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Police log - June 28, 2017

Jun 28, 2017

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.

Jail count

Males – 18

Females – 4

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 7

Treatment – 1

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 32

Arrests

Nichole Denise Smith, 40, of Ollie was arrested Tuesday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington on a charge of fifth-degree theft.

Traffic accident

A caller Monday morning in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported an accident with no injuries. The roadway was blocked. Vehicles involved were a Jeep Liberty and a Shred-It truck (freight van). Officers responded. Washington Fire and Rescue were requested due to an antifreeze leak. The jeep was towed. Damage amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. Johnathan Berry of Wellman was cited for failure to have insurance accident-related. James E. Fyfe of East Moline, Illinois, was cited for failure to yield upon making a left turn.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being on a vehicle stop, Monday evening in the 200 block of First Street in Kalona. Joshua Alan Teel, 26, of Kalona was cited into court for driving while barred, third offense.

Disabled vehicles

A caller Monday afternoon at North Second Avenue and East Third Street in Washington reported a vehicle abandoned in the roadway, and no one was in or around it. An officer responded and made contact with the driver. A towing company responded and towed the vehicle.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2100 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a vehicle pulled over on Highway 1 with a flat tire. An officer responded. The subject had two flat tires. Someone with a trailer was going to remove the vehicle that night or on Tuesday. It was tagged and added to the system.

Fire calls

A caller Monday morning in the 1400 block of 540th Street S.W. in Kalona reported the east entrance smoke detector was going off at IMS School. Kalona Fire Department advised it was a false alarm.

Dispatch received a report Monday afternoon that someone was burning a mattress in a fire pit in the 1100 block of South Ninth Avenue in Washington. An officer spoke with the subject and advised him of the ordinance. A warning was given.

A caller Monday night in the 1100 block of Oriole Drive in Kalona reported burning a ditch and it had gotten out of control. Kalona Fire Department responded and the fire was extinguished.

A caller Monday night in the 400 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported seeing a fire in the yard of the house west of her. An officer responded. Everything was fine. It was a controlled fire.

Animal complaint

A caller Monday morning in the 900 block of South Avenue D in Washington reported four big dogs were running loose and no one was around. The dogs were back inside the residence upon officers’ arrival.

Barking dog

A caller Monday afternoon at North Avenue B and West Sixth Street in Washington reported a black Lab puppy was attached to a boat in the yard and had been barking. An officer was advised. Another officer responded and was unable to locate any dogs outside or in the area.

Burglary

A caller Monday morning in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that a burglary occurred the previous night at their business. A report will be filed.

A caller Monday morning in the 100 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported getting broken into the previous night. Forced entry was made through the front door. Several cellphones were missing.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 300 block of G Avenue in Kalona reported her wallet was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked at her residence. The vehicle was unlocked. The incident happened between 9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday. The caller had no suspects. Contents included insurance cards, debit card, driver’s license and $20 in cash. The bank had been notified. An officer was advised for documentation purposes. The driver’s license was entered into the system.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported two storage units had been broken into. A report will be filed.

A caller Monday night in the 200 block of East Harrison Street in Washington reported a possible attempt to break into the residence. An officer responded. Nothing was missing. Extra patrol was requested.

Civil dispute

A caller Monday night in the 2700 block of Havre Lane in Washington reported her soon-to-be ex-husband knocked over the TV in the residence. An officer spoke to the caller, and she was advised this was a civil issue. Documentation was made.

Civil standby

A caller Monday morning in the 300 block of West Washington Street in Washington requested a civil standby while he retrieved items from a residence. An officer responded. Items were retrieved without incident.

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being out with a juvenile male past curfew, Tuesday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington. The officer transported the male to the police department, where he was picked up by his father. The juvenile male was given a written warning for curfew.

DP & Q

A caller Monday night in the 200 block of East Fifth Street in Washington reported fireworks nearby. An officer located the subjects. They were advised of the new city ordinance, as they were not aware it had taken effect.

A caller Monday night in the 400 block of South Seventh Avenue in Washington reported fireworks in the area. An officer spoke to subjects about the city ordinance on fireworks.

An officer took a report of fireworks in the area, Monday night in the 1000 block of East Adams Street in Washington. The officer spoke to a subject, who was advised of the new city ordinance.

A caller Monday night at South Avenue B and West Monroe Street in Washington reported a subject shooting off fireworks into the trees. An officer responded and spoke with all parties. They were warned on the new city ordinance and advised that, if another complaint were received about them, they could be arrested for disorderly conduct.

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Monday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported filing charges on a subject after receiving lab results from the DCI. Charges were filed on Terry Lee Lockamy, 34, of Cedar Rapids for possession of a controlled substance third or subsequent (Class D felony), possession of drug paraphernalia, and providing false identification information; and citations were issued for failure to meet mirror requirements, failure to provide insurance information, and operating a non-registered vehicle.

Fraud

A caller Monday afternoon in the 100 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth reported her checking account was hacked on Friday and $898.74 was taken. The bank believed it was an ATM theft due to using her pin number. Documentation was requested for the bank. An officer spoke with the caller and the CFS number was given.

Motor vehicle theft

A caller Monday afternoon in the 300 block of North Avenue C in Washington reported her vehicle was stolen by her ex-boyfriend sometime after midnight. An officer spoke with the caller. It was a civil matter. The vehicle was located by the officer and was towed. The vehicle can be released when tow bill is paid and a valid driver shows proof of title.

Welfare check

A caller Monday morning in the 600 block of North Avenue B in Washington reports a welfare check on his mother. An officer spoke with the mother, and she was fine.

All other offenses

A caller Monday night in the 600 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported verbal abuse. An officer spoke to the caller, who just wanted documentation.

A caller Monday night in the 1000 block of East Main Street in Washington reported a subject was lighting off fireworks. An officer responded. The subject would not come to the door, and the house was dark. An officer was going to try to make contact the next day and advise of th

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