News

July 5

Police log

Jail count

N/A – Washington County Male Inmates

N/A – Washington County Female Inmates

N/A – Out of County Contract Inmates

N/A – TOTAL

Total revenue for housing out of county contract inmates from July 1, 2018, to May 31, 2019: $603,190

Arrests

A caller reported being out with a subject wanted out of Washington County, Friday afternoon at First Street S.W. in Cedar Rapids. Michael Jason Cinkan, 32, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on original charge of possession of controlled substance, second offense. Bond was $2,000 cash only. A Washington County officer transported the subject to the Washington County Jail, arriving at 3:15 p.m.

An officer reported being on a vehicle stop, Friday afternoon at 287th Street and Highway 218 in Crawfordsville. An additional officer also responded. Wayne Irvin Lee, 60, of Galesburg, Illinois, was arrested on charges of no driver’s license, no proof of insurance, open container, speed, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A caller Friday night at Second Street in Wellman reported that her neighbors were fighting. Three officers responded. Randy LaVerne McKenzie Jr., 38, of Wellman, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault third or subsequent offense.

An officer reported being out with a subject wanted out of Washington County, Friday night at West Madison Street in Washington. Krystal Lynn Stutzman, 27, of Washington, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for probation violation two counts for original charge of operating a vehicle without consent, and possession of contraband in correctional institution. Bond was $10,000 cash only. The warrant was cleared from the system.

A deputy reported being out with a subject who was intoxicated, Friday night at Highway 22 in Riverside. Chase Anthony Nauman, 30, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication. A Washington County officer transported the subject to the Washington County Jail.

An officer reported a vehicle stop in the parking lot, Friday night at Highway 92 in Washington. Tara Kae Evans, 36, of Brighton, was arrested on charges of driving under suspension, possession of controlled substance – marijuana second offense, possession of methamphetamine second offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Traffic accident

A caller Friday afternoon at Coppock Road and Highway 78 in Wayland reported that she struck a deer at the Coppock Road turnoff, with her silver Dodge Caravan. The deer was off the road. The vehicle was drivable. Documentation only was made.

An officer reported that a vehicle stopped to advise that a gray semi with a white box sideswiped her vehicle, Friday afternoon at Highway 218 and 130th Street in Riverside.

Traffic other

A caller Friday morning at East Main Street in Washington reported that the neighbors across the alley had been blocking the alley with their vehicles. She had asked them not to, but they didn’t respond. An officer spoke with a resident, who was advised to make contact with the owner of the trailer and have him move it. The resident was also advised about the city building and zoning of all of the junk lying in the alley.

A caller Friday afternoon at East Washington Street in Washington reported that a vehicle fell off the trailer and hit a tree. The caller requested traffic control. An officer responded to assist.

A caller Friday evening at 220th Street and Riverside Road in Washington advised that they had hit a pavement blowup with their car. An officer responded and helped the subject get on her way. She was going to call her insurance provider.

A caller Friday night at 250th Street in Washington reported hitting a deer on Elm Avenue south of the Dublin Store. The information was documented.

Disabled vehicles

An officer Friday morning at 305th Street and Spruce Avenue in Crawfordsville reported being out with a disabled vehicle. No one was around. The front driver side tire was flat. The officer planned to check back later on Friday.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle near Mile Marker 74, Friday afternoon at Highway 218 and 192nd Street in Ainsworth. The vehicle was tagged and added to the system.

An officer reported being out with two broken-down buses, Friday afternoon at 305th Street and Highway 218 in Crawfordsville. Earl’s Towing responded. One of the buses got stuck in an intersection in town. Earl’s assisted in removing that bus.

An officer reported being out with an unoccupied disabled vehicle, Friday afternoon at Highway 78 and Fir Avenue in Brighton. The vehicle was added to the system.

A deputy reported being out with a possible disabled vehicle Friday night at Highway 218 in Riverside. This was a car-vs.-deer accident. The vehicle was left at the scene to be removed on Saturday. The officer added the vehicle to the system.

Assault

A caller Friday night at East Second Street in Washington reported that their son was assaulting them. Two officers responded. The child calmed down. The juvenile was charged with two counts of assault on a peace officer. There was no injury.

Burglary

A caller Friday morning at 320th Street in Crawfordsville reported that someone tried to pry the door open to a residence he owned. The caller requested a deputy. An officer spoke with the caller. Subjects did not make entry, and nothing was missing.

DP & Q

Multiple callers reported fireworks in the area, Friday night at North Avenue C and West Third Street in Washington. Officers responded. An officer had spoken with the subjects and advised them to stop using their fireworks and to turn their music down. Additional fireworks were reported in the area of North Avenue C and West Fifth Street. Residents at West Sixth Street were advised to cease their fireworks.

Callers reported fireworks in the neighborhood, Friday night at North Sixth Avenue in Washington. An officer was unable to locate the fireworks.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Friday morning at North 12th Avenue in Washington reported that they had terminated an employee and were then being harassed by him. An officer responded. Management was requesting documentation. They were advised to serve a notice of trespass and to ban the subject from the property when the subject was given the final paycheck.

A caller Friday night at West Washington Street in Brighton reported receiving harassment over the phone, and the same subject was walking by his house. An officer tried to call the reporting party twice, with no answer.

A caller early Saturday morning at East 15th Street in Washington reported harassment via social media. An officer attempted to contact the caller, but they did not answer their phone and their voice mail was full.

A caller early Saturday morning at West Third Street in Washington reported that a subject threatened him with a machete and also threatened to harm officers. Three officers responded. There were conflicting stories. Parties separated. An officer intended to forward the information to the county attorney.

Public intoxication

A caller Friday evening at Highway 22 in Riverside reported that an intoxicated male subject would not leave the casino. An officer responded, and the subject got a ride home.

Stolen property

A caller Friday night at West Main Street in Washington reported locating stolen property from the City of Washington. An officer was going to make contact with the locating agency about the stolen property. The stolen item was cleared from the system.

Suspicious activity

A caller Friday morning at East Sixth Street in Washington reported to an officer that a subject was going through their recycling bins, removing items. The caller requested that an officer speak with him. An officer spoke with the male subject, who was advised not to go through the recycling bins.

A caller Friday night at West Madison Street in Washington reported suspicious activity with their gas tank. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

A caller Friday afternoon at McCreedy Drive in Washington reported that he had three rhubarb patches in the backyard, and a neighbor sprayed them with Roundup. An officer was advised, but the caller did not call back to Dispatch. The information was documented.

Welfare check

A caller Friday morning at Sixth Avenue in Wellman requested a welfare check on her neighbor. She had not heard from him since July 3, and requested a deputy. An officer spoke with the subject, who was fine and was having phone issues.

All other offenses

A caller Friday afternoon at West Second Street in Washington advised that two subjects were fighting. One subject had left. Two officers responded and spoke to the caller. No one wanted to file charges. The business asked that one subject be banned from the building until July 17, 2019.

A caller early Saturday morning at West Main Street in Washington reported that their landlord stole their belongings out of their apartment. An officer responded and talked to both parties. The officer intended to consult with the county attorney on the matter. The incident was documented.