Archive for Police Reports

MPD Blotter February 15 – February 21, 2021

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

02/15/21

Officer received a call reference a broken water main break on West North Street.  Officer passed on the information to the city street department.

Officer spoke to a mother who entered her adult daughter missing and gave her an update on the case and let her know that the daughter had corresponded back.

Officer received a call of a dog in the 300 block of North Union Street, that may be going in and out of an abandoned house.  Officer checked the residence and the house is being lived in and the animal is their pet.

02/16/21

Officer checked on a vehicle that had broken down just North of the city limits on Highway 17.  The vehicle had over-heated and shut off.  Officer waited for a ride to come and pick her up due to the severe cold.

Officer received a call to do a welfare check, in the 100 block of Cyclone Lane, for an outside light on emergency flash mode.

Officer received a request for a welfare check, in the 200 block of North Locust Street, after the resident there called his daughter and stated that he was having a hard time breathing.  Officer had ambulance dispatched to check on the patient.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who had located a lost and found dog that was freezing.  Subject put a picture of the dog on Madrid Media and the owner claimed him a short time later.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a scam phone call claiming to be Social Security.  REMINDER: Social Security representatives will never call your phone and ask for personal information.  If you receive this call just simply hang up.

Officer transported evidence to the DCI Lab in Ankeny, for chemical testing, dealing with a criminal case.

02/17/21

Officer assisted Boone County Ambulance, on a medical call, in the 600 block of East 1st Street.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 300 block of East 3rd Street.

Officer spoke with a fraud investigator, from 1st National Bank of Omaha, reference an on-going case of unauthorized spending on a credit card.  Investigator forwarded additional evidence for the case.

Officer received a call of a missing dog from South Market Street.  Animals returned home a short time later.

Officer met with the owner of the County Line Trailer Court, in reference to a notice that was served to him to clean-up of the property.  Officer passed the information received to the City Council for review on how they want to proceed moving forward.

Officer received a call of a dog running on East 1st Street.  The caller was able to catch the dog and took the animal home.

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s, for a male subject slumped over the wheel, that was unresponsive.  Officer arrived and the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed, out of the parking lot, almost striking a vehicle head-on.  Officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop for the careless driving and the vehicle refused to stop, and lead the officer on a vehicle pursuit Southbound to Granger and then Westbound on Highway 141.  Officers from several agencies, were able to do a rolling vehicle stop on the vehicle and bring the pursuit to an end with no damage to any vehicles.  The subject, Michael Powell, of Woodward, was taken into custody without incident, and transported to the Boone County jail, charged with aggravated eluding

02/18/21

Officer finished up all reports and paperwork from the pursuit last night, and forwarded all the information on to the Boone County Attorney.

Officer received a complaint reference junk in a yard in the 100 block of North Union Street.  Officer will speak to the owner about a spring clean-up.

Officer was called to the Madrid Elementary School for a student who had gotten mad and left the school.  Officer assisted staff with getting the student back into the office where his mother came and picked him up.

Officer followed up on a criminal fraud case and once again spoke to the victim.  Officer exchanged additional information with her that will be used in the criminal case after charges are filed.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with loading up some property, into his truck, that was to heavy for him to do himself.

Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Market St for a report of an out-of-control child. Officer and parent were able to settle the child down and talk about future treatment for child.

02/19/21

Officer performed a welfare check in the 600 block of Maverick Ln.

Officer received a complaint about possible peddlers in town and leaving flyers on their doors.

02/20/21

Officer received a complaint about a pothole on Union Street.

Officer responded to a medical on Maverick Lane.

Officer responded to a medical on Maverick Lane.

Officer took a report of a runaway juvenile.

Officer assisted a motorist that was stuck.

2/21/21

Officer assisted Madrid Rescue with a medical call on Maverick Lane.

Officer responded to East 1st Street for a civil issue.

Officer returned a phone call to a Madrid resident regarding a civil issue.

Officer performed a civil standby on Maverick Lane.

MPD Blotter February 1 – February 7, 2021

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

02/01/21

Officer returned a call to an Ames resident.  This is the 3rd or 4th call that has been returned to this female.  She wanted to report a vehicle stolen that she loaned a family member.  The female lives in Ames and loaned the vehicle to the family member while in Ames.  She stated that she spoke to the Ames Police, along with the Story County Attorney and they both stated that she needed to report it to the Madrid Police.  Officer informed her that since she was an Ames resident and that the vehicle was loaned to the family member while in Ames, that the report needed to be filed in Ames.  Officer spoke to the same female on Thursday when she informed the officer that her vehicle was sitting at the Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid.  Officer located the vehicle and the female was notified by her friend that the vehicle was in a private lot just to the North of that business.  Officer knew the vehicle to be one that was broken down at Git N Go a couple weeks back.  Female called the sheriff’s office and a deputy informed her of the same thing.

Officer was called to the Madrid Home and started a case of stolen medication.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference phone scam calls that he had been receiving.  No personal information was exchanged so nothing needed done.

Officer followed up with an Ames resident about a camera being stolen out of her vehicle in Madrid last week.

02/02/21

Officer met with staff from the Madrid Home, who turned over paperwork, on an on-going case.

Officer interviewed a Madrid resident regarding an on-going case.

Officer located a stalled vehicle, with no plates on it, at the Dalander Park Trailhead.  Officer ran the vehicle by VIN and found it to be expired since 2011.  Officer tagged the vehicle for 24-hour removal.

Officer received a call of a vehicle heading north into town, on Highway 17, driving really fast and making bad passes.  Caller estimated the drivers speed at 85mph.  Officer sat at Southern Prairie Drive and clocked the vehicle at 68mph coming into the city limits.  Officer wrote the driver, Richard Schultz, of Granger for speeding but lowered it to 65mph.

Officer fingerprinted an Ankeny resident for a job-related background check.

Officer received a reckless driver complaint by the Hindu Temple on Highway 17.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer received a complaint of two vehicles parked in the Dollar General parking lot for over an hour.  Officer advised the drivers to leave if they were not going to do any shopping.

Officer responded to a 911 call in the 100 block of Jonathan Drive.  Caller stated that their vehicle had been broken into and a purse was stolen out of the vehicle.

Officer responded to a vehicle unlock in the parking lot at the Madrid Home.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident looking for their missing husky.

Officer responded to the Madrid Elementary for an alarm. Officer secured the building and contacted the keyholder.

02/03/21

Officer assisted the public works department, with entering a house on East 9th Street, and pulling a water meter.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call, in the 600 block of West North Street.

Officer fingerprinted a Madrid resident, for a job-related background check.

Officer returned a call from a Des Moines attorney in reference to an on-going case at the Madrid Home.

Officer received information, from a Madrid resident, reference a wanted person hiding out in Boone.  Officer passed on the information to that department.

Officer received information, from a Des Moines resident, referencing a possible missing person in Des Moines.

Officer was contacted by a Des Moines mother wanting to report her daughter as a runaway and stated that she was in Madrid.  Officer informed the female to contact Des Moines PD and have her entered there.  A short time later, the officer was contacted that she was entered.  The officer located the juvenile but the mother refused to come and pick her up.  Officer called the father who stated that she had his permission to stay at the residence where she was at.

02/04/21

Officer assisted Madrid Street Department, with moving several vehicles for snow removal.

02/5/21

Officer assisted Story County deputies with locating a Madrid resident for a welfare check after his unoccupied vehicle was located in a ditch.

Officer answered questions referencing a new vehicle purchase.

02/6/21

Officer responded to a residence on Fairview Drive for an unattended death. Officer notified family that was out of state and assisted in funeral home arrangements.

Officer responded to a medical at the Madrid Home.

Officer spoke to a Des Moines resident regarding helping her locate her daughter. The resident stated that her daughter hasn’t checked in for about a month. Officer entered the daughter, Satiel Nichols as a missing person.

02/7/21

Officer returned a call reference a price gouging complaint.

Officer responded to a residence on Maple Ridge Drive for smoke alarms going off. Found to be a false alarm.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with a jumpstart on their vehicle.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an emergency medical call, on 330th Street.

 

MPD Blotter January 25 – January 31, 2021

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

01/25/21

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident stating that one of their three dogs had gotten out and was running by Edgewood Park.  Officer attempted to locate the dog, but did not.  Owner contacted the officer later stating that he had returned home safely.

Officer was passed information from DHS, of a Madrid resident wanting to make a report, reference being taking advantage of financially by a friend.  Officer spoke to the subject and he stated that another friend had written the letter to DHS and that he did not want anything done about it at this time.  He stated that he would contact us again if the female did not pay back the money that he loaned her.

Officer spoke to school administrative staff regarding a case at the high school.

Officer assisted Boone County Ambulance with an emergency medical call at the Madrid Clinic.

Officer received a call from a Madrid parent reference a Blue Chevy Colorado, leaving the High School at a high rate of speed and fish tailing up Highway 17.  Officer located the vehicle downtown fishtailing and running the stop-sign at 2nd and Water Street.  Officer activated his lights and the vehicle continued to Highway 17 where it turned South, still fishtailing and driving faster than the road conditions, due to the heavy snowfall.  The vehicle finally yielded at 6th and Highway 17 after he saw the emergency lights and heard the siren.  The driver, a Madrid juvenile, was issued a citation for careless driving and instructed to head home.

Officer assisted Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home with a funeral procession.

Officer spoke with a Madrid resident about a possible sex abuse case.  Officer explained the process of a sex abuse case.

Officer asked a couple of Madrid residents to move their vehicle for snow removal.  Overall, the City residents did a good job of having vehicles removed from the roadway for snow removal.

01/26/21

Officer assisted Public Works, with moving a couple vehicles that were left downtown, for snow removal.

Officer received a call of an aggressive dog at Meadow Estates Park, in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer spoke to the owner who denied the dog was off the property but owner informed her that the dog needed to be on a leash, due to it not being on one when the officer arrived.

Officer spoke to an Ames resident reference loaning a car to her nephew and him not returning it.  Officer will attempt to locate the vehicle in Madrid.  The owner lives in Ames so any further report will need to be done with that department.

Officer was called to a dispute of piled snow on a neighbor’s property.  Parties were advised to try and work it out amongst the neighbors.  The officer noted that the amount of snow in the best spot that it could possibly be.

01/27/21

Officer was called to a suspicious vehicle at 9th and State Street.  Officer found it to be a company doing water samples for the water department.  Officer gave the worker traffic control for her to get the sample.

Officer assisted a stalled motorist, in the 100 block of South Water Street.  The vehicle was not able to start.  The owner stated that he would have it removed within the next couple days.

Officer assisted a stalled vehicle in the 200 block of South State Street.  Officer was able to get the vehicle started with the City jump pack and get the Madrid citizen on their way.

Officer stopped and spoke to a property owner on Maple Ridge Drive in reference to a vehicle sitting on the roadway that needed moved for snow removal.  The worker stated that his boss was going to have it towed today.

Officer took a report of a theft from an Ames resident while she was working in Madrid. The investigation is still ongoing.

Officer took a report of an argument in the 400 block of N Main Street. Parties were already separated when the officer arrived. Parties were advised to keep separated until emotions were calm.

Officer responded to a 911 call at Dollar General. The caller stated that a young girl was yelling for help, while in a gray Chevrolet Suburban. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle that matched the description of the Suburban.

01/28/21

Officer followed up on a vehicle parked on Maple Ridge that needed removed for snow removal.  Officer found the vehicle to still be there.  Officer tagged the vehicle for 24hr removal and once again spoke to the workers at the residence.  He stated that he would once again call his boss and tell him that it had to be removed today.

Officer was dispatched to 300 block of East 8th Street.  Caller stated that a semi hit a telephone line and it was ripped off of her house.  Officer received all information from the driver and exchanged information with the property owner.

Officer spoke to an Ames resident reference a missing car.  Officer located the vehicle on private property in Madrid.  The subject loaned the vehicle to a family member which makes the matter a civil issue.  Officer once again instructed the caller to contact the Ames Police Department for any reports.

Officer assisted with traffic control on Highway 210, just West of the city limits, after a City Street employee got a piece of equipment stuck.

Officer spoke to a fraud investigator with a credit card company in reference to an on-going case of felony fraud.  Officers will put the case together and send up for a felony warrant.

Officer responded to a 911 call on Market and Little Street. Caller stated that a truck with a snow plow was making loud noises and unsure what the vehicle was doing. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

01/29/21

Officer returned a bunny that got out of its enclosure and made its way to the front sidewalk.

Officer emailed paperwork to an insurance company regarding an accident that occurred yesterday.

Officer responded to an incomplete 911 call in the 700 block of E 1st  Street. Everything was fine. Residents had a new phone and accidentally dialed 911.

Officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of W 2nd Street reference an out-of-control juvenile. Officer spoke with the young man and got him settled down. A plan was also devised in how to handle anger outbursts.

1/30/21

Officer responded to Zook Spur Road to assist Dallas County Sheriff’s deputies with a road rage incident involving a firearm. Officer located the suspect vehicle that fled the scene at a rural residence in Dallas County and passed the info along to the responding deputies.

Officer was dispatched to a fight inside a home in the 300 block of E 6th St. No parties wanted to press charges and worked out a civil agreement to pay for damages caused to property.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with a medical call to the 300 block of E 6th Street.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call at 917 S Kennedy Avenue.

01/31/21

Officer was dispatched to 600 block of Maverick Lane for a report of criminal mischief in progress. Upon arrival, officer spoke with the homeowner who had caught three juveniles egging the back of his residence. He caught them and ordered them to clean up the mess they had just created. Officer spoke with juveniles and advised them owner would withhold charges if they cleaned his residence to his standard. Officer contacted parents of the three juveniles and advised them of the situation.

A Madrid resident came to the police department wanting to file charges of criminal mischief from the night before. Although at the time of the incident he felt the suspect would remedy the situation and did not want charges. After sleeping on the subject, he decided to press charges of criminal mischief for damage to his vehicle parked in the driveway.

 

 

MPD Blotter January 18 – January 23, 2021

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

01/18/21

Officer returned a call to a subject arrested over the weekend who was requesting a civil stand-by.  He also stated that the victim attempted to contact him this morning after he was released.  Officer called the victim and explained that she could not have any contact with the male.  She stated that she understood and there would be no more issues.  The caller was in Des Moines and was informed that if the calls continued to contact the PD there and make a complaint.

Officer was contacted by the manager of Dollar General in reference to a shoplifting case.  A male subject was caught on video stealing a Lion King stuffed animal.  Officer made contact with the male subject who admitted to the theft.  The male was at home with his young child.  The subject, Timothy Bouchard was cited and released with the theft 5th and given a court date to appear.

Officer spoke to school staff in reference to two vehicles that have been parked in the elementary school parking lot for an extended period of time that are impeding snow removal.  Officer attempted to make contact with both truck owners, but neither were home.  Business cards were left in the doors, asking for them to be removed.

Officer received a call from Tiger Tots regarding two new employees needing fingerprinted.  Officer met with the employee’s and did the required fingerprints for their employment background check.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer was called to the Madrid High School for a minor two vehicle accident.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.

01/19/21

Officer followed up with an accident from yesterday and exchanged information forms between the two owners.

Officer received a call regarding a subject losing some paperwork last week and a family member seeing it on the blotter.  Officer returned the paperwork to a family member.

Officer checked on a vehicle that was sitting on the side of the road, with its flashers on, a mile North of Madrid, on Highway 17.  Driver just pulled over to speak on the phone.

Officer was called to East 1st and Green Street for two dogs running at large.  Officer located the dogs and located where they belonged.  After a couple treats, the animals were returned to their property.  A business card was left on the door to notify the owners that both of their doors were standing open.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident, with a civil stand-by so he could get his personal property after an arrest from over the weekend.

Officer assisted an Ankeny resident with helping him get his vehicle out of the ditch which slid off the road from black ice south of Madrid.

01/20/21

Officer received a call from an off-duty officer about a vehicle southbound on Highway 17, traveling at a high rate of speed and making unsafe passes.  Officer sat at 6th and South Kennedy and initiated a traffic stop as the vehicle went by.  The driver Kyle Redmond, of Grimes, was arrested for driving while barred.  He was transported to the Madrid Police Department where the necessary paperwork was done and then transported to the Boone County Jail.

Officer spoke to a subject in reference to hitting a deer on her way to work at the Madrid Home this morning.  She stated that she did have damage and may need a report.  The caller stated that she would contact her insurance company and call back if she needed a call for service done.

Officer was dispatched to Hwy 17 for a report of a reckless driver.  Officer was unable to locate vehicle.

1/21/21

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call on N. Main Street.

Officer took a report of child abuse.

Officer took a report of a runaway juvenile.  The male was located later at school.

1/22/21

Officer assisted another agency with locating a Madrid resident for an investigation.

Officer entered a juvenile as a runaway after he did not return home.

Officer spoke with the medical examiner in reference to an unattended death investigation.

Officer investigated a vehicle fire on Jonathan Drive.  Officer determined that there was no suspicious activity and that the fire most likely started from a malfunction of the vehicle.

Officer received a phone call stating that the missing juvenile had returned home.

Officer received a call that a fan had been ejected from the high school basketball game. Officer stayed the remainder of the basketball game and made sure the fan had left the school.

Officer responded to a 911 call on Maverick Lane of a 6-month-old baby possibly having a seizure. Officer arrived on scene and observed the baby to be in good health. Residents stated that they were having a conversation about seizures and their concerned mother overheard and called 911.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with a medical on Maverick Lane.

1/23/21

Officer spoke with a woman from Ames reference her vehicle not being returned by her nephew and it was recently seen in Madrid. The officer told her that she should file a report with Ames police and we could be checking the area.

Officer spoke with a woman reference a domestic situation.

Officer took a report of a scam call.

Officer spoke with a woman from Ames who requested we assist in locating a vehicle she lent to a relative and had already reported as stolen to Ames Police.

Officer took a report of a dog at large on 9th Street.

Officer took a complaint of a suspicious vehicle following them. Officer spoke to person driving suspicious vehicle and assisted them finding the address they were looking for.

MPD Blotter January 11 – January 16, 2021

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

01/11/21

Officer received a call of a suspicious vehicle driving through the new development land and through alley’s off of Kingman Blvd.  A vehicle description was given and the officer located the vehicle at Git N Go, broken down.  Officer made contact with the two individuals in the vehicle and asked them about being in the area.  They stated that they were just driving around.  Officer attempted to help them with their mechanical issues with the vehicle but needed more than could be done.

Officer met with a Madrid resident whom turned in some lost/found paperwork.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with taking delivery of new oxygen canisters for the rescue unit, along with picking up used bottles to have refilled.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident with a question on weapons permits.  Officer asked the subject to call the Boone County Sheriff’s Office to answer all the questions on protocols.

Officer was dispatched to a possible intoxicated subject leaving the Tiger Bowl.  Officer located the vehicle parked at Dollar General and made contact with the male driver.  It was found that the driver had Parkinson’s Disease, which makes him a little shaky.  Subject had not consumed any alcohol.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 500 block of E 3rd Street.

Officer was contacted by Madrid postal staff, reference a suspicious message written in the snow in the 400 block of S State Street.  Officer checked with the owner of the property and found everything to be OK.

Officer spoke to an out-of-town subject reference a trailer missing from his rental property on 22nd Street.

Officer performed a traffic stop on Hwy 17 by Dollar General. Driver was warned for driving with no visible taillights.

01/12/21

Officer assisted the Boone County Sheriff with a writ on County Line Road.

Officer contacted Condon’s Towing and had a vehicle removed off of E 1st Street that was tagged last Thursday for 72-hour removal.  Vehicle had the wrong plates attached to it that were expired in 2016 and no owner could be located.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that made a complaint of suspicious vehicle parking at the power plant on N  Water Street, on the weekends and different times during the week.  Officer informed him to call while these vehicles were present so that an officer could make contact with them.

Officer received a call reference a lost wallet.  Officer got a phone number from the caller in case the wallet was located so that it could be returned.

Officer returned a phone call to a law office in Des Moines reference an accident that occurred in the County.

Officer spoke to a Boone County deputy, reference a case dealing with a Madrid High School student.  Officer followed up with high school staff who stated that everything was handled inside the school.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at the Madrid Post Office.

Officer was dispatched to 200 Greene Street for an unattended death. Subject was taken to BCH for further investigation.

Officer was dispatched to 148 W 2nd Street, for the report of marijuana smoke in the hallway.

Officer was dispatched to 100 block of State Street for a report of criminal mischief.  The case is currently under investigation.

01/13/21

Officer met with a DCI Agent and received property/evidence that was tested at the lab from an on-going case.

Officer was dispatched to a welfare check in the 400 block of S Main Street.  Officer made contact with the subject and then called back family members and spoke to them about options.

Officer was called to the City State Bank for a subject needing to report credit card fraud.  Officer took down all the information to start a criminal investigation.

Officer received a call about a loose dog in the 500 block of S Water Street. Officer created a Facebook post about the missing dog and later found the owner and returned the dog.

01/14/21

Officer was notified by Boone County dispatch, of a valid warrant, that was just issued, for a Madrid resident.

Officer received a call of a suspicious vehicle and people going door-to-door on Southern Prairie Drive.  Officer made contact with two females and told them that it was illegal to go door-to-door in Madrid without a proper city permit.  Officer asked them to leave the City and to contact City Hall for all the necessary permit information.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on an emergency medical call in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call, in the 700 block of E 1st Street.

Officer assisted a stranded Madrid resident after the resident’s vehicle went into the ditch.

1/15/21

Officer assisted city crews with removing vehicles parked on the street for snow removal.

Officer assisted a motorist that ran out of gas near the Madrid Home.

Officer picked up property left by a suspect in an ongoing fraud case.

Officer assisted BCH for a medical call in the 600 block of S Greene Street.

1/16/21

Officer assisted fire department with a grease fire on the 200 block of N State Street.

Officer responded to the Flat Tire Lounge reference a running unattended vehicle in the lot there. Officer contacted the owner who came to shut it off.

Officer assisted Boone County Ambulance with a medical call on Milwaukee Street.

Officer followed up with a fraud case.

Officer was dispatched to 700 block of E North Street for a report of a domestic situation. Officer arrested Thatcher Davis for domestic abuse assault.  Officer transported the male subject to the Boone County Jail where he was held.

MPD Blotter January 4 – January 9, 2021

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

01/04/21

Officer followed up with the County Attorney’s office and DCI, reference an on-going case.  Charges are pending in this case and warrants will be issued this week.

Officer followed up on a hit and run accident from over the weekend, that occurred in the City limits, and were able to identify the vehicle and the driver.  Officer contacted the suspect and set up a time for an interview.  Charges are pending in this case for leaving the scene of an accident.

Officer received a call back from a Dallas County deputy, reference speaking to the owner of a truck that had lost its bumper at 3rd and State.  Owner gave a phone number for their adult son, who lives in Madrid, who drives the truck.  Officer contacted the owner and had them pick it up after it had rusted off his work truck.

Officer received a call reference a Madrid resident having an issue with the new neighbor leaving his diesel truck running with his dog in it while working on the house.  Officer returned the call and left a message stating that there was nothing illegal about what he was doing.

Officer was dispatched to the assisted living apartments at the Madrid Home.  Caller stated that she had her vacuum, a broom, three TV dinners, a pair of scissors, and a pair of pliers stolen from her apartment while she was in the hospital.  Officer spoke to neighbors who never saw anything suspicious while she was gone.  She did not want to make a report, but she just wanted the police to be on the lookout.

Officer followed up with the driver of the hit and run accident from over the weekend and interviewed him.  Subject admitted to the accident and gave a full statement.  Driver fell asleep and stated that he did not know that he caused damage to the property. Officer took pictures of the vehicle that he was driving.  The investigating officer returns to work on Wednesday and will finish the accident report, issue a citation to the driver for leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and then give the victim all the driver’s insurance information for his damage to be repaired.

01/05/21

Officer received a call of a suspicious vehicle parked East of town, just off of 210.  Officer gave the caller the number to the Boone County Dispatch since the address was out of the City Limits.

Officer spoke to the victim of a hit and run, from over the weekend, and let them know that the case was solved and that an officer would be stopping over tomorrow with all the paperwork that they needed to get their insurance claim started and house repairs done.

Officer spoke to an out-of-town subject, reference giving her daughters house, extra patrol in the City.  She stated that she worries about her daughter and her not taking her medication.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with giving him phone numbers to several local businesses so he could have them in his phone.

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

Officer assisted with traffic control on Southern Prairie Drive for Life Flight to land and transport a patient to Des Moines.

01/06/21

Officer spoke with a Madrid business owner reference a company that they hired, misappropriating money and not paying bills.  Owner will be getting more information on the financial reports and will contact the department again.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call at the elementary school.

Officer performed a traffic stop, on Highway 17, one-mile North of Madrid.  Officer warned the driver for speeding after he passed a line of cars along with the marked police vehicle.

Officer was called to the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue for a parrot hanging from a power line.  Officer called city crew staff along with Alliant Energy to assist in the animal’s rescue.  The bird got its bearings back and was able to fly to a near-by tree, where rescuers were unable to reach him.

Officer was called to the high school for 911 phone issues.

Officer issued Dylan Pfannkuch of Madrid, a citation for Leaving the Scene of an Accident.  An accident report was also completed and insurance information exchanged with the owner of the damaged property.

Officer filed for (2) arrest warrants, stemming from two separate cases, that were under criminal investigation.

 

01/07/21

Officer did an Iowa Courts Online background check, on a possible renter, for a local landlord.

Officer received a report of a missing juvenile from the Madrid Elementary School. The juvenile was located on another bus.

Officer received a complaint of a lengthy parked vehicle on East 1st Street.  Officer located the vehicle and found it to have the wrong license plate attached that expired in 2016.  Officer tagged it and will town the vehicle if it is not removed.

Officer returned a call to an out-of-town subject, reference a welfare check on her daughter.

01/08/21

Officer did a civil stand by for a Madrid resident on Brodie Lane.

Officer responded to a trailer at Meadow Estates reference unusual activity occurring there at night. Officer worked with the victim to get a plan in place for video, additional lighting and extra patrol in the area.

1/9/21

Officer responded to Maverick Lane, to assist Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call.

Officer assisted fire department with an alarm at the Madrid Home.  Everything checked out OK.

 

MPD Blotter December 29, 2020 – January 3, 2021

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

12/29/20

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference heavy traffic in and out of a property in town.  Officer informed that he was familiar with the property and was working on the issue due to prior complaints of suspicious activity and heavy traffic believed to be related to drug activity.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who complained that she was having an issue with her neighbor’s dog barking, in the 100 block of East 2nd Street.  The dog was put away but had been barking for an hour.  Caller was informed to call when the dog was barking so that the issue could be handled.  Officer contacted the owner of the dog and informed them that they had a complaint.  She stated that they were taking steps to fix the problem with repairing the storm damaged fence and shock collars.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference needing information on a no-contact order that was issued from a domestic arrest over the weekend.  The caller stated the female victim and another male had been constantly calling and attempting to get a hold of his son, who had the no-contact order placed on him.  Officer asked that he send him the names and phone numbers of both of the subjects, so they could be called and given a harassment warning.

Officer received a notice of a phone hearing, in early January, dealing with a past criminal case.  Officer passed it on to the appropriate officer.

Officer had several vehicles moved in the downtown business district so the city crews could clear the snow.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call.

Officer was called to 5th and Market to assist a Madrid resident with a boat that had come unhooked from his truck while moving it.  Officers assisted him getting it hooked back up to his truck and removed from the roadway.

Officer contacted Warren County on a current case that took place in their county.

12/30/20

Officer was called to the 600 block of West 5th Street, for an issue between neighbors, over pushing snow up to the property line, and up against a fence.  The scene was full of emotions upon the officer’s arrival but after everyone calmed down, nobody wanted to file criminal charges.  Officer informed both subjects to stay on their own property and to call if either needed any further assistance with any future matters.

Officer was dispatched to the 200 block of South State Street.  The resident there reported that their car was missing and they believed that their juvenile daughter took it without permission and stated that she did not have a valid driver’s license.  The vehicle and the driver were located in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.  The juvenile driver was issued a citation for no valid driver’s license and the vehicle was returned to its owner.

Officer assisted a Deputy with an arrest on County Line Road.

12/31/20

Officer responded to a medical in the area of QM Avenue.

Officer assisted on a medical related call on Milwaukee Street.

01/01/21

Officer was dispatched to 917 S Kennedy # 50 the residents believed someone was tapping on their window. Officer was unable to locate anyone at the residence.

Officer performed a traffic stop at W 2nd and Water

Officer was able to return a wallet to a Madrid resident

Officer received a complaint on possible illegal activity in the 100 block of W 2nd.

01/02/21

Officer received a complaint of unappreciated solicitation at Dollar General. The victim nor staff recognized the male that made an indecent proposal.

Officer was dispatched to 112 E 6th Street for a report of truck that rammed into their house and then drove away. Homeowner was able to get a partial plate and description of a black truck.

01/03/21

Officer assisted with a medical call on E. 1st Street.

Officer took a report of a drug smell in a downtown apartment building. Officer made contact with a resident that denied it was emanating from her apartment, but would assure that it wouldn’t occur in the future.

Officer assisted with an information exchange at the car wash after a minor accident there.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a call at the Meadow Estates park.

Officer responded to the Madrid Elementary for an alarm, determined later to be false.

Officer unlocked a car at the Green Street Apartments.

Officer contacted Dallas County to contact a couple that lost their bumper on State Street.

Officer received further information from the community on the hit and run from the previous evening.

MPD Blotter December 21 – December 28, 2020

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

policedept@madridiowa.org

12/21/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam regarding his vehicle extended warranty.  Subject never gave any personal information to the caller.

Officer delivered Christmas gifts to five families in the City of Madrid for the Shop with a Cop Program.

Officer received a call from an out-of-town subject reference a past accident report.  Caller needed a copy of the report that she was involved in.  After speaking with the female, it was determined that the caller was needing to speak with the Madrid, New York Police Department.  Officer looked up the contact information for that department and gave it to the caller.

Officer spoke to an out-of-town subject reference an Officer speaking to his children at school, and threatening them with charges without notifying him.  Officer informed the caller that he needed to contact the Chief of Police of the Jefferson Police Department to ask questions why that was done without his consent after he informed the school that nobody could speak to his child without him present.

Officer received a complaint of a dog running in the 600 block of East 2nd Street.  Officer was UTL the animal.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident referencing a missing dog.

Officer received a report of a reckless driver going through town on Highway 17. Officer made a traffic stop on the reported vehicle. Officer warned driver for speed and tail lights.

Officer received a report of a reckless driver. Officer was unable to locate reported vehicle.

Officer followed up to a Madrid resident about their missing dog.

12/22/20

Officer taught three CSI classes at the Madrid High School.

Officer delivered gifts to several families in town for Christmas.

Officer received a call about a verbal dispute on West 22nd Street. Officer spoke to individuals in residence and clarified the issues between the two parties. They both decided to resolve the issue on their own.

12/23/20

Officer received a call from a Madrid mother, who stated her elementary school child was walking home from school on Monday and a grey minivan, with two high school aged males, stopped and asked him what grade he was in.  He didn’t respond and they drove away.  She just wanted us to be on the lookout due to the suspicious activity.

Officer assisted DHS staff with a local house check, after they received a complaint on their hotline.

Officer delivered gifts to several families in the City for Christmas.

Officer passed on some information, on a long time wanted subject, to a Boone Police Department Detective.

Officer assisted MFR with a medical call 100 block N State.

12/25/20

Officer took a report of unwanted contact between parties, stemming from a missed call at around 3 am that morning. Officer contacted the caller and advised them that the recipient did not want contact with them, especially at three in the morning.

12/26/20

Officer responded to a domestic assault on Brodie Lane. The suspect fled on foot during the 911 call. Police checked the area and residences he may have ran to, but were unable to locate him. Officer put word out that we were looking for him and he came in to the office a short time later. Robert Chaney was arrested and charged with a simple domestic assault and transported to the Boone County Jail.

Officer assisted with a medical on S Market Street.

Officer responded to Meadow Estates for suspicious activity around a trailer. Officer found no suspicious activity in the area, however will do extra patrol in the trailer court.

12/27/2020

Officer received a call about a reckless driver going through town. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer assisted MFR with a medical at the Madrid Home.

12/28/20

Officer took a report of a possible sexual assault.  The incident is currently under investigation.

Officer received a phone call from Meadow Estates.  The resident believed people were outside the house talking.  Officer did not see anyone during patrol around the residence.

 

MPD Blotter December 7 – December 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

12/07/20

Officer received a call requesting extra patrol at a property on North Main Street.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer received a call of a lost wallet on Highway 17.  Officer attempted to locate the wallet but was UTL.  Officer received a call back later from the owner stating that it was located.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call at the Madrid High School.

Officer received a call of a neighbor dispute in the 600 block of Washington Street.  Caller stated that the neighbor has thrown loud parties the last two weekends, waking everyone up.  Officer will speak to the property owner and let him know that there have been complaints and will step up patrol on weekends around this time.

Officer tested all storm sirens in town.  Sirens all tested OK.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at Edgewood Park.  Officer unlocked the vehicle without incident.

Officer received a noise complaint in the 600 block of South Main Street.

Officer received a call for a vehicle with no brake lights. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer received a call for a missing cat in Meadow Estates. Officer located the cat and returned to owner.

12/08/20

Officer received (3) requests from insurance companies for past accident reports.  Officer filled each records request after receiving payment.

Officer assisted Elementary School Staff with a welfare check on a student.

Officer fingerprinted a Madrid resident for a job-related background check.

Officer assisted the Boone County Sheriff’s Office with a personal injury accident at Unicorn and 300th Street.

Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of South Kennedy Ave for a domestic situation.  Officer arrived and made contact with the subjects.  It was just a verbal argument between two intoxicated individuals.  Both parties were separated for the night.

Officer received a noise complaint in the 600 block of Main Street. Officer spoke to the resident to listen to music at a reasonable level.

12/09/20

Officer removed a deer off of the roadway on Highway 17, just South of Dollar General.  Officer contacted “The” Jim Olsen, who was issued a salvage tag for the deer.

Officer met with a DCI Agent and went over information on an on-going case.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident on how to perform a welfare check on a loved one who lives in another state.

Officer was dispatched to the Madrid Bakery for a two-vehicle accident.  Both drivers were given an exchange of information form for the minor fender bender.

12/10/20

Officer assisted a Boone County Deputy with attempting to locate a Madrid resident that he needed to speak with reference a case.  Subject had recently passed away.

Officer returned a phone call to a Minnesota resident asking questions about Iowa and Madrid animal requirements.  Officer figured out and advised her that she needed to contact South Dakota because that is where the incident took place and who needed to advise her if there was a process to assist her.

Officer attended a court hearing in reference to a local arrest for driving under suspension.

Officer received a complaint about dogs barking constantly in the 700 block of Edgewood Ln.

12/11/20

Officer responded to the elementary to assist staff with an out-of-control student there.

Officer responded to a family dispute on S. Market St. the parties agreed to separate for a time to cool off.

12/12/20

Officer unlocked a vehicle on N. State St.

Officer assisted city crew with moving vehicles parked on the street for snow removal.

Officer responded to The Cedars for a medical.

12/13/20

Officer participated in the Christmas parade around town.

12/14/20

Officer assisted City Crews with moving of vehicles for snow removal.

Officer was dispatched to a car vs. deer on Hwy 210.

12/15/20

Officer assisted Boone County Deputies with a out of control teenager on QW Ln.

Officer received a phone call regarding a loose dog uptown. Officer was unable to locate the dog.

Officer returned a phone call about possible scam activity.

12/16/2020

Officer attempted to make contact with a resident about a no contact order.

12/17/20

Officer responded to the 600 block of W. 2nd Street for a family dispute\ runaway juvenile. Police found the young man a short time later at a friend’s house and returned him home.

Officer responded to N. Water St for a report of a suspicious person in the area. Officer checked on him and determined that he was a surveyor for Huxley Communications.

12/18/20

Officer responded to a car vs. deer East of town on Hwy 210, vehicle was towed to Condon’s.

Officer returned a phone call about child custody.  Officer advised it was a civil issue.

12/19/20

Officer picked up a dog that was running at large near 1st and Market St. Officer left a voicemail for a dog owner to come pick up their dog. The animal was returned the next day.

Officer spoke with multiple property and vehicle owners regarding junk or abandoned vehicles parked on the street or in public lots around town.

12/20/20

Officer served a trespass notice to a Madrid resident from Git n Go.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire with a medical call on Madelyn Lane.

MPD Blotter November 30 – December 6, 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

11/30/20

A Madrid resident brought a dog into the police department. Officer was able to return the dog to her home.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a possible phone scam.  No private information was exchanged on the call.

12/01/20

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

Officer sent (2) past accident reports, to an insurance agent, after receiving records requests and payment.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference someone making a small unauthorized charge to her credit card through online Amazon.  Caller stated that she would put together the requested information for the officer and meet later in the week.

Officer received a complaint of junk in the parking, in the 100 block of South Union Street.  Officer spoke to the property owner and asked that the items be removed.

Officer assisted an out-of-town resident, with a vehicle tire issue, on South Kennedy Avenue.

A Madrid resident dropped off a quantity of new toys to be given out over the holiday season.

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

12/02/20

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

Officer attended a meeting on hazard mitigation for the City.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid teacher, in reference to teaching three classing on CSI, at the end of December.

Officer assisted a stranded motorist, at Highway 17 and 1st Street.  Officer was able to get the car into neutral and get it pushed off of the roadway.  Owner was finally able to get the vehicle started and removed.  Thanks to Iowa State Patrol Trooper Long for the assistance with traffic control.

Officer received a call of a suspicious person in the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer checked on the subject and found everything to be OK.

Officer returned a phone call to a Madrid resident, in reference to a missing cell phone.

Officer spoke to an employee at Dollar General, in reference to a missing cell phone.

12/03/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident drug activity at Edgewood Park.

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

12/04/20

Department cell phone was bombarded with robo calls that would ring twice and hang up on call back the message said Friends and Family Service. The calls would come in every couple of minutes. Officer called US Cellular and they advised it was a known issue they are having and working on fixing it. Phone stated approximately 200 missed calls.

Officer unlocked a vehicle at the Madrid Home.

Officer assisted County Deputies with a call near T Ave and Highway 210.

12/05/20

Officer received a call about possible trespassers at the intersection of Union and 21st St. Officer was unable to locate anyone on the property.

Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of Brodie Ln for a naked man in the front yard of the residence. Male was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and taken to Boone County Jail.

Officer received a noise complaint for the 600 Block of S Main. Officer unable to locate any loud music.

12/6/20

Officer took a report of a found dog on S. Washington St. Officer returned the puppy home.