MPD Blotter October 12 – October 18, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference an issue that he was having with his insurance company dealing with storm damage with his residence.

Officer spoke to a new homeowner on Little Street, reference pulling a semi-trailer on the property to unload their belongings.  Officer approved the trailer to sit there for 24 hours and they had already spoke to the neighbors about it.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference an arrest from over the weekend. Victim wanted information on the case.  Officer instructed her that she needed to contact the Boone County Attorney to relay the information that she had due to it being in his hands after the arrest.

Officer spoke to a republican committee member regarding requirements for having a parade through the City.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident who updated the department on her missing dog.  She stated that it had been spotted in the county but had not been caught yet.  Officers will continue to be on the lookout.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a lost wallet.  Officer took all the subject information down so that if it was located, it could be returned.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference his 17-year-old son, who had not returned home and was skipping school.  Officer had the juvenile entered as a runaway.  Officer contacted Des Moines Police to check a residence that the juvenile could be at.


Officer met a Madrid resident at the police department.  She had picked up an elderly male subject on Highway 210, walking into town, and she stated that he was confused.  Officer was able to contact a subject on his phone to identify him.  Officer received his address from dispatch and drove him home – just West of town.  Officer contacted the Boone County Ambulance to transport the male to Mercy, per his doctor.

Officer spoke to a subject reference a lost debit card on the bike trail.  Officer will be on the lookout for the card.

Officer was called by the Tiger Bowl staff, reference an unwanted male that they wanted trespassed from the business.  Officer located Joel Brenner and returned some property that he left there and gave him the warning that he cannot return to the business.

Officer located a dog running loose in the 500 block of West 2nd Street.  Officer returned the animal home and tied him back up as best as possible and left a business card with information on it, in the owner’s door.

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


Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 400 block of West 4th Street.

Officer received a call from the Public Works Director, after he received a complaint of trees blocking a city alley on North Water Street.  Officer contacted the adjacent property owner who stated that they were just waiting for the tree service to come back and remove them.  Officer will follow up on the complaint to make sure that they are removed.

Officer met with a subject who turned in a lost/found item that they found in the middle of Highway 17.

Officer received a phone call about a well-known scam from overseas. Officer advised to call PD in the future if something seems suspicious.

Officer attempted to stop a pickup for no trailer lights.  Driver didn’t pull over until one mile south of Luther.  Driver was cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.


Officer exchanged information with a DHS staff member reference a new complaint they just received about a subject living in the City.

Officer exchanged information with a DHS staff member reference an on-going case.

Officer assisted MFR with a medical call in the 200 block of S State.


Officer spoke with a man reference a traffic complaint on Kingman Blvd.

Officer assisted a motorist with an unlock at Continental Labs.

Officer responded to a reckless driver complaint. Officer made contact with the offending vehicle and cited the driver, Greg Tully of Madrid, with operation with suspended license.

Officer spoke with a man referencing a civil issue.

Officer did extra patrol at 606 South Water.


Officer responded to a home invasion in progress call. It was reported that a family member forced their way into a residence on Maverick Lane. The offender was given a trespass warning for the property at the owner’s request. No criminal charges were levied per their discretion.

Officer responded to a report of a skateboard being stolen from a juvenile at Edgewood Park.  The juvenile stated that it was a misunderstanding and the skateboard was returned to the owner.


Officer responded to a complaint about door to door sales with no vendor permit in the area of Gerald and Kingman Blvd. The suspect had left the area before the officer arrived.

Officer responded to a dog barking complaint at 412 Southern Prairie Drive.  When the officer arrived, the dog was inside the residence.  Officer was unable to make contact with the resident.

Officer received a call about a runaway juvenile that wanted to come home.  Officer will follow up with the appropriate people.

Officer received a call about possible gun shots heard north of West 22nd Street.  Officer investigated and did not observe anything suspicious in the area.

Officer responded to a reckless driver complaint.  Officer followed the vehicle, but did not observe any abnormal driving behavior.