MPD Blotter July 15 – July 21, 2019


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166



Officer returned a lost/found wallet, from over the weekend, to its owner.

Officer followed up on a call at Dollar General over the weekend.

Officer spoke to a family, about a property that needs cleaned up, on North Union Street.

Officer was called to Subway for a vehicle unlock.  Officer unlocked the vehicle without incident.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who was served a junk vehicle ordinance violation, in the 400 Block of South Market Street.  She stated that a family member would be picking up one vehicle this week and that the other would have plates on it and be driven.  Officer will follow up and make sure the infractions are corrected.

Officer tagged a vehicle for removal in Veteran’s Square.  Officer also followed up on two other vehicles that were tagged in that area and found both vehicles had been taken care of.

Officer did a background check, for a Federal Background Investigator, on a past Madrid resident, for a job-related background check.

Officer was called to Southern Prairie Drive, for a report of a dog barking all morning.  Officer checked on the animals and located a new puppy in a kennel that was crying for attention.  The dogs had plenty of water and were well taken care of.  Neighbor stated that he would notify the owners that an Officer was there.

Officer received a call of a suspicious subject laying in the roadway by Edgewood Park.  Officer found the male subject riding his bike a block away and appeared to be OK.

Officer was notified of a vehicle striking a flower pot in front of City Hall.  No damage was done to City property and no reportable damage was done to the subject’s vehicle.

Officer was dispatched to a noise complaint in the 700 block of W. 2nd.  It was determined one of the parties had a valid statewide warrant from Jefferson.  The subject retreated to a basement bedroom and refused to exit.  Officer along with Sheriff Deputies were able to eventually take the subject into custody without further incident.  Arrested was Anthony Frey, of Madrid, for violation of a court order.  

Officer stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of S. Main street for a moving violation.  The driver was warned for improper stop at a stop sign.



Officer met with an Iowa State Patrol Officer and finished the DOT road closing paperwork for the annual Labor Day Celebration.

Officer spoke to the landlord, of a subject arrested last night, who wanted information on the eviction process.  Officer recommended that he speak to an attorney and get the process started immediately.

Officer returned a call to an Ames Probation Officer, reference an arrest from last night, and left him information on his voicemail.

Officer was called to 6th and State, by a Postal employee, for a dog running at large.  Officer picked up the animal and returned her home.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who was served a junk vehicle ordinance violation, in the 400 Block of South Market Street.  They advised that Teen Challenge would be picking up the vehicle next week.  Officer will follow up to make sure it is removed.

Officer witnessed a suspicious vehicle occupied by two people behind a local business.  Officer stopped to speak with them.  It was determined one had a valid warrant for Dallas County.  Officer took the subject into custody without incident and remanded him to Dallas County for transport.  Arrested was Mark Manders, of Madrid for failure to appear. 



Officer spoke to the City Crew reference a dog running at Edgewood Park.  Dog was described as a basset hound.  Animal ran towards home when the rain started.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident at Meadow Estates, reference a stray cat that was doing damage to his trailer.

Officer was notified of a subject in town that was wanted.  Officer made contact with and arrested Anthony Frey, of Madrid, for a valid warrant out of Dallas County. 

Officer spoke to a resident regarding a parking question.  Officer advised.



Officer assisted a Federal Background Investigator on a back-ground check on a past Madrid resident.



Officer responded to a hit and run accident on Maple Ridge Drive. Minor property damage occurred and a suspect vehicle has been identified.



Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, with a medical call in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Ave.



Officer received a complaint of a suspicious person at the Madrid Bowling Alley.  Officer responded and found no issues.