News

June 5, 2019

Police log

Jail count

18 – Washington County Male Inmates

4 – Washington County Female Inmates

50 – Out of County Contract Inmates

72 – TOTAL

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

Arrests

A caller Wednesday morning at North Third in Burlington reported locating a wanted subject on a Washington County warrant. Lewis Henry Philemon, 33, of West Burlington, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear on a mittimus for driving while barred. The subject must serve six days, nine hours and 11 minutes. There was no bond. A Washington County officer transported the subject to the Washington County Jail. The warrant was served and the warrant entry cleared from the system.

A caller early Thursday morning at Highway 92 in Washington reported that a male subject who had been banned was in the store. Two officers responded. Donald James Boileau, 37, of Washington, was arrested on two Washington County warrants, for pretrial release revoked on an original charge of possession of controlled substance – methamphetamine third or subsequent offense with bond set at $7,500 cash only; and for violation of probation on an original charge of possession of controlled substance – methamphetamine third or subsequent offense with bond set at $10,000 cash only. Total bond was $17,500 cash only. The warrant was cleared from the system. An officer also cited the subject into court for trespass.

An officer reported making a vehicle stop in reference to a subject trespassing at a store, early Thursday morning at Old White Way in Ainsworth. The officer arrested Donald James Boileau in reference to a case file. The officer also charged Boileau with possession of controlled substance.

Traffic other

A caller Wednesday morning at Ginkgo Avenue and Prairie Lane in Washington reported a silver-colored Audi that almost ran off the road. The vehicle was then pulled over. An officer responded and was unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle after receiving a complaint on it, Wednesday afternoon at North Iowa Avenue in Washington. Tires were chalked. Documentation was made.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a semi at Highway 1 and Highway 22 in Kalona, Wednesday afternoon. Earl’s was requested and towed the semi.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Wednesday evening at Underwood Avenue and Highway 22 in Riverside. The subject had a ride coming, and they would be able to privately tow the vehicle.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, early Thursday morning at B Avenue in Kalona. The officer advised that they were not broken down but were just waiting for a delivery.

Animal complaint

A caller Wednesday morning at 335th Street in Brighton reported that new neighbors had three large aggressive dogs that had been coming onto his property. He had been chased twice. They went after a guy splitting wood and chased after his wife that day. An officer spoke to the neighbor, who was made aware of the complaint.

A caller Wednesday morning at South Third Avenue in Washington reported a mastiff and a black Lab in her yard. An officer responded. The dogs had left the area upon the officer’s arrival. A second report was received of the dogs’ being at a residence. The officer and the dog catcher responded. The dogs were taken to the pound.

A caller early Thursday morning at West Main Street in Washington reported a bat in her residence. Two officers responded and removed the bat.

A caller early Thursday morning at Highway 22 in Wellman reported there was a deer in the roadway. Iowa State Patrol responded and removed the deer from the roadway.

Civil dispute

A caller Wednesday afternoon at East Madison Street in Washington reported that his landlord took his belongings out of the residence and put them outside. An officer responded and advised the caller and the landlord that this was not a law enforcement problem, and that they needed to work this out by themselves.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Wednesday afternoon at 335th Street in Brighton reported that a female was stalking her by sitting outside the residence on the roadway in a dark Ford SUV. An officer spoke to the caller and advised that there wasn’t much that could be done, since she was sitting on a public roadway.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Wednesday night at Nutmeg Avenue in Washington reported needing assistance locating a male juvenile. Eight Washington County officers, a Conservation officer, Kalona Fire and QRS, an ambulance, and Washington Fire and Rescue responded and attempted to locate the juvenile.

Sex offender

A new sex offender in Washington County was reported, Wednesday afternoon at Tulip Avenue in Riverside. Documentation was made.

A new sex offender in Washington County was reported, Wednesday afternoon at East Washington Street in Washington. Documentation was made.

Suspicious activity

A caller Wednesday afternoon at 210th Street in Washington reported that a dark green Jeep Cherokee had gone by her residence twice and had pulled into her driveway and then left. The vehicle was north on Redwood Avenue. County units responded and checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle. An officer spoke with the caller, and she believed it was a neighbor and everything was fine.

Vandalism

A caller Wednesday morning at South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported a student who vandalized property the previous day, and requested an officer to file charges. An officer responded. The juvenile will be charged with fifth-degree criminal mischief.

All other offenses

A caller Wednesday morning at West Fifth Street and Highway 1 in Washington reported a tractor leaving clumps of dirt on the highway. An officer responded and was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller Wednesday afternoon at South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that a student exposed himself to other students, and they would like to press charges. An officer responded. The school was going to handle the incident. Documentation was made.

A caller Wednesday night at East Madison Street in Washington reported that he backed into a gas meter with his vehicle. City units, Washington Fire and Alliant Energy responded. The caller and Alliant exchanged information.