Archive for Police Reports

MPD Blotter November 4 – November 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

policedept@madridiowa.org

11/04/19

Officer was dispatched to the 600 Block of North Kennedy Avenue, for a fire alarm.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer was called to the city shed by Public Works reference a dog running at large.  Animal was captured and posted online after a call was made to the Boone County Humane Society.  Officer was able to locate the owner and met them at the city shed, where they picked up the dog.

Officer spoke to a county resident reference two large dogs running by the city dump and around that area.  One subject was able to catch them and called the owners number that was on the tags, which also lived in the county.

Officers conducted several interviews on an on-going case.

Officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of North Water Street.  Officer made contact with driver.  Driver was parked to listen to music.  No criminal activity.

11/05/19

While doing school patrol, a juvenile informed an officer of a possible fence on fire on Little Street.  Officer located the fire and found it to be contained and just had the illusion that the fence was on fire.

Officer received a call from a concerned mother of a Madrid juvenile who reported that she was informed that her child had snuck out of the house last night.  Officer interviewed another juvenile who confirmed the juvenile showed up at his place and then went back home in the middle of the night.  Officer called the mother back, and reported his findings.

Officers responded to a report of road rage.  Two vehicles northbound coming into City.  At-fault driver was located and stopped.

Officer conducted a traffic stop at Kennedy and E 22nd.  Equipment warning issued.

Officer responded to a fire alarm at the Cedars.  Smoke alarm activated by burned popcorn in microwave.  Alarm reset.

11/06/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 300 Block of South Cedar Street.

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s, where he performed a vehicle unlock.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.

11/07/19

Officer initiated a traffic stop on Highway 17, just North of town.  The vehicle passed a row of 5 vehicles, traveling at a very high rate of speed and then had to cut a vehicle off to keep from striking another vehicle.

Officer was dispatched to the 200 Block of South State for a juvenile that was not following moms’ instructions.  The juvenile daughter was picked up by a male subject and left to an unknown location instead of the juvenile reporting to school.  Officer checked several areas but was unable to locate the juvenile.

Officer received a call of a stolen lawn mower, in the 500 Block of South Main Street.  The officer received a second call from the owner, stating that he located it, and that he forgot that he had already put it away for the winter in the garage.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who reported that he lost his wedding ring last night, after his vehicle had broken down.  Officer assisted the owner in retracing his steps from last night.  The owner called back later in the day and reported that it was located at home.

11/08/19

Officer assisted Boone County Ambulance in the 300 Block of South Cedar Street on a lift assist.

Officer followed up on two junk vehicles that the owner was spoken to about on County Line Road.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident, reference a phone scam.  Officer met with the caller and spoke to the scammer on the phone.  The subject laughed and hung up.  Subject did not receive any further calls.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident, who reported a hit and run on his vehicle, parked in the 700 block of East 6th street.  Officer collected evidence from the scene.  Officer left a business card on a neighbor’s door, because it appears from the scene, that the vehicle that struck it backed out of that driveway.

11/09/19

Officer responded to the 300 block of E 1st regarding possible criminal mischief.  After a short investigation it is believed that everything is OK.

Officer met up with another officer to retrieve recovered stolen property.

Officer met with a subject at Tiger Bowl reference questions he had regarding a workplace incident.

Officer unlocked a vehicle at Casey’s.

11/10/19

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 100 block of S Water St.

Officer received a phone call about a child custody issue.  Officer advised their issue is a civil issue that needs to be worked out by the parents.

Officer returned recovered stolen property to its owner.

Officer responded to Zook Spur Road immediately outside of city limits after Dallas County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance with a single vehicle roll-over accident there. The vehicle was found unoccupied but the officer located the driver at his residence in town and he was ok.

 

MPD Blotter October 28 – November 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

Policedept@madridiowa.org

10/28/19

Officer was contacted by a Madrid resident, who needed assistance getting an item to her daughter at the high school.  The resident was home with other children and could not break away.  Officer picked up the item and transported it to the high school.

Officer spoke to high school staff, reference students squealing tires and driving carelessly, in the parking lot and leaving school.  Officer will give the area extra patrol around these times.

Officer met with elementary school staff, reference a plan to re-open Main Street this week.  Information will be posted and sent out to all the parents reference this meeting.

Officer spoke to two Madrid residents and was given information from the vehicle thefts and break-ins, from over the weekend.  Officer took an additional report of property stolen out of one vehicle.

Officer was dispatched to the Madrid Home for a general fire alarm.  Officer made contact with employees and found out that it was a false alarm and just a cooking issue in one of the assisted living apartments.

Officer traveled to Adel and interviewed a subject that was in the Dallas County Jail.  Officer followed up with several victims in this on-going case from over the weekend as well.

Officer received a call from Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, reference a subject coming in to report an injury, received in an incident, on Saturday night, in the City of Madrid.  Officer returned a call to the subject and left a message.  The reporting nurse stated that he did not wish to be a victim but that they needed to report it to local police, per policy.

10/29/19

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.

Officer spoke to a victim of a crime reported over the weekend, who had some questions on his case.  Officer referred him to Dallas County since the charges and arrest occurred there.

Officer received a call from a County resident wanting a welfare check done on a resident in the 900 block of South Kennedy.  Officer was unable to locate the subject.  Caller called back a short time later and stated that she got ahold of her.

Officer spoke to an agent with the FBI, who gave information on a tip that they received.

Officer met with a Madrid resident, who turned in a lost/found wallet, that was located on Highway 17.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a complaint about a residence, at 22nd and Main Street.  Officer called the owner of the property, and left a message, needing a call back with planned clean-up information.

Officer responded to Jonathan Drive reference a medical situation.

Officer took a report of harassment and trespassing. Officer attempted to make contact with the suspect, however there was no answer or return call.

Officer cited two juveniles into court for curfew violations.

Officer responded to the elementary playground for some bullying taking place there. Officer spoke with the subjects involved and also with the parent of a juvenile regarding the incident. Officer passed along information to the high school administration as well.  

10/30/19

Officer received a call from the Public Works Director.  A new sidewalk was poured on the West side of the elementary school, and a kid had ridden his bike through it, on early out day.  Officer called the concrete company who immediately returned and fixed the accident without issue.

Officers interviewed a possible witness in an on-going criminal case.

Officer shared information with a Polk County detective, reference an on-going case. 

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference issues that she is having with other parents, dealing with a juvenile relationship.

Officer took part in Halloween festivities and met with many Madrid juveniles, and went over safety issues from looking both ways to cross the street to stranger danger.

10/31/19

Officer sent updated reports to a Polk County detective, on an on-going joint investigation.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who complained about a parking issue, on Little Street.  Main Street is opening back up, so the Officer explained that the situation should fix itself, but that it would be watched and the owner spoke to if needed.  

Officer was called to the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue, for a 3-year-old that had walked out of a residence.  Officer arrived and found the young man safe at home, he was hiding and eating snacks.

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

Officer took a report of harassment

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on two medical calls in the City.

Officer responded to car vs deer on Hwy 17.  No report taken.

11/01/19

Officer spoke to a property owner at 22nd and Main, reference clean-up of a property.

Officer did a back-ground check for a federal investigator.

Officer spoke to a Madrid landlord reference a possible tenant.  Officer did a back-ground on Iowa Courts Online, and gave the report to the landlord.

Officer met with high school staff and students and gave them a tour of the Police Department along with a job shadow experience.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 300 block of South Cedar Street.

Officer was informed by dispatch of a Madrid resident, that left the Boone County Dump, without paying the service fee.  Officer located the subject, who had just made his first trip and had no idea that there was a fee, and informed him to call and make arrangements for payment.

Officer received a call from a subject involved in a car/deer accident last night.  They stated that when they got home, they realized that their front plate was missing.  An officer went out in the rain and found the plate in the field, and called the owner to come to the PD and pick it up.

11/02/19

Officer responded to the 500 Block of Milwaukee for a business burglary alarm.  Employee error.  Set off by mistake.  Employee reset alarm.

Police, fire and rescue departments gave the winning cross-country track team an escort into town.  

11/03/19

Officer assisted Madrid Rescue/Boone Co. Ambulance with an emergent medical in the 500 block of S. Union.

Officer responded to Casey’s for a hold-up alarm.  False alarm, accidentally set off by an employee.

Officer unlocked a vehicle for a resident in the 200 block of E. 8th Street.

Officer received info from a concerned resident of something that she had seen on Snapchat Maps.  Info was of an incident that may have occurred in Boone.  Info passed on to Boone PD to look into.

MPD Blotter October 21 – October 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

policedept@madridiowa.org

10/21/19

Officer forwarded arrest information, on two local juveniles, charged with curfew over the weekend, to juvenile court services.

Officer had a meeting with the City Attorney, and went over a records request, and sent out a second response, after the Madrid resident, requested additional information.

Officer assisted the elementary school staff, with teaching ALICE/Stranger Danger awareness and safety, to all ages, at the elementary school.

Officer assisted high school staff with a student that had left the grounds.  Officer located the juvenile and returned him to the high school.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who received a call on his cell phone threatening him about having a warrant.  The number that came up on his cell phone was the actual number of the police department, which was added on the computer, from the subject doing the scam.  REMINDER: If you have a warrant out for your arrest, the Madrid Police Department will not call and warn you or ask you to send money to an over-seas account to clear it.

Officer returned a phone call regarding a found wallet.  Arranged for owner to come to PD to pick up.  Wallet was returned to the owner.

Officer returned a phone call regarding a subject wishing to have an ex-boyfriend advised not to come to her residence.  Officer called the ex-boyfriend and made him aware.

Office provided a vehicle unlock in front of the laundromat.

Officer returned a phone call to a resident regarding harassment. Spoke to the subject and advised the matter was a civil issue.

10/22/19

Officer had a phone meeting with the Emergency Management Coordinator, reference upcoming training.

Officer received two calls from Madrid residents who made complaints about receiving scam phone calls.  One claimed they won a large sum of money in the lottery and another claimed to be Social Security.  REMINDER: Never give your personal information out to strangers over the phone.

Officer responded to the Madrid Public Library for a juvenile dispute.  Dispute resolved.

10/23/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire Department, with several safety classes to the entire Elementary School along with local day care services.

Officer was called to the 200 Block of South State Street, for an unsafe building.  Public Works Director was informed also. Owner was contacted.

Officer ran a background check for a Federal Agent.

Officer was dispatched to the Madrid Clinic for a couple arguing.  Officer made contact with the couple who admitted to yelling profanities at each other.  The young couple hugged and apologized for making a scene in public. 

10/24/19

Officer called in an ATV affidavit for a trade in from Vanwall.

Officer responded to 800 block of East 8th for a medical assist.  Provided lift assistance for EMS.

10/25/19

Officer responded to the Madrid Elementary School for a dog bite.  Dog had current rabies vaccination and the incident was turned over to Boone County Humane Society for follow-up.

Officer provided a funeral escort for Iles Funeral Home.

Officer assisted Rescue and ambulance with a combative resident at the Madrid Home.

Officer took a report of a barking dog on N. State Street.

10/26/19

Officer received several drop offs for the Drug Drop Off program.  Officer visited with DEA Agent regarding the success of the program.

Officer assisted Polk County Sheriff’s Office with attempting to contact the owner of a vehicle involved in a crash near Polk City. The Officer made contact with the male by phone and advised him to contact Polk County.

Officer issued a parking violation warning on Maple Ridge Dr.

Officers took four reports of stolen vehicles from in town after two males stole a car from rural Dallas County and came to Madrid to commit multiple car burglaries and thefts. The suspects were caught after a pursuit ending near Granger. Several agencies are compiling charges at this time.

10/27/19

Officer responded to City State Bank for an alarm. Everything ok false alarm cleaning crew didn’t have proper code.

Madrid resident had a young boy show up at his residence and didn’t know where his home was. Officer spoke with child and took him and spoke with parents.

Officer took a report of stolen money from their vehicle in relation to previous evening’s activities.

Officer took a report of a stolen backpack in relation to last night’s events.

Officer checked on 911 hang-up calls, everything appeared ok.

Officer took a report of a dog bite on E. 1st Street. Officer took all relevant info and turned it over to the Boone County Humane Society.

MPD Blotter October 14 – October 20, 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

10/14/19
Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference extra patrol on a family members house, due to health issues.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 200 Block of South Cedar Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a vacation watch form, for an upcoming winter get away.

Officer returned a phone call and left a message, for a Madrid resident, who called reference two junk vehicles, on County Line Road.

Officer met with staff from Radar Tech, who certified all radar units in the patrol vehicles.

Officer responded to Meadow Estates for a fire set in the woods.  Officer was able to extinguish fire prior to Fire/EMS arrival.  No injuries or property damage occurred.

10/15/19

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident, requesting a call for service, that he made in 2017, reference someone in another state, stealing his identity.

Officer performed a funeral procession.

Officer was dispatched to an out of control juvenile at the 600 block of West North Street.  Officer assisted with settling the juvenile down and spoke to the mother about options for assistance.

Officer spoke to a guardian of a Madrid juvenile about sneaking out last night.  Officer received permission to speak to the juvenile at the high school and warned him for curfew.

Officer spoke to another group of parents reference their children sneaking out last night.

Officer was called to the 400 Block of West 1st Street, for an unwanted subject at a residence.  Dispatch called back and stated that the male had left after the caller contacted police.

10/16/19

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

Officer was called to the High School, for possible criminal mischief to a vehicle.  Officer located no damage to the vehicle.

Officer was called to the 300 Block of South State Street, for kids being unsafe playing on the bridge.  Officer gave all kids present a safety speech before he cleared.

Officer relayed a message to a Madrid resident, in the 200 Block of North Main Street, for the Dayton Police Department.

Officer responded to a report of juveniles fighting in front of the Public Library.  Juveniles were spoken to and their respective parents were contact.  Both children left to go home.

10/17/19

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, with picking up her daughters’ phone, that was located on a find your phone app, after it was brought home from school, by another student.

Officer was dispatched to 21st and North Kennedy Ave, for a vehicle on fire.  Fire was put out.

Officer was called to the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue, for an unwanted male subject there.  Officer spoke to all subjects and the female ended up giving the male a ride back home to Kelley.

Madrid resident stopped in the P.D to inform officer her husband had been drinking and she was worried about her safety, she was going to stay with a relative in another town. Officer followed her out of town to make sure no one was following.

Officer inspected 2 ATV’s for a Madrid resident, and signed off on DNR registration paperwork.

Officer responded to a noise complaint at Green St Apartments parking lot, subject advised they will keep it down and were going inside.

10/18/19

Officer received a call of a vehicle blocking an alley, West of Dalander, in the 100 Block.  Officer made contact with the owner, who immediately moved it.

Officer met with a subject who donated (2) nice bikes to children that need them.  If your child is in need of a bike, please contact Chief Tasler to arrange a meeting.

Officer was dispatched to call a subject, staying at Ledges Park, reference a transaction issue that occurred at the Market of Madrid.

Officer followed up with a victim of a past crime, reported in the City.  Officer also followed up with a Detective from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, and exchanged information on the on-going case.  Officer emailed the County Attorney with the information learned to keep him up on the case.

Officer responded to N. Locust Street reference a domestic situation between mother and daughter. Officer referred the case to DHS for a follow up.

Officer responded to W. 2nd Street for a third-party report of a possible domestic situation between a woman and her foster child. Officer spoke with both parties involved and determined that an argument did occur, however things had settled down.

Officer responded to W. 1st Street for a report of an attempted abduction at the elementary playground. Upon arrival the Officer was informed by the reporting party that it was a false alarm.

Officer took a call of a reckless driver headed southbound out of town on 17. Officer referred the caller to Boone County Dispatch to notify the appropriate agencies.

Officer took a report of two bikes in a dumpster. Officer located the owner and got returned.

10/19/19

Officer responded to a domestic situation at the N. County Line Rd. trailer park. Officer determined that the couple was arguing over relationship problems and assisted them in talking through the issues.
 
 
10/20/19
Officer received a report of a suspicious person in the 200 block of E. 22nd St.  Officer located subject and talked with him.

Officer spoke to a female that was looking for the person in the above-mentioned call.  Officer helped her locate him and both left town.

Officer received report of an intrusion alarm at the Madrid High School.  Set off accidentally by the custodian.

Officer discovered an alarm going off on the generator at the Madrid Fire Dept.  Officer contacted an MFD Officer who came and silenced the alarm.

Officer spoke to a resident about who to contact about checking carbon dioxide level in a house.

Officer took a report of a dog bite. Officer made arrangements with the Boone County Humane Society, Dallas County Hospital and the owner of the dog to resolve the incident.

Officer stopped a vehicle for failing to stop. The driver was found to have an instruction permit only without a licensed driver in the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger were juveniles and out past curfew. Officer cited both with curfew violation and the driver was cited with failure to obey a traffic control device and violating conditions of a graduated license.

Officer followed up with the respective parents form the previous entry’s traffic stop.

MPD Blotter October 7 – October 12, 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

10/07/19

Officer spoke to the Public Works Director reference damage in Edgewood Park over the weekend again.  Staff continues to find garbage cans turned over and spread about along with damage to grass and property from vehicles driving where they are not supposed to.  Officer will be installing trail cams in different locations in the Park.  Anyone found to be doing damage to any City property will be criminally charged and trespassed from the property.

Officer served an owner of two junk vehicles on County Line Road.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer spoke to a victim of a past theft/fraud case, and asked for additional information, request by the Assistant Boone County Attorney.

Officer assisted a subject that his vehicle had broken down at Casey’s.  Officer gave the subject a ride to where he was going, in the City.

Officer spoke to a past Madrid resident, reference a case back in February of this year.  Subject requested a copy of the report.

Officer dispatched to 107 Jonathan Drive for a mother having trouble with out of control child, mother was given options and child was warned,

Officer performed traffic stop at 6th St and Kennedy.  Driver was given a verbal warning for a driving infraction.

Officer observed a group of juveniles sitting in the street on Green Street. They were advised to all go home.

 

10/08/19

Officer was called to the 300 Block of East 22nd Street, for a cat that was out of control, inside a residence.  Subject had just rescued the animal and it was not taking well.  Officer was able to catch the animal and place it in a pet carrier, so the owner could return it.

Officer was called to the 500 Block of West 5th Street, for a found dog.  Officer kept the animal all day and then called the Humane Society to get picked up, after he was not claimed.  Animal was too big to go into the City pens.  Officer located a chip in the dog, but after checking 4 different data-bases, no owner registration could be located.

Officer received information on a found knife on the bike trail.  Officer recovered the item and took it to the Police Department for safe keeping.

Officer was called to Edgewood Park for a really loud motorcycle, driving fast.  Caller stated it was out last night as well.  Officer was unable to locate it, but will keep an eye out.  While at the park, the Officer spoke to a group of kids, reference the on-going damage at the park and warned them of consequences for anyone that is caught doing damage.

Officers were contacted by dispatch, who reported that a stabbing victim was down at a Des Moines Hospital being treated for his wound.  A Des Moines Officer was speaking to him and it was found out that he lived in Madrid and that the crime occurred here in the 300 Block of North Union Street.  Two Officers responded to the scene and a third to the hospital.  The victim would not cooperate with the Officer, and give any information on what occurred.

 

10/09/19

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who received a scam phone call from a subject claiming to be with Social Security.  Subject did confirm some information to the caller.  Officer informed the subject to call his bank and credit card companies, to put a fraud watch on his accounts.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a call in the 200 Block of South Cedar Street.  Owner called when her CO2 detector started going off.  Fire department found no trace of CO2 and found the detector was right on the line for replacement.  Officer provided the owner with a new CO2 detector to keep her and her small child safe.

Officer responded to 100 block of South Cedar Street for a residential smoke alarm.  Assisted Fire department.  False alarm.

 

10/10/19

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, after she accidently locked herself out of her residence, on West 2nd Street.  Officer was able to gain entry for the owner.

Officer responded to the 500 Block of East 6th Street for a report of vandalism to a motor vehicle.

 

10/11/19

Officer responded to the Historical museum for an alarm.

Officer unlocked a vehicle at Casey’s

Officer responded to a report of an erratic driver, unable to make a case.

 

10/12/19

Officer provided a funeral escort.

Officer received a complaint from a citizen regarding speeding on Highway 17 coming into town on the south end.  Officer ran radar in the area.  No speeding violations occurred.

Officer responded to the 400 block of Southern Prairie for a vehicle unlock.

Officer responded to the 600 block of Brodie Lane to perform a welfare check on a juvenile reportedly having a mental health crisis. Officer determined that the subject no longer lived a that residence and was currently living in Boone. Officer assisted Boone Police in locating the person.

MPD Blotter September 30 – October 6, 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

 

09/30/19

Officer performed a traffic stop, at 1st and Main Street, for a vehicle that did not make a complete stop, for the cross-walk at the School.  Subject was warned for the infraction. 

Officer performed a traffic stop at Casey’s, for a vehicle speeding coming into town on Highway 210.  Subject was warned for the infraction.

Officer assisted DHS, with attempting to locate a subject, that they needed to follow-up with.  Officer was unable to locate but will continue to try and catch the subject home.

Officer received a request, from an insurance company, for a past accident report.  Officer mailed the report to them after receiving payment.

Officer received a complaint reference a property at 22nd and Main.  House is abandoned and the owner is supposed to be tearing it down.  Officer called the owner and asked about his building/demolition permit.  Owner stated that he was waiting for one thing from the State and he anticipated that work to be done within two weeks.

Officer received a call from a subject that was a mile East of the City on Highway 210.  The driver stated that he was involved in an accident and called in, but more than a half hour later, a Deputy had not shown up yet.  Officer contacted dispatch who stated a Deputy was enroute and was in Luther.

Officer made contact with (3) subjects going door to door without a vender’s license.  They worked for a siding company out of Grimes. Officer ran all ID’s and had them leave the City after explaining the process of obtaining a permit.

Officer made contact with a female at 3rd and Market, riding a mini-bike.  Officer gave the subject a warning for it not being street legal so it could not be ridden on the roadway.

 

10/01/19

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle speeding Southbound from Luther.  Officer stopped the vehicle and spoke to the driver, who reported the caller was the one that caused the careless driving issue.

Officer assisted DHS with an on-going case, dealing with a Madrid resident.

Officer received a call from dispatch, reference assisting West Des Moines PD, with locating a subject who lives in Madrid.  Officer stopped several times at the residence on County Line Road, but was unable to locate him.

Officer spoke to two Madrid parents of high school students, about some information learned about kids sneaking out and possibly using vape products. 

 

10/02/19

Officer spoke with DHS Staff, reference two cases and forwarded them information on both.

Officer received a complaint of a dog running at large in the 800 block of South Union Street.  Officer was unable to locate the animal.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident, who reported he received a strange, threatening voice message, from an unknown number.  The subject did not know if it was a wrong number or not.  Officer called the number and left a voice mail giving them a harassment warning.

 Officer responded to Jonathan Drive for a child welfare check.  Child was ok.

Officer attempted to locate an infant child on a DHS pick-up order.  UTL

Officer attempted to serve an arrest warrant UTL.

 

10/03/19

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

Officer spoke with Elementary School Staff reference teaching at safety week at the end of October.

Officer returned a call to a building contractor, and received additional information on a house that was torn down at 22nd and Main Street.

 

Officer met with a subject at the PD, that found a dog running by the Madrid Home.  The owner called at the same time and came and picked him up.

Officer assisted with an emergency medical call in the 700 Block of East 2nd Street.

Officer assisted DHS, on a child removal, in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.

Officer arrested Richard Keller, in the 900 Block of South Kennedy, on a Cerro Gordo County warrant, for failure to pay child support.  Officer transported the male, to the Boone County Jail, where he was turned over to jail staff.

Officer responded to assist the fire department with a report of a gas smell in a house in the 800 block of E. 2nd Street.

Officer received a report of an alarm at the fire station. Officer passed along information to the appropriate personnel.

 

10/04/19

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle unlock at Git N’ Go.  Officer unlocked the vehicle without incident.

Officer followed up on a past felony case.  Officer received up to date information from both the bank involved, along with the victim, and passed it all onto the County Attorney.

Officer was called to the 200 Block of South Kennedy Avenue, after a business owner locked herself out of the building.  Officer was able to assist her by gaining entry.

 

 10/5/19

Officer attempted to locate a gas drive-off from the Slater Casey’s, mutual aid for Story County.  UTL.

Officer followed up on a sex abuse investigation.

 

10/6/19

Officer performed a welfare check on N. Market Street.

MPD Blotter September 23 – September 28, 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

 

09/23/19

Officer was dispatched to the 200 Block of South State, for an alarm going off in the business.  Officer made contact with the owner, who accidently set it off, while doing some maintenance work.

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s for a fake $100 bill taken in, over the weekend.  The bill was printed on a $10 that was washed and copied over.  Officer took the bill around to several local businesses and warned them to be on the lookout.

Officer made a call for service for damage done to the fence, around the tennis court, at Edgewood Park.  The damage is on the west side and appears that a vehicle struck it sometime within the last few weeks.  Anyone with information on this damage, please contact the Chief of Police.

 

09/24/19

Officer was dispatched to an alarm at Casey’s.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference receiving two scam calls from Social Security.  The subject did not give any personal information and just simply hung up.

 

09/25/19

Officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle at 3rd and Highway 17.  Officer saw the vehicle stop on the traveled portion and allow bikes to cross, which almost caused an accident on the Highway.  The driver was from Kansas and did not know Iowa law.  Driver was warned for the infraction.

Officer returned a call to an insurance company, and shared information on a past accident report, that occurred in the city limits.

Officer assisted elementary school staff, with speaking with a parent, that they had some concerns about.

Officer spoke with s DHS case worker and shared information about a Madrid area family.

Officer spoke to staff at the Madrid Tiger Bowl, reference two lengthy parked vehicles in parking lot.  Officer will follow-up with the owners, and see that they are removed.

Officer followed up on (2) cases from Casey’s General Store.  Officer contacted Hy-Vee Loss Prevention to get information about a loyalty number on a receipt to try and identify the owner.

Officer was called to the Library for kids acting inappropriate.  Officer spoke to a group of children on actions and how to act around ladies.

Officer took a burglary report in the 400 Block of West 22nd Street.  No suspects at this time.

Officer responded to Edgewood Park for a report of a vehicle driving carelessly through the park.  UTL.

 

09/26/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with a medical call, at the Madrid Home, assisted living apartments.

Officer received a request from an insurance company, for a past accident report.  Officer mailed the information that was requested.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference her juvenile daughter sneaking out at night.  Officer received a name of a student where the juvenile was sneaking out to. Officer will contact the parents of that student and fill them in on the information.

Officer was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident, in the high school parking lot, between two students.

Officer received a report of two dogs running in the 700 Block of West 2nd Street.  Officer left a message for the owner that was on one of the dog’s tags.  Owner came shortly after and picked up the dogs.

Officer received a report of a missing dog from West 8th Street.  Officer received information later that the animal had been found and returned to its owner.

 

09/27/19

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident, reference disposing of an expired fire extinguisher.  Officer gave them the contact information for the company that does work for the City.

Officer received a call and listened to a past Madrid resident having some issues and had questions.  Officer answered the questions to the best of his ability, but passed her on to the department where she is currently living.

Officer met with a Madrid resident and collected medications for the drug drop off program.

Officer received a set of lost/found keys that were located in the 300 Block of North Main Street.

Officer received a call of a vehicle that backed into the restaurant at 605 Kennedy. There was no damage to the building. Witnesses believed the drivers may be intoxicated and were last seen heading north on Hwy 17. Officer made other agencies aware to be on the lookout for the suspect vehicle. Vehicle was believed to be occupied by 2 males and 2 females all in their early 20’s.

 

09/28/19

Officer provided a funeral escort from the Catholic Church.

Officer responded to the Meadow Estates park reference an out of control 12-year-old. Officer and guardians spoke with the young man and he settled down.

Officer took an informational report only about a teen out past his curfew.

Officer spoke with a resident regarding finding a stray cat. Officer informed her that the city does not have the capacity at this time to house cats, however we are working with the Humane Society to address the feral cat problem in town.

Officer picked up and disposed of roadkill near the traffic light, believed to be a feral cat.

MPD Blotter September 16 – September 22, 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

09/16/19

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident on Washington Street, reference his neighbor’s dogs barking at night and on weekends.  Officer will make contact with the owners of the dogs and try and assist the neighbor with some peace and quiet.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference her ex-boyfriend stealing with several different Wal-Mart stores, in the past month.  Officer will pass on the info to the other agencies for them to follow-up, since he does not live in town and committed no crime in the City.

Officer finger printed a Madrid resident, for a job related back-ground check, at a local child care service.

Officer received a call from the Madrid Schools Transportation Director, who made a complaint about some kids playing too close to the bus stop on Friday.  Officer spoke to the elementary school staff and the three kids involved and gave them a safety speech.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an emergency medical call in the 700 Block of East 2nd Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil stand-by for this upcoming weekend.  Due to the property in question being in the County, the Officer gave her the number to the Sheriff’s Office.

Officer followed up on a theft from the Madrid Laundromat, that occurred on September 1st.  Officer charged a Madrid juvenile for theft 5th, after interviewing several juveniles and watching the surveillance video of the crime in progress.

09/17/19

Officer was dispatched to the 900 Block of State Street for a fire alarm.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer returned a call to a County resident reference the ATV Ordinance in the City and questions on the most direct routes.

Officer was called to a vehicle unlock at Casey’s.

Officer responded to a noise/civil complaint in the 200 Block of South State Street.

09/18/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an emergency medical call at the Madrid Home.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 100 Block of North State Street.

Officer met with school staff and went over the Emergency Operations Plan.

Officer assisted a Madrid landlord, with doing back-ground checks on (4) possible future tenants.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, after receiving a request from a landlord, to have some tall weeks cut, that were affecting his tenants.  The owner cleaned up the property immediately.

Officer Responded to an incomplete 911 call at the Cedars.  Everything checked out ok.  Having problems with their phone system.

Officer responded to the 300 Block of North Water for a welfare check on a juvenile.  Juvenile was home safe and sound.

09/19/19

Officer received a call from a staff member at the Polk County Attorney’s Office, who requested information on a stolen motorcycle case, that they had recovered and charged a suspect in.  Officer forwarded her the information.

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s for an accident in the parking lot.  A SUV pulling a camper trailer driven by Gary Todd, of Waukee, was pulling through the parking lot and struck a parked car, causing minor damage.  Officer did an exchange of information for both owners.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a civil issue, dealing with a tree cutting company.

Officer was dispatched to a welfare check in the 300 Block of Grigsby Court, after a subject locked himself out of his residence.  Everything checked out OK.

A Madrid resident turned in a lost/found dog that was found running by the Post Office.  Officer located the owner when she came to City Hall. Officer had her license the animal so it could be identified if the animal gets away again.

09/20/19

Officer spoke to a school bus driver, who reported (2) vehicles driving through his stop sign, while taking kids home last night, after school.  Both vehicles were caught on bus video.  Driver was able to get a license plate on a vehicle described as a light blue Volkswagen Beetle.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference items being stolen from his residence.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, at the Laundromat, with an equipment issue.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident in the 800 Block of East 1st Street, reference stray cats in the neighborhood, coming from County Line Road Trailer Park.  Officer stated that he would contact the Humane Society and check on options and also informed them of the S/N program that was going to be started in the City, with that area being the first contact area.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 300 Block of North Locust Street.

Officer performed a funeral escort.

Officer met with a Madrid juvenile and his father and issued him a citation from a previous case.  Officer sent the information up to Juvenile Court Services.

Officer returned a phone call to a Madrid resident, reference a suspicious item that they found.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call at Casey’s.

Officer worked the home football game and then assisted with traffic control afterwards.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire with a smoke alarm going off on Peterson Parkway, false alarm.

Officer responded to the VFW reference a dispute over property. Officer assisted in agreement, retrieval, and turn-over of the items. During the argument many subjects from both sides of the disturbance made threats, ultimately everything was settled without violence and no one was charged criminally.
 
 
9/21/19

Officer responded to Jonathon Drive reference a subject seen wearing a clown outfit and carrying a bat. Officer spoke with witnesses and neighbors and determined that the subject was a boy walking around the neighborhood with a goofy wig, and had no nefarious intent.

Officers attempted to locate a reckless driver; however, the caller was confused on their location, sending responding units to the opposite end of town.  When they gave an updated location, they were already well out of the city limits.

Officer responded to a two vehicle, property damage only accident at the corner of 21st and Kennedy. A vehicle turning into the Madrid Market parking lot from Kennedy Ave. took the corner wide and swiped against a vehicle stopped at the stop sign.  There was minor damage to both vehicles, officer assisted with information exchange at the scene.
 
9/22/19

Officer responded to a trailer at Meadow Estates to assist medical personnel with a woman in labor.

MPD Blotter September 9 – September 15, 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 

09/09/19

Officer received a call of a lost dog.  Shortly after receiving the call, a city worker called it in, in the 100 Block of Maple Ridge.  Officer called the owner back and left a message for them to respond to the area.

Officer sent a follow up email to a Madrid resident, who made a complaint over the Labor Day Celebration, of an ATV riding on Highway 210/17.  Officer did an investigation and found it to be staff needing to go to Casey’s to get items for vendors downtown.  The subject was addressed in the open council meeting about the subject as well, but the Officer followed up with the complainant, after she sent another email asking why her complaint did not make the blotter.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident on Southern Prairie Drive, reference issues he is having with the neighbor’s dog, trying to jump the fence, to get into his back yard, where he has two small dogs.

Officer received a request for a copy of an accident report from an insurance company representing one of the drivers. Officer mailed the report after receiving payment.

Officer did a back-ground check on a county resident, just outside city limits, for a Federal Investigator.

Officer responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of South Green Street.  Officer arrested Kevin Johns for domestic assault.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident who returned home from vacation, to find his water shut off.  The City posted the wrong residence and turned off the water.  Officer called a City water employee who went out and turned the water back on for the resident.

09/10/19

Officer followed-up on a domestic arrest from the previous night.

Officer was called to the alley behind VFW for a utility pole that just fell.  Officer called out City Works to place barricades up to block the alley and 3rd Street.  Officer had dispatch contact Alliant Energy, phone, and cable companies to advise them.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 400 Block of North Water Street.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue and Boone County Ambulance, with a lift assist on a medical call, in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

09/11/19

Officer spoke to a Story County DHS worker reference a past Madrid resident.  Officer forwarded her past calls for service dealing with the subject.

Officer spoke to a Madrid mother reference her 14-year-old daughter drinking at her dad’s house this past weekend.  Officer gave her the number for the Boone Police Department to speak with them on the issue.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a scooter that he bought and then found the title was from 2011.  Officer explained the options to have the title brought up to date to license.

Officer assisted a young man with a flat tire on his bike at the library.  It was determined that the tube had been popped and was not able to be fixed there, so the Officer loaded the bike and young man up and took him home.

Officer responded to the 600 block Maverick lane for a juvenile having mental health issues.  Assisted EMS.  Juvenile referred to Blank Children’s Hospital.

09/12/19

Officer assisted a Madrid High School student, with giving them a ride from the elementary school to the high school, after missing the bus, due to over-sleeping.

Officer met with the Public Works Director, and made plans to change locations and add both stop and yield signs, throughout the City.

Officer spoke to the owner of the Laundromat, who had video of juveniles committing a theft, over the Labor Day Celebration.  Officer was able to identify the subjects off of the video.  Theft charges are pending in this case.

Officer returned a phone call, to a Madrid resident, after they left a message with City Hall Staff.

Officer took a report of a vehicle driving too fast through a residential neighborhood. Officer was unable to locate the described vehicle.

09/13/19

Officer and City Officials tested the new Emergency Siren.

Officer followed up on a theft from the Madrid Laundromat.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a possible theft.
 

09/14/19

Officer received a call about a neighborhood issue that is ongoing.

Officer performed a traffic stop Hwy 210 and County Line Road. Driver was warned for the infraction.

9/15/19

Officer responded to a down power line on fire in the 600 Block of West 5th.  Assisted Fire Department and Power company called.

Officer responded to a vehicle unlock at the Madrid Home

Officer responded to a report of vandalism (T-Ping).  Homeowner found who had done it prior to arrival and did not want to pursue investigation.

Officer received a call of two dogs got away from home.

Officer received a call about a suspicious vehicle, Officer checked vehicle everything ok

MPD Blotter September 2 – September 8, 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

09/02/19

Officer assisted Labor Day staff with moving cars off of the parade route.

Officer was dispatched to a call of dispute at 1st and State.  Officer spoke with the residents and advised a solution for the remainder of the Labor Day Celebration.

Officer was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident, in the 100 Block of South Kennedy Ave.  Officer did a vehicle exchange of information for both drivers.

Officer took a report of two run-away children from Ames.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock for a resident at Edgewood Park.

09/03/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Boone Co. Ambulance with an emergent medical call at Madrid Home.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Boone Co. Ambulance with a medical call in the 600 block of S. Green street.

Officer released bike that was impounded on Sept 1st during the car show.

Officer fingerprinted a resident for an employment background check.

Officer assisted in issuing a gas voucher to a subject for the Evangelical Free Church.

Officer spoke to a resident about a civil matter.

09/05/19

Officer received information of a recovered stolen vehicle. Officer attempted to call the owner but could not reach him on the phone. Officer attempted to locate the owner at his residence with no luck. Vehicle was taken to Central Iowa Towing in Ames.

Officer received a call from a resident about kittens under her porch. Officer called Boone County Animal Rescue and left a message waiting for return call.

Officer spoke with Madrid resident about ongoing land dispute between neighbors.

Officer responded to a residence on Jonathon Drive reference a family dispute.

09/06/19

Officer followed up with the towing company reference a previous recovered stolen vehicle case.

Officer assisted a subject regarding a food/fuel voucher from the E-free church.
 
09/07/19

Officer attended City Council meeting.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 300 Block of North Walnut.  No injuries.

Officer took an informational report regarding juvenile behavior, per DHS request.

Officer responded to a medical call in 500 Block of Kingman.  Officer assisted EMS.

09/08/19

Officer was requested for a civil stand-by in the 300 block of N. Water Street.

Officer fingerprinted a resident for a real estate license background check.

Officer followed up on a domestic call from last week.

Officer worked with a resident reference family issues and an unwanted subject at the residence. Officer issued a trespassing warning to them.