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Police log - Nov. 27, 2017

Nov 28, 2017

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 – 16

Females – 3

Work release – 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 14

Treatment – 0

Holding – 0

Other facility – 1

Total – 34

Arrests

Nicole Faye Baker, 32, was arrested Friday morning in the 4400 block of Pepperwood Hill S.E. in Cedar Rapids on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on an original charge of operating under the influence, second offense.

Donald James Boileau, 35, of Brighton, was arrested Saturday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington on a charge of fifth-degree criminal mischief. Further charges are pending per DCI lab results for possession of a controlled substance.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday morning at West Madison Street and Highway 1 in Washington reported being involved in an accident with no injuries. They had pulled into a service station area. An officer responded. Damage was over $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. Photos were taken, and information was exchanged. Randolph Fehr, of Washington, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign.

A two-vehicle accident was reported Saturday morning at Black Diamond Road S.W. and Blackhawk Avenue in Kalona. Kalona QRS and Fire responded to assist Johnson County.

A caller Saturday morning at Highway 1 and 130th Street in Kalona reported that a deer came through the window of his truck. He had no injuries. He was unsure whether the deer was deceased. The caller was given a state accident report to file, and a deer tag was issued.

A caller Saturday morning at Hickory Avenue and Highway 22 in Wellman reported a vehicle on its side in the ditch. Everyone was standing by the vehicle. An officer responded. Damage was over $1,500. A state accident report will be filed. There were no citations. The vehicle was going to be privately towed.

A caller Saturday afternoon at Highway 92 and Quince Avenue in Washington reported that something came off a vehicle in front of him, doing damage to the windshield of his Chevrolet Silverado. The vehicle continued eastbound into Louisa County. A Washington County officer was advised. Louisa County made contact with the other vehicle owner. The Washington County officer was advised and passed along the information to the reporting party.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of South Avenue C in Washington reported that someone hit their friend’s vehicle while it was parked in front of the residence. An officer responded. There were no suspects. Documentation was made.

A caller Friday evening in the 2500 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported hitting a deer. The vehicle occupants had no injuries, and the vehicle was drivable. The deer was still in the roadway and was injured. An officer responded and was unable to locate the deer. Documentation was made for insurance purposes.

A caller Saturday night at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth reported a car-vs.-deer accident. There were no injuries to the occupants. The vehicle was not drivable. The caller had a tow truck en route. An officer responded and gave the subject a state accident report to fill out. Documentation was taken for insurance purposes.

A caller Sunday night in the 1000 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman reported a car-vs.-deer accident with no injuries to vehicle occupants. The vehicle, a red Dodge Caravan, was drivable, with front-end and fender damage. The deer was still alive in the west ditch. An officer responded. A deer tag was issued to the vehicle operator. The accident was documented for insurance purposes.

A caller Sunday night in the 100 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a two-vehicle traffic accident with no injuries, in the parking lot. An officer responded. Damage was under $1,500, and information was exchanged.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported a vehicle stop with a silver Eclipse with no plates, Sunday night at North Avenue C and West Third Street in Washington. Connor Lee Stratton, of Crawfordsville, was cited into court for driving under suspension, second offense.

Traffic other

A caller Friday morning in the 1200 block of North Third Avenue in Washington reported a vehicle parked at the end of his driveway, with no plates. It was a dark gray Jeep 4x4. An officer responded. The caller advised that they just moved the vehicle to the 1200 block of North Third Street prior to the officer’s arrival. The tires were chalked and a 24-hour tow tag was placed.

An officer reported being out with two vehicles for parking violations, Sunday morning in the 400 block of B Avenue in Kalona. Both vehicles were given written warnings for no overnight parking.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Saturday morning at Highway 218 and 160th Street in Riverside. The subject was fixing his GPS and was on his way.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Saturday morning at Highway 1 and 140th Street in Kalona. The driver was tired and had stopped to rest.

An officer reported being out with a flatbed truck, Saturday afternoon at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth. The vehicle was loaded and the subjects were on their way.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle with its flashers on, Saturday night in the 2000 block of 250th Street in Washington. There were no issues. Subjects were just getting ready for the parade.

An officer reported being out with a broken-down vehicle, Sunday night in the 300 block of East Washington Street in Washington. They were able to get the vehicle jump-started. There were no issues.

Fire calls

A caller Friday morning in the 700 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported a tree and fence on fire west of a service station in Wellman. An officer and Wellman Fire Department responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of East Harrison Street in Washington reported her neighbor’s deck was possibly on fire. Something had been burning for quite some time, and she was not sure what it was. The neighbors were not home. There was a red truck in the driveway that was always there. She did not believe the fire department was needed, just an officer to check it out. An officer responded. Wood was contained to a metal fire pit. There was no problem. The caller was advised.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 3000 block of Vine Avenue in Crawfordsville reported a brush fire in the ditch on Vine Avenue approximately one-fourth mile south of Crawfordsville. Crawfordsville Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

Animal complaint

A caller Friday afternoon in the 900 block of West Main Street in Washington reported a golden Lab or retriever with a family, off its leash in the park. An officer responded and talked to the female subject in charge of the golden Lab. She agreed to put it back on its leash.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 2200 block of Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported a 1-year-old was bitten on the arm by a pitbull. The child was taken by private vehicle for medical attention. The dog was located, contained and taken to a veterinary clinic for quarantine. Charges are pending on the dog’s owner for possession under legal age and vicious dog.

A deputy reported being out with an injured deer, Saturday evening at Highway 1 and 130th Street in Kalona. The officer put the deer down. A deer tag was issued to a Wellman resident.

A caller Saturday night in the 1400 block of Riverside Road in Riverside reported that someone had hit a deer on Riverside Road, and it was still alive in the roadway. An officer responded and put the deer down.

A caller Sunday morning in the 2800 block of 220th Street in Ainsworth reported horses that had had no hay or food for the past two days. An officer spoke with the owner, who had fed them square bales that morning and would be putting round bales in later in the day.

A caller Monday morning at Highway 218 and the Highway 92 ramp in Ainsworth reported a turkey in the roadway, on the northbound lane on the ramp. The caller was not sure if it was injured or was just sitting there. An officer responded and removed it from the roadway.

Assault

A caller Friday evening in the 700 block of East Second Street in Washington reported a 10-year-old male was out of control and assaulted family members. Officers responded. An officer transported the male juvenile to the emergency room for an evaluation.

Burglary

A caller Friday evening in the 700 block of South Avenue C in Washington reported someone broke into his grandmother’s house and stole items. An officer responded and spoke with the caller and his grandmother. A report will be filed.

A caller Friday night in the 1900 block of 140th Street in Kalona reported that someone broke into their house. The caller did not believe anything was missing. They broke a camera and moved things out of the truck into the field. They also let the animals out of their cages, and one of the animals was deceased. An officer responded. Documentation was made at that time.

An officer Saturday afternoon in the 800 block of West Monroe Street in Washington received a report of juveniles possibly taking items from mailboxes. Officers responded. An additional caller advised that they had a package taken from their residence. Both juvenile suspects were located by their parents. An officer advised that fourth-degree theft charges would be filed on two juveniles. Juvenile Probation was contacted about the incident.

A caller Sunday night in the 1900 block of 140th Street in Wellman reported a camper on her property was gone through. Items were thrown around, and holes were punched into speakers. An officer responded. Nothing was taken, and no forced entry was made. The incident was documented.

Civil standby

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of Washington Street in Brighton reported that his mother wouldn’t let him retrieve his belongings from his old apartment. He requested a deputy. The mother was not present upon the officer’s arrival. The subject retrieved his belongings.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Sunday evening in the 200 block of North Railroad Street in Ainsworth reported a male subject was intoxicated and was walking around hitting people’s cars. Officers responded and were unable to locate the subject.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Friday night in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported that her husband was intoxicated and they were in a verbal argument. Officers responded. The subject was spoken to about the issue. The female half refused to leave the residence for the night. The incident was verbal only.

A caller Saturday morning in the 200 block of East 15th Street in Washington reported the violation of a no-contact order. The female party came into the apartment. She left in a gray Town & Country van. An officer responded and spoke with the male party, and attempted to locate the female half. Documentation was made.

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported receiving a 911 open line call, Saturday night in the 1100 block of East Washington Street in Washington. An officer responded and spoke to the caller. She was having phone issues and was on the phone with Tech Support, trying to fix the problem.

Illegal dumping

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Monroe Street in Washington reported illegal dumping at the car wash business. This had occurred about an hour earlier. The caller requested to speak with an officer.  An officer spoke with the caller and was going to attempt to make contact with the suspect and advise him he was not welcome back on the property.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Sunday morning in the 100 block of North Taylor Street in Brighton reported her 20-year-old son was missing. He had mental disabilities and was last seen Thanksgiving night at the neighbors’ home, where he had been staying temporarily. He was prescribed medication that he had not been taking. An officer spoke with the mother. The subject was entered as missing. The subject was later located and canceled from the system.

Shoplifting

An officer on Saturday morning was advised of a theft that occurred on Nov. 24 in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington. Documentation was made at the time. The incident is under investigation.

Tobacco violations

An officer advised being out with a vehicle, Friday night in the 2600 block of Highway 1 in Washington. Two juvenile male subjects were cited for possession of tobacco under the legal age, first offense.

Trespass

A caller Friday morning in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported a subject in the area who was not supposed to be there due to a no-trespass order. Officers responded and were unable to locate the subject.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported two teenagers or adults at her house, who were not supposed to be there. An officer was advised. The caller called back and advised that they had left.

Vandalism

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of West Monroe Street in Washington reported that a juvenile neighbor kicked her door in. Officers responded and spoke with all parties involved, including the juvenile’s mother. No charges were filed criminally, as the parties planned to work it out among themselves.

An officer received a report of a damaged mailbox, Saturday afternoon in the 1400 block of West Main Street in Washington. The officer advised documentation of the incident.

All other offenses

A caller Friday morning in the 700 block of 12th Street in Kalona reported a subject was burning yard waste, causing smoke to come to the caller’s house. An officer responded and made contact with the subjects who were doing the burning, as well as with the caller. The problem was resolved.

A caller Friday evening in the 40 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported a male subject at the residence who wouldn’t leave, and requested an officer. An officer responded. The subject was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

A caller Friday night in the 300 block of First Street in Kalona reported suspicious activity at a service station with the clerk. An officer responded, and Kalona QRS staged. An officer advised that the clerk was intoxicated. A family member responded for a ride home.

A caller Saturday morning in the 1700 block of East Washington Street reported that trash blew over from the service station into his yard, an ongoing problem. He had spoken with the service station personnel the previous night, but asked to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with management, and they were going to take care of the problem.

A caller Saturday night in the 600 block of East Second Street in Washington reported that a female ran over his brother-in-law’s foot with her car. She had left the residence. The male subject did not want medical attention. An officer responded. They would just like the female advised that she was no longer welcome at that residence. An officer advised the subject that she was not allowed back at the residence.

A caller Sunday afternoon at South Avenue C and West Monroe Street in Washington reported juveniles running around in the street with baseball bats. Officers responded. The juvenile subjects claimed to be playing baseball in the church parking lot. They were spoken to.

An officer reported being out at the English River Wildlife area in reference to a DNR violation, Sunday night at Birch Avenue and 120th Street in Wellman. Documentation was made. The officer planned to forward information on to the appropriate department.

A caller Monday morning in the 400 block of Lincoln Street in Ainsworth reported that on two occasions, someone had rung their doorbell and left. The first time was about 11:30 p.m. Sunday night, and the second time was just after midnight. An officer responded and issued a citation to one juvenile male for city ordinance-curfew violation. Verbal warnings were given to three other juvenile males for curfew violation.

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