MPD Blotter June 15 – June 21, 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 a careless driver northbound into town on Highway 17.  Caller stated that it was a road rage incident that led to one driver punching the window of another and the man almost being run over.  Officer stopped the vehicle and detained the subject until Polk County Deputies could arrive and handle the case because it occurred in their jurisdiction.

Officer received a call from a subject wanting to report a case from 15 years ago.  The caller called back later and stated that she had a mental episode and did not need to speak with police.


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a stolen welcome flag.  It was described as having ice cream logos on it. This is the 2nd flag that the owner had stolen in 2 years, and the thief took the time to unscrew the mount to steal it.  If located, please return to the Madrid Police Department.

Officer was dispatched to East 6th and Washington for a company that hit a gas line while it was digging.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil stand-by while he retrieved his property from a family members residence.

Officer received a call of a vender trying to sell Kirby Vacuum Cleaners without a permit.  Officer made contact with the subject at 22nd and North Water and asked him to leave the City until his business received the proper permit.

Officer responded to multiple reports of a reckless driver heading northbound on Hwy 17 in to Madrid.  Request was mutual aid from Polk County.  Officer located and stopped the suspect vehicle.  Polk County Sheriff’s Officer came and issued citations and impounded the vehicle.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call on Edgewood Lane.


Officer worked on paperwork on a past case and an officer sent up paperwork for three warrants on a subject.

Officer did a welfare check in the 100 block of Peterson Parkway.  Everything checked out OK. Subject was just having phone issues.

Officer returned a phone call to a Madrid resident needing information on the finger printing process for a job-related background check.

Officer spoke to a DCI agent and shared information on an on-going case.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a possible fraud case.  She stated that she was out of town but would stop in and share some information when she returned.  Officer spoke to the victim, who had someone try and withdraw funds from her PayPal account. No money was lost in the transaction.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a tree trimming company starting at 6:20am, behind their house.  They had already spoken to the boss and the work was done, so there should not be any other issues. 

Officer was dispatched to a lost child in the City.  Officer spoke to the parent and located the child and gave the child a ride home.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of Jonathan Drive for a report of unruly children.  Officer spoke with the parent regarding possible resources for the children.


Officer finger printed a Madrid resident for a job-related background check.

Officer met with a city street department employee, who turned in a lost/found phone.  It can be claimed at the Madrid Police Department.

Officer responded to Meadow Estates reference a child welfare case there. Officer made contact with all parties involved and found one of the children’s guardians to be in need of mental help. Officer was able to get their spouse home from work and a grandparent to the residence as well. Officer will follow up and refer them to DHS.  


Officer gave traffic control at a gas leak, at 1st and Water after a company accidently hit a gas line.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference semi parking on his own property.

Officer sent information to an Army recruiter after receiving a request of information form.

Officer unlocked a vehicle.

Officer assisted with a medical call at the Meadow Estates.

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call. Later determined to be a resident of the Madrid Home that has dementia. He checked out OK.

Officer assisted with a medical call on North Locust.


Officer responded to the Madrid Home for a public assist.  Officer helped a resident with car troubles.

Officer responded to a report of a possible alcohol party with underage attendees. Officer found that everyone was of age.

Officer assisted with a medical call on South Water St.

Officer responded to a neighbor dispute at the N. County Line trailer park.

Officer responded to the police department reference a female in distress found walking along the Highway near the 210 boat ramp. Officer assisted her in contacting her boyfriend to come and get her.


Officer responded to the 500 block of South Main Street reference a family dispute. Police charged a Joel Jeffries with a simple assault and released him with a court date.