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Police Log

Jul 12, 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

Nancy Jane Crisman, 53, of Allegan, Michigan, was arrested Tuesday night at Highway 22 and Vine Avenue in Riverside on charges of possession of paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine, second offense.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported a disabled vehicle, Tuesday afternoon at 220th Street and Vine Avenue in Ainsworth. The officer tagged the vehicle and added it to the system.

A vehicle with flashers on was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of North 12th Avenue in Washington. The flashers were turned off.

An officer reported being out with vehicles with their flashers on, Wednesday morning in the 3100 block of Highway 1 in Brighton. Everything was fine. Subjects had cows out in the roadway and had them back in the pen when the officer arrived.

 

Fire calls

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 4900 block of Orville Yoder Turnpike in Kalona reported a hay baler on fire in a waterway. Kalona Fire and Kalona QRS responded. The fire was extinguished.

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 2800 block of Highway 1 in Washington reported a car on fire in her driveway. It was parked close to two other cars. Brighton and Washington fire departments responded to extinguish the fire. The vehicle was towed by a towing company at the owner’s request.

A caller Tuesday night in the 400 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington reported some type of alarm in the area. An officer responded and located a fire in the kitchen of a residence. An officer, Washington Fire Department, an ambulance and Alliant Energy responded. An officer confirmed that no one was inside the residence, and the fire was extinguished. Contact was made with the homeowner.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning in the 200 block of East Second Street in Riverside reported that a dog had been coming after her every time she walked past the residence. She requested a deputy. An officer spoke with the caller and the dog owner. The owner was issued a written warning for allowing a dog to run at large.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 1800 block of 315th Street in Washington reported that the neighbor’s golden Lab had been at her house for the past hour and was becoming a nuisance. An officer spoke with the caller and the dog owner. The owner was issued a written warning for dog at large.

A caller Tuesday night in the 600 block of East Madison Street in Washington reported that a loose German shepherd almost attacked the caller and another subject on a bike. An officer responded. The dog was back inside upon the officer’s arrival. The owner did advise that the dog had gotten loose.

 

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

A caller Wednesday morning at Fir Avenue and Highway 78 in Brighton reported three juveniles walking on Highway 78. An officer located the subjects west of Pleasant Plain Road on Highway 78. Family members were called, and the juveniles were picked up and transported back home. The officer planned to follow up the next day with the juveniles and their parents, and to give the juveniles citations for curfew violation.

 

Disorderly conduct

An officer reported being out at an address in reference to a possible domestic situation, Tuesday morning in the 200 block of East 15th Street in Washington. The officer spoke with subjects. There was no problem.

 

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Tuesday night in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported a marijuana smell. An officer responded and was unable to locate the odor.

 

Runaways/missing person

Dispatch received a report of a missing 6-year-old female from her residence, Tuesday morning in the 300 block of East Jefferson Street in Washington. The juvenile was located, hiding inside the residence, and was fine.

A caller Tuesday night in the 1600 block of Country Club Road reported a subject with dementia left the residence 30 minutes earlier in a vehicle. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subject. The subject was located in Iowa City.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday night in the 1900 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported that their tenant came to the residence and made them feel uncomfortable. An officer responded. Both parties were spoken to. The incident was documented.

 

Trespass

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Washington reported that a subject was going through the dumpster. He had been asked to leave, but he would not. He was driving a moped with Texas license plates. An officer spoke with the subject, who had already left the area. Nothing illegal had occurred.

 

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of South Second Avenue in Washington requested a welfare check on a dog that was out behind a residence.

It was on a short leash and did not have much shade, and the caller did not know if it had food or water.

An officer responded. The black terrier mix was inside upon the officer’s arrival, but the officer was able to see where it had been outside. The owners were counseled.

A caller Tuesday night in the 900 block of South Second Avenue in Washington reported three young children unattended in the alley.

A Washington County officer responded since city units were busy on an emergency call, and did not locate any children in the area.

 

All other offenses

A caller early Wednesday morning in the 2200 block of Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth requested an officer to respond to his residence because he was having an altercation with a male subject and wanted him to leave for the night.

The subject left before the officers arrived.

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