MPD Blotter December 9 – December 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

12/09/19

Officer received a complaint of a lost dog.  The animal had been captured by the night officer, the night before.  Officer returned the animal to its owner.

Officer received a call from a property owner in the 400 block of North Main Street.  He asked permission to pick up trees that were being cut on city easement property.  Officer spoke to the Public Works Director who confirmed that all of it is first come, first serve and gave the male permission to take it.  Officer also spoke to the tree service cutting the trees down and stated that it is their policy that its first come, first to take also.  The caller stated that another female had told him that all the wood was given to her by the company putting the line in.

Officer received a call that the school speed limit sign on Highway 17 was blinking on Sunday.  Officer passed the information onto the school superintendent.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident reference a phone scam.  The subject stated that he was with Alliant Energy and he had 30 minutes to pay his bill or his power would be shut off.  The caller ID number even matched the true number for Alliant Energy.  He confirmed with Alliant that they would not call but send a notice.  If you receive a call like this, please do not send payment, but call your energy provider.

Officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Milwaukee Street to assist Boone County ambulance with a lift assist.

Officer followed up on a theft investigation.

Officer responded to the 600 block of South Union for suspicious activity.  Caller advised suspicious people came to their door.  Officer was unable to locate anyone in the area.

12/10/19

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

Officer received a complaint of a vehicle parked in Veteran’s Square from the Public Works Director.  Officer served the owner a notice to remove the vehicle.

Officer served a second owner of a vehicle parked in Veteran’s Square that had flat tires, a broken window, and expired plates.

12/11/19

Officer met with a subject from ISU who had information about classes for senior aged people. Officer took the information and presented it to the SAM Center staff so the courses could be taken advantage of.

Officer received information of a subject that had several valid warrants that were entered by a Madrid officer dealing with a case of stolen vehicles and vehicle break-ins.  Officer contacted Jefferson Police Department and asked then to attempt to locate the subject so he could be taken into custody.

Officer filled a records request for a past report from a Madrid resident.

Officer received a call of several kids messing around at the Madrid Laundromat.  Officer responded and found kids pushing each other in the cart around the business.  Officer found no damage so they were just all warned.

Officer assisted Boone County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone County ambulance with an emergency medical call in the 2300 block of QF Lane.

12/12/19

Officer transported a patrol vehicle to Granger Motors to have mechanical work and recalls completed on it.

Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of South Market Street, for a dog running at large.  Officer picked up the dog and with the help of Madrid Media was able to reunite the animal with her owner.

Officer spoke with the Chief of Police in Granger and went over information on a case.

Officer was dispatched to the area of the bike trail and Highway 17, for three kids trying to break into a building.  Officer made contact with the juveniles and found out that they were not trying to but it appeared as they were.  They were given a warning for trespassing and their parents were called.

Officer met with a parent of a juvenile from the above call and explained to her what had occurred.  The father of the juvenile was notified on-scene and the mother lives in another city.

12/13/19

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

Officer picked up a police vehicle from Granger that was serviced.

Officer spoke to a parent, reference an issue with his juvenile daughter.

12/14/19

Officer provided a funeral escort.

Officer stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 700 block of E. North St. Officer cited the Woodward juvenile for excessive speed.