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Police log

Information is collected from Henry, Jefferson and Washington county law enforcement agencies. As with any criminal case a charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilt.

Arrests

Nov. 1 – 7:21 a.m., warrant serv. /court order hold was reported in the 300 block of W. Broad St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 7:11 p.m., warrant serv. /court order hold was reported in the 100 block of E. Clay St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 10:34 p.m., warrant serv. /court order hold was reported in the 100 block of E. Clay St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3, -- 1:22 a.m., warrant arrest was reported in the 400 block of N. 3rd, Burlington. Nathaniel Scheppler, 26, North Liberty, was arrested on a warrant for offense/pretrial release supervision revoked original charges of eluding injure, owi, drugs or participating in felony, and operating vehicle while under the influence 1st offense.

Nov. 3 – 12:01 p.m., warrant serv. /court order hold was reported in the 900 block of W. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 1:39 p.m., warrant serv. /court order hold was reported in the 1300 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 8:29 p.m., warrant serv. /court order hold was reported in the 100 block of E. Clay St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 4:07 p.m., Destinie Sanders, 26, of Fairfield, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nov. 1 – 4:07 p.m., Alexander Simpson, 23, of Fairfield, was arrested and charged with felon in possession of firearm and driving while revoked.

Nov. 2 – 6:38 p.m., warrant from other agency was reported in Fairfield. Melissa White, 32, of Ottumwa, was arrested for pretrial revocation warrant out of Wapello County.

Nov. 3 – 11:00 a.m., Brook Larsen, 43, of Batavia, was arrested and charged with driving while suspended, revoked, cancelled or denied.

Traffic Accidents

Nov. 1 – 1:22 a.m., motor vehicle accident with damage was reported in the 1400 block of Hwy. 34, Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 7:23 a.m., motor vehicle accident with damage was reported at S. Walnut St. and E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 7:11 a.m., vehicle hit a deer in the 2700 block of Hwy. 92, Washington.

Nov. 1 – 12:43 p.m., traffic accident was reported in the 2500 block of Sockum Ridge Rd., Washington.

Nov. 1 – 7:39 p.m., vehicle hit a deer at Hwy. 218 and 130th St., Riverside. No injuries and the vehicle was not drivable.

Nov. 2 – 12:23 a.m., vehicle hit a deer in the 2200 block of Riverside Rd., Washington.

Nov. 2 – 2:02 a.m., vehicle hit a deer at 240th St. and Hwy. 218, Ainsworth.

Nov. 2 – 6:55 a.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries was reported in the 2400 block of Hwy. 218, Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 8:01 a.m., motor vehicle accident with damage was reported in the 2100 block of Hwy. 218, Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 8:43 a.m., motor vehicle accident with damage was reported in the 1800 block of Hwy. 34, Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 10:25 a.m., motor vehicle accident with damage was reported in the 2900 block of Franklin Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 2:38 p.m., motor vehicle accident with damage was reported at 300th St. and Franklin Ave., Salem.

Nov. 2. – 8:06 a.m., traffic accident was reported at Hwy 218 and Ramp, Ainsworth.

Harassment

Nov. 1 – 8:34 a.m., harassment/threats was reported in the 100 block of S. Maple St., Salem.

Nov. 3 – 2:25 p.m., harassment was reported in the 900 block of E. Jefferson Ave., Fairfield.

Nov. 3 – 6:58 p.m., intimidation/harassment was reported in the 100 block of Westview Dr., Washington. Brandon Ferdig, 22, was arrested on a warrant for felon escape from custody.

Runaway/Missing Person

Nov. 1 – 10:48 a.m., runaways/missing person was reported in the 1600 block of Hwy. 22, Wellman.

Fire

Nov. 2 – 8:22 p.m., fire call was reported in the 500 block of 13th St., Wellman.

Nov. 2 – 8:52 p.m., fire call was reported in the 2200 block of Hwy. 1 SW, Kalona.

Assaults

Nov. 1 – 2:38 p.m., domestic disturbance was reported in the 1000 block of E. Oakbrook Ln., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 1:56 p.m., assault was reported in the 400 block of S. Walnut St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 4:15 p.m., domestic disturbance was reported in the 500 block of N. Cherry St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 4:07 a.m., domestic disturbance was reported in the 400 block of N. Van Buren St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 4:47 a.m., domestic disturbance was reported in the 1300 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 9:15 a.m., domestic disturbance was reported in the 100 block of E. Commercial St., Hillsboro.

Nov. 3 – 11:16 a.m., assault was reported in the 1000 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 11:18 a.m., assault was reported in the 900 block of S. Iris St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 11:16 a.m., assault was reported in the 1000 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant

Nov. 3 – 11:18 a.m., assault was reported in the 900 Block of S. Iris St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 4:37 p.m., domestic disturbance was reported in the 1000 block of S. Adams Ct., Fairfield.

Nov. 2 – 5:09 p.m., domestic disturbance was reported at 10th and Stone in Fairfield.

Nov. 3 – 3:55 p.m., assault was reported in the 400 block of 8th Ave., Wellman. Robert Loughrey, 49, of Wellman, was arrested and charged with domestic abuse assault 1st offense.

Nov. 3 – 9:06 p.m., assault was reported in the 700 block of S. Marion Ave., Washington.

Theft

Nov. 1 – 8:28 a.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported at 600 block E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 5:49 p.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported in the 400 block of N. Adams St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 1 – 7:22 p.m., theft was reported in the 1700 block of E. Washington St., Washington.

Nov. 2 – 12:03 p.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported in the 1000 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 11:07 a.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported in the 2100 block of E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 1:09 p.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported in the 1000 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 11:07 a.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported in the 2100 block of E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 3 – 1:09 p.m., theft/larceny/shoplifting was reported in the 1000 block of N. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant.

Nov. 2 – 6:00 p.m., larceny/theft was reported in the 400 block of W. Adams Ave., Fairfield.

DUIs

Nov. 3 - 1:29 a.m., intoxicated driver was reported at Hwy. 22 and Birch Ave., Wellman. Aaron Swartzentruber, 42, of Kalona, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated and cited for open container and parking in the driving portion of the roadway.

Washington County Jail

Nov. 3, 2019

JAIL COUNT

21 Washington County Male Inmates

3 Washington County Female Inmates

47 Out-of-County Contract Inmates

71 TOTAL

Total revenue for housing out of county contract inmates from July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019: $205,400.00.

This will be the total revenue collected from out of county inmates during FY20.