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Jail count

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Holding – N/A

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Arrests

An officer reported being en route to the jail with a subject, Thursday morning at B Avenue in Kalona. Jackson Yaro Young, 20, of Kalona, was arrested on charges of two counts of telephone dissemination of obscene material to a minor, sexual exploitation of a minor, and two counts of failure to comply with sex offender registry.

Three shoplifters were reported in the store, early Friday morning at Highway 92 in Washington. City units responded. Katherine Olivia Foster, 18, of Burlington, was arrested on a charge of fifth-degree criminal mischief. The subject also had a Muscatine County warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on possession of controlled substance and failure to affix drug stamp. Bond was $5,000 cash only. Extradition arrangements will be made with Muscatine County.

Traffic other

A caller Thursday morning at West Fifth Street and West Third Street in Washington reported that a line was hit by a truck attempting to turn around across from the business. An officer responded. The vehicle operator was Austin William Briggs, of Chariton. Alliant was contacted. The line belonged to Mediacom. There was no damage to the vehicle or to vehicles in the area. The incident was documented.

A caller Thursday morning at East Van Buren Street in Washington reported a subject squealing tires and speeding through the area. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subject.

Animal complaint

A caller Thursday afternoon at Wayland Road in Washington reported being bitten by a dog while at a residence for his job. At the time of the call, he was at the hospital for treatment. A report will be filed.

Disorderly conduct

A caller Thursday morning at North Iowa Avenue in Washington requested an officer at the law office for an irate female subject inside the building. Two officers responded. The female had left the area before the officers arrived.

A caller Thursday afternoon at Highway 22 in Riverside requested deputies for a subject who was causing issues. Two officers were on their way and were disregarded because four to five DCI agents were on the scene and would handle the incident.

Runaways/missing person

A caller Thursday evening at East Jefferson Street in Washington reported that his juvenile son ran away from home. Three officers responded. One officer located the subject returning home. The juvenile was to stay at home for the remainder of the night.

Stolen property

A caller Thursday morning at South Avenue B in Washington reported that an item was stolen from her daughter at school. An officer spoke with the caller and was going to speak with the student about the stolen item.

Trespass

An officer reported being out at a residence in reference to a trespass complaint, Tuesday evening at West Washington Street in Washington. An officer left a message for both parents of the juveniles about the complaint.

A caller early Friday morning at East Jefferson Street in Washington reported that two male subjects were in her house and should not be there. Three officers responded. The report was unfounded.

Truancy

A caller Thursday morning at Seventh Street in Kalona reported receiving information that an elementary student ran away and would be en route to their location. An officer transported the student back to the school.

Vandalism

A caller Thursday afternoon at South Second Avenue in Washington reported that the glass in her door had been shot out. There appeared to be a small round hole in it. An officer spoke with the caller. Documentation was made. There were no suspects.

Weapons violation

A caller Thursday afternoon at West Washington Street in Washington received information of a subject who might be armed with a knife. An officer responded and was unable to locate any weapons.

Welfare check

A caller Tuesday afternoon at Highway 218 and 220th Street in Ainsworth requested a welfare check on a male subject in an Oldsmobile with a handicap sticker just off Highway 218 on G36. It was unknown if he was just sleeping. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller Thursday night at Fifth Street in Kalona requested a welfare check on a dog that was being left outside all day and had no shelter. An officer responded and spoke with the dog owner. The dog was healthy. They were preparing to install a doghouse for the dog.

All other theft

A caller Thursday morning at East Washington Street in Washington reported a gas drive-off of $17.44. The vehicle was a blue Toyota. A license number was given, which did not match the vehicle description given. Two officers were advised. The incident was documented.

A caller Thursday afternoon at West Second Street in Washington reported the theft of a laptop the previous night. An officer responded. No information was available on the description of the laptop. Documentation was made.

A caller Friday morning at North Avenue D in Washington reported that a male subject was selling his personal belongings, and he wanted to pursue charges. An officer responded. The item was a Schwinn Frontier bicycle. The information was documented.

All other offenses

A caller Thursday morning at North Grant Street in Crawfordsville reported that a subject was not allowing her to enter her home, and should not be living there. An officer spoke with the caller, and the caller was advised to go through the eviction process.

An abandoned bicycle was reported, Thursday afternoon at the southeast corner of East Adams Street and South Ninth Avenue in Washington. The caller requested that an officer check on it. An officer took the blue and silver Trek Mountain 200 to the bike shed. The officer also picked up a green Mongoose Talon bicycle on East Seventh and took it to the bike shed.

A caller Thursday night at Larch Avenue in Washington reported that someone was at her house whom she did not want there. An officer responded and advised her to call her attorney and to separate from the subject for the night. Documentation was made.

Suspicious activity

A caller early Wednesday morning at North Iowa Avenue in Washington reported that an elderly male wearing pajamas was outside and was trying to get into his house. Two officers responded. Contact was made with his family, who returned him home.