MPD Blotter November 18 – November 23, 2019


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 and performed a vehicle unlock in the 100 Block of Jonathan Lane.

Officer received (2) requests for background checks from a federal background investigator.  Officer checked the subjects through dispatch, filled out the paperwork and faxed the requests back to the agent.

Officer followed up with a company removing debris from a demolished home on North Main Street.  They confirmed that work will be starting as soon as the DNR paperwork gets back.

Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of West First and Dalander.  Car vs Deer.  No injuries.  Report made.


Officer sat in on a safety meeting at the elementary school.

Officer had a mentor meeting with a Madrid Elementary student, having a few issues with running away from teachers.

Officer received a call from a Meadow Estates resident reference a subject going under several homes in the community and stated that he was from the water department.  Officer did a drive through the park, and saw a subject in a park vehicle was doing this and working on water issues.  This subject was not a City water department employee.

Officer was dispatched to the 400 Block of South Water Street for a female wanting a walk through her house, when she came home and found that the garage door was shut after knowing she left it open.  Officer cleared the house and found nothing had been entered or disturbed.

Officer met with a Madrid resident and gave them a copy of an accident report from the previous night.

Lost dog in the area of 400 Block Southern Prairie Dr.  Officer picked up animal and transported to City Hall.  Owners located and animal turned over.

Officer responded to an assault call in the 600 Block of Brodie.  No assault occurred.  Juveniles playing and escalated.  Parents and juveniles spoken to.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of Madelyn.  Parents requested officer speak to their son about urinating in public.

Officer responded to the Madrid Police Department for a report of suspected child abuse.  DHS referral made.

Officer took a phone call regarding a missing cat.

Officer responded to the 100 Block of Jonathan Drive for a report of harassing text messages.


Officer received a call from elementary school staff, reference a 5th grader that had assaulted 3 teachers.  Officer arrived and after staff spoke to the student’s guardian, gave him a ride home, due to the guardian not having a way to transport the student home.

Officer received a call of a property at 6th and South Kennedy Avenue having junk piled on the curb.  Officer checked and found it appeared to be garbage waiting for Walter’s Sanitation to pick up.  Officer will follow up after garbage pick-up, and if the items are still there, speak to the owner about removal.

Officer met with a Madrid resident reference turning in a lost and found license plate.

Officer assisted the elementary school principal with a welfare check on a student that had not been at school the last 3 days with no call.

Officer followed up on a civil case, dealing with a dog, from over the weekend.  The victim just wanted the subject called and given a trespass warning and no other legal action taken.  Officer will call the subject and advise her of the property owners wishes.

Officer spoke to a repo company employed by US Bank reference a vehicle that was in impound on a case.  Officer released the vehicle so that the company could stop accruing costs.

Officer responded to a report of a reckless driver, southbound through Madrid on Hwy 17.  Officer located and stopped vehicle.  Driver was apparently normal.  Warning issued for driving behavior.

Officer responded to a medical call in the 100 Block of West 2nd.  Assisted EMS.

Officer returned a phone message regarding shots fired.  Incident occurred outside of City Limits.  Caller had already notified Boone County Sheriff’s Office.  Caller stated Deputy did not respond to area.


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who reported that she woke up at 5:45am and found a male subject standing over the top of her bed.  The male subject was known to her.  She yelled at him and he ran out.

Officer checked on a vehicle parked at the Park with a female subject sleeping inside.  Female was from out of town waiting for her child to get out of pre-school.

Officer did a background check on Iowa Courts Online for a local realtor on a possible tenant.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident reference a scam call claiming to be Social Security.  A short time later, a second resident called reference the same scam.  REMINDER:  The Social Security Office will not call you, so if you get a call threatening that you have to call back or send payment or they will suspend your social security number, it is a scam and simply hang up.

Officer assisted with unlocking a vehicle at Dollar General.


Officer responded to a panic alarm at Tiger Bowl, turned out to be false alarm everything ok

Resident turned in an ID and insurance card found on the trail. Officer attempted to contact owner.

Officer received a records request from another department.

Officer received a call from Madrid Elementary regarding a student.

Officer assisted Boone County deputies with a two-vehicle accident near 310th at S. Ave.  All the county’s deputies were on the other side of the county so the officer assisted the motorists with medical attention and exchange of information.   


Officer responded to the Madrid Home for a fire alarm ultimately determined to be a false alarm.  Officer disregarded fire response per the facility staff.

Officer was dispatched to Casey’s reference suspicious activity in the parking lot. The officer forwarded the info on to Dallas County.