Ainsworth was reported open Monday morning and children were running in and out. Officers responded and secured the house. Children were told to stay off the property.

A caller in the 1700 block of Dogwood Avenue in Keota reported Monday night that his daughter came home and there was someone sitting in the driveway and she was nervous about going to the house alone. Officers responded. The vehicle was gone on arrival.



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