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Police log - March 14, 2018

Mar 14, 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


Tracy Lee Milford, 42, of Washington, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for unauthorized use of credit card under $1,000. A detainer was also placed for a Linn County warrant with an additional charge.

Kerin Guardado, 26, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue in Iowa City on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on an original offense of driving while under the influence, first offense.

Traffic accident

A caller Monday night at Highway 22 and Dogwood Avenue in Wellman reported a car-vs.-deer accident with no injuries to vehicle occupants. There was right-passenger-side and front-end damage to the caller’s 2016 Ford Fusion. The caller was advised to fill out a state accident report if damages were more than $1,500. An officer was advised and responded, but the subject had left the area.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a vehicle along the roadway, Monday night in the 2600 block of Highway 1 in Washington. The vehicle occupants were waiting for help to arrive to assist.

Fire calls

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1000 block of Locust Avenue in Kalona reported a fire one-fourth of a mile west, in a field. It was a controlled burn and got away from him. Kalona Fire Department and QRS both responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 900 block of Paradise Drive in Washington reported her house was on fire. Everyone was out of the house. Officers, an ambulance, Washington Fire and Ainsworth Fire responded. Alliant Energy also responded. The fire was extinguished.

Animal complaint

A caller Monday morning at South Sixth Avenue and East Madison Street in Washington reported hitting a dog. The dog owner came out and took the dog inside. An officer responded. The incident was documented.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Monday morning in the 10 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported a verbal domestic dispute with his girlfriend. Officers responded. The incident was verbal only. An offer was given to the female subject for a ride elsewhere, and she refused.


A caller Monday morning in the 700 block of East Second Street in Washington reported receiving a fraudulent check in the amount of $9,500. The amount of $4,000 in money orders was sent back to them. An officer responded and made contact with the postmaster in Alabama, who agreed to secure the money order deliveries and mail them back to the caller. Documentation was made.


A caller Monday night in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported that juveniles were yelling and harassing people at the gas station, and jumping in front of cars. They were then walking south on South Avenue C. An officer checked the area, located three juveniles and advised them not to yell at people or jump in front of cars.

Sex offender

A sex offender registry was reported Monday night in the 1300 block of Tulip Avenue in Riverside.

All other theft

A caller Monday night in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $20. The direction in which the vehicle was traveling was unknown. City units were advised.

All other offenses

A caller Monday morning in the 1000 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported misplacing her purse. The purse was reddish-maroon in color, and the contents included an Apple iPhone 5 (pink with rubber case), billfold, driver’s license, three credit cards that had been canceled, Medicare card and $50 to $60 in cash. An officer was advised for documentation. The driver’s license was entered into the system.

A caller Monday night in the 500 block of West Adams Street in Washington reported that her neighbor’s youngsters were on her driveway, and she wanted someone to speak with someone about asking them to stay off her property. An officer responded and spoke with the children’s mother, advising her of the complaint. She agreed to speak with her children.

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