MPD Blotter February 17 – February 22, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166


Officer took in a lost/found cell phone that was located in the woods along the trail.

Officer received a notice for court on an upcoming case.

Officer received a report of a stolen vehicle from the 200 Block of South State Street.  Subject stated that his girlfriend took his car and refused to bring it back and then reported that the vehicle was stolen from her over the weekend.  Officer entered the vehicle as stolen.

Officer received a call from a Madrid business owner in town who was gone over the weekend.  When he reviewed his video cameras, he saw suspicious activity in his parking lot.  Officer reviewed the video and will attempt to locate subjects that were on the property.

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

Officer spoke to an out of town subject who stated that she was missing her wedding rings from a residence in the City.  Information was exchanged over the phone and she stated that she will decide the route that she wants to go and get back to the police.

Officer returned a phone call to a Story County resident reference possible animal abuse.  After speaking to the subject, the Officer found out the only reason that she called police is because the owner wanted the dog back and threatened to call police if she did not return it. Officer informed the subject that she needed to immediately return the animal.  Officer made contact with the owner and told her to call if the animal is not returned.

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


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference on-going harassment with an ex-husband.  Officer informed them to call back when they were home from work and a case file would be started.  Officer met with them later on and took the information.

Officer received a destroyed lost/found item located on Highway 17.  Owner contacted the PD to pick up the item.

Officer was called to Casey’s for an intoxicated male that was left behind by his friends. Officer took the subject home.


Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with a lift assist in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer arrested Richard Keller of Madrid.  Keller was found to have a valid warrant out of Jasper County for Violation of Probation / Sex Offender Registration Violation 2nd/subsequent Offense.  Subject was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was held pending transport to Jasper County.

Officer gave a Madrid resident a ride home from the library, after the weather changed and started snowing so she did not have to walk in the cold.

Officer was called to the Madrid High School for a student having a bad day.  Officer gave the student a ride home, at the request of the mother, due to her working out of town.


Officer was called to the 400 Block of Newton Road, for a homeowner who had locked herself out of her house.  With the assistance of Rankin Construction, entry was gained into the home without causing any damage.

Officer assisted a Madrid landlord with doing a stand-by with her while she served a tenant a notice to vacate.

Officer responded to an alarm at a business that was determined to be false.

A resident called in to report a water issue.  Officer passed it along to public works personnel.

Officer assisted deputies with attempting to locate a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed headed west on Highway 210. The vehicle turned around before getting to the City and was later seen headed back east.

Officer stopped a vehicle near U Ave and 330th Street for a speeding violation that occurred in town. The driver, Melissa Errico of Ankeny, was found to have a revoked license out of Minnesota and did not have a valid Iowa license. Errico received a citation for no license and her vehicle was towed from the scene.


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who will be moving a house into town in mid-April.  Officer informed him to speak with the Public Works Director and the DOT and to follow-up with him once the paperwork is done and the date was set.

Officer received a report of a lost dog.  Officer took down the owner’s phone number and stated that he would contact her if the animal was located.  The animal was located a short time later.

Officer did a walk through the Elementary School and worked with staff on a few issues.

Officer found a lost dog and returned it home.

Officer returned a call to a man who had questions about his handicap placard.  REMINDER: Handicap placard’s must be properly displayed hanging, from the rear-view mirror, while parked in a marked handicapped parking spot. If they are made to hang, please do not just put them on your dash.  


Officer responded to a report of suspicious activity on N. Water St. Officer located the subjects in question and determined that everything was OK.