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Police log - Nov. 27

Nov 27, 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 — 30

Treatment — 0

Male section — 10

Female section — 0

Work release — 2

Holding — 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 17



Robert Ramone Mikesell, 32, was arrested Tuesday morning at Highway 92 and Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth for driving while barred, operating a vehicle without owner’s consent, failure to maintain control and failure to use headlights.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Monday afternoon in the 1700 block of Highway 22 in Wellman. Officers were advised. The incident was documented.


Fire calls

A commercial fire alarm was reported Monday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Monroe Street in Washington. Washington Fire Department and officers responded. It was a false alarm.

Kalona Fire was requested Monday evening in the 5100 block of SW James Avenue in Kalona for a gas smell in the home. The smell was investigated.


Weapon violation

A caller reported Monday night that on Nov. 23 he seized a gun from a residence in the 400 block of North Benton Street in Brighton. The incident is under investigation. The gun is possibly stolen.


All other thefts

A caller reported Monday morning that his daughter’s cell phone had been stolen on Nov. 17 in the 1000 block of Sixth Street in Wellman. The incident was documented.

Items were reported missing from an out building in the 1700 block of 230th Street in Keota Monday afternoon. A report will be filed.



A deputy was requested Monday afternoon in the 3300 block of 170th Street in Riverside in reference to someone trespassing on the caller’s property and bulldozing part of it. Officers responded. The trespassing was accidental.



A vehicle with its horn going off was reported Tuesday morning in the 100 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The incident was documented.


All other offenses

A caller reported Monday afternoon that his landline phone called his cell phone and no one that could call out should be at his residence. Officers responded. No intruders were at the residence.


Family offense non violent

An officer was requested Monday afternoon in the 600 block of South Third Avenue in Washington in reference to a complaint that the caller’s grandmother had ahold of her arm and wouldn’t let go. The caller stated it hurt and she was getting bruised. Officers responded. A child was refusing to go with her grandmother. Family dispute only.

A caller reported Monday evening that his 15-year-old son was refusing to go home with his grandmother in the 400 block of North Benson Street in Brighton. Officers responded. The juvenile was returned to his father in Webster.


Suspicious activity

A caller in the 100 block of West Fountain Street in Brighton reported Saturday afternoon that he put his uncle’s belongings out in the yard for him to pick up and the neighbor came over and was causing problems. Officers spoke with all parties.

A caller in the 500 block of South B Avenue in Washington reported Sunday morning that someone rang the doorbell, then ran to a car and sped off. The incident was documented.

A possible break-in was reported Sunday evening in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington.

An officer was requested Monday afternoon in the 300 block of East Second Street in Washington after the caller found the door to the apartment’s laundry facilities kicked open. Officers will attempt to locate a suspect.

A subject was reported sleeping in a vehicle in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington Tuesday morning. Officers spoke with the subject.


Runaway/missing person

A subject was reported missing Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of East Main Street in Brighton. The caller later advised the subject had returned home.


Public service contact

Dispatch received calls Sunday morning of a woman dancing around in the street at Westview Drive and Highways 1 and 92 in Washington and stepping out into traffic. Officers responded.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 1600 block of 335th Street in Brighton reported an ongoing problem with a subject Saturday evening. They had a dispute earlier and were advised to have no further contact. The caller said the subject and three other individuals were at the end of the drive yelling at the house. Officers responded. Unfounded.

A subject reportedly showed up in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington that the caller had a no-contact order with. The subject wasn’t supposed to be in the bar because he was on probation. Officers responded. The subject had been at the bar but left when he learned the caller was there.


Welfare check

An 8-year-old subject was reported running on Highway 218 in Crawfordsville Saturday afternoon. The caller reportedly gave the subject a ride to a residence in Crawfordsville. They requested a welfare check on him. Officers responded. The juvenile had been walking a dog and it got away from him. No problem.

A caller in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported Monday evening that her son was out of control and had made suicidal statements. Officers responded. Everything was fine.

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