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Police log - Sept. 6, 2018

Sep 06, 2018

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


Carlos Alberto Zamora, 18, of Washington, was arrested Monday night in the 1300 block of North Second Avenue in Washington on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.

Traffic accident

Jefferson County requested Brighton Fire and QRS to a semi and trailer rollover with no injuries, Monday afternoon in the 3200 block of 120th Street in Brighton. Brighton Fire and QRS responded to assist.

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1200 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident. The vehicles had moved off the roadway. An officer responded. Damages were under $1,500, and drivers’ information was exchanged. Micah Danker, of Wayland, was cited for failure to maintain control.

A caller Monday night in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported an accident with injuries at the intersection. There was at least one injury. The vehicles involved were a Jeep Compass and a truck. A towing company responded to tow one of the vehicles. A state accident report will be filed. A citation was issued to Shelby Nickole Krueger, of Letts, for failure to maintain control.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1800 block of 335th Street in Brighton reported a vehicle in the ditch on its wheels. The occupant was in the vehicle, with eyes open, but not responding. Brighton Fire, a Washington County Rescue unit, an ambulance and an officer responded. There was no transport by ambulance. The officer transported the subject to Washington County Hospital emergency room. The vehicle was towed by a towing company, to be released upon payment of the tow bill. Charges are pending.

Traffic other

A caller Monday night in the 2200 block of 200th Street in Washington reported a loud diesel pickup was down the mud road east of his residence. The vehicle left, going westbound toward Highway 1. Direction of travel was unknown, and suspects were unknown.

A caller Tuesday night in the 700 block of North Avenue B in Washington reported that a vehicle ran a stop sign and almost struck her on her bicycle. The vehicle was then parked at a residence. The caller requested an officer. An officer spoke with all parties. The subject on the bicycle did not have any lights on it, and the driver did not see them. There was no problem.

Disabled vehicles

An unoccupied disabled vehicle was reported, Monday afternoon at Spruce Avenue and Highway 92 in Washington. The vehicle was added to the system.

A deputy reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Tuesday night at 220th Street and Redwood Avenue in Washington. The officer advised that they were using a camera on a time lapse and would be on their way in an hour.

Animal complaint

A caller Monday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Main Street in Washington reported that their neighbor’s dog and puppies were loose. An officer responded. They were able to get the dogs back into the residence.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1600 block of 140th Street in Wellman reported locating an injured deer in the yard while she was out walking. An officer responded and assisted.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 600 block of West Tyler in Washington reported animal abuse. An officer responded. The dog in question was not there, and would be back next weekend.

Barking dog

A caller Monday evening in the 100 block of South Sixth Street in Kalona reported that the neighbor’s dog was barking. It was an ongoing issue, and the dog had no shots. The dog owner was issued a written warning for allowing a dog to bark, according to the city ordinance.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Tuesday evening in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a fight in the jail and requested officers. Officers responded. The incident is under investigation. Charges are pending on two subjects for disorderly conduct.

DP & Q

A caller Tuesday night at West Third Street and West Fifth Street in Washington reported that there were two subjects in a truck, yelling at each other in the parking lot to the Kewash Trail on West Fifth Street. An officer spoke with the subjects, who were going to move the vehicle on Wednesday.


A caller Monday night in the 1400 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that she was out $300. A subject called her, stating he was from a computer company and was going to fix her computer. Documentation was made. The caller was given the Federal Trade Commission number.


A female caller reported being threatened, Monday afternoon in the 300 block of West Washington Street in Washington. A male caller reported that the female sent him 35 messages. An officer attempted to speak with the female subject. The threat was already reported. The male was advised to report the harassment to Burlington, and he requested that she be advised to cease contacting him.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1000 block of Fifth Street in Wellman reported that he had been receiving phone calls from a subject in Washington. She had been asked to stop but had continued to call. The caller requested that a deputy speak with her. An officer spoke with both subjects, who were advised to have no further contact. The caller was advised that, if it continued, he might want to see about a no-contact order.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Monday afternoon in the 600 block of West Adams Street in Washington reported that her granddaughter had not yet returned and had been gone about 30 to 45 minutes. An officer was advised, then disregarded. The child’s mother located her and picked her up.

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 600 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that a male subject had been sitting in their mother’s front yard for 30 minutes, and requested that someone speak with him. An officer responded and did not locate anyone in the yard. They spoke to a neighbor, who had seen someone mowing the yard before the officer’s arrival, and that person was the subject seen in the yard.

A caller Tuesday night at West Madison Street and Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported that someone was shooting a small-caliber gun near the west end of the trailer court, and requested an officer. Subjects were target shooting on their own property in the county. There was no problem.

A caller Tuesday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported suspicious noise in her apartment. An officer responded and spoke with the caller, and was unable to locate where the noise she heard was coming from.


A caller Monday evening in the 600 block of West Third Street in Washington reported that subjects were in their parking lot and they would like them to move on. An officer responded. The subjects were advised to no longer park in the parking lot of the business. They were given permission by the officer to park in the Kewash Trail parking lot temporarily.


A caller Tuesday night in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported that her ex-boyfriend broke out the window of her vehicle. He left the parking lot in an older white Ford Escort. An officer responded. A report will be filed. Charges are pending upon consulting with the county attorney.

Welfare check

A caller Monday morning in the 400 block of East Madison Street in Washington requested a welfare check on family members after a phone call received with the two arguing and screaming at each other. The caller was on his way with a four-hour drive. Officers responded. They were advised to contact law enforcement if needed.

All other offenses

A caller early Wednesday morning at North Washington Street and West Second Street in Riverside reported that a tree had fallen on a power line, and the power line was on the ground. An officer responded and advised that the utility pole had been damaged as well, and the lines were going across the road on West Second Street and North Washington Street. Alliant Energy was contacted and responded. Barricades were set up to block off the intersection.

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