Archive for Police Reports

MPD Blotter July 27 – August 2, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

07/27/20

Officer met with a Madrid resident, who turned in a lost/found key from by the bike trail.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with getting her spare apartment key back from her ex-boyfriend.  The male was also given a harassment warning at this time to quit calling and texting the female.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that received a scam phone call claiming to be the police department. The caller even stated that the PD’s phone number came up on caller ID.  Officer informed him that it was a scam.

Officer responded to a vehicle unlock at the Casey’s parking lot.  Vehicle was successfully unlocked.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Kennedy and E. North Street.  Officer took report.  One driver was issued a citation for failure to yield.

Officer responded to a report of a careless driver in the area of the Madrid Elementary School.  Officer attempted to locate the vehicle.  UTL.

Officer responded to a report of an out of control juvenile in the 500 block of Milwaukee.  Officer processed with the juvenile and his mother.  The juvenile was de-escalated.

Officer responded to a report of a possible fight or domestic in progress at the County Line Trailer Court.  Officer made contact with the aggravated party.  Resident was yelling over the phone.  No fight occurred.

07/28/20

Officer was called to the County Line Trailer Park regarding a tenant stealing electricity from another trailer.  Landlord showed the officer pictures and gave information showing a cord was used to deliver power to a trailer without permission from the owner. This is the second time the landlord has reported this with the same suspect being named.  The landlord stated that he just wanted it to be known and that he had already spoke with the Boone County Attorney, the Boone County Sheriff and the Boone County Clerk of Court in reference to doing a writ and eviction on a tenant and just wants him to leave peacefully without having to file criminal charges. Officer also spoke to the suspect who stated that he was willing to leave and would try not to cause any issues.

Officer spoke to a female who picked up a dog by Dollar General.  While talking with her on the phone the owner pulled up and took control of the dog.

Officer was dispatched to an incomplete 911 from a resident at the Madrid Home.  Everything checked out OK.

Officer received a call from a resident of Meadow Estates.  She stated that there was a suspicious subject hiding under a tree by her property.  Officer located an employee working on trees in the area. Checked out OK.

Officer responded for mutual aid for BCSO for a motor vehicle accident on Hwy 17, 3 miles north of Madrid.  Officer assisted BCSO and EMS.

07/29/20

Officer responded to the 400 block of E 6th Street for a domestic disturbance.  Parties were separated for the evening.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with relaying a message to City Hall staff.

Officer received a complaint of a vehicle driving fast and making bad passes on Highway 17.  Vehicle was through town before the officer was informed.  Officer passed the info onto a Boone County deputy.

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for some suspicious activity.  Staff stated that four males attempted to purchase four $500 Visa gift cards.  When he started asking questions they left in a hurry.  A description of the males and the vehicle was put out for other Officers to attempt to locate the scammers.

Officer responded to a medical call in the 100 block of Peterson Pkwy.  Officer assisted EMS.

07/30/20

Officer received a phone call at the PD to come over to the Green Street apartments. When the officer arrived caller was not home.

Officer received a call of a suspicious person in the 500 block of S. Kennedy. Officer checked and people were ok.

Officer responded to a fire alarm at the 800 block of E 1st, false alarm

Officer returned a phone call to family members of a passed Madrid resident.

Officer responded to N. Locust St. reference a medical call assist.

7/31/20

Officer took a report of stolen bikes from a house in the 100 block of N. Main St.

Officer assisted a motorist with a flat tire at Git N Go.

Officer responded to a loose dog.  The officer was able to find the owner and return the dog.

Officer responded to a report of an attempted theft in the 700 block of E 1st.

Officer returned a phone call about an arrested subject.

Officer responded to the intersection of 3rd and Madison for a report of a car burglary in progress. Officer interview the suspects and determined they had permission to break into the vehicle to retrieve property.

8/1/20

Officer responded to a report of a reckless driver.

Officer received a call of a lost Jack Russell terrier.

Officer received a phone call of people trespassing on a Madrid Residents property.

Officer received a phone call requesting an accident report from 7-27-20

Officer performed a traffic stop in the 600 Block of S Kennedy for stopping on a roadway.

08/02/20

Officer was dispatched to Hwy 17 for a possible drunk/tired driver heading southbound. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

MPD Blotter July 20 – July 26, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

07/20/20

Officer checked on a semi that was stopped on Highway 17, Northbound, just South of Kingman Blvd.  Vehicle had turned too sharp and pulled his emergency brake release from the tractor to his trailer and locked the brakes on the trailer.  A crew was coming up from Des Moines to fix the vehicle.

Officer was dispatched to an emergency medical call in the 600 block of South Greene Street. Patient was transported to Des Moines.

Officer was called to the drainage canal, between Union and State, by the Public Works Director.  A subject had dumped debris in the drainage canal.  The subject was already removing all the material that was placed there.

Officer assisted with a lift assist in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue.

Officer assisted an out of town subject, with returning a lost debit card, that was located at a local business.

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

Officers responded to the Madrid Car Wash.  A motorist was trapped in the auto bay.  Officers were able to safely assist the motorist out of the bay.  No property damage occurred.

07/21/20

Officer received a complaint of parking in Veteran’s Square downtown. Officer will take a look at the property and pass on information to the Public Works Director, so that the parking lines can be painted, so proper enforcement can be done.

Officer received a request for a past accident report from an insurance company.  After receiving payment, the report was mailed.

Officer received a call from a property owner at 6th and South Kennedy.  Caller stated that he had a dumpster outside and someone had illegally dumped items in it.  He stated that he was having it picked up tomorrow but requested extra patrol tonight since it was level and nothing else could be added.

07/22/20

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident reference issues with her boyfriend.  She complained about property being taken, so the officer worked out that civil issue.  The female also complained about the male breaking a mirror on her car.  She stated that she wanted him to pay for it and would contact us again if she needed further assistance with any criminal actions.

Officer returned a call to an out of town subject, needing a copy of a past arrest report.

Officer received a call of kids on top of the dug outs at the baseball fields. A City employee had already spoken to them and told them to get down.  Officer spoke to several kids and asked them to be considerate of city property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident in the 200 block of South Market Street.  She stated that a credit company notified her that her cell phone number was used on another person’s account. Officers did a call for service with all the information in case it can be linked to a fraud.

07/23/20

Officer was dispatched to 2nd and Highway 17, for a vehicle driving with a flat tire.  Officer checked the area but was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident that had an emergency out of town and asked if he could have an officer let his dog out for him.  Officer got all the information and assisted the owner with letting the dog out and feeding and watering it until the owner could get home.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who complained a juvenile was making some threatening statements to other kids at the park.  Officer spoke to the juvenile’s mother who stated that she would speak to her son and handle the issue.

Officer assisted a Madrid family, with hosting a family meeting at the Police Department, in an attempt to work out some personal issues.

Officer was made aware of reckless driving at Edgewood Park.  Suspect was gone upon arrival but officer spoke with eyewitnesses at Edgewood and will be following up with ongoing investigation.

07/24/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who requested assistance with a family meeting, so the officer could act as a mediator and assist them.  Officer agreed to the meeting and will be setting a time soon.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with an emergency medical call in the 400 block of Fairview Drive.

Officer had an abandoned vehicle towed from the 200 block of South Green Street. Vehicle had sat on the wrong side of the roadway and had not moved for months.  The owner had moved out of town.

Officer assisted with a civil stand-by in the 600 block of West 6th Street.

Officer assisted a property owner in the 100 block of Maple Ridge Drive with getting rid of some old items.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident, reference a scam call that he received saying that his son had been arrested, and that he must send $7500 to get him out.  Officer called the son, who was safe at home.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a case in Des Moines.  Officer informed her that she must contact that department for information.

Officer assisted MFD with an unattended death in the 200 block of S State.

Officer responded to a custody dispute in the 200 block of S State.

07/25/20

Officer responded to the 900 block of South Kennedy for a medical call.  Officer assisted EMS.

Officer conducted a civil standby at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer issued a no-trespass warning to Tasha Jones for 211 South State Apt A.

Officer responded to a report of a reckless driver, turned northbound on Hwy 17 from Hwy 210.  Officer attempted to locate, was unable to catch vehicle.  Located and stopped by Boone PD.

Officer responded to a parking complaint.  Officer will check back tomorrow and confirm if vehicle is still there.

Officer assisted with medical call on 9th St.

07/26/20

Officer was called to the 400 block of North Water Street, after the homeowner found an opossum had come in through the dog door and made a bed in a storage closet.  Officer caught the animal and released it unharmed at a more suitable location.

Officer initiated a traffic stop, on Highway 17.  Officer warned the out of state driver for speeding.

Officer assisted on a medical call at N 9th St.

Officer received a phone call from a woman stating another party she wants to contact will not answer her on FB chat.

Officer assisted Madrid resident with a medical need.

Officer discovered a car full of juveniles at Edgewood Park after-hours. They were told to move on.

 

MPD Blotter July 13 – July 19, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

07/13/20

Officer spoke to an out of town subject, reference wanting a civil stand-by when he comes to town to pick up his vehicle from the local tow service. He stated that he received an aggressive voicemail and does not want any issues when he picks it up. Officer informed him to stop at the police department when he got to town and we would assist in any way possible.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference needing finger prints for a job-related background check.

Officer assisted with a funeral procession.

Officer received a call of two vehicles driving fast around the elementary school.  Caller stated that the same two left the jobsite on Friday driving very careless.  Officer made contact with the two workers and asked them to keep the driving under control.  They both apologized and stated that there would be no further issues.

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

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with a possible scam.  It turned out to be a real service.  Officer called and walked him through the process to cancel the account and get his refund.

Officer responded to a call of a Madrid resident thinking of harming herself.  Officer gave subject a ride to BCH for an evaluation.

Officer received a complaint from a concerned citizen about a dog being caught up on its chain, Officer attempted to reach homeowner with no luck. Officer untied the chain so dog had free reign of the yard again.

07/14/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who had a few issues with his neighbor, reference property line issues.  Subject had his yard surveyed and showed the officer the new marker pins.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a car vs deer accident that her son had last night on Highway 17, North of Madrid.  Officer gave her the contact number for the sheriff’s department since it occurred in the county.

Officer finger printed a subject for a job related background check.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident on East 1st Street, after receiving a complaint from their neighbor, reference a junk vehicle.  Officer spoke to the owner of the vehicle along with her mother who is going through chemo and fighting cancer.  Officer gave them as much time as they needed to have the vehicle removed and told them to call if they needed any assistance, and that fighting her illness was much more important.  The vehicle is behind a wooden fence and can barely be seen from the roadway.  Officer will follow up on the complaint at a later time.

Officer received a complaint about an abandoned RV. Officer made contact with the owner and they are going to make arrangements to move it tomorrow.

Officer received a phone call about a Madrid resident wanting to trespass a subject from her property. Officer made contact with the suspect and advised he is not allowed on the property or will be cited for trespass.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire with a house fire in the 600 block of South Market Street.

Officer performed a welfare check at County Line Trailer Courts #3.

07/15/20

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle unlock in the 600 block of South Water Street.  Officer unlocked the vehicle without incident.

Officer tagged a vehicle in the 200 block of South Green Street for parked on the wrong side of the roadway and lengthy parking. Officer left a message with a family member of the owner that it would be towed in 72 hours if it was not removed.

Officer took a complaint from a Madrid resident about a trespasser, Officer made contact with the suspect and advised him of trespassing laws.

Officer inspected a child seat restraint at owner’s request and showed them the proper way to install.

07/16/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a court case dealing with a Madrid PD criminal charge.

Officer spoke to an employee working on a construction project in the area, who reported East of town that the bikes were all running the stop sign, and almost caused a huge accident.  Officer informed him that it was in the county and that we had the same issues occurring in the city on Highway 17.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call in the 400 block of East 9th Street.

Officer assisted a juvenile male that had wrecked his bike on west 22nd Street.  Officer spoke to the child’s mother and followed him home.

Officer stopped two vehicles downtown. It was determined that both vehicles had minors out past curfew. Officer issued a warning for that and another traffic violation.

07/17/20

Officer responded to the elementary school for a smoke alarm. Determined to be false alarm.

Officer emailed paperwork to IDOT reference an OWI arrest.

Officer met with a Madrid resident who turned in a lost and found electronic from downtown.  Item can be claimed at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer returned a call reference a Madrid resident having issues with her ex.

Officer returned a call to an out of town subject reference questions pertaining to an event in town.

Officer stopped and spoke to several juveniles from Perry, that were on the bike trail.  Officer warned the kids that it was almost curfew.  They loaded up and headed home.

07/18/20

Officer received a found wallet. The license inside is for a male from Florida.

Officer assisted with security at Madrid Kickfest

Officer assisted county with a report of a reckless driver north of Madrid heading towards Luther. 

07/19/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call on South Market Street.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with medical at High Trestle Bridge.

Officer dispatched for a reckless driver heading towards Madrid. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an unattended death in the 600 block of Washington Street.

MPD Blotter July 6 – July 12, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

07/06/20

Officer was dispatched to an emergency medical call in the 300 block of Locust Street. Patient was transported to Ames to the hospital.

Officer spoke to some downtown business owners and had a couple vehicles moved so the street department could paint some street markings.

Officer returned a phone call to an out-of-town subject that lost her phone on the High Trestle Trail.  It had not been turned into Madrid but the officer gave her contact information for a couple other departments that may have had it turned in to them.  

Officer received a report of a bike being taken sometime within the last week.  Its described as a 3 wheeled trike. Please call the Madrid Police if you see it around so that it can be returned to its rightful owner.  (Officer later located the bike and informed the owner so that it could be picked up)

Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of West 5th Street for an assault that had occurred between two brothers.  Officer spoke to both brothers and the mother, who was a witness to the actions, who all told pretty much the same story.  Officer gave a trespass warning to one of the brothers for the property it occurred on.

07/07/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that found a wallet at 4th and Main.  He had contacted the owner, from rural Boone County, that stated that her car had been stolen, and it was in it.  Officer informed the caller that if she came and picked it up that it needed to be reported to the sheriff’s office.

Officer assisted with a medical call in the 500 block of South Market Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference information on disposing of her husband’s needles from being a diabetic.  Officer asked them to call Boone County Hospital for more information.

Officer assisted with an emergency medical call in the 400 block of East 9th Street.

Officer picked up a bike at 1st and Water that was on the parking.  Officer received a call that it was located in the middle of the roadway and moved by a resident going to work in the early morning hours.  Bike can be claimed at the Madrid Police Department.

07/08/20

Officer was called to West 6th and Market Street. Owner of the house there hit a traffic sign while pulling into her driveway, avoiding the construction equipment. Officer contacted the Public Works Director and informed him about the damage to the street sign.

Officer performed a civil standby at 503 E 6th Street while a couple exchanged property.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire and Rescue on an emergency medical call east of Madrid.

Officer dispatched to Casey’s for a disorderly customer, suspect had left before officer’s arrival.

07/09/20

Officer was dispatched to an open line 911 call on West 6th Street. Subject called back and found it was an accidental pocket dial.  Everything checked out OK.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a past theft case.  The officer that worked the case will follow up tomorrow for the additional information.

Officer assisted with traffic control for a gas leak at the Madrid Elementary School.

Officer took a report of suspicious activity.

7/10/20

Officer responded to Madelyn Lane to take an accident report. It occurred sometime the night before and the offending motorist left the scene without providing information. The officer investigated, identified, and located the driver. The juvenile female claimed that she thought she struck a curb and not a car. The victim did not wish to force charges on her. Officer assisted with the information exchange.

Officer responded to the 500 block of East 1st reference two males yelling profanities at each other around a disabled vehicle in the alleyway. Officer worked with the males to get them out of there and on their way.

Officer spoke with a woman reference harassment and threats she has been receiving from her ex-husband.

07/11/20

Officer fingerprinted a man for a job-related background check.

Officer answered questions regarding operating a golf cart within city limits.

Officer responded north of the City to attempt to locate a juvenile male believed to be 8 years-old walking along the highway alone. The officer located the young man and determined him to be 13 years-old and just out for a walk.

Officer responded to a report of an assault in the 300 block of W 1st.

07/12/20

Officer took a statement from a woman that was a victim of an assault that occurred on the 9th.

Someone dropped off a bike that was found on the trail. It is a silver Murray brand mountain bike.

Officer posted a 72-hour notice on an overdue parked trailer on Green Street.

MPD Blotter June 29 – July 5, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

06/29/20

Officer spoke to a Story County deputy and exchanged information on a past search warrant and sent him information to try and assist him with recovering a stolen ATV.

Officer dispatched to 917 S Kennedy for a report of dogs barking constantly inside the home, Officer was unable to reach anyone in the home.

Officer observed Madrid resident lighting fireworks resident was informed of proper time for fireworks within the city limits of Madrid.

06/30/20

Officer was notified of a possible hazard downtown.  Officer passed the information onto the Public Works Director so the issue could be taken care of.

Officer was dispatched to 917 South Kennedy to make contact with a victim that had his storage unit broken into.  Officer followed him to his unit across the street and found the lock had been cut off.  One box was missing it appeared in the dust but the owner stated nothing of any value.  Officer found another unit appeared that someone tried to cut the lock off.  Officer notified the owner of the crime.

Officer performed a civil standby in the 300 block of N. Market St.

Officer performed a traffic stop by the Evangelical Free Church for unsafe passing.

Officer was dispatched to 917 S Kennedy for reports of a barking dog inside the residence. Officer advised neighbors to call when occupants are home so we can have a discussion.

07/01/20

Officer spoke to a Boone County deputy and a subject living at 22nd and North Locust.  He was picked up and brought back into town after an issue in the County.  Officer contacted the landlord and left a message for him about the subject and issues.

Officer was dispatched to the 200 block of North Kennedy Avenue for a civil dispute between neighbors on the property line.  Officer spoke to both land owners who came to an agreement between themselves.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 600 block of Maverick Street.

Officer received a complaint from a Madrid resident in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street of an unwanted subject leaving property outside the window of his juvenile daughter.  Officer called the subject’s phone and gave him a trespass warning for the property.

Officer received a call reference a child out at Edgewood Park saying some inappropriate comments to other children there.  Officer made contact with the kids and gave them a safety speech on playing nice together and everyone getting along. 

7/2/20

Officer responded to a house on W. 22nd Street for a civil standby. Officer assisted the gentleman in fixing his car and getting on the road.

Officer responded to Edgewood Park for a juvenile making suicidal threats. Officer contacted his mother who advised they would seek assistance from his counselor.  

7/3/20

Officer responded to Gerald St. to speak with a male reference questions about a recently sold vehicle.

Officer attempted to perform a welfare check on a male but determined that he now lives in Boone. Boone police were notified and checked on him.

Officer took a report of a stolen bike at Casey’s.

Officer spoke with a Dallas County resident about an ex-boyfriend seen around her house and her concerns about him. Officer offered recommendations as to how to handle any incidents there.

07/04/20

Officer received several fireworks complaints

Officer received a tip about a wanted person residing in Madrid – Unable to locate person

Burglar alarm at Casey’s – was an employee going to work and accidentally set it off.

Officer dispatched for a reckless driver.  The driver was found parked and he checked out ok.

Officer assisted a young couple with installing a car seat.

7/5/20

Officer responded to Casey’s for a subject acting suspiciously. The man was reportedly armed with a firearm and very paranoid, stating that someone has been chasing him since California. The man left when staff there called for police and was last seen headed South. It was determined that the man was reported missing two days ago from his home in California. The officer notified the reporting agency in CA and neighboring counties of his presence here.

Officer dispatched to a burglar alarm at the high school.  A student accidentally tugged on the door setting off alarm.

MPD Blotter June 22 – June 28, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

06/22/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a mail scam that he received.   No personal information was exchanged so the material was just thrown away.

Officer received a call from a Perry resident reference issues with her mother.  Officer informed them that since she lived in Perry any information would have to be received from that department.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference a civil issue dealing with his son and property.  Subject will call back later in the week for a civil stand-by.

Officer returned a call to a subject reference being finger printed for a job-related background check.  Subject came to the office for this service.

06/23/20

Officer assisted Madrid Rescue/Boone Co. Ambulance with a medical call in the 900 block of S. Kennedy.

Officer was dispatched to 917 S Kennedy for a suspicious person outside the residence, owners of the residence gave chase but could not catch suspect.

Officer was informed of possible solicitation without permit in the city, unable to locate anyone.

06/24/20

Officer was dispatched to a suspicious male at Edgewood Park.  Subject was gone upon the officer’s arrival but was able to identify the subject by the description given.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle on Southern Prairie Drive.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 800 block of South State Street.

Officer received a request from an insurance company for a past accident report.  Officer sent a copy of it after receiving payment.

Officer received a call of a subject entering a residence on West 8th Street.  The residence is in the County so they were informed to contact the Sheriff’s Office.  Officer made contact with a possible suspect at Edgewood Park and spoke to him until deputies arrived.  The subject was released to his mother.

Officer received a call of the same individual from the last call, yelling at a female out the window after he was picked up.  Officer explained that he was worked up from the last call.  Caller requested extra patrol due to being scared of the subject.

Officer performed a traffic stop after a vehicle stopped on Highway 17, to allow bikes to cross, almost causing a multiple car accident.  Officer warned the out of town driver of the infraction.  Officer then sat on the trail and yelled at several other cars to proceed after attempting to stop to allow bikes to cross.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that has a storage unit in town, after he found his lock had been tampered with.  No entry had been made.  Officer will give the area extra patrol.

Officer responded to a civil dispute, everything turned out to be fine.

Officer received a call of possible water main break.  Officer observed some water on the road but not enough to equate to a water main break.

Officer assisted with a medical call on 9th St.

Officer received notice from DMPD the stolen truck from last night had been recovered in their jurisdiction.

6/25/20

Officer assisted a Madrid woman and her children after they got stranded on the bike trail just outside of town.

Officer responded to the city parking at the trail head for a vehicle unlock.

Officer received a complaint of fireworks being shot off every evening on the north side of town.

Officer received a complaint of a resident disputing the sale of a motorcycle.  Officer advised the issue was of civil nature and referred the resident to appropriate resources.

Officer responded to the 1800 block of 330th for a business alarm, outside the city limits.  Officer was requested by Boone County dispatch for mutual aid for BCSO.

Officer responded to the area of 100 block of North Water Street for a gas leak caused by construction workers.  Officer assisted in evacuating the area and kept scene clear until the issue was fixed.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of North Water for a gas leak.  Officer evacuated residents on the block and maintained perimeter until issue was resolved.

Officer responded to the Madrid Elementary School for a report of children on the roof.  Officer gained access to the roof.  No children were located.

6/26/20

Officer assisted with a vehicle unlock on W. 1st Street.

Officer responded to Dollar General for a shoplifting report.

6/27/20

Officer assisted with a medical call on Fairview Dr.

Officer unlocked a vehicle.

Officer responded to a parking complaint at 6th and State.

Officer responded to the 700 block of West 7th for fireworks.  City ordinance was explained to resident.

Officer responded to the 200 Block of West 7th Street, for a report of loud music.  Officer made contact and the music was turned off.

Officer responded to the 700 Block of E Second for a medical call.  Officer rendered first aid until EMS arrived.

6/28/20

Officer assisted with medical call at the Madrid gravel pits.

Officer picked up wanted subject from Dallas County.

Officer received a call from a subject who wasn’t sure where she was but had just hit a young deer, she wanted someone to look at the deer and possibly dispatch the animal, officer checked local area and could not find female or the deer.

MPD Blotter June 15 – June 21, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

06/15/20

Officer was dispatched to a careless driver northbound into town on Highway 17.  Caller stated that it was a road rage incident that led to one driver punching the window of another and the man almost being run over.  Officer stopped the vehicle and detained the subject until Polk County Deputies could arrive and handle the case because it occurred in their jurisdiction.

Officer received a call from a subject wanting to report a case from 15 years ago.  The caller called back later and stated that she had a mental episode and did not need to speak with police.

06/16/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a stolen welcome flag.  It was described as having ice cream logos on it. This is the 2nd flag that the owner had stolen in 2 years, and the thief took the time to unscrew the mount to steal it.  If located, please return to the Madrid Police Department.

Officer was dispatched to East 6th and Washington for a company that hit a gas line while it was digging.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil stand-by while he retrieved his property from a family members residence.

Officer received a call of a vender trying to sell Kirby Vacuum Cleaners without a permit.  Officer made contact with the subject at 22nd and North Water and asked him to leave the City until his business received the proper permit.

Officer responded to multiple reports of a reckless driver heading northbound on Hwy 17 in to Madrid.  Request was mutual aid from Polk County.  Officer located and stopped the suspect vehicle.  Polk County Sheriff’s Officer came and issued citations and impounded the vehicle.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call on Edgewood Lane.

06/17/20

Officer worked on paperwork on a past case and an officer sent up paperwork for three warrants on a subject.

Officer did a welfare check in the 100 block of Peterson Parkway.  Everything checked out OK. Subject was just having phone issues.

Officer returned a phone call to a Madrid resident needing information on the finger printing process for a job-related background check.

Officer spoke to a DCI agent and shared information on an on-going case.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a possible fraud case.  She stated that she was out of town but would stop in and share some information when she returned.  Officer spoke to the victim, who had someone try and withdraw funds from her PayPal account. No money was lost in the transaction.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a tree trimming company starting at 6:20am, behind their house.  They had already spoken to the boss and the work was done, so there should not be any other issues. 

Officer was dispatched to a lost child in the City.  Officer spoke to the parent and located the child and gave the child a ride home.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of Jonathan Drive for a report of unruly children.  Officer spoke with the parent regarding possible resources for the children.

06/18/20

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

Officer met with a city street department employee, who turned in a lost/found phone.  It can be claimed at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer responded to Meadow Estates reference a child welfare case there. Officer made contact with all parties involved and found one of the children’s guardians to be in need of mental help. Officer was able to get their spouse home from work and a grandparent to the residence as well. Officer will follow up and refer them to DHS.  

06/19/20

Officer gave traffic control at a gas leak, at 1st and Water after a company accidently hit a gas line.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference semi parking on his own property.

Officer sent information to an Army recruiter after receiving a request of information form.

Officer unlocked a vehicle.

Officer assisted with a medical call at the Meadow Estates.

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call. Later determined to be a resident of the Madrid Home that has dementia. He checked out OK.

Officer assisted with a medical call on North Locust.

06/20/20

Officer responded to the Madrid Home for a public assist.  Officer helped a resident with car troubles.

Officer responded to a report of a possible alcohol party with underage attendees. Officer found that everyone was of age.

Officer assisted with a medical call on South Water St.

Officer responded to a neighbor dispute at the N. County Line trailer park.

Officer responded to the police department reference a female in distress found walking along the Highway near the 210 boat ramp. Officer assisted her in contacting her boyfriend to come and get her.

6/21/20

Officer responded to the 500 block of South Main Street reference a family dispute. Police charged a Joel Jeffries with a simple assault and released him with a court date. 

MPD Blotter June 8 – June 14, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

06/08/20

Officer responded to the 500 block of West Eighth for a civil complaint.  Officer met with resident and explained why the issue was civil and suggested they contact an attorney.

Officer spoke to a property manager, who advised that they served a family in one of their units, and that the subjects were supposed to be out on Friday but were still there.  Officer will give the area extra patrol until they serve the civil paperwork for eviction.

06/09/20

Officer received a call from an out of town subject, asking questions about a no contact order with his wife.  Officer informed him that he needed to contact the clerk of court where he is from or contact his attorney, to receive information on this topic.

Officer responded to the area of Subway for a subject riding an ATV carelessly on public streets.  Officers located and spoke with the driver.  Driver was issued warnings for driving behaviors.

06/10/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who lives at Meadow Estates.  She stated that a neighbor informed her of a suspicious female that was around her home over the weekend.  Officer advised her to make sure that people call the Police when these things occur.

Officer responded to the 500 block of west North Street for a report of fireworks being set off.  Officer checked the area.  Unable to locate and fireworks.

Officer responded to the 600 block of East North street for a cat stuck in a tree.  Officer was able to safely get the animal down from the tree.

06/11/20

Officer was dispatched to call a Madrid resident back.  The caller was just wanting follow up information reference a past call for service.

Officer spoke to a Madrid mother reference an on-going DHS case and shared information on a subject involved.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 200 Block of West 21st Street.

Officer spoke to a subject about a possible stolen vehicle.  Crime occurred in Dallas County so dispatch informed her to contact that agency for report.

Officer assisted Dallas County with locating a missing person.

Officer responded to S. Water Street reference unusual activity by a person there.

Officer received a report of a vehicle following another motorist too closely.

06/12/20

Officer was called to a minor accident at the Casey’s Parking Lot. Mary Carpenter of Madrid was pulling her truck and trailer into the gas pumps.  She then backed up and struck a truck driven by Troy Simmer of Madrid.  No damage was reported to the trailer and an estimated $1000 damage was done to the truck. No injuries were reported.

Officer was dispatched to 21st and North Water Street, for a company that hit a gas line.  Officer stayed on scene till Black Hills Energy arrived on scene to fix the break.

Officer received a request for a past accident report from an insurance company.  Officer scanned and emailed the information after receiving payment.

Officer unlocked a vehicle at Casey’s.

Officer checked the welfare of a woman that hadn’t been heard from since Tuesday, she was OK.

06/13/20

Officer responded to the area of Dollar General for a report of unsafe equipment left at a work are by construction workers.  Officer arrived on scene.  Equipment had been removed prior to arrival.  No unsafe equipment found.

Officer responded to the bike trail parking lot for a vehicle unlock.  Officer was able to unlock vehicle successfully.

Officer checked on an Aliant substation after they had received an alarm. It was determined that two 6-year olds were playing nearby and set it off.

06/14/20

Officer unlocked a car on W. 7th Street.

Officer assisted a male with getting in contact with an emergency key holder for a local business.

 

MPD Blotter June 1 – June 7, 2020

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

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

06/01/20

Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of South Union, to speak with a caller reference a careless driver.  Officer spoke to the resident who stated over the weekend a loud car was driving fast by his house.  Officer spoke to the owner of the vehicle who agreed his car was loud but stated that he never went over the posted speed limit.

Officer answered questions from a Madrid resident, reference conceal carry classes and permit issuing.

Officer received a call from the Public Works Director, reference kids throwing rocks into the drainage canal on East 3rd Street.  Officer made contact with them and asked them to remove all the debris that was placed in the canal, in which they did.

Officer contacted a landlord and filled her in on what has been occurring at her apartment building the last 2 weeks with an out of control resident there.

Officer located two dogs in the 200 block of west 22nd.  Officer located the dog’s owners and returned them home.

Officer responded to an assault call in the 200 block of South State Street.  Officer’s arrested Alex Cellan of Red Oak, for felony assault causing injury, a class D felony.  He was transported to the Boone County Jail.  Also charged with the same crime was his juvenile son.  The juvenile was cited and released to his mother.  Deputy King of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the case. 

06/02/20

Officer returned a call to a past Madrid resident reference a junk vehicle.

Officer filled a request for a past accident report.

Officer spoke to the Public Works Director, reference someone building a dam, in the drainage canal, between 21st and 22nd.  Officer will attempt to locate the subjects and give them a warning to not impede the water flow of the canal.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who reported Mediacom accidentally installed a box on the side of his house and then removed it, after realizing that they must have had the wrong address.  The box left 4 screw holes in his home that he wanted fixed.  Officer instructed him to contact Mediacom and file the report with them and to call back if he needed any assistance.

06/03/20

Officer was dispatched to an emergency medical call in the 400 block of Newton Road.

Officer was dispatched to relay a message to a family member from the Boone County Ambulance.

Officer was dispatched to a careless driver Northbound on Highway 17.  Officer located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.  All paperwork and the driver checked out OK.

Officer was dispatched to a medical call in the 800 block of East North Street.

Officer responded to 400 block of West 1st for a resident yelling from her property.  Officer stopped and spoke with subject.  She was intoxicated and grieving the loss of her son.  Officer processed with the subject.  She calmed down and went inside for the night.

06/04/20

Officers provided extra patrol reference suspicious activity at Meadow Estates.

Officer responded to a report of a person having a mental breakdown. Officer worked with family members to get her some help.

Officer responded to the 600 block of E. 2nd Street reference a suspicious vehicle.

Officer assisted a woman in replacing a smoke detector battery on Peterson Parkway.

Officer attempted to serve an arrest warrant. Subject was not home, message left with roommate for him to contact us.

Officer attempted to locate a person that had to be served civil paperwork. Subject has since moved without leaving a forwarding address, believed to be out of state.

06/05/20

Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of East 9th Street for an unwanted subject at an apartment there.  Officer arrived and found that the ex-boyfriend had kicked in the door and assaulted the female, before fleeing the scene.  The suspect also entered a second apartment in an attempt to get back to his ex-girlfriends’ apartment. Officer will be doing the paperwork and issuing a couple warrants for the out of town subject.

Officer followed up on a fraud case and spoke to the out of town victim.  Victim was updated on the case.

Officer was dispatched to a fire alarm at The Cedars.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue, to assist Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call.

Officer received a complaint of debris and nails on the sidewalk in the 100 block of West 2nd Street.  Officer contacted the property owner and asked him to clean the area up, in which he immediately did.

Officer received a complaint of people going to door to door, selling satellite service, with no vendor’s permits.  Officer made contact with all three males, gave them a warning for selling without getting a permit, and sent them on their way out of town.

Officer responded to the elementary school for an alarm.

06/06/20

Officer responded to a report of a careless driver northbound on Hwy 17 coming in to Madrid.  Officer located and stopped the suspect vehicle.  Driver was apparently normal, but advised he was tired.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 17 and Second Street.  No injuries.  Report made.

Officer responded to a Fire Alarm at the Madrid Home.  Faulty alarm no fire.

06/07/20

Officer received a report of 2 dogs running loose. One white and one brown. Officer was unable to locate and later found out the owner had picked them up.

Officer responded to Git N Go to collect some illegal drugs left behind in the public restroom.

 

MPD Blotter May 25 – May 31, 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

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

05/25/20

Officer received a complaint of a white Chrysler parked in the apartment parking lot at the museum for an extended period of time.  Property owners would like it checked on and to have the owners remove it.  Officer located the owner who stated that they would remove it today.  Officer checked at the end of shift and it was gone.

Officer spoke to an employee of the Madrid Car Wash who turned in a lost/found license plate.  Officer will attempt to locate the owner to return it.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who reported a baby deer in the Community Garden.  Officer checked on the fawn and found it to be brand new.  Officer informed the caller that the mother would hopefully be back for it.  Officer spoke to area residents so they were aware when they walked their dogs.

Officer received a complaint of a resident in the 100 block of South Union of his neighbor allowing her house cat to run the neighborhood. 

Officer responded to the 100 block of South Union for an incomplete 911 call.  Officer made contact with the family.  It was an accidental misdial.

Officer responded to the 800 block of East Second for a report of a tree branch down on power line.  Officer was able to safely remove the branch from the line. 

Officer responded to the 500 block of Milwaukee for a report of a wanted subject in the area and a possible violation of No Contact Order.  Officer attempted to locate subject.  UTL.

Officer responded to the 800 Block East North Street for a report of a domestic altercation.  Officer arrived on scene and mediated the dispute.  No assault occurred. 

05/26/20

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle that had been entered and items stolen out of it, in the 500 Block of East 1st Street.

Officer was dispatched to a fire alarm at the Madrid Home.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer spoke to a subject reference his daughter being scammed on the internet.  The victim lived in the county so the officer advised them that a Boone County Deputy would have to be contacted.

Officer assisted a Federal Background Agent, with a records check, for a past Madrid resident.

Officer followed up on a hit and run accident that occurred at Casey’s, a couple weeks ago.  Officer issued two citations to Brandi Wylie-Tully of Madrid for no insurance accident related and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

Officer performed a storm watch after a tornado touched down North of Waukee.

Officer responded to the Madrid Home for a fire alarm.  Officer was disregarded as the alarm was a false alarm.

Officer attempted to locate a wanted subject at various locations in the city.  Officer was UTL. 

05/27/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that reported that his company truck was entered sometime overnight and tools were stolen.  Vehicle was parked in the 500 block of West 1st Street.  Subject will get a list of all items stolen and make a formal report after he returns from work.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference his child almost wrecking his bike due to objects on the sidewalk in the 300 block of West 6th Street.  Officer will speak to the owner of the residence and have the sidewalk cleaned up.

Officer responded to the 200 block of South State Street for a report of a stolen bicycle.  Report taken.  Investigation continues.

Officer responded to the 200 block of South State street for a public assist.  Officer escorted a resident into her home so she could collect personal items.  Resident was in fear of a wanted/violent subject being in or around her home.  Subject was not located in the area.

Officer responded to the 800 Block of East North street for a medical assist.  Officer assisted EMS with a lift assist.

Officer responded to the 500 block of West First for a burglary to a motor vehicle.  Officer took report of miscellaneous tools stolen from a motor vehicle parked in the roadway.

Officer responded to the intersection of 6th and South State for a report of suspicious juveniles loitering.  Officer made contact with two juveniles.  They were off the roadway and causing no disturbance. 

05/28/20

Officer was called reference a suspicious person along the trail.  Officer made contact with the male downtown and spoke with him.  He was working on a downtown building.

Officer attended a zoom meeting reference Economic Development and Visioning Program.

Officer spoke to a Des Moines PD detective reference a hit and run accident in his city.  Officer made contact with the owners who provided proof of sale of the vehicle to a Des Moines resident back in April.  Officer passed on the info to the detective.

Officer spoke to a subject in the 500 block of West 2nd Street reference needing to mow.

Officer left a message for a Madrid resident on North Market Street, reference mowing his rental property on East 2nd Street and removing some appliances and debris from the alley behind his residence.

Officer responded to a vehicle unlock call on N. Market St.

Officer responded to a report of several car burglaries in progress. Officer located two juveniles suspected of the offenses. The suspect’s parents were notified and they were referred to juvenile court services.   

05/29/20

Officer was dispatched to a general fire alarm at the Madrid Home. Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer finger printed (3) Madrid residents for job related/coaching background checks.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident reference his son’s dog possibly being out.  Officer located the dog, that was in the yard, and put it back into the fenced in backyard.

Officer responded to the Green Street apartments reference a found firearm.

Officer cited two juveniles with multiple car burglaries and curfew violation.

Officer responded to the 600 block of S. Green Street reference a vicious dog in the area. Officer located the dog and its owner. Remedies were discussed on how to stop the animal from getting away in the future.

Officer responded to the 400 block of E. 2nd Street reference criminal mischief. Officer identified a possible suspect as a juvenile and discipline will be handled at home.  

05/30/20

Officer responded to the 1400 block of 325th Street in the county for a single-car vs deer accident.  Officer was requested to assist by Boone County as deputy was on another call.  Officer provided assistance to motorist until deputy arrived.  Officer removed deceased animal from roadway.

Officer assisted a woman after she heard unusual noises in the attic. Officer checked the attic and found everything to be ok.

Officer followed up on a burning complaint.

Officer responded to S. Union Street reference a small child entering someone else’s house. The officer located his residence and brought him home. It was determined that he snuck out while his mother was asleep.  

05/31/20

Officer met with a citizen that had picked up a dog that was running at large.  Officer located the owner and returned the dog.

Officer responded to Brody Lane reference an issue with a neighbor that vacated the property.

Officer spoke with a man reference a neighbor issue.