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May 16 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 April 30, 2019: $525,110

Washington County Communications Media Report – Dispatch Activity for May 16-17, 2019

Arrests

A caller early Friday morning at Highway 92 in Washington reported two subject shoplifting. Two officers responded. An additional officer also responded and found the subjects on a traffic stop in Ainsworth. Charlotte Marie Walton, 43, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested on a charge of second-degree theft.

An officer reported attempting to stop a vehicle eastbound on Highway 92 from Ainsworth, early Friday morning. The officer advised that the vehicle stopped in front of Four Corners. The officer advised that subjects were Walmart theft suspects. Two additional officers responded. Brian Lee Bolin, 41, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested. The subject also had a warrant through Linn County Sheriff’s office for third-degree theft, with bond set at $5,000 cash or surety; and two warrants through Blackhawk County Communications in Waterloo for second-degree theft and third-degree theft, with bond set at $7,000 cash or surety.

Traffic stop serious

An officer reported a vehicle stop Thursday afternoon at Highway 92 and 250th Street in Washington. A citation was issued to the vehicle operator, Ladarius Daquan Caradine, 25, of Waterloo, for driving under suspension, third offense. The subject was cited into court.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Thursday night at 220th Street and Nutmeg Avenue in Washington. The subjects had a flat tire, and assistance was on the way for them.

An officer reported being out with a disabled vehicle, Thursday night at South Benton Street and East Madison Street in Brighton. The subject had help coming to assist.

Fire calls

A caller Thursday night reported a fire in a field north of Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth, along the creek. The caller called back and advised that he located someone near the fire, and they had a controlled burn going on.

A caller early Friday morning at East Third Street in Riverside reported an electrical pole on fire behind her residence. An officer, Riverside Fire, and Alliant Energy responded. The fire was in the tree, not on the pole. The fire was put out with no damage to the pole.

Animal complaint

A caller Thursday morning at Lexington Boulevard and Highway 1 in Washington reported a deer in the middle of the road. An officer responded and removed the animal from the roadway.

A caller Thursday afternoon at East Main Street in Brighton reported that a subject’s dogs were running loose. One was black, and one was brown and white. An officer responded and was unable to locate the dogs or the owner.

Civil standby

An officer reported being out doing a civil standby, Thursday morning at West Main Street in Washington. The subject was not home.

Fraud

A subject Thursday morning at Pleasantview Circle in Kalona reported that she was part of a scam call. She had notified her credit card company, and they had stopped the payment. An officer was advised for documentation.

Hang-up 911 calls

A 911 hang-up call was reported Thursday evening at 11th Street in Kalona. An officer responded, and Dispatch left a message via phone. No one answered the door.

Dispatch received a 911 call with no one on the other end of the line, Thursday night at North Avenue C in Washington. When Dispatch called the number back, it went to voice mail. City units responded. No one would answer the door, and an officer left a voice mail on the subject’s phone.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller Thursday afternoon at South Iowa Avenue in Washington reported being threatened through Facebook Messenger. An officer responded and spoke with the caller. It was a civil issue. The information was documented.

Suspicious activity

A caller Thursday morning at F Avenue in Kalona reported suspicious activity. An officer responded and located the subject. Everything was fine.

An officer reported being flagged down by a subject advising of suspicious items in the roadway, Thursday morning at B Avenue in Kalona. The officer checked the area and was unable to locate the items.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle behind the library. An officer also responded. Everything was fine.

Trespass

A caller Thursday evening at 10th Avenue in Wellman reported that his neighbor had been trespassing on his property, and he requested to speak with a deputy about the situation. An officer responded and spoke to both parties, and advised the neighbor to stay off the caller’s property.

Welfare check

A caller Thursday afternoon at East Madison Street in Washington reported that a friend had not returned home since the previous evening. An officer responded. The subject was located and was fine.

A caller Thursday afternoon at East 13th Street in Washington requested a welfare check on a female subject at the residence. Two officers made contact. Everything was fine.

A caller Thursday night at Washington Street in Ainsworth requested a welfare check on a male subject at the residence. Two officers responded and were unable to locate the male subject at the residence.

All other theft

A caller Thursday night at East Madison Street in Brighton reported that a male subject took his belongings from the shop without getting permission from the caller. He also stole some of the caller’s belongings. An officer responded. It was a civil issue, and the caller was advised to go through the eviction process. The subject’s wife was advised that, if they went back to the shop to retrieve their items, they would need to call for a civil standby.

All other offenses

A caller Thursday afternoon at Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a violation of a no-contact order. The report was documented.