Washington County police blotter

  • Updated: June 21, 2014 - 5:07 PM


MAY 21

Suspicious situation. Authorities checked on a report of lights on in an empty home in the 12000 block of 15th Street. It was determined a lightning strike had burned out lights on the main floor, opened the garage door and caused the lights upstairs to go on.


MAY 20

Suspicious activity. A group of juveniles were reported running into the woods in the area of Keswick Avenue and Dellwood Road. When the complainant asked them what they were doing they told him “playing hide-and-seek.” A deputy checked on their activities. They told him the same but were advised they were on private property and had to leave.

MAY 22

Digging complaint. A homeowner in the 6000 block of 117th Street was concerned that a contractor working for his neighbor had been digging on his property and possibly damaged the health of some of his trees.


MAY 18

Suspicious activity. The owner of a vehicle parked in the 14000 block of Glenbrook Avenue reported a large bolt resting against one of the tires. There was no apparent damage to the vehicle.

MAY 19

Found toddler. A child was reported wandering alone in the area of Education and Emmit Drives. The caller followed the child to a pond where a puppy was playing. A deputy arrived and when he grabbed the puppy the child started walking toward nearby townhouses. A frantic female emerged from one of the townhouses and explained she was the child’s mother. She told the deputy the child got out of the house while she was inside cleaning.

MAY 22

Helicopter complaint. A helicopter was reported flying too low in the area of 140th Street and Geneva Avenue. The caller said it did not appear to be a mosquito control helicopter.


MAY 22

Disturbing the peace. A deputy advised a homeowner in the 100 block of Dellwood Square of a complaint about loud music at the residence off and on throughout the day. The homeowner said they’d been at work during the day.


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