Archive for Police Reports

MPD Blotter November 16 – November 22, 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

11/16/20

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with replacing a flat tire.

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

Officer followed up with the owner of the County Line Road trailer park, reference the clean-up projects of several structures that are being torn down.

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject for a job-related background check.

Officer was called to the Madrid library for kids spreading peanut butter on the library property.  Officer made contact with the group of juveniles and found the two kids that committed the act.  Officer made the kids clean up all the property and called their parents.  Both kids will be doing community service in the City.

Officer received a complaint from a Madrid resident of teenagers hanging out in his backyard and not leaving when asked to, resident was advised to call officers when the kids are there and they will be trespassed.

Officer arrested a Granger resident for OWI 1st and speeding at Kennedy Ave and 8th Street. Subject was taken to Boone County Jail.

11/17/20

Officer spoke to the owner of the County Line Trailer Park and informed him that the property will be served a 90-day abatement notice and asked him to step up the clean-up process of the property.

Officer spoke to the owner of a downtown business reference junk vehicles parked behind the business and in Veteran’s Square.  Subject was in the process of having one towed and will be transporting one out of State this weekend.  He stated that he would get on the others asap.  Officer will follow up on this soon to make sure that all space is available for winter parking and snow removal.

Officer spoke to a Dallas County resident, that lives by the City dump, reference a subject dumping leaves on the roadway.

Officer spoke with a DCI Agent and exchanged information on an on-going case.

Officer spoke to a landlord, of a residence on 22nd Street, reference a broken-down truck/trailer on his property.  Officer and landlord spoke to the owner and gave them until Friday to have the truck removed from the property or it would be towed.

11/18/20

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

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject, for a job-related background check.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with filling out a DNR form to get a newly purchased boat registered.

Officer was dispatched to an incomplete 911 call at the Madrid High School.  Officer responded and found no issues.  The school was able to locate the student who made the accidental call and spoke with him.

Officer followed up with a trespass issue by the Green Street Apartments.  Officer located the juvenile female in question.  The mother of the juvenile will handle the incident to make sure it doesn’t occur again.

Officer spoke to the Emergency Management Coordinator.  The siren policy now changed so that the siren testing will still be the first Monday of every month, but only one of the two will be tested.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a possible phone scam.  No personal information was given to the scammers.

Officer checked on a suspicious vehicle, just off of 22nd Street, at the drainage ditch.  Everything checked out OK.

Officer drew up an arrest warrant, for a Madrid resident, on a past case.  The warrant will be e-filed to the Clerk of Court to be signed by a Judge.

Officer received a complaint of a broken-down vehicle, on the dead-end portion, on Swede Point Road.  Officer contacted the owner of the construction company and asked them to have the vehicle removed, in which he stated that he would.

Officer responded to an alarm at the Tiger Bowl. Officer secured the building and notified a key holder.

11/19/20

Officer received a report of branches and other debris, that had been placed on the parking, in the 300 block of North State Street.  Officer stopped and left a business card on the door, after finding nobody home, asking for the debris to be removed.

Officer arrested Raymond Kenneth Svaleson, of Madrid, on two outstanding warrants.  First warrant was from a Madrid PD case for theft in the 3rd degree and the second was for a violation of a pre-trial report from another past Madrid PD case of domestic abuse assault.  Subject was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was held.  Officer was assisted by a Boone County Conservation Officer.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who reported she caught a subject illegally dumping in a dumpster that she paid for and that was on her property.  Officer will attempt to locate the subjects from the description given and give them a trespass warning for the property.

Officer arrested Joel Eric Brenner, of Madrid, on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was for a Madrid PD case of domestic abuse assault. Subject was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was held.

11/20/20

Officer responded to Linden Lane for a medical call.

Officer received a call about people lighting fireworks at the County Line Trailer Court. Officer was unable to locate anyone.

11/21/20

Officer performed a civil standby at 917 S Kennedy Ave.

Officer performed a traffic stop for equipment in the 300 block of Kennedy Ave.

Officer received a phone call about a loud party in the 300 block of N Market St. Homeowner was advised to keep it down.

Officer performed a traffic stop for speeding in the 400 block of Fairview Dr.

11/22/20

Officer took a complaint of juveniles riding an ATV on the roadway on W. 7th St. Officer made contact with the juveniles and their father to address the complaint.

 

MPD Blotter November 9 – November 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 

11/09/20

Officer received several complaints of a building being moved onto County Line Road at the trailer park.  Officer made contact with the property owner and informed him that no permits were pulled for the structure and that it needed to be immediately removed.  Damage was done to the roadway in the moving process.  Public Works Director will get an estimate for that damage to access to the property owner.  DOT was also notified reference the incident.

Officer received a complaint of theft of water from a property at West 6th and Market.  Officer attempted to locate the owner but nobody was home.  Officer left a business card for the owner to return a phone call reference this incident along with a junk car that is on the property.

Officer responded to a complaint of a person looking through their basement window. Officer searched the house and found no one inside.

Officer received a parking complaint on Fairview Drive.  Officer will follow up with the owner in reference to parking behind driveways and lengthy parking.

11/10/20

Officer was dispatched to a fire, North and West of the elementary school.  Officer located a controlled burn, in the County, on Rose Road.  Officer disregarded Madrid Fire/Rescue.

Officer was called by the Public Works Director, reference a lengthy parked vehicle, at the city shed. Officer contacted the owner from Des Moines who will be up asap to get it removed.

Officer returned a call to a Nevada police officer, reference a case dealing with a series of bad checks.

Officer was called to the Madrid Elementary School reference an out of control child assaulting teachers and her mother.  Officer arrived and made contact with the first grader and her mother and calmed the situation down.

Officer returned a phone call to a Polk County deputy, referencing a missing person.

11/11/20

Officer attempted to locate a missing female from Polk County.  Officer was unable to locate.

Officer followed up on a notice served at South Market and West 6th Street.  Officer spoke to the property owner about theft of utilities and about city ordinance violations on a junk vehicle and garbage all over the property.  Officer also spoke to him about complaints of loud music and constant traffic in and out of the house late at night.  Officer contacted the landlord and informed them of all the complaints on the property as well.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call, in the 600 block of Kingman Blvd.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 400 block of South Water.

Officer was called to East 1st Street and County Line Road for a subject that damaged the roadway and was trying to fix it himself.  The Public Works Director called and had officers order him to stop the work.  A professional company was already coming in to fix the damaged manhole.  Officer informed him that he needed to stay off of City property and clean up his own property.

Officer performed a traffic stop on Hwy 210 Eastbound, Driver was cited for no license and no insurance.

Officer advised a Madrid resident that open burning was over and advised him to extinguish his fire.

Officer followed up on a motor vehicle accident from earlier in the week.

11/13/20

Officer fingerprinted a person for an employment background check.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam dealing with social security. No private information was exchanged.

11/14/20

Officer assisted medical with a call at Dollar General.

Officer responded to Casey’s for a report of an erratic driver that pulled in there. Determined to be tired.

Officer responded to Highway 210 for a report of a reckless driver.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer responded to a medical at the Madrid Home.

11/15/20

Officer responded to a stray dog by Jonathan Drive. Officer was unable to locate the dog.

Officer responded to an alarm at Flat Tire Lounge. Officer secured the building and called the keyholder.

MPD Blotter November 2 – November 8, 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

11/02/20

Officer was dispatched to a bank alarm at City State Bank.  Everything checked out OK.  The cleaning lady armed the alarm when she left and staff members were already in the bank which triggered the alarm.

Officer received a report of glass in the roadway on West 2nd Street.  Officer notified the street department who removed it.

Officer met with a DCI Agent and turned over evidence to be tested at the DCI lab in Ankeny, for an on-going case.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at Madrid Dental.

Officer was called to Git N Go for a subject harassing customers for money.  Officer located the male who had been dropped off in town by a Boone County Deputy.  Officer gave the subject a ride to the Granger Police Department who gave him a ride to his final destination.

Officer received evidence from a State Department for an on-going case.

Officer received a call from an insurance company needing additional information on a past accident report.  Officer gave them the necessary information for them to finalize their customers claim.

Officer received a letter in the mail from the Sheriff’s Office reference a Madrid resident making a records request to them for a 911 call that he placed.  Officer returned the subjects $5 that he sent with the request and told him that the Madrid PD does not record incoming calls.

11/03/20

Officer followed up on a property on East 1st Street reference junk in their yard and a tree that was damaged in the derecho and if it falls will damage to the neighbor’s property.  The owners had started the clean-up process and were working on it at that time.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident on Jonathan Drive, reference damage to her property.  She went to pick up her kids from school and when she returned she found spray paint on her sidewalk.  She and her neighbors will look at their video cameras and get back to police on the identity of the culprit.

Officer was dispatched to the Maple Ridge Area for report of a loose dog.  An officer unable to locate dog.

11/04/20

Officer performed vehicle unlock for a trail user who locked his keys in his car.

Officer responded to an ongoing juvenile fight in the 100 blk of N Market. Fight was broken up and caretaker advised of options.

Officer performed a civil standby in the 300 blk of N Locust over custody issues. Both parties came to an agreement on future exchanges until court proceedings.

Officer received lost wallet from the bike trail. Officer will attempt to locate the owner.

Officer responded to a vehicle parking complaint in the 200 block of S Madison. Officer attempted to locate driver of vehicle.

11/05/20

Officer was contacted reference a suspicious subject at City State Bank.  Officer located the subject on the bike trail and spoke to him reference his activities.  Everything checked out OK.

Officer assisted the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, with a hazmat situation, dealing with a leaking anhydrous ammonia tank, a couple miles East of town, on Highway 210.  Officer stood by until the Coop could send someone to fix the problem.

Officer was called reference a white dog running at 1st and Green.  Officer was unable to locate the animal but later saw that it had returned home.

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

Officer was dispatched to Highway 17 and 340th Street for a vehicle striking a deer. Officer assisted with traffic control.

Officer was called to Git N Go for four suspicious males in parking lot around closing time. Officer stood by gas station clerk until closing time.

Officer responded to The Cedars Assisted Living for a lift assist.

11/6/20

Officer assisted with a medical call on E. 2nd St.

Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of 1st and Kennedy Ave.

Officers assisted Boone County DHS with an emergency child custody order at the Meadow Estates trailer park.

Officer assisted with a medical call in the 300 block of N. Kennedy Ave.

Officer dispatched to an unconscious person on a party bus 500 block of S Kennedy. Male was taken to Boone County hospital by ambulance.

Officer responded to a civil complaint 600 block of Maverick Ln. Officer advised some options for the subject.

Officer assisted with a medical call in the Meadow Estates.

Officer assisted with a medical call on W. 1st St.

Officer responded to Dollar General to attempt to locate a vehicle that was seen throwing a wood chip out the window. Vehicle was gone prior to officer’s arrival.

Officer followed up with an accident investigation from the previous day.

11/7/20

Officer responded to a report of a tired driver that had just left work at the Madrid Home. The vehicle was located and stopped after it was seen that the driver had fallen asleep at the traffic light. Officers had the woman stop driving and wait for her husband to get her.

Officer issued a harassment warning to a subject out of Boone.

Officer took a report of a ditch fire just outside of town. Officer notified fire department.

Officer unlocked a truck at the trail head parking.

Officer unlocked a vehicle at the Market of Madrid.

Officer removed a deceased deer from Hwy 17 next to Dollar General

11/8/20

Officer received information about an ongoing civil issue.

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

Officer performed a traffic stop for speeding on N Kennedy. Driver was warned for an infraction.

 

MPD Blotter October 26 – Nov 1, 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

10/26/20

Officer spoke to the owner of a vehicle that was broken down at the intersection of Highway 210 & 17.  He had a wrecker already en-route to the location to have it removed.

Officer, along with a DCI Agent, performed an interview with a Madrid resident, dealing with an on-going case.

Officer was dispatched to the Flat Tire for an alarm.  Officer did a walk through and found everything to be OK.

Officer spoke to a caller reference a concern about a dog, in the 200 block of South State Street.  Caller stated that the dog is tied up outside with no shelter.  Officer checked on the dog and found it to be well fed and taken care of.  Officer spoke to the owner who is in the process of moving and just puts the dog outside to play and is an inside dog.

Officer was called out to Meadow Estates Lot 37 for an argument.  Officer separated parties and advised they try and find different living arrangements.

10/27/20

Officer received a complaint reference junk in a yard, just North of the Post Office.  Officer spoke to the property owner, who was already in the process of cleaning it up.  Officer will follow-up to make sure the process continues.

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject for a job-related background check.

Officer sent up paperwork for an arrest warrant, from a past case, that the investigation had concluded on.

Officer was notified of a possible accident on Highway 17, in front of Subway.  Officer responded but was unable to locate anyone wanting to make a report.

10/28/20

Officer was called to the area of the elementary school for a Husky running around.  Officer located the dog on North Union Street.  Officer bribed the animal to go home with several treats.

Officer was called to the Flat Tire Lounge for an alarm.  Turned out to be a false alarm when a distributor punched in the wrong code by accident.

Officer spoke to a tenant of a residence on East 1st Street, reference all the junk in their backyard.  Officer gave them till Monday to have it cleaned up or told them that they would be served an official 7-day notice for the ordinance violation.

Officer followed up on an on-going case and received some additional information.

Officer performed a traffic stop 100 block of N Kennedy.  Driver was given a warning for the infraction.

10/29/20

Officer was dispatched to a freezer on the curb that still had the door on it, in the 600 block of East 2nd Street.  Officer checked on the freezer and found the door had been screwed shut so the door could not be opened.

Officer received a call from a subject that had hit a deer East of town on Highway 210.  Officer gave him the contact number for dispatch so that a Boone County Deputy could be dispatched to the scene for a report.

Officer drove to Boone and dropped off a search warrant, that was executed on Sunday, to the Clerk of Court, so that it could be closed.

Officer attended a court hearing at the Boone County Courthouse, reference an assault case.

Officer, along with a DHS employee, conducted a phone interview with a Madrid resident, reference an on-going case.

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject for a job-related background check.

10/30/20

Officer was called out to Edgewood Park for a report of a driver doing donuts in the parking lot. Officer located the offending vehicle and performed a traffic stop at Southern Prairie Drive and Highway 17.  The driver was given a warning for the infraction with the understanding the young man would return the following day to rake the lot to replace the displaced gravel.

Officer was called out to the 200 block of E.  22nd Street for a medical call.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident in the alley at 318 W 2nd Street. Information was exchanged and no injuries were reported.

Officers provided foot and vehicle patrol during trick or treating.

10-31-20

Officer responded to a neighborhood dispute over roof debris blowing into a neighboring yard while a crew was replacing the shingles. The crew agreed to clean up the mess and keep a closer eye on their work.

Officer responded to the trailer court on County Line Road for a report of a resident throwing fireworks into the road as a person was walking by.  Officer warned the individual and advised him to pick up the litter in the roadway.

Officer followed the Madrid Cross Country team into town to celebrate their State Championship.

11/1/20

Officer assisted Boone County deputies with a suspicious activity call near Van Wall. It was reported that a car was pulling a trailer through the field there. The vehicle lost its trailer in the field and continued south through the field as a farmer in a tractor gave chase. An officer caught up with the vehicle near 340th and T Ave. where it was high centered and on fire in the ditch. Jeremy Embry was detained by police until a deputy could arrive. He was ultimately arrested on an outstanding Boone County warrant; other charges are possible pending their investigation.

Officer spoke with a woman reference a lost phone.

Officer responded to the elementary school for an alarm. Officer checked the building and relayed information to the superintendent and principal. All checked OK.

MPD Blotter October 19 – October 25, 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

10/19/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference issues with a tenant at one of his rental houses, acting very suspicious.

Officer removed a large piece of wood out of the roadway in the 200 block of East 1st Street.

Officer fingerprinted an out-of-town subject for a job-related background check.

10/20/20

Officer took a fraud report from a Madrid resident, after he received a bill that had been turned over to collections, for an ambulance service in New York.

Officer met with a Boone County detective and shared information on an on-going criminal case.  He will speak with the Boone County Attorney for guidance on how to proceed on the case.

Officer received a call of a Silver Chevy SUV southbound on Highway 17 leap frog passing vehicles.  Officer stopped the vehicle at 6th and South Kennedy Avenue.  Driver stated that they were running late to a doctor’s appointment in Des Moines.  Officer warned the vehicle to slow down and drive safely.

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject for a job-related background check.

Officer was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 17 and 210.  A vehicle driven by Laura Lovig of Boone was stopped southbound, waiting for a vehicle to turn East on Highway 210.  A vehicle driven by Jason Martin of Pulaski could not stop in time, with the wet pavement and pulling a heavy trailer and rear ended the Lovig vehicle. Damage was estimated at $3500.

Officer gave a Madrid High School student a ride home due to the rain.

Officer spoke with a DHS staff member and set up a time on Thursday to attempt to locate and speak to a Madrid resident about an on-going case.

Officer followed up with the mother of a juvenile and exchanged information on an on-going case.

Officer responded to a civil issue in regards to property.

Officer assisted with a vehicle pursuit that was heading westbound on HWY 210 from Slater.

10/21/20

Officer finished up an accident report from yesterday and sent it to the State of Iowa DOT.

Officer hand delivered a copy of a case report that was requested by a Madrid resident for insurance reasons.

Officer returned a call to an out-of-town subject and exchanged information on a past accident.

Officer responded to an emergency medical call on East North Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference suspicious activity at night, on East 1st Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a stolen bike that had been stolen from his son and that was recovered.  Another juvenile’s name was given.  Officer will follow-up with that juvenile.

Officer received a complaint of a truck dumping garbage in the city dump.

Officer made a traffic stop at the intersection of Zook Spur Road and Zook Spur Place for a trailer with no lights and no plates. Officer gave the individual a warning for no plates and no lights on the trailer. Officer also warned the individual that the city dump is for Madrid residents only.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident locating a lost dog West of Madrid on Highway 210.

10/22/20

Officer spoke to several juveniles, at the Madrid High School, reference a theft.  Officer was able to find out who stole the property and followed up with the victims’ father.

Officer followed up and spoke to a Madrid resident, reference some possible stolen property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who requested extra patrol this weekend.  She has a family member visiting from out of town and her ex-boyfriend made threats to harass her while she was in town.

Officer followed up on an unsafe tree in a yard in the 700 block of East 1st Street.  Property is a rental house. Officer will contact the property owner and relay the concerns.

Officer received an anonymous phone call about a domestic situation in the 600 block of Maverick.  Officer spoke with the subjects and everything seemed ok.

Officer performed a welfare check on a resident in the apartments on Locust Street. Subject was fine.

Officer was dispatched to Meadow Estates for a report of a suspicious person. Officer searched the area several times and was unable to locate anyone.

10/23/20

Officer responded to a report of a vehicle that drove into, then out of the ditch just north of town. The officer located and stopped the vehicle. The driver was not impaired, however was very tired after finishing a long day at work. The officer let them go with a warning and let them continue on as they were nearly home.

Officer received a report of theft of services at County Line Trailer Court.  An investigation is ongoing.

Officer dispatched to Tiger Bowl for an entry alarm.  All doors secure and everything appeared fine.

Officer responded to a loud vehicle driving up and down the same road multiple times. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

10/24/20

Officer issued a citation for failure to use headlights at 2nd and Market Street.

Officer returned a phone call, regarding the next prescription drug drop off.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding an ongoing theft investigation.

Officer took a complaint about a dog at large from the previous day. Officer went through what to do the next time it occurred.

Officer answered questions regarding damage to property concerns.

10/25/20

Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of E. 6th Street for a report of a burglary in progress. It was determined that the homeowner shot a subject attempting to gain entry into his home. The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation was called in to assist with a search and documentation of the residence and a vehicle involved in the incident. A man on scene was hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.  The investigation is ongoing.

Officer took a report of a burglary that had occurred at another Madrid residence before the shooting call was dispatched.  The same subject was involved in this case.  Case is on-going and charges are pending in both cases.

MPD Blotter October 12 – October 18, 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

10/12/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference an issue that he was having with his insurance company dealing with storm damage with his residence.

Officer spoke to a new homeowner on Little Street, reference pulling a semi-trailer on the property to unload their belongings.  Officer approved the trailer to sit there for 24 hours and they had already spoke to the neighbors about it.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference an arrest from over the weekend. Victim wanted information on the case.  Officer instructed her that she needed to contact the Boone County Attorney to relay the information that she had due to it being in his hands after the arrest.

Officer spoke to a republican committee member regarding requirements for having a parade through the City.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who updated the department on her missing dog.  She stated that it had been spotted in the county but had not been caught yet.  Officers will continue to be on the lookout.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a lost wallet.  Officer took all the subject information down so that if it was located, it could be returned.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference his 17-year-old son, who had not returned home and was skipping school.  Officer had the juvenile entered as a runaway.  Officer contacted Des Moines Police to check a residence that the juvenile could be at.

10/13/20

Officer met a Madrid resident at the police department.  She had picked up an elderly male subject on Highway 210, walking into town, and she stated that he was confused.  Officer was able to contact a subject on his phone to identify him.  Officer received his address from dispatch and drove him home – just West of town.  Officer contacted the Boone County Ambulance to transport the male to Mercy, per his doctor.

Officer spoke to a subject reference a lost debit card on the bike trail.  Officer will be on the lookout for the card.

Officer was called by the Tiger Bowl staff, reference an unwanted male that they wanted trespassed from the business.  Officer located Joel Brenner and returned some property that he left there and gave him the warning that he cannot return to the business.

Officer located a dog running loose in the 500 block of West 2nd Street.  Officer returned the animal home and tied him back up as best as possible and left a business card with information on it, in the owner’s door.

Officer finger printed an out of town subject for a job-related background check.

10/14/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 400 block of West 4th Street.

Officer received a call from the Public Works Director, after he received a complaint of trees blocking a city alley on North Water Street.  Officer contacted the adjacent property owner who stated that they were just waiting for the tree service to come back and remove them.  Officer will follow up on the complaint to make sure that they are removed.

Officer met with a subject who turned in a lost/found item that they found in the middle of Highway 17.

Officer received a phone call about a well-known scam from overseas. Officer advised to call PD in the future if something seems suspicious.

Officer attempted to stop a pickup for no trailer lights.  Driver didn’t pull over until one mile south of Luther.  Driver was cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

10/15/20

Officer exchanged information with a DHS staff member reference a new complaint they just received about a subject living in the City.

Officer exchanged information with a DHS staff member reference an on-going case.

Officer assisted MFR with a medical call in the 200 block of S State.

10/16/20

Officer spoke with a man reference a traffic complaint on Kingman Blvd.

Officer assisted a motorist with an unlock at Continental Labs.

Officer responded to a reckless driver complaint. Officer made contact with the offending vehicle and cited the driver, Greg Tully of Madrid, with operation with suspended license.

Officer spoke with a man referencing a civil issue.

Officer did extra patrol at 606 South Water.

10/17/20

Officer responded to a home invasion in progress call. It was reported that a family member forced their way into a residence on Maverick Lane. The offender was given a trespass warning for the property at the owner’s request. No criminal charges were levied per their discretion.

Officer responded to a report of a skateboard being stolen from a juvenile at Edgewood Park.  The juvenile stated that it was a misunderstanding and the skateboard was returned to the owner.

10/18/2020

Officer responded to a complaint about door to door sales with no vendor permit in the area of Gerald and Kingman Blvd. The suspect had left the area before the officer arrived.

Officer responded to a dog barking complaint at 412 Southern Prairie Drive.  When the officer arrived, the dog was inside the residence.  Officer was unable to make contact with the resident.

Officer received a call about a runaway juvenile that wanted to come home.  Officer will follow up with the appropriate people.

Officer received a call about possible gun shots heard north of West 22nd Street.  Officer investigated and did not observe anything suspicious in the area.

Officer responded to a reckless driver complaint.  Officer followed the vehicle, but did not observe any abnormal driving behavior.

MPD Blotter October 5 – October 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

10/05/20

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

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

Officer removed debris from the roadway in the 100 block of North Union Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam claiming to be Social Security.

Officer followed up on a dog bite from last week. Officer received all vaccination paperwork from the dog that bit and gave it to the dog’s owner who got bit.  They both entered into a civil agreement to pay for the veterinary bill.

10/06/20

Officer assisted a Madrid resident on East North Street with an issue with one of her electrical appliances.

Officer was called to Van Wall for a subject possibly trying to take an ATV that did not belong to him.  Officer responded and found it to be a false alarm and just a mix up with the work orders.

Officer was called to the elementary school for a child out of control.  Mother picked the child up.

Officer spoke to high school staff, reference an incident receiving an inappropriate social media message from a past student.  Teacher lives in Polk County so officer asked her to report it to that department when she returns home.  Officer contacted the juvenile’s probation officer and reported the incident to her also.

Officer assisted an elderly Madrid resident with taking their water bill to the City Hall for payment.

10/07/20

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at the Flat Tire Lounge.

Officer performed a background check on a possible tenant for a landlord.

Officer returned a call to an out of town subject with information on a past case.  Subject had already passed the information on to the detective for the Boone County Sheriff’s Office that was assisting with the case.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident reference an Amazon scam that she received on the phone.  Subject did not give the caller any personal information over the phone.  REMINDER: Never give your personal information or credit card information to anyone that calls you on the phone claiming to be Amazon, the IRS, Social Security, Medicare, etc.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident in the 100 block of East 1st Street, reference finding her back window broken out of her vehicle.  It appeared to an accident from a rock from a mower or something small striking it.  A call for service was done for the insurance company.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference a civil issue dealing with a tree company that he paid and the owner continues to drag him on after being paid a large sum of money, and has never shown up.  Officer called the tree company, who he was familiar with from prior complaints and spoke to him.  The owner stated that the subjects refund would be in the mail.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident in the 200 block of Gerald Street reference a civil issue dealing with a roofing company that was paid a large sum of money and has not been back to do the work.  Officer contacted the numbers that the resident had.  One no longer worked for the company and the second stated that he was no longer on that case.  The corporate office called the resident back while officer was still on scene and spoke to him and stated that they would be sending a full refund.

Officer returned a call to a Pella police officer, reference a school stop sign violation, that occurred in his town, by a Madrid resident.  The resident was not home but the officer was able to relay the subjects phone number to the officer so that he could contact him directly.

Officer returned a call to a Polk County juvenile probation officer reference an on-going case.  Officer left a message on her voicemail.  Officer spoke to the probation officer a short time later and exchanged information on a case.

10/08/20

Officer received a call from a Madrid business owner reference a female going through his dumpster at night, which is on private property.  Officer will locate the female and give her a trespass warning for the property.

Officer removed construction debris from the roadway, on Highway 17, just North of the Madrid High School.

Officer met with staff from Radar Tech and had all the vehicle radar units certified for use.

Officer received a call from a Madrid mother who wanted an officer to speak with her child.  The juvenile had assaulted his elementary school teacher today and she wanted him spoken to about consequences if it were to happen again.

Officer assisted a Boone County Deputy, in picking up a Madrid resident, on a medical pick-up order, in the 500 block of South Main Street.

Officer received a call about a suspicious individual in the 200 block of S State St. Case under current investigation.

Officer was dispatched to Git N Go for reports of an intoxicated person  Person was gone prior to officers arrival.

10/09/20

Officer followed up on investigation from earlier in the week.

Officer responded to a fire alarm at the Madrid Home, everything was fine, false alarm

Officer performed a traffic stop on Hwy 17

Officer dispatched to 917 S Kennedy for a report of juveniles outside throwing things. Officer unable to locate any juveniles in the area

Officer dispatched to 100 Block of E 9th for a report of a loose dog. Dog was friendly officer advised to see if it goes home and if not call back tomorrow.

10/10/20

Officer assisted with a medical call at the Milwaukee apartments.

Officer responded to a report of two young children walking unattended in the roadway near Edgewood park.

Officer passed along the community room keys to a male.

Officer was called to a domestic situation in the 200 block South State Street. Male suspect had left prior to officers arrival. Male was later located at Casey’s.  Officer’s arrested Nelson Valdez-Mendez and charged him with domestic abuse assault.

Officer was dispatched to 400 block of South State Street for a report of disturbing phone calls. Officer advised the couple of some options and advised to call if they received anymore.

Officer performed a welfare check on an elderly male. Everything checked out OK.

 

MPD Blotter – September 28 – October 4, 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

09/28/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a possible mail scam after a subject received a $10,000 jackpot winning ticket in the mail.

Officer received a letter in the mail, complaining about a vehicle that parks on the sidewalk, in the 600 block of West 2nd Street, causing the subject to have to walk in the street while walking their dog.  The letter had no name on it for the complainant.  Officer checked on the residence 3 times and found no vehicle blocking the sidewalk.  If anyone see’s this infraction taking place, please contact the police at the time of the infraction, so we can speak with the owner.

Officer spoke to a local Madrid realtor and assisted with a background check on a possible future tenant.

Officer spoke to a detective from the Ankeny Police Department who passed on a case that occurred in Madrid.  Officer spoke to the mother of the juvenile, who was the victim of the complaint, and received some up to date information.  Officer will follow-up on the information.

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s.  A subject picked up a stray cat and dropped it off there.  Officer saw the kitten with its mother by County Line Road a couple hours earlier.  Officer took the kitten back and dropped it off at that location.

Officer assisted a Madrid homeowner with doing a background check on a female looking to rent his property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference her juvenile daughter receiving a suspicious text message.  Officer passed the caller onto Dallas County since that is where their residence is located.

Officer was dispatched to a lift assist in the 200 block of Grigsby Court.  Officer arrived and assisted the female with getting back on her feet and to her walker.  Subject had no injuries so Fire/Rescue was disregarded.

Officer took a report from a Madrid resident at 3rd and State, that last night she was outside her business with her Yorkie dog.  Another male walked by with his dog and it attacked her dog and killed it.  She didn’t get the owners information and is worried the dog is vicious and worried about kids in the area.  Please contact the Madrid Police if you are the owner of this dog or if you can identify the owner. The dog was described as a bigger black dog, possibly a pit-bull and the male was white with glasses and brown hair.

Officer received a call from an attorney in Kansas City reference a case from 2012, needing information on a subject involved.  Officer will pull the report and call the attorney back and have her do an official records request for any information.

09/29/20

Officer was called out for a Madrid resident, reporting a theft of $500 cash from her apartment, in the 200 block of South State Street.  A suspect name was given and was possibly traveling back to the City of Ankeny.  Officer put out an attempt to locate the vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Officer spoke to a Des Moines police officer who stated that they had taken a report of a crime that they believed occurred in Madrid.  They will be forwarding the information for review.

Officer emailed a report from 2012 to a State of Missouri CASA attorney working on a child protective case in her State.

Officer received a call from the owner of Car Quest, reference a bike that was left at the rea of his building.  Officer located the bike and took it into custody to be claimed.  The bike had a mechanical failure but the officer located the part a short distance away and put it back on the bike.

Officer spoke with a subject on Kingman Blvd.  Officer did a check-up on both the subjects that were having some health issues.  Officer also discussed another property owned by one of the subjects, reference a neighbor’s complaint of down trees that is blocking him from mowing his yard.  She stated that she would attempt to get someone hired to cut up the branches.

Officer was called to a civil dispute in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue.  A civil no contact order was recently dropped and the male wanted back into his residence and the female would not allow it.  Officer informed them both of their rights and informed them both that they needed to contact an attorney.

Officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Fairview for a disagreement between a couple, they were advised it was a civil issue and they need to work out what they want to do with their relationship.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding an ongoing investigation.

09/30/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident on Grigsby Court, reference his small black dog getting out and running away.  Officer received a call from a postal delivery employee who returned the dog to its owner. Thanks Lacey!

Officer attended a meeting with the Granger Police Department for the Chief that was retiring there and the appointment of the new one.

Officer received a complaint of a dog running at large by Dance Driven.  Officer located the animal’s owner and returned it.

Officers attended CPR/AED training at the Madrid Fire Department

Officer burned copies of body cam videos for cases to be send to the County Attorney for court proceedings.

10/01/20

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 100 block of South Water Street.

Officer assisted staff at the elementary school, speaking with a young man about safety issues of leaving school grounds, crossing the streets, and listening to staff members.

Officer spoke to a representative from Meals on Wheels, who requested a welfare check on one of its clients in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue.

Officer received a report of a dog that bit another dog yesterday in the 300 block of East 1st Street.  Officer spoke to owner of dog and asked that she get all paperwork on the dog including rabies vaccination.  Officer spoke to the victim’s and that stated that they wanted the $305 vet bill paid.  Officer contacted the Boone Area Humane Society and filled them in on the incident.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference disposing of old fireworks.

Officer received a call of a suspicious male taking pictures at 5th and Main.  Officer was unable to locate the male.

Officer returned a phone call to a subject that stated they had information on a past case.  Officer returned the call and left a message asking for her to call back.

Officer performed a traffic stop at 8th and Kennedy

Officer responded to a noise complaint of car alarm going off, officer was unable to locate the source.

10/02/20

Officer responded to a residence on East 6th Street reference a life alert call placed.

Officer spoke with another agency reference a child sex abuse investigation.

Officer followed up on a dog bite call.

Officers provided foot patrol and traffic control for the high school football game.

10/03/20

Officer responded to the Meadow Estates reference a civil issue. Officer advised the parties to seek resolution via the courts.

Officer spoke with a young man after his mother reported he made threats to hurt himself. It was determined that the statements were in response to a disagreement over use of a phone for internet surfing and were not credible.

Officer responded to report of suspicious activity at North and Union St. Checked out no mischief was occurring.

Officer received a report of suspects messing with the temporary stop sign at the elementary.  Officer advised suspects to not touch the stop sign.

Officer responded to 600 block of Maverick to help with a civil disagreement.

10/04/20

Officer responded to a report of a hit and run accident on West 2nd St.

Officer responded to North Main Street reference a man urinating in a yard there. Officer arrested an Adolfo Ninaquispe, of Ames for public intoxication and OWI 3rd offense.

MPD Blotter September 21 – September 27, 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

09/21/20

Officer removed a bat from a residence in the 800 block of South Union Street.

Officer was notified of a pursuit by Huxley Police, westbound on Highway 210 at a very high rate of speed.  Vehicle was stopped before it could reach the City.

Officer followed up with a witness, from a case from over the weekend and set up a date and time for an interview.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone call that he knew was a social security scam.  Also, calls are being made to Madrid residents claiming to be Medicare.  Neither of these businesses will call you on the phone.  If they do, it’s a scam. Do not give your personal information out over the phone.

09/22/20

Officer did background checks on two subjects going door to door for a roofing company.

Officer received records requests for (3) past accident reports.  Officer filled the requests after receiving payment.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference needing assistance with getting a family member off of his property that moved a camper and other items onto it.  Officer spoke to the subject and he was already packing his stuff to move.

Officer spoke to a subject in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue, reference needing a copy of an accident report.  Officer supplied them with one.  Officer also received a complaint requesting extra patrol for some suspicious activity around their neighborhood.

Officer followed up on a past case and spoke to a couple potential witnesses.  Information was sent to the Boone County Attorney to add to a file that he has had in review.

09/23/20

Officer was dispatched to the 300 block of North Locust for an identity theft case.  Officer spoke to the victim who stated that she had a direct TV account set up in her name by someone and racked up over a $600 bill.

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

Officer received a complaint of a motorcycle making a bad pass on Highway 17 coming into town.  The motorcycle then turned and followed the Madrid resident through town.  Officer stopped the rider and he apologized for his road rage and stated that it would not happen again.

Officer performed a background check, on a past Madrid resident, for a federal officer that made a request.

Officer performed a follow up interview from an incident this weekend

Officer responded to a civil complaint of property ownership.

09/24/20

Officer was called to Dollar General for a shoplifter. Officer made contact with Messina Warning, from Des Moines, and found her to be in possession of Dollar General property concealed in her purse.  Female was arrested for theft 5th and transported to the Madrid Police Department. Female was cited and released for theft 5th and given a court date.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 400 block of East 9th Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference civil issues dealing with a court hearing coming up dealing with a civil no contact order.

Officer spoke with Madrid resident about possible slander of a family member and violation of a No Contact Order.

09/25/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an emergency medical call, in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Patient was transported to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

Officer assisted a census worker with an address location.

Officer was dispatched to an incomplete 911 call on Maple Ridge Drive.  Officer located the caller who accidently made the call while doing work on a damaged property.

Officer met with a Madrid resident who turned in a lost/found debit card.  Officer will get it returned to its rightful owner.

09/26/20

Officer responded to the area of Maverick and Brodie for a report of suspicious people walking around and looking in houses.  Time delay 25 min.  Officer checked the area, UTL.

09/27/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil no contact order in place.  She stated that the male had been riding his bike around her residence in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue and just wanted extra patrol.

Officer received a call from a County resident reference a phone scam.  Officer gave the caller the number to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office to take the report.

Officer supplied a Madrid resident with gun locks for two weapons that he inherited from his father.

Officers participated in department firearms qualifications.

Officer responded to the 200 block of East 8th Street for a vehicle unlock.  Officer was able to successfully unlock the vehicle.

 

 

MPD Blotter September 14 – September 20, 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

 

09/14/20

Officer spoke to a past Madrid resident, reference sharing some drug information that occurred in the City.  Also, several civil questions were answered and the subject was referred to his attorney for those answers.

Officer followed up on a burglary case from last week.  Officer interviewed one juvenile and he was cleared from the investigation.

Officer filled a records request for a Madrid resident, reference situations that occurred at his last address.

09/15/20

Officer received a report of two dogs that had ran away from their owner.  Officer was contacted about one animal and was met at the police department where the owner picked him up. Officer was contacted later that the owner had recovered the second animal as well.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference an on-going case and exchanged some up-to-date information.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a civil issue at his past residence and left some property to return to his ex.

Officer returned property from an earlier civil dispute.

Officer followed up on information regarding a case from last week, and interviewed a juvenile.

09/16/20

Officer was dispatched to the Flat Tire for a burglary alarm going off.  Officer checked the building and found everything was secure.  Officer called the owner and notified him of the situation.

Officer stopped a vehicle, at 6th Street and Highway 17, for stopped on the traveled portion of the roadway, at the bike trail crossing.  Officer found the driver, Joshua Springer to have a suspended Iowa driver’s license with 7 withdrawals in effect.  Officer cited and released the male from the scene for the driving charges.

Officer received a call from a Madrid father asking if an officer could stop and speak to his 8-year-old son who was having a bad day.  Officer stopped and spoke to the young man.  A short time later the father left a message thanking the officer for the meeting because it was a night and day difference afterwards.

Officer was called by a Madrid juveniles’ father, stating that he was having issues with his 17-year-old son and that he just left the house after making some concerning statements.  Officer spoke to the juvenile along with his father and defused the situation.

Officer responded to the 100 block of W 7th for a neighbor dispute.  Officer mediated the situation and both parties were advised to contact their respective attorney’s.

09/17/20

Officer received a call of a semi broke down on Highway 17, Northbound at the stop light.  Officer gave traffic control until it could be towed off the roadway, thanks to Dustin Dalton for the assistance.  Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a small diesel fuel spill at the same location.

Officer spoke to the owner of County Line Road trailer court, reference the clean-up and removal of the damaged trailers.  A game plan was set up for the clean-up of the property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident about a possible welfare check of a friend that was supposed to visit from out of State.  He had not heard from her and her phone has been shut off.  Officer contacted a family member and everything checked out OK.

Officer performed a funeral procession.

Officer received a call, reference a past accident report.  Officer pulled the call for service and gave the owner all the necessary information for his insurance company.

9/18/20

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call. Determined to be a pocket dial.

Officer answered questions reference a tree service.

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call. Determined to be an errant call.

Officer spoke with a man reference a protective order.

Officer spoke with a man reference blocking an alleyway to do storm damage repairs.

Officer followed up with DHS reference an on-going case.

Officer spoke with a man reference his ex-wife trespassing at his residence.

Officer responded to a noise complaint.

Officer was dispatched to Hwy 210 in front of the elementary school, a construction company that was replacing the sidewalk there had brought their work into the road and shut down part of 1st Street.  Motorists were complaining there wasn’t enough warning for the closure.

9/19/20

Officer followed up with a theft investigation.

Officer advised tenants in downtown apartments to keep the noise level down and close their windows.

Officer responded to a civil dispute about alleyway parking.

Officer assisted Boone ambulance service with a medical call at the Cedar’s home.

9/20/20

Officer assisted with traffic control at both 1st and 6th streets at the junction with Kennedy Avenue while a tree service dropped trees the safest direction, which happened to be into the roadway.

Officer spoke with a male reference a possible theft that occurred.

Officer responded to Dollar General for a report of female with an injured male in her vehicle. Upon officer arrival it was determined it was an intoxicated male who was telling false tales. Roman Guzman, from Clive was arrested and taken to Boone County Jail for public intoxication, minor in possession of alcohol, and Interference with official acts.