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Police log - June 27, 2018

Jun 27, 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

Thomas Oden Milam, 56, of West Chester, was arrested Monday night in the 300 block of West Street in West Chester on charges of interference with official acts, disorderly conduct and assault on a peace officer.

Charles Levi Hinh, 32, of Wayland, was arrested Monday night in the 3200 block of Redwood Avenue in Wayland on charges of controlled substance violation and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Traffic accident

A citation was issued on Friday to Robert Triska, of Washington, for leaving the scene of an accident; failure to provide aid or information. This was from a June 7 incident in downtown Washington.

A caller Monday night in the 3100 block of Highway 1 in Brighton reported hitting a deer with their blue Ford Escape. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants, but the vehicle was not drivable and the deer was alive in the ditch. An officer responded. The deer was deceased upon the officer’s arrival. The caller had someone coming to remove the vehicle. The accident was documented for insurance.

A caller Monday night at Highway 218 and 220th Street in Ainsworth reported that he struck a deer with his J.B. Hunt semi. He believed the deer was deceased and off the roadway. Documentation was made for insurance. The caller had assistance coming.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an occupied disabled vehicle at South Marion and West Madison, and helped push the vehicle off the roadway, as the transmission had gone out. The operator called for a tow truck and was waiting for it to arrive.

A deputy reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Monday night at Highway 1 and 230th Street in Washington. The deputy advised that they had a flat tire and were putting on a new one. They did not need assistance.

A deputy reported being out with a vehicle with its hazard lights on, Monday night at Highway 1 and Lexington Boulevard in Washington. The deputy advised that subjects were assisting in trying to contain loose cattle.

An officer reported a disabled vehicle, Tuesday morning at Highway 218 Mile Marker 76. The vehicle was unoccupied and was added to the system.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Monday night in the 1100 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported that the dogs behind his residence barked constantly when he was outside. The dogs were two boxers. The female dog owner was standing outside when they were barking. An officer spoke with the dog owner, who advised that they brought the dogs in when they barked. The officer advised them of the complaint.

A caller Monday night at Highway 1 and Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported four cows out along the roadway. Officers responded. The owners were contacted and contained the cattle.

 

Assault

A caller Monday night in the 300 block of West Main Street in Washington reported being assaulted by his ex-girlfriend. An officer spoke with the caller. The incident was documented for the time being.

 

Barking dog

A caller Tuesday morning at North Avenue B and West Third Street in Washington reported a dog barking in the area. Officers responded and did not hear any dogs barking.

 

Civil dispute

A deputy reported a subject in the lobby, Monday afternoon, in reference to a property line dispute, in the 2500 block of Sockum Ridge Road in Washington. The deputy spoke with the subject, and he was given his options.

 

Disorderly conduct

A caller Monday night at West Lincoln Street and South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported four males in a red jeep with Hawkeye plates and no top on it were shooting fireworks at her vehicle. They went toward Timber Ridge. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subjects.

A caller Monday night in the 300 block of West Third Street in Washington reported being in a dispute with her boyfriend. They were separated. Officers responded and spoke with the female. She was given some options.

 

DP & Q

A caller Monday afternoon in the 600 block of West Tyler in Washington reported a female subject yelling and screaming vulgarities from another apartment. Officers responded. The caller and the other subject were verbally arguing with each other over a past situation. They were told to separate themselves.

 

Fraud

A caller Monday morning in the 1100 block of Enterprise Drive in Riverside reported receiving a fraudulent $100 bill. An officer responded, and the bill will be turned over to the proper entities.

 

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch received a hang-up 911 call, Monday morning in the 600 block of North Avenue B in Washington. When calling back, the caller requested an officer, saying the neighbors were yelling things about her. An officer responded. He was unable to make contact with the subjects.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Monday afternoon in the 400 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that two juveniles were threatening their son and their friend. An officer responded and spoke with all parties. There were conflicting stories. The officer planned to consult with the county attorney on the matter.

A caller Monday evening in the 300 block of South Main Street in Crawfordsville reported that his wife was getting harassing phone calls from her ex-husband’s wife, and requested to speak with a deputy. Statements were taken, along with copies of the text messages that were sent. Documentation was made for the time being, as recommended by the county attorney. An officer called the suspect and advised her to have no further contact.

 

Runaways/missing person

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2700 block of 285th Street in Washington reported that an 11-year-old was upset and took off 45 minutes earlier. They believed she was still on the property and would come back. She was last seen wearing a bright yellow tank top, black shorts and tennis shoes. Officers responded and located the juvenile.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Monday night in the 300 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported a suspicious white male was walking around downtown Kalona, last seen near the post office. He was wearing khaki jean shorts and a bright orange shirt, and had a thin build. An officer spoke with the subject, who was new to town. There should be no further problem.

 

Trespass

An officer reported that three juveniles were walking westbound on the tracks from the railroad trestle by Hayes Timber, Monday night at West Third Street and West Fifth Street in Washington. Bicycles were parked under the trestle. The officer spoke with the three juveniles. One will have possible charges for possession of a controlled substance – marijuana. Juvenile Probation will be contacted.

 

All other theft

A caller Monday afternoon in the 500 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that her tenants moved out and took her refrigerator. An officer spoke with the caller for documentation.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 70 block of East First Street in Riverside reported the theft of cans/bottles. Derek Jerome VanDyke, 39, of Riverside, was cited for fifth-degree theft.

 

Barking dog

A caller Friday night in the 400 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a barking dog. An officer responded and did not hear any dogs barking. The officer spoke with another subject outside, who also advised they had not heard a dog bark.

A caller Saturday morning at West Monroe Street and South Avenue E in Washington reported that the neighbors two houses west of him had at least two dogs that barked all day long. An officer responded and sat in the area. The officer could hear dogs barking in the distance but nothing from the residence singled out by the caller.

 

Burglary

A caller Saturday night in the 1600 block of Fir Avenue in Wellman reported that someone stole a battery and a seat off her Cub Cadet lawn mower. The caller requested a deputy. A report will be filed.

 

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported that a male subject came to her residence trying to sell them cleaning products. He was last seen going eastbound from the residence, wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans. An officer responded and spoke with the subjects. They were advised to move along out of the area, and they did so.

 

Disorderly conduct

An anonymous caller Sunday evening in the 800 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a verbal dispute outside of a residence. The mother then called to report her daughter was out of control. Officers responded. The subject calmed down.

A caller Sunday night at East Fountain Street and North Jefferson Street in Bright on reported that her son was arguing with a subject in the park. There was a comment about a knife. Officers responded. There was a fight between the two males at a different location. Neither party wished to press charges. They were both warned that any further problems would result in their both being arrested.

 

DP & Q

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported that someone was setting off fireworks inside the trailer court. An officer responded and spoke to residents. They were unaware of the ordinance and advised it would not happen again.

A caller Saturday night in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported loud music coming from the trailer park on Wayland Road, and it had been going on for the past two hours. An officer spoke with subjects at the country club. A band was playing until midnight, but they were going to try to turn it down.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Sunday night in the 200 block of Washington Street in Ainsworth reported that her husband went to his father’s home in Ainsworth two days earlier, and she believed he was doing drugs. An officer spoke with the caller and planned to forward the information on to the appropriate department. Probation will also be contacted. The officer advised the caller to file for a committal order.

 

Fraud

A caller Friday evening in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that someone opened a utilities company account in his name at an address in Washington. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1400 block of Willow Brook Lane in Riverside reported fraudulent charges from a TV company. An officer spoke with the caller and advised that the charges were canceled from their card.

A caller Sunday night in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a customer in possession of counterfeit bills, who was refusing to leave the casino. An officer responded and was disregarded by the business personnel. The person agreed to leave. The information would be forwarded to the DCI.

 

Public intoxication

A caller Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported that they had an intoxicated female at the business, and requested a deputy. The subject was checked out by medical personnel and was released to a sober driver.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Saturday morning in the 200 block of Fifth Street in Wellman reported a suspicious vehicle at a nearby residence. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller Saturday night in the 900 block of West Second Street in Kalona reported that subjects were going door to door selling cleaning products. They were walking. The caller did not see a vehicle. They said they had a permit. An officer checked the area. The subjects were last seen northbound on Highway 1.

A caller Saturday night in the 700 block of East Second Street in Washington reported that two subjects came into the backyard and jumped into their tent to scare them. One possibly had a gun. They ran from the yard when the caller’s father came out. One male juvenile was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. Juvenile Probation arranged for transport to detention.

 

Weapons violation

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of North Avenue C in Washington reported juvenile subjects who were shooting BB guns out of the second-story window of a residence. An officer responded and spoke to the parents, who advised that their kids were not shooting BB guns.

 

Welfare check

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Wellman requested a welfare check on an elderly friend. An officer responded. The subject was located and was OK.

A caller Sunday evening in the 2200 block of Riverside Road in Washington reported that her husband went out to start the lawn mower and had not come back, and requested a welfare check. The male subject was fine. He just had a flat tire.

 

All other theft

A caller Saturday night in the 1200 block of Poplar Boulevard in Kalona reported vandalism at Bunker Mill Bridge. The caller stated that a sign was taken. An officer spoke with the caller. There was no vandalism. The theft was of a printer paper sign placed behind plexiglass. Documentation was made.

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