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Police log - Sept. 14, 2017

Sep 14, 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 – N/A

Females – N/A

Work release – N/A

Special needs – N/A

Contract inmates – N/A

Treatment – N/A

Holding – N/A

Other facility – N/A

Total – N/A

Traffic accident

Dispatch received several reports of a traffic accident with a trap, Tuesday afternoon at Highway 218 and 240th Street. A caller later advised that the vehicle was on fire, but they were able to get the subject out of the car. Four officers, Ainsworth QRS, Ainsworth Fire, Washington County Rescue and an ambulance all responded. A towing company responded and towed one vehicle. A state report was filed. Seleena Richardson of Ottumwa was cited for failure to maintain control and no insurance accident-related. The ambulance transported one patient to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

A caller Tuesday afternoon at Highway 22 and Orange Avenue in Kalona reported a two-vehicle accident east of Kalona. One vehicle was reportedly on its side. Iowa State Patrol, officers, an ambulance, Kalona QRS, and Kalona Fire responded. The ambulance transported one patient to Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. A towing company towed both vehicles. The accident is being handled by Iowa State Patrol.

A caller Tuesday night at Highway 92 and Ivy Avenue in West Chester reported a single rollover vehicle accident. The driver was trapped inside and complaining of back pain. Three officers, West Chester QRS, an ambulance, Washington County Rescue, and Washington Fire Department responded. The ambulance transported one patient to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Damage was over $1,500. A state accident report will be filed.

Assault

A caller Tuesday night in the 10 block of West First Street in Riverside reported that an hour earlier, she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. An officer spoke with the caller, who advised that they assaulted each other. There were no injuries. She did not wish to pursue charges, and requested documentation.

Barking dog

A caller Tuesday morning in the 900 block of South 11th Avenue reported dogs barking on and off. An officer responded and sat in the area for 15 minutes and did not hear a dog barking. The report was unfounded.

Burglary

A caller Tuesday morning in the 300 block of North Avenue B in Washington reported her rear driver’s side window was broken out with a large rock sometime overnight. An officer responded. This had occurred between 10:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. The caller did not believe anything was missing. There was damage to the rear driver’s side window. Nearly an hour later, the caller’s purse was located in the 300 block of West Third Street. The officer returned the purse to the caller’s husband.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 800 block of Third Street in Kalona reported that someone went through their vehicle Saturday or Sunday night and took $8 to $10 in change. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Tuesday night in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported smelling marijuana. Officers responded. Charges are pending on a Washington resident per DCI lab reports for possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Family offense non-violent

An officer reported being out with a verbal domestic situation, Wednesday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside. The female was going to stay at the vehicle. The male went inside.

Fraud

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of F Avenue in Kalona reported a scam. An officer spoke to the caller, who was scammed out of $250. Documentation was made.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday morning in the 2600 block of Ginkgo Avenue in Washington reported receiving threatening text messages. An officer spoke to the caller, who wanted a female party to be advised not to come onto his property, and also requested documentation of this incident. The officer located the female party and advised her that if she came back onto the property she would be arrested, and that she was not to contact the caller anymore or she would be charged. The incident was documented.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1400 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported her son was being harassed. An officer spoke to the caller and was going to attempt to speak with the other party.

Intoxicated driver

Iowa State Patrol advised bringing in a subject from a vehicle stop, Tuesday night at 190th Street and Highway 1 in Washington. The vehicle was stopped after a broadcast of its swerving and crossing center line on Highway 1, traveling from north of the Kalona area. Charges are pending. The vehicle was left at the stop location. The registered owner planned to pick it up the next day.

Stolen property

A subject Tuesday morning in the 200 block of South Iowa Avenue reported that a bicycle had been parked on the sidewalk for the past 24 hours. An officer took a green 21-speed Mongoose to the bike shed.

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday afternoon at Highway 218 and the Highway 22 ramp in Riverside reported an elderly female sitting on her walker on the bridge. An officer responded and tried to assist by taking the female to Olds, but she refused to ride in his vehicle.

All other theft

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 800 block of West Monroe Street in Washington reported the theft of rings and of meat from her freezer. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

All other offenses

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1600 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported   a neighbor’s residence had a lot of garbage that was attracting rodents. The caller also wanted to report that they were doing burning. An officer spoke with the subject and advised him that the information would be documented, and that he should contact Environmental Health.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of North 12th Avenue in Washington reported a padlock was cut off one of their trailers. There did not appear to be anything missing. The caller later called back and advised that a second site also had the padlock cut off, and copper was missing. An officer spoke with the caller. A report will be filed.

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