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Police log - Nov. 13

Nov 13, 2012

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 — 32

Treatment — 0

Male section — 10

Female section — 1

Work release — 2

Holding — 2

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 17



Kayla Marie Knuth, 21, of Sigourney, was arrested Monday morning at Washington/Johnson Road in Riverside for failure to appear for driving while suspended.

Efrain Gomez, 32, of Washington, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 200 block of West Second Street in Washington on two warrants out of Mt. Pleasant for two counts of driving while barred.

Daniel Allen Topping Jr., 36, of Burlington, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington for public intoxication and OWI.

Nathan Douglas Mueller, 21, of Washington, was arrested Monday evening in the 400 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington for failure to appear on a charge of fifth-degree theft.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Monday evening in the 900 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was documented.


Traffic other

An officer was requested Monday afternoon in the 700 block of South Sixth Avenue in Washington in reference to a possible school bus violation that occurred Monday morning. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.

A juvenile was reported driving erratically Monday evening in the 500 block of West Main Street in Washington, speeding and playing loud music. It was an ongoing problem. Officers responded and spoke with the juvenile and his mother. A verbal warning was given.


Fire calls

Smoke was reported coming from the ceiling of a business in the 100 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington. Officers and Washington Fire Department responded. No fire.


All other thefts

A stolen iPad was reported Monday morning in the 800 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington. The caller later reported it was a mistake and the iPad wasn’t stolen.



A caller in the 200 block of North Harrison Street in Brighton reported Monday afternoon his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend were harassing him. Officers spoke with the caller. The incident was documented.


Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported Monday afternoon her son was out of control. Officers responded. Both subjects calmed down. No problem.



A caller reported Monday evening that his wife had heard footsteps in the basement of their residence in the 2000 block of Hemlock Avenue in West Chester. Officers were unable to locate.


Animal complaints

Two loose dogs reportedly attacked the caller’s cat Monday evening in the 1100 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman. The caller was unsure of whom the dogs belonged to or where they went. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate. Officers spoke with a possible owner. Possible charges are pending.

A dog bite was reported Monday night in the 1800 block of 130th Street in Wellman. A 5-year-old was bitten on the nose. Officers were advised. The family owned the dog.


All other offenses

An abandoned bicycle was reported Saturday afternoon at Sunset Park in Washington. It was taken to the bike shed.


Family offense non violent

A possible family situation was reported Friday morning in the 100 block of West Columbus Street in Crawfordsville. Officers responded.

A violation of a no-contact order was reported Friday night in the 900 block of South 11th Street in Washington. Officers responded. No violation.


Suspicious activity

A vehicle was reported being driven in the 2600 block of 105th Street in Riverside with no headlights on. Officers checked the area.

Three suspicious subjects were reported Saturday morning at Sunset Park in Washington. Officers responded. The subjects were advised to return home.

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