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Arrests

A caller Monday afternoon at Lexington Boulevard in Washington reported a wanted subject was in the lobby of the jail to turn themselves in. John David Harrill Jr., 47, of Washington, was arrested on two Washington County warrants – the first warrant for failure to appear for mittimus on original charge of possession of marijuana first offense, no bond; and the second warrant for failure to appear for mittimus on original charge of assault, no bond. The subject must serve 14 days and 10 minutes. An officer served the warrants at the jail. The warrants were cleared from the system.

A caller Monday night at Highway 92 in Washington reported an adult male shoplifter and requested an officer. Devin Michael Winters, 21, of Wellman, was arrested on charges of fifth-degree theft and trespass.

A caller Monday night at Highway 92 in Washington reported a female shoplifter at Walmart. Samantha Kay York, 22, of Washington, was arrested on a charge of fifth-degree theft.

A caller early Tuesday morning at Highway 92 in Washington reported that a shoplifter left in a vehicle, and provided the license plate number. An officer located the vehicle and stopped it in the parking lot. Jenifer Lynn Freemanzuniga, 39, of Iowa City, was arrested on a charge of fifth-degree theft.

Traffic accident

A caller Monday evening at West Monroe Street in Washington reported that someone struck their vehicle. Where it occurred was unknown. An officer responded. The information was documented.

Traffic other

A caller Monday morning at Sixth Street in Kalona reported a traffic problem in the bus drop-off area. An officer spoke with Patricia Vargas and advised on the violation of parking in the bus drop-off area.

A caller Monday morning at 135th Street and Timberline Drive in Riverside reported that he had a white Chevrolet 1500 truck stuck on a mud road. An officer was advised for documentation. He was going to leave it and remove it later when the road dried out.

A caller Monday afternoon at West First Street and North Washburn Street in Riverside reported a disabled or abandoned motorcycle with expired plates, north of Highway 22 on the east side of Washburn, for months. An officer responded and 24-hour-tagged the vehicle. He also left a message for the subject’s mother to call in.

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, early Tuesday morning at B Avenue in Kalona. The officer issued a warning for overnight parking violation.

Disabled vehicles

An officer reported being out with a vehicle, Monday afternoon at South Fourth Avenue and East Washington Street in Washington. The vehicle ran out of gas, and the operator was waiting for help.

A disabled vehicle was reported, Monday evening at Wayland Road and Golf View Lane in Washington. Occupants were just checking their tire.

A disabled vehicle was reported, Monday night at 320th Street and Wayland Road in Wayland. The operator had pulled over to use the phone.

Sexual assault

A caller early Sunday morning at East Washington Street in Washington reported a possible sexual assault. An officer responded. Information was forwarded to the appropriate department.

Animal complaint

A caller Tuesday morning at Highway 1 in Washington reported that a dog chased after his vehicle, and he believed the dog may have been hit. The caller did not stop to check on the dog. An officer called the dog owner and advised them, and they were going to check on the dog.

Barking dog

A caller Saturday morning at South Sixth Avenue in Washington reported that a dog had been outside barking for more than an hour. An officer responded. A voice mail was left for the dog owner. The owner called in and advised that the dog would be taken inside. The responding officer was advised.

A caller Sunday afternoon at South Fourth Avenue and East Madison Street in Washington reported a dog barking at a nearby residence. An officer was unable to locate the dog.

A caller early Monday morning at South Fourth Avenue in Washington reported that the neighbor’s dog was barking outside. An officer responded. The dog was inside upon the officer’s arrival.

Assault

A caller Sunday night at South Second Avenue in Washington reported an assault. An officer spoke with the caller. There was no assault. The situation was verbal only. Documentation was made.

A caller Monday morning at East Main Street in Washington reported an assault. An officer spoke with the subject. The information was documented.

Burglary

A caller Saturday afternoon at South Marion Avenue in Washington reported that his residence was burglarized in the past couple of days. Two officers responded. A report will be filed. The owner planned to bring in a list.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Saturday afternoon at South Farmer Street in Brighton reported that their niece was in a verbal dispute with their boyfriend. Three officers responded. Parties were separated.

Fraud

A caller Saturday morning at South Mechanic Street in Brighton reported fraudulent activity with his checking account after providing information to another subject, who was a scammer. The bank had been notified.

All other theft

A call Friday night at West Washington Street in Washington was made in error.

A caller early Saturday morning at North Avenue B in Washington reported that she gave two checks to a couple to get her groceries, and they had not yet returned. An officer responded. The caller was advised that this was a civil issue, and she did not want an officer to make contact with the subjects.

A caller Sunday morning at Golf View Drive in Wellman reported that she had been missing her credit card and driver’s license since the previous month. Documentation was made. The driver’s license was entered into the system.

Hang-up 911 calls

A caller Saturday night at West Monroe Street in Washington reported receiving an open-line 911 call from a residence. An officer responded. There was no emergency at the residence.

Drug/narcotics violation

A caller Sunday afternoon at Old White Way in Ainsworth reported being out at a residence conducting a consent search. Two officers also assisted. Documentation was made.

A caller Monday afternoon at E Avenue in Kalona reported the burglary of storage units. Two officers responded. Extra patrol would be given. An additional caller reported that their storage unit was burglarized and items were missing. Two officers responded. A report will be filed.

Civil standby

A caller Monday night at West Third Street in Washington requested a civil standby to retrieve his belongings. An officer responded and assisted the caller in removing his property.

Drug/narcotics violation

A deputy reported receiving results back from DCI Lab, early Tuesday morning at Lexington Boulevard in Washington. Charges were filed on Mitchell Wayne Duwa, 34, of Riverside, for possession of controlled substance; and on Stephenie Susanne Sherman, 34, of Keota, for possession of controlled substance.

Intimidation/harassment

A caller reported harassment, Monday afternoon at Old Military Road in Ainsworth. An officer spoke with the caller, and she was advised to get a no-contact order.

Intoxicated driver

A caller Monday night at West Madison Street in Washington reported that a male subject fell asleep at the bar and was then in his gray or silver Chevrolet truck in the parking lot. There were two bicycles in the back. An officer spoke with the subject in the truck and with the caller. He was not intoxicated and was going to move along.

Motor vehicle theft

A caller Monday afternoon at 285th Street in Washington reported that her vehicle was taken by a 12-year-old female approximately 10 to 15 minutes earlier. It was a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, black, and left the residence eastbound. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle. The caller received information that it was west of Rubio. The vehicle was located and returned to the owner. The juvenile female was issued a written warning for no driver’s license.

Trespass

A caller Friday afternoon at East Third Street in Washington reported that two juveniles were on top of the old plant north of the residence. Three officers responded. The juveniles were released to their father. The owner of the property did not wish to press charges. The juveniles were warned that the next time could result in charges being filed.

Suspicious activity

A caller Friday morning at West Main Street in Washington reported that a suspicious vehicle occupied by a Hispanic male had been sitting in the park for the past hour, and requested an officer to check on it. An officer responded and spoke to two subjects who had been playing basketball. There was no problem.

A caller Friday night at 200th Street in West Chester reported a suspicious vehicle on the property by the hog buildings. An officer located the subjects, who advised that they had permission to coyote-hunt there. Documentation was made.

A caller Saturday afternoon at Underwood Avenue in Ainsworth reported that a white van had been driving up and down Underwood Avenue. It had been last seen southbound, being driven slowly on the wrong side of the road. An officer located the van. Subjects were building a new hog confinement building in the area. There was no problem.

A caller Saturday night at Prospect Place in Washington reported hearing a car alarm inside of a garage at a neighboring residence. Two officers responded and spoke with the owner. They got the alarm shut off. The incident was documented.

A caller early Sunday morning at North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported a suspicious subject who approached her vehicle while she was sitting inside. This had occurred just after 11 p.m. Saturday. An officer was advised for documentation purposes.

A caller early Sunday morning at Highway 92 in Ainsworth reported that there was a male subject just standing on the south side of the roadway, facing away from the roadway. He was wearing jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up. A second caller advised that the male subject was fairly close to the roadway. An officer responded and checked the area. The subject was gone upon the deputy’s arrival.

A caller Sunday night at West Third Street in Washington reported that two juveniles might have gained entry into an apartment that was for sale. Two officers responded. There were no signs of entry, and both apartments were secure.

A caller Monday afternoon at Ginkgo Avenue in Wellman reported that a truck was parked in their driveway and no one was around. An officer responded and was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller Monday night at East Washington Street in Washington reported that there was a male subject from Burlington sitting in his car in the parking lot of Ace-N-More. He had been there for about an hour. The caller requested that an officer check on him. An officer spoke with the subject, who moved on. Documentation was made.

A caller early Tuesday morning at East Washington Street in Washington reported a vehicle with suspicious male subjects parked in front of the store. City units responded, and the vehicle left before the officers arrived. The caller called back in and advised that the subjects returned and were in the store. City units responded and advised the subjects not to loiter in the parking lot, and they left the store.

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.

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.