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February 18, 2019 Council Packet

February 18, 2019 Council Packet

February 18, 2019 Council Agenda

February 18, 2019 Council Agenda

Snow Ordinance In Effect

Madrid’s snow ordinance is in effect again from 9:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019  through noon Monday, February 18, 2019.

PARKING: Vehicles shall NOT be parked or left standing on any part of a public street, alley, or City-owned off-street parking area during times when snow removal operations are in progress and before such operations have resulted in the removal or clearance of snow or ice from streets. Snow removal operations will begin when there is an accumulation of at least ONE INCH of snow.

SIDEWALKS: Property owners will remove snow, ice and accumulations promptly from sidewalks. If a property owner fails to remove snow, ice or accumulations with 24 hours from end of snow event, the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner.

DUMPING OF SNOW: It is unlawful for any person to throw, push or place any snow from private property, sidewalks or driveway into the street. Snow must remain on your property.

MPD Blotter February 4 – February 10, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

02/04/19

Officer received a call from a resident of the Green Street Apartments, reference a vehicle unlock. The windows and doors were too frozen to unlock without the possibility of damage to the vehicle.

Officer spoke to dispatch reference a runaway from our jurisdiction.  West Des Moines Police located the juvenile, with her mother, while dealing with another case.  Officer had dispatch remove the juvenile out of the system.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer received a request for a past accident report from a business involved in an accident, in the City, back in December.  Officer sent them a copy of the report.

Officer performed traffic stop near 8th and Washington.  Driver was warned for failure to make a complete stop.

02/05/19
Officer went to the DCI Lab and picked up a stolen handgun that was recovered in a past case.  Officer will work with Des Moines Police Department and get the weapon returned to its owner.

Officer followed up with several subjects regarding a past harassment case.  Officer will review the new information.

02/06/19

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle from a downtown business.  Officer looked around the area and then had dispatch enter the vehicle as stolen. Officer received information from several local business of two suspicious people downtown attempting to locate a Madrid resident, in the same time frame.

Officer made contact with a Madrid resident and asked him questions about the above case.  Subject denied any knowledge of why people would be in town looking for him and stated that he could not give any names of the subjects by the physical descriptions given.

Officer was called to Cedar’s by staff members who caught a male subject in the building that they did not want there visiting family.  When confronted he ran from the building.  Officer made contact with the male subject at Highway 210 and County Line Road and informed him that he was not welcome on the property.

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for a possible shoplifter. Due to another call, dispatch had a 6-minute time delay to dispatch the call.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.  Officer did watch the video and saw the female.  Female paid for items with a debit card so manager will get ahold of corporate and try and get the name of the suspect.

02/07/19

Officer released stolen property / evidence from a past case back to the rightful owner.

Officer made contact with several vehicle owners and tagged several others, for snow removal throughout the City.

Officer assisted a stalled motorist at 1st and State.  Officer pushed the vehicle off of the roadway and gave the driver a ride to school.

Officer and City Officials had a meeting with two Madrid residents to go over the City animal ordinance and concerns they had. REMINDER: All pets in the City limits of Madrid need to be licensed at City Hall.  Please bring vaccination paperwork with you, since that is also a requirement for the license.

Officer spoke to the owners of a downtown business about a parking issue, mainly over lunch time.  For those that enjoy eating downtown, please be considerate of the private parking at Bannor Toys, for the employees coming back to work after lunch.

Officer assisted a motorist with unlocking and then jump starting their vehicle.

Officer took a report of a stalled vehicle on State St. The owner advised that it was in a no parking zone, but will be removed first thing in the morning.

02/08/19

Officer was dispatched to a domestic in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer interviewed a female and found that it was a mandatory arrest situation.  Officer located the male at work, in Madrid, and placed him under arrest.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle from the 200 Block of south Green Street.  Officer received all the information from the victim and about a possible suspect.  Officer had dispatch enter the vehicle as stolen in NCIC.

Officer contacted the Des Moines Police Department and asked for assistance checking an address for a possible stolen vehicle / suspect.

Officer spoke to a Dallas County probation officer and exchanged information on a case.

Officer assisted Grimes Police Department on a stolen vehicle case that Madrid Officers recovered in the City.

Officer assisted in an insufficient check case from Madrid Automotive.

Officer assisted City State Bank with getting them a case number from a previous case from 2018.

Officer was called to Highway 210 and County Line Road for a male subject acting erratic.  Officer made contact with the subject in his trailer at that location and spoke to him.  He stated that he was having some issues.  Officer stood by until his mother arrived to assist him.

Officer was contacted by dispatch that Perry PD had recovered the vehicle that was reported stolen this morning.  Officer made contact with the subjects at Perry PD and released the vehicle back to the owner.  The vehicle was not damaged.  Officer filled the gas tank for the subject after being told there was no gas in the van and she could not make it back to town. Case is under investigation.

Officer arranged for and was present during a civil standby between the suspect and victim of a domestic assault that occurred earlier today. Officer assisted in communicating between the two, reference property and pets in the home.

02/09/19

Officer responded to the 200 block of E. 2nd Street reference a domestic situation. Officer arrested the male half and charged with domestic abuse assault serious.

Officer assisted medical personnel with a call on 9th street.

Officer attempted to locate a reckless driver coming from Slater. Vehicle never made it to the city.

02/10/19

Officer assisted Public Works in getting vehicles moved off of City streets pursuant to the Snow Ordinance.

Officer received a phone call from a resident that had questions about the Snow Ordinance.

Officer responded to a residence on W. North Street to take a report of harassment. The suspect was contacted by police and advised to discontinue contact with the victim.

Officer arrested a male on a Dallas County warrant stemming from failure to appear in court on a minor traffic violation. Officer transported the man to Woodward where he was turned over to a Dallas County Deputy Sheriff.

Officer assisted in retrieving property from a residence after an arrest.

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MPD Blotter January 28 to February 3, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

 

*** Effective February 1, 2019, madridpolicedepartment@gmail.com will no longer be monitored and will change to policedept@madridiowa.org.  Please enter this new email address into your contacts for email communication with the Madrid Iowa Police Department. ***

01/28/19

Officer assisted the Public Works Director with doing a back-ground check on an applicant.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who requested extra patrol around his residence for the weekend, while he is out of town for a funeral.

Officer was dispatched to a three-vehicle collision in the 900 block of S. Kennedy Ave.  No injuries were reported.  Matthew Dixon, of Luther, was cited for failure to stop in assured clear distance.

01/29/19

Officer received information from a Madrid resident of a lost dog on East North Street.  Officer assisted in looking for it.  Animal returned home.

Officer had a City budget meeting.

Officer finger printed a Madrid resident for a job related back-ground check.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident about problems with her juvenile daughter.

Officer responded to a family dispute regarding a juvenile.  Officer advised all parties involved.

Officer requested a warrant for a subject regarding an ongoing investigation.

01/30/19

Officer provided a report to a subject involved in a prior vehicle collision.

Officer followed up with DHS reference several investigations regarding juveniles.

01/31/19

Officer requested to return a phone call in reference to an ongoing criminal/DHS case.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident on Kennedy & Maple Ridge Dr.  No injuries and accident report completed.

Officer responded to a domestic disturbance call on N. Water St. The Officer assisted in getting the situation calmed down and the parties separated for the night.

Officer returned to the previous address after another family member arrived at the home and requested police response. Again, the situation was diffused.

02/01/19

Officer met with DHS Case Worker about an ongoing case.

Officer responded to an apartment building downtown reference a broken water pipe in the basement. Officer located and turned off the water supply to the complex and relayed information to the out of town landlord.

02/02/19

Officer responded to assist medical personnel with a call on E. 8th St.

Officer attempt to locate an erratic driver headed north out of town but was too far behind to safely catch up to the vehicle. Another officer was able to stop it near Luther and determined the driver was tired.

Officer took a call from a woman in Des Moines requesting I locate and check welfare of her 21-year-old daughter who was possibly in Madrid. Reportedly her daughter met a gentleman from Madrid on the “Sugardaddy.com” dating website and she was possibly with the man in town. The officer located a name and address for the man and made contact with the woman who was determined to be ok. She was promptly returned to Des Moines by the male.  

02/03/19

Officer received report of a German Shepherd dog running at large in the of State and Second St.  Officer checked the area but was unable to locate.

Officer received a request from Dallas Co. Sheriff Office to attempt to locate a vehicle in Madrid for a case they were working on.

 

February 4, 2019 Council Packet

February 4, 2019 Council Packet

February 4, 2019 Council Agenda

February 4, 2019 Council Agenda

Warming Shelter Now Open

Madrid’s Community Room will be open from 10:00 a.m. on January 28, 2019 through 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2019 for the safety and convenience of our citizen’s to utilize as a warming space with the upcoming stretch of cold weather.

If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at (515)795-3930

MPD Blotter January 21 – January 27, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

*** Effective February 1, 2019, madridpolicedepartment@gmail.com will no longer be monitored and will change to policedept@madridiowa.org.  Please enter this new email address into your contacts for email communication with the Madrid Iowa Police Department. ***

01/21/19
Officer received a complaint of a lengthy parked vehicle at West 1st and Market Street.  Officer checked on the vehicle and found it to be removed and parked in the owner’s driveway.

Officer went around and tagged vehicle’s for snow ordinance violations.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident at the Library, whom complained about snow plows running stop signs in town.  Officer forwarded the complaint to the Public Works Director.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with a civil issue dealing with a vehicle title.

01/22/19
Officer assisted Boone County Sheriff’s Office, with giving a notification to a Madrid resident, that his wife was involved in an accident on Highway 17, and was transported to Mary Greeley Hospital.

Officer spoke to vehicle owners and posted notices for vehicles to be moved for snow ordinance violations.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with looking for her lost dog in the 500 Block of South Water Street. The dog came home after he got cold.

Officer checked on a semi that was stopped on Highway 17 at Southern Prairie Drive.  Driver was looking for directions.  Officer escorted him off the State Highway and got him on his way.

Officer received a call regarding a welfare check on a resident.  Officer made contact with the subject and everything checked OK.

01/23/19
Officer spoke to vehicle owners and posted notices for vehicles to be moved for snow ordinance violations.  Had a lot fewer vehicles to deal with this round.  Thank you for having your vehicles removed immediately for snow removal.  It makes the process go much quicker.

01/24/19
Officer received request from Public Works to have the semi-tractor moved off of Southern Prairie Drive, for snow removal. Officer spoke to the owner, whom called from Arizona.  Owner stated that he was heading back to Iowa and would have it moved ASAP.

Officer received a complaint of snowmobiles riding on the sidewalks in the 700 block of S. Main Street.

Officer assisted deputies with a drug related OWI arrest.

01/25/19
Officer followed up on the semi-tractor on Southern Prairie Drive.  Vehicle had been removed.  Officer also followed up on a couple other vehicles that had been tagged for snow ordinance violations in town.  All had been corrected.

Officer spoke with a Madrid resident reference a child custody issue and a case that Windsor Heights Police Department started last night.

Officer finger printed a Madrid resident for a job-related background check.

Officer filled a records request for a Madrid resident.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with jump starting their vehicle.

01/26/19

Officer responded to a report of a runaway 13-year-old female on Maverick Lane. Officer located the young woman at a friend’s residence nearby and returned her to her mom.

Officer responded to an alarm at the High School. Determined to be false.

01/27/19

Officer and Public Works employee assisted a resident in the 600 block of S. Kennedy Dr.  in getting her vehicle out of a snow bank.

Officer was requested to do a welfare check on a resident in the 600 block of S. Washington St.  Officer gave the resident a ride home.

Officer responded to Git N Go reference possible attempted fraudulent payment via a cancelled/ denied credit card. Subject ultimately paid in cash without further issue.