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Police log - Nov. 8, 2012

Nov 08, 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 — 37

Treatment — 1

Male section — 12

Female section — 0

Work release — 3

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 21


Traffic accidents

A caller reported Wednesday afternoon that while she was backing out of a parking place Tuesday night she bumped into a vehicle at B Avenue and Main Street in Washington. The caller tried to locate the owner. When the caller went back outside the vehicle was gone. Officers were advised.

An accident with no injuries was reported Wednesday afternoon on Wayland Road in Wayland. The incident was documented.


Traffic other

A school bus violation was reported Wednesday afternoon at South Iowa Avenue in Washington. The incident is under investigation.



A caller in the 2200 block of Juniper Avenue in West Chester reported Wednesday morning that someone got into his garage and shed and items are missing. Officers responded. Four bikes, many cordless tools, an air compressor and a couple of chainsaws were taken.


All other thefts

A caller in the 300 block of West Washington Boulevard in Washington reported Wednesday morning that he was the victim of an identity theft. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 700 block of West Third Street in Washington reported harassment Wednesday evening. Officers spoke with the other party and advised him to stop.


Animal complaint

A dog was reported tied to a tree Wednesday morning in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Washington. The caller reported that there as no shelter and the dog was standing in mud. Officers responded.

A barking dog was reported Wednesday afternoon in the 900 block of Eighth Street in Kalona. Officers spoke with the owner.

A caller in the 1300 block of Elm Avenue in Wellman requested to speak with a deputy Wednesday afternoon in reference to options in dealing with an on-going issue. His neighbors have several different animals that they allow to roam and the animals were always going onto the neighbor’s property. He reported for the past several hours three goats had been eating his shrubs. Officers responded. A verbal warning was given.



Screaming was reported coming from an apartment Wednesday afternoon in the 600 block of West Adams Street in Washington. Officers spoke with the resident. No problem.


All other offenses

Five juveniles were reported Wednesday afternoon at West Jefferson and F Avenue in Washington laying or standing in the street. They wouldn’t move when vehicles approached. Officers located the subjects and told them to move on.

Suspicious activity

Someone reportedly unlatched a gate in the 2400 block of 330th Street in Wayland again and calves had gotten out and were missing Wednesday morning. The incident was documented.

A suspicious subject was reported Wednesday evening at Highway 22 and First Avenue in Wellman. The subject was waiting for a ride.

A suspicious subject was reported Wednesday night in the 100 block of First Street in Kalona. Officers spoke with the subject. No problem.

Suspicious activity was reported Thursday morning in the 2300 block of Kiwi Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. A truck was stuck on the dirt road. Tow trucks were already on the scene. Officers remained to assist. County Roads will be notified of the damage.


Welfare check

A welfare check was requested Wednesday evening on a subject in the 300 block of North C Avenue in Washington. Officers responded. The subject wasn’t home and the vehicle was gone.


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