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Arrests

A caller Tuesday afternoon at County Road G56 in Wapello reported locating a subject wanted out of Washington County. Matthew Tyler Entsminger, 27, of Washington, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on original charge of possession of controlled substance third or subsequent offense. Bond was $5,000 cash only. The warrant was cleared from the system.

A deputy reported being in the lobby with a subject wanted out of Washington County, Tuesday night at West Second Street in Washington. Stephany Guadalupe Recendez, 22, of Washington, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for two counts of child endangerment. Bond was $4,000 cash only.

An officer reported that there was a subject in the lobby to turn himself in on a warrant, Tuesday night at Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Torey Lance Dickerson, 33, of Iowa City, was arrested on a charge of possession of controlled substance – marijuana second offense. Bond was $2,000 cash only. The subject was canceled from the system.

Traffic accident

A caller Tuesday afternoon at North Iowa Avenue and East Main Street in Washington reported a two-vehicle accident with no injuries. Vehicle operators were Leonardo Villegas, of Columbus Junction, and Jean Evalene Fritz, of Columbus Junction. Damages were less than $1,500. Information was exchanged. A citation was issued to Villegas for no driver’s license.

A caller Tuesday night at Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman reported that his daughter struck a deer with his Toyota Corolla. The vehicle was drivable, and the deer was off the roadway. The accident was documented for insurance purposes.

A caller Tuesday night at Highway 1 in Brighton reported that she struck a deer with her black 2014 Chevrolet Malibu. The vehicle was drivable, but the deer was in the roadway. The caller was given a state report to file. Documentation was made.

Traffic other

A caller Tuesday morning at North Second Avenue and East Main Street in Washington reported a school bus violation, and provided the license plate number of the vehicle, operated by a female driver. An officer was advised.

A caller Tuesday morning at East Washington Street and North Jefferson Street in Brighton reported a vehicle that had been parked in the street for several days with a flat tire. The caller requested that a deputy check on it. Two officers responded. A tow tag was placed on the vehicle and it was added to the system. An officer later advised that the vehicle was no longer at that location.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, early Wednesday morning at East Fillmore Street and Airport Road in Washington. The vehicle was unoccupied and was added to the system.

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday afternoon at Birch Avenue in Richland reported that their neighbor’s horses were loose again. An officer spoke with the owner, who was going to respond and put the horses back in their barn.

Civil dispute

A caller Tuesday evening at E Place in Kalona reported that her ex-boyfriend broke into her residence through the kitchen window to retrieve his belongings. An officer spoke with the caller, who was advised that it was a civil problem and she needed to contact an attorney.

A caller Tuesday night at East Washington Street in Washington reported that her credit card was charged three times for one item. They were refusing to cancel the other two transactions. The caller requested to speak with an officer. An officer spoke with both subjects. They were going to take care of the problem on the next day, Wednesday.

Family offense nonviolent

An officer reported being out with DHS at a residence in Kalona, Tuesday afternoon at A Avenue in Kalona. Documentation was made.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Tuesday night at Seventh Avenue in Wellman reported selling a vehicle to someone in August or September. The subject was then calling her son, saying there was something wrong with the vehicle and she should pay for repairs. Documentation only was made. The caller will call back if the subject called them again.

Motor vehicle theft

A caller Tuesday morning at North Marion Avenue and West 18th Street in Washington reported to a deputy that a bus had been on his property for a few days. An officer spoke with the registered owner, who advised that his vehicle was stolen from West Fifth Street. An additional officer responded. The bus was stolen sometime after 7 p.m. on Monday night. The owner made arrangements to move it off the property.

Vandalism

A caller Saturday morning at South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that someone shot her kitchen window, and her black Labradoodle was also missing. An officer responded. A BB hole was in the window. A report will be filed.

A caller Monday afternoon at Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth reported that someone had spray-painted the security light white, then got paint on the side of the building and another globe light. An officer responded and spoke with a neighboring resident, who advised that a subject who was living in the garage had painted the light as it shined into the windows. The neighbor agreed to pay for the damages.

A caller Tuesday morning at Seventh Avenue in Wellman reported that a vehicle was egged sometime the previous night. The information was documented.

All other theft

A caller Tuesday night at East Main Street in Washington reported a stolen gun. The caller called back before the officer’s arrival to advise that the gun was located inside the residence. The responding officer was advised.

All other offenses

DCI requested an officer at the casino in reference to a subject in their officer, Tuesday afternoon at Highway 22 in Riverside. An officer responded. Documentation was made.

Public intoxication

A caller Saturday morning at Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported an intoxicated female in the store who was reporting her car stolen. It was uncertain whether she drove there. The subject was wearing a black sweatshirt, gray sweat pants, a black coat and a gray stocking hat. Three officers responded. The female was located as a passenger in a vehicle and was given a ride home.

Welfare check

A caller Friday morning at Wayland Road in Washington requested a welfare check on a subject who was diabetic. The phone was off, the doors were locked and vehicles were at home. The family had had no contact for several days. Three officers, a medical examiner and Beatty Funeral Home responded.

A caller early Saturday morning at Parkside Estates Road in Washington requested a welfare check on his daughter. He could not reach her by phone. An officer responded. There was no answer at the residence. The officer advised the caller.

A caller Sunday evening at Wayland Road in Washington reported that a child came to their trailer advising they could not wake up their parent. This was an ongoing problem. Four officers responded. The child left with their grandfather and would remain there. An officer advised that charges were pending upon speaking with the county attorney.

A welfare check was reported on a student who was not at school, Monday afternoon at East Madison Street in Washington. Parents made contact. An officer was disregarded.

All other offenses

A caller Friday afternoon at E Avenue in Kalona reported being in a dispute with her husband. An officer responded. The incident was verbal only, and the parties were going to stay separated for the night.

A caller early Saturday morning at East Polk Street in Washington requested officers and an ambulance to respond to assist with a patient who was being aggressive and might need to be transported. Three officers and an ambulance responded. The ambulance did not transport the subject.

A caller Saturday night at South Third Avenue in Washington reported hearing a verbal argument from behind the house on South Third. Three officers responded. An officer spoke with a subject at the residence who denied any altercation.

A caller Sunday afternoon at West Monroe Street in Washington reported a dispute with subjects at the apartments. An officer responded. The subject who was causing problems left on his bike, and everything then should be fine.

A caller Sunday evening at West Adams Street in Washington requested to speak to an officer in reference to suspicious activity and missing medication. An officer responded. The incident was documented.

A caller Sunday night at Highway 218 and 135th Street in Riverside reported that the mother of his child showed up and took the child. She was driving without a license. They did not have a custody agreement. Three officers checked the area and located the driver and the child.

A bicycle was reported located lying on the ground by Sunset Park, early Monday morning at West Main Street in Washington. An officer transported the bike to the bike shed. It was a red Next bicycle with a visible serial number.