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Police log - Nov. 8, 2017

Nov 08, 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

Manuel DeLarosa, 21, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Muscatine on a Washington County warrant for probation violation on an original charge of possession of controlled substance – marijuana.

Jan Luis Gonzalez Rivera, 21, of Wayland, was arrested Monday night in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Muscatine on a Washington County warrant for probation violation on an original charge of possession of controlled substance – marijuana, first offense.

Devin Aaron Peck, 28, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 400 block of East Polk Street in Washington on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Traffic accident

A caller Monday morning in the 1100 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman reported a car-vs.-deer accident in a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, with no injuries to occupants. The caller requested documentation for insurance purposes. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 400 block of East Polk Street in Washington reported a backing accident in the parking lot. An officer responded. The operator had backed into a parked vehicle. Driver’s information was exchanged.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 100 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth reported an accident near an Ainsworth business. A towing company responded to tow a Chevrolet Impala. Damages amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. Cheyenne Griggs, of Washington, was cited for failure to yield before entering a highway.

Traffic other

A caller Monday morning in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington reported two vehicles that had not been moved in months. One was a truck with a blade on it, and the other was a black car with Linn County plates. An officer responded and chalked the tires on both vehicles, as well as placing 24-hour tow tags on them.

Fire calls

A caller Monday afternoon in the 300 block of North Avenue B in Washington reported a gas leak. Washington Fire Department responded. A fitting was loose on the outside of the residence. The pipes were tightened, and the issue was fixed.

A caller Monday night in the 700 block of South Avenue D in Washington reported that smoke was coming from the basement and the smoke alarms were going off. An officer and Washington Fire Department responded.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2000 block of 300th Street in Washington reported an automatic fire alarm. An officer, Brighton QRS and Brighton Fire were en route and were discontinued by the key holder. An officer spoke with the key holder, who advised that he arrived at the scene and everything appeared to be fine.

Animal complaint

A caller Monday afternoon in the 700 block of North Iowa Avenue reported that she was chased by a brown pitbull at 7:30 a.m. while she was on her way to work. An officer issued a written warning to the owner for allowing a dog to run at large. A court date was set for 9 a.m., Nov. 16, 2017, for dog in city limits over 6 months of age and does not possess current vaccinations for rabies. The owner has until Nov. 16 to prove the dog has been vaccinated.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 3100 block of 190th Street in Ainsworth reported a loose Great Pyrenees and a loose golden retriever on 190th Street between Vine and Willow, and also requested a welfare check on a dog in a small kennel on 190th Street. An officer checked the area for the two loose dogs and was unable to locate them. In reference to the welfare check on the dog in the kennel, the officer spoke with the caller and was going to try to make contact with the owner of the dog.

A caller Monday evening in the 300 block of East Madison Street in Brighton reported that earlier in the afternoon two dogs came after her while she was taking out her garbage. The caller stated that the dogs were always running loose. She believed they possibly belonged to a neighbor. An officer was advised. Documentation was made.

A caller Monday night at Old White Way and Highway 218 in Crawfordsville reported a deceased deer in the roadway in the southbound lanes. The subject who hit the deer called, advising that the deer had been removed from the roadway, and that the company vehicle was not drivable. His employer had a tow truck on the way. There were no injuries to the two occupants. Damages amounted to more than $1,500. The caller was advised that a state accident report would need to be filled out.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Monday afternoon in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington requested assistance with a student who was becoming aggressive and trying to leave school grounds, and was currently by the soccer fields. Officers responded. The juvenile was transported to the Police Department. The incident is under investigation.

Fraud

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2600 block of Sockum Ridge Road in Washington reported a subject came into the lobby and reported a fraudulent check that his bank notified him about. An officer spoke with the subject. Documentation was made at that time.

Mental subject

A caller Monday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a juvenile female was out of control and she was not safe. An officer responded. The incident was a misunderstanding between the juvenile and the reporting party. The child went home with the grandmother. The incident was unfounded.

Truancy

A caller Monday morning in the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a student with a truancy order had not shown up for school. An officer responded and was unable to locate the juvenile. Officers later returned and located the juvenile, who was transported to the middle school.

Vandalism

A caller Monday morning at East 11th Street and North Second Avenue in Washington reported that someone keyed the driver’s side to his vehicle sometime between 10:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 a.m. Monday. The caller requested documentation. An officer was advised. The caller did take pictures.

A caller Monday morning in the 600 block of West Fifth Street in Washington reported their business mailbox was hit. The post was in the ditch, and the mailbox was knocked over. The post office had been contacted as well as the business owner. An officer responded. No vehicle parts or paint transfer were located. Documentation was made.

An officer reported damage to the vending machine, Tuesday morning in the 400 block of Highway 1 in Washington. Additional officers responded and made contact with a key holder, who advised that they would assess the damage later in the morning and would contact the bottling company about the damages. An officer took photos. Documentation was made at that time.

Welfare check

A caller Monday morning in the 700 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported that his stepdaughter texted her mother in the middle of the night, saying she was scared. He was not getting an answer at the friend’s house where she was staying. An officer responded and was unable to make contact with anyone at the residence. The juvenile was in school, and the caller was advised of that.

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