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Police log - July 30, 2013

Jul 30, 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 — 33

Treatment — 0

Male section — 16

Female section — 4

Work release — 1

Holding — 2

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 10



Dale Raymond Rotzinger, 74, of Richland, was arrested Monday morning in the 1000 block of Highways 1 and 78 in Richland for two counts of violation of a no-contact order.

Miguel Perez Herrera, 40, of Columbus Junction, was arrested Monday morning on Highway 218 in Riverside for OWI.

James Howard Jones, 76, of Marshalltown, was arrested Tuesday morning on Highway 218 in Ainsworth for OWI.



A search warrant was reported executed Monday morning in the 500 block of North C Avenue in Washington. A report will be filed.


Traffic accidents

A two-vehicle accident was reported Monday morning on South B Avenue in Washington. Information was exchanged.

A caller in the 1200 block of Willow Avenue in Riverside reported Monday afternoon her grandson took their 4-wheeler without permission and the neighbor advised he had gone through the fence. There were two other grandchildren with him and the caller was unsure how many were injured. Riverside QRS, Washington County Ambulance and officers responded. One subject was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.


Fire calls

A fire alarm was reported Monday morning in the 500 block of North 12th Avenue in Washington. Washington Fire Department responded. It was a false alarm.

Subjects in the 200 block of South D Avenue in Washington were reported burning Monday afternoon. Officers responded. The subjects put the fire out.


Sexual child abuse

A caller in Washington County reported Monday afternoon her granddaughter was possibly sexually assaulted. Officers responded. The incident was unfounded.


Drug/narcotics violations

Montana Paige Fister, 18, of Davenport, was cited Monday night in the 1000 block of West Monroe Street in Washington for possession of drug paraphernalia.



A vehicle in the 1000 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington was reported vandalized. The incident was documented.

Someone reported vandalized a yard in the 900 block of Eighth Street in Kalona Tuesday morning and had written slurs toward a family member on the driveway. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 2900 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported Monday evening a subject was harassing her. Officers spoke with the subject and advised her to cease contact or charges would be filed.

A caller in the 400 block of East Main Street in Brighton reported Monday evening a subject was harassing her. Officers spoke with both parties.


Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 2200 block of Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported Monday afternoon her grandson was out-of-control and tearing the house apart. Officers responded. The subject calmed down.


Animal complaints

A barking dog was reported Monday morning at North Fifth and East 11th in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

Seven chickens were reported loose Monday morning in the 600 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.

A loose dog was reported Monday evening in the 400 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington. Officers spoke with the owner. A verbal warning was given.


All other offenses

Two subjects were reported having a verbal altercation Monday afternoon in the 400 block of East Main Street in Washington. Officers responded.

Subjects were reported shooting off bottle rockets Monday night at Van Buren Street in Brighton. Officers were unable to locate.


Suspicious activity

A vehicle was reported parked in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona Monday afternoon and had been there since the previous evening. Officers responded and attempted to contact the owner.

A naked subject was reported running around a parking lot in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington Monday afternoon. Officers responded.


Welfare check

A customer reportedly pushed an On-Star button Monday afternoon at Iowa/Washington Road and Dogwood Avenue in Wellman and would not respond. Officers and Washington County Ambulance responded. No problem.

A caller in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported Monday night that two people were staying with her during detassling season and she believed one of them might be having an altercation with her children. Officers responded. Verbal only.



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