MPD Blotter February 22 – February 28, 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

02/22/21

Officer located a vehicle, stuck on the curb, just South of 2nd Street on Highway 17.  Officer did traffic control while the tow company pulled the vehicle free.  There was no damage to the vehicle.

Officer spoke to a media outlet from Perry regarding wanting additional information on a case from last week.

Officer spoke to a downtown business owner, reference having water leaking into his business and not being able to shut off the water.  Officer passed the info onto the water department employee to assist him in the matter.

Officer met with high school staff and took contraband into evidence.  Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia are pending for a Madrid juvenile.

Officer backed up a state trooper that was on a traffic stop just North of the city limits on Highway 17.

Officer was notified of an open door on the rear of a downtown business.  Officer did a walk through and found nothing to be disturbed.  Officer notified the owner who stated that they would get it secured.

Officer was able to help a Madrid resident find their dog who had just gotten out of the house.

A Madrid resident came to the police department with an estate issue. Officer advised the resident to seek the advice of an attorney.

02/23/21

Officer received a call of a possible gas leak from a Madrid resident on West 1st Street.  Officer called out Madrid Fire.  It was found that the gas detector was malfunctioning and needed replaced.

Officer received a call from the Fire Chief of smoke alarms going off in a residence on South State Street.  Officer called the Deputy City Clerk who called the owner and gave them notification.  Owner stated that they would get the problem handled.

Officer met with the senior postal delivery worker/Ex-US Marine, who turned in a pair of lost and found prescription glasses that he found while on his route.  Glasses can be claimed at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer worked with the fraud department at Amazon and exchanged more information on an on-going fraud case, dealing with an unauthorized use of a credit card felony case.

Officer assisted Madrid Elementary staff with speaking with a juvenile, who does not go to school there, about not being able to be on grounds while school is in session.

Officer served a property owner on County Line Road, a notice for a hearing, for an abatement notice that had been served, that was not satisfied by the required time.

02/24/21

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference the process of getting a rebuilt title for an old vehicle that he took on trade, and was looking to get running.

Officer took a complaint of a dog barking on East 6th Street. Officer spoke to the resident and advised the owner to keep the dog inside during the middle of the night.

02/25/21

Officer received a subpoena, for a past criminal case, and forwarded it to an online company, for a records request, on an on-going criminal case.

Officer was called to the 500 block of South Main Street to assist Polk County in locating a subject that they had criminal charges on from a case just South of city limits.  Officer made contact with Jamie Graham and attempted to take him into custody, but the subject resisted arrest and attempted to conceal evidence.  Subject was taken into custody and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, a Class B Felony, Failure to affix drug tax stamp, a Class D Felony, along with Interference with Official Acts and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Subject was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was held.

Officer did a vehicle unlock on 328th Lane.

02/26/21

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with a medical call at the fire department.

Officer took a complaint regarding traffic flow on Kingman Blvd.

02/27/21

Officer took a complaint regarding traffic flow on Kingman Blvd. Officer forwarded on the complaints to two City Council members who made contact with the site developer immediately. Officers will be in the area providing additional patrol to ensure compliance through enhanced enforcement.

Officer assisted Boone County deputies with a high-speed chase that ended North of Madrid, one male was arrested for eluding police and driving while revoked another male was arrested for a valid warrant out of Cedar County. Third male was taken to Luther where he was staying and not charged in the incident.

Officer followed up on an on-going case that started yesterday.

Officer performed extra patrol on Kingman Blvd due to a complaint of high-speed travel.

Officer was dispatched for a hit n run suspect possibly coming into Madrid from Woodward.  Officer waited on QM lane but did not see the vehicle.

02/28/21

Officer responded to a family disturbance on N. Main Street. Parties agreed to separate and no one wished to pursue any charges.