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Police log - Oct. 3, 2013

Oct 03, 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 — 20

Treatment — 0

Male section — 20

Female section — 1

Work release — 1

Holding — 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates — 0



Jonathan L. Bean, 53, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday afternoon as a material witness.



Washington officers reported Wednesday evening conducting a search warrant on a subject in Hebron, Neb.


Traffic accidents

A two-vehicle accident was reported Wednesday afternoon at Highway 1 and Lexington in Washington. Officers, Washington County Ambulance, the Washington Fire Department and Washington County Rescue responded. Three patients were transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. One subject was transported to the Washington County Hospital. Samuel Orris, 80, of Washington, was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

A vehicle vs. deer accident was reported Wednesday evening in the 1700 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside. The incident was documented.

An accident was reported Wednesday evening at West Main Street and Highways 1 and 92 in Washington. Under $1,500 damage was reported. Information was exchanged.


Traffic other

A vehicle was reported Wednesday afternoon in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington That had been there for several days with a flat tire. Officers responded.


Fire calls

A gas smell was reported Wednesday morning inside a business in the 200 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Washington Fire Department, officers and Alliant Energy responded.

The Washington Fire Department was paged out to the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington Wednesday afternoon for hot spots.

The Washington Fire Department responded Wednesday afternoon to a railroad tie on fire in the 500 block of North 12th Street in Washington.

Possible illegal burning was reported Wednesday evening in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington. Officers responded. No problem.


Weapons violation

A caller in the 900 block of Ninth Street in Kalona reported Wednesday evening that his children and a couple of neighbor kids were playing in the yard when a neighbor lady pointed a gun in their direction. Officers spoke with all parties involved. The incident was turned over to the county attorney for possible charges. The incident was documented.


All other thefts

An item was reported taken from a business in the 100 block of West Main Street in Washington. The incident was documented.



A caller in the 100 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported Wednesday afternoon she found threatening messages toward her family on another subject’s Facebook page. Officers spoke with the caller.


Illegal dumping

A bag of trash was reported left in the 1000 block of West Monroe Street in Washington Wednesday morning. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation.


Animal complaint

A subject reported Wednesday morning a stray cat bit her in the 2800 block of 130th Street in Riverside. The cat will be tested. The incident was documented.


Family offense non violent

A possible violation of a no-contact order was reported Wednesday evening in the City of Washington. The incident was documented.


Suspicious activity

A suspicious smell was reported Wednesday night in the 100 block of South Second Avenue in Washington. Officers responded.


Civil dispute

A caller in the 300 block of East Street in West Chester reported Wednesday afternoon that he took possession of his residence and there were items missing. Officers responded. It was a civil matter.


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