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Police log - Nov. 1, 2017

Nov 01, 2017

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 – 11

Females – 6

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 14

Treatment – 0

Holding – 0

Other facility – 1

Total – 33

Traffic accident

A caller Monday morning at Highway 218 and 175th Street in Riverside reported a deer hit the passenger side of her vehicle, and the vehicle was not drivable. An officer responded. The caller made arrangements for a wrecker. Documentation was made.

A caller Monday morning at Highway 218 and 175th Street in Riverside reported being involved in an accident. There were no injuries, and the roadway was not blocked. Officers responded. Damage was under $1,500, and drivers’ information was exchanged.

A caller Monday afternoon at First Street and Highway 22 in Kalona reported a traffic accident with unknown injuries and no one trapped inside the vehicles. A forklift flew off a trailer and hit a car. An officer, Kalona Fire, Kalona QRS and Iowa State Patrol responded. The ambulance was disregarded by Kalona Fire – Police Department only. Damage was over $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. Lyle Richard Stein of Iowa City was cited for unsafe towing and was also given 48 hours to show proof of insurance and up-to-date registration.

Two callers Monday afternoon at West Madison Street and Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident on West Madison Street near the Parkside Estates trailer court. One subject had an ankle injury. Officers, Washington Fire, Washington Rescue and an ambulance responded. There was no ambulance transport. James Milam of West Chester was cited for failure to stop at a sure and clear distance. A state report will be filed. A towing service responded to tow one of the vehicles.

A caller Monday evening in the 2000 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth reported hitting a deer. Vehicle occupants had no injuries. They had continued on. They were advised to fill out a state accident report if the damage was over $1,500. An officer responded after Dispatch received multiple reports that the deer was still alive along the roadway. The officer was unable to locate the deer.

A caller Monday night at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth reported a car-vs.-deer accident with no injuries. The deer ran off. The front fender was torn off. The vehicle, a 2016 Jeep Wrangler, was drivable. The driver was given the “Call for Service” number and advised to pick up a state accident report if damage amounted to more than $1,500. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Tuesday morning at Highway 218 and 140th Street in Riverside reported a car-vs.-deer accident. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. The vehicle was drivable, and the deer was off the roadway.

Traffic other

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2000 block of 250th Street in Washington reported that at about 7:40 p.m. the previous day, a subject who had been visiting at the jail drove away and was not valid to drive. Officers located the vehicle 20 minutes later, and the driver fled on foot. The incident is under investigation.

Burglary

A caller Monday morning in the 600 block of North 12th Avenue in Washington reported a company semitrailer was broken into over the weekend. Nothing was taken, but $500 worth of damage was done to the door. The incident was documented.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2300 block of Akelana Drive in Kalona reported that a subject with whom she had a no-contact order had been posting pictures of her on social media. An officer was advised.

Intoxicated driver

A caller Monday afternoon at C Avenue and Second Street in Kalona reported that a vehicle, southbound out of Iowa City, was all over the roadway and onto the shoulder. The driver had also crossed the center line and was fluctuating speed. An Iowa State Patrol officer stopped the vehicle in Kalona.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Monday night in the 1100 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported his 15-year-old foster daughter had run away from the residence. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans. Officers attempted to locate the juvenile. The juvenile was entered into the system as missing.

Sexual child abuse

A caller Monday morning in the 200 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported receiving information on a case from DHS. An officer investigated, and it was unfounded. A report will be filed.

Suspicious activity

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington requested to speak to an officer regarding an incident that happened earlier that morning. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made.

Trespass

A caller Monday morning in the 700 block of South Ninth Avenue in Washington reported that several tree service trucks drove through his property, and requested that an officer ask them to move the vehicles and stay off the property. An officer responded and made contact with the tree service company. The company planned to take care of the minimal rut damage, and also to make arrangements with another property owner to have access to their yard for the trucks, since this would be a three-day project.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2700 block of 295th Street in Washington reported that a subject had been coming onto his property and hunting without permission, and requested that a deputy make contact with him to stop trespassing. An officer spoke with the subject, who was on the property to look for his lost dog. The issue should be resolved.

Welfare check

A caller Monday afternoon in the 700 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported that her grandchildren were home alone, and their mother was passed out in the bathroom. There were five children in the home, and none of them went to school that day. This was a continuing issue. One subject was transported by ambulance to the Washington County Hospital. The officer was going to make contact with DHS.

A caller Monday evening in the 1200 block of East Second Street in Washington reported a welfare check on a 6-month-old. An officer stopped by the residence, and no one was home.

All other theft

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1200 block of 250th Street in Keota reported a theft. An officer spoke to the caller. The information was documented.

All other offenses

A caller Monday morning in the 200 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported to the Police Department that a bicycle had been abandoned on her brother’s property, and requested that an officer pick it up. An officer picked up the bike and took it to the bike shed. It was a girls’ purple Roadmaster Granite Peak 18-speed bicycle.

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