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Police log - May 8, 2018

May 08, 2018

The police log is 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 – 5

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 15

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 29

 

Arrests

Rebecca Lynn Lucas, 47, of Washington, was arrested Friday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on two Washington County warrants, for pretrial release supervision revoked on possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offence, and failure to appear for plea and sentencing on driving while license denied or revoked, and OWI, second offense.

Steven Tyler Bittner, 23, of Mount Pleasant, was arrested Friday evening in the 200 block of North Van Buren Street in Brighton on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, no valid driver’s license, and warning for no insurance. Further charges are pending per DCI Lab results.

Zachary Stephen Lara, 28, of Washington, was arrested Saturday morning in the 600 block of E Avenue in Kalona on a Washington County warrant for failure to affix drug stamp, unlawful possession of prescription drug, two counts of possession of controlled substance, second offense (pills), and possession of a controlled substance, second offense (marijuana).

David Willard Haynes, 58, of Washington, was arrested Saturday night at East Main Street and North Second Avenue in Washington on a charge of public intoxication, second offense.

Charlene Cynthia Clark, 51, of Washington, was arrested Saturday night in the 300 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Rosalene Marie Lowe, 60, of Washington, was arrested Sunday night in the 700 block of Street in Washington on a charge of disorderly conduct.

 

Traffic accident

Callers on Friday afternoon at East Main Street and South 13th Avenue in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident. The roadway was blocked. Officers, an ambulance, Washington County Rescue, Washington Fire Department and a towing service all responded. Damage was over $1,500, and a state report was filed. Information was exchanged, and Timothy Robinson, of Washington, was cited for failure to obey a yield sign. Both vehicles were towed.

A caller Saturday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 1 in Brighton reported that a deer went underneath their vehicle and tore the front end off. There were no injuries. The vehicle was a silver Dodge Journey, and the caller was unsure whether it was drivable. The deer was on the shoulder. An officer and a towing company responded. The owner of the vehicle had contacted their insurance company, who arranged for a tow to be en route from Ottumwa. The driver was given a state accident report.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1200 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that her son was in a vehicle accident with no injuries. He hit a fire hydrant. Officers responded. An officer later requested an ambulance to check out the driver. The ambulance responded. There was no transport. The city will be contacted about the fire hydrant. A state accident report will be filed.

A caller Sunday morning at Ginkgo Avenue and 200th Street in West Chester reported he was involved in a motorcycle-vs.-deer accident. He believed he at least broke his leg. He was unable to move all the way off the roadway. Officers, an ambulance and West Chester QRS responded. A male subject was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

A caller Sunday night at Highway 218 and 192nd Street in Ainsworth reported hitting a deer. The vehicle was drivable. There was a dent in the door of his 2011 Buick LaCrosse. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

 

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Saturday night in the 200 block of First Street in Kalona. Rodney Alan Grabau, of Wellman, was cited into court for driving while license under suspension, seventh offense.

 

Traffic other

A caller Friday morning at North Ella Street and Blackberry Avenue in Riverside reported a vehicle that appeared to be hung up on a manhole or tree stump. An officer made contact with the caller, who planned to make arrangements to get it moved, due to its being on private property.

A caller Friday morning in the 1600 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported that on Wednesday she met a dark green truck, and the driver threw something out of the window, which hit her windshield. On Friday morning she noticed small pieces of glass on her dashboard, along with an approximately 2-inch circle of damage along with a crack in the windshield. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Friday morning in the 2800 block of Coppock Road in Washington reported that a concrete mixture got inside his loaner truck while he was driving past the construction area. He was unable to get it clean. An officer spoke with the caller, who was advised to try to obtain information on the construction company and to notify his insurance company. He was also advised to clean the truck and keep all receipts for restitution. Documentation was made.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Sunday morning at Fern Cliff Road and 305th Street in Crawfordsville. An additional officer also responded. A male subject was transported to the jail for DRE testing. Charges are pending per DCI Lab results.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, early Sunday morning in the 1100 block of Enterprise Drive in Riverside. The subject was advised to call someone for a ride.

A caller Sunday evening in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported a subject in an orange Dodge Neon with no license plates was driving through the park at an excessive speed. They were then in the dog park and did not have their dog on a leash. An officer responded. There were conflicting stories between both parties. They then left the park.

 

Disabled vehicles

A truck and trailer were reported disabled, Friday morning in the 1100 block of E Avenue in Kalona. Traffic control was provided.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with its flashers on, Friday afternoon in the 2700 block of Highway 92 in Washington. The officer gave the vehicle an escort.

A caller Friday evening in the 200 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth reported that a vehicle had been parked at the back door of the business for more than a week. Contact will be made with the registered owner to have it moved.

An officer reported being out with an unoccupied disabled vehicle, Friday evening at Ginkgo Avenue and 190th Street in West Chester. The vehicle was added to the system.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Friday night in the 2600 block of Highway 1 in Washington. The vehicle had a flat tire. A subject planned to move the vehicle later in the evening after they got a new tire.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Saturday morning in the 2500 block of Highway 1 in Washington. There was another vehicle across the highway, and the officer was unsure whether it was related. A towing company responded and towed the vehicle to Washington. The occupants were given a ride to Lake Darling.

An officer reported a vehicle with no plates was parked in the roadway more than 18 inches from the curb, Saturday morning in the 700 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington. The officer made contact with the current owner, who planned to have the vehicle moved within 24 hours. The vehicle was tagged.

A caller Sunday morning at Ginkgo Avenue and 210th Street in West Chester reported that his Oldsmobile Silhouette broke down. He believed the belt broke. He was requesting a tow truck. A towing company responded and towed the vehicle.

 

Fire calls

A caller Saturday night in the 1700 block of Highway 92 in West Chester reported a small fire just south of their house. A corn field was on fire. The caller asked that responders drive into the yard. Washington Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

A caller Sunday morning in the 500 block of south Seventh Avenue in Washington reported that her carbon monoxide detector was beeping about once every minute. Washington Fire Department and Alliant Energy responded.

Riverside Fire Department was requested for a ditch fire that had caught an electrical pole on fire up to the wires, Sunday afternoon at 565th Street and Oakcrest Hill Road in Riverside. Riverside Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Friday afternoon in the 500 block of Washington Street in Kalona reported two or three dogs on a screened-in porch had been barking all day long. An officer attempted to contact the owner by phone, and left a message. A second officer spoke with the dog owner, and she was advised that the next time she would receive a ticket for dogs barking.

A caller Saturday evening in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported a subject in the park with his dog off the leash, and requested an officer. An officer spoke with the subject. The problem was resolved.

Dispatch received a complaint of possible animal neglect, early Sunday morning in the 300 block of East Harrison Street in Washington. The report was going to be forwarded to the day shift.

A caller Sunday morning in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that there were a couple of girls with two dogs that were not on leashes at the playground area of the park. One was a black Lab, the other a pitbull mix. The dogs were growling at people. An officer spoke with the subjects. The problem was resolved.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 900 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported that a dog inside an older blue car had been barking for 20 minutes. All the windows were rolled up and the vehicle was not running. An officer responded. Windows were down, and there was a bowl of ice water on the seat. The owner was contacted and agreed to put the dog on a tie-out.

A caller Sunday night in the 900 block of South Third Avenue in Washington reported that a brown-and-white pitbull came after him. The caller did not know who the dog’s owners were. An officer responded and received reports about where the dog lived. The officer also received a complaint that the dog had been barking all day long. Documentation was made.

 

Assault

A caller Saturday morning in the 600 block of Third Street in Wellman reported that her niece had been assaulted. An officer spoke with the subject. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday night in the 500 block of 13th Street in Wellman reported that she was assaulted by a maintenance person on Wednesday night, and requested to speak with a deputy. An officer spoke with the caller. There was a verbal altercation only, but no physical contact. It was reported to her employer. Documentation only was made.

 

Barking dog

A caller Friday afternoon in the 100 block of East Monroe Street in Washington reported that two dogs on the neighbor’s porch had been barking all day. An officer responded and made contact with the female owner, who came home and moved the dogs away from the porch.

 

Burglary

A caller Saturday night in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a stolen gun. Officers responded. The caller planned to call back when he could obtain the serial number for the gun. Documentation was made for the time being.

 

Disorderly conduct

Dispatch received a report of a dispute, Saturday night in a store in the 100 block of West Second Street in Washington. Both subjects were gone upon an officer’s arrival. One was in a green truck, and the other was in a black vehicle. The incident was verbal only.

A caller early Sunday morning in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported teenagers yelling at each other, possibly a male and a female. Officers responded. Subjects were arguing over a lighter. The female subject left before the officers’ arrival. The male subject was advised to keep it down for the night.

A caller early Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported that there was a large fight at the business. Officers responded. Subjects were separated, and the victim did not want to press charges.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1400 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that a subject was following their son around town. They were in a dispute in the middle of the roadway for an unknown reason. Officers spoke with all parties involved. This was over a littering incident. The item was picked up, and the incident was resolved.

 

DP & Q

A caller Saturday night in the 300 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported loud music coming from a Tahoe sitting in the driveway of the neighbor’s residence, and requested an officer. The music was shut off before the officer’s arrival.

 

 

 

 

The subject was made aware of the complaint.

A caller Saturday night in the 800 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported there were subjects being loud and using profanity. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subjects.

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Saturday night in the 100 block of Angle Street in Brighton reported that people who were staying with him were in possession of illegal items, and requested a deputy. An officer spoke with the caller. Items were seized and destroyed.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported a possible problem in the area. The father of a child was there, trying to take the child with him. An officer responded. The father left the residence and planned to pick up the child another day.

A caller Saturday morning in the 1000 block of Eighth Street in Wellman claimed to be from a financial services company and wanted to report elder exploitation. An officer spoke with the caller and the subject. Nothing was missing. The report was unfounded.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday morning in the 1400 block of West Fifth Street in Washington reported they had a client make some threatening statements toward his brother. An officer responded and spoke with the subject.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of Washington Street in Ainsworth reported her child’s father was harassing her via text messaging. An officer spoke with the caller and attempted to make contact with the other party. The caller was advised to seek a no-contact order on Monday.

Stolen property

A caller Friday afternoon in the 3200 block of Orange Avenue in Wayland reported that he lost an item off the back of his truck, between his residence and Eichelberger Farms in Wayland. An officer was advised. A little over an hour later, the caller called back, advising that the item was located.

Suspicious activity

A caller early Sunday morning at East Second Street and North 12th Avenue in Washington reported that he located a blue truck with a topper, that had an open door and tailgate. An officer responded. It did not appear that anything would be missing from the vehicle. The vehicle was secured.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with incorrect license plates, Sunday morning in the 1100 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Additional officers also responded. The recording officer removed the plates from the vehicle and would be contacting the DOT.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1300 block of Deer Run Drive in Riverside reported that his neighbor was always staring at his children and took photos, making them feel uncomfortable. The caller requested to speak with a deputy. An officer spoke with both parties. Both their dogs were outside at the same time. As far as photos taken, the neighbor said she was advised to take photos of incidents between them due to their history.

Trespass

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1200 block of Poplar Boulevard in Kalona reported trespassers on the north side of the old Bunker Mill Bridge. There was a male subject on foot, who left. The vehicle he was driving was headed northbound toward Kalona. An officer was advised.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Nutmeg Avenue in Kalona reported that members of the bridge group with whom he had previous litigation were hanging things on his fence on the south side of the bridge. An officer responded. Subjects were advised that they could not lock the fence or be on the property without permission from the property owner. They took the net down. Any disputes could be handled through their attorneys. The subjects were advised that charges could be filed if there were another trespass incident.

Welfare check

A caller Saturday morning in the 400 block of Lincoln Street in Ainsworth requested a welfare check on a co-worker. An officer responded and made contact with the subject, who was going to call his employer.

A caller Saturday night in the 800 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington requested a welfare check on her neighbors, who were arguing 30 minutes earlier. The residence was quiet, and the lights were off. Everything appeared to be fine.

A caller early Sunday morning in the 800 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject who was not answering his phone. An officer responded. It appeared that no one was at the residence. There was no answer at the door.

All other theft

A caller Sunday night in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue in Riverside reported theft of keys from a lock box. An officer responded. There were no signs of forced entry. Documentation was made.

All other offenses

A caller Sunday morning in the 200 block of East 15th Street in Washington reported that someone went through the mailboxes and there was mail scattered in the grass. An officer responded. Mail was picked up for three apartments, was separated and put back in the correct mailboxes.

A caller early Monday morning in the 300 block of Third Street in Kalona requested to speak to a deputy about a living situation. An officer spoke with the caller. A few minutes later, a second caller from the residence called to report being assaulted. Officers responded. This was a civil dispute. Parties were separated.

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