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Police log - July 6, 2018

Jul 06, 2018

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

Wade Donovan Patterson, 33, of Oakville, was arrested Tuesday night at East 11th Street and North Second Avenue in Washington on a Louisa County warrant for operating without owner’s consent. Samantha Nicole Wheeler, 29, of Washington, was arrested at the same time and location on a charge of interference with official acts. She was also wanted by Louisa County for driving while license suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia, false report, second-degree theft and third-degree burglary. She was also wanted by Jefferson County for failure to appear for initial appearance on possession of controlled substance second offense, and failure to appear for initial appearance on original charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Zhiyu Sun, 29, of Iowa City, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication, first offense.

Christopher Donald Jones, 27, of Sioux City, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 400 block of Seventh Street in Sioux City on two Washington warrants, for possession of controlled substance – marijuana, third or subsequent offense, and failure to appear for pretrial on OWI, first offense.

Jason Robert Potts, 35, of Brighton, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the 1300 block of Pleasant Plain Road in Brighton on an Iowa State Patrol charge of driving while license under suspension.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Tuesday morning at Highway 22 and the Highway 218 ramp in Riverside reported a two-vehicle accident northbound off the ramp. An officer responded. A state report was filed. Alan Nguyen, of Iowa City, was cited for failure to yield upon left turn.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that another vehicle struck his at the car wash. An officer responded. It was a non-reportable accident, and drivers’ information was exchanged.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 500 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that someone hit their vehicle sometime during the night. There was damage to the driver side, along with light-color paint transfer. An officer responded. The incident had occurred sometime after 11 p.m. Documentation was made.

An officer reported a single-vehicle with no injuries, Wednesday evening at North Benton Street and East Fountain Street in Brighton. A towing company responded. Charges were filed on a juvenile for operating while intoxicated, first offense, and failure to maintain control.

A caller Wednesday night in the 1300 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman reported that a subject rolled a four-wheeler on the property. They were conscious and alert, with a head injury. An officer, Wellman QRS, Wellman Fire Department, Wellman Rescue, AirCare and an ambulance responded. AirCare was disregarded by the ambulance. The ambulance transported the patient to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

 

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Wednesday afternoon at 230th Street and Highway 1 in Washington.   Frank Jose Acevedo IV, 24, of Hills, was cited into court for driving while barred. A court date was set. The vehicle was to remain at the scene. Arrangements would be made to pick up the subject, the youngsters and the vehicle. About an hour later, the officer advised that the vehicle had been picked up.

A caller Thursday morning at Highway 92 and Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported that a Canadian Pacific train hit a vehicle on the tracks. The caller believed the vehicle was empty but was not sure. No one on the train was reporting injuries. An officer and Ainsworth Fire Department responded and disregarded Washington County Rescue, Ainsworth QRS, an ambulance, and AirCare. The vehicle was unoccupied and was towed. Conditions of release were that the tow bill be paid and proof of insurance established.

 

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday morning at South Iowa Avenue and East Van Buren Street in Washington reported that an older male subject, driving a red TK with a topper, ran the stop sign. An officer was advised. The officer went to the residence, but no one came to the door. He planned to check back.

Dispatch received a report from the City Council of illegally parked trailers with no license plates, Tuesday night in the 1100 block of East Third Street in Washington. An officer spoke with the owner of the trailers, who agreed to move them off the street.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported an unoccupied disabled vehicle, Thursday morning at Highway 218 and 175th Street in Riverside. The vehicle was added to the system.

 

Fire calls

A fire alarm was reported Wednesday night in the 1600 block of Highway 22 in Wellman, on the lower level. It was a faulty sensor. There was no fire.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning in the 900 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported an opossum in the window well since the previous night. An officer responded and removed the animal.

An officer reported being out with a loose dog in reference to a complaint, Tuesday afternoon in the 400 block of East Main Street in Washington. A verbal warning was given to the dog’s owner. The dog was a medium-size light brown/tan/white dog with no collar.

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported a parked small white car had a dog inside. The windows were cracked. An officer spoke with the driver, who came out and took care of the dog.

 

Burglary

A caller Tuesday night in the 600 block of West Fountain Street in Brighton reported that someone stole his wife’s phone out of the residence. An officer responded, and the caller was not at the residence. Documentation was made.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Wednesday night in the 10 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported that his girlfriend was tearing up his trailer, and requested an officer. City units responded and assisted. The parties were separating for the night.

 

DP & Q

A caller Tuesday night at South Avenue D and West Jefferson Street in Washington reported that people were lighting fireworks in the roadway. An officer responded. The people in the area denied being in the roadway. They were advised to make sure they were on their property with their fireworks.

Caller Tuesday night in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington reported fireworks hitting their roof, and people in the street using fireworks. An officer spoke to three groups and advised them to cease their fireworks. The officer then spoke to two other groups in the area and advised them to do the same.

Multiple callers Tuesday night in the 600 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported fireworks in the area. Officers were on another call at the time and were unable to respond.

A caller Tuesday night at South Avenue B and West Jefferson Street in Washington reported fireworks in the area of South Avenue B and West Jefferson Street, as well as at West Madison Street and South Avenue B. An officer responded and was unable to locate the fireworks.

A caller Tuesday night in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported fireworks in the trailer court. An officer responded and was unable to locate a problem.

A caller Wednesday evening in the 300 block of J Avenue in Kalona reported fireworks in the street. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate a problem.

A caller Wednesday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported that subjects were shooting off fireworks in the area. A warning was given to the subject shooting them off. He agreed to stop.

An officer reported being out with a subject in the park lighting fireworks, Wednesday night in the 1100 block of E Avenue in Kalona. The officer advised the subject of the ordinance.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Wednesday night in the 700 block of 11th Street in Wellman reported that her husband came home under the influence of drugs. He was on probation, and had it in the house. The caller requested a deputy. Officers responded. The subject was intoxicated, and the family had already disposed of the suspected drug. The incident was documented.

 

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Tuesday evening in the 400 block of Lincoln Street in Ainsworth reported that his wife was being belligerent at the residence, and requested a deputy. The female subject left upon the deputy’s arrival. An officer planned to return later for a civil standby. The officer returned, and no further problems were expected during the night.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 2800 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a violation of a no-contact order. The subject contacted her via Snapchat. An officer responded. The caller requested documentation.

A caller Thursday morning in the 2600 block of 320th Street in Wayland reported two people arguing along the roadway, and a white or gray Grand Prix/Grand Am was parked west of them down the roadway. An officer responded, and an additional officer was disregarded. The subjects were just arguing, and nothing physical had occurred. They were going to drive to a friend’s home for the night.

 

Fraud

A caller Wednesday night in the 200 block of East Washington Street reported fraud. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made.

 

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported a hang-up 911 call, Wednesday morning in the 500 block of West Fifth Street in Washington. An officer spoke with the father at the residence and advised that one of his children dialed 911 and hung up. He was going to handle the situation.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 800 block of West Third Street in Washington reported a property dispute with her neighbor, and now the neighbor was threatening to injure their dog. An officer responded and spoke with the neighbor. They were counseled on making threats, and advised of the property line. The incident was documented.

An officer reported being flagged down Tuesday night in the 200 block of West Madison Street in Washington, by a subject who said someone yelled at him for having his dog in the store. The subject wanted an officer to speak with the other person. An officer spoke with the female who had yelled at the subject. She would not be going back to the store.

A caller early Thursday morning in the 400 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth reported harassment. An officer spoke with the caller, who was also requesting a welfare check on the male subject and requesting no further contact. The information was documented. An officer spoke with the male by phone for the welfare check, and he was fine.

 

Runaways/missing person

A caller Wednesday night at Seventh Street and Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported locating a very young male in a diaper and shorts, crossing Highway 22 in Wellman. He could not tell the caller his name, and the caller was unsure where he belonged. He had bruising around his eye and on his back. The caller requested assistance. An officer and Wellman QRS responded. The parents were located, and the child was returned. DHS will be contacted. A report was filed.

 

Search warrant

An officer reported conducting a search warrant on a vehicle, Tuesday night in the 1500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington. The search warrant was conducted. A report will be filed.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of South Ninth Avenue in Washington reported a suspicious white male wearing a light blue shirt and tan shorts and carrying an iPad, going door to door. He claimed to be from a telecommunications company and was asking to come inside and use the restroom. He was last seen walking southbound. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the subject.

Callers Tuesday night in the 1600 block of Highway 92 in Keota reported a female and two males came to the store, acting suspicious and looking for their children. They then left, heading westbound on Highway 92.   An officer responded and was unable to locate the subjects in the area.

An officer reported being out with subjects, Tuesday night in the 2000 block of Highway 78 in Brighton. Everything was fine, and they were going to be on their way.

 

 

 

 

 

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday morning in the 200 block of West Harrison Street in Washington reported a subject possibly sleeping in a company truck owned by his employers, and requested a welfare check. An officer responded, and the subject was OK.

Johnson County reported being out at a residence in Washington County, Tuesday night in the 1200 block of Highway 1 in Kalona, and requested assistance. A Washington County officer, Kalona QRS, an ambulance and Johnson County deputies responded. There was no transport by the ambulance. A report will be filed. Charges are pending DCI Lab results on an adult Kalona resident, and charges are also pending DCI Lab results on a juvenile male subject.

A caller Tuesday night in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported that two juveniles ran in front of him in the roadway. An off-duty deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the juveniles.

A caller reported being at a residence in reference to a welfare check, Wednesday afternoon in the 600 block of West Main Street, and requested an officer to assist. An officer responded. The subjects were not home.

All other theft

A caller Tuesday morning in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported the theft of a leaf blower out of the back of his truck. It was an orange and gray Stihl two-stroke leaf blower. An officer was advised for documentation. The caller was going to attempt to locate a serial number.

Two subjects were at the Police Department, Tuesday afternoon, to speak with an officer in reference to thefts in the 300 block of North Avenue B in Washington. An officer responded, and they had already left. He contacted them by phone. The information was documented for the time being.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of North Van Buren Street in Brighton reported a gas drive-off by someone in a small gray SUV last seen traveling westbound on Highway 78. The license plate number did not match the vehicle description. An officer was advised, and the incident was documented.

A caller Thursday morning in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $9.99, which had occurred five hours earlier, shortly after midnight. An officer was advised and tried to make contact by phone, with no answer. Jefferson County was advised and did not have a current address for the subject. Documentation was made, and the convenience store personnel were to call back if he returned and paid.

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported that three male juveniles were sent out of the library, and they were then hanging around out front, putting their hands on the windows. The subjects were moving on when the officer arrived, and no further problems were anticipated. The caller then called back, advising that the juveniles were back and were inside, and the caller requested an officer. An officer spoke with the youngsters, who were advised to leave and not return without parental supervision.

A caller Tuesday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported that subjects were shooting off fireworks across the street from her home. They had a white car port. One subject was given a verbal warning.

A caller Tuesday night in the 600 block of East Madison Street in Brighton reported that someone was still setting off fireworks in Brighton, and requested a deputy. The caller spoke with the subjects, and they agreed to quit.

A caller early Thursday morning in the 10 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported that a female was in his residence. He told her she could sleep on the couch, but then she was in his bedroom and would not leave. Officers responded. The female packed up her belongings and left for the night. An officer gave her a ride to the square.

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