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Police log - May 3, 2018

May 03, 2018

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 – 8

Females – 5

Work release – 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 16

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 30

 

Arrests

Tavares Cesar Carranco, 32, of Illinois, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 3000 block of Highway 22 in Riverside on charges of OWI, first offense, and possession of controlled substance.

 

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of West Tyler Street in Washington reported a red van parked on the wrong side of the road in a “No Parking” zone. An officer issued a parking ticket.

A caller Tuesday night in the 400 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported a parking issue. An older red Cavalier was parked in a “No Parking” zone. An officer spoke with the owner of the vehicle, and he agreed to move it.

 

Disabled vehicles

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1100 block of Highway 218 in Riverside reported that his vehicle was broken down. A towing service responded and towed the vehicle. The driver was given a ride to a convenience store.

 

Fire calls

Washington Fire received a report of a grass fire that had gotten out of control, Tuesday night in the 1300 block of 275th Street in Brighton. Washington Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

A caller Tuesday night in the 3000 block of Birch Avenue in Brighton reported a fire, and did not know whether it was a controlled burn or not. Brighton Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1300 block of Ivy Avenue in Wellman reported cows in the roadway. It appeared that the fence was down in the area. An officer responded and located four dairy cows contained in the neighbor’s property. The neighbor believed they belonged to an Amish family, and he said he would be sure to let them know where the cows were. The officer later advised that the cows were out again and then contained in the correct pasture.

A caller Tuesday evening in the 700 block of Eight Avenue in Wellman reported a loose pitbull in the area, possibly the same dog that was loose the previous week. An officer responded and spoke with the dog owner. The dog was on its own property and had an underground fence to keep it there. The officer was unable to locate any other dogs in the area, and subjects walking in the area had not seen a dog loose.

 

Assault

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that her son was assaulted by another student after school. An officer spoke with the caller and would made contact with the school the next day, as they were already handling the situation.

 

Disorderly conduct

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of West Third Street in Washington reported that two neighbors were yelling at each other and throwing things. They were possibly two females. Officers responded. The incident was verbal only. The parties separated.

 

Fraud

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2800 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported two fraudulent charges on his credit card. Both transactions had ben refunded. Both orders were arranged to be shipped to Miami, Florida.  The caller requested documentation. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 400 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that her son was being harassed by a male juvenile from Ainsworth while at school. The caller requested to speak with an officer. Both subjects will be advised to leave each other alone.

A caller Tuesday evening in the 2700 block of Airport Road in Washington reported receiving a threatening text message. An officer spoke with the caller. They were advised to obtain a no-contact order from the courthouse.

 

Stolen property

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1800 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported that a stolen golf cart taken from Iowa City this winter from the Elks Country Club had been taken to a Washington business location. It appeared that the serial number had been scratched off. An officer responded. The owner was notified and planned to pick up his golf cart at a business in Kalona. On April 12, the golf cart had been reported to Iowa City Police Department as stolen, although it was not entered into the system.

A subject Tuesday morning in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported that his two pitbull/boxer mix type dogs were stolen from a garage the previous day. An officer spoke with the subject who allegedly took the dogs. She was advised to bring the dogs in to be seized by the Police Department. The incident is under investigation. One dog was seized and taken to the pound.

 

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Second Street in Washington reported a puppy in a yard, unattended with no leash. An officer responded. The owners had taken the dog inside before the officer’s arrival.

 

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday morning in the 800 block of West Monroe Street in Washington reported that a black and orange bicycle was located in their storage unit inside the building. It was left there approximately two weeks ago, and no one had claimed it. An officer transported the bike to the bike shed. Documentation was made.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 400 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported hearing a possible domestic situation and then seeing an orange car take off quickly. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate anything.

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