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Police log - Oct. 27, 2017

Oct 27, 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 – 13

Females – 5

Work release – 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 15

Treatment – 0

Holding – 0

Other facility – 1

Total – 34

Arrests

Casey Thomas Leedham, 36, of Burlington was arrested Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on an Iowa City Police Department warrant for second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief and second-degree theft.

Traffic accident

A third-party caller Wednesday morning at Highway 218 and 160th Street in Riverside reported a car vs. deer accident on Highway 218 in the southbound lane between Mile Markers 76-77. There were injuries to vehicle occupants. The vehicle was sitting along the roadway and appeared to have a lot of damages. An officer responded. A state accident report was given. The vehicle was to be moved later in the day. A deer tag was issued to a Winfield resident.

An officer reported that he came upon a traffic accident with no injuries, Wednesday morning at South Airport Road and East Washington Street in Washington. Damages amounted to more than $1,500. A state report will be filed.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported a vehicle stop, Wednesday night at Highway 1 and 190th Street in Washington. Christopher Zolorio Avila, 20, of Washington, was cited into court for possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, second offense.

Fire calls

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 2100 block of 190th Street in Washington reported a fire in a hog barn. There were no hogs inside. Kalona Fire, Washington Fire, Wellman Fire, Kalona QRS and officers all responded. The fire was extinguished. Alliant Energy was notified.

Animal complaint

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of E Place in Kalona reported that a small dog outside of the residence had been barking nonstop. Officers responded. A written warning was left attached to the door for the owner of the dog.

A caller Wednesday evening in the 1000 block of East Adams Street in Washington reported a dog bite victim was in the emergency room, and requested an officer. An officer spoke with the owner of the dog and the victim’s parents. A report will be filed. The dog was taken to the pound.

Assault

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported an assault that occurred during the day in the lunch room. The school was handling it internally, and the parents did not want to pursue charges. The incident was documented.

Civil standby

A deputy received a request from DHS for assistance at a residence, Wednesday afternoon in the 1200 block of Maple Avenue in Kalona. An officer assisted with a child removal. A report will be filed.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Wednesday evening in the 1000 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside reported his neighbor was screaming profanities at the top of his lungs. An officer spoke with the neighbor, who advised that some bicyclists rode by and yelled at him, so he yelled back. He was advised to call law enforcement next time.

DP & Q

A caller Wednesday night in the 1300 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported loud music coming from a neighbor’s residence. An officer responded and spoke with subjects in that apartment but did not hear any loud music. He also spoke with the tenants in another apartment who were playing music, and advised them to turn their music down.

A caller Thursday morning in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington voiced a noise complaint. Subjects were slamming doors and dropping things on the floor. An officer responded and spoke to the subjects. They were moving items. They were finished for the night.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 1900 block of 155th Street in Wellman reported being harassed by a subject over the parenting of his children. An officer left a message with the caller.

A caller Wednesday evening in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported being harassed by a friend. An officer spoke with the subject and advised him to have no more contact with the caller.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 500 block of C Avenue in Kalona reported he could not locate his daughter and his son. They possibly left their pickup location with another subject from school. The caller then called back to advise that his children were located. An officer spoke with the caller and was going to attempt to locate the subject the children were with, to speak with the subject about the incident.

Suspicious activity

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1800 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a vehicle she didn’t recognize by the machine shed. It was a blue Dodge truck with two people and a dog. An officer responded. Subjects were getting out a boat that was stored there, in order to winterize it. There was no problem.

A caller Wednesday morning in the 100 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a subject walking southbound on the east side of the square, yelling, with a suspicious item in his hand. Units responded. The subject was going to do some yard work. There was no problem.

Tobacco violations

A caller Wednesday morning in the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a tobacco violation. A juvenile was cited for possession of tobacco, first offense.

Vandalism

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1200 block of F Avenue in Kalona reported a vehicle struck her basketball pole sometime the previous day. The pole was cemented into the driveway and was sheared off at the base, lying on the ground. Tire treads appeared to be from a truck. An officer responded and planned to attempt to locate a vehicle with damages in the area. An officer located the truck and trailer in the backyard of the residence. The operator advised that he did strike the pole and was going to make contact with the homeowner about the damages.

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 800 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that a juvenile threw a rock and hit a window of a vehicle, causing damage. An officer responded. The officer later spoke with the juvenile’s father. They planned to contact the victim to take care of the damages. The incident was documented.

All other offenses

A caller Wednesday night at 305th Street and Coppock Road in Washington reported that someone kept driving past his residence in a white four-wheel drive pickup, possibly hunting out the window. The vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound. A second anonymous caller reported they shot at least 20 rounds from the vehicle and were stopped at Coppock Road and 350th at the time of the call. An officer responded and spoke with both subjects. The information will be forwarded to the DNR.

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