MPD Blotter November 16 – November 22, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166


Officer assisted a Madrid resident with replacing a flat tire.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call, in the 300 block of South Cedar Street.

Officer followed up with the owner of the County Line Road trailer park, reference the clean-up projects of several structures that are being torn down.

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject for a job-related background check.

Officer was called to the Madrid library for kids spreading peanut butter on the library property.  Officer made contact with the group of juveniles and found the two kids that committed the act.  Officer made the kids clean up all the property and called their parents.  Both kids will be doing community service in the City.

Officer received a complaint from a Madrid resident of teenagers hanging out in his backyard and not leaving when asked to, resident was advised to call officers when the kids are there and they will be trespassed.

Officer arrested a Granger resident for OWI 1st and speeding at Kennedy Ave and 8th Street. Subject was taken to Boone County Jail.


Officer spoke to the owner of the County Line Trailer Park and informed him that the property will be served a 90-day abatement notice and asked him to step up the clean-up process of the property.

Officer spoke to the owner of a downtown business reference junk vehicles parked behind the business and in Veteran’s Square.  Subject was in the process of having one towed and will be transporting one out of State this weekend.  He stated that he would get on the others asap.  Officer will follow up on this soon to make sure that all space is available for winter parking and snow removal.

Officer spoke to a Dallas County resident, that lives by the City dump, reference a subject dumping leaves on the roadway.

Officer spoke with a DCI Agent and exchanged information on an on-going case.

Officer spoke to a landlord, of a residence on 22nd Street, reference a broken-down truck/trailer on his property.  Officer and landlord spoke to the owner and gave them until Friday to have the truck removed from the property or it would be towed.


Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call at the Madrid Home.

Officer fingerprinted an out of town subject, for a job-related background check.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident with filling out a DNR form to get a newly purchased boat registered.

Officer was dispatched to an incomplete 911 call at the Madrid High School.  Officer responded and found no issues.  The school was able to locate the student who made the accidental call and spoke with him.

Officer followed up with a trespass issue by the Green Street Apartments.  Officer located the juvenile female in question.  The mother of the juvenile will handle the incident to make sure it doesn’t occur again.

Officer spoke to the Emergency Management Coordinator.  The siren policy now changed so that the siren testing will still be the first Monday of every month, but only one of the two will be tested.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a possible phone scam.  No personal information was given to the scammers.

Officer checked on a suspicious vehicle, just off of 22nd Street, at the drainage ditch.  Everything checked out OK.

Officer drew up an arrest warrant, for a Madrid resident, on a past case.  The warrant will be e-filed to the Clerk of Court to be signed by a Judge.

Officer received a complaint of a broken-down vehicle, on the dead-end portion, on Swede Point Road.  Officer contacted the owner of the construction company and asked them to have the vehicle removed, in which he stated that he would.

Officer responded to an alarm at the Tiger Bowl. Officer secured the building and notified a key holder.


Officer received a report of branches and other debris, that had been placed on the parking, in the 300 block of North State Street.  Officer stopped and left a business card on the door, after finding nobody home, asking for the debris to be removed.

Officer arrested Raymond Kenneth Svaleson, of Madrid, on two outstanding warrants.  First warrant was from a Madrid PD case for theft in the 3rd degree and the second was for a violation of a pre-trial report from another past Madrid PD case of domestic abuse assault.  Subject was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was held.  Officer was assisted by a Boone County Conservation Officer.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who reported she caught a subject illegally dumping in a dumpster that she paid for and that was on her property.  Officer will attempt to locate the subjects from the description given and give them a trespass warning for the property.

Officer arrested Joel Eric Brenner, of Madrid, on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was for a Madrid PD case of domestic abuse assault. Subject was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was held.


Officer responded to Linden Lane for a medical call.

Officer received a call about people lighting fireworks at the County Line Trailer Court. Officer was unable to locate anyone.


Officer performed a civil standby at 917 S Kennedy Ave.

Officer performed a traffic stop for equipment in the 300 block of Kennedy Ave.

Officer received a phone call about a loud party in the 300 block of N Market St. Homeowner was advised to keep it down.

Officer performed a traffic stop for speeding in the 400 block of Fairview Dr.


Officer took a complaint of juveniles riding an ATV on the roadway on W. 7th St. Officer made contact with the juveniles and their father to address the complaint.