MPD Blotter February 4 – February 10, 2019


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166


Officer received a call from a resident of the Green Street Apartments, reference a vehicle unlock. The windows and doors were too frozen to unlock without the possibility of damage to the vehicle.

Officer spoke to dispatch reference a runaway from our jurisdiction.  West Des Moines Police located the juvenile, with her mother, while dealing with another case.  Officer had dispatch remove the juvenile out of the system.

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

Officer received a request for a past accident report from a business involved in an accident, in the City, back in December.  Officer sent them a copy of the report.

Officer performed traffic stop near 8th and Washington.  Driver was warned for failure to make a complete stop.

Officer went to the DCI Lab and picked up a stolen handgun that was recovered in a past case.  Officer will work with Des Moines Police Department and get the weapon returned to its owner.

Officer followed up with several subjects regarding a past harassment case.  Officer will review the new information.


Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle from a downtown business.  Officer looked around the area and then had dispatch enter the vehicle as stolen. Officer received information from several local business of two suspicious people downtown attempting to locate a Madrid resident, in the same time frame.

Officer made contact with a Madrid resident and asked him questions about the above case.  Subject denied any knowledge of why people would be in town looking for him and stated that he could not give any names of the subjects by the physical descriptions given.

Officer was called to Cedar’s by staff members who caught a male subject in the building that they did not want there visiting family.  When confronted he ran from the building.  Officer made contact with the male subject at Highway 210 and County Line Road and informed him that he was not welcome on the property.

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for a possible shoplifter. Due to another call, dispatch had a 6-minute time delay to dispatch the call.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.  Officer did watch the video and saw the female.  Female paid for items with a debit card so manager will get ahold of corporate and try and get the name of the suspect.


Officer released stolen property / evidence from a past case back to the rightful owner.

Officer made contact with several vehicle owners and tagged several others, for snow removal throughout the City.

Officer assisted a stalled motorist at 1st and State.  Officer pushed the vehicle off of the roadway and gave the driver a ride to school.

Officer and City Officials had a meeting with two Madrid residents to go over the City animal ordinance and concerns they had. REMINDER: All pets in the City limits of Madrid need to be licensed at City Hall.  Please bring vaccination paperwork with you, since that is also a requirement for the license.

Officer spoke to the owners of a downtown business about a parking issue, mainly over lunch time.  For those that enjoy eating downtown, please be considerate of the private parking at Bannor Toys, for the employees coming back to work after lunch.

Officer assisted a motorist with unlocking and then jump starting their vehicle.

Officer took a report of a stalled vehicle on State St. The owner advised that it was in a no parking zone, but will be removed first thing in the morning.


Officer was dispatched to a domestic in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer interviewed a female and found that it was a mandatory arrest situation.  Officer located the male at work, in Madrid, and placed him under arrest.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle from the 200 Block of south Green Street.  Officer received all the information from the victim and about a possible suspect.  Officer had dispatch enter the vehicle as stolen in NCIC.

Officer contacted the Des Moines Police Department and asked for assistance checking an address for a possible stolen vehicle / suspect.

Officer spoke to a Dallas County probation officer and exchanged information on a case.

Officer assisted Grimes Police Department on a stolen vehicle case that Madrid Officers recovered in the City.

Officer assisted in an insufficient check case from Madrid Automotive.

Officer assisted City State Bank with getting them a case number from a previous case from 2018.

Officer was called to Highway 210 and County Line Road for a male subject acting erratic.  Officer made contact with the subject in his trailer at that location and spoke to him.  He stated that he was having some issues.  Officer stood by until his mother arrived to assist him.

Officer was contacted by dispatch that Perry PD had recovered the vehicle that was reported stolen this morning.  Officer made contact with the subjects at Perry PD and released the vehicle back to the owner.  The vehicle was not damaged.  Officer filled the gas tank for the subject after being told there was no gas in the van and she could not make it back to town. Case is under investigation.

Officer arranged for and was present during a civil standby between the suspect and victim of a domestic assault that occurred earlier today. Officer assisted in communicating between the two, reference property and pets in the home.


Officer responded to the 200 block of E. 2nd Street reference a domestic situation. Officer arrested the male half and charged with domestic abuse assault serious.

Officer assisted medical personnel with a call on 9th street.

Officer attempted to locate a reckless driver coming from Slater. Vehicle never made it to the city.


Officer assisted Public Works in getting vehicles moved off of City streets pursuant to the Snow Ordinance.

Officer received a phone call from a resident that had questions about the Snow Ordinance.

Officer responded to a residence on W. North Street to take a report of harassment. The suspect was contacted by police and advised to discontinue contact with the victim.

Officer arrested a male on a Dallas County warrant stemming from failure to appear in court on a minor traffic violation. Officer transported the man to Woodward where he was turned over to a Dallas County Deputy Sheriff.

Officer assisted in retrieving property from a residence after an arrest.