MPD Blotter June 1 – June 7, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166



Officer was dispatched to the 600 block of South Union, to speak with a caller reference a careless driver.  Officer spoke to the resident who stated over the weekend a loud car was driving fast by his house.  Officer spoke to the owner of the vehicle who agreed his car was loud but stated that he never went over the posted speed limit.

Officer answered questions from a Madrid resident, reference conceal carry classes and permit issuing.

Officer received a call from the Public Works Director, reference kids throwing rocks into the drainage canal on East 3rd Street.  Officer made contact with them and asked them to remove all the debris that was placed in the canal, in which they did.

Officer contacted a landlord and filled her in on what has been occurring at her apartment building the last 2 weeks with an out of control resident there.

Officer located two dogs in the 200 block of west 22nd.  Officer located the dog’s owners and returned them home.

Officer responded to an assault call in the 200 block of South State Street.  Officer’s arrested Alex Cellan of Red Oak, for felony assault causing injury, a class D felony.  He was transported to the Boone County Jail.  Also charged with the same crime was his juvenile son.  The juvenile was cited and released to his mother.  Deputy King of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the case. 


Officer returned a call to a past Madrid resident reference a junk vehicle.

Officer filled a request for a past accident report.

Officer spoke to the Public Works Director, reference someone building a dam, in the drainage canal, between 21st and 22nd.  Officer will attempt to locate the subjects and give them a warning to not impede the water flow of the canal.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who reported Mediacom accidentally installed a box on the side of his house and then removed it, after realizing that they must have had the wrong address.  The box left 4 screw holes in his home that he wanted fixed.  Officer instructed him to contact Mediacom and file the report with them and to call back if he needed any assistance.


Officer was dispatched to an emergency medical call in the 400 block of Newton Road.

Officer was dispatched to relay a message to a family member from the Boone County Ambulance.

Officer was dispatched to a careless driver Northbound on Highway 17.  Officer located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.  All paperwork and the driver checked out OK.

Officer was dispatched to a medical call in the 800 block of East North Street.

Officer responded to 400 block of West 1st for a resident yelling from her property.  Officer stopped and spoke with subject.  She was intoxicated and grieving the loss of her son.  Officer processed with the subject.  She calmed down and went inside for the night.


Officers provided extra patrol reference suspicious activity at Meadow Estates.

Officer responded to a report of a person having a mental breakdown. Officer worked with family members to get her some help.

Officer responded to the 600 block of E. 2nd Street reference a suspicious vehicle.

Officer assisted a woman in replacing a smoke detector battery on Peterson Parkway.

Officer attempted to serve an arrest warrant. Subject was not home, message left with roommate for him to contact us.

Officer attempted to locate a person that had to be served civil paperwork. Subject has since moved without leaving a forwarding address, believed to be out of state.


Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of East 9th Street for an unwanted subject at an apartment there.  Officer arrived and found that the ex-boyfriend had kicked in the door and assaulted the female, before fleeing the scene.  The suspect also entered a second apartment in an attempt to get back to his ex-girlfriends’ apartment. Officer will be doing the paperwork and issuing a couple warrants for the out of town subject.

Officer followed up on a fraud case and spoke to the out of town victim.  Victim was updated on the case.

Officer was dispatched to a fire alarm at The Cedars.  Turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of South Kennedy Avenue, to assist Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call.

Officer received a complaint of debris and nails on the sidewalk in the 100 block of West 2nd Street.  Officer contacted the property owner and asked him to clean the area up, in which he immediately did.

Officer received a complaint of people going to door to door, selling satellite service, with no vendor’s permits.  Officer made contact with all three males, gave them a warning for selling without getting a permit, and sent them on their way out of town.

Officer responded to the elementary school for an alarm.


Officer responded to a report of a careless driver northbound on Hwy 17 coming in to Madrid.  Officer located and stopped the suspect vehicle.  Driver was apparently normal, but advised he was tired.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 17 and Second Street.  No injuries.  Report made.

Officer responded to a Fire Alarm at the Madrid Home.  Faulty alarm no fire.


Officer received a report of 2 dogs running loose. One white and one brown. Officer was unable to locate and later found out the owner had picked them up.

Officer responded to Git N Go to collect some illegal drugs left behind in the public restroom.