MPD Blotter August 17 – August 23, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166



Officer was dispatched to the Madrid Home for a fire alarm.  Turned out to be a false alarm from drywall dust affecting the system.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident about a complaint from last week of an aggressive neighbor.  Officer spoke to both parties who stated that it was a heated exchange and emotions were high due to the storm.  Both stated that there would be no further issues.

Officer was called to the area of 6th and State, for a vehicle that drove around workers, almost striking one of them.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle, only description was a black Ford.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who passed on some possible information about a past case dealing with damage on the trail.  Officer passed it on to the Boone County Conservation Officer working the case.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who had an in-home daycare with some major tree issues.  Officer passed the issue on to Public Works.

Officer was called to the west side of the elementary school for a vehicle that had been struck and had very minor damage.  Officer investigated and found the truck and trailer that accidentally struck the mirror. The driver would have had no idea he hit the vehicle.  Information was exchanged.

Officer was notified of a vehicle that had lost a wheel just south of town during the previous investigation.  Officer checked on the vehicle and was unable to locate it.

Officer received a complaint of wrongful dumping at the city site on West 3rd Street.  Officer made contact with the subject that dumped some items and arranged for him to pick it up when the dumpsters are swapped for empty ones.

Officer was dispatched to Meadow Estates for a strange person knocking at a resident’s door, before arrival was dispatched to disregard because the residents recognized the visitor.


Officer was dispatched to Casey’s General Store after an employee located an item that could be drug related.

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

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 400 block of South Main Street.

Officer advised a Madrid resident there is no longer tree dumping at the high school site. This goes for the post office spot as well. The high school and post office lots are no longer open to the public for tree/debris disposal.  The City Dump is the location to take trees.  


Officer fingerprinted a subject for a job-related background check.

Officer spoke to a DHS worker and attempted to assist her with a case and locating a subject that could be in the Madrid area.

Officer was called to the 500 block of East North Street for a power pole that had been damaged.  Officer located it and found it to be a Medicom pole and line.  It had already been reported.

Officer checked on a line hanging low at 22nd and Market believed to be a power line.  Upon further inspection, it also turned out to be a Medicom line and they had already been notified of it.

Officer was called to the 2nd and Cedar for a lost/found black case.  Officer located a large amount of suspected methamphetamine in the case, along with drug paraphernalia.  If you lost this item, please call Chief Tasler at the Madrid Police Department, if it is not claimed we will make contact with you as soon as the fingerprints come back from DCI. Thank you.

Officer was called to the 600 block of Maverick Lane for an out of control 9-year-old. 


Officer responded to the Madrid Market for a report of an out of control juvenile.  Officer was able to assist EMS with de-escalating the child.

Officer responded to the 600 block of E 2nd for a medical call.  Officer assisted EMS.



Officer responded to the 800 block of E. 2nd Street reference a subject acting erratically. Officer made contact with the female and during the investigation determined that she was suffering from a medical issue.

Officer responded downtown, reference a report of a skid loader moving a motorcycle without the permission of the owner. The owner was contacted and although he did not appreciate the operator moving his bike he did not wish to pursue charges.

Officer assisted with a high-speed chase from Woodward that ended in Madrid.  All occupants fled on foot around the Madrid Home, Officer located two of the juvenile suspects.

Officer assisted with returning a stolen car to its owners located in Ames. 


Officer picked up a stray dog and turned it over to the Humane Society

Officer performed a vehicle unlock for a Madrid resident.

Officer picked up a stray dog and was able to find the owner and return it home.

Officer assisted with a high-speed chase that came through Madrid from Swede Point Park area. Suspects were caught when chase came to an end near Ames.


Officer was notified of an adult showing pornography to juveniles, ongoing investigation

Officer was advised of some neighbor misconduct, ongoing investigation

Officer picked up a loose dog and returned it home.

Officer performed a traffic stop for speeding by the high school.