News

June 12, 2019

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

Johnson County reported being out with a subject wanted out of Washington County, Wednesday morning at South Capitol Street in Iowa City. Tony Juan Kunkel, 49, of Lone Tree, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for mittimus on an original charge of driving under revocation and passing contrary to highway sign or marking. The subject was being held on local charges. A detainer was placed with Johnson County pending extradition arrangements to be made.

An officer reported being at a vehicle stop, Wednesday morning at Highway 22 in Wellman. Teresa Lynn Brooks, 39, of Kalona, was arrested on charges of driving while suspended third offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, and OWI second offense.

An Iowa State Patrol officer reported being at the jail with a subject in custody on an Illinois warrant, Wednesday morning at Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Madeline Marie Neff, 19, of Washington, was arrested on a Henderson County, Illinois, Sheriff’s office warrant for failure to appear on possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of cannabis. Bond was $6,000.

A subject was reported in the lobby turning himself in on a warrant, Wednesday night at Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Joshua John Lang, 29, of Ainsworth, was arrested on a charge of violation of a no-contact order/protective order-contemp. Bond was $300 cash only. The warrant was cleared from the system.

Traffic accident

A caller Wednesday night at Highway 22 in Riverside reported a vehicle accident with no injuries in the parking lot. Drivers had exchanged information, but one of the drivers was still requesting an officer to respond. An officer responded. Damages amounted to less than $1,500. The accident occurred on private property. Vehicle operators were Dennis Dumont, of Coralville, and Brett Matlick, of Keokuk.

Traffic other

A caller Wednesday night at 12th Street and H Avenue in Kalona requested that a deputy check on a semi that had been parking at 12th and H in violation of the city ordinance. An officer made contact with the operator, and he was going to have the semi moved.

Disabled vehicles

A caller Wednesday night at Highway 218 at Riverside reported that she ran out of fuel and was on Highway 218 south of Riverside. An officer responded and transported the driver to the gas station to purchase fuel.

Assault

A caller Wednesday afternoon at West Madison Street in Washington reported that her daughter was assaulted at the pool. An officer responded and spoke with the caller and her daughter. The officer was going to attempt to locate the subjects to speak with them about the situation.

Barking dog

A caller Wednesday night at Wayland Road in Washington reported a barking dog. An officer responded. The owner was made aware of the complaint, and he was going to handle the situation.

A caller Wednesday night at West Third Street and North Avenue H in Washington reported barking dogs in the area. An officer responded and was unable to locate the dogs.

Hang-up 911 calls

An open line 911 call was reported, Wednesday evening at Maple Lane in Washington. An officer responded and checked the residence, and no one was home.

Public service/contacts

An officer reported being out with a subject walking along Highway 92 east of Walmart in Washington, Wednesday morning. The subject was making his way to Ainsworth, then hoping to catch a ride to Iowa City.

Welfare check

A caller Wednesday morning at Sixth Street in Wellman requested a welfare check on a subject in his car in the parking lot of Casey’s in Wellman. An Iowa State Patrol officer and a Washington County officer responded. The officers were unable to locate the subject and were advised that he was there to rest before getting back on the road.

A caller Wednesday morning at East Washington Street in Brighton requested a welfare check on her husband, who was working at the carnival. A responding officer was advised to disregard, as the caller heard from her husband, who was fine.

All other theft

A caller Wednesday morning at First Street in Kalona reported that someone stole parts off a car outside of their business. An officer responded and spoke with the caller. A report will be filed.

All other offenses

A caller Wednesday morning at South Fourth Avenue reported a bicycle that had been in their bike rack for the past two months. It was blue in color and had no seat. It was a Magnum Model 8201-97 bike and was taken to the bike shed.

Dispatch reported receiving a call in reference to a special-needs child who was out of control, Wednesday afternoon at First Street in Kalona. An officer responded and assisted with locating the child and getting him back into the vehicle.

A caller Wednesday afternoon at North Avenue C in Washington reported that a subject made threatening comments. An officer spoke with the subject, and the situation had calmed down.

A caller Wednesday night at South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported locating an item near the bus barn. An officer responded. The item belonged to the construction company working at the school, and it was returned to them.

A caller Wednesday night at East Tyler Street in Washington reported that an older gentleman urinated in someone’s yard on East Tyler Street. He was walking toward Pearl Valley. An officer responded and transported the subject to his residence.