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Police Log Oct. 23

By Andy Hallman | Oct 23, 2012

Total — 40

Treatment — 1

Male section — 13

Female section — 1

Work release — 1

Holding — 1

Special needs –0

Contract inmates — 23



Tyler Devin Myers, 21, of Ollie, was arrested Monday morning in the 1000 block of East Washington Street in Washington for second-degree burglary.

Anthony Lee Ossman, 20, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 200 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington for driving under revocation. Charges of drug paraphernalia and controlled substance are pending lab results.


Traffic accidents

A caller reported losing control of her vehicle at W55 and 275th Street in Washington and went into a ditch. Officers responded. The vehicle was out of the ditch and drivable. The incident was documented.

An accident with no injuries was reported Monday afternoon in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington. Information was exchanged.


Traffic other

A large piece of farm equipment rolled down the street Monday morning at South Marion and West Van Buren in Washington and blocked an intersection. Officers responded. A message was left at the construction company. The incident was documented.

A silver SUV with no plates was reported partially parked across a sidewalk in the 300 block of East Madison Street in Washington Monday night. Officers responded. The owner moved the vehicle.


Fire calls

A strong gas odor was reported Monday afternoon in the 500 block of Ninth Street in Kalona. Kalona Fire Department responded. Alliant was contacted. An ambulance was placed on stand-by.



A caller in the 200 block of East Third Street in Riverside reported Monday night that her husband assaulted her. Officers responded. The male subject left for the night.


Drug/narcotics violations

A student was reported Monday afternoon in the 1100 block of South B Avenue in Washington in possession of a controlled substance. Charges are pending per lab results.


All other thefts

A caller in the 100 block of East Main Street in Riverside reported Monday afternoon that checks had been stolen from her in August and she had identified a suspect after two cancelled checks had been returned. The incident is under investigation.



A caller in the 500 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported being harassed over the phone Monday afternoon. Officers spoke with both parties.



Benjamin Guy Scott, 13, and John D. Graf, 18, were charged Monday afternoon in the 600 block of East Third Street in Washington with trespass.


Animal complaints

A case of animal neglect was reported Monday morning in the 800 block of South B Avenue in Washington. A small dog was reported always on a chain with inappropriate shelter and the dog was starting to walk funny. Officers responded.

A dog was reported digging in trash Monday morning in the 200 block of West Sixth Street in Washington. A verbal warning was given to the owner.


All other offenses

A razor scooter was reported located Monday night in the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington. It was taken to the bike shed.


Suspicious activity

A caller in the 200 block of SW 10th Avenue in Wellman reported Monday afternoon that there were people at her house to look at it and a realtor left with her deed. The incident was documented.

A subject was reported in the 200 block of Highway 92 in West Chester requesting a deputy regarding a message left on her cell phone claiming to be from the FBI. Officers responded.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 3100 block of 150th Street in Riverside reported Monday evening that about a month ago his neighbor’s cow had hit his truck. The two had an agreement about taking care of the damages. The caller stated the cow owner was not keeping up his end. It was a civil matter.

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