MPD Blotter October 15 – October 21, 2018


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166


Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 600 Block of West 5th Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid business owner regarding problems with a past employee.

Officer spoke to a neighbor at an apartment regarding possible drug activity at a neighbor’s apartment in town.  Officer will follow up with the information.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding a past civil issue and also a no-contact order in place regarding the subject.


Officer performed a vehicle unlock at the Madrid Tiger Bowl.

Officer took possession of a dog found in the area of 6th and Market Street.  Officer took the dog to the city dog kennel and will attempt to locate the owner.

Officer followed up with several harassment cases and a theft case previously reported.


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam that they received claiming it was the IRS and they were going to arrest him for tax fraud.  REMINDER: The IRS will not call you on the phone. These are scams.  By the end of the work day, Officers received several complaints of these calls.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a civil issue dealing with a past unreported accident.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle taken from town previously in the day.

Officer followed up with a subject regarding a copy of a police report.

Officer found a cut padlock at a storage facility while on patrol.  Officer will make contact with the owner to verify if a burglary took place.

Officer stopped a vehicle in the 700 block of East North St.  The driver was warned for equipment violation.


Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a records request.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident that made a complaint of a junk boat on a subject’s property.

Officer received a citizen complaint of an unattended fire at 22nd and Union.  Officer located the two very small piles of ash that were completely extinguished up arrival.

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

Officer performed a vehicle unlock at the Madrid dump after a resident locked their vehicle with their one-year old inside.

Officer filled a large records request and sent it to the City Attorney for review.

Officer met with elementary school principal and set up a Fire Safety Class for the kindergarten class.

Officer filled a records request for a subject that was made earlier in the day.

Officers responded to a report of a breaking and entering at a residence in the Maple Ridge neighborhood.


Officer met with a Madrid resident reference an insufficient check from Madrid Service Center.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a house watch for the weekend.

Officer assisted in teaching a fire safety class at the Madrid Elementary School.

Officer was called to Greater Love Ministries for an illegal dumping call of furniture.  Officer was able to identify the driver from the video camera.  Officer left a business card for the subject to return and pick it up.  Officer did a follow up and the subject did remove the furniture.

Officer performed a traffic stop at 1st and Main when he saw a vehicle make an improper pass on Highway 210.  Driver was warned for the infraction.

A Madrid resident turned in a lost and found wallet.  Officer spoke to the owner and released it to a family member for her to pick up after work.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference issues with their neighbor’s dog.  Caller was instructed to call when the dog was running at large or barking so that it could be handled.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident in reference to a case of child endangerment from Ankeny PD.  Officer instructed the caller to contact that jurisdiction for information on the case.

Officer was called to Highway 17, just North of the high School, for an auto accident.  A vehicle driven by Michelle Bandstra of Madrid rear ended a vehicle driven by Travis Risvold, also of Madrid.  The impact forced the Risvold vehicle into the ditch.  Condon’s Towing was called who removed the vehicle.  Minimal damages were reported to both vehicles and no injuries.


Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 200 Block of South Greene Street.

Officer took a call of a neighbor dispute in the 500 block of S. Market St. regarding property lines, mowing, and their respective dogs entering the other’s property. Officer recommended a very tall fence.

Officer followed up with an ongoing family dispute.

Officers assisted with the Madrid Parade.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire regarding a structure fire.  The homeowner was able to extinguish the flames prior to Fire and Police arrival.  Madrid Fire removed several smoldering items and checked for any remaining hot spots with none found.

Officer received information regarding the location of a past stolen vehicle from Madrid.  Officer passed the information to Story County where the vehicle was spotted.

Officers were dispatched to an unwanted subject at a residence.  Officers were able to secure a ride for the individual to Des Moines.

Officer responded to a dispute between neighbors.

Officer found and returned a set of keys.


Officers assisted Madrid Rescue/Boone Co. Ambulance with an emergent medical call in the 600 block of S. Main St.

Officer was dispatched to Madrid High School for an alarm.

Officer received a Chevrolet vehicle key that was found on the trail.  Key will be at the Madrid PD.

Officer responded emergent to a report of an unknown person inside a residence on Jonathon Drive. Subject fled the home prior to Officer’s arrival in an unknown direction.