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Police log - May 31, 2013

May 31, 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 — 21

Treatment — 0

Male section — 15

Female section — 2

Work release — 1

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 2



Brett Andrew Shelman, 38, of Washington, was arrested Thursday morning in the 800 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington for domestic abuse assault with injury.

Christina Marie Gray, 27, of Washington, was arrested Thursday afternoon in the City of Washington for two counts of third-degree sexual abuse.

Frantz G. Smith, 22, of Moline, Ill., was arrested Thursday afternoon in the 1100 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman for failure to appear for initial appearance on a charge of no peddler’s license.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Thursday night at Highways 1 and 78 and Birch in Brighton. Officers were advised.


Intoxicated driver

A caller reported Thursday afternoon he was following a possible drunk driver on Highway 92. Officers located the vehicle in the 100 block of G Avenue in Kalona. The driver was not impaired. The incident was documented.


Traffic other

An unoccupied vehicle was reported Thursday evening at Highways 22 and 218 in Riverside. The vehicle was towed.

A vehicle was reported driving erratically Thursday night in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers were unable to locate.



Someone reportedly attempted to break into a business in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington, a caller reported Thursday afternoon. Officers spoke with the caller.



A caller reported Thursday afternoon that all four tires of her vehicle were punctured the previous night in the 300 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. The incident was documented.

Someone reportedly broke the windows of a vehicle Thursday night in the 100 block of South B Avenue in Washington. The incident is under investigation.



A caller in the 2000 block of Highway 22 in Kalona reported Thursday afternoon being harassed by telephone. Officers left a message for the owner of the other phone.


Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 2700 block of Airport Road in Washington reported Thursday evening being in an altercation with her intoxicated husband. Officers responded.



An officer was requested Thursday morning in the 800 block of South Third Avenue in Washington in reference to the caller’s landlord and his wife being in her residence without notice. The caller advised the door was left wide open. Officers spoke with all parties. It was a civil issue.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 400 block of East Second Street in Washington reported Thursday afternoon she had a verbal altercation with her father and brother and that the caller wanted some of her belongings back. It was a civil issue. The incident was documented.


Suspicious activity

A caller reported Thursday morning seeing a van in the 3000 block of Highway 22 in Riverside and someone was hitting the back window from inside. Officers attempted to locate.

A subject was reported looking in vehicles Thursday night in the 300 block of A Avenue in Kalona. Officers responded and spoke with a suspect. The incident was documented.



Kalona Fire was requested Thursday afternoon in the 2600 block of 470th Street SW in Kalona to assist with downed power lines across the roadway. Kalona Fire Department responded.

A tree had reportedly fallen and knocked down a power line onto the roadway Thursday afternoon in the 600 block of Lincoln Street in Ainsworth. Ainsworth Fire, officers and Alliant Energy responded.


Public service contact

Dispatch reported Friday morning receiving a request from the Burlington Residential Facility to make contact with a subject in the 300 block of Milwaukee Avenue in Ainsworth. The GPS Command Center reported the subject had been tampering with his band. Officers responded. Unfounded.


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