Archive for Police Reports

MPD Blotter July 8 – July 14, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

07/08/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 100 Block of North Main Street. Life Flight was landed on scene and transported the patient to Mercy in Des Moines.

Officer received a complaint of a house with junk vehicles and debris on the property, in the 400 Block of East 2nd Street.  Officer will serve them a notice to get cleaned up before the annual Labor Day Festival.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that was served a junk vehicle violation downtown, on two vehicles.  He stated that they would be licensed and moved into the parking lot tomorrow.

Officer received a complaint, on a downtown business, about needing the area cleaned up along with a vehicle removed.  Officer spoke to the owner reference the infraction and it needing to be cleaned up for Labor Day.  He stated that he would get on the issue this weekend.

Officer spoke to several juveniles about bike safety and passed out stickers.

Officer was called reference a juvenile walking on Southern Prairie Drive, wearing a cast.  Officer made contact with him and gave him a ride to the Library.  Officer made sure that a family member was going to pick him up due to him having recent surgery on his feet.

Officer conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of S. Kennedy.  The driver was advised on improper vehicle lighting and registration.

Officer received a complaint of UTV’s in the area of 22nd and N. Market Street driving recklessly during the day.  Officer was provided a description and will give extra patrol to the area.

07/09/19

Officer was contacted by a City employee reference an elderly man falling at 1st and Kennedy Avenue.  He stated that he stopped and checked on him and he stated that he was fine but thought an Officer should follow up.  Officer made contact with the male and found him to have minor scrapes but no major injury.  Subject refused all medical treatment.

Officer located a vehicle that was broken down at 1st and State Street.  Officer found that the driver had a job interview at the Madrid School so he drove her there so she would not be late.  She stated that her husband would get the vehicle removed asap.

Officer spoke to an employee of the Madrid Clinic about a check fraud case.  Officer called and gave all the information to dispatch and asked that it be given to a Boone Officer since the female was a resident there.

07/10/19

Officer followed up with a Madrid resident, and did a welfare check, after dealing with the subject the day before on a fall.

Officer assisted Madrid Library Staff with an equipment failure.

Officer left a message for a Madrid resident at 21st and Union, that his property needed cleaned up, and asked to schedule a meeting with him, to discuss clean-up.

07/11/19

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, in the 400 Block of South Market Street, reference a junk vehicle on her property.  She stated that the vehicle belongs to her son and she would pass on the information to him, because she wanted it removed also.

Officer attempted to make contact with the owner of a second junk vehicle in the 400 Block of South Market Street, but found nobody home.  Officer left a business card to contact him to check on plans for removal.

Officer was dispatched to 2300 Block of QF Lane on a possible personal injury accident, due to the Deputy being out of position.  Officer could not locate anyone in the area. Dispatch found that On-star was accidently tripped in a vehicle that traveled over the washboard in front of the house, after speaking to the owner of the vehicle.

07/12/19

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident and answered questions, reference concerns of his elderly family members.

Officer filled a records request for a Madrid resident.

Officer answered questions reference setting a dumpster on the street for a short time during a siding job.

Officer took a report of a runaway juvenile.

07/13/19

Officer met with the caretaker whom provided police with a found electronic device of a juvenile previously reported missing for the past 2 days.  After an investigation and securing information from the device, officer was able to determine the whereabouts of the missing juvenile in Des Moines.  Officer notified Des Moines Police Dept. of the location of the juvenile whom was found safe and turned over to Madrid Police.

Officer followed up with Des Moines Police reference the previous case.
 
7/14/19
Officer picked up a found wallet at a downtown business. Officer located the owner and made arrangements for retrieval.

MPD Blotter July 1 – July 7, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

  

07/01/19

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, in the 100 Block of Peterson Parkway, with clearing an old firearm, that he had not touched in 15 years.

Officer assisted Madrid Market with an insufficient check case.  The subject met with the owner and paid off the debt, after the Officer contacted them. Officer is still working on a second case reported last week as well.

Officer received a complaint of a juvenile riding a mini-bike around town over the weekend.  Officer saw the same juvenile riding a moped and stopped and spoke to him.  Officer contacted the juvenile’s father and informed him of the situation.  Juvenile pushed the moped home due to not having a proper license.

Officer spoke to a family in Ankeny, who requested a welfare check on a Madrid resident, in the 500 Block of South Water Street.  Officer was unable to locate the subject.  The out of town subjects came to town and made contact with the subject later in the day and everything checked out OK.

Officer responded to a complaint of juveniles playing with a fire hydrant.  The juveniles were gone upon arrival.

Officer was dispatched to a juvenile out of control.  The child was calmed down and the family transported the juvenile to his doctor for evaluation.

  

07/02/19

Officer spoke to the Public Works Director, who asked for assistance getting things moved at a downtown business, in anticipation for some City work being started.  Officer will speak to the business owner about getting a vehicle and some items removed.

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle driving poorly and very slow on Highway 17 Northbound coming into town.  The vehicle was described as an SUV with handicapped plates.  Officer located a minivan that matched the description with two elderly males but found nothing wrong with their driving.

Officer was called to East 3rd Street for a found dog.  Officer located the owner who picked her up at City Hall.

Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction in the 300 block of Locust St. 

Officer responded to the 500 block of Milwaukee regarding a family assistance call regarding a juvenile.  Officer made contact with the juvenile and several family members and assisted with a plan for future instances. 

07/03/19

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

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference scam calls.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 200 Block of Gerald Street.

Officer was called to the 300 Block of East 6th Street for a dog running at large. The animal’s owner was located.  Officer had the owner come to City Hall and license the animal due to them recently moving to the City.

Officer was called to 1st Street and Highway 17, after a City worker assisted a female, with pushing her broken down vehicle to the side of the road.  Officer could not locate the driver of the vehicle.

Officer was dispatched to assist Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer returned some found property to the Madrid High School.

Officer received information of a wanted fugitive, that had moved into the City.  Officer located and arrested Kolby Debrouse, in the 600 Block of Maverick Lane.  Kolby had been on the run since June of 2017.  Officer placed him under arrest for two warrants for probation revocation.  The first was out of Polk County for operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent.  The second warrant was out of Warren County for driving while license barred, eluding, and operation a vehicle without the owner’s consent.  Both warrants had no bond.  Officer transported the subject to the Hindu Temple and released him to a Polk County Deputy.

Officer was contacted by a Madrid resident, who reported her ex-husband was calling and messaging her harassing messages, at all hours of the night.  Officer received a call back number for the male who now lives in Oklahoma, and gave him a warning for this harassment.

Officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks not allowed in the City being used.  Officer provided copies of the City ordinance to all parties and advised on the legal fireworks that can be used.  All parties spoken to agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.  

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up at the Flat Tire.  No one there or in the area had called.  UTL

Officer responded to assist Fire Department at a blown power line in the alley behind the VFW.  Alliant was contacted for repair.  Power out in the area.

Officer responded to a report of ATV’s traveling at a high speed eastbound near the elementary school.  UTL.

Officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks not allowed in the City being used.  Officer provided copies of the City ordinance to all parties and advised on the legal fireworks that can be used.  All parties spoken to agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction. 

7/4/19

Officer assisted a Madrid resident in getting them in contact with a family member after they suffered a medical issue.

Officer took a complaint of aerial fireworks being displayed on the South end of town.

Officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks not allowed in the City being used.  Officer provided copies of the City ordinance to all parties and advised on the legal fireworks that can be used.  All parties spoken to agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction. 

Officer assisted another agency with making contact with a Madrid resident regarding a family member in custody of another law enforcement agency.

 

7/5/19

Officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks not allowed in the City being used.  Officer provided copies of the City ordinance to all parties and advised on the legal fireworks that can be used.  All parties spoken to agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction. 

Officer responded to a residence on Kingman Boulevard reference an assault that occurred there. The incident occurred on private property and the parties involved did not wish to pursue criminal charges. 

Officer unlocked a vehicle for a motorist.

 

7/6/19

Officer responded to a house on Southern Prairie Drive after receiving information of a possible suicidal juvenile there. Everything checked OK.

Officer took a complaint of fireworks.

Officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks not allowed in the City being used.  Officer provided copies of the City ordinance to all parties and advised on the legal fireworks that can be used.  All parties spoken to agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.

Officer responded downtown reference a male acting erratically. Officer checked on the man who stated he was Ok.

7/7/19

Officer unlocked a vehicle for a resident in the 400 block of E. First Street. 

Officer responded to a residence on S. Union Street to take a report of a burglary in which a gaming console was stolen. After the Officer recovered evidence to identify the suspect, the victim advised he wanted to give the suspect a chance to return the property. Charges pending that discussion.

The victim from the previous entry called in to advise that his property was being returned and did not wish to pursue charges.

Officer took a report of a dog at large.

MPD Blotter June 24 – June 30, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

06/24/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 200 block of East North Street.

Officer followed up on an on-going felony theft case, with several different departments that are also involved.

Officer received a call about a branch down in the road on North Main Street.  Officer moved the branch onto the parking.

Officer assisted Casey’s employees with removing an unwanted female from the store.

Officer did a welfare check on East 21st Street. Everything checked out OK.

Officer checked on a suspicious vehicle parked at the Fireworks stand in town.

 

06/25/19

Officer exchanged evidence with a Detective with Altoona Police Department.  The Detective was able to file a felony theft 1st warrant for a subject related to a Madrid case where (3) additional felony warrants were issued.

Officer ran a background check on a subject applying for a vender’s license in the City.

Officer’s attending a court proceeding, for a past case where a female was criminally charged and arrested, for aggravated child endangerment.  Subject was found guilty on the charge.  Subject will be sentenced at a later date.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding a found dog near their residence.  The homeowner took a photo of the dog and put it on social media.  The owner contacted them shortly after and retrieved the dog.

Officer stopped a vehicle on Hwy 17 for a traffic infraction.  The driver was given a warning.

Officer was dispatched to a fire alarm at the Madrid Home.  It was determined to be a false alarm.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire with traffic while they performed equipment testing.

 

06/26/19

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for an animal that had been struck by a vehicle, that was deceased in the parking lot.

Officer served (2) downtown residences for the removal of junk vehicles and debris off of City property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who asked for a house watch while they are on vacation.

Officer was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at South Kennedy and 1st Street.  Unit 1 was driven by Janet Erb of Boone.  Unit 1 rear-ended Unit 2 driven by Keiron Burks of Kansas City, Kansas. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to unit 1.

 

06/27/19

Officer was called to Hoyt Boys for a vehicle parked blocking a storage unit, that the owner needed to get into.  Officer attempted to locate and call both the owner of the vehicle and the apartment with no luck.  Officer left a business card and a message on a cell phone to have the vehicle immediately removed.

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for a theft.  Officer watched a video showing the crime.  Officer will be issuing a warrant for the subjects arrest due to him moving out of town.

Officer fingerprinted a Madrid resident for a coaching certificate back-ground check.

Officer initiated a traffic stop, on a vehicle coming into town on Highway 210 Westbound, for speeding.  The driver was given a verbal warning for the infraction.

Officer took a complaint of a dog at large.

Officer responded to the Maple Ridge Division reference an unattended dog. Officer spoke with the owner and checked welfare of the animal. Determined to be fine.

 

06/28/19

Officer was dispatched to the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street for a complaint of fireworks.  Officer located nobody outside the house and the resident was not home.  Officer spoke to a neighbor who had called the owner who stated he had left before my arrival.  Officer informed them that no fireworks were legal until July 3 & 4.

Officer was dispatched to the 300 Block of Locust Street for a man down.  Officer located a subject that had fallen and was bleeding heavily from both arms.  Officer assisted medical on the call.

Officer was dispatched to the Madrid Museum for an alarm.  Officer found employees there had accidently set it off.

Officer was dispatched to Gerald Street for an alarm going off in a garage. While en-route, dispatch notified that it was a false alarm and could disregard.

Officer interviewed a subject on a theft case stemming from Dollar General from yesterday. The subject admitted to the theft.  Officer charged Dallas Hoffman, for theft 5th.  The subject was cited, released, and given a court date to appear.

Officer filled a record request, from a Des Moines resident, reference a past accident.

Officer was called to Casey’s for two dogs running at large. Officer and two great citizens held the animals till the owner arrived to claim them.

Officer met with staff from the Market of Madrid, who turned over two insufficient funds check cases.

Officer was called to the 400 Block of North Water Street for damage done to a fence.  Neighbors spoke and found out kids damaged it two years prior.  Neighbor guaranteed no further damage would happen.

06/29/19

Officer unlocked a vehicle for a subject in the 300 block of W. 2nd.

Officer stopped a vehicle on Hwy 17 for a traffic infraction.

Officer followed up with a suspect of a bad check / theft investigation.

06/30/19

Officer responded to the 200 block of N. Locust for a vehicle stopped in the roadway and two subjects arguing.  Passenger is a resident of Woodward Academy and was being taken for a ride when he became combative.  Subjects father was notified and assisted in getting him back to Woodward.

 

MPD Blotter June 17 – June 23, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER
Madrid Police Contact Numbers:
Emergency – 911
Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527
Police Department – 515-795-3113
Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166
policedept@madridiowa.org

06/17/19

Officer received a records request, for past police calls, to a residence on North Water Street.

Officer followed up on a theft at the Green Street Apartments.  Officer spoke to several subjects there who agreed to bring a juvenile into the police department for an interview.  After the interview, the juvenile male was charged with two counts of Theft and referred to juvenile court.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident.  He stated that he was contacted by Alliant Energy and they stated that he had an overdue electric bill in one of his rental units. He paid the bill and then found out that it was a scam. If someone calls and states they are from the electric company and they are requesting immediate payment, hang up and call your provider directly to prevent you from losing the money paid.

Officer received a complaint on a property at 5th and Market.  Caller stated that there were vehicles and building material parked on the City right of way and a junk vehicle and other garbage around the garage.  Officer will send the property owner a notice to start the clean-up process.

Officer assisted Madrid Rescue with a medical call at the Cedars.

Officer was dispatched to an unknown 911 call on West North St.  It was determined to be an equipment issue with the phone.  Everything checked OK

Officer assisted with a civil standby in the 500 block of S. State St.

06/18/19

Officer mailed a notice of ordinance violations to a resident in the 400 Block of West 5th Street.

Officer received a complaint of loud music in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street. Officer made contact with the subject and asked him to turn it down, in which he did.

Officer followed up on a theft case from last week.  Officer passed on information to Altoona PD, Osceola PD, DCI, and a department in Kansas City for crimes that occurred in their jurisdiction.  Several felony charges are pending in Madrid.

Officer received a complaint of a Madrid resident reference debris in the parking, consisting of a tire and a mattress, in the 700 Block of South Union Street.  Officer left a business card on the door asking for removal, when nobody was found home.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, that reported his sons’ bike was stolen from the school today, while he attended practice.  He stated that his wife had already made a post on Facebook also, so people could be on the lookout.  A short time later the resident called back and stated that the bike was located.  Officer assisted with the exchange of the bike back to the owner.

Officer responded to a medical call at the Madrid Home.

06/19/19

Officer filled a records request for a Madrid resident.

Officer spoke with a DCI Agent with Lakeside Casino and shared information on an on-going theft case.  Officer sent them information for criminal charges in their jurisdiction to be investigated and charged.

Officer sent up (3) felony warrants to be signed and issued, in an on-going theft case in the City.

Officer towed an abandoned vehicle from the Market of Madrid.  Vehicle was tagged and the owner was given a 30-day notice from the property owner on May 17th.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding a report of theft and criminal mischief in the 500 block of S. State St.  Officer will investigate the allegations.

Officer stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of N. Kennedy.  The driver was warned for improper lamps.

06/20/19

Officer spoke to the head of Security at Prairie Meadows and exchanged information on an on-going case.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, with getting into their residence after they accidently locked themselves out, in the 600 Block of South Water Street.

Officer received (2) records request from Madrid residents.  Officer was unable to fill one because the information requested is not a public record and the second one was forwarded to the City Clerk due to it not being a Police issue.

Officer received a call from a mother, who reported that her daughter called her 25 minutes previous, and stated that a suspicious suspect had taken pictures of their house.  Officer received a great description of the suspect but was unable to locate the subject because of the time delay.

6/22/19

Officer assisted a motorist with an unlock at the Madrid Home.

Officer responded to Meadow Estates reference a domestic disturbance. It was determined that it was verbal only.

Officer arrested a Robert Smith of Meadow Estates lot #66 for violation of a Polk County protective no contact order.

Officers assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle.

Officer responded to the Madrid Historical Museum reference an alarm, determined to be false.

Officers responded downtown for a large group of juveniles inside the old theater building. The juveniles were issued trespassing warning and released to family.

6/23/19

Officer responded to a residence in the 800 block of S. State Street.  Incident was determined to be a civil matter.

Officer assisted Madrid Rescue/Boone Co. Ambulance with an emergent medical at the Church of Christ.

Officer took a fireworks complaint, unable to locate the source before they stopped.

 

MPD Blotter June 10 – June 15, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

06/10/19

Officer was called about two suspicious males at Casey’s.  Officer made contact with them and found out that the subjects were transported from Story County to ours, and had already been spoken to a Deputy and a Madrid Officer last night. Both subjects left town walking to Des Moines.

Officer was called to the area of 21st and Union for a vicious dog that had broken his chain and had charged a female walking.  Officer made contact with the animal and it did indeed act very aggressive and was dragging a broken chain.  The owner caught the dog and took him inside.

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle that was served in the 600 Block of South Union.  The owner had the vehicle removed over the weekend.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 600 Block of South Union Street.

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle served last week in the 500 Block of West 1st Street.  Vehicle had been removed by the owner over the weekend.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference the disposal of past medication that he has had since 2014.

Officer spoke to a pair of grandparents in Florida, who had received a scam call stating that their grand-daughter had been arrested in Madrid and they needed to send money to get her out of jail.  Officer informed them that they were the victim of a scam.  No money was sent and the subjects reported it to their local police department in Florida.

Officer received a complaint from a Madrid business owner, of an abandoned vehicle left on his property.  Officer was attempting to locate the owner of the same vehicle, for another vehicle abandoned in Veteran’s Square parking lot.  Officer received an address for the owner in Luther.  Subject was not home but Officer received a valid phone number, and called and informed the owner that both cars must be removed immediately.

Officer spoke to a subject from Ames, reference stopping on Highway 17 at the bike trail, to allow bikers to cross.  Officer informed her that the bikes must stop and yield to the vehicles and that it is illegal to stop on the traveled portion of the highway and actually causes more issues.

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle all over the road on Highway 210.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.  Owner is a Madrid resident so the Officer will be on the look-out.

Officer was notified by a bail bondsman regarding a subject possibly in town with warrants.  The subject was not located in Madrid.

Officer assisted a family from out of town with a flat tire on their vehicle.  Officer changed the tire for the subjects.

 

06/11/19

Officer spoke to subject regarding information on several previously stolen items to enter them into the state system.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding obtaining a police report from a previous incident they were involved in.

 

06/12/19

Officer received and filled a records request for a Madrid resident.

Officer spoke to a female, who lost her phone in town this weekend.  She thinks someone found it and pitched it in the ditch somewhere, due to an app on her phone.  Officer did a call for service so she could make an insurance claim.

 

06/13/19

Officer was dispatched to the 200 Block of South Green Street, for a theft of property, out of the mail.  Officer was able to recover the stolen property and returned it to the rightful owner.  The juvenile suspect is out of town till the weekend.  Charges are pending in this case.

Officer spoke to the landlord of an apartment complex reference issues with a tenant.

Officer spoke to a Madrid business owner reference suspicious spending on a company credit card.

 

06/14/19

Officer took a report of a business sign being stolen out of a yard in the 200 Block of South Market Street.

Officer followed up on a case from yesterday, dealing with unauthorized spending in a local business.  Officer received a lot more information on the case.  Officer contacted DCI for assistance for elements of the crime that occurred in Polk County.  Officer will continue the investigation of the elements of the crime that occurred in the City and will be looking at issuing warrants when the case is finalized.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a pair of lost dogs.  Officer was unable to locate them.  The owner called back later and stated that they had returned home.

Officer stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights when required. The driver was put through standardized sobriety testing, but tested under the per se illegal limit. The officer released the subject to a completely sober driver to get a ride home to Polk City.

Officer responded to 5th and Main Street reference a report of a male in the roadway yelling.  The caller identified the subject, but wished to remain anonymous. The Officer made contact with the suspect and advised them of the complaint.

Officer took a report from a passerby of a possible fight that took place earlier behind the VFW Bar. The Officer checked the area, but was unable to locate any disturbance at that time. No other reports were made.

 

06/15/19

Officer assisted with traffic control for the Joni Ernst Motorcycle Ride through Madrid.

Officer returned a phone call and received new information in reference to a burglary that occurred on a previous date.  Information passed on to the officer handling the case.

Officer received two reports of a person acting suspicious in the area of Fifth and Main Street. 

Officer received a report from a resident claiming identity theft.  Officer completed report and gave the victim a case number as requested by the financial institution.

Officer escorted a funeral procession and stopped traffic on Hwy 17.

Officer received a report of two vehicles driving recklessly.  Officer checked the area the were reported to be and was unable to locate them.

Officer responded to a downtown business with a door left ajar after hours. Officer secured the business after unable to reach the owner.

Officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on S. Main Street. Officer tested the driver for alcohol impairment, driver tested well under the limit.

Officer followed up with the victim of a burglary reported last week after their property was located in possession of a subject in Des Moines. That subject was arrested on four felonies, additional charges are pending outcome of further investigation.

MPD Blotter June 3 – June 9, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

06/03/19

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 300 Block of S Kennedy Avenue.

Officer spoke to the owner of (2) junk vehicles served in the 500 Block of S Main Street.  Owner stated that one would be picked up by Teen Challenge this week and the other was going to be given to a family member.

Officer was dispatched to a medical call in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer picked up some equipment left at a medical call last night, at a Madrid residence.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident that had their mower stuck in a ditch.

Officer followed up with DHS, and performed an interview with a subject on an on-going case.

Officer responded to a Fire Alarm at the Madrid Home.  As the Officer arrived, he was notified by dispatch that it was a false alarm.

Officer received a call regarding a burglary.  Officer took a report from the subjects and will follow up with suspect information given.

 

06/04/19

Officer met with a Madrid resident, who shared information on a current situation, dealing with a divorce and possible future safety issues.

Officer assisted Polk County Sheriff’s Office with a two-vehicle accident South of town on Highway 17.

Officer received a complaint of a large junk pile on the county property on East 3rd Street.

Officer spoke to an owner of a junk vehicle on West 1st Street.  Officer will follow up with them next week.

Officer received a complaint of a careless driver on West 1st Street.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 700 Block of East 2nd Street.

Officer responded to Newton Rd. and took possession of drug paraphernalia that was found.

Officer stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of S. Kennedy for a vehicle equipment not operating properly.  Officer advised the driver of the issue and was agreed to have it fixed.

 

06/05/19

Officer returned a set of lost/found motorcycle keys to their rightful owner.

Officer assisted a subject in the 200 block of S. Kennedy with a disabled vehicle in the roadway.  Officer had the vehicle towed to the owner’s residence at their request and provided traffic control.

Officer unlocked a vehicle for a subject.

Officer was dispatched along with Madrid Fire to a riding lawn mower on fire at a residence.  The fire was extinguished. The lawn mower was a total loss.

 

06/06/19

Officer filled (3) records requests sent by a Madrid resident.

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

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 100 Block of South Water Street.

Officer assisted a family member from the above medical call, by following her home to drop the patient’s vehicle off, and giving them a ride back to a downtown business.

 

 6/7/19

Officer responded to 200 block of South State St for a reported assault.  Unfounded.

Officer responded to the 200 block of State Street for a medical assist.

Officer responded to E. 21st Street reference a child custody exchange issue.

Officer responded to Gerald street reference unwanted house guests.

Officer responded to S. Water street reference a civil property dispute.

 

06/08/19

Officer stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of S Ave. The driver was warned for improper lighting on the vehicle.

Officer assisted with a medical call on Newton Rd. 

Officer spoke to several subjects regarding a civil child custody dispute.

Officer responded to a downtown apartment building reference a suspicious item found in the hallway and a stolen welcome mat.

Officer responded to the high school for an alarm, found to be false.

 

06/09/19

Officer responded to Madrid High School for an alarm

Officer unlocked a vehicle at St. Malachy Church.

Officer followed up on the theft from last night.

MPD Blotter May 13 – May 22, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

05/13/19

Officer removed a junk vehicle, out of Veteran’s Square, at the request of the owner.

Officer followed up on a juvenile case, reported over the weekend, that occurred 6 years ago in the City.

Officer received a complaint, of a downtown business owner, painting a handicapped symbol, on the City Street.  The complaint also stated that the subject cut the City concrete before getting permission from the Council.  Officer will talk to the subject about getting the paint removed and to stop any work until it is addressed with the City Council at a public meeting.

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

Officer took a report of items being stolen from a vehicle, over the weekend, in the 600 Block of Brodie Lane.

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle that was served a final notice last week to remove, in the 600 Block of South Green Street.  Owner had removed the vehicle.

 

05/14/19

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle that was served in the 500 Block of East 7th Street.  Vehicle had been removed by the owner.

Officer left a business card on a door, in the 300 Block of East 2nd Street, about a vehicle that had been sitting on the property for an extended period of time. 

Officer received a call from a County resident just West of the City Limits, reporting that she received a scam call saying that she had a warrant for her arrest.  She knew it was a scam and did not give any information. 

Officer attempted to contact the owner of two lengthy parked vehicles in the City, that lives in Luther, with no success.  Officer will contact him and ask him to remove both vehicles.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock on Fairview Drive.

Officer received a complaint of a reckless driver on Hwy 17.  Officer made contact with the driver at Casey’s whom was tired and pulled into the parking lot to rest before continuing on.

Officer received a complaint from Boone ambulance service of a vehicle tail gating the ambulance while travelling into Madrid.  Officer met with the driver and it was determined she did not have a valid driver’s license.  The driver was cited for the infraction.

Officer stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of S. State Street.  The driver, Loni Yarges of Des Moines, was determined to be wanted out of Southern Iowa on probation warrants and was driving on a suspended driver’s license.  The agency issuing the warrants would not extradite the subject from Boone County. Yarges was cited and released for driving while suspended.

Officer spoke to a juvenile and parent regarding harassing messages on social media.  Officer will follow up with the suspect.

Officer assisted with a welfare check on a subject living in Madrid called in by family from out of town.  The subject was located and everything checked OK.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding a past theft reported to Police.

Officer spoke to two juveniles driving a utility vehicle through town.  Officer advised on proper speed limit for UTV’s while travelling on the roadways.  The juveniles agreed to watch their speed more carefully.

 

05/15/19

Officer followed up on a property owner, in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Ave, reference a large pile of debris on their property.  The land is scheduled for clean up this week.  Officer will follow back up next Monday to make sure it is completed.

Officer returned a phone call to a subject with questions regarding activity at a neighboring residence. 

 

 05/16/19

Officer received a complaint of a yard that need mowed in the 500 Block of West 2nd Street.  Complaint came in through a City Council member.  Officer stopped but the property owner was not home.  Officer left a business card on the door for the owner to mow.  Officer spoke to the owner later in the day that stated her mower was broke but she will have it fixed and mowed this weekend.

Officer spoke to the owner of an abandoned house at 22nd and Main Street about its condition.  Owner stated that the property was going to be demolished next week.

Officer spoke to the owner of a junk vehicle served in the 100 Block of South Market Street.  Owner requested the vehicle be removed.  Officer added it to the list.

Officer spoke to a business owner in the 600 Block of South Kennedy Ave reference a junk vehicle.  Owner requested that it be removed.  Officer added it to the list.

Officer was dispatched to the 200 Block of South State Street for a family disturbance.  Officer spoke to both brothers and mother and settled down the situation and separated the subjects.

Officer assisted with a non-emergent medical call on N. Water Street.

 

05/17/19

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s for a counterfeit bill.

Officer spoke to Casey’s staff reference a juvenile shoplifter from yesterday.  Officer was given a name of the subject and stated that he and his father came back in and paid for it.  Manager wanted the juvenile and father told that the juvenile was not allowed back in the store without a parent with him.

Officer met with a Madrid resident reference a lost/found vehicle key fob.  Item can be claimed at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer followed up on a lengthy parked vehicle at the Madrid Market.  The owner was contacted who stated that he would be getting a tow truck in early next week to pick up the broke down vehicle.

Officer issued a no trespassing warning to Logan Stripe of rural Madrid due to his involvement with a disturbance there last week.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at Git N Go.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a harassment issue between family members.

Officer unlocked a vehicle on W. 5th Street.

Officer followed up with the Flat Tire reference an investigation.

Officer assisted with a medical call on Fairview Drive.

 

5/18/19

Officer assisted a storage unit renter in getting into their unit after they lost the key.

Officer picked up a found bag from the trail head parking area and returned to its owner.

Officer unlocked a vehicle on W. 5thStreet.

Officers responded to Zook Spur road for a report of a downed plane. It was determined that it was a planned military exercise.

 

05/19/19

Officer received a report of an erratic driver southbound on Hwy 17 from Luther.  Officer located them pulling into Dollar General.  Officer cited the driver for Failure to have a valid DL for operating a motor vehicle.  Officer had passenger, who had a valid DL, drive the vehicle away.

Officer unlocked a vehicle in the 600 block of S. Main St.

Officer responded to the 300 block of E. 3rd Street after witnessing fireworks going off in the neighborhood. Officer advised the home owner to stop immediately or be cited.

 

05/21/19

Officer received information regarding several juveniles consuming alcohol the past weekend.  Officer spoke to several juveniles and parents regarding the incident.  Investigation is ongoing.

 

05/22/19

Officer received information regarding a subject at a residence whom has a no contact order and in the company of the protected party.  Officer made contact with the initiating agency regarding the order and spoke to one of the parties regarding the complaint.  It was determined there was no violation as the offending party was not present.

Officer spoke to a juvenile regarding a driving infraction while navigating a corner in an unsafe manner.  The driver agreed it was unsafe and to correct the issue.

MPD Blotter May 6 – May 12, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

 

05/06/19

Officer followed up on two junk vehicles served on E 1st St. The owner had removed one of them over the weekend, and had received parts to fix the second one, which will be done soon.  Officer will follow back up to make sure that the work is done.

Officer followed up with a junk vehicle served last week that was supposed to be removed over the weekend on S Green St. The officer found that the vehicle had not been touched.  Officer mailed an official notice to have the vehicle removed or the owner will be fined.

Officer received a complaint of an Eagle Scout project getting damaged in front of Trail Side Rentals.  Officer was able to identify the subjects off of a video camera in the area.  Officer will locate the kids and speak to their parents.

Officer was dispatched to meet with a juvenile whom called reporting a possible assault in Madrid that was overheard in the background during online game play with other friends.  Officer made contact with the juvenile and family and determined there was no assault that took place.

Officer received a call reporting a missing dog from right outside the City.  Officers will be on the lookout.

 

05/07/19

Officer was called to Casey’s for a fake $50 bill that they had received.  A subject was identified off of the surveillance camera who passed it.  Officer will locate the subject and get more information.

Officer received a call back from the dog owner from just west of the City, that reported the dog had returned home.

Officer followed up on a criminal mischief report from last night.  Officer was able to return the damaged property to the owner.  Officer received a full confession from a Madrid juvenile in the case.  Officer will be assigning community service hours as punishment in the case.

Officer was dispatched to a medical call at the High School track.  The patient was transported to be evaluated.

Officer took possession of a small black dog from the west side of town and placed it in the city dog kennel pending owner identification.

 

05/08/19

Officer removed a junk vehicle, from a property in the 200 Block of S Main St, at the request of the owner.

Officer called the Boone Area Humane Society, to pick up a dog housed at the City Shed overnight, that was not claimed after it was picked up running at large.

Officer was called to the library for kids yelling and screaming.  Officer spoke to all the kids and worked out the issues between them all.  Officer warned the kids for climbing in the trees and yelling and screaming.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding receiving harassing emails.  Officer requested the emails forwarded to the Police Dept. for review. The reporting party requested a harassment warning to the offending party.

 

05/09/19

Officer was contacted reference a suspicious person on the east side of the elementary school.  Officer made contact with the male who was mushroom hunting.

Officer assisted DHS with a case in the City.

Officer spoke to an Ankeny detective reference an on-going case between the two departments.

Officer assisted a subject with a civil property case in the 600 Block of W 6th St.

Officer assisted with a medical call on E North St.

Officer responded to an out of control juvenile on E 21st St.

Officer took a report of a possible violation of a no contact order.

 

5/10/19

Officer responded to a possible road rage/ harassment call on W 2nd St.

Officer followed up on a domestic related call from the previous night.

Officer took a report from Git n Go reference a customer not paying for their fuel.

Officer took a report of a possible intoxicated driver, unable to locate.

 

5/11/19

Officer assisted Boone county deputies with a disabled vehicle just outside of city limits near Dollar General.

Officer followed up with the assault from the previous entry.

Officer responded to the Flat Tire bar reference an assault. The suspect fled immediately after the altercation however spoke with the investigating officer later that day. Charges for simple assault are pending.

 

5/12/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a non-emergent medical call in the 400 block of E Ninth St.

Officer received report of a Husky dog that was running at large on S State St. Officer checked area but was unable to locate.

Officer received report of a sexual abuse incident that occurred at an earlier date.  The incident is being investigated.

Officer cited a Logan Stripe of rural Madrid with a simple assault for his involvement in a bar fight at the Flat Tire.

MPD Blotter April 29 – May 5, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org 

04/29/19

Officer received a complaint of a car trailer with a race car frame on it, parked for an extended period of time, at Washington and 8th Street.  Officer got a hold of the owner, who stated that he would remove it off the roadway when he returned home from work.

Officer met with DEA Agents and released all the drugs that were collected from the take back day.  44 pounds of products were sent with DEA to be destroyed.

Officer received a complaint of junk vehicles at a property on E 1st Street.  Officer spoke to the home owner and made a plan to help her clean up her yard.

Officer fingerprinted a subject for a background check.

04/30/19

Officer had a junk vehicle towed, from E North Street, at the request of the owner.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam dealing with insurance.  If anyone calls claiming to be with your insurance company and wanting you to sign something, make sure you contact your company to make sure its legit before doing so.

Officer served (2) junk vehicles ordinances. One in the 100 Block of South Market Street and the other in the 200 Block of South Main Street.

Officer was called to a disturbance in the 700 block of E 6th St.  It was determined to be an argument between family members staying at the residence.  Officer advised all parties whom agreed to stop arguing.

Officer spoke to a subject requiring information about a no-contact order they believed was in effect between them and another party in Madrid.  Officer advised.

05/01/19

Officer was dispatched to a burglary alarm at the Madrid Museum.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at the Madrid Elementary School.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, at the Madrid Laundromat, who was having an issue with a machine there.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who had received two scam calls in a row. One dealing with insurance and one claiming to be Social Security.  No personal information was exchanged over the phone.

Officer was informed by dispatch of a vehicle at a high rate of speed on Highway 30 that turned South on Highway 17.  There was no Deputy in position.  Officer sat at the north city limits but no vehicle entered the City fitting the description.

Officer received a call of a cat stuck in an egress window in the 100 Block of North Market Street. Officer was able to get the animal safely out of the window and release it unharmed.

Officer was dispatched to a welfare check in the 700 block of W North St.  Everyone checked O.K.

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle collision with property damage only in the 900 block of S. Kennedy.  Officer assisted both parties with an information exchange for insurance.

05/02/19

Officer followed up on two junk vehicles that were served on County Line Road.  The owner had removed both vehicles and was cleaning up the rest of the area.

Officer followed up with a property owner on E 1st Street, reference a complaint of junk vehicles.  One of the two is sold and they are waiting for the title to be found so it can be picked up.  The second, they are waiting for parts and it will be running this weekend.  Officer will follow back up next week and check on the progress.

Officer assisted with a medical call on W 2nd Street.

Officer assisted county deputies, Madrid rescue and Boone County ambulance with a two-vehicle traffic accident immediately outside of city limits in the 2100 block of Highway 17.

05/03/19

Officer had a junk vehicle towed, from the 100 Block of E 6th Street, at the request of the owner.

Officer was called to a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of North State Street. Vehicle checked out OK.

Officer performed a funeral procession for Kirkpatrick Funeral Home.

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

Officer assisted with a medical call.

Officer responded to a dispute in the 300 block of W 2nd Street.  The two parties talked through their issues and went separate ways. 

5/4/19

Officer responded to W 7th Street reference an out of control teen. Officer spoke with the young man for a while and got him settled down.

Officer returned a call to a man reference questions about an upcoming event in town. Officer googled the info for him.

Officer provided a funeral escort.

Officer responded to assist with a medical at the Madrid Home.

Officer responded to the highway reference a dog running into traffic and nearly getting struck. Officer returned the animal home and gave the owner a warning for animal at large.

05/05/19

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergent medical call in the 300 block of N Locust St.

Officer responded to assist on a medical call after the caller refused to give any information to help locate the patient. Officer located the scene and relayed info to medical personnel.

Officer responded to the 400 block of 9th Street to assist with a medical call.

MPD Blotter April 22 – April 27, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

04/22/19

Officer removed a junk vehicle from the 200 block of S. Madison St, with the owner’ permission, after it was served a notice.

Officer removed a junk vehicle from the 400 block of S. Main St, with the owner’s permission, after it was served a notice.

Officer followed up on a property at 1st and Walnut.  A large amount of the property was cleaned up.  When the new owner’s take it over, the rest of the work will be done.

Officer followed up on a property at 6th and S. Union, that had two junk vehicles that were served.  One had been removed over the weekend.  Officer will follow up with the owner on the other one.

Officer followed up on County Line Rd, on a property that was served.  Several items were removed over the weekend and cleaned up.  The owner of two vehicles got them cleaned out and they will be removed this week. Officer will follow up later in the week to check the progress.

Officer removed two junk vehicles and a bunch of appliances, from a property in the 300 block of S. Cedar St, with the permission from the property owner, after speaking to him.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a possible phone scam dealing with credit card debt.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference extra patrol at his house due to a break-up.

Officer along with Fire/Rescue were dispatched to a gas leak in the 900 block of S. Kennedy.  Black Hills Energy was called to repair the leak.

Officer shared information regarding a past theft case with a neighboring agency whom have had similar cases involving the same suspects.

Officer followed up with the victim of a theft case to return some recovered property.
 
04/23/19

Officer met with a victim of a vehicle burglary, in another jurisdiction, and returned some personal property that was recovered by Madrid Police.

Officer followed up on a junk vehicle, that was served, in the 400 block of E.  9th St.  Vehicle had been removed by the owner.

Officer removed a junk vehicle, in the 600 block of S. Main St. after the owner gave permission.

Officer removed a junk vehicle, in the 200 block of South State St. after the owner gave permission.  The vehicle was served a junk notice previously.

Officer drew up and served three junk vehicle ordinance violations in the City.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an emergency medical call in the 500 block ofW.  2nd St.
 
04/24/19

Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of Maverick Ln. for a vehicle unlock.  Vehicle was unlocked without incident.

Officer was called to 1st St and Main St, for a car parked on the Highway causing a traffic hazard around the School.  Officer located the out of state owner and had the vehicle moved off the Highway.

Officer served a notice for three junk vehicles, on a property, in the 500 block of S. Main St.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on an emergency call at the Madrid Elementary School, with a child having a severe allergic reaction.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 500 block of E.  1st St.

Officer was dispatched to do a welfare check in the 300 block of N.  Locust St.  Everything checked out OK.

Officer stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation.  The driver was given a warning.

Officer responded to the 2000 block of S Ave. regarding a burglary alarm.  Everything checked OK and was a false alarm.  The property owner was notified.
 
04/25/19

Officer removed a junk vehicle from the 300 block of N.  Market St. with the permission of the owner.

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

Officer served a final notice, to the owner of a junk vehicle in Veteran’s Square.
 
04/26/19

Officer spoke to a landlord of a downtown apartment building about a junk vehicle on his property.  Landlord stated that the vehicle would be removed soon.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who asked for extra patrol after school during a child exchange.

Officer received a complaint of a large junk pile at Meadow Estates.  Officer called the new park manager and informed them it needed to be cleaned up.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 200 block ofW.  6th St.

Officer responded to Little St at Main St for a report of fireworks and loud music. Upon arrival the disturbance had already stopped, but the Officer located a possible suspect and advised them of the complaint and asked for their assistance in not happening again.
 
04/27/19

Officer assisted the DEA with a drug drop off at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction, and found the driver to have a suspended Iowa driver’s license.  Brian Brackney, of Johnston, was cited and released for driving while suspended.