MPD Blotter October 14 – October 20, 2019


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 extra patrol on a family members house, due to health issues.

Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 200 Block of South Cedar Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a vacation watch form, for an upcoming winter get away.

Officer returned a phone call and left a message, for a Madrid resident, who called reference two junk vehicles, on County Line Road.

Officer met with staff from Radar Tech, who certified all radar units in the patrol vehicles.

Officer responded to Meadow Estates for a fire set in the woods.  Officer was able to extinguish fire prior to Fire/EMS arrival.  No injuries or property damage occurred.


Officer received a call from a Madrid resident, requesting a call for service, that he made in 2017, reference someone in another state, stealing his identity.

Officer performed a funeral procession.

Officer was dispatched to an out of control juvenile at the 600 block of West North Street.  Officer assisted with settling the juvenile down and spoke to the mother about options for assistance.

Officer spoke to a guardian of a Madrid juvenile about sneaking out last night.  Officer received permission to speak to the juvenile at the high school and warned him for curfew.

Officer spoke to another group of parents reference their children sneaking out last night.

Officer was called to the 400 Block of West 1st Street, for an unwanted subject at a residence.  Dispatch called back and stated that the male had left after the caller contacted police.


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

Officer was called to the High School, for possible criminal mischief to a vehicle.  Officer located no damage to the vehicle.

Officer was called to the 300 Block of South State Street, for kids being unsafe playing on the bridge.  Officer gave all kids present a safety speech before he cleared.

Officer relayed a message to a Madrid resident, in the 200 Block of North Main Street, for the Dayton Police Department.

Officer responded to a report of juveniles fighting in front of the Public Library.  Juveniles were spoken to and their respective parents were contact.  Both children left to go home.


Officer assisted a Madrid resident, with picking up her daughters’ phone, that was located on a find your phone app, after it was brought home from school, by another student.

Officer was dispatched to 21st and North Kennedy Ave, for a vehicle on fire.  Fire was put out.

Officer was called to the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue, for an unwanted male subject there.  Officer spoke to all subjects and the female ended up giving the male a ride back home to Kelley.

Madrid resident stopped in the P.D to inform officer her husband had been drinking and she was worried about her safety, she was going to stay with a relative in another town. Officer followed her out of town to make sure no one was following.

Officer inspected 2 ATV’s for a Madrid resident, and signed off on DNR registration paperwork.

Officer responded to a noise complaint at Green St Apartments parking lot, subject advised they will keep it down and were going inside.


Officer received a call of a vehicle blocking an alley, West of Dalander, in the 100 Block.  Officer made contact with the owner, who immediately moved it.

Officer met with a subject who donated (2) nice bikes to children that need them.  If your child is in need of a bike, please contact Chief Tasler to arrange a meeting.

Officer was dispatched to call a subject, staying at Ledges Park, reference a transaction issue that occurred at the Market of Madrid.

Officer followed up with a victim of a past crime, reported in the City.  Officer also followed up with a Detective from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, and exchanged information on the on-going case.  Officer emailed the County Attorney with the information learned to keep him up on the case.

Officer responded to N. Locust Street reference a domestic situation between mother and daughter. Officer referred the case to DHS for a follow up.

Officer responded to W. 2nd Street for a third-party report of a possible domestic situation between a woman and her foster child. Officer spoke with both parties involved and determined that an argument did occur, however things had settled down.

Officer responded to W. 1st Street for a report of an attempted abduction at the elementary playground. Upon arrival the Officer was informed by the reporting party that it was a false alarm.

Officer took a call of a reckless driver headed southbound out of town on 17. Officer referred the caller to Boone County Dispatch to notify the appropriate agencies.

Officer took a report of two bikes in a dumpster. Officer located the owner and got returned.


Officer responded to a domestic situation at the N. County Line Rd. trailer park. Officer determined that the couple was arguing over relationship problems and assisted them in talking through the issues.
Officer received a report of a suspicious person in the 200 block of E. 22nd St.  Officer located subject and talked with him.

Officer spoke to a female that was looking for the person in the above-mentioned call.  Officer helped her locate him and both left town.

Officer received report of an intrusion alarm at the Madrid High School.  Set off accidentally by the custodian.

Officer discovered an alarm going off on the generator at the Madrid Fire Dept.  Officer contacted an MFD Officer who came and silenced the alarm.

Officer spoke to a resident about who to contact about checking carbon dioxide level in a house.

Officer took a report of a dog bite. Officer made arrangements with the Boone County Humane Society, Dallas County Hospital and the owner of the dog to resolve the incident.

Officer stopped a vehicle for failing to stop. The driver was found to have an instruction permit only without a licensed driver in the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger were juveniles and out past curfew. Officer cited both with curfew violation and the driver was cited with failure to obey a traffic control device and violating conditions of a graduated license.

Officer followed up with the respective parents form the previous entry’s traffic stop.