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Police log - Nov. 22, 2017

Nov 22, 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 – N/A

Females – N/A

Work release – N/A

Special needs – N/A

Contract inmates – N/A

Treatment – N/A

Holding – N/A

Other facility – N/A

Total – N/A

Arrests

John David Harrill Jr., 45, of Washington, was arrested Monday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for third-degree sexual abuse.

Raymond Lee Spears, 59, of Riverside, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 400 block of North Ella Street in Riverside on a charge of attempted burglary.

Traffic accident

A caller Monday morning at Highway 1 and Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a car-vs.-deer accident. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants, but the car was not drivable. Debris was all over the roadway. Officers responded. The subject was going to have the vehicle privately towed. Damage amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 300 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported a two-vehicle backing accident. Damage was under $1,500. Drivers’ information was exchanged.

A caller Monday night in the 1800 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth reported hitting a deer in Illinois. The vehicle involved was a 2016 GMC Terrain. The only damage was to the mirror. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. An officer was advised for documentation. The caller was advised to fill out a state accident report if damage was over $1,500.

A caller Monday night in the 100 block of Fourth Street in Kalona reported that someone ran into the side of his pickup while it was parked in front of a restaurant. Documentation was made. There were no suspects.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle that possibly struck a deer, Monday night at Highway 22 and Larch Avenue in Kalona. The officer spoke with the driver, who was given a state accident report to file. The vehicle was drivable.

A caller Tuesday morning at Highway 1 and 133rd Street in Kalona reported a car-vs.-deer accident. The vehicle was not drivable and was still in the roadway. An officer and a towing service responded. The vehicle was towed. The driver was given a state accident report.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Monday night at North Railroad Street and Old Military Road in Ainsworth, after a report of a subject who got into the vehicle after falling. The officer advised that the subject refused medical attention. Clarence Farrier, 61, of Ainsworth was cited for driving under suspension, second offense.

Traffic other

A caller Monday night in the 1200 block of East Third Street in Washington reported a Bronco and a white van had been parked near his residence for three weeks and had not been moved. The caller requested an officer. The tires were chalked, and the officer planned to check back the next day.

An officer reported being out with a subject with a flashlight who was in the ditch near a vehicle,  Monday night at Hickory Avenue and 130th Street in Wellman. The subject was running trap lines. There was no problem.

Fire calls

An alarm company called and reported a fire alarm, Monday morning in the 1000 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington. A general alarm came in twice. Washington Fire Department responded and was disregarded by someone on scene who advised that they were cutting concrete, and dust was flying around and causing alarms to go off. There was no fire.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 800 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported a lot of smoke coming from the backyard of a residence, and requested that an officer check on it. An officer spoke with the subjects, who were burning yard waste.

Animal complaint

A caller Monday morning in the 1600 block of 330th Street in Brighton reported two large huskies running loose, one black and white, and the other tan and white in color. The huskies were trying to get her animals and had them trapped underneath a vehicle. An officer responded. The dogs belonged to a residence in Brighton. A written warning was given to a female juvenile who was dog-sitting at the residence.

A caller Monday morning at North Taylor Street and West Washington Street in Brighton reported a tan and black pitbull-type dog was running loose. The dog was wearing a purple caller. An officer and the caller had the dog contained at the intersection of North Taylor and West Washington streets in Brighton. An animal shelter was contacted to retrieve the dog, and it was taken to the shelter.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Third Street in Washington reported that the cat brought a snake in the back door. An officer responded and assisted in removing the snake.

A caller Monday night at West Fifth Street and North Avenue F in Washington reported an injured deer in the roadway. An officer responded and was unable to locate the animal.

A caller Monday night in the 400 block of East Polk Street in Washington reported a car in the parking lot with a dog that had been inside it all day. An officer responded. Someone was taking care of the animal, and there did not appear to be any problem with the dog.

Burglary

A caller Monday morning in the 600 block of East Third Street in Washington reported someone broke into the trailer, and was not sure whether anything was missing. An officer responded. Documentation was made at that time.

A caller Monday night in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported the theft of a phone on Friday. An officer responded. A report will be filed.

An officer reported that a subject advised that someone broke into his truck, Tuesday morning in the 800 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington. The only thing missing was change. The information was documented.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Monday night in the 300 block of Third Street in Kalona reported that he was pushed by his roommate. She also broke a door inside the residence. The caller requested to speak with a deputy. The female was gone upon the officer’s arrival. The incident was a verbal argument over a car. The caller did not wish to pursue anything.

Drug/narcotics violation

An officer who was serving a citation at a residence reported the odor of marijuana coming from the residence, Monday morning in the 100 block of North Farmer Street in Brighton. A juvenile female was released to her mother. Charges are pending per DCI lab results for possession of a controlled substance.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Monday noon in the 500 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported being threatened/blackmailed. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was documented.

A caller Monday evening in the 300 block of East Jackson Street in Washington reported that her neighbor threatened to assault her. Officers responded. The subject got his property, and the parties were separated.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Monday night in the 400 block of East Second Street in Washington reported that her stepdaughter was on probation and did not come home after school. She left a friend’s house with two older males. The caller requested to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with the caller, and the juvenile was entered into the system. Several hours later, the subject was located by an officer, was returned home, and was canceled from the system.

Suspicious activity

A caller Monday morning in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported suspicious activity. An officer spoke with the caller. She was given her options on how to deal with the situation.

All other theft

A caller Monday afternoon in the 100 block of First Street in Kalona reported a gas drive-off in the amount of $14.97, which had occurred 15 minutes earlier when a customer left without paying. Washington and Johnson County officers were advised. They later passed along the information on the registered owner’s address so that they might contact him.

All other offenses

A caller Monday morning in the 900 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported being stalked by a male subject. An officer spoke with the caller. The information was passed on to the appropriate department.

An officer reported being out with two subjects, Tuesday morning in the 800 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington. The officer spoke with the subjects. Everything was fine.

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