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Arrests

A caller Tuesday morning at Highway 1 in Washington reported there was a problem customer in the store, and requested officers’ assistance. Three officers arrived. Orbie Carl Brown, 55, of Washington, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication first offense. He was no longer allowed at the store, or he would be charged with criminal trespass.

An officer reported being out with a wanted subject on a Linn County warrant, Tuesday afternoon at West Main Street in Washington. Crystal Marie Dalton, 34, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested on a Linn County warrant for failure to appear for case management conference on charge of driving while barred. Bond was $5,000 cash or surety. A hold was placed for Linn County.

Traffic accident

Johnson County requested Kalona QRS and Fire for a traffic accident with personal injury, Tuesday morning at Angle Road S.W. in Kalona. Two vehicles were involved, one a 15-passenger van. One subject had a bloody nose. Kalona QRS and Kalona Fire responded and assisted Johnson County.

A caller Tuesday night at Yucca Avenue in Ainsworth reported being stuck in his van on Yucca Avenue, north of Highway 92. It was a Level B Road. A responding officer was called away. Moore’s was contacted to pull the vehicle out.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported being on a vehicle stop, early Wednesday morning at West Madison Street in Washington. James Abraham Matthias Fuller, 28, of Washington, was cited into court for driving while license under suspension seventh offense, a citation was issued for no insurance, and a warning was issued for failure to obey stop sign. Further charges are pending per DCI Lab results for possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with an occupied vehicle stuck on the dirt road, 230th Street and North 12th Avenue in Washington. The operator was taken by the officer to a relative’s home on North Fifth. The vehicle was left on 230th Street. About 2 ½ hours later, at 11:40 a.m., the officer advised that the truck was no longer on 230th Street.

A caller Tuesday night at Highway 22 and Redwood Avenue in Riverside reported a vehicle in the ditch. An officer responded and made contact with the owner. The vehicle was taped and added to the system.

Assault

A subject in the emergency room reported being assaulted in Ainsworth, early Sunday morning at East Polk Street in Washington. An officer responded. 


A caller Tuesday morning at F Avenue in Kalona requested that an officer respond to the school for a student who had assaulted a teacher. An officer responded. A parent was notified. Charges will be filed on the student for simple assault.

Civil standby

A caller Tuesday night at Eighth Street in Kalona requested a civil standby. An officer responded and spoke with all parties involved. The child was going to reside at the residence for the night, and the subject was told to contact their attorney.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Tuesday night at Ninth Avenue in Wellman reported that there was a domestic situation at a neighboring residence. An officer spoke with subjects in the residence, who were having a heated argument. They were given numbers for services to call. The incident was documented.

Mental subject

A caller Tuesday morning at North Fifth Avenue in Washington reported that her husband was going crazy and was needing assistance. Units responded. The subject calmed down. The situation was verbal only.

Physical child abuse

A caller Tuesday night at C Avenue in Kalona reported suspicious activity. An officer talked to the caller and was going to forward the information to an officer.

Suspicious activity

A caller Tuesday afternoon at West Washington Street in Washington reported that there was a subject in the office acting strange, and they had locked the door. Three officers responded and spoke with subjects. The incident was documented.

Trespass

A caller Tuesday afternoon at Hemlock Avenue in West Chester reported that a subject trespassed on his property and was caught on camera. An officer spoke with the possible suspect, who advised that he was not the person caught on camera. He was told not to be on the property.

A caller Tuesday night at Main Street in Ainsworth reported that his neighbor had been on his property three times that day. He got his truck stuck in his yard, which tore up the yard. It was an ongoing issue. An officer spoke with both parties. The neighbor was claiming that it was county property. The officer planned to speak with the county attorney about the issue. Documentation was made.

Vandalism

A caller Saturday morning at Fern Cliff Road in Wayland reported that someone spray-painted their front lawn the previous night. They knew of no suspects. Documentation was made and extra patrol was provided.

A caller Tuesday morning at East Second Street in Washington requested to speak with an officer in reference to damage to a rental property. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made.

Iowa County requested a welfare check, Tuesday morning at West Third Street in Kalona. An officer responded; and as he was at the residence, Iowa County advised to disregard, since the subject had been located.

Welfare check

Coralville Police Department requested a welfare check on a subject in Washington County, Monday afternoon at North Avenue C in Washington. An officer responded and made contact with the subject.

All other offenses

A caller Friday night at South Avenue C in Washington reported that a subject was messaging him inappropriate things. The information was documented.

Officers responded in reference to a violation of probation, early Saturday morning at Fifth Street in Kalona. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday evening at East Second Street in Washington reported that her husband was blocking her. The call was lost before more information could be obtained. An officer responded. The male party had left. If he returned and there were an issue, the female party planned to call back in.

A caller Saturday night at Sixth Street in Wellman reported that there were juveniles playing in the street. An officer responded, and the juveniles left before the deputy arrived.

A caller Monday afternoon at North Railroad Street in Ainsworth reported some type of alarm in the area of the post office. They were unable to determine exactly where it was coming from. An officer responded. The alarm was coming from a vehicle, and the owner was not at the residence. An officer later was able to locate the owner of the vehicle, and they disconnected the battery.

Animal complaints

A caller Sunday night at West Tyler Street in Washington reported that the neighbor upstairs was abusing their dog. The caller could hear the dog barking and whining. An officer spoke with the dog owner, who advised that they were playing with the dog and it was just excited.

A call Sunday night at West Tyler Street in Washington was an error in record.

Curfew/loitering/vagrancy

An officer reported being out with juveniles, early Sunday morning at North Avenue C in Washington. The officer transported the juveniles to their residences and released them to their parents. They were given verbal warnings for curfew.

Drug/narcotics violation

An officer reported being out with subjects and located paraphernalia, Friday night at Yucca Avenue in Crawfordsville. A report will be filed pending DCI Lab results.

A caller Friday night at West Washington Street in Washington reported finding drug paraphernalia items in the trash. Documentation was made.

Family offense nonviolent

A caller Sunday afternoon at East North Street in Richland reported that her juvenile grandson was threatening to key her car. The caller gave the wrong address. An officer spoke with all parties involved.

Fraud

A caller Friday afternoon at Walnut Avenue in Riverside reported identity theft. A disability check did not come in. Veterans Affairs had been notified and was working on the issue. An officer spoke with the caller, who was provided the Call for Service number. The information was documented.

Suspicious activity

An officer reported being out with a vehicle that had its lights on in a business parking lot, early Sunday morning at 250th Street in Washington. It was a company vehicle, and a key holder was contacted to come and shut the vehicle’s lights off.

A caller early Monday morning at Schnoebelen Street in Riverside reported that a car had gone by her house about five times and then was parked in the school parking lot. It had a loud muffler and looked like an old Honda. An officer responded. Everything was fine, and the driver was told to move along.

All other theft

A caller Friday morning at West Madison Street in Washington reported that someone got into her son’s vehicle overnight and took gift cards worth $500 to $600 (Casey’s, BP, Jimmy John’s, Panda Express, Scheels). Several items were also moved around in the vehicle. An officer responded. Three pocketknives were taken, one of them a Buck brand. Documentation was made.

A caller Sunday morning at West Main Street in Washington reported she was moving, and believed someone took her Samsung tablet in the process. An officer spoke with the caller for documentation purposes.