Archive for Police Reports

MPD Blotter May 18 – May 24, 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

05/18/20

Officer met the Emergency Management Coordinator in Boone and loaded up supplies.  Officer dropped off the medical supplies to both Cedar’s and the Madrid Home.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident needing information on a local business.  

Officer received a complaint of a fire hydrant leaking at 3rd and State.  Officer passed on the information to public works.

Officer received a call from a postal employee that got bit by a dog while on her route in the 500 block of South Market. Officer called the Boone Area Humane Society and gave them the information.  

05/19/20

Officer spoke to a past Madrid resident in the 600 block of South Union Street reference a junk vehicle and the yard needing mowed.  She stated that the house was no longer owned by her and that she was unable to mow.  Officer informed her that the City would mow the yard and access the cost to the property taxes.  She stated that was fine and also gave permission to have the vehicle towed.

Officer gave traffic control for the Madrid Fire Department, to clean out the bridge on East 1st Street.

Officer met with postal staff and followed up on a dog bite from yesterday and gave them a copy of the call for service for their records.

Officer attempted to serve an arrest warrant in the 200 block of South Greene St.  Subject was located but extradition was denied.

Officer responded to the area of East Second and Cedar Street for a report of motorcycles driving carelessly.  Officer responded to the area but was unable to locate described bikes.

Officer responded to the Madrid High School for an alarm.  Building was checked.  No open doors located.  Alarm was deactivated and reset by keyholder.

Officer responded to an altercation at the intersection of Madison and East Second St.  Altercation was verbal only between mother and son.  Officer mediated and counseled the situation. 

05/20/20

Officer responded to the 200 block of E. Second Street for suspicious activity.

Officer responded to the 100 block of Jonathan Drive for a juvenile problem. 

5/21/20

Officer assisted Ankeny Police Department with an arrest of a Madrid resident on domestic related charges from their city. Officer transported the male to Polk City for the prisoner exchange.

Officer followed up with a dog bite case for the humane society.  

5/22/20

Officer assisted BCH with a lift assist medical call in the 800 block of E. 8th Street.

Officer returned a phone call about child custody issues.

Officer arrested a suspect for OWI 1st, while performing field sobriety tests the suspect fled on foot and was later apprehended a few blocks away from the original stop. 

5/23/20

Officer took a report from a male regarding property that his ex-girlfriend was refusing to return. The officer explained that it was a civil issue but agreed to speak with her as an intermediary between them. The ex-girlfriend stated that she did not want the property and advised that she would happily return it.

Officer followed up with a dog bite case.

5/24/20

Officer unlocked a vehicle in the 300 block of N. Main Street.

Officer passed along paperwork from the humane society to a resident that did not have another way to retrieve it.

Officer issued a citation for careless driving.

MPD Blotter May 11 – May 17, 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

05/11/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil order that he received to vacate his home by the following day, by the Boone County Sheriff.  Subject stated that his home was paid for and that he held the deed so he had no idea what the order was for.  Officer instructed him to contact a civil property attorney to get information on the order. 

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 100 block of West 2nd Street.

Officer met the Emergency Management Coordinator in Boone and picked up supplies needed in Madrid and dropped them off to both Cedars and the Madrid Home.

Officer left business cards in (4) doors to remind citizens that they needed to mow their yards.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of Jonathan Dr for a possible violation of no contact order.  Caller did not have an NCO on file.  Further investigation required.

Officer responded to the 500 Block of East Second for a report of harassing texts.  Officer spoke to caller and messenger about a possible civil issue being resolved through the courts. 

Officer responded to the 400 block of South Market for an incomplete 911 call.  Call was placed accidently by a 5-year-old.  Officer made contact with the family.  All were well. 

05/12/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference her daughter being bullied at the Madrid Laundromat, by other juveniles.  Officer instructed the caller to have her child walk to the police department next time there is an issue so we can handle it. 

Officer followed up on (4) residences in town, that was left business cards in the door the day before, reference mowing their yards.  All four had complied and mowed.

Officer spoke to a Polk County DHS case worker, and shared information on a case that handled in the City last week.

Officer left business cards in (3) doors to ask citizens to mow their yards.

Officer assisted with traffic control, while a building was moved in the city limits.

Officer received a call of a lost/found phone.  Officer put the owner in contact with who had the phone and they picked it up.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference her ex-husband giving her issues.

Officer initiated a traffic stop, on Highway 17 at 3rd Street, Southbound.  Vehicle was driving recklessly through town and almost rear ended the police vehicle.  Officer found the subject to have a mental illness and was off her medication.  Officer contacted the family who stated that they would be taking her to get medical treatment immediately.

Officer was dispatched to the 300 block of North Locust for two dogs running at large.  Officer located the animals and found them to be on long tie-outs and not at large.

Officer ran a back-ground check, for a local landlord, for two possible tenants.  

05/13/20

Officer was dispatched to the Flat Tire for an alarm.  Officer made contact with a vendor making a delivery at the business who accidently set it off.

Officer spoke to a Polk County probation officer and exchanged information reference a call for service that occurred in the City.

Officer responded to the 600 block of South Water St for a medical call.  Officer assisted EMS.

Officer responded to the 200 block of East 6th for a vehicle unlock.  Officer was able to unlock vehicle. 

05/14/20

Officer was contacted by a Madrid resident reference a missing dog.

Officer was notified of a possible run-away juvenile from Polk County, that was located in the City last week.

Officer finger printed (2) Madrid residents for job related background checks.

Officer took a report of an erratic driver headed North on 17 and turning onto 6th street. Officer located the vehicle parked in a driveway on 6th street and the driver nearby. He driver appeared to be fine and was unaware of any issue, he was advised of the complaint.  

05/15/20

Officer was informed by a Madrid resident, of someone ringing her doorbell and knocking on her door in the early morning hours.  Kids were seen running and giggling from the residence. Officer spoke to (4) residents throughout the day that reported the same thing and stated that it was not the first time in the last couple weeks.  Parents, please advise your children that anyone caught harassing residents like this will lead to criminal charges.

Officer spoke to a Madrid mother, with some concerns reference her 16-year-old daughter and her adult boyfriend.  Officer spoke to all parties involved and took custody of a cell phone that will be relayed to an out of town subject.

Officer met with a subject and gave him a cell phone that was held for safe keeping at the police department.  

Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident that resulted in a verbal argument between drivers and passengers on Maverick Lane. Officer assisted in exchange of information.  

05/16/20

Officer spoke to a resident regarding junk vehicles.  Officer made to citizen aware of the city’s respective ordinance.

Officer responded to a medical call in the 600 block of South Water Street.  Officer provided assistance to EMS. 

05/17/20

Officer responded to the 100 block of S. Kennedy for a report of a male subject going through trash cans.

Officer responded to an open door on a downtown business. Officer entered, cleared and secured the building.

Officer spoke with a young child about stealing at their parent’s request.

Officer picked up and returned a found dog to its owner.

MPD Blotter May 4 – May 10, 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

05/04/20

Officer was dispatched to the 100 Block of East 9th Street, for an unwanted subject at the residence.  The subject left before the officer arrived.

Officer assisted a Boone County Conservation officer, with identifying vehicles that were caught on video trespassing on Swede Point property that is posted for no motorized vehicles.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, in the 500 block of West 2nd Street, reference a complaint received about the yard needing mowed and two junk vehicles.  Owner stated that the yard would be mowed this week and that she would contact her son about the removal of the vehicle.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a subject using his current cell phone number on credit related material and him receiving several harassing phone calls.  The subject was the previous owner of the number but did not have any contact information or location for him.

Officer called and left a message for a subject on South Union reference a junk vehicle and a yard that needed cleaned up.

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle that the owner was spoken to last week about, in the 300 Block of South Madison Street.  Vehicle had been removed by the owner.

Officer spoke to the owner of a lot that is being used for storage at South Madison and East 3rd Street.  Officer spoke to him reference two junk vehicles along with miscellaneous appliances.  Subject stated that he would get it cleaned up this week.

Officer was dispatched to a careless driver Southbound on Highway 17.  Officer stopped the vehicle and found the driver to have no issues. Driver was warned and released.

Officer spoke to a downtown business owner and OK’d them to have a dumpster, on the parking for a couple weeks, while construction on the building occurs.

Officer responded to the 100 block of East 8th Street for a medical call.  Officer assisted EMS.

Officer responded to the area of Market and 22nd Street for a report of a suspicious person walking in the area carrying tools.  Time delay was several minutes.  Officer responded to the area and was unable to locate anyone on foot.  Officer remained in the area for extra patrol. 

05/05/20

Officer assisted with a medical call in the 400 Block of East 9th Street.

Officer performed a funeral escort for a large funeral in the city.

Officer met with a city employee that turned in a lost/found set of keys.

Officer spoke to two Madrid residents reference needing information on a juvenile to check if she was a runaway. 

05/06/20

Officer spoke to a subject wanting to report harassment. After speaking with them it was determined that they lived in Madrid, Arizona.  Officer googled the correct phone number to assist the caller.  

05/07/20

Officer was called to the 500 Block of East 3rd Street.  The owner stated that someone may have tried to enter her basement door to her resident in the early morning hours.  Female gave a vehicle description of a vehicle leaving the Flat Tire parking lot at a high rate of speed.  Officer will review video and attempt to identify the vehicle and driver.

Officer was dispatched to a hit and run accident that occurred at Casey’s General Store.  A vehicle that was parked and unoccupied was struck and a white Grand AM fled the scene south on Highway 17.  Officer took the owners information down and then left to attempt to locate the vehicle.  Officer did locate the vehicle in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street and identified the driver as Brandi Wylie-Tully of Madrid.  Tully will be cited for leaving the scene of the accident along with not having insurance. 

Officer was called to Dollar General for a shoplifter.  Officer cited and released a Kaitlyn Pirtle with theft 5th, after recovering an estimated $15 worth of property from her purse.  

Officer responded to the elementary school for an alarm.

Officer spoke with two juveniles out past curfew. Officer warned the young men and followed up with their parents the following day.  

05/08/20

Officer located a methamphetamine smoking device, in the roadway, at 2nd and Walnut.  Officer removed the item and disposed of it.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who gave information about a juvenile that stayed at their house last night, and then left without giving any further info.

Officer spoke to Git N Go reference a lost/found Iowa driver’s license located at the store.  Officer returned the property to the owner.

Officer received a report of a runaway from a family in Polk County.  Officer located the 16-year-old runaway and took her into custody.  Family was called who came and picked her up.

Officer responded to the Meadow Estates Park for an illegal burning complaint. Officer located the offending residence and issued a warning. Officer put out the fire with the property owner’s hose.  

05/09/20

Officer provided a funeral escort.

Officer responded to the 100 block of E 2nd for a report of a burglary.  Officer spoke to reporting party.  Forced entry to the residence.  Report made.  Case will be under further investigation. 

Officer responded to the Cedars for a suspicious vehicle report. The vehicle was located and found to be out delivering newspapers.  

5/10/20          

Officer responded to the Meadow Estates for a criminal mischief complaint. The victim advised that three boys hit his car with a stick. The boys, 6-8 years old were located and their respective parents contacted. The parties agreed to handle it civilly.

MPD Blotter April 27 – May 3, 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

04/27/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on an emergency medical call at Casey’s.

Officer received several calls from an Ames resident, complaining about off the walls things.  Officer instructed the female that she needed to contact the Ames Police Department for any complaints that she has and recommended for her to call the hotline if she needed any assistance with her mental health.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a neighbor issue over a fence.  Officer referred her to the City Clerk for all building permit questions but informed her that if everything was done with the city permits and the county, that if the fence went up and any damage was done to it, that she could file criminal charges for the damage.

Officer met with a Madrid resident, who turned in a lost/found wallet.  Officer located the owner and knew the wallet to be reported stolen in March from in the City. Officer contacted the owner who stated that she would come and pick it up at the PD after work.  Officer met her and returned the wallet.

Officer did extra patrol around the school, during lunch period, to make sure Highway 210 stayed clear of traffic.  Officer met with school superintendent and worked out a plan for one-way traffic on the west side of the school going forward to remedy safety issues on the highway.

Officer attempted to follow up with a subject in the 600 block of Maverick Lane, from an incident that occurred over the weekend.  The female was not home at this time, so a business card was left in the door and asked to contact reference the case.  The female called back and met with the Officer later in the day.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of Jonathan Dr for a neighbor dispute.  Officer mediated the dispute and advised of civil action that could be pursued.

Officer responded to the area of East Second and Greene for a suspicious vehicle making repeated passes through the neighborhood.  Officer attempted to locate the vehicle.  Unable to locate.  Officer remained in the area throughout the shift.

 

04/28/20

Officer assisted with traffic at the elementary school during lunch hour.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a house watch while he was out of town.

Officer sent up reports and video evidence, to the Boone County Attorney, on a pending felony theft case.

Officer responded to the Cedars for a medical assist call.  Officer provided assistance to EMS.

Officer responded to the Madrid home for a fire alarm.  Officer arrived on scene and spoke with Home Staff, who confirmed the alarm was a false alarm.  Officer disregarded Fire response.

04/29/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a house watch.

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle on East 9th Street, that the owner was verbally spoken to about while on another call to the residence.  Vehicle had been removed by the owner.

04/30/20

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call; construction worker had accidentally called 911 by pocket dialing everything checked out ok

Officer took a complaint of ATV’s driving around town.

Officer picked up an abandoned scooter at the 200 block of 2nd St

Officer received a phone call about a dog at large.  The dog owner called and was referred to last known location of the dog.

Officer responded to a residence on S. Water Street reference a juvenile holding a knife to himself. Officer spoke with the subject and got him to put it down. The parents will seek counseling asap.

05/01/20

Officer sent up paperwork needed by the Clerk of Court to issue a warrant for a subject that had committed a criminal offense in the City of Madrid.

Officer returned a call and spoke to an out of town subject, reference a child custody issue.

Officer took a report of a missing cat.

Officer assisted a man with his oxygen machine.

Officer responded to W. North Street reference a 911 hang-up call. It was determined that the call came from a confused resident of the Madrid Home.  

05/02/20

Officer assisted county deputies in locating a vehicle.

Officer responded to the 300 block of E. 6th Street reference a fireworks complaint. Officer spoke with the offending party and issued a warning.

Officer stopped to juveniles riding unregistered dirt bikes in town. They were advised to take them straight home.

Officer noted a vehicle in a driveway with its doors standing open at around 1 am with no one around. Officer made contact with the owner and secured the vehicle for them.  Everything was OK. 

05/03/20

Officer received report of an open 911 call from 100 block of N. Kennedy.  Dispatch was able to verify that it was an accidental call from a cell phone from the Casey’s lot.  Officer also checked the area and found nothing.

Officer followed up with a burglary case.

MPD Blotter April 20 – April 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

04/20/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference civil issues he was having with his ex, dealing with child custody issues and exchanges.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference information on the operation of golf carts in the city.

Officer sent up paperwork for a felony theft warrant to be issued in a case of a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was recovered and one felony arrest had already been made.

Officer responded to the 600 block of South Market for a suspicious vehicle traveling around in the area.  Officer responded to the area and was unable to locate any vehicles.

Officer was called out for a suspicious vehicle trying to get into vehicles on North Main Street.  A vehicle description was given and the owner and his friends are known to Madrid police. 

04/21/20

Officer received information reference a subject that is wanted in connection to a theft in Ames, that was posted on social media.  The caller stated that the same male was seen in town this weekend taking pictures of other equipment. Officer passed the information on to the owner of the stolen truck.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a question about a carry permit.  Officer forwarded her to the Sheriff’s Office. 

04/23/20

Officer responded to the 300 Block of East North Street for a welfare check.  Resident was home and well.

Officer responded to the 600 Block of Maverick Lane for a welfare check.  Resident was not home.

Officer dispatched to 700 block of State St for a suspicious vehicle.  

04/24/20

Officer responded to the 500 block of Milwaukee for a civil standby.  No disturbances occurred.

Officer responded to the 600 block of Maverick Lane for a possible harassment complaint.  Officer spoke to caller.  No harassment occurred.

Officer responded to the 600 block of East 2nd for a neighbor complaint.  Officer spoke to resident about neighbor kids throwing rocks towards their house.  Reporting party did not want the issue addressed but to make the police department aware of the activity.

Officer met with a representative of Unity Point to have the department AEDs serviced.

Officer dispatched to the 600 block of Maverick LN for a disturbance. One male arrested for disorderly conduct

Officer dispatched to Hwy 17 for a report of a vehicle coming through town that had been shooting firearms out of the vehicle. Officer stopped the vehicle and performed a search of the persons and vehicle. No firearms found and no smell of spent rounds.

Officer performed a welfare check on subject at his apartment, subject was fine. 

4/25/20

Officers dispatched to 502 Milwaukee for a domestic situation. Reports filed to county attorney 

4/26/20

Officer returned a call to a male reference a child custody issue.

Officer assisted a man with his oxygen machine on Kingman Blvd.

MPD Blotter April 13 – April 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

 

04/13/20

Officer received a call reference needing information on obtaining a weapons permit.  Officer forwarded the subject to contact the Sheriff’s Office.

Officer received a call reference a background check, on a Madrid resident, from an Agent doing a federal background check.

04/14/20

Officer was called to South Union and 9th Street for a dog running at large.  Officer caught the animal and took it to the City Shed after being unable to locate the owners.  Officer located the animal’s owner and returned the dog later.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident on Jonathan Drive who wanted to report damage to her outdoor shed, caused by the neighbor kids throwing baseballs at them.  Subject just wanted to make a report because they are building a new fence and wants to make sure no damage is done to it.

Officer received a message from a landlord reference a junk vehicle on his property that he wanted removed. Officer stated that he would contact the owner and tell them that they needed to move it.

Officer received a call from Git N Go about a lost/found wallet.  Officer picked it up and returned it to his father.

Officer was dispatched to someone ringing a doorbell, at a residence by the elementary school.  Officer checked the area but could not locate anyone.  Call was isolated to the one residence. 

04/15/20

Officer was notified of a missing juvenile that may have ran away.  Officer assisted the parents in locating the juvenile.  The family picked up the juvenile and transported him back home safely.

 04/16/20

Officer forwarded information to the Boone County Attorney for a case review.

Officer received a call requesting a welfare check, on a juvenile, in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer spoke to the subjects involved and found no evidence of anything wrong with the child.

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for a sick subject in a vehicle outside.  Officer checked on the subject who had just taken some medication that made her sick.  Officer followed her home to make sure that she arrived safely.

Officer returned a phone call to a Madrid resident reference extra patrol on his residence while some work is being done to it.

Officer returned a phone call to a Polk County deputy reference a case he was working on and exchanged information about suspects that could have moved to Madrid.

Officer assisted DHS with a house check in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.

Officer responded to the 600 block of W. North Street reference a 911 hang-up call from a cell phone and was triangulated to that area. Officer went door to door until the originating phone was found. It was determined that a small child got ahold of the cellphone and triggered the emergency call. Everything was found to be ok.  

04/17/20

Officer received a report of a stolen vehicle from downtown.  Officer contacted dispatch and had the vehicle entered as stolen.

Officer received information reference (3) suspicious males walking around a vehicle, on Fairview Drive, at approximately 1:30am.  Subject yelled at the subjects who ran away.  If activity like this is seen, please call dispatch immediately and do not wait till the next day.   

Officer did a welfare check on a subject at 9th and South Union.  Officer spoke to the landlord who stated that the male subject was not supposed to be in the residence.  The male was located and left without issues.  Officer contacted the female that it was safe to return.

Officer assisted a disabled motorist.  

04/18/20

Officer responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on Rose RD.  Officer was requested by Boone County Sheriff to assist.  Officer assisted BCSO and EMS.

Officer responded to the 100 block of East 9th Street for a suspicious person.  Officer made contact with the subject.  Subject was waiting for a ride from his father.

Officer responded to the 400 block of South Market Street for a hang-up 911 call.  Officer arrived on scene, made contact with all parties.  Subjects advised they were fine.  Just a verbal argument.

Officers recovered a stolen vehicle in Bouton. The suspect, a Douglas Mcley Jr of Bouton was arrested and charged with motor-vehicle theft, a class D Felony.   Officer will issue a warrant for a second subject in this case.

Officer responded to the Meadow Estates reference a harassment case. 

04/19/20

Officer spoke to residents in the 200 block of S. Main regarding child custody.

Officer released property, to a family, that was taken into safe keeping, after an accident.

MPD Blotter April 6 – April 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

 

04/06/20

Officer picked up a dog that was running loose in the 600 Block of South Market Street.  Officer could not locate an owner so it was taken to the city shed.  Officer checked on the animal in the morning and called the Humane Society to come pick it up, since the owner had not contacted the police looking for him.  After lunch a family member contacted the police department and was advised the animal was at the Humane Society.

Officer assisted with function testing of the weather and attack sirens in the City of Madrid.

Officer assisted a new Madrid homebuyer with a smoke alarm and fire extinguisher.

Officer assisted DHS with a home house check in the 400 block of South Street.

Officer spoke to a local religious leader, reference communication on a possible drive through event this week.

Officer responded to the 900 block of South Kennedy Lot 50 for a possible prowler.  Officer checked the area and was unable to locate anyone around the residence.  Home was secure.

Officer responded to 500 Block of West 1st for an argument between two people.  Officer responded to the scene.  The male half voluntarily left to stay elsewhere.  Two firearms were seized for safe-keeping.

04/07/20

Officer was dispatched to return a call to a subject.  Officer spoke to a subject who wanted information on a DHS case.  Officer informed them that the private information could not be released.  Officer passed on the information to the DHS case worker.

Officer met with a Madrid resident and gave them some necessity items needed, that she was unable to locate, due to panic buying in the stores.

Officer responded to a fire on the High Trestle Trail near the intersection of QF Lane.  Officer provided assistance to Fire/Rescue.

04/08/20

Officer was dispatched to call a Madrid resident, reference wanting information on a no-contact order.  Officer explained what was needed and both agreed that the possible actions, were not criminal or close to the threshold of meeting the requirements of a no-contact order.

Officer was contacted reference a grass/tree on fire, just East of QF Lane, on the bike trail.  Officer located the fire and stood by until Woodward Fire arrived to extinguish it.

Officer spoke to a subject, reference wanting to meet and retrieve some property that was taken for safe keeping, from a call on Monday night. Officer met them a short time later and returned the property.

Officer spoke to a resident at the Madrid Police Department about social media postings.  Officer advised no criminal activity had occurred and suggested the citizen contact the service provider with a complaint. 

04/09/20

Officer disposed of some debris that was located on the bike trail.

Officer responded to a residence on N. State Street reference a dog biting a woman and her dog by a dog running at large. The other dog was located a short distance away and returned to its home. The owners were advised of the issue and the Boone County Humane Society was also notified so quarantine procedures could commence.  

04/10/20

Officer was contacted by a Madrid resident, reference a dog running at South Union and 9th Street.  Officer spoke to the owner who stated that the dog broke its cable.  He stated that he would be getting a heavier one to keep it secure.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 500 Block of East 6th Street. Vehicle was unlocked without incident.

Officer was dispatched to the 600 Block of Maverick Lane for a tenant that wanted to report some missing property.  Officer spoke to the victim, who then decided that he did not want a report, and that the issue was resolved. 

04/11/20

Officer responded to the Cedars for a vehicle unlock.  Officer was successfully able to unlock the vehicle.

04/12/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 100 Block of West 2nd Street.

MPD Blotter March 30 – April 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

03/30/20

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with finding the owner of two dogs that were found running in the City.  Animals were returned safely.

Officer assisted DHS with an on-going case and forwarded them case information.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of County Line Rd for a bat in the house.  Officer was able to successfully remove the bat.

03/31/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who wanted her juvenile’s daughter’s boyfriend given a trespass warning for her residence.  Officer spoke to the subject and he stated that he would stay off her property.

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle unlock at the Market of Madrid.  Officer unlocked the vehicle without incident.

Officer spoke to the owner of a property in the city that was spoken to about a dangerous building.  Owner had a crew there and was working on tearing the building down.

Officer spoke to a subject on South Main Street, reference burning in the street.  Officer asked the subject to rake all leaves back onto his own property, in which he did.

Officer provided assistance to a DOT officer on a traffic stop at Madrid Casey’s.

Officer responded to a report of a possible reckless or intoxicated driver on Highway 17 northbound into the city.  Officer was unable to locate the described vehicle.

Officer responded to the 800 block of South State for a lift assist.  Officer provided assistance to the citizen.

 

04/01/20

Officer received a call of a subject burning in the 700 Block of East 2nd Street.  Officer checked and found them to be burning leaves.  Officer gave them permission to continue to burn even though it was a couple days before the ordinance and wished the elderly couple well, being outside in the fresh air and staying home for social distancing. (REMINDER: All fires must be completely extinguished at dark)

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference the smell of gas in her home.  Officer instructed her to start venting the house by opening doors/windows and gave her the number to Black Hills Energy.  Officer then passed the information to the Fire Department.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference someone sending her personal information to a family member on Twitter.  Officer informed her that they could do a report but she stated that she would do some investigating first to make sure it wasn’t an April Fool’s Prank.

Officer received a background check request from a federal agency on a past Madrid resident.  Officer filled the request for the special agent.

Officer responded to the 100 block of E Eighth Street for a possible medical/intoxicated subject.  Officer arrived on scene and requested medical respond to the location.  Patient was treated by EMS and transported for suspected medical issues.  Officer assisted EMS.

04/02/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident in the 400 Block of North Water Street, reference dump trucks and other vehicles driving too fast on her dead end street.  Officer will speak to the foreman of the company and have him inform his workers to drive safely.

Officer received a call from Casey’s reference starting a case involving a forged check from January. Officer received initial information and will have to try and locate the out of town suspect.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, on Kingman Blvd, after his air hose broke on his breathing machine.

Officer received a call from a Polk County officer, of a male subject Northbound on Highway 17, almost to Madrid.  The male was suicidal and armed with a shotgun.  Officer along with several Polk County Deputies located and stopped the vehicle just North of Polk City on Highway 415.  Polk County Deputy’s took the subject into custody and secured the weapon without incident.

Officer responded to the 700 block of E North Street reference a 911 hang-up call mapping to a residence there. Officer made contact and determined that the call was errant and everything was OK.

04/03/20

Officer exchanged information with a detective with Urbandale Police Department, reference an on-going case.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that reported seeing a bobcat in his backyard.  Officer saw the animal on the bike trail the day before.  Officer informed the caller that they were not dangerous and that it would move along.  Officer passed the info onto the Boone County Game Warden for statistical purposes.

Officer responded to a report of a vehicle striking a curb and the caller believed them to be possibly intoxicated.

04/04/20

Officer responded to the area of Casey’s for a report of a motorcyclist, unable to maintain control of the vehicle.  Officer checked the area and was unable to locate.

Officer returned a call reference an ongoing case.

Officer returned a call to answer questions a person had reference a medical issue of a loved one.

04/05/20

Officer spoke to a resident about a parking complaint in the 200 block of Green Street.

Officer spoke to a resident about an open burning complaint in the 800 block of S. Union Street.  Officer checked the area and it was not in violation of the ordinance.

 

MPD Blotter March 23 – March 29, 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

 

03/23/20

Officer was called to the 700 Block of West 1st Street.  A neighbor called and stated that kids were stealing Christmas lights from a house up the road.  Officer arrived and found nobody in the area and found no damage to any property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a possible scam.  A guy came to his house on
Sunday reference seal coating his driveway.  He stated that he was very pushy and then could not find anything online on his company and thought it might be a scam.  No company had a vendor’s license to go door to door in the City.

Officer received a report of a dog running on Southern Prairie Drive.  Officer could not get close to the animal without it running off.  Officer received a call later in the day that the animal was caught in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer passed the information to the owner who went direct and picked up the animal.

Officer responded to the 200 block of Southern Prairie Dr.  Boone County dispatch received a message from the Veterans Crisis Hotline that a subject was possibly suicidal.  Officer made contact with the subject.  Subject was well and assured he was not a self-harm risk.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil issue after a landlord served the tenants with eviction papers.

Officer responded to the 600 block of south Greene for a vehicle unlock.  Vehicle was unlocked. 

03/24/20

Officer did a records check, on a Madrid resident for a Federal Agent.

Officer was called to the 200 Block of East North Street for a dog running at large.  Officer picked up the animal and attempted to locate the owner but was unable to.  Officer held the animal in the City impound for a short period of time until the owner came and picked up the animal.

Officer was dispatched to the 400 Block of Fairview Drive.  The owners of the home came back to find their garage door open.  Officer cleared the house and found nobody inside.  A secondary search, with the owner’s present, found nothing missing or disturbed.

Officer responded to a burglary alarm at the Madrid Elementary School.  Open door located.  Officer cleared the building.  No subjects located.  Nothing appeared damaged or out of place.  Key holder responded and secured building and locked up.

03/25/20

Officer forwarded paperwork to an Iowa State Patrol Officer reference a property arrangement.

Officer performed a background check, for a Federal Investigator, reference a Madrid resident.

Officer was dispatched to call a Madrid resident, reference a harassing text message that he received from an unknown number.  Officer called the number and left a message giving them a warning not to send any further text messages.

Officer was called reference a suspicious person at Dollar General.  Subject checked out OK.

03/26/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call in the 600 Block of South Washington Street.  Patient had fallen and needed assistance getting up.

Officer located a dog running at large on East 9th Street.  Officer located the owner who assisted in catching the dog.

Officer responded to the Meadow Estates reference suspicious activity at a trailer there. Officer checked the area and determined everything to be OK.

03/27/20

Officer received a complaint from a Madrid resident reference a flat tire on his vehicle.  The owner stated that it was from the Madrid Laundromat building that was partially torn down.  Officer contacted the owner and informed him that he would be officially served, for his dangerous building. Officer has been dealing with the owner along with the company hired to tear it down for several weeks. The Officer removed several nails and roofing material off of the roadway also.

Officer followed up with a family member, of the owner of a downtown business, that was spoke to about an unsafe building, in the 200 Block of South State Street.  Owner was out of town till the middle of next week.  Officer requested a call as soon as he returned so that a meeting could be set up to share information on the process of the repairs.

03/28/20

Officer spoke with a man reference a welfare check on his grandson. The grandson returned home a short time later and was ok.

Officer responded to East 8th Street reference someone driving a stock car on the roadway. The officer identified the owner and spoke with him bluntly about the ramifications if it occurred again.

03/29/2020

Madrid resident called about an ongoing case with the police department.

Madrid resident was concerned with some children crossing the road, mother came and got children before officer could talk with them.

 

MPD Blotter March 9 – March 15, 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

 03/09/20

Officer was called by high school staff regarding a student that had walked out.  Student arrived at the police department a short time later.  Officer spoke to the student and then gave him a ride back to the school where he was picked up by his mother.

Officer assisted the Boone County Sheriff’s Office with an emergency medical call, just North of the city limits, due to no Deputy being in the area. Patient was transported to Des Moines because of the emergency medical issue.

Officer spoke to three subjects that had their vehicles gone through overnight.  The night officer had already made contact with (4) subjects in the early morning hours and issued charges to a couple of them, on separate crimes.  Additional charges are pending in this case.

Officer received a call from an insurance company, reference a past accident report, that occurred in the city.  Officer emailed a copy of the report.

Officer was called to the Madrid Elementary School for an out of control 3rd grader.

While at the elementary school, a student reported that his back-pack had blown out of the back of his truck on Highway 210.  Later in the day, the back-pack was recovered and brought to the police department.  Officer returned the bag to its rightful owner.

Officer met with a Madrid resident who turned in a set of lost/found keys found on the bike trail over the weekend.

Officer spoke with a juvenile reference a case that was started in the early morning hours.  Officer received additional information of several out of town juveniles involved in the case.

Officer assisted the Boone County Sheriff’s Office with a search warrant on East North Street.

Officer responded to Casey’s General Store for a medical call.  Officer provided assistance to EMS.

Officer responded to a report of a runaway juvenile from the 500 Block of East Second Ave.  Officer was contacted by parent shortly after, and advised juvenile had returned home safely.

03/10/20

Officer was called to the Madrid Elementary School to assist with an out of control student.

Officer met with staff of the Madrid Market who turned over insufficient checks from two subjects.

Officer received a complaint from a Madrid resident, that he loaned a game system to a friend in Ankeny and he was refusing to give it back.  Officer left a message for the subject to call back about the property.

Officer responded to the 600 block of South Water Street for a report of harassing messages.  Officer and resident identified the messages as spam and the messenger was blocked.

03/11/20

Officer received a complaint of a construction company leaving a trailer on a subject’s property for a long period of time.  Officer will contact the company and ask them to remove it.

Officer was dispatched to a gas leak at 22nd and North Kennedy Avenue.  Officer assisted with evacuating Lilly Pad Day care to the high school and shutting the roads down so Black Hills could take care of the problem.  Thanks to Mr. Horn and the school for the assistance with bringing a bus to transport the children to a safe place.  Also, thanks to Public Works for the traffic cones and man-power. Madrid is a great city and it’s great to work so well together in these kinds of events.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a called in gas odor in the 600 Block of South Green Street. Everything checked out OK.

Officer responded to the 200 block of Grigsby for a medical call.  Officer provided assistance to EMS.

Officer responded to the 2000 block of Rose for a medical call.  Officer provided assistance to EMS.

Officer followed up on an active domestic assault investigation.

03/12/20

Officer was dispatched to a dead deer in the roadway west of the city on Highway 210.  Officer located the deer that was already pulled to the side of the road.

Officer responded to a medical assist.  Officer provided assistance to resident with the changing of their oxygen supplies.

Officer collected an insufficient check for the Market of Madrid.

03/13/20

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at Casey’s.  Vehicle was unlocked without incident.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with getting her front door open.  When she entered her residence the door latch broke and the door could not be opened.  Officer was able to gain entry.

Officer spoke to the manager of Meadow Estates, reference damage to their playground equipment.  The acts were caught on video.  Officer will speak to the parents of the children.

Officer assisted the Boone Police Department with locating a vehicle that was possibly involved in a case in their city.  Officer gave the owner of the vehicle contact information to call and speak to an officer.

Officer spoke to a downtown business reference an abandoned vehicle.  Officer was able to locate the phone number to the owner and left a message.

Officer spoke to the owner of the Madrid Laundromat about his dangerous building again.  Officer contacted the contractor doing the work and he once again confirmed that it would be torn down soon.

Officer made contact with a female, at the Madrid Police Department, having some mental health issues.  Officer was able to locate a family member who the female was released to.

Officer collected an insufficient check for the Market of Madrid.

Officer responded to report of gas drive off at Casey’s.  Officer made contact with suspect and they agreed to return and pay.

03/14/20

Officer fingerprinted an applicant for the Department of Education.

Officer received a call of a lost dog.  Officer found dog and returned it home.

3/15/20

Officer helped fire department with a medical call.

Officer spoke with a concerned Madrid resident concerning child offenses.