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Police log - Oct. 31, 2017

Oct 31, 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 – 6

Work release – 1

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 12

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 1

Total – 34

Arrests

Lana-Rae Lynn Meserole, 20, of Washington, was arrested Friday afternoon at South Avenue C and West Madison Street in Washington on a charge of driving under suspension, first offense.

Dakota Duane Hueston, 22, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, was arrested Saturday morning at South Fourth Avenue and East Washington Street in Washington on charges of OWI, second offense, bribery, no valid driver’s license, and speeding 51 mph in a 35-mph zone.

Manuel Alejandro Garcia, 20, of Muscatine, was arrested Saturday morning at Highway 22 and Underwood Avenue in Riverside on charges of OWI, first offense, and speeding.

Ed Leon Carroll, 38, of Washington, was arrested Saturday morning in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington on a charge of violation of probation on an original charge of possession of marijuana, second offense.

June Erin Marie Quigley, 26, of Washington, was arrested Sunday afternoon in the 1500 block of Highway 78 in Brighton on a charge of OWI, first offense.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday afternoon at Highway 1 and West Fifth Street in Washington reported an accident with no injuries. The roadway was partially blocked. Officers responded. The vehicle was towed. Damage was more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. Cynthia Shepherd of Washington was cited for failure to yield upon entering a through highway.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 200 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that an elderly female was parked in front of her outside City Hall, and then backed up and hit her bumper and drove off. The vehicle was described as an older green Buick. There was no damage to the caller’s vehicle. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Friday night in the 1100 block of Highway 22 in Wellman reported he met an International tractor while driving his combine, and the tractor crossed the center line and struck his steps, knocking them off. An officer was unable to locate the tractor. Documentation was made for insurance purposes.

A caller Friday night at 150th Street and Highway 1 in Kalona reported hitting a deer in a Jeep Patriot. Several vehicles had run over it since then. The vehicle was drivable. Documentation was made. The driver was given a state accident report to file.

A caller Friday night in the 100 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident with no injuries. Damage was under $1,500, and drivers’ information was exchanged. David Amos, of Keota, was cited for failure to obey a stop sign and failure to yield right of way.

A caller Saturday morning at 220th Street and Vine Avenue in Ainsworth reported hitting a deer earlier that morning north of G36. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. An officer was advised for documentation. The caller was advised to fill out a state accident report if the damage was over $1,500.

A car vs. deer accident was reported Saturday night at Highway 218 and 150th Street in Riverside. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants, and the vehicle was drivable. State Patrol stopped to assist.

A caller reported a car-vs.-deer accident, Saturday night at 192nd Street and Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The air bags deployed, and the vehicle was down in the ditch. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. The vehicle was going to be towed the next morning. Damages amounted to more than $1,500, and a state accident report will be filed. A deer tag was issued.

A caller Sunday night at 310th Street and Dogwood reported hitting a deer. There were scuffs on the bumper that should wash off. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday night at Elm Avenue and Highway 78 in Brighton reported a truck was in a ditch and it was smoking. An officer advised that no one was around the vehicle. It appeared to be a car-vs.-deer accident. Just the radiator was smoking. The vehicle was added to the system.

A caller Sunday night in the 3300 block of Highway 218 in Crawfordsville reported that his wife hit a deer on Highway 218. She was not complaining of injuries but was shaken up. She was also pregnant. The air bags deployed. She was not trapped in the vehicle. An officer, an ambulance, Crawfordsville QRS and Crawfordsville Fire responded. There was no ambulance transport. The vehicle was off the roadway and would be removed the next day. The accident was documented.

A caller Sunday night at Highway 218 and 287th Street in Crawfordsville reported hitting a deer. The caller had their own tow en route. The vehicle was a 2014 Dodge Caravan. The caller was advised to pick up a state accident report, and was advised of CFS number. An officer was advised for documentation.

A caller Sunday night at Highway 1 and 140th Street in Kalona reported hitting a deer. There was some damage to the front of the vehicle, but it was drivable. The deer was not on the roadway. An officer was advised for documentation. The caller was advised to fill out a state accident report if the damage was over $1,500.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Friday night at Dogwood Avenue and Highway 78 in Brighton. A juvenile female was cited for operating a non-registered vehicle, and speeding. Further charges are pending, per DCI lab results.

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Saturday evening at Vine Avenue and 130th Street in Riverside. Another officer also responded. Ernesto Guzman Jr., 33, of Iowa City, was cited into court for driving while license under suspension, fifth offense, no proof of insurance, and fraudulent use of registration.

Traffic other

A caller Friday morning in the 500 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a green sedan that was parked so that it blocked the alley. An officer responded and issued a parking citation.

Disabled vehicles

A caller Saturday morning at 295th Street and Dogwood Avenue in Brighton reported that a vehicle had been sitting in the area since early morning. An officer responded. The vehicle was not occupied and was added to the system.

An officer reported being out with an occupied vehicle along the roadway, with its flashers on, Saturday night at 220th Street and Riverside Road in Washington. The vehicle was soon back on the roadway with no further problems.

A caller Monday morning in the 200 block of West Second Street in Washington reported her vehicle was disabled. An officer responded and gave the subject a ride to her residence.

Fire calls

A caller Sunday morning in the 1800 block of 110th Street in Kalona reported a chimney fire and requested the fire department. The caller spoke with someone at the residence, and they advised they had it under control. The fire department was disregarded.

A caller Sunday night in the 500 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported a CO2 detector was going off. One long beep was sounding. An officer, Washington Fire and Alliant Energy responded and assisted.

Animal complaint

A caller Friday evening in the 900 block of M Avenue in Kalona reported that her neighbor’s German shepherd puppy was tied to a tree in the backyard and whined a lot. He often got tangled around the tree and couldn’t get to his water bowl. The caller had been watering and feeding the dog. An officer determined that the dog had a doghouse and appeared healthy.

Ashlee Ann Weimer, 27, of Washington, was cited Friday in the 700 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington for allowing a dog to run at large. This was in regard to an incident that occurred Oct. 13.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 900 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported that a cat was hit by a vehicle but was still alive, lying along the roadway. An officer responded. The animal was deceased upon the officer’s arrival. The officer transported it to a veterinary clinic.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1000 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported two stray dogs that were very aggressive. A young boy was trying to walk his dog, and they were attacking that dog. Officers responded. The dog catcher responded and transported a tan pitbull and a tan bulldog to the dog pound. An officer spoke with the dogs’ owner. The dogs were not to be released until the owner could show proof of rabies vaccinations. The officer spoke with the veterinarian, who verified that the rabies shots were up-to-date. The young boy’s dog did not suffer any injuries.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1200 block of Gum Avenue in Wellman reported that there was an injured German shepherd in their driveway. The dog had a shock collar on but no tags. Paws & More Animal Shelter was contacted.

A caller Sunday night in the 2600 block of Spruce Avenue in Ainsworth reported their neighbor’s dogs came onto their property. This was an ongoing issue, and on this occasion they were aggressive toward the caller. An officer responded and made contact with the dog owners. They were advised of the complaint, and there should be no further issues.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Friday morning in the 400 block of North Avenue C in Washington reported that her ex-boyfriend was at her residence and would not leave. An officer responded. The subject was there because the caller had agreed to take him to an appointment but decided she no longer wanted to do that. The officer gave him a ride to his appointment.

A caller Saturday morning at North 12th Avenue and East Seventh Street in Washington reported that subjects in a gray Suburban and a white four-door car were yelling at each other at the intersection. Officers responded to the area. The vehicles left the area before the officers’ arrival.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 300 block of West Monroe Street in Washington reported a subject at the house trying to fight with them. Officers responded. Documentation was made for the time being. An officer planned to speak to the county attorney about possible charges.

DP & Q

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 600 block of West Tyler Street in Washington reported a subject yelling loudly inside the apartment. Officers responded. The subject left before the officers’ arrival.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 400 block of North Avenue C in Washington reported that the father of her child kept coming to the residence and bothering her on the days that she had the child. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the male party.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Sunday morning in the 900 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported she was being harassed by a subject. An officer spoke with the male party, and he was advised to cease all contact, or next time harassment charges would be filed.

Motor vehicle theft

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1300 block of 50th Street in Keota reported her vehicle was stolen. An officer spoke with the caller. The subject was given permission to drive the vehicle, and had insurance on the vehicle. This was unfounded and a civil matter. The caller was advised to contact an attorney.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Sunday night in the 1100 block of North Second Avenue in Washington reported that their foster daughter had left the residence during the afternoon and had not returned. An officer responded. The guarantee of transport was filled out. The caller then reported that the daughter returned home.

Stolen property

A caller Sunday morning in the 100 block of North Main Street in Crawfordsville reported stolen property at her residence that her 13-year-old son had in his possession. He was refusing to tell her where he got it. An officer responded, and items were seized. The juvenile will be charged with third-degree burglary. The officer transport ted the juvenile to Four Oaks.

Suspicious activity

A caller Friday morning in the 2500 block of Spruce Avenue in Ainsworth reported a suspicious vehicle by his house with a male inside and another green Ford truck a half mile west of Spruce on Highway 92. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicles.

A caller Saturday evening in the 1500 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman reported a young, larger male subject came to the residence, stating he had steaks and meat to give away for free. He was driving a gray Chevrolet pickup with a white freezer in the back. There were no license plates on the truck. An officer was made aware of the call.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported suspicious noises inside the bank. Officers responded. The subjects were playing tennis on the roof of the bank. They were advised to stay off the bank property. There was no damage to the building.

Trespass

A caller Monday morning in the 2000 block of 250th Street in Washington reported a vehicle on the property that shouldn’t be there, and requested an officer. Officers responded. The vehicle was towed. An officer gave a subject a ride into town.

Welfare check

A caller Friday morning in the 700 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that a subject appeared to be sleeping inside a vehicle in the alley. An officer responded. The subject was just tired. Someone came and retrieved the person and the vehicle.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2200 block of 250th Street in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject he had a no-contact order with. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported two young children left unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot. An officer responded. Contact was made with the parents, and they were spoken to about the situation. The issue was resolved.

A caller Sunday morning in the 1600 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that her daughter’s boyfriend was intoxicated and would not leave her daughter alone. They had a young child in the residence, as well. Officers responded. The incident was verbal only. Subjects were separated to different rooms for the night. The female was advised to call back if there were further issues.

All other theft

A caller Friday afternoon in the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that his son’s 24-inch Roadmaster mountain bicycle was taken from the bike rack at the middle school on Monday. It was black with orange and white stripes, and the grips were torn off. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 700 block of First Street in Kalona reported an iPhone was stolen out of her car a week earlier. An officer spoke to the caller. The information was documented for Sprint.

All other offenses

A caller Friday morning in the 500 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported her husband would not let her leave the residence. He had shoved her as well as threatened her if she called the police. Officers responded. No assault occurred. The parties separated.

A caller Saturday afternoon at Highway 22 and Vine Avenue in Riverside reported that a male subject was sitting Indian style with his head down in the middle of the roadway. Officers responded and were unable to locate anyone.

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