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Police log - June 5, 2013

Jun 05, 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 — 30

Treatment — 0

Male section — 15

Female section — 4

Work release — 2

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 9



Justin Allan Dennis, 20, of Washington, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the 400 block of East Second Street in Washington on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance.


Traffic accidents

An accident was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington. Information was exchanged.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday morning at Highway 218 in Ainsworth. Both air bags had deployed. Officers responded. The vehicle was towed.

William Goodwin was cited Tuesday for failure to maintain control in reference to an accident that occurred Saturday.


Intoxicated driver

A caller in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported Tuesday afternoon a subject had been drinking all day and planned to drive home to Iowa City. Officers responded. The subject was not intoxicated.



A caller reported Tuesday afternoon locating an iPod that had been stolen from the 200 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth. The iPod was returned.


Stolen property

A subject reported Tuesday evening finding a bicycle and a chair in Central Park in Washington. Officers took the bike to the bike shed.


All other thefts

A subject reported Tuesday afternoon that her husband’s paychecks were stolen in October from their residence in the 600 block of Park Street in Ainsworth. Officers were advised. The incident was documented.



Someone reportedly shot a window Tuesday evening in the 100 block of South Second Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 400 block of South Harrison Street in Brighton reported Tuesday afternoon that he was having problems with his neighbor. The caller reported his neighbor had threatened him. Officers responded. The dispute was over the neighbor’s dogs coming onto the caller’s property. Officers attempted to speak with the neighbor.



A caller in the 1600 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported Tuesday morning that his landlord was at his house “breaking in” and threatening to take belongings still in the residence. The caller said his rent was paid through June. Officers spoke with both parties.


Animal complaints

An opossum was reported under the caller’s children’s playhouse Tuesday morning in the 500 block of West Main Street in Washington. Officers responded.

A caller in the 1300 block of Highway 22 in Wellman reported Tuesday morning that a dog had bitten him on the calf. Officers spoke with the dog owner. The dog will be quarantined for 14 days.

A calf was reported on the roadway in the 3200 block of Highway 1 in Brighton Tuesday evening. Officers were advised. The owner was contacted. The incident was documented.



A party with loud music and people outside was reported Wednesday morning in the 600 block of Sixth Avenue in Wellman. Officers responded.


All other offenses

A caller in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Tuesday evening three young children had come onto her back porch wanting to come in her house and play. Officers responded. The caller was advised to speak with the parents if they return.


Suspicious activity

A subject was reported walking around in the middle of the street in the 500 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington. Officers responded. The subject was waiting on a friend and talking on the phone. The middle of the street was where he got reception.

A caller in the 700 block of North B Avenue in Washington reported Wednesday morning that it sounded as if someone was breaking into a vehicle. Officers responded. The vehicle had been disturbed.



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