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Police log - Sept. 14, 2018

Sep 14, 2018

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.

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

Arrests

Andrew Michael Pearcy, 34, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 100 block of North Taylor Street in Brighton on a Washington County warrant for three charges for assault on persons in certain occupations – bodily injury, and interference with official acts – bodily injury. He was also charged with violation of a protection order.

Christopher Robert Ewalt, 27, of Wellman, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for assault on persons in certain occupations – bodily injury.

Nicholas Loren Nichols, 36, of Ainsworth, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the 2200 block of Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth on charges of third-degree criminal mischief and assault.

Abdimalik Ibrahim Farah, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, was arrested Wednesday evening in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington on a Washington County warrant for disorderly conduct.

Traffic accident

A caller reported that subjects in a white Toyota Camry hit a deer, Wednesday night at Highway 218 and 192nd Street in Ainsworth. They were on the southbound side. The subject was given a state report to file. A towing company was contacted to tow the vehicle. The driver had a ride coming.

A caller Thursday morning at 140th Street and Highway 1 in Kalona reported a vehicle-vs.-deer accident and believed the vehicle was drivable. An officer was advised. Documentation was made for insurance purposes. The caller was advised to fill out a state accident report if the damage was more than $1,500.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Wednesday afternoon in the 800 block of West Madison Street in Washington. The subject contacted a wrecker.

A caller Wednesday night at Wayland Road and 290th Street in Washington reported a disabled vehicle parked on Wayland Road in a bad area that made it difficult to see them. An officer responded. The subjects had moved off Wayland Road onto the gravel. They ran out of gas and had assistance on the way.

A caller Wednesday night at Highway 218 and 220th Street in Ainsworth reported a subject with a flat tire, on the southbound side. They were in a silver Buick Park Avenue. An officer responded. A towing company was already responding to assist them with their tire.

Animal complaint

A caller Wednesday night at Sixth Street and D Avenue in Kalona requested a welfare check on dogs barking inside a residence. An officer responded. The owners were home, and the dogs were not barking.

A caller Thursday morning at Vine Avenue and Vine Valley Drive in Riverside reported a dead deer in the roadway. An officer responded and removed the deer from the roadway.

Assault

A caller Wednesday night in the 600 block of West Adams Street in Washington reported that a juvenile came to her residence reporting being assaulted by a family member. Officers responded. The assault was unfounded.  An officer transported the juvenile to the police department where the juvenile was picked up by an adult.

DP & Q

A caller early Thursday morning in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported that her neighbors were being loud and playing loud music. Officers responded, and the area was quiet upon their arrival. The officers spoke with subjects in the area, who advised that they hadn’t heard any loud music.

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported receiving several hang-up 911 calls, Wednesday night, from a cellphone locating in the 500 block of South Ninth Avenue in Washington. An officer spoke with subjects, who had given a phone with no service to a child to play with.

Suspicious activity

A caller reported a suspicious subject in an old gray truck in the park for 2 ½ hours, Wednesday afternoon in the 1100 block of E Avenue in Kalona. An officer checked on the subject. He claimed to have been there for only about 15 minutes.

A caller Wednesday night in the 100 block of East Railroad Street in Brighton reported a green Mercury Mountaineer was sitting in front of his residence with a lawn mower trailer hooked to it. An older male with a beard was the occupant and had been sitting there for a long time. He had been there the previous night, also. The caller requested a deputy. An officer spoke with the suspect, who was homeless and was on his phone at the time. There was no problem.

A caller Wednesday night in the 200 block of East Main Street in Washington reported that a male subject took photos of his girlfriend while she was on a walk. The subject was described. An officer spoke with all parties. This was just a misunderstanding.

Tobacco violations

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported a 17-year-old student in possession of an e-cigarette. An officer responded. A citation was issued for possession of tobacco by a minor.

Trespass

A caller Thursday morning in the 3000 block of Old White Way in Ainsworth reported that a male subject staying at an area residence called her and advised that someone was in the house and to call the police. Officers responded and searched the house, and advised that there was no one in the house except the resident.

All other theft

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 100 block of West Second Street in Washington reported a bicycle missing about three days ago from the store. It was a black and green Schwinn mountain bike. An officer was advised for documentation.

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