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Police log - Oct. 17, 2013

Oct 17, 2013

The police log was 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 — 21

Treatment — 0

Male section — 15

Female section — 2

Work release — 2

Holding — 2

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 0



Steven Wade Tusler, 47, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday evening in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Washington for operating while intoxicated.

Hortencia Erickson, 60, of Washington, was arrested Thursday morning at East Third Street and Fourth Avenue in Washington for public intoxication.


Traffic accidents

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday morning in the 2500 block of 220th Street in Washington. The incident was documented.

A vehicle reportedly went into a ditch in the 1100 block of Orange Avenue in Kalona Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported. Officers responded. The vehicle was towed.


Disabled vehicles

A vehicle was reported sitting along Airport Road at 275th Street in Washington Wednesday morning and it had been there since Sunday. Officers responded. A tow tag was placed on the car.


Fire calls

A smoke alarm was reported going off Wednesday afternoon in the 800 block of West Monroe Street in Washington. Washington Fire Department responded.

Smoke was reported coming from the roof of a hog building in the 1900 block of 200th Street in Washington Wednesday afternoon. Kalona Fire Department, Wellman Fire Department, Keota Fire Department, officers and Alliant Energy all responded.

Riverside Fire Department and Kalona Fire Department were caller Wednesday evening to assist with a house fire in the 5700 block of Oakcrest Hill Road in Hills.



A caller in the 300 block of West Main Street in Washington reported Wednesday morning someone charged a large amount of money to his PayPal account. Officers spoke with the caller.


All other thefts

Items were reported missing from a house in the 1500 block of Highway 1 in Washington Wednesday morning. The incident was documented.


Disorderly conduct

A caller in the 1100 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Wednesday evening that the neighborhood children had been coming on her property and placing inappropriate items. Officers spoke with both parties.



A vehicle reportedly drove through a yard in the 900 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington Wednesday night. Officers were unable to locate.

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