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Police log

Aug 29, 2018

Jail count

Males – 10

Females – 5

Work release – 3

Special needs – 0

Contract inmates – 28

Treatment – 0

Holding – 1

Other facility – 0

Total – 47

 

Arrests

Christopher Wayne Chmelar, 27, of Riverside, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 400 block of East Fourth Street in Riverside on charges of driving while barred, no valid driver’s license, no insurance, and driving a non-registered vehicle.

Adam Ryan Mitchell, 35, of Crawfordsville, was arrested Monday night in the 2900 block of Spruce Avenue in Crawfordsville on a Washington County warrant for operating while under the influence, first offense.

 

Traffic accident

A caller Monday evening in the 300 block of E Avenue in Kalona reported a two-vehicle accident with two four-door sedans. One was partially in the roadway. There were no injuries. An officer and a towing company responded. The towing company towed one of the vehicles at the owner’s request. A state accident report will be filed.

 

Fire calls

A caller Monday morning in the 2400 block of Sockum Ridge Road in Washington reported that a pole had fallen over into a tree, and it was smoking/sparking. Washington Fire Department responded. Alliant Energy was also contacted.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Monday morning in the 1800 block of Highway 22 in Wellman reported an injured deer on the side of the road. An officer responded and was unable to locate the deer.

A caller Monday evening in the 700 block of West Main Street in Washington reported that a brown-and-white female dog was wandering around her residence. It appeared that the dog had recently had pups. She was a medium-size hunting dog and was wearing a tag. The dog was gone upon an officer’s arrival.

A caller Monday night in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street in Washington requested an officer to assist with removing a bat from the residence. An officer responded and assisted.

A caller Tuesday morning in the 100 block of North Seventh Avenue in Washington reported a bat in his bathroom. An officer responded. The bat was removed.

 

Assault

A caller Monday evening in the 1100 block of Oriole Drive in Kalona reported that he was assaulted by his son, who pulled on his shirt caller and threatened him. The caller requested a deputy. An officer spoke with all subjects involved. Statements were taken and would be forwarded to the county attorney.

 

Civil standby

An officer reported being out for a civil standby, Monday night in the 300 block of West Washington Street in Washington. A female subject claimed that none of the male party’s belongings were at the residence. It was a civil issue.

 

Disorderly conduct

A caller Monday night in the 200 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported that his son was in an altercation with another juvenile at the park earlier that day, and requested to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation only was made. The caller was concerned that the altercations would escalate.

 

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Monday night in the 10 block of Parkside Estates Road in Washington reported he was having problems with his girlfriend, and requested an officer. The female subject was given a ride to a nearby store.

 

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Monday afternoon in the 500 block of Fifth Street in Kalona reported receiving messages from a subject he had a valid no-contact order with, and requested to speak with a deputy. The caller posted a memory on Facebook that had the other party’s name on it, by accident. He requested documentation.

A caller Monday night in the 100 block of D Avenue in Kalona reported that she had her grandson, and the child’s mother was having people stalk the house. The caller requested to speak with a deputy. The child was to stay with the caller for the night. The mother and the father of the child had both been advised to get something signed by a judge regarding custody.

 

Sexual assault

A caller Tuesday morning in the 200 block of West Second Street in Washington reported an assault that occurred on Aug. 17. An officer responded. A second officer was advised, and a report will be filed.

 

Shoplifting

A subject in the 1700 block of East Washington Street in Washington was reported as a possible shoplifter Thursday afternoon.  An officer located her vehicle and made a vehicle stop in reference to the report. The subject went back to the store with the officer and paid for her items. She had been speaking with an employee and forgot to swipe her card. There was no theft.

 

Suspicious activity

A caller Monday night in the 1200 block of Vine Avenue in Riverside reported that the back doorknob was broken off the house sometime that day while he was at work. The sliding back door handle was in the down position. There were no pry marks, no entry was made, and there were no tracks in the yard. The caller was given information on putting up a security system.

A caller Monday night in the 100 block of B Avenue in Kalona reported a suspicious green truck on B Ave with two occupants. They were stopping at houses and going into yards. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subjects.

 

Vandalism

A caller Monday morning in the 2700 block of Henry Washington Road in Mount Pleasant reported that she had plate lawn ornaments that had been knocked over several different times recently. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made for the time being.

 

All other theft

The theft of a Type 2 barricade with a “Road Closed” sign on it was reported Monday afternoon at 260th Street and Palm Avenue in Washington. It had occurred over the weekend. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

 

All other offenses

A caller Monday morning in the 2400 block of Highway 92 in Washington reported receiving fraudulent currency. An officer responded. A report will be filed.

A caller Monday night in the 600 block of West Tyler in Washington reported that her teenage daughter was threatening to run away. She called back, advising that the juvenile had left and was walking down the road, refusing to get into the vehicle. An officer was advised. The subject called back before the officer’s response and advised that she got her daughter home and everything was calmed down.

 

Animal complaint

A caller Sunday night at Highway 218 and 320th Street in Crawfordsville reported a couple of black cows out on 320th Street east of Highway 218. An officer located the owner and spoke with him. He was fixing the fence.

A caller Sunday night in the 1000 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported a bat in the house. An officer responded and removed the bat.

 

Assault

A caller Friday afternoon in the 800 block of North Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that she was assaulted. The subject who assaulted her was also holding her small child. She was not injured. An officer responded.

 

 

Documentation was made for the time being.

A third-party caller Saturday morning reported an assault in the 900 block of West Monroe Street in Washington. An officer responded. There was no assault. A female subject was wanting to get her items and leave the residence. The parties were separated.

Civil standby

An officer received a request via the phone for a civil standby, Saturday morning in the 300 block of West Washington Street in Washington. Officers responded. The female subject refused to come to the door.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported having an issue with a customer, and requested an officer. An officer responded. The issue was resolved. The subject was going to wait for a ride to pick him up.

DP & Q

A caller early Saturday morning in the 300 block of East Jackson Street in Washington reported that her neighbors were being loud. An officer spoke with the neighbors and advised them of the complaint.

A caller Sunday night in the 1600 block of North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported loud music coming from the downstairs apartment, and requested an officer. An officer knocked on the door, and the music was turned down, but no one would come to the door.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Friday night in the 800 block of South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that his teenage daughter was breaking his TV. Officers responded. Parities calmed down for the night.

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