MPD Blotter October 19 – October 25, 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 issues with a tenant at one of his rental houses, acting very suspicious.

Officer removed a large piece of wood out of the roadway in the 200 block of East 1st Street.

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


Officer took a fraud report from a Madrid resident, after he received a bill that had been turned over to collections, for an ambulance service in New York.

Officer met with a Boone County detective and shared information on an on-going criminal case.  He will speak with the Boone County Attorney for guidance on how to proceed on the case.

Officer received a call of a Silver Chevy SUV southbound on Highway 17 leap frog passing vehicles.  Officer stopped the vehicle at 6th and South Kennedy Avenue.  Driver stated that they were running late to a doctor’s appointment in Des Moines.  Officer warned the vehicle to slow down and drive safely.

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

Officer was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 17 and 210.  A vehicle driven by Laura Lovig of Boone was stopped southbound, waiting for a vehicle to turn East on Highway 210.  A vehicle driven by Jason Martin of Pulaski could not stop in time, with the wet pavement and pulling a heavy trailer and rear ended the Lovig vehicle. Damage was estimated at $3500.

Officer gave a Madrid High School student a ride home due to the rain.

Officer spoke with a DHS staff member and set up a time on Thursday to attempt to locate and speak to a Madrid resident about an on-going case.

Officer followed up with the mother of a juvenile and exchanged information on an on-going case.

Officer responded to a civil issue in regards to property.

Officer assisted with a vehicle pursuit that was heading westbound on HWY 210 from Slater.


Officer finished up an accident report from yesterday and sent it to the State of Iowa DOT.

Officer hand delivered a copy of a case report that was requested by a Madrid resident for insurance reasons.

Officer returned a call to an out-of-town subject and exchanged information on a past accident.

Officer responded to an emergency medical call on East North Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference suspicious activity at night, on East 1st Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a stolen bike that had been stolen from his son and that was recovered.  Another juvenile’s name was given.  Officer will follow-up with that juvenile.

Officer received a complaint of a truck dumping garbage in the city dump.

Officer made a traffic stop at the intersection of Zook Spur Road and Zook Spur Place for a trailer with no lights and no plates. Officer gave the individual a warning for no plates and no lights on the trailer. Officer also warned the individual that the city dump is for Madrid residents only.

Officer assisted a Madrid resident locating a lost dog West of Madrid on Highway 210.


Officer spoke to several juveniles, at the Madrid High School, reference a theft.  Officer was able to find out who stole the property and followed up with the victims’ father.

Officer followed up and spoke to a Madrid resident, reference some possible stolen property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, who requested extra patrol this weekend.  She has a family member visiting from out of town and her ex-boyfriend made threats to harass her while she was in town.

Officer followed up on an unsafe tree in a yard in the 700 block of East 1st Street.  Property is a rental house. Officer will contact the property owner and relay the concerns.

Officer received an anonymous phone call about a domestic situation in the 600 block of Maverick.  Officer spoke with the subjects and everything seemed ok.

Officer performed a welfare check on a resident in the apartments on Locust Street. Subject was fine.

Officer was dispatched to Meadow Estates for a report of a suspicious person. Officer searched the area several times and was unable to locate anyone.


Officer responded to a report of a vehicle that drove into, then out of the ditch just north of town. The officer located and stopped the vehicle. The driver was not impaired, however was very tired after finishing a long day at work. The officer let them go with a warning and let them continue on as they were nearly home.

Officer received a report of theft of services at County Line Trailer Court.  An investigation is ongoing.

Officer dispatched to Tiger Bowl for an entry alarm.  All doors secure and everything appeared fine.

Officer responded to a loud vehicle driving up and down the same road multiple times. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.


Officer issued a citation for failure to use headlights at 2nd and Market Street.

Officer returned a phone call, regarding the next prescription drug drop off.

Officer spoke to a subject regarding an ongoing theft investigation.

Officer took a complaint about a dog at large from the previous day. Officer went through what to do the next time it occurred.

Officer answered questions regarding damage to property concerns.


Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of E. 6th Street for a report of a burglary in progress. It was determined that the homeowner shot a subject attempting to gain entry into his home. The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation was called in to assist with a search and documentation of the residence and a vehicle involved in the incident. A man on scene was hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.  The investigation is ongoing.

Officer took a report of a burglary that had occurred at another Madrid residence before the shooting call was dispatched.  The same subject was involved in this case.  Case is on-going and charges are pending in both cases.