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Police log - May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

The police log was supplied by the Washington County Communications Center.

An arrest is merely an accusation. All suspects should considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Jail count

Males – 7

Females – 4

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 12

Treatment – 0

Holding – 0

Other facility – 0

Total – 24

 

Traffic accident

A caller Tuesday night at Highway 218 and 310th Street in Crawfordsville reported a car-vs.-deer accident. The caller’s Ford Focus was not drivable. The caller was going to have a private tow remove the vehicle in the morning, and planned to pick up a state accident report to fill out. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller early Wednesday morning at 220th Street and Highway 218 in Ainsworth reported a possible traffic accident with another vehicle that had left. There was a language barrier with the caller. An officer responded and spoke with the caller and advised that the caller was involved in a hit-and-run accident. Damages amounted to more than $1,500. The suspect vehicle was located at the casino. Brenda Evans, of Cedar Rapids, was cited for failure to maintain control and no insurance.

 

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Tuesday night in the 110 block of Westview Drive in Washington. Tyler Lane Ousey, 23, of Washington, was cited for driving under suspension, first offense.

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Tuesday night in the 100 block of North Mechanic Street in Brighton. The officer advised that a warrant would be requested for a Fairfield resident for driving while barred, eighth offense.

 

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported a gray car that had been running since that morning. There was no answer at the residence. The car was shut off, and messages were left for the owner of the vehicle to make contact with the Police Department. The subject called Dispatch and advised that he was fine. His vehicle had been running to charge the battery. Officers were advised.

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Tuesday night at 247th Street and Highway 92 in Washington after a report of an erratic driver. Two additional officers also responded. An officer followed the subject home. The license plates were not to be on that vehicle, and the officer seized the plates.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an occupied disabled vehicle, Tuesday afternoon at E Avenue and First Street in Kalona. The subject was having mechanical issues, and was going to try contacting friends in Kalona. Otherwise, the subject was given the number for a towing service for assistance.

An officer reported being out with an unoccupied disabled vehicle, Tuesday night in the 2700 block of 220th Street in Washington. The officer added the vehicle into the system.

An officer reported being out with an unoccupied, broken-down vehicle, Tuesday night at Vine Avenue and 202nd Street in Ainsworth. The officer added the vehicle into the system.

 

Fire calls

A caller Tuesday morning at 220th Street and Redwood Avenue in Washington reported a controlled burn that got out of control. Washington Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

 

Animal complaint

An officer reported being out with a deer in the roadway, Tuesday morning at Highway 218 and 135th Street in Riverside. The officer removed the deer from the roadway.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 700 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a loose dog in her neighborhood, possibly a mixed breed, dark gray with a collar. A second caller advised it was then in the 1200 block of East Washington Street and appeared to be a black Lab with a collar and a blue tag. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the dog. A third caller advised that the dog was found at Madison and Seventh and had a bluish-purple collar with a tag from a Wayland veterinarian. She planned to take the dog to the pound. An officer responded to the pound. The dog was up-to-date on rabies vaccines. A verbal warning was given to the dog’s owner for allowing the dog to run at large. The dog broke out through a screened window.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of Second Street in Rubio reported a loose brown horse running around town, last seen going toward the timber. The animal’s owner had just moved in a couple of months ago. No one was at the residence. Three horses had been out recently, also. The caller later advised that the owner returned home and put the horse in its confined area. A deputy was advised.

A caller Tuesday night in the 400 block of East Polk Street in Washington reported that the neighbors’  dog was loose again. An officer responded. The dog was taken inside. A written warning was given to the dog’s owners.

An officer took a report of a loose dog in the area, Tuesday night in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington. The officer checked the area and was unable to locate the animal.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the parking lot, Wednesday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside. Additional officers also responded. Brenda Evans, of Cedar Rapids, was cited into court for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Fraud

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that someone opened a U.S. Cellular account under his name last year. He had never lived in Iowa, and the store where it was opened was no longer in business. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

 

Public intoxication

A caller Tuesday night in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported an intoxicated subject in a GMC Sierra in the parking lot. Officers responded. The subject was in the building when they arrived and spoke with him about the complaint. He was waiting for a ride to come and pick him up.

 

Runaways/missing person

A caller Tuesday morning at Fir Avenue and Highway 92 in Keota reported a teenage female was walking in a field on the south side of Highway 92 near Fir Avenue. She was wearing purple capris and a black shirt and had headphones on. The caller requested that a deputy check on her. A guardian called in that a 13-year-old female over whom she had guardianship did not show up for school and was possibly en route to Richland. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subject. The officer was going to have Keokuk County check the Richland area.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1400 block of 230th Street in Keota reported that she had been physically abused by her foster mother’s boyfriend, who drank a lot, and daughter. An officer spoke with the caller and DHS. DHS will be picking her up.

 

Tobacco violations

A caller Tuesday morning in the 700 block of F Avenue in Kalona reported a student who was in possession of tobacco the previous day. The caller requested a deputy that afternoon when the mother would be present. An officer responded. A citation was issued to a juvenile for possession of tobacco, first offense.

 

Trespass

A caller Tuesday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported being stalked by a neighbor. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made.

 

Vandalism

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2600 block of Nutmeg Avenue in Washington reported that the east railing had been knocked off the wooden bridge on Nutmeg Avenue, on the dirt road. County Roads was advised. Documentation was made.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that a vehicle drove through her yard and damaged her plants. The caller requested to speak to an officer, since this was an ongoing issue. An officer responded and spoke with the caller. Officers agreed to provide her with extra patrol.

 

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday morning in the 800 block of Ninth Avenue in Wellman reported being out at a residence in reference to a small child who was unsupervised. An officer made contact with the mother. The child had sneaked out.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 700 block of East Second Street in Washington reported a subject on the phone who was upset about being a victim of fraud/scam, and requested a welfare check. Officers responded. There was no problem. The subject was advised to stop answering calls from that party.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of South Avenue B in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject they had not been able to make contact with. An officer responded. The subject was fine.

A caller Tuesday night in the 1100 block of East Second Street in Washington reported being concerned about a situation involving their children. Officers responded. The children went with their mother, and the parties were separated for the night.

 

All other theft

A caller Tuesday morning in the 600 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported they had a package delivered at 10:05 a.m. on May 4, and it wasn’t there an hour later when they returned home. The package was from a pharmaceutical company and contained items worth a total of $70. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

 

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that she left her wallet on the hood of her car while at a convenience store, and then she couldn’t find it. It was a pink leopard-design wallet and contained cash, debit card, driver’s license and medical card. The driver’s license was entered into the system. Documentation was made.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 3000 block of 220th Street in Washington reported a resident who was running away from the premises after being upset. They did have staff trying to locate him. An officer responded. Staff was able to walk the subject back to the building.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 3000 block of 220th Street in Ainsworth reported 15 tires that were dumped into the pond, and requested documentation.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2900 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported that a truck hit a power line, which was then hanging down where trucks could hit it. Iowa State Patrol responded for traffic control. Alliant Energy was also contacted, and responded.

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