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Police log

Jul 20, 2018

Jail count

Males – 16

Females – 5

Work release – 0

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 11

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 33

 

Arrests

Nikia Brook Ramirez, 60, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 2000 block of 250th Street in Washington on charges of domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury, and possession of firearms as a felon.

Michaela Jane Scott, 20, of Washington, was arrested Wednesday night at West Seventh Street and North Marion Avenue in Washington on a charge of OWI, first offense.

Brian Charles Howard, 40, of Washington, was arrested Thursday morning in the 300 block of West Second Street in Ottumwa on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for pretrial conference on original charge of public intoxication, third or subsequent offense. The subject had local charges and another warrant through Jefferson County.

 

Traffic accident

A caller reported hitting a parked vehicle, Wednesday night in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington. An officer responded. Information was exchanged. Damage was under $1,500.

 

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Wednesday morning in the 1400 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington. A subject had a flat tire, and the officer assisted with it.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Wednesday morning at Hemlock Avenue and 170th Street in Wellman. The vehicle was unoccupied. It was tagged and added to the system.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Wednesday night at First Street and Highway 22 in Kalona. The vehicle was pushed off the roadway.

 

Fire calls

Dispatch received a fire alarm, Wednesday night in the 1100 block of South Avenue B in Washington. Washington Fire Department responded and was disregarded. A key holder advised that a band was practicing and accidentally set the alarms off.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Wednesday morning in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported that a large dog was setting off a horn in the owner’s car outside of the store. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle. The officer spoke with the business owner, and they advised that the owner of the dog left the store when they heard the horn going off.

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 1000 block of East Second Street in Washington reported that a dog was outside tied up with no food or water or shade, and requested an officer to check on it. An officer responded and spoke with the owner by phone, and the owner planned to come home and put the dog inside for the day.

A caller Wednesday afternoon in the 700 block of North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that dogs had been outside all day, and the caller was not sure they had food and water. An officer responded and did see water dishes but was unable to get close enough to see inside the dishes. The officer left a voice mail and a door hanger for the dog owner.

A caller Wednesday night in the 500 block of West Main Street in Washington reported locating a loose dog in the area. An officer and the dog catcher responded. The dog catcher retrieved the golden retriever type dog.

 

Burglary

A subject went to City Hall to report boxes missing from a storage unit, Wednesday afternoon in the 100 block of West Third Street in Washington. An officer spoke with the subject. Extra patrol was requested.

 

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being out with a vehicle after hours, Wednesday night at West Fifth Street and West Third Street in Washington. The officer spoke with subjects.

 

Disorderly conduct

An officer reported being out with a possible dispute, Wednesday night in the 300 block of West Madison Street in Washington. Officers spoke with the vehicle occupant. This was a road-rage incident, and the driver was sent on his way.

 

DP & Q

A caller Wednesday night in the 500 block of East Seventh Street in Washington reported a semi that had been parked at the business location and was disruptive because the engine kept running. An officer responded. The business owners had given them permission to park overnight there. The caller was going to speak to the business owners about the issue.

 

Hang-up 911 calls

A hang-up 911 call from a residence was reported, Wednesday afternoon in the 700 block of East Third Street in Washington. An officer responded and was disregarded. Dispatch made contact with the resident, and they were OK.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Thursday night in the 200 block of A Avenue in Kalona reported that a male threatened her. Another caller reported a fight involving two males. Officers responded. A report was filed. Information was forwarded to the county attorney and Juvenile Probation.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller reported hearing someone outside, Wednesday night in the 400 block of East Harrison Street in Washington. An officer responded and checked the area and was unable to locate anything.

A caller Wednesday night in the 800 block of West Monroe Street in Washington requested to speak to an officer in reference to a suspicious male who came to talk to her that day. An officer responded and left a message for the male party. Documentation was made.

 

Vandalism

A caller Wednesday morning in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington reported that her car was vandalized. Windshield wipers were taken off, and the vehicle was possibly gone through. The caller called back in and disregarded the officer. She found out who did it, and they advised it was a joke.

 

Welfare check

A caller Wednesday evening at South Fourth Avenue and East Main Street in Washington reported a vehicle left unattended in the alley with a young child left inside. An officer responded. There was no problem with the child. The parent had been moving items into a residence.

An officer reported being at a residence conducting a welfare check, Wednesday night in the 300 block of West 18th Street in Washington. The officer advised that everything appeared to be fine with the subject.

 

All other theft

A caller Wednesday morning in the 1700 block of Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported that a package was delivered to her residence at 11:06 a.m., Friday, July 13, but she never received it. It was valued at $200. An officer was advised for documentation purposes only.

 

All other offenses

A caller Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of Elm Avenue in Keota reported that his Remington 30-06 pump rifle was missing. He was unsure if someone stole it or if it was misplaced. An officer spoke with the caller. A report will be filed. The caller did not have the serial numbers for the gun.

 

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