MPD Blotter November 9 – November 15, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166 


Officer received several complaints of a building being moved onto County Line Road at the trailer park.  Officer made contact with the property owner and informed him that no permits were pulled for the structure and that it needed to be immediately removed.  Damage was done to the roadway in the moving process.  Public Works Director will get an estimate for that damage to access to the property owner.  DOT was also notified reference the incident.

Officer received a complaint of theft of water from a property at West 6th and Market.  Officer attempted to locate the owner but nobody was home.  Officer left a business card for the owner to return a phone call reference this incident along with a junk car that is on the property.

Officer responded to a complaint of a person looking through their basement window. Officer searched the house and found no one inside.

Officer received a parking complaint on Fairview Drive.  Officer will follow up with the owner in reference to parking behind driveways and lengthy parking.


Officer was dispatched to a fire, North and West of the elementary school.  Officer located a controlled burn, in the County, on Rose Road.  Officer disregarded Madrid Fire/Rescue.

Officer was called by the Public Works Director, reference a lengthy parked vehicle, at the city shed. Officer contacted the owner from Des Moines who will be up asap to get it removed.

Officer returned a call to a Nevada police officer, reference a case dealing with a series of bad checks.

Officer was called to the Madrid Elementary School reference an out of control child assaulting teachers and her mother.  Officer arrived and made contact with the first grader and her mother and calmed the situation down.

Officer returned a phone call to a Polk County deputy, referencing a missing person.


Officer attempted to locate a missing female from Polk County.  Officer was unable to locate.

Officer followed up on a notice served at South Market and West 6th Street.  Officer spoke to the property owner about theft of utilities and about city ordinance violations on a junk vehicle and garbage all over the property.  Officer also spoke to him about complaints of loud music and constant traffic in and out of the house late at night.  Officer contacted the landlord and informed them of all the complaints on the property as well.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue, on a medical call, in the 600 block of Kingman Blvd.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 400 block of South Water.

Officer was called to East 1st Street and County Line Road for a subject that damaged the roadway and was trying to fix it himself.  The Public Works Director called and had officers order him to stop the work.  A professional company was already coming in to fix the damaged manhole.  Officer informed him that he needed to stay off of City property and clean up his own property.

Officer performed a traffic stop on Hwy 210 Eastbound, Driver was cited for no license and no insurance.

Officer advised a Madrid resident that open burning was over and advised him to extinguish his fire.

Officer followed up on a motor vehicle accident from earlier in the week.


Officer fingerprinted a person for an employment background check.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam dealing with social security. No private information was exchanged.


Officer assisted medical with a call at Dollar General.

Officer responded to Casey’s for a report of an erratic driver that pulled in there. Determined to be tired.

Officer responded to Highway 210 for a report of a reckless driver.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officer responded to a medical at the Madrid Home.


Officer responded to a stray dog by Jonathan Drive. Officer was unable to locate the dog.

Officer responded to an alarm at Flat Tire Lounge. Officer secured the building and called the keyholder.