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Police log

Jun 05, 2018

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

Bryan Riley Graham, 25, of Williams, was arrested Friday night in the 500 block of West Monroe Street in Washington on a charge of driving while license under suspension, fourth offense.

Bryan Anthony Benally,2 5, of Burlington, was arrested Saturday morning in the 200 block of East Main Street in Washington on charges of public intoxication, first offense, and unlawful possession of prescription drugs. Further charges are pending per DCI Lab results.

Curtis T. Ford, 23, of Illinois, was arrested Saturday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 92 in Ainsworth on charges of OWI, first offense, and unlawful possession of prescription drugs. He was further charged with possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of possession of ecstasy, and contraband in a correctional facility.

Crystal Regina Knight, 29, of Coralville, was arrested Sunday night at Highway 1 and West 18th Street in Washington on a charge of driving under suspension, fifth offense.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Friday afternoon at Highway 218 and 305th Street in Crawfordsville reported an accident with a deer. There were no injuries to vehicle occupants. The deer was deceased and in the ditch. The vehicle was not drivable, and the caller requested a wrecker to take her to a body shop in Burling. An officer was advised. A towing company responded to assist the driver. The accident was documented.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported that her vehicle was hit while parked in the parking lot. An officer responded. The vehicle was not hit by another vehicle. The juvenile driver had hit a yellow post, with minimal damage. Documentation was made. The incident was a juvenile operator vs. post.

A caller Friday night in the 1200 block of Highway 218 in Riverside reported a car-vs.-deer accident. The vehicle was not drivable. They were going to have it privately towed. An officer responded. Documentation was made for insurance purposes. A state accident report was given to the driver to fill out.

A caller Saturday morning in the 2100 block of Riverside Road in Washington reported damages to construction equipment. It appeared that it may have been struck by a vehicle. An officer responded. The suspect vehicle appeared to be a white truck with significant tire tread, and would have right front-end damage, and would possibly have lost the turning signal. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident with no injuries. Damages were under $1,500, and information was exchanged. The incident happened on private property.

A caller reported a car-vs.-deer accident, Saturday night in the 1200 block of Highway 218 in Riverside. The vehicle, a black Kia Soul, was not drivable. The deer was in the grass but needed to be put down. An officer responded. A towing company towed the vehicle. The accident was documented.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Saturday night at Wayland Road and 305th Street in Washington reported a one-vehicle rollover. A white F250 truck landed on the top side. Two subjects were trapped and one subject was ejected, and the caller was unable to locate them. An officer located one subject 20 feet from the vehicle, with head injuries. Officers, conservation officers, Washington Fire, Washington Rescue, ambulances, AirCare helicopters, and Iowa State Patrol responded. One patient was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Another ambulance transported another patient to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. An AirCare helicopter transported one patient to the University of Iowa Hospitals. A towing company towed the vehicle. State Patrol had a hold on the vehicle, and will handle the accident. Washington County will handle any criminal charges.

A caller Sunday morning in the 70 block of East First Street in Riverside reported that his vehicle was hit while parked in the back parking lot sometime the previous night. There was damage on the driver side door and also red paint transfer. An officer responded. The suspect vehicle was possibly a truck or SUV. The incident occurred on private property. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday afternoon at North Marion Avenue and West Fifth Street in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident with no injuries. Damage was under $1,500. A juvenile driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported that her 2017 Chevrolet Malibu was hit in the parking lot the previous night. Damage to the vehicle were a dent and paint chipped on the driver side door. Casino security was checking video for a suspect vehicle. The caller was given Call For Service number. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller Sunday night in the 1200 block of Highway 218 in Riverside reported hitting a deer in her uncle’s red Dodge Ram TK, and had damage to the front bumper. The deer ran off, and the vehicle was drivable. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

 

Traffic stop serious

An officer on Saturday afternoon reported a suspended driver just arrived in the office, in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Cory Dell Vrdaneburg, 42, of Washington, was cited into court for driving under suspension, first offense.

 

Disabled vehicles

A caller reported a disabled vehicle – a small, light-colored truck – occupied by an elderly couple, Friday afternoon in the 1800 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The hood was up and the hazard lights were on. An officer responded and assisted.

An officer advised being out with a vehicle, Friday night at First Street and Highway 22 in Kalona. Everything was OK with the operator.

A disabled vehicle was reported, Saturday morning at Highway 218 and 192nd Street in Ainsworth. The vehicle was having overheating issues, and the subject was going to try to move it to Four Corners.

A caller reported needing assistance with changing a flat tire, Saturday night in the 2400 block of Highway 218 in Ainsworth. The vehicle was a brown Chevrolet Silverado. The caller called back and advised that someone stopped to help change the tire, before a deputy’s arrival.

An officer reported being out with a broken-down vehicle, Sunday morning in the 2100 block of 250th Street in Washington. The vehicle was unoccupied and was added to the system.

Dispatch received a report of a vehicle that had been disabled and in the roadway for quite a while, Sunday afternoon in the 500 block of North Marion Avenue. While the tires were being chalked, the owner came out to advise he had just aired them up that day and moved the vehicle. The officer planned to advise the caller that contact was made with the owner.

A caller Sunday afternoon at highway 1 and West Buchanan in Washington reported seeing a subject with a shredded tire south of the bridge. The subject had a tire blowout and had help coming.

An officer reported being out with a broken-down unoccupied vehicle, Sunday night at Highway 92 and Spruce Avenue in Washington. The officer added the vehicle to the system.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle occupied by two male subjects, Sunday morning at Highway 1 and 130th Street in Kalona. An additional officer also responded. The subjects were going to try to contact someone for a ride and get the truck moved.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 600 block of Sixth Street in Kalona reported that they had new neighbors who had two pit bulls that were running loose. The dogs had continued to defecate in yards other than their own. A warning was given to the dogs’ owner, and he was advised that the next time, a citation would be issued.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 800 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported that a pit bull was loose and on her property, barking and running toward her. The owner had retrieved the dog. The incident happened 30 minutes before the call-in. An officer responded and spoke with the caller in reference to the incident.

A pit bull dog was reported in the roadway, Saturday night in the 1400 block of Foster Woods Road in Wellman. The dog belonged at a nearby residence. An officer advised that dogs did not appear to be vicious, and a verbal warning was given to the owners on dogs running loose.

 

Fire calls

A smoke detector was reported going off, Friday morning in the 200 block of Vine Street in Riverside. No one was home, and the caller could not see or smell anything. Riverside Fire responded and located a faulty detector. Nothing else was wrong. A note was left for the tenant.

An alarm company advised a smoke alarm, Saturday night in the 200 block of South Main Street in Crawfordsville. Crawfordsville Fire responded. It was a false alarm, with no fire and no smoke.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 1100 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside reported thick smoke in the ditch south of Highway 22 on Vine Avenue on the west side, and requested that someone check on it. Riverside Fire responded and extinguished the fire.

 

Assault

A caller Sunday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 22 in Riverside reported a domestic physical fight between two males and two females. Officers responded. Charges are pending for simple domestic assault, and a report will be filed.

 

Barking dog

A caller Sunday night in the 100 block of North Washington Street in Riverside reported a barking beagle. An officer was disregarded. The caller spoke to the neighbor, and the issue was resolved.

Burglary

A caller Sunday night in the 100 block of West Vine Street in Crawfordsville reported that the garage was broken into and tools were taken. An officer responded. Documentation was made for the time being.

 

Civil dispute

A caller Friday night in the 400 block of South Marion Avenue in Washington reported that subjects were at his residence and would not leave. A subject lived there and would have to be properly evicted. It was a civil matter.

 

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being out with a subject on foot, early Monday morning in the 200 block of Vine Street. The officer issued a verbal warning to one male juvenile for being out past curfew.

 

Disorderly conduct

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported an altercation at the pool. One subject had been kicked out. Officers responded. One juvenile left before the officers arrived. They located him at his residence. Charges were filed on the juvenile for simple assault. He had been banned from the pool for the duration of the summer, and his mother was also advised of this. Officers also spoke with the second juvenile while at the pool.

 

DP & Q

A caller Friday night in the 19000 block of Orange Avenue in Washington reported that the neighbors were being loud in their shop. The caller believed they were having a party. An officer responded and spoke with the homeowner. They were riding their ATVs around. There was no party. They agreed to keep it down for the night.

A caller Saturday night in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported hearing a possible gunshot to the north. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate anything.

Dispatch received a report of a subject being loud at a residence, Sunday morning in the 700 block of South Eighth Avenue in Washington. An officer spoke with the resident, who advised that the person causing the problem had left the premises.

 

Family offense nonviolent

A caller early Sunday morning in the 400 block of B Avenue in Kalona reported a possible domestic altercation in the apartment building adjacent to him. Officers responded and located the subjects, who advised it was verbal only.

 

Fraud

A caller Friday morning in the 900 block of 13th Street in Wellman reported a subject using her address in applications for services and to obtain access to a Discover card. An officer spoke with the subject. The information was documented.

 

Hang-up 911 calls

Dispatch reported several hang-up 911 calls from a cellphone that was no longer in service, Friday morning in the 1300 block of Highway 1 in Kalona. An officer responded and located the phone with seven outgoing 911 calls. Two young boys were counseled.

 

Illegal dumping

A caller Friday morning in the 200 block of East 15th Street in Washington reported illegal dumping at an apartment site. An officer responded. The information is under investigation.

A caller Friday afternoon in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported illegal dumping in the alley. An officer responded. One garbage bag was moved back to the other side of the alley, where it belonged, and the city was contacted to put material on something that had spilled.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported that a male subject in a vehicle grabbed the caller’s son and took him off his bicycle and threw the bicycle into the dumpster. The subjects were currently a short distance away from the location where the incident occurred. A citation was issued to Elijah Prince Halstead, 24, of Kalona, for simple assault.

A caller Friday night in the 200 block of Angle Street in Brighton reported receiving harassing text messages. An officer spoke with both subjects and advised them to have no further contact or charges would be filed.

A caller Friday night in the 900 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported receiving harassing threats from a female subject. An officer made contact with the subject and advised her that no more contact would be made with the caller.

A caller reported harassment, Saturday night in the 700 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington. An officer spoke with the caller and with another subject. The complaint was unfounded.

 

Physical child abuse

A caller Friday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported possible child abuse that occurred in the county the previous day. An officer was advised. All information will be forwarded to the appropriate department.

 

Runaways/missing person

A caller Saturday night in the 1700 block of 260th Street in Washington reported that a vehicle was missing from his residence, and his juvenile son was gone as well. An officer spoke to the caller, who wanted the juvenile entered as missing. The caller was going to decide later if he wanted to press charges for operation without owner’s consent. The juvenile was entered as missing. About four hours later, early on Sunday morning, the juvenile returned home.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of West Tyler Street in Washington reported that an Optimae client had taken off again and was trying to get into cars. The subject, a 63-year-old male, had left approximately 15 minutes earlier. Officers responded. The subject returned. He had not been in any vehicles, and nothing was missing.

 

Search warrant

An officer reported being out conducting a search warrant, Saturday afternoon in the 2100 block of Lexington Boulevard in Washington. The warrant was executed.

 

Stolen property

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 1000 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported the theft of her wedding ring, engagement ring, emerald ring and bracelet, which occurred possibly Friday morning. The items were in a jewelry box. An officer responded. The subject did not want the suspect contacted, but requested documentation only.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Saturday morning at North Second Avenue and East Third Street in Washington reported a vehicle parked at a stop sign with no one around. An officer made contact with the owner, who retrieved the vehicle from that location.

A caller Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Washington reported locating a suspicious item in a storage unit that he was then renting. An officer responded and seized the item.

A caller Sunday night in the 400 block of South Jefferson Street in Brighton reported hearing noise on his patio and finding his sliding door cracked and chairs knocked over. An officer responded and checked the area and was unable to locate any subjects.

 

Trespass

A caller Saturday morning in the 100 block of Angle Street in Brighton reported he kicked two subjects out of his residence, and he believed they came back Friday and broke into his locked cabinet. He requested to speak with a deputy. An officer called twice, and the caller’s phone was shut off. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday night in the 900 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported that someone tried to break into her kitchen window. Officers responded and were unable to locate anything.

 

Vandalism

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1100 block of South Avenue B in Washington reported vandalism to the driver side mirror of a vehicle, possibly after 3 p.m. yesterday at the school, or overnight at the residence. The caller requested documentation only. An officer was advised.

 

Weapons violation

An officer Sunday afternoon received a report that a subject walked into a business with his handgun and was advised he could not bring in the store, at North Mechanic Street and West Main Street in Brighton. The subject was then verbally abusive toward the cashier. The vehicle was stopped and the subject was counseled on this, and was advised he was no longer allowed in that store.

 

Welfare check

A caller Friday morning in the 1500 block of 133rd Street in Wellman requested a welfare check on a subject. An officer responded and made contact with the subject and her son. There was no problem.

A caller Friday morning in the 400 block of East Van Buren Street in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject who wasn’t acting or talking right and almost caused an accident by driving through a stop sign. City units were advised. The subject was not at his residence. An officer made contact with the male subject, and he was fine.

A caller reported being out with two subjects walking, Friday night in the 2500 block of Highway 1 in Washington. A conservation officer checked on the subjects, who were walking to Brighton.

A caller Saturday morning in the 300 block of North Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that a window on the limousine was broken. An officer responded. There were no known suspects. It appeared it was broken by a rock. Documentation was made at the time.

 

All other theft

A caller Friday morning in the 2600 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported that his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend showed up at his residence Thursday and took his tools. She was not willing to give them back. An officer spoke with the caller and the suspect, who denied having them. Documentation was made for the time being.

A caller Saturday night in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $47.61, about 10 minutes earlier. The vehicle was a silver jeep vehicle being driven westbound. An officer left a door hanger at the residence. The information was documented.

A caller Sunday afternoon in the 3000 block of 130th Street in Riverside reported her license plate was stolen the previous night. It was a back plate. An officer was advised for documentation. The rear license plate was entered as stolen.

A caller Sunday night in the 2500 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth reported her phone was stolen out of her car while she was parked at a business. It was a Samsung Luna, no case, with a shattered screen. The caller knew of no suspects.

 

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