MPD Blotter January 6 – January 20, 2020

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

01/06/20

Officer followed up with a property owner to ask some questions that were asked at the Council meeting over the weekend.

Officer made contact with a suspicious male, going door to door, in the 100 block of West 22nd Street.  Subject was handing out political information for the presidential campaign.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference receiving a scam call.  Subject did not give out any personal information and just hung up.

Officer responded to the Madrid Fire Department for a medical assist.  Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a patient.

Officer followed up on a notice that was served, for a violation of City junk ordinance, on 22nd Street.  One vehicle had been removed.  Officer spoke to the owner who was working on the second and stated that he would be removing it also. 

01/07/20

Officer received a call of a male subject sleeping in a vehicle at 2nd and State Street.  Officer knew the subject to be a newspaper delivery driver that lived in an apartment in that block.  Officer checked on the subject but found he had exited his vehicle before he arrived.

Officer received a call on a suspicious box by the ATM machine.  Officer stopped and found that maintenance work was being done on the machine.

Officer received a call from DHS reference a case referral from an arrest on Christmas.  Officer and case worker exchanged information on that case along with a separate complaint dealing with another Madrid resident.

Officer assisted Dallas County with a single vehicle accident, South of Madrid, on Highway 17.  Vehicle hit a dog causing heavy front damage. 

Officer spoke to the owner of a building, in the 200 Block of South State Street, that was served a notice for a dangerous situation of falling bricks.  Owner had contacted his insurance company who was bringing an engineer up to look at the damage and get a game plan in place. 

Officers attended a table top meeting in Ogden put on by Emergency Management.  

01/08/20

Officer was called to Locust and Highway 210 for a cat stuck in a tree.  Officer called the Fire Chief surveyed the situation and will assist the animal if he is unable to find his way back down.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a missing trailer. 

Officer responded to Dollar General for a parking complaint.  Officer located owner of vehicle and had it moved.

Officer attempted to locate a subject with a warrant.  The male subject fled the home, through a back door, upon the officer’s arrival.  Officer was unable to locate the subject.

Officer responded to the 500 block of South Main for a garage fire.  Officer assisted Madrid Fire Department. 

01/09/20

Officer attended a court proceeding from a case from February of 2018, dealing with a violation of a no contact order.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident by signing off on a tint ticket, so that the subject could register his vehicle.  Officer checked and all tint on the front windows had been removed.

Officer was notified of a subject possibly en route to the High Trestle Trail, that needed a welfare check done.  Dallas County stopped the subject on the West side of the bridge. 

01/10/20

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who stated that his vehicle was missing.  He later found that it was towed by his property manager.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call, in the 600 Block of West 1st Street.

Officer met a resident of West Des Moines at Git N Go, and presented them with an emergency fuel voucher, from the local church.

Officer met with a Madrid resident, who turned in a lost/found debit card.  Officer contacted the owner and returned the property to her,

Officer spoke to a parent of a child that was involved in an accident, in early December, in the City.  Officer will email him a copy of the report.

Officer followed up with Casey’s on an ongoing theft investigation.

Officer handled to a lift assist medical call. 

Officer had approximately two dozen vehicles removed from on street parking to allow for proper plowing. Everyone was eager to cooperate, so no citations had to be issued and no vehicles required towing.

Officer checked back with the patient from the earlier medical call, she was ok. 

01/11/20

Officer followed up on an on-going investigation.

Officer preformed a funeral escort. 

01/12/20

Officer assisted Boone County Ambulance/Madrid Fire Rescue on a medical call in the 300 block of N. Locust St.